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Omni Property Management’s guide for shopping, activities & dining from downtown Memphis to the Suburbs
When it comes to shopping in Memphis, no matter what area of town you are in, you are never far from good shopping. We have the big box chain stores that are in every city. Target, Wal-Mart, Costco, Sam’s, Best Buy, Lowe’s, Home Depot and more are easy to find. Memphis also has a variety of local specialty boutique type shops as well as indoor and outdoor malls. If you need or want something ordinary or special, Downtown, East Memphis. Midtown Cooper-Young, Cordova, Bartlett and Collierville have it! In addition to the fabulous shopping opportunities below, here is more places to shop by zip code, click on the zip. 38104, 38018, 38111, 38117, 38125, 38109 38135, 38134, 38122, 38108, 38115, 38060
Wolfchase Galleria Mall
Wolfchase Galleria is located around Bartlett, Cordova & Lakeland
Wolfchase Galleria is a ginormous mall east of the city in Cordova. It is easily accessible via I-40 from downtown / Midtown. Another route is to take Germantown Parkway from Germantown, Bartlett and Collierville. The mall has the big name anchor department stores, Macy’s, Sears, JCPenney and Dillard’s. There are also over 130 popular retailers from over 14 categories. Wolfchase Galleria probably has what you are shopping for! For a complete list of retailers click here
Malco Cinema and Grill offer the latest movies, refreshments and burgers. My favorite activity at the Wolfchase Galleria with my kiddos is riding the carousel. The little kids play area is located on the bottom level. A train drives around the mall during the day.
The food court has a variety of sandwiches, stir fry, pizza, spaghetti, salads and tacos. Also available is snack food, smoothies, pretzels, cookies and Cinnabons. If you would rather have a sit down meal, the Cheesecake Factory is located at entrance 2. Around the corner from the mall are several casual restaurants, Chili’s, TGI Fridays and Hooters. In addition, Logan’s Roadhouse, Olive Garden, J. Alexanders and Red Lobster serve heavier meals. I drive around Cordova and Bartlett checking to see that are tenants are taking care of our owners’ property. After work, I enjoy meeting friends at the Cheesecake Factory. The warm crab and artichoke dip is the boom!
Avenue at Carriage Crossing
Avenue at Carriage Crossing is located around Collierville & Germantown
SHOPPING AT CARRIAGE CROSSING
Collierville has an upscale outdoor mall, Avenue at Carriage Crossing. Besides the anchor department stores Macy’s and Dillard’s, there are also specialty retailers. Customers can shop for kids clothes, sports attire, adult fashions, jewelry and more all in 1 place! I enjoy the ease of parking in front of the store. As a result browsing for merchandise is faster and easier for me to find. There are days that I have 30 minutes between real estate clients. I can get into Sephora and out in less than 30 minutes. For a complete list of retailers click here
ACTIVITIES-AVENUE AT CARRIAGE CROSSING
The Courtyard by Marriott is located in the center turn-around parking lot. Hence, the Avenue at Carriage Crossing is designed to offer activities for families and adults. In addition to shopping, there are pampering services from hair salons, Massage Envy and a nail salon. During the holiday season Santa visits with a train to entertain kids. In the summer, there is a family movie series free to the public.
DINING-AVENUE AT CARRIAGE CROSSING
Customers consider Bonefish Grill, Carrabbas, Crepe Maker, Firebirds, Stix Japanese as upscale dining. Milano’s Pizza and Fridas Mexican are under the family restaurants category. For snacks, Avenue Crossing has Great American Cookies, Pretzels and Yogurt. When I am out with adults, I love to eat at Firebirds, I suggest the BLT salad. When eating with kids, Red Robin is a fun restaurant that serves burgers and fries.
