Best Brunch Spots in Nashville

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Not all brunches are created equal, especially in this city. Whether you’re struggling from a late night out or celebrating a special occasion, there’s a place—and a dish—to satiate you. Here’s where to go and what to order for the ultimate Nashville brunch. If you’re wanting a brunch spot in Downtown Nashville make sure to check out The Best Brunch Spots in Downtown Nashville guide.

Looking for brunch options any day of the week? Jump to daily brunch options. 

Nashville Brunch Guide

Live Bluegrass Brunch at Von Elrod’s

Make your way to Germantown for Live Bluegrass Brunch every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Von Elrod’s. Enjoy the sounds of a live bluegrass band, snap a photo of yourself holding The B.A.M. (The Big Ass Mimosa served in a liter stein), then bite into a hand-cranked breakfast sausage. If you’re with a group, this is easily one of the best and easiest places to find indoor or outdoor seating without a reservation. Just call 615-866-1620 about 30 minutes prior to your arrival to get on the list.

  • Neighborhood: Germantown
  • Brunch Days & Times: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: 10:00am – 2:00pm
  • What to Order: Breakfast Burrito

View Von Elrod’s Brunch Menu

Common Ground

Common Ground is a neighborhood restaurant and bar in the Sylvan Park area off Charlotte Avenue. This fresh destination offers weekend brunch on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10:00am to 4:00pm with brunch cocktails like the AM Smash (bourbon, apricot, mint, fresh lemon, sparkling rose), Bloody Marys, and sangria plus dishes like the Egg Sandwich (toasted focaccia, local AF sausage, scrambled egg, American cheese) and Carrot Cake French Toast. Be sure to try one of their tasty Toasts!

  • Neighborhood: Sylvan Park
  • Brunch Days & Times: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: 10:00am to 4:00pm
  • What to Order: Egg Sandwich

View Common Ground’s Brunch Menu

Suzy Wong’s Drag’N Brunch

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Experience a different kind of brunch with Suzy Wong’s Drag’n Brunch. Brunch faves and delicious cocktails served with a side of drag make this a must-see when in Nashville. Every brunch will feature three fabulous queens ready to get the party started!

  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Brunch Days & Times: Friday & Saturday: seatings at 10:30am and 1:00pm | Saturday: seatings at 10:30am, 1:00pm, and 3:30pm
  • What to Order: Katsu Chicken & Waffles

View Suzy Wong’s Brunch Menu

Café Intermezzo

CafĂ© Intermezzo is one of those hidden gems in Downtown Nashville that you may enjoy for a late-night cocktail and then return the next day for a wonderful brunch. The best part is they serve breakfast and brunch options all day and all night, so it doesn’t matter what time you wake up. Be sure to try the Eggs Benedict or Avocado Toast.

  • Neighborhood: SoBro / Downtown
  • Brunch Days & Times: Monday – Friday: starting at 11:00am | Saturday and Sunday: starting at 9:00am
  • What to Order: Eggs Benedict

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5 Points Diner and Bar

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Frunch (Friday brunch) featuring $30 bottomless mimosas is one of the many reasons to check out 5 Points Diner & Bar in East Nashville. Brunch is also offered on Saturdays and Sundays with dishes like 5 Point Scramble and Bananas Foster French Toast. No matter which day you brunch, you’ll have a fun time.

  • Neighborhood: East Nashville
  • Brunch Days & Times: Friday, Saturday, & Sunday: 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Where to go first: 5 Points Scramble

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Barcelona is one of the most popular dinner restaurants in Nashville that also serves delicious brunch. If you love sharing tapas with friends and family, this spot is a must-try. You can never go wrong with ordering the Patas Bravas and Crispy Pork Belly.

  • Neighborhood: Edgehill
  • Brunch Days & Times: Saturday and Sunday: noon to 3:00pm
  • What to Order: Olive Oil Pancakes

View Barcelona’s Brunch Menu

L.A. Jackson

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L.A. Jackson has launched a new brunch that will take place from April through October. Brunch will be available every Saturday and Sunday. Guests can expect fun brunch dishes like Champagne Chicken, Overhang Burger, and Croque-Madam. Pair your meal with a refreshing cocktail like Drunk in Love and Rose Colored Lenses.

