10 Best Nashville's Tastiest Cafes Elevate Pastries, Coffee, and Sandwiches to a New Level of Deliciousness

10Best shares Nashville’s top cafes. Trying to find the best Cafés in Nashville? 10Best has you covered. Our editors and locals search the city and suburbs for the top places. Then, we showcase popular restaurants like Fido, and we highlight eateries with great user reviews, like Couva Calypso Café. We also help you find areas where Cafés are prominent - the East Nashville area, for example - so that you not only get terrific dining recommendations, but you also have choices to boot. After all, if you're going to eat, you may as well do it right and take advantage of Nashville's best.

Southern buttermilk biscuits, cornbread, sweet tea, gravy from scratch and pastries so succulent they’ll have your mouth water even after the last bite. That’s what Music City brings to the table. Nashville’s cafes also showcase fresh and innovative roasts, cups of coffee that make your mouth sing, and infusions that promise to spice up your morning. If you’re a fan of pastries, we’ve got your covered - if you’re looking for a more vegetarian focused spot, we’ve got your back - and if you’re just after a might fine cup of java with a top-notch atmosphere, we’re right there with you. No matter what cafe you’re seeking, 10Best aims to deliver the right spot to you.



A gem of a cafe, situated on the eastside of the city, Sky Blue Cafe is known for its superb breakfast options (like buckwheat pancakes), and offering a happy variety for vegetarians. This quaint cafe also caters to meat-lovers, and their...  Read More

Elliston Place
Couva Calypso Café


Calypso ushers in the spicy flavor and laid-back feel of the Caribbean to Music City. Don't let the over-the-top décor turn you off, this place is hardly a fast food joint and features some of the best chicken and pork in town. Generous...  Read More

Hillsboro Village


A staple for many Nashvillians, Fido's blurs the line between coffeehouse and cafe. This picturesquely located cafe is a unique treat for coffee lovers. A local hotspot, Fido's is situated in the charmingly hip Hillsboro Village and features...  Read More



If you're big on southern flair, with a little light twist of ambiance and spice, Bread & Company is the place for you. With a commitment to all-natural, hand-crafted baked goods, Bread & Company has charmed taste buds all over Music...  Read More



A vegan and vegetarian sanctuary, Grins is Nashville's only vegetarian (and kosher) café. It's ideally located on the posh Vanderbilt campus and offers a daily changing menu of internationally inspired foods like Indian-spiced lentils, spinach...  Read More



A coffee brewtique, CREMA takes its name from the rich foam topping of a shot of espresso. This creative cafe focuses on producing the highest quality beverages, paying special attention to the fundamental elements. Their elite baristas use only...  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

Hillsboro Village


Serving up delicious coffee and a decadent ambiance, J&J's market is a real Nashville treat. A landmark and celebrated spot, it's been winning locals over for years and charming tourists alike. Conveniently located near Vanderbilt and Belmont...  Read More



Nashvillians absolutely love Loveless Cafe. It's the perfect spot for a heavenly, home-cooked breakfast or dinner. Known for their Southern specialties made from scratch, including fried chicken, buttermilk biscuits, pit-cooked pork,...  Read More


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