2006-05-25 13:54:24 Copied to Talk, pasted here April 14 -2009
RossMessing adds: Food's not so solid - Just cause you throw "cajun pepper" on a greasy burger doesn't make it cajun.
JeffWhitmire adds: There is a new one opening on Empire Boulevard in Webster (the old Waldron's location). I love their food, never had a bad meal there. As for the name, I'm pretty sure its named after Beale Street in New Orleans, not in Memphis.
AngelaAndrews adds: I have eaten at Beale Street Cafe many times and have had a wide array of their foods. I have never gotten a "greasy" hamburger as someone else has stated. They char-broil their hamburgers, which is why they are NOT greasy. I have enjoyed every meal that I have had there and have never left hungry. The atmoshphere is friendly and enjoyable.
2006-09-18 07:45:59 "N'awlins style food but name the restaurant after a Memphis street?" Yeah I've never understood that either, don’t they play blues music in NO too? Anyhow, now that the smoking ban is in affect I've been able to enjoy eating at Beale Street without everything smelling like cigarette smoke. I’ve had better Cajun elsewhere, but their food is always fresh and tasty. I love the Mud Bugs and get them most every visit. —ZedOmega
2006-09-29 04:58:24 Great place, I've gone here 4 times now and love it. Their gumbo is good and cheap. —TravisOwens
2006-10-14 19:07:15 Unique New Orleans Themed Ambiance and excellent BBQ..Sides & entrees are first rate. We've eaten here about eight times and have been very happy each time. Personally I think the BBQ is on par with Dinosaur. —DevinWiesner
2006-12-14 13:55:02 The last time I went there the food was very good but there was an extremely untalented jazz combo playing and the trumpet player only knew 2 styles, “LOUD” and “off”. It was too full to sit in the dining room so I had to endure ear splittingly loud (and bad) music in the bar during dinner. (This is not a complaint about jazz, I’m a big fan.) —ZedOmega
2007-02-07 12:58:27 Great food, good service, entertainment is hit & miss, but the overall experience is very good. —JackPorcello
2007-04-01 16:47:19 Great brisket! Tonight I split one of the "concerts" (dinner for two) with my dining companion, and we got a huge meal: half a chicken, beef brisket, pulled pork, a combo of fish, ribs, two sides, and cornbread (all for $30). Great deal. —RachelBlumenthal
2007-06-17 20:44:35 They have the best corn bread ever! It's like cake it's so moist. —TomNichols
2007-06-26 23:01:43 Love their cajun fried chicken—especially with the pepper cream sauce. Soooo yummy! —CatherineConnolly
2007-07-09 00:28:08 finally got to the one in webster, had been meaning to for weeks. the cornbread is fucking fantastic. a friend of mine's father owns these joints and he's an amazing cook. the cornbread is everything it's cracked up to be, and the pulled pork is delicious too! —CalebKelsey
2007-07-14 08:16:28 Best chicken fingers I've ever had. Huge portions on some of their dishes, and great flavors. Skip Dinosaur and go here. —CharlieBeltram
2007-10-13 17:56:17 Great food! Try the Mud Bugs and the Corn Bread! Best BBQ in Rochester!!! —MikeDixon
2007-11-10 14:03:20 Delicious food! I came here for the first time after being disappointed by the two hour wait at Dinosaurs. The BBQ is on par with Dinosaurs and the atmosphere is much quieter, with live blues and jazz. —CatMagro
2007-11-10 18:39:54 Ate at Empire location in Nov. 07. The server was a hoot! The brisket was the best I've ever tasted, so tender, not dried out at all. The ribs and chicken were okay. Pulled pork was also average. People who got the chili and Guiness Stew were very impressed. And the rice in the red beans in rice was awesome. —AmyLa