The 11 Best Breakfast Spots in Tennessee!

These breakfast spots in Tennessee mean business. They’re known for both traditional flavors and modern twists on classic dishes. From sweet, giant pastries to savory country ham and bacon, you’ll find some of the very best morning meals at these great breakfast places in Tennessee.  

1. Crockett’s Breakfast Camp, Gatlinburg, TN

This spot honors David C. “Crockett” Maples, an honored veteran and frontiersman who was also known for serving his guests the best homemade breakfast around. Here you’ll find giant cinnamon rolls, savory skillets and the fluffiest pancakes in the state. The rustic décor will put you in the perfect mood to explore Smokey Mountain National Park nearby!

2. Sky Blue Cafe, Nashville, TN

Sky Blue is a little café located in the Edgefield neighborhood of Nashville. Their variety of eggs benedict dishes, omelets and breakfast burritos will make your first meal of the day unforgettable. 

3. The Bitter Alibi, Chattanooga, TN

If you’re looking for the best brunch in the Chattanooga area, head to The Bitter Alibi. Their unique menu selections stand out from typical boring breakfast choices. If you have a sweet tooth, give the “Cheat Day” a try. This tiramisu French toast dish will have you coming back for more!

4. BOX - Bongo + Bakery, Nashville, TN

Recently BOX opened in the Belmont area of Nashville and it’s quickly becoming a huge hit among locals and tourists alike. Their Bongo java bar serves up some of the best coffee in the state and dishes like their avocado toast are both beautiful and tasty.

5. Sawyer’s Farmhouse Breakfast, Pigeon Forge, TN

At this breakfast restaurant in Pigeon Forge you’ll be greeted at the front door by their iconic chicken statue. On the inside, you’ll feel right at home in this cozy, cabin-style spot. Give their Mountain Man breakfast platter a taste for the most savory and filling breakfast in the area. 

6. Brother Junipers, Memphis, TN

The locals know Brother Juniper’s as the best kept secret in Memphis. They serve up a legendary breakfast and serve the community with annual Christmas dinners for the homeless and monthly fundraisers benefitting local charities. Try the garden and lamb omelet for a Mediterranean breakfast twist.

7. Milk & Honey, Chattanooga, TN

Milk & Honey is a cute coffee shop that provides Chattanooga residents and travelers with some of the best breakfast foods in the state. This is a spot where you’ll definitely get your money’s worth. Try their house made granola if you’re looking for a delicious and healthy meal.

8. Colonel’s Breakfast, Knoxville, TN

Colonel’s all-day breakfast menu serves up some of our favorite omelets in Tennessee. From Greek options to southern breakfast choices this café has something for everyone. 

9. Garden Brunch Café, Nashville, TN

If eggs benedict are your favorite breakfast dish, you need to stop by Garden Brunch Café in Nashville. Their famous Germantown West Benny is a house specialty, topped with eggs, salmon, veggies and more. Come early because this spot is only open on the weekends!

10. Bryant’s Breakfast, Memphis, TN

At this breakfast joint in Memphis you’ll find some of the best homemade biscuits around Tennessee. Their southern style dishes are filling and flavorful. Don’t leave without sampling their biscuit sandwiches.

11. Milktooth, Indianapolis, IN

The selection at Indianapolis’ Milktooth is nothing short of refined. Whether you’re craving something light and healthy or something perfectly sweet, Milktooth is sure to satisfy. Order their sourdough pearl sugar waffle made with sweet cherry compote, salted honey corn butter, graham cracker crumble, and powdered sugar. 

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