It’s past breakfast, but not quite lunchtime … where do you go for a bite to eat? Weekend brunch is the perfect way to relax and unwind from the week’s excitement. Memphis, known for serving up delicious plates, hosts a number of fabulous restaurants and cafés. Visit Paulette’s Restaurant as a formal brunch option, The Peabody’s Capriccio Grill for a taste of Memphis tradition or swing by the more casual Elwood’s Shack. We have rounded up a brunch (see what we did there?) of the best local spots in town!
50 Harbor Town Square, Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 260-3300
Brunch Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For over forty years Paulette’s has been a part of the Memphis community. Light salads, soups and crêpes line the special brunch menu. For a heartier meal you can order jumbo lump crab cakes or ham palacsinta, a Hungarian specialty. Views overlooking the mighty Mississippi serve as an added perk to the dining experience. SB Tip: Be sure to order their famous popovers with strawberry butter … they are only served during brunch!
3519 Walker Ave., Memphis, TN 38111 • (901) 234-0144
Brunch Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
As soon as you enter the doors of Brother Juniper’s, mouth-watering aromas welcome you in. The restaurant is the perfect place for families and friends to gather. The friendly staff treats everyone as family, which adds to the community feel. Their specialty omelets are a popular treat, as are their cinnamon roll pancakes.
707 W. Brookhaven Cir., Memphis, TN 38117 • (901) 207-7396
Brunch Hours: Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Who said you can’t eat brunch all day? Hog and Hominy serves brunch until close on Sunday night; they call it Sunday Funday! Their menu shows off Italian dining with Southern influences. Customers are also invited to play bocce ball on their court anytime!
937 S. Cooper St., Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 278-0278
Brunch Hours: Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Stop by this neighborhood bistro for a delicious Sunday brunch. Sweet Grass serves fresh and seasonal foods, so customers can be sure what they order is of the highest quality. Their brunch menu changes frequently due to seasonal changes in produce and meat.
711 W. Brookhaven Cir., Memphis, TN 38117 • (901) 762-6656
Brunch Hours: Monday through Sunday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Porcellino’s, a Memphis favorite for craft meats, includes a coffee shop perfect for brunch. Porcellino’s coffee shop serves breakfast and lunch seven days a week! Light salads, sandwiches and a lengthy handmade pastry list make up the café’s menu.
51 Harbor Town Sq., Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 260-3344
Brunch Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Enjoy a relaxing brunch in the picturesque Harbor Town Square at Tug’s casual grill. Their brunch menu includes popular dishes from their regular breakfast and lunch menus. We highly recommend ordering their famous pancakes for a sweet weekend treat – you deserve it! Tug’s special children’s menu makes it perfect for family outings.
5040 Sanderlin Ave., Memphis, TN 38117 • (901) 818-0821
Brunch Hours: Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Dining at Interim Restaurant and Bar is no ordinary experience. Since 2007, Interim has been serving up savory meals in East Memphis. Watch from your table as the chef creates visually appealing plates. Sunday brunch consists of soups, starters and entrees that are sure to please anyone’s palate.
966 Cooper St., Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 272-7111
Brunch Hours: Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Food never looked so good! Take a step back to the 50s in this beauty parlor-styled restaurant. Their eclectic and trendy environment puts The Beauty Shop at the top of our list for unique dining. Treat your taste buds to food inspired from around the globe. For instance, the Israeli Breakfast special includes an herb omelette, Israeli salad, labneh with fig preserves and other surprises.
2144 Monroe Ave., Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 590-2829
Brunch Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
New Orleans native Kelly English set out to establish a restaurant authentic to his Louisiana roots. As both the owner and head chef, English serves up delicious po’ boys and meals to the Memphis community. During brunch you can order off of the everyday menu, or enjoy a few of Second Line’s special brunch deals!
149 Union Ave., Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 529-4000
Brunch Hours: Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
For an iconic Memphis brunch, there is no place quite like the Capriccio Grill within the famous Peabody Hotel. Classic breakfast dishes, salads, Belgian waffles and applewood smoked bacon make this restaurant a tried-and-true spot for locals. SB Tip: Before eating brunch, enjoy watching the famous Peabody Ducks walk at 11 a.m.
4523 Summer Ave., Memphis, TN 38122 • (901) 761-9898
Brunch Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Elwood’s shack is a bit of a hidden gem in the city of Memphis. The cozy atmosphere and unbelievably tasty food has many Memphians returning time and time again. On Saturday and Sunday, Elwood’s serves up dishes such as French toast, eggs Benedict, BBQ Benedict (for some Memphis flavor) and pimento cheese biscuits.
1585 Overton Park, Memphis, TN 38112 • (901) 410-8200
Brunch Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
At Ecco, the intimate atmosphere encourages families and friends to gather around the table. Every Saturday, a selection of savory crêpes, soups and light plates are served for brunch. Also, try sipping on one of their many specialty drinks.
361 S. Main St., Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 526-0388
Brunch Hours: Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Traditional brunch with an innovative flare. South of Beale reinvents bacon and eggs into delicious meals like huevos rancheros – a combination of bacon, scrambled eggs, onions, avocado spread and white cheddar. Also, check out their cocktail list … it has our mouths watering.
5101 Sanderlin Center, Memphis, TN 38117 • (901) 729-7687
Brunch Hours: Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
One of Memphis’s newest restaurants, City Silo has made a name for itself amongst Memphis locals. Farm fresh food is served Monday through Saturday. Healthy brunch options include açaí bowls, vegan barbecue sandwich and sweet potato wedges. Customers also enjoy their wellness lattes, beer and kombucha on tap. City Silo has it all!
317 N. Main St., Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 523-0200
Brunch Hours: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Alcenia’s delivers Southern cooking right to the table. Saturday brunch is the perfect time to try their famous salmon croquette. Alcenia’s restaurant is a vibrant display of colors and personality that match the unique flavors of appetizing soul-food.
272 S. Main St., Suite 105-A, Memphis, TN 38103 • (901) 254-8600
Brunch Hours: Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
For all the foodies out there, brunch at Catherine & Mary’s is not to be missed! Chefs Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman bring their flair for the delicious to brunch, as well as offer up some of their classic Italian dishes and pastas.
2158 Central Ave., Memphis, TN 38104 • (901) 504-4342
Brunch Hours: Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Grab some scrumptious bites off of Railgarten’s delicious brunch menu, then skip off to the volleyball court or the tiki bar for your Sunday Funday.