Restaurant Iris

Restaurant Iris, a charming French-Creole restaurant near the historic Overton Square of midtown Memphis, has taken the Memphis dining scene by storm. Among its many accolades, Restaurant Iris has received a four-star review from the Commercial Appeal and was voted “Best Fine Dining” and “Best Date Night” in the publication’s “Memphis Most” Reader’s Poll.

Restaurant Iris was also voted Memphis’ “Best Restaurant,” “Best Chef” and “Best Service” four years in a row by Memphis magazine readers. In 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009, Memphis Flyer readers voted English and Restaurant Iris “Best Restaurant” and “Best Chef.” Restaurant Iris was named “Editors Choice: Best Restaurant” by At Home Tennessee, “Best Bet Outside of Louisiana” by Louisiana Life magazine, and “Hot New Restaurant” by Delta magazine.

Open Monday-Saturday, 5 pm- 10 pm.

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The Second Line

English’s second restaurant, The Second Line, is located right next door to its older sister in Midtown Memphis.

The Second Line boasts a casual atmosphere, complete with traditional New Orleans favorites like poboys, seafood plates, roasted meats, all served in a bar.

The Second Line earned 3.5 stars from The Commercial Appeal and continues English’s commitment from Restaurant Iris to use fresh and local ingredients whenever possible on all menu items.

Open Mon-Sat 11am-until and Sunday 11am-10pm.

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Iris Etc.

Chef Kelly English now offers the flavors from his childhood in southern Louisiana to you with Iris Etc. Catering Services. Whether it be a wedding or private party, or a corporate event or business luncheon, Iris Etc. can meet your catering needs.

Work directly with award-winning Chef Kelly English and his staff to design a fully customized dining experience—from food and beverage menus to service style and execution—for your guests at home or on location. 

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Magnolia House

Located at Harrah's Gulf Coast in Biloxi, Mississippi, Magnolia House is a place where you are invited  to come home and indulge. Because that’s what we’re about at Magnolia House: quality, comfort and great food.

Magnolia House is a refreshing change from the typical dining experience. Beginning with the charming atmosphere when you enter the foyer and ending with your last bite of indulgent dessert. 

Offering a vast array of dishes rich in flavors from Southern-Louisiana, we’ve raised the standard in the culinary scene on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Using the best USDA beef and freshest local seafood from the region, guests can expect to savor the best, including English’s famous surf and turf. Here, heaven is in every bite. 

Magnolia House will raise your expectations of what comfortable, fine dining should be.

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