BELLE - A Southern Bistro

Belle – A Southern Bistro, located in the heart of historic Downtown Memphis, Tennessee, is the city’s newest destination for classic southern cuisine with a Cajun flare. Featuring a complete menu of your favorite down-home dishes, Belle is quickly gaining recognition as one of the best places to experience the wonderful tastes of the South. 

Led by well-known and respected chef David Johnson, our kitchen combines traditional Southern flavors with influences from the Bayou, Delta, and everything in-between.  We explore a colorful cuisine that redefines what it means to cook and eat in Memphis. We make our handcrafted recipes with the freshest ingredients to create our rendition of the iconic southern dishes we all know and love. Our breads, desserts, sauces, and dressings are all homemade, created with the utmost care and richest flavors to truly capture the essence of Southern cuisine.

Being located in such a historically rich and beautiful area, Belle is the perfect place for a quick dinner with friends and family. Our interior spaces accentuate the stately elegance of our historic location while demonstrating a sense of Southern style, modernity, and cosmopolitan flare. We offer a spacious dining environment that easily accommodates large groups for special occasions in addition to providing a quaint atmosphere for couples or small groups. Offsite catering is also available, as well as reservations for private luncheons.  We have a full bar with a wine list specially chosen to complement the cuisine. Our restaurant is defined by high standards of great food & service in a comfortable setting; you'll love dining with us for dinner or weekend brunch whether you’re having a large get together, a one-on-one meeting, or an outing with your family – and all at an affordable price.

We invite you to experience our southern hospitality for yourself – check out our menus and come on down to Belle!


117 Union Avenue Memphis, TN 38103     Phone: (901) 572-1896

Hours May Change Without Notice

LUNCH: Closed (private parties only)      BRUNCH: Saturday & Sunday 11 am - 3 pm

DINNER: Tuesday - Saturday 5 pm - Until    HAPPY HOUR: Tuesday - Saturday 5 pm - 7 pm

"NEW opening soon" TAVERN: Tuesday - Saturday 4pm - 1 am   enter from  Barbaro Alley behind restaruant