Get a Boost From Nashville's Best Breakfast/Brunch Restaurants

Is there ever a meal more meant for leisurely enjoyment than brunch? In Nashville we are blessed beyond belief with some of the tastiest, freshest and filling midday meals that can be had. At Marche Artisan Foods people have no problems waiting for one of the tables as long as they have their friends and a strong cup of their coffee. And why not? With a rotating menu of quiches, crepes and eggs over polenta, there is nothing that won't taste good with one of their blood orange mimosas. For flavors that are totally different, you can't go wrong at The Stone Fox thanks to their vegetarian breakfast Banh Mi, a buttered baguette topped with two sunny side up eggs, onions, pickled carrots, soy sauce and cilantro. And just about everyone can agree that a morning spent eating at Tavern is a morning well spent. Start with a Bellini Sparkle with cava, peach nectar and orange juice, then move right into a plate of White trash hash and the "nooner" - an omelet with bacon, fried oysters and spicy sour cream. As breakfast and brunch offerings are becoming more and more abundant, diners are lucking out with the pick of the brunch bunch.

Located in the heart of the SoBro district downtown, The Southern Steak and Oyster does all kinds of things just right. Take their Bananas Foster bread pudding for example. Perfectly fine to order in the morning, but you should maybe start with...  Read More

Germantown has really come into its own as a dining destination, and places like The Red Bicycle certainly help. A spinoff of the original location in Chapel Hill, N.C., the goal is to make customers regulars with friendly service and tasty...  Read More


Concepted as a place where chefs would want to spend their precious time off, the gastro-pub fare is fun and creative, yet accessible. The bar features an extensive list of wines, spirits, beers, and cocktails. Cozy yet buzzy on the inside, the...  Read More

Mad Donna's
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Mad Donna's in East Nashville serves up Saturday and Sunday brunch that includes a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar. Angus beef burgers, chorizo hash, Captain Crunch French toast (which were featured on the Food Network), and Eash Nash beignets -...  Read More

Berry Hill
Sam & Zoe's

This cozy cafe and coffeehouse, located near the Oaks Mall, serves excellent breakfast and lunch items, from bagels and pastries to soups and sandwiches. Smoothies are a favorite, like the "Chill Pill" with strawberries, bananas, peaches,...  Read More

Sunday brunch is a bountiful buffet but they are known for their delicious omelets made to order and mimosas. They also have a carving station, smoked salmon, biscuits and gravy, and fresh fruits and pastries. During the week, they offer a...  Read More

Germantown Cafe

Swanky, elegant, and eclectic, Germantown Cafe showcases straightforward cuisine is at its best. The fresh, delectable cuisine comes at affordable prices and they are known for their classics with a twist - like the BrieLT with fried green...  Read More

Margot Cafe and Bar

At this popular upscale eatery, diners enjoy seasonally-changing fare with French and Italian influences, such as pan-roasted halibut, fennel-ubbed poussin, and spaghetti bolognese. The cozy brick-walled dining room creates the perfect setting...  Read More

Brie, brie, brie! Calling all cheese lovers. Located in the heart of historic East Nashville, Marche Artisan Foods is a cafe with European flair. Situated inside the Walnut Exchange, a former telephone switching building, this cafe boasts a...  Read More


Meet Hollie Deese

Hollie Deese is a Nashville-based writer who has spent the past 10 years falling in love with the sights, sounds and flavors of Music City. Hollie has 15 years experience as a writer and...  More About Hollie

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