Saddle Creek is located around Germantown, East Memphis & Collierville
The place to shop in Germantown is Saddle Creek because it has 3 sections of shopping over 3 different streets. The mall has the latest trendy upscale clothing, jewelry and cosmetic stores. Saddle Creek offers specialty boutiques that are exclusive to the Germantown lifestyle mall, Kendall Scott, Vera Bradley, Indigo, Paper Source, Michael Kors, Anthropology and more. There is also a mattress store on the corner. A lifestyle mall is an open retail shopping center, opposite of a regular closed mall. For a complete list of retailers click here
Saddle Creek has a Starbuck coffee shop and restaurants that range from fancy to local Mexican. If you want fancy, I suggest Stony River, for sushi try Sekura and if you are in a hurry, Wendy’s makes a good burger. Real estate agents and property managers use the phrase people either live in Germantown or want to live in Germantown.
Regalia at Ridgeway Center
Regalia at Ridgeway is located around East Memphis & Germantown
SHOPPING-REGALIA AT RIDGEWAY
Regalia at Ridgeway Center is an outdoor shopping center. It is located in East Memphis on the busy corner of Ridgeway and Poplar. Customers can shop specialty clothing boutiques that are currently exclusive to Regalia. Oak Hall has been a staple for upscale men’s and woman’s clothing in Memphis since 1859. Oak Hall now carries Vineyard Vines in all sizes. Lululemon Athletica are workout clothes for woman that have gained popularity in the last few years. The Fitting Place offers customers another shopping option for under garments, pajamas and swimwear. Pregnant customers can buy trendy stylish maternity clothes at Pea in the Pod Maternity. The brand is considered expensive compared to other stores. RSVP Stationers is gift and stationary store that can make invitations and note cards. To learn more click here
SHOPPING-REGALIA AT RIDGEWAY
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, Salsa Mexican and Owen Brennan’s Cajun Restaurants are upscale adult restaurants within the Regalia. Famous for great food and alcoholic beverages all 3 restaurants stay busy. Grisanti’s Italian Restaurant is a local favorite, only a 1 mile drive from Regalia. Patrons can also order from Paradise Café for health food in the Regalia parking lot. In addition to fancy restaurants, there are casual places to eat close by. Jason’s Deli, Pizza and PF Changs are 3 miles away. Fast food options include Chick fil a, Humdingers and Wendy’s restaurants.
Laurelwood Shopping Center
Laurelwood Shopping Center is located around East Memphis & Midtown
SHOPPING-LAURELWOOD SHOPPING CENTER
Located in East Memphis on Poplar Ave is Laurelwood Shopping Center. Laurelwood is a charming, unique and distinct shopping experience. Customers can shop stores and boutiques that are one of a kind in Memphis. Consequently, Laurelwood is described as fancy shopping. In addition to trendy and conservative apparel stores for Men and Women, there are home décor and furnishing stores, Cotton Tails children’s clothes, Pavo Salon Spa, fitness and health stores, jewelry and accessory boutiques. For a complete list of retailers click here
DINING-LAURELWOOD SHOPPING CENTER
Grove Grill is a local restaurant in the Laurelwood Shopping Center. Customer’s favorite dishes are roast duck, fried green tomatoes, shrimp and grits. The chain restaurants are Panera Bread, Rafferty’s and On the Border. In addition to sit down restaurants, Wendy’s and Bagels are close. Frost Bake Shop is amazing! Customers can eat a cupcake, drink a cup of coffee or order a special occasion cake. As a result of popularity, they now offer cake decorating lessons. Dinstuhls is a local candy store that sells Memphis wrapped candy, fudge, specialty chocolates and more!