  • Neighborhood: Gulch
  • Brunch Days & Times: Saturday and Sunday: 11:00am – 2:00pm
  • What to Order: Gumbo & Grits

View L.A. Jackson’s Brunch Menu

Stateside Kitchen

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Stateside Kitchen, located in the Dream Hotel, is known for its lively brunch. Guests can expect musical performances on Sundays from 10:00am to 3:00pm. The brunch menu includes delicious bites like Tennessee Toast and Warm Crab Dip.

Neighborhood: Downtown 

Brunch Days & Times: Friday: 11:00am to 3:00pm | Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am – 3:00pm

What to Order: French Sunrise

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Urban Grub

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Urban Grub has been a Nashville staple for 10+ years. Both locals and tourists love dining at this tried and true eatery, not only for dinner but weekend brunch. Guests can expect elevated takes on classic brunch dishes such as Crab Beignets, Pork Fries, and Shrimp & Grits.

Neighborhood: 12 South 

Brunch Days & Times: Saturday and Sunday: 11:00am – 3:00pm

What to Order: Caramel Apple French Toast

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Sixty Vines

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Enjoy a boozy weekend brunch at Sixty Vines with over sixty wines (plus cocktails) on tap. The Texas-based wine spot can be found on the third floor of Assembly Food Hall at Fifth + Broadway in Downtown Nashville. Popular brunch menu items include Almond Chiffon French Toast and Avocado Eggs Benedict.

Neighborhood: Downtown

Brunch Days & Times: Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am – 3:00pm

What to Order: Dutch Baby

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Saint Anejo

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Want a little (or a lot of) mezcal with your brunch? Saint Anejo is your spot, thanks to a wide range of cocktails culled from its famous tequila library—try the Bloody Maria or Blood + Smoke. Don’t forget to fuel up on Huevos Rancheros, Chorizo Scramble, or the Hot Chicken + Waffle.

  • Neighborhood: Gulch
  • Brunch Days & Times: Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • What to Order: Horchata French Toast

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RH Café at Restoration Hardware

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RH Café at Restoration Hardware is arguably the most beautiful restaurant in town. Make no hesitation when reserving brunch at this picture-perfect dining destination. Popular brunch options include Truffled Grilled Cheese, Smoked Salmon, and RH scramble.

Neighborhood: Green Hills

Brunch Days & Times: Monday through Sunday: 10:00am – 3:00pm

What to Order: Avocado Toast

View RH CafĂ© at Restoration Hardware’s Brunch Menu


Boqueria is a Barcelona-style tapas bar serving unique brunch cuisine like Torrija (crispy French Toast), Brunch Paella, and Huevos Con Chorizo. The Free-Flow Beverages are quite popular, too—it’s hard to turn down unlimited sangria, mimosas, beer, Bloody Marys, or cava for 90 minutes.

  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Brunch Days & Times: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • What to Order: Tortilla Espanola Platter

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Henrietta Red

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Henrietta Red is a seafood restaurant well-known for an excellent dining experience whether it’s for brunch or dinner. Starting with something sweet like the Monkey Bread and topping it off with a savory dish like Poppy’s Caviar is the best way to do brunch at Henrietta Red.

  • Neighborhood: Germantown
  • Brunch Days & Times: Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am – 2:00pm
  • What to Order: Wood-Roasted Oysters

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White Limozeen

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White Limozeen, an Instagram-worthy rooftop bar and restaurant on top of the Graduate Nashville, is one of Music City’s most popular brunch destinations. Menu items include Bread Pudding French Toast and French Onion Quiche. Pair any meal with a delicious brunch cocktail like the White Limozeen Bloody Mary.

  • Neighborhood: West End 
  • Brunch Days & Times: Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am – 2:30pm
  • What to Order: Breakfast Charcuterie

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Drusie & Darr

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Drusie & Darr is situated in the historic Hermitage Hotel in Downtown Nashville. The popular restaurant by Chef Jean-Georges offers fine dining from dusk to dawn, perfect for a variety of occasions from fabulous celebrations to relaxed family gatherings. The Salmon & Bagel Plate is a crowd favorite.

  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Brunch Days & Times: Daily: 10:30am – 2:00pm
  • What to Order: Buttermilk Pancakes

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Layer Cake

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Layer Cake is a 4-story building situated on 3rd Avenue in Downtown Nashville. Guests can expect mimosas towers, delicious brunch options, and a live DJ in the Wonder Room. This is a great brunch spot off of Broadway!

