Venue Info

Known For

Pizza

Colette’s has been serving Memphis since the 1920s, and—like the delicious recipes— the place hasn’t changed much. Walk in and you’ll feel like you’ve gone back a few decades thanks to the picnic-table set up and decor (red and white checkered tablecloths, light-washed wood, and yellow tea lights. But don’t underestimate this South Memphis spot: Coletta’s invented the real, original BBQ pizza. It fires up a traditional cheese pizza in its burning-hot pizza oven, and then adds a generous layer of house-smoked pulled pork shoulder.

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Memphis

Coletta's Restaurant

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Colette’s has been serving Memphis since the 1920s, and—like the delicious recipes— the place hasn’t changed much. Walk in and you’ll feel like you’ve gone back a few decades thanks to the picnic-table set up and decor (red and white checkered tablecloths, light-washed wood, and yellow tea lights. But don’t underestimate this South Memphis spot: Coletta’s invented the real, original BBQ pizza. It fires up a traditional cheese pizza in its burning-hot pizza oven, and then adds a generous layer of house-smoked pulled pork shoulder.