Where To Eat Brunch in Downtown Memphis
Where do you want to go to brunch in downtown Memphis? I Love Memphis is here to help you answer this very important question. Below you’ll find a list of the best places for brunch in downtown Memphis, their hours, drink prices, and other tips. Everything’s subject to change, of course.
If you’re looking for a comprehensive Memphis and Mid-South brunch guide, check out this list of 80+ places to each brunch in Memphis. There’s also a Midtown Brunch Guide and an East Memphis Brunch Guide (which includes the suburbs) that’s under construction. Especially for downtown Memphis brunch, you’ll want to make reservations.
Automatic Slim’s (83 S. 2nd St.), Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., $3 Bloody Marys/Mimosas, small patio. They also offer a 100-ounce mimosa bong for $34.
Bardog Tavern (73 Monroe Ave.), Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., $4 Bloody Marys/Mimosas, no patio. 21+, Smoking allowed.
Peabody Brunch at Capriccio Grill (149 Union Ave.) Sunday, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., no patio. Note: this is the famous Peabody brunch buffet, it’s absolutely a must-do at least once. As of March 2019, it’s $46.95 for adults, $14 for children ages 5-12, and free for kids 4 and under. Bottomless coffee and mimosas are included. Read more here.
Local Gastropub (95 S. Main St.), Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., $4 Bloody Marys/Mimosas, $15 Bottomless Mimosas, small enclosed patio.
Paulette’s (50 Harbor Towne Sq.), Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., no patio. Drink prices vary.
Pearl’s Oyster House (299 S. Main St.), Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., $5.50 Bloody Marys/Mimosas, small patio.
*Tamp & Tap (122 Gayoso), Sat. and Sun., 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., $5.50 mimosas/$8 Bloody Mary, small patio. Tamp & Tap serves their full breakfast and brunch menu every day, so there’s not a special brunch menu.
Texas de Brazil (150 Peabody Place), Sunday, 12 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., dinner menu + salad area only with brunch items, no patio.
Trolley Stop Market (704 Madison Ave.), Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., only beer, no patio. They deliver brunch!
If you decide to go to any of these places, I’d love to see your brunch pics! Tag them #ilovememphis and they might show up on a future brunch guide or photo roundup.
Places To Eat Brunch In Downtown Memphis – Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is considered brunch?
For this list, the restaurant must have a Saturday and/or Sunday brunch menu different from their usual breakfast/lunch menu, and they should serve alcohol. Alcenia’s is one exception. I figure the Ghetto-Aid is strong enough to count.
2. You left off my favorite brunch/weekend lunch place and I am deeply offended. Why did you leave it off?
Y’all have to relax. No one was left off on purpose. Memphis is full of places to eat brunch, especially downtown, and the list changes all the time. If we missed something, please don’t be offended. It’s super easy to fix: Just leave a comment with a link to further information. I’ll add anything that fits the qualifications. There are loads of wonderful places for breakfast and lunch that also serve on weekends, but it needs to be a specifically “brunch” menu.
3. Why just downtown? I cannot believe that you left off midtown.
Please go back and read the first two paragraphs of this article. I Love Memphis has your back!
If you have a favorite brunch spot in Memphis and the Mid-South, leave us a note in the comments.