Breakfast Restaurants in Nashville

Enjoy the most important meal of the day in Music City 

See who's grilling up bacon, flipping flapjacks, and making eggs the way you like it in our town. 

417 Union

Downtown – North of Broadway
A retro diner offering breakfast, lunch, dinner. 417 Union prides itself on offering a varied menu focusing on traditional Southern favorites. Breakfast is served all day, every day, no matter what time you decide to stop by.

Biscuit Love

The Gulch
Fans of beloved food truck Biscuit Love Truck can grab brunch at a brick-and-mortar restaurant in the Gulch. The restaurant serves fluffy biscuits, plus craft beer, and brunch cocktails. A grab-and-go pastry counter and a John’s Ham Bar with beaten biscuits are also served. There’s room for 92 seats inside, with the back patio offering another 50 seats.

Downtown – North of Broadway
Located just outside the Ryman Auditorium's main entrance is Cafe Lula. A place perfect for dinner before a show, or an early morning breakfast. They have a fantastic menu encompassing fresh, healthy fare with an emphasis on rotisserie cooking and locally sourced ingredients.

Commerce Street Grille (needs to be updated)

Downtown – North of Broadway
Located on the first floor of the Renaissance Nashville Hotel, open daily offering a bountiful breakfast and lunch buffet.

The Diner

Downtown – Third Avenue
This 6-story, 24-hour diner serves many breakfast favorites. Choose from classics like an omelet or biscuits and gravy, or be adventurous and try the Nutella Waffles.


Hillsboro Village
Blurring the lines between upscale coffeehouse and casual restaurant, Fido focuses on organic and local food presented through seasonally inventive dishes. Breakfast served all day with menu items like scrambles with poblano peppers, jack cheese, and salsa, or spinach, portobello, and feta, bagel sandwiches with salmon, herb cream cheese and capers or hummus, tomato, onion and cucumber, pancakes, granola, and any coffee or espresso drink you can dream up.

Fin & Pearl

The Gulch
Fin & Pearl offers a breakfast menu Monday through Friday, and brunch on the weekends. Breakfast includes dishes you'd expect from this seafood-driven restaurant, including shrimp & grits and a lobster & crab omelet. If you're looking for something different, they also offer an egg sandwich, granola, brioche french toast, and more.

Frothy Monkey

615-600-4756, ext. 1
615-600-4756, ext. 2
615-600-4756, ext. 3
The Nations
615-600-4756, ext. 4
Frothy Monkey Coffeehouse is a neighborhood coffee house with a home-like atmosphere and a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu.

Gray & Dudley

Gray & Dudley offers simple breakfast choices, including smoothies, fruit & nut granola, omelets, and pancakes. Serves breakfast Monday-Friday.


Henley features a modern American menu with cuisine heavily influenced by the South, with local product and seasonal ingredients. Breakfast choices include beignets, omelets, bread pudding, and buttermilk biscuits. Serves breakfast daily.

Jackson's Veranda

Casual dining located in the Holiday Inn Opryland/Airport. Serves breakfast daily.

Kitchen Notes

Downtown - SoBro
Enjoy traditional Southern dishes handed down from generation to generation at Kitchen Notes located inside the Omni Nashville Hotel and Resort. This innovative farm-to-table concept incorporates the freshest ingredients to create great food and a casual dining experience. Whether enjoying a meal in the main dining room or one of our two private dining rooms, every guest is sure to feel connected to the history of Nashville while savoring the comfort of a home-cooked meal. Don't forget to check out their Biscuit Bar serving delicious hand crafted biscuits throughout the day.

Loveless Cafe

West Nashville
Established in 1951 and currently serving about 450,000 customers a year, the Loveless Cafe can officially be declared a Nashville restaurant institution. The Loveless Cafe offers an all-day breakfast menu complete with their famous Loveless biscuits and country ham, and incredible home-cooked southern supper favorites from 11am to close.

Mile End Delicatessen

Downtown – North of Broadway
Located inside the Fairlane, Mile End is a modern delicatessen with hearty breakfast options to get your day started on the right foot. Options include bagel sandwiches, omelets, pancakes, and more.

Makeready Libations & Libration

Downtown – North of Broadway
Serving breakfast 7 days a week in the Noelle, Makeready Libations & Liberations offers a unique and comforting dining experience. Enjoy omelets, avocado toast, steel cut oats, and more for breakfast.

The Post East

East Nashville
This joint, located in East Nashville, offers fresh baked goods on a daily with fair-trade coffee beverages, organic cold-pressed juices, and whole food smoothies. Also, they have a breakfast, lunch, and brunch menu comprised of healthy scratch-made items.

Puckett's Grocery

Downtown - North of Broadway
French toast, Eggs Benedict, pancakes, omelets, and biscuits highlight Puckett's breakfast menu.

The Row Kitchen & Pub

West End/ Vanderbilt/ Midtown
For over 30 years The Row was the hangout for singers and songwriters who shaped country music history. The Row serves a sizzling southern twist on breakfast Monday-Friday at 6:30am, and Saturday-Sunday at 9:00am. They also have some great home cooked Nashville Inspired dishes including Nashville Hot Chicken, House Made Pickle Flytes, TN BBQ, and much more.

Rise Biscuit Donuts & Righteous Chicken

Stop in for one of their delicious buttermilk biscuits, made fresh every 30 minutes. Choose from a variety of chicken biscuits, or try one of their donuts, apple fritters, or a cinnamon biscuit roll. Don't forget a Counter Culture coffee!

The Southern Steak & Oyster

Downtown - SoBro
Chicken and waffles, omelets with braised pork, caramelized onions, collardds, and black eyed peas or crab, fennel, leeks, mascarpone and bearnaise, brisket and eggs, pancakes, and granola are just some of the breakfast options at The Southern.

Stay Golden Restaurant & Roastery

Berry Hill
Stay Golden puts an equal emphasis on coffee and food. They seek to offer quality coffee, delicious food, and always put their customers first. Located in Berry Hill, Stay Golden is a great choice for breakfast, coffee, or both.

Stompin' Grounds Restaurant and Market

Downtown - SoBro
Located in the JW Marriott, Stompin' Grounds has plenty of delicious options to fuel you up for a busy day in Music City. Some favorites include Oatmeal Cobbler French Toast, Biscuits Cordon Bleu, and The Parthenon Greek Omelet.

Sun Diner

Downtown - SoBro
This diner is open 24 hours a day and pays homage to the legends of Sun Records. It is also located right next to the Johnny Cash Museum making it a perfect spot before or after a visit. One of our favorite items on the menu is the "Let's Do the Twist Crème Brulee French Toast."

Wild Eggs

Downtown - North of Broadway
Located not too far from Lower Broadway is the perfect spot to have the most important meal of the day. Wild Eggs' menu comprises of all the traditional items you love for breakfast like eggs, pancakes, orange juice, and bacon. Make sure to try their Sweet Home Apple Bourbon Crepes. Yum!

Woolworth on 5th

Downtown - North of Broadway
Woolworth on 5th honors the history of its past by serving as a welcome table for all, offering an upbeat atmosphere with delicious food. Choose from corn cakes, sweet potato pancakes, corned beef hash, and more for breakfast.

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