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11 Places to Get Great Biscuits in Nashville

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Biscuits are a southern staple. If you live in the south, chances are you’ve grown up eating your fair share of them. And if you are from the north, chances are you’ve come to the south seeking them. They are a quintessential part of southern living, and luckily Nashville has quite the repertoire of excellent biscuit options. So check out these picks for the best biscuits in Nashville.

Presented in alphabetical order.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Nashville Biscuit House

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805 Gallatin Ave
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 228-4504
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It may not look like much from the outside, but don’t let its appearance fool you. You’ll find some of the most buttery, melt-in-your-mouth biscuits at Nashville Biscuit House. This family-owned and operated restaurant is open 7 days a week for breakfast and lunch. In a rush? They have a drive-thru so you can grab a biscuit sandwich for breakfast and be on your way.

2. Barista Parlor

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519B Gallatin Ave
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 712-9766
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Whether you're a fan of Barista Parlor’s coffee or not, you must make a trip to try their biscuit sandwiches. You’ll likely have to wait in a line that goes out the door and they’ll take a while to make your coffee perfect, but once you bite into a sausage biscuit with peach jam you’ll be planning your next trip back.

3. Sky Blue Cafe

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700 Fatherland St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 770-7097
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A popular East Nashville breakfast spot, Sky Blue Café offers a range of biscuit dishes, from Em’s biscuit bowl—a biscuit topped with egg, home fries, cheese and gravy—to biscuit sandwiches and sides. Don’t come here if you’re in a hurry, as you’ll likely have to wait for a table alongside other biscuit-loving brunchers.

4. Monell's Dining & Catering

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1235 6th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 248-4747
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If you’re looking for a taste of southern hospitality, come by Monell’s and experience a true family-style meal. You’ll be seated around a large table with strangers, but by the time you leave you’ll all have bonded over some seriously good eating, and some seriously good biscuits. Don’t be bashful if you want to take two…the gracious servers will refill the bowl when it’s empty.

5. Husk

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37 Rutledge St
Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 256-6565
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Husk is one of Nashville’s most well-respected restaurants, but many don’t realize that the biscuits here are some of the best in the south, too. With a menu that changes multiple times a day, you never know if the biscuits will be there when you’re coming in…but if you’re lucky enough to find them on the menu, order them. You won’t regret it.

6. Biscuit Love

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316 11th Ave South
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 490-9584
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You might have guessed it by their name, but Biscuit Love specializes in biscuit-centric dishes. Their brick and mortar store has been open for just under a year, but Biscuit Love has been serving up sweet and savory biscuit dishes for years as a food truck. Check out their Bonuts—a biscuit/donut hybrid stuffed with lemon mascarpone and topped with berry compote. They’re life changing.

7. Urban Grub

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2506 12th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 679-9342
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It’s hard to say whether the biscuits or muffins at Urban Grub are better, but no matter which you prefer there’s no denying that the biscuits here are good. They’re served right out of the oven, so that they’re melty and warm when you take your first bite. What’s the best part? They’re complimentary, so you can munch on them while you wait for your main course.

8. Eighth & Roast

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2108A 8th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 730-8074
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Stop by Eighth and Roast at any given time and you’ll find daily specials to curb your caffeine fix, but what you may not expect to find are tasty biscuit sandwiches, made in house. The menu varies from day to day, but you can almost always expect at least a few options for biscuit sandwiches in the morning. Their breakfast egg and cheese biscuits are exceptional and won’t crumble at the first bite.

9. Porter Road Butcher

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4816 Charlotte Pike
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 454-2995
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When you think of a butcher you don’t typically think of biscuits, but Porter Road Butcher’s biscuits have gained as loyal a following as their meats. Stop by their West Nashville location for breakfast Monday through Saturday and try a selection of biscuit sandwiches. The PRB Biscuit with Bacon, Egg N’ Cheese Soufflé is a popular choice.

10. Harding House Restaurant

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5025 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 356-5450
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The Harding House has fluffy, flaky biscuits that tend to fall under the radar. Stop by for brunch on the weekend and order a basket of their scratch-made biscuits with jam and apple butter. Located on the grounds of the Belle Meade Plantation, The Harding House gives you a historic dining experience that is unlike any other you’ll have in Nashville.

11. Loveless Cafe

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8400 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37221
(615) 646-9700
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The Loveless Café is famous for their secret biscuit recipe—the same one they’ve been using since 1951. If you come to this city looking for biscuits, you can’t leave without trying this Nashville tradition. Ask the staff about Carol Fay Ellison, the famed Loveless “Biscuit Lady” who is part of this café’s cherished history. If you stop by on the weekend be prepared to wait a while to be seated, but anyone waiting with you will tell you it’s worth it. Swing by the Ham & Jams Country Market while you wait and pick up some of their homemade preserves to take home with you.

