7 Breakfast Spots in Nashville That Hit the Spot

November 26, 2020
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jason wolfe

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Looking for a new breakfast spot in Nashville for starting your day? In a vibrant and energetic city like Nashville, there is no shortage of fun breakfast places to try. But sometimes, the sheer amount of choices is overwhelming. That’s why we’re featuring the top 7 breakfast spots in Nashville you just have to try. Check them out now! 

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1. Biscuit Love

Located in the heart of The Gulch, this breakfast place serves brunch everyday

The Princess, which is pictured above, featured a biscuit filled with Nashville hot chicken. Image courtesy of Yelp

316 11th Ave S | The Gulch, Downtown | biscuitlove.com

Open daily from 7am to 3pm, Biscuit Love is almost always filled to the brim with hungry guests. Even though the cafe is serving a limited menu at this time, you can still enjoy some of its best dishes. Donuts, biscuit cinnamon rolls, breakfast sandwiches, and more await you at this lively cafe. If you want to add a side to your dish, you have savory options including cheese grits, potatoes, and toffee apples to choose from. Hot and cold drinks, coffee, and cocktails are also available to enjoy alongside your meal. 

“Does Biscuit Love need another review saying the East Nasty sandwich is the best ever? Probably not. But I whole-heartedly fell in love with this sandwich and will be day dreaming about it until we take another trip to Nashville. It was heavenly.” - Yelp Review

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2. Cafe Roze

Popular breakfast spot in Downtown Nashville that is open all day

The second you step inside, you will feel like you’ve just been transported inside a Pinterest board. Image courtesy of Yelp

1115 Porter Rd. | Nashville | caferoze.com

Located on Porter Road, Cafe Roze opens you up to a fun and delightful atmosphere where you can enjoy some of the best breakfast dishes in Nashville. Some of the cafe’s top breakfast selections include the Country Ham Toast, Stout Waffles, and Savory Oats. Hearty sandwiches such as the Pork Schnitzel Sandwich and Hard-Boild B.L.T. are also fan favorites. If you’re looking for something on the lighter side, you can order one of the cafe’s fresh salads. As for the beverages, you can order coffee, tea, soda, wine, beer, or a cocktail. 

“AMAZING!!! Made reservations and We had to wait a while for our table because they were socially distancing and they comped our coffees. Definitely recommend it even though it's kind of out of the way. The NICEST staff I've ever encountered. Amazing food and service.” - Yelp Review

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3. Proper Bagel

Charming bagel shop serving a variety of delicious breakfast foods in Belmont

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Start your day on the right foot with a delicious breakfast bagel! Image courtesy of Yelp

2011 Belmont Blvd | Belmont/Hillsboro | properbagel.com

Located in the Belmont area, Proper Bagel is a top destination for savory breakfast sandwiches and bagels. Whether you want a roasted garlic and rosemary bagel or pumpkin pie bagel, you are sure to find a meal that satisfies your early-morning cravings. Custom cream cheese and housemade butters and jams are available as spreads. Smoked fish sandwiches and greek yogurt are also available as breakfast selections. 

For drinks, you will find delicious lattes, iced coffee, cappuccinos, and more. If you don’t want or need to start your day with caffeine, you can order something like freshly-squeezed lemonade or chocolate milk. 

“One of the best breakfast places in Nashville and maybe the best bagels in the city. I come here all the time and continue to take out during the pandemic. Everything is delicious here including their interesting cream cheese flavors and various deli salads made daily.” - Yelp Review

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4. Pinewood Social

Trendy, popular breakfast spot in Nashville known for its New American cuisine

The Avocado Toast is, unsurprisingly, a popular dish at Pinewood Social. Image courtesy of Yelp

33 Peabody St. | Downtown | pinewoodsocial.com

Need a new breakfast spot in Downtown Nashville to visit? Stop by Pinewood Social! This contemporary eatery offers delicious selections like Huevos Rancheros, Challah French Toast, and Smoked Pork Chop. Brunch cocktails including sangria, Bloody Mary, and coffee cocktails are perfect for enjoying alongside your meal. If you’d rather have a booze-less breakfast, you can also order juice for your meal. 

“This is the restaurant that I feel most comfortable in during COVID in Nashville! They are so professional and legit in the way they are handling it. First you must have your temperature taken and then each table has plastic dividers around it. I have always had very thoughtful and friendly waiters and waitresses! The menu is pricey, but it really is worth it. Surprisingly a great place to study as well.” - Yelp Review

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5. Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant

Southern bar that features a large stage for live music

Grab a seat and share some chips and queso with friends. Image courtesy of Yelp

500 Church St. | Downtown | puckettsgro.com

Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant has been around since the 1950’s. Located in Downtown Nashville, Puckett’s offers a wide selection of Southern comfort food and delicious breakfast dishes. Along with its appetizing food menu, Puckett’s is known for hosting live musical acts during the pre-COVID era. Until then, you can stop by Puckett’s to enjoy some tasty food such as the Fried Chicken & Apple Jacks or the Breakfast Burrito. If you’re feeling creative, you can also build your own omelet or biscuit!

“Had a wonderful breakfast here! Had the Southern with fried chicken, eggs, potatoes and a biscuit with gravy. All were delicious! Gravy was the perfect consistency and tasted amazing. My friend ordered a fried green tomato sandwich with an egg added.” - Yelp Review

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6. Big Al’s Deli

Casual breakfast spot located in Salemtown

Feeling extra hungry? Fill yourself up with the Big Al’s Breakfast. Image courtesy of Yelp.

1828 4th Ave N | Salemtown | bigalsdeliandcatering.com 

Located in Salemtown, Big Al’s Deli is a popular stable in this Nashville neighborhood. For years, Nashville residents have enjoyed the deli’s hearty breakfast platters. Big Al has even been featured on The Food Network Channel and Channel 5’s Talk of the Town program. 

On the menu, you’ll find delicious options like the French Toast Platter and Big Al’s Big Breakfast. The latter dish features two eggs, hash browns, toast, and bacon. If you stop by for lunch, you’ll find savory meals including the Fried Chicken Tenders, Jalapeno-Orange Marmalade Chicken. Big Al’s also caters at functions, so make sure you keep them at the top of your list for your next big event! 

“Everything we tasted was delicious. The portions were very filling and the people working were amazing.  I had the catfish, smashed potatoes, and okra rice. My wife had the glazed chicken, okra rice and greens. We had to have a takeout because they fed us so much and it was way too good to go to waste!” - Yelp Review

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7. Nashville Biscuit House

Popular breakfast spot in Nashville that is perfect for people looking for somewhere laidback to dine

The Three Egg Omelet with a side of potatoes is always a great choice. Image courtesy of Yelp

805 Gallatin Ave. | Eastwood | nashvillebiscuithouse.com

Known for its “Good Country Style Cooking,” the Nashville Biscuit House is a top breakfast destination among many Nashville residents. In fact, the Nashville Biscuit House has even been voted as the best breakfast destination in Nashville! If you’re looking for a low-key casual breakfast spot, you will love this place! Everything from the 3 Egg Omelet and Country Fried Steak toasters is sure to fill you up for at least half the day! 

“This place is AWESOME! The food is always freshly cooked and the serving sizes are exactly what you need. The pancakes are nice, fluffy and tasty too. The staff is always friendly and helpful. The restaurant has a nice and homey feel and staff goes out their way to make all customers feel welcomed.” - Yelp Review

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There is no shortage of delightful breakfast spots in Nashville. The next time you dine out for breakfast, make sure you visit one of these popular restaurants! Which ones are you planning to visit next? Let us know in the comments!

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