Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous

Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Local Specialty

Price Range: $$

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One local politico lovingly calls this Memphis favorite "ambrosia of pork" -but locals simply call it the 'Vous. Charlie Vergos started this Memphis landmark in 1948 - selling pork sandwiches and...  Read More


  • Best for Barbecue Because: The 'Vous is a Memphis institution and not only serves up the overall best barbecue experience, but also a killer sausage and cheese plate.
  • Best for Downtown Because: This Memphis institution is a must-visit, and we beet you won't be able to resist its smoky siren's song.
  • Best for Family Friendly Because: The 'Vous has loads for kids to love; there's so much movement and action to entertain them, the service is fast, and the food delish.
  • Best for Restaurants with Gluten-Free Menus Because: Almost everything on the menu is gluten-free, with the exception of the bread.
  • Best for Group Friendly Because: The 'Vous has a huge upstairs space for 300 diners, while it's massive downstairs dining rooms work well for groups of 10 - 30 guests.
  • Best for Restaurants near FedExForum Because: The 'Vous is always turning tables quickly, so you can get in and out before the game.