  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Brunch Days & Times: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • What to Order: Duck Fat Tater Tots

View Layer Cake’s Brunch Menu

The Buttermilk Ranch

The Buttermilk Ranch is a small batch bakery and eatery situated on 12 South. If you’re needing something quick there is a to-go counter in the front. Have a little more time? Enjoy brunch with table service! If you’re really hungry, we recommend ordering any of the plates and bowls—they’re super filling.

  • Neighborhood: 12 South 
  • Brunch Days & Times: Wednesday – Sunday: 8:00am to 3:00pm
  • What to Order: Brown Butter Beignets

View The Buttermilk Ranch’s Brunch Menu


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Head over to Luogo for “Bellini Brunch” offered every Saturday and Sunday. If you’re in the mood for a morning cocktail, half priced bottles of prosecco are available with full-table entree purchases. There is a 2-hour limit per table at half price. Brunch specials include Barolo Braised Short Ribs and Spaghetti Carbonara.

  • Neighborhood: Gulch
  • Brunch Days & Times: Saturday and Sunday: 11:00am – 3:00pm
  • What to Order: Luogo “Shrimp & Grits”

View Luogo’s Brunch Menu

The Hampton Social

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The Hampton Social is not only a go-to spot for Rosé All Day but also for brunch on the weekends. They have photo-worthy spots just about everywhere you turn and have become well-known for their specialty cocktails served in a giant seashell.

  • Neighborhood: SoBro
  • Brunch Days & Times: Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am – 3:00pm
  • What to Order: Lobster roll

View The Hampton Social’s Brunch Menu

The Mockingbird

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Looking for a boozy brunch? Try The Mockingbird. They’re known for creative brunch cocktails like the Church Punch and Bubbles in a Bag. The “OMG BLT” and Mockingburger come highly recommended.

  • Neighborhood: Gulch
  • Brunch Days & Times: Friday: 11:00am to 2:30pm | Saturday and Sunday: 10:30am – 2:30pm
  • What to Order: Taco The Town

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Whether you’re in the mood for something savory or sweet, the brunch menu at Geist has you covered. Top menu items include Avocado Toast, Double Smash Burger, and Banana Bread French Toast. When weather permits, enjoy brunch in the Champagne Garden. Reservations are encouraged.

  • Neighborhood: Germantown
  • Brunch Days & Times: Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am – 2:30pm
  • What to Order: Cinnamon Roll

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Lou is a European-inspired restaurant with a West Coast flare. The menu focuses on sustainable and local ingredients and features elevated brunch options like Chocolate Maple & Buckwheat Pancakes. If you’re hoping to dine on the outdoor patio, reservations are encouraged.

  • Neighborhood: East Nashville
  • Brunch Days & Times: Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am – 2:30pm
  • What to Order: House Ricotta & Summer Blueberry Tartine

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Halls Chophouse

Elevate your Sunday brunch experience at Halls Chophouse located off West End. This Charleston-based restaurant has brought its Signature Sunday Brunch service to Nashville, which is now available every Sunday from 10:00am to 2:00pm. With starters like Lowcountry Fried Green Tomatoes and entrees like Prime Rib Eye Steak Benedict paired with the Halls Famous Bloody Mary, you can’t go wrong.

  • Neighborhood: West End
  • Brunch Days & Times: Sunday: 10:00am to 2:00pm
  • What to Order: Prime Rib Eye Steak Benedict

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Noko is an Asian-inspired, wood-fired restaurant situated in East Nashville. Executive Chef Dung “Junior” Vo focuses on classic comfort dishes with an elevated twist. This popular eatery recently launched a Sunday brunch service in April with tasty menu items including Japanese Chicken and Waffles and a Burnt Ends Rice Bowl. 

  • Neighborhood: East Nashville
  • Brunch Days & Times: Sunday: 11:00am to 2:30pm
  • What to Order: Steak and Eggs

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Gathre is an all-day dining destination, known for its brunch, situated at the Hotel Fraye. Brunch is offered daily but if you visit on the weekend, you’re in for a treat with their DJ Brunch. Guests can expect a contemporary American brunch menu featuring delicious options like Farmhouse Salads, Avocado Toast, Lobster Benedict, and more.

  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Brunch Days & Times: Daily: 7:00am to 2:30pm | DJ Brunch: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: 11:00am – 4:00pm
  • What to Order: Giant Cinnamon Roll

View Gathre’s Brunch Menu

TOP Daily Brunch Options in nashville

Eating brunch throughout the week has become very popular in Nashville! Here’s a short list of places that serve brunch daily:

Also see our guide to the best breakfast in Nashville:

Best Breakfast Restaurants

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