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Aldo Dean buys '5-star dive bar' Dirty Crow Inn

By Published: April 20, 2019 1:39 PM CT

Self-described “5-star dive bar” Dirty Crow Inn has a new owner.

Memphis restaurateur Aldo Dean purchased the building, located at 855 Kentucky St., off of E.H. Crump Boulevard, Downtown.

When contacted Tuesday, Dean declined comment.

<strong>A company affiliated with Memphis restaurateur Aldo Dean has bought the Dirty Crow Inn, 855 Kentucky St., according to deeds filed with the Shelby County Register.</strong> (Daily Memphian file)

A company affiliated with Memphis restaurateur Aldo Dean has bought the Dirty Crow Inn, 855 Kentucky St., according to deeds filed with the Shelby County Register. (Daily Memphian file)

According to records with the Shelby County Register of Deeds, 855 Kentucky LLC purchased the property from Real Holdings LLC for $200,000 on March 27. On the warranty deed, Patrick Surratt is listed as the sole member of Real Holdings LLC.

Dean is the registered agent of 855 Kentucky LLC, according to Tennessee Secretary of State business entity filings.  

Dean owns Aldo’s Pizza Pies, which has locations Downtown (on South Main Street) and in Cooper-Young; Bardog Tavern, which is located on Monroe Avenue Downtown; and Slider Inn, at Peabody Avenue and Cooper Street in Midtown.

He’s working to open a second location of Slider Inn Downtown, at 363 Mulberry St.

Paul Atkinson opened Dirty Crow Inn in 2016.

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Elle Perry

Elle Perry

Elle Perry covers arts and culture and other news for the Daily Memphian. She is a native of Memphis and a two-time graduate of the University of Memphis. Elle previously worked for the Memphis Business Journal and has written for publications including The Memphis Flyer and High Ground News.


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