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Brunch on the Border In Bristol, TN/VA

Who doesn’t love a great bunch? If it’s one of your favorite meals, you’re in luck because there’s no shortage of great spots to enjoy it in Bristol!

Whether you enjoy eggs, pancakes, waffles, biscuits and gravy, omelets, or any number of other scrumptious items, you never walk away disappointed after filling up at our local eateries.

So, bring your appetite and get ready to enjoy Brunch in Bristol!

Bistro on 6th

The website says Bistro on 6th serves up a brunch experience like no other, and we can certainly attest to that!

We love the Breakfast Board, which features candied bacon, homemade biscuits, honey butter, and fruit. You can’t go wrong with the Homestyle Frittata, either. The Fried Green Tomato Breakfast Burrito is outstanding, as is the Chorizo Breakfast Sandwich, Biscuits and Gravy, and Ricotta Toast.

Bistro on Sixth, located downtown on 6th Street, serves brunch on Saturdays only from 10:30 p.m.-1 p.m.

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Axe & Ale House

If you’re looking for an exciting brunch choice, the Axe & Ale House  has you covered. Located just off of State Street behind the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, you can order a flight of mimosas of Bloody Mary to start your day.

Now that you’re warmed up, how about some Biscuits and Gravy, Breakfast Pizza, or Breakfast Casserole? And if you need more choices, there’s always a their full menu of specialty burgers, pizzas, wings, sandwiches and several tasty salads to choose from.

And once you are finished with brunch, it’s time to sling some axes! 

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Cootie Browns

Known for their awesome pizza, sandwiches, and, well, pretty much everything, Cootie Browns, located downtown on Volunteer Parkway, also has a popular Sunday brunch.

If their Chicken and Waffles and Steak and Eggs tease your tastebuds, we know you’re going to love the Crab Cake Benedict, Avocado Toast, Biscuits and Gravy, Southern Egg Sandwich, omelets, and breakfast burritos!

You can also grab some great drinks, like their popular Bloody Mary and several kinds of mimosas. Cooties’ brunch is available on Sundays only from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

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J Frank

Everything J Frank serves up is on our favorites list, and we know you’ll feel the same way!

You really have to check out the Chocolate Luxardo Waffles or the Royal Crepes, and make sure somebody in your party gets the Shrimp and Grits, which are amazing! If you’re really hungry, order Frank’s Country Ham Platter, which features biscuits and gravy, potato hash, ham, eggs, and biscuits. The quiche, crab cakes, eggs benedict, and burgers are yummy, making ordering tough!

J Frank, located on 6th Street, serves brunch on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Patio

You have to love a restaurant that serves Breakfast Pizza, complete with eggs, cheese, ham, bacon, spinach, and roasted tomatoes!

You’ll also want to try the Bay Chick’n Waffle, the tasty Monte Cristo, the Hashbrown, and the Breakfast Burrito. You can also enjoy a Kickin Bloody Mary, a variety of mimosas (we loved the tequila sunrise), and the spiked coffee!

The Patio, located on Raytheon Road, serves brunch daily from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Southern Craft BBQ

Tap into your roots! Southern Craft BBQ is tucked within The Sessions Hotel complex on State Street in Downtown.

Southern Craft BBQ redefines the meaning of classic southern. Savor award winning southern smokehouse BBQ and comfort food through creatively prepared dishes using the freshest locally sourced and sustainable ingredients.

Sip a luscious wine, handcrafted cocktail or craft brew in the unique bar featuring the historic working gears inside the Mill Building.

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Union 41

Always a special experience, Union 41’s brunch menu features tantalizingly good appetizers such as Crab Beignets, Oysters Rockefeller, and Jerk Chicken Birria Tacos.

The Sweet Potato Waffle and Fried Chicken is beyond awesome, and the B&G (duck fat biscuit, green chile sausage and gravy, and eggs) will send your taste buds into overdrive. You can’t go wrong with the Croque Monsieur or the Lemon Pound Cake Streusel French Toast, either.

Union 41, located downtown on Piedmont Avenue, is open for brunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Vivian’s Table

Yet another spectacular culinary brunch experience can be found at Vivian’s Table. This charming eatery boasts a large menu that features everything from traditional biscuits and gravy to Huevos Rancheros and the French Toast Patty Melt.

If bagel and lox are a favorite, you’ll love this spin on them. Lemon Ricotta Pancakes, Fish N Grits (batter-fried catfish, cheese grits, roasted tomato, and Cajun cream corn), and Breakfast Flatbread are always popular choices too.

Vivan’s Table, located inside The Bristol Hotel on Country Music Way, serves brunch Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

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