In this town, brunchin’ ain’t easy, but it’s necessary. Whether you’re on the hunt for fluffy eggs, fried chicken and waffles or mind-blowing bloody marys, the options can get as overwhelming as the lines at times. 🍳
Luckily, you have us to scout things out. We listed a whole bunch of brunch options (23 total), along with menu recs, pro tips, and an interactive map to track ‘em. Plan your weekend and pour those mimosas.
Note: All times listed are brunch-only.
Milk & Honey | 135 N. Market St. | Daily, 6 a.m.- 6 p.m. | Snack on a delicious breakfast bagel and try various flavors of mimosas from its build-your-own mimosa bar.
Syrup and Eggs | 107 Custom St. | Monday- Friday, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. + Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. | Indulge in extravagant pancakes made with locally sourced ingredients.
Aretha Frankensteins | 518 Tremont St. | Daily, 7 a.m-1 p.m. | Aretha Frankensteins is a Chattanooga classic — prepare for a wait due to the limited seating, but it will be worth it.
Kenny’s | 1251 Market St. | Wednesday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. | Try sandwich creations by Chef Kenny Burnap like the Croque Madame and Brisket Reuben.
Frothy Monkey | 1400 Market St. | Daily, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. | If you’re looking for a hearty meal, we recommend trying the PRB Andouille and Hash or the Huevos Rancheros.
Bluegrass Grill | 55 E. Main St. | Tuesday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m. + Saturday, 6:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | Pick and choose your own breakfast plates at this southern-styled breakfast spot.
Rosecomb Bar | 921 Barton Ave. | Sunday, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. | Enjoy your brunch and cocktails out in Rosecomb’s patio garden.
The Bitter Alibi | 825 Houston St. | Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Bitter Alibi recently dropped its new brunch menu featuring items like Saigon French Toast + Better Border Poutine.
Whitebird | 102 Walnut St. | Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Have brunch inside the Edwin Hotel — if you’re looking for a little bit of everything, we recommend trying the River City Breakfast plate.
Flying Squirrel | 55 Johnson St. | Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. | Bring your friends and split the brunch bites so you can try a little bit of everything — we love the rosemary fries, strawberry salad, and cinnamon roll pancakes.
STIR | 1444 Market St. | Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Enjoy classic brunch dishes + oyster bar options.
Bantam + Biddy | 728 Market St. | Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. | Pick from an array of classic southern breakfast items like the fried chicken and cheddar waffle, plus lots of GF items.
Sluggo’s | 505 Cherokee Blvd. | Sunday, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. | Choose from options like a short stack of pancakes or more on the savory side like the tofu scramble.
Your Local Seitanist | 3950 Brainerd Rd. | Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. | Make sure to follow Your Local Seitanist on Facebook or Instagram for brunch menu announcements.
Real Roots Café | 607 N. Market St. | Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. + Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Grab a smoothie, juice, toast, or smoothie bowl to start your day off right.
Adelle’s Crêperie | 400 E. Main St. | Tuesday-Sunday, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Escape to Paris without leaving Chattanooga to enjoy classic crepes + omelettes.
Niedlov’s Bakery & Café | 215 E. Main St. | Saturday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. | Grab some delicious pastries to-go or sit down for brunch, we recommend trying out “The Fancy” breakfast sandwich.
Rembrandt’s Coffee House | 411 E. 2nd St. | Daily, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. | Pair your morning coffee with some of Rembrandt’s pastries — now you can order the pumpkin bread to snack on.
Mean Mug | Various locations | Monday-Saturday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. + Sunday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. | Try out one of Mean Mug’s breakfast sandwiches on a bagel.
The Daily Ration | 1220 Dartmouth St. | Daily, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. | On a nice day, sit under the covered patio with plenty of available seating.
The Feed Co. Table & Tavern | 201 E. Main St. | Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Try Feed’s notable brunch dish “The Company Benedict.”
State of Confusion | 301 E. Main St. | Saturday- Sunday, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Taste menu items inspired by Latin American, New Orleans, and Carolina Lowcountry cuisine.
1885 Grill | 3914 St. Elmo Ave. | Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. + Sunday,10 a.m.-2 p.m. | 1885 Grill’s outdoor seating is perfect for you and your pups.