1. Nashville Biscuit House

805 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN 37206
It may not look like much from the outside, but don’t let its appearance fool you. You’ll find some of the most buttery, melt-in-your-mouth biscuits at Nashville Biscuit House. This family-owned and operated restaurant is open 7 days a week for breakfast and lunch. In a rush? They have a drive-thru so you can grab a biscuit sandwich for breakfast and be on your way.
805 Gallatin Ave
Nashville, TN 37206

2. Barista Parlor

519B Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN 37206
Whether you're a fan of Barista Parlor’s coffee or not, you must make a trip to try their biscuit sandwiches. You’ll likely have to wait in a line that goes out the door and they’ll take a while to make your coffee perfect, but once you bite into a sausage biscuit with peach jam you’ll be planning your next trip back.
519B Gallatin Ave
Nashville, TN 37206

3. Sky Blue Cafe

700 Fatherland St, Nashville, TN 37206
A popular East Nashville breakfast spot, Sky Blue Café offers a range of biscuit dishes, from Em’s biscuit bowl—a biscuit topped with egg, home fries, cheese and gravy—to biscuit sandwiches and sides. Don’t come here if you’re in a hurry, as you’ll likely have to wait for a table alongside other biscuit-loving brunchers.
700 Fatherland St
Nashville, TN 37206

4. Monell's Dining & Catering

1235 6th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208
If you’re looking for a taste of southern hospitality, come by Monell’s and experience a true family-style meal. You’ll be seated around a large table with strangers, but by the time you leave you’ll all have bonded over some seriously good eating, and some seriously good biscuits. Don’t be bashful if you want to take two…the gracious servers will refill the bowl when it’s empty.
1235 6th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37208

5. Husk

37 Rutledge St, Nashville, TN 37210
Husk is one of Nashville’s most well-respected restaurants, but many don’t realize that the biscuits here are some of the best in the south, too. With a menu that changes multiple times a day, you never know if the biscuits will be there when you’re coming in…but if you’re lucky enough to find them on the menu, order them. You won’t regret it.
37 Rutledge St
Nashville, TN 37210

6. Biscuit Love

316 11th Ave South, Nashville, TN 37203
You might have guessed it by their name, but Biscuit Love specializes in biscuit-centric dishes. Their brick and mortar store has been open for just under a year, but Biscuit Love has been serving up sweet and savory biscuit dishes for years as a food truck. Check out their Bonuts—a biscuit/donut hybrid stuffed with lemon mascarpone and topped with berry compote. They’re life changing.
316 11th Ave South
Nashville, TN 37203

7. Urban Grub

2506 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204
It’s hard to say whether the biscuits or muffins at Urban Grub are better, but no matter which you prefer there’s no denying that the biscuits here are good. They’re served right out of the oven, so that they’re melty and warm when you take your first bite. What’s the best part? They’re complimentary, so you can munch on them while you wait for your main course.
2506 12th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37204

8. Eighth & Roast

2108A 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204
Stop by Eighth and Roast at any given time and you’ll find daily specials to curb your caffeine fix, but what you may not expect to find are tasty biscuit sandwiches, made in house. The menu varies from day to day, but you can almost always expect at least a few options for biscuit sandwiches in the morning. Their breakfast egg and cheese biscuits are exceptional and won’t crumble at the first bite.
2108A 8th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37204

9. Porter Road Butcher

4816 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN 37209
When you think of a butcher you don’t typically think of biscuits, but Porter Road Butcher’s biscuits have gained as loyal a following as their meats. Stop by their West Nashville location for breakfast Monday through Saturday and try a selection of biscuit sandwiches. The PRB Biscuit with Bacon, Egg N’ Cheese Soufflé is a popular choice.
4816 Charlotte Pike
Nashville, TN 37209

10. Harding House Restaurant

5025 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205
The Harding House has fluffy, flaky biscuits that tend to fall under the radar. Stop by for brunch on the weekend and order a basket of their scratch-made biscuits with jam and apple butter. Located on the grounds of the Belle Meade Plantation, The Harding House gives you a historic dining experience that is unlike any other you’ll have in Nashville.
5025 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205

11. Loveless Cafe

8400 Highway 100, Nashville, TN 37221
The Loveless Café is famous for their secret biscuit recipe—the same one they’ve been using since 1951. If you come to this city looking for biscuits, you can’t leave without trying this Nashville tradition. Ask the staff about Carol Fay Ellison, the famed Loveless “Biscuit Lady” who is part of this café’s cherished history. If you stop by on the weekend be prepared to wait a while to be seated, but anyone waiting with you will tell you it’s worth it. Swing by the Ham & Jams Country Market while you wait and pick up some of their homemade preserves to take home with you.
8400 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37221

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