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Where to Eat Brunch in Nashville

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HM.jpg"Where should we go for brunch?" What hungry, very likely hungover human being has not uttered that six-word phrase on a recent weekend? And who really wants to have to think at a time like that? Well Eater readers, help is here, as we now present you with a guide to the best places to eat brunch. Now, before you raise your pitchforks in anger, a few notes. This is a guide to those places that serve BRUNCH, meaning that most hallowed of weekend meals. There are most certainly some spots around town that serve a great breakfast every day of the week, but that's for another time, another map. This list will also be updated often to reflect newcomers and where Nashvillians are getting their fix.


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Silo

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1121 5th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 750-2912
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The classics are given a little extra attention as chef Larry Carlisle's kitchen turns out brioche French toast, their take on chicken and waffles and a deconstructed shrimp and grits.

2. Monell's Dining & Catering

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1235 6th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 248-4747
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Head to this Germantown stalwart on the weekends for one of the best traditional Southern breakfasts/brunches in town. Served family-style, sitting next to strangers isn't for everyone, but those that don't mind are rewarded with an onslaught of staples, including their famous skillet fried chicken.

3. Husk

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37 Rutledge St.
Nashville, TN 37210
Brunch at this outpost of chef Sean Brock's Charleston classic strays away from the usual fare and into more savory territory. The menu changes every weekend, but constants are the shrimp and grits (not your mama's) and the famous double patty HUSK cheeseburger.

4. Hattie B's Hot Chicken

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112 19th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 678-4794
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Yes, other places around town serve chicken and waffles, but here, every Sunday, they serve Nashville HOT chicken and waffles, and it's some of the best around.

5. Tavern

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1904 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 320-8580
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Variations on breakfast such as the red velvet waffle with cream cheese and pretzel pancakes with dulce de leche make this one stand out from the crowd. The Singapore stir fry is also a highlight. And while you're there, indulge in some of the best sangria in the city.

6. Marché Artisan Food

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1000 Main St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 262-1111
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Wait times of close to an hour on weekends are not uncommon at chef Margot McCormack's East Nashville hot spot, but don't let that deter you. Musts are the breads and pastries, along with the crepe du jour.

7. Mad Donna's

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1313 Woodland St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 226-1617
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This quirky eatery is always busy on the weekends, and with good reason. Belly up to the bar and build your own Bloody Mary, then order the Captain's French Toast: local Provence Tuscan bread coated with Cap'n Crunch cereal.

8. Cafe Fundamental

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1115 Porter Rd
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 915-0738
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Tucked away in an East Nashville neighborhood, chef Jamie Watson knows how to do all the French bistro classics right. But what you want to order here is the duck confit hash. Just do it.

9. blvd Nashville

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2013 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 385-2422
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Arnold Myint's French bistro on Belmont gets it right, with Sunday brunch offerings such as the croque madame and more playful dishes like Greens, Eggs & Lamb (get it?). Plus what's not to like about half-price bottles of wine all day long?

10. The Stone Fox

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712 51st Ave N
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 953-1811
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Located in the gentrifying Urbandale Nations community, this neighborhood gathering spot offers a little bit of everything, including a breakfast banh mi, chicken and waffles, huevos con chorizo and some of the best biscuits (seriously) in town.

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1. Silo

1121 5th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208
The classics are given a little extra attention as chef Larry Carlisle's kitchen turns out brioche French toast, their take on chicken and waffles and a deconstructed shrimp and grits.
1121 5th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37208

2. Monell's Dining & Catering

1235 6th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208
Head to this Germantown stalwart on the weekends for one of the best traditional Southern breakfasts/brunches in town. Served family-style, sitting next to strangers isn't for everyone, but those that don't mind are rewarded with an onslaught of staples, including their famous skillet fried chicken.
1235 6th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37208

3. Husk

37 Rutledge St., Nashville, TN 37210
Brunch at this outpost of chef Sean Brock's Charleston classic strays away from the usual fare and into more savory territory. The menu changes every weekend, but constants are the shrimp and grits (not your mama's) and the famous double patty HUSK cheeseburger.
37 Rutledge St.
Nashville, TN 37210

4. Hattie B's Hot Chicken

112 19th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
Yes, other places around town serve chicken and waffles, but here, every Sunday, they serve Nashville HOT chicken and waffles, and it's some of the best around.
112 19th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203

5. Tavern

1904 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203
Variations on breakfast such as the red velvet waffle with cream cheese and pretzel pancakes with dulce de leche make this one stand out from the crowd. The Singapore stir fry is also a highlight. And while you're there, indulge in some of the best sangria in the city.
1904 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203

6. Marché Artisan Food

1000 Main St, Nashville, TN 37206
Wait times of close to an hour on weekends are not uncommon at chef Margot McCormack's East Nashville hot spot, but don't let that deter you. Musts are the breads and pastries, along with the crepe du jour.
1000 Main St
Nashville, TN 37206

7. Mad Donna's

1313 Woodland St, Nashville, TN 37206
This quirky eatery is always busy on the weekends, and with good reason. Belly up to the bar and build your own Bloody Mary, then order the Captain's French Toast: local Provence Tuscan bread coated with Cap'n Crunch cereal.
1313 Woodland St
Nashville, TN 37206

8. Cafe Fundamental

1115 Porter Rd, Nashville, TN 37206
Tucked away in an East Nashville neighborhood, chef Jamie Watson knows how to do all the French bistro classics right. But what you want to order here is the duck confit hash. Just do it.
1115 Porter Rd
Nashville, TN 37206

9. blvd Nashville

2013 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, TN 37212
Arnold Myint's French bistro on Belmont gets it right, with Sunday brunch offerings such as the croque madame and more playful dishes like Greens, Eggs & Lamb (get it?). Plus what's not to like about half-price bottles of wine all day long?
2013 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212

10. The Stone Fox

712 51st Ave N, Nashville, TN 37209
Located in the gentrifying Urbandale Nations community, this neighborhood gathering spot offers a little bit of everything, including a breakfast banh mi, chicken and waffles, huevos con chorizo and some of the best biscuits (seriously) in town.
712 51st Ave N
Nashville, TN 37209

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