The Loveless Cafe

The Loveless Cafe

The Loveless Cafe

Since 1951, this local landmark has been dishing out its famed biscuits, country ham and fried chicken to everyone from struggling songwriters to foreign dignitaries.


At its two locations, Dose serves up coffee, baked goods and the best breakfast sandwich around.

Redheaded Stranger

This East Side taco shop isn’t just great for lunch — its egg-and-cheese-filled breakfast tacos will power you through any day. 

Big Bad Breakfast

For big plates of eggs, taters, bacon and grits, hit up this Charlotte Avenue outpost. 

Dozen Bakery 

This Wedgewood-Houston cafe boasts some of the best baked goods in the city. Keep it simple with a cup of Crema coffee and an extra-flakey croissant. 

Shep’s Delicatessen

At this East Nashville deli, you can get a New York-style bagel and schmear, a corned-beef-and-eggs burrito or homemade blintzes. And stick around for lunch, when you can get a knish, a reuben and much more.* 



Best of Nashville Winner:

Best Brunch: Adele’s 

Serving Southern staples like shrimp and grits and chicken-fried-steak biscuits, Adele’s is a go-to weekend brunch spot.* 

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