5 top options for cheap breakfast and brunch food in Memphis

Blue Plate Cafe. | Photo: Jess M./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on August 09, 2019.

In search of a new favorite breakfast and brunch spot?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable breakfast and brunch restaurants around Memphis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture when cravings strike.

1. Bryant's Breakfast

Photo: Simon H./Yelp

Topping the list is Bryant's Breakfast. Located at 3965 Summer Ave. in East Memphis-Colonial-Yorkshire, the diner, breakfast and brunch and traditional American spot is the highest-rated cheap breakfast and brunch restaurant in Memphis, boasting 4.5 stars out of 236 reviews on Yelp.

The spot has been operating since 1968, according to the website.

2. Blue Plate Cafe

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Next up is Blue Plate Cafe, situated at 113 S. Ct Square. With four stars out of 396 reviews on Yelp, the Southern and breakfast and brunch spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option.

Look for country ham, eggs and biscuits on the menu.

3. Qahwa Coffee Bar

Photo: Tiffany J./Yelp

Qahwa Coffee Bar, located at 109 N. Main St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap breakfast and brunch spot, which offers coffee and tea and more, 4.5 stars out of 89 reviews.

Don't miss the breakfast sandwiches on the menu.

4. Otherlands

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Otherlands, a gift shop and breakfast and brunch spot that offers coffee and tea and more in Midtown, is another cheap go-to, with four stars out of 175 Yelp reviews. Head over to 641 S. Cooper St. to see for yourself.

Almost everything is made from scratch, according to the website.

5. Barksdale Restaurant

Photo: Christianne B./Yelp

Over in Midtown, check out Barksdale Restaurant, which has earned four stars out of 121 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the diner and Southern and breakfast and brunch spot by heading over to 237 S. Cooper St.

On the menu, look for eggs, bsicuits and hashbrowns.

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