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Merridee's Breadbasket

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110 4th Ave S, Franklin, TN 37064-2622
615-790-3755
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7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 126
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  • 82
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 10
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food, local flavor, vibe

This is a great place for breakfast, brunch, lunch -- anytime really. They are best known as a bakery/coffee place, but their sandwiches are also very good. Everything I've eaten there has been tasty, fresh, and obviously hand-made. Prices are good, and pastry selection (especially early in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
rickhoff
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Nashville
Good for:
  • Families with children
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237 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Nashville
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This is a great place for breakfast, brunch, lunch -- anytime really. They are best known as a bakery/coffee place, but their sandwiches are also very good. Everything I've eaten there has been tasty, fresh, and obviously hand-made. Prices are good, and pastry selection (especially early in the day) is outstanding. Great pies and breads to go too. Chocolate fudge... More 

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Merridees, Manager at Merridee's Breadbasket, responded to this review

Thanks for making us a part of your regular rotation. We are delighted you enjoy the food and atmosphere. We will definitely take note of the laptop parkers as well. We look forward to having you back! More 

Los Angeles
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I had the sticky pecan roll and breakfast burrito. First of all, the selection of breakfast roll and muffins is very impressive. Second of all, i enjoyed the food ordered but cannot say it was close to the best I've had. Nevertheless, I like this place since it is a single (non chain) restaurant with some very hospitable people running... More 

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Merridees, Manager at Merridee's Breadbasket, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a nice review. We are delighted you enjoyed your breakfast and our hospitality! We hope you stop by on your next visit to Franklin. More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

The most fabulous breads, cakes, pies, etc. you can imagine. The offerings for both breakfast or lunch are terrific.

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Merridees, Manager at Merridee's Breadbasket, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We are glad you enjoy our menu selections, and we look forward to having you come again. More 

Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I am a assiduous customer of this joint. I work upstairs on a start-up and also because of convenience, I have my meals very often with them. The staff is very friendly and they come up daily with new baked sweets. Their soup is worth a mention as well. I you are spending some quality time in downtown Franklin and... More 

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Merridees, Manager at Merridee's Breadbasket, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Fernando! We love all of our neighbors and we are delighted that you eat with us often. We always look forward to having you, and hope that you will join us for dinner one evening, too! We are open late on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, until 9pm. More 

Camarillo, California
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We were visiting the near by historic homes and decided to stop in for lunch. The place did not disappoint! Very tasty skinny chicken salad sandwich. The pasta salad had a touch of what I think was curry, nice change.

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Merridees, Manager at Merridee's Breadbasket, responded to this review

Thank you for coming out for lunch during your visit to Franklin. We are delighted you enjoyed your chicken salad sandwich and pasta salad. Thank you for taking the time to write a great review. More 

Oklahoma
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I've always loved Merridee's for pastries, but this last time I tried a breakfast burrito. It was hearty and delicious. Now the hard part...do I have to choose between the pastry and burrito or do I just load up on both? Maybe take the pastry home for later...

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Merridees, Manager at Merridee's Breadbasket, responded to this review

Thank you, Alice, for writing a great review. We are so glad you love our pastries, and equally delighted you enjoyed your breakfast burrito so much. We look forward to having you again, and yes, of course we think you should do both! More 

Fairbury, IL
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We ordered sandwiches to take on a picnic at a local winery. We had called ahead but they waited to make the hot sandwiches we ordered until we arrived for pick up. They didn't really have a way to keep them warm after they were made. But the sandwiches were very good and the bread so fresh!!

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Merridees, Manager at Merridee's Breadbasket, responded to this review

Thank you, Michelle, for taking time to write a review. We are delighted you chose to take us along on your picnic and we’re so glad you enjoyed your sandwiches. More 

Franklin, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Merridee's is not to be missed if you are visiting downtown Franklin. If you are driving through on I-65 it is worth bypassing the interstate eateries to experience the delicious meal and charming atmosphere a ten minute detour through Franklin offers. Merridee's has terrific coffees of various roasts & always offers a rotating flavored brew. My favorite is Highlander Grog,... More 

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Merridees, Manager at Merridee's Breadbasket, responded to this review

WOW! Thank you for this fabulous review, J L! You painted a beautifully accurate picture of our atmosphere and offerings. We are glad to hear to you have not only enjoyed many of our menu items, but that you would so passionately recommend them to others. We hope that all of our new visitors take a look at your review... More 

Franklin, Tennessee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Merridee's is a quaint little bakery on 4 th Ave. in the heart of Franklin. It's open from 7-5 Mon-Thurs and 7-9 Fri and Sat. Merridee's was started by Merridee, a Swedish immigrant. Today many of the recipes she brought over with her from Seeden are still used today. Merridee's is know for it's homemade pastries, pies and breads, but... More 

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Merridees, Manager at Merridee's Breadbasket, responded to this review

Thank you for your review as Best Little Bakery in Town! We love our heritage and being a part of Downtown Franklin. We love that you know our story! PS. We are open until 9p on Thursdays as well so join us for a weeknight dinner soon! More 

Franklin, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I've been eating at Merridee's for around 20 years and still love it! Great food, simple atmosphere amazing pastries and cakes. One of my favorite things to do is grab a pastry and some tea in the morning, then sit out on a bench on Main Street in Franklin and people-watch. Highly recommended.

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Merridees, Manager at Merridee's Breadbasket, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recommendation. Who doesn’t love to people watch, especially in downtown Franklin? Thanks for making us a part of your mornings and being such a loyal part of our Merridee’s family. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 110 4th Ave S, Franklin, TN 37064-2622
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: 615-790-3755

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Bakeries, Delicatessen, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?