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Brother Juniper's College Inn

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University Area Neighborhood Association
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3519 Walker Ave, Memphis, TN 38111-5917
901-324-0144
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6:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 201
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  • 78
    Very good
  • 16
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  • 3
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best breakfast in America!

Yum! This was definitely the best breakfast we have had, home cooking done so well. The service was awesome too. Highly recommend if your in Memphis.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Wellington, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Yum! This was definitely the best breakfast we have had, home cooking done so well. The service was awesome too. Highly recommend if your in Memphis.

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Chattanooga, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I am very much a fan of breakfast and very much enjoyed this place. It has an excellent 'local' feel to it and a wide variety menu. A very small space, we were encouraged to arrive as early as possible to avoid the wait - which turned out to be very true! Service was good and food was as expected.... More 

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Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

Traveling thru Memphis , we stopped in Brother Juniper's College inn ...what a find ....as this place is The Queen of MEMPHIS when it comes to Breakfast meals ....SOUTHERN STYLE....portions were big , hot , and cooked to perfection ....Cant get grits over here in Batimore like this. ...ALL staff were polite, friendly , we enjoyed the great Hospitality you... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Tried based on tripadvisor reviews. So glad we did. There was over an hour wait so we opted on orderIng food to go. The wait for our food was longer than we were told but it was definitely worth it. Loaded cheesy grits were amazing. Black bean burrito was also amazing. If we lived by this place we would become... More 

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Bedford, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

A good friend of ours insisted we try this jewel of a place. He was a principal in the school where the owners kids attended. Not only was this a great family, the food may be the best breakfast I have had. They do simple things extraordinarily well. I have never had potatoes that delicious. I will be back. The... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Went on a breakfast date here. Food was very good, service was excellent. Only issue was for price paid portions were a bit small.

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

EVERYTHING from the coffee to the condiments is excellent. There are so many favorites that I can't remember their names, but the chorizo sausage breakfast burrito springs readily to mind. Ingredients are locally sourced, lovingly prepared and graciously served. Consistently rated Best Breakfast in Memphis by those who know.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Specialty omelets were great, several on the menu. The home fries are crispy, flavorful and tasty with every choice. The strawn toast is the best. Service is prompt, friendly. Meals are served hot. If you do not get there early expect a wait, but worth it. Nice coffee bar while you wait. A wonderful addition for Midtown area. Marde

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

I seriously loved this place! I am a big breakfast person and this place did not disappoint! The loaded cheese grits are perfection. If you love grits and omelets make suhttp://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g55197-d470525-Reviews-Brother_Juniper_s_College_Inn-Memphis_Tennessee.html#re to stop in and indulge!

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Woodbine, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is a hidden gem. The ingredients are fresh and expertly prepared. Even the coffee is outstanding. It is roasted for them by a local coffee roaster. The service is also great!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3519 Walker Ave, Memphis, TN 38111-5917
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > University Area Neighborhood Association
  • Neighborhood: University Area Neighborhood Association
  • Phone Number: 901-324-0144

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 am - 1:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 1:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 1:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 1:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

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