Named for a beloved Beale Street bluesman, Automatic Slim’s has been a staple in the downtown Memphis dining scene for 20 years. Slim’s has always been known for its innovative food and lively bar. Aside from the excellent food Slim’s boasts the largest martini list in Memphis and has become known for its famous Popsicle martinis. Over the years Slim’s has been featured in numerous international publications as the place in the mid-south to see and be seen. Some of Hollywood’s finest have stopped by such as Susan Sarandon, Tom Cruise, and Francis Ford Coppola. Expect hip decor and great food at this restaurant, which serves global food with a Southern twist.Sit at the bar and have one of the many flavors of martinis. The best seats, though, are by the window and on the mezzanine.