Memphis Antique and Design District
Memphis Antique and Design District is located around Midtown, Cooper-Young & East Memphis
SHOPPING-MEMPHIS ANTIQUE AND DESIGN DISTRICT
Cooper-Young area in midtown is where the famous Memphis Antique and Design District is located. Most of all, it is a cool place to find unique, one of a kind items. In addition to antiques, customers can shop for rugs, garden accessories and modern home furnishings. Palladio and Toad Hall rent booths to exhibitors. Because of this. there are many styles of wood and fabrics to choose from. Also available to clients are interior design services. Interior designers work directly with patrons to achieve harmony. There are a variety of shops selling art work from local talent. Customers can buy clothes that are considered vintage from retro boutiques. My favorite place to shop is Flashback. It is a vintage department store, probably featuring the biggest selection in Memphis of 20th century items. Browse vintage items Flashback sells,click here
DINING-MEMPHIS ANTIQUE AND DESIGN DISTRICT
While in the Copper-Young area, try one of the popular restaurants. Sweet Grass, Café Ole, Celtic Crossing and Central BBQ are probably in the top 10 restaurants to try. Sweet Grass serves farm to table southern fare food. Chicken and waffles are available for brunch on Sunday so get up early. Cafe Ole has fresh guacamole that is amazing! Celtic Crossing is an Irish pub where the fish and chips are out of this world! In Memphis customers can’t go wrong with Central BBQ. My favorite place to eat is the Beauty Shop Restaurant. It is a whimsical new American eatery and bar sporting vintage hair-dryer chairs and glass-brick booths. Most noteworthy, is the B, L, FGT and A (bacon, lettuce, fried green tomato and avocado) sandwich with lemon aioli. Delicious! Check out their menu click here
South Main Historic Art District
South Main Historic Art District is located around Downtown & Midtown
SHOPPING-SOUTH MAIN HISTORIC DISTRICT
South Main Historic Art District is located in downtown Memphis. Because of the architecture and historical character of the buildings, it is listed on the National Historic Places for Shelby County. Real estate is booming tor retail space on South Main. Many stores are in renovated historical buildings. Customers can shop art galleries, specialty food grocery stores and old book stores. Also, there are many boutiques for clothing, shoes and jewelry. To learn more click here
DINING-SOUTH MAIN HISTORIC DISTRICT
Also located in the South Main Art District are restaurants and bars. Because The Arcade has been open since 1919, it is the oldest cafe in Memphis. Customers can buy breakfast, salads, sandwiches and pizza. Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken is known for spicy fried chicken and sweet tea. In addition, to spicy fried chicken are southern side items, baked beans, potato salad, coleslaw, mac and cheese. Due to the popularity of Gus’s, they have expanded to opposite sides of the city. Another great option is Earnestine & Hazel’s, a casual bar and grill maybe haunted. Furthermore, the menu is simple, burgers and beer. The soul burger is amazing! check it out….click here
Bass Pro Shop at the Pyramid
Bass Pro Shop is located around Downtown & Midtown
SHOPPING-BASS PRO SHOP
Bass Pro Shop at the Pyramid, located in downtown Memphis has been a national destination experience since 2015. First of all, the store is 1250 square feet compared to the other stores 20,000-450,000 square feet. Due to the massive selection of fishing, hunting, boating and outdoor products Bass Pro Shop has what you want. There is equipment for water sports, camping, shooting and driving ATV. Rather than packing a sandwich for lunch, customers can marvel and buy outdoor cooking machines. In addition, clothing for any recreational activity can be found around the store. For more information click here
ACTIVITIES-BASS PRO SHOP
Because Bass Pro Shop gives the feeling of being outside, it is a fantastic adventure. While playing at the 13-lane bowling alley, gun range, archery range or shooting gallery, the fun can last for hours. In addition, the giant fish tank, stuffed bears, cypress swamp filled with fish and alligators is cool to experience. Probably the best ending to the day is riding the 28-story freestanding glass elevator to the observation deck to the top of the Pyramid.
DINING-BASS PRO SHOP
Uncle Buck’s Fish Bowl and Grill inside Bass Pro Shop is a casual family restaurant. Since the menu has appetizers, sandwiches, pizza, fish, shrimp tacos, salads and burgers, everyone can pick something to eat. Most of all, my kids loved the giant fish tank in the middle of the restaurant. A fancier dining choice that is opposite of Uncle Buck’s is the Lookout at the Pyramid. Specializing in seafood, oysters, red fish, trout, scallops and salmon has been successful. In addition, they serve steaks, elk chops, chicken and ribs. Most noteworthy, the country store sells a variety of delicious fudge. Another option is to buy snacks to take home. Almost every cash register offers treats.