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SILKY'S BEST BBQ ON BEALE Silky O’Sullivan’s is known as the “Father of Barbecue”. He started barbecue contests in Ireland in 1983 and then took his show on the road. He has introduced the joys of Memphis barbecue to people in Bangkok, Russia and even Cuba. Silky continues to judge barbeque contests all over the world. SILKY'S FULLY STOCKED BAR Whether you want a domestic beer or something a little more unique - we have it. Silky's house specialty drinks include our World Famous Hurricane, Screaming Margarita, Blue Lagoon, Hurricane, Boll Weevil, and Irish Coffee. And, of course, for the very brave...the Diver. BEST ENTERTAINMENT ON BEALE Silky O’Sullivan’s features first class entertainment year round. Our rollicking sing-a-long piano show will have you partying until the wee hours nightly. Also Internationally known blues artist Barbra Blue entertains you and sings her deep and rich rendition of the blues that you won’t be able to shake. BEALE'S HISTORIC SALOON Silky O’Sullivan’s present location on Beale Street, formerly the Gallina building, is over 100 years old, and has more recorded history than any other building on Beale Street. It was a saloon that ran all day and all night with as many as fourteen bartenders. In addition to the bar and restaurant, there was a poker room and a race horse room. YOUR NEXT EVENT HERE! You can reserve a section of Silky O'Sullivan for your next event and have us Cater it! Whether you are looking for a great place for a business party, or a wedding rehearsal dinner or just getting together with friends, Silky's has the place for you.

Come to Silky O’Sullivan’s

It is like St. Patrick’s Day all year round. Located at 183 Beale St. in Memphis, TN. We have live entertainment and with our excellent menu our kitchen is always open. When you’re looking for a great place for excellent food, live music and great fun we are your place.

The Staff and Management Southern Fun and Silky O’Sullivan’s



Silky O’Sullivan’s, where it is St. Patrick’s Day all year round. We have been around since the early 70’s. We are now on Beale St. in Memphis, Tennessee. We have live entertainment every day and night. Our kitchen is always open, and we have an excellent menu.


Of all the things to do and see, nothing keeps people returning to Silky’s quite like our selection of smooth, cold, name-your-proof libations. Silky’s has a full bar stocked with whatever you need to shake your thirst. Whether you want a domestic beer or something a little more unique – we have it. If you’re looking for a great place to eat, drink, dance, or just enjoy yourself we are your place on Beale in Memphis, TN!

Contact Info

183 Beale Street, Memphis TN 38103