Bar DKDC has Live music, funky decor, and endless southern charm. Here’sHere’s a definite case of size not mattering. The worldwide street cuisine, unique libations, creative decor, retro photo booth, and variety of soul music draw a crowd to this quaint – and meticulously chosen – place. And if it becomes too packed, spill out onto the sidewalk with everyone else. The bartender will probably call you “darlin”, remember your precise cocktail order, and make it so incredible that you’ll be back within a week. Bar DKDC isn’t just a bar. It’s an experience. This joint plays soul music that permeates the place and gives it a spectacular atmosphere. The specialty cocktails were another aspect of this establishment that I enjoyed.
While the food menu changes daily, you can get various unique cocktails anytime! Mint Condition and Batch Negroni are two of my favorite cocktails from their inspired menu. It’sIt’s hard to find drinks like this anywhere, let alone in Memphis. With good music and great drinks, Bar DKDC is keeping the spirit of Memphis alive. Give it a try; it’s worth the trip! DKDC stands for Don’tDon’t Know, Don’tDon’t Care, but don’t let the irreverent spirit fool you. This jewel in Karen Carrier’sCarrier’s empire of food and fun takes great care with the cocktails (and food) it serves. With an international twist, the cocktail menu focuses on putting the world in a glass. Start with the Jamaica Ting (rum, grapefruit, seltzer, lime zest).
This unique little Cooper Young location launched in 2013 with little attention but many admirers; chef Karen Carrier’sCarrier’s latest nightspot is fresh and edgy and a fantastic addition to the local entertainment scene. DKDC, decorated with treasures from around the world and plenty of tag sale elegance, serves modest appetizers with an international flair and tasty libations with a definite kick. The audience is a little hipster, but don’t let that put you off because the environment is delightfully eclectic. Cocktails are served in various forms, from Mason jars to juice glasses, and include traditional variations, such as a blackberry julep. We suggest this location for Bars because If you wish to stay late for the music, arrive around 9 p.m. to get a seat. Our professional advice: If you intend to stay late for the music, arrive around 9 p.m. to get a spot. So, this is one of the best bars Memphis has to offer.