We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Merridee's Breadbasket


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

Location and contact


Cinnamon Raisin Ring
Cinnamon Round
Caramel Pecan Round
Fruit & Cheese Horseshoe
Almond Ring
Ea. 0.70
Doz. 7.29
Chocolate Chip
Ea. 0.70
Doz. 7.29
Peanut Butter
Ea. 0.70
Doz. 7.29
Oatmeal Raisin
Ea. 0.70
Doz. 7.29
Ea. 0.70
Doz. 7.29
Cinnamon Raisin Biscuit
Cinnamon Twist
Fat-Free Cinnamon Twist
Almond Swirl
Cinnamon Raisin Roll
Assorted Muffins
Fruit & Cheese Crescent
Melt Away
Served daily from 11:00 am
Call ahead for take-out orders
Made fresh each day, so you never know what culinary splendor awaits you. Priced daily
Again, made fresh every day. And good enough that even a real man would eat one of these slices.
Small salad 2.95
Large salad 4.15
Small salad w/ scoop of chicken salad or tuna salad 6.59
Large salad w/ scoop of chicken salad or tuna salad 7.49
Tossed Salad
Mixed greens w/ carrots & grated cheese topped w/ our own croutons served w/ a slice of buttered viking bread & your choice of our homemade dressings: blue cheese, honey mustard, ranch, sweet & sour or low-cal zesty tomato
Chicken Salad Fruit Plate
Our chicken salad on a bed of lettuce served w/ frozen fruit salad & buttered raisin bread
Sampler Plate
A sampler plate of our chicken salad, tuna salad & egg salad w/ frozen salad & buttered raisin bread.
No, Not Croissants! Our Homemade Bread Doughs Wrapped Around Delicious Fillings:
ham & cheddar on oat, spinach & feta on wheat, Turkey & honey dijon on oat, roast beef & swiss on oat
Made to order on your choice of our homemade bread: egg, oatmeal, viking (whole grain) or whole wheat
Viking (whole grain)
Whole wheat
Chicken Salad
Our most popular sandwich! made daily w/ premium chicken tenders, celery, & Hellman's mayonnaise.
Merridee's Breadbasket is a bakery / restaurant located in downtown Franklin, TN USA
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe, Deli
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (806)
Filter reviews
803 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews lunch pies chicken salad bread french silk pie molasses cookies sticky buns pastry breakfast burrito brownie french toast ham biscuits great bakery downtown franklin bakery items order at the counter
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 803 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

LOVE anything baked from here! Great sandwiches, but the dessert is my favorite. The dessert options are usually rotating, but you can’t go wrong!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Erinintn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great coffee! And the cookies were awesome, especially the Tea Cakes and Peanut Butter. Would definitely return.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Mike R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We bought one of the best blueberry pies we’ve ever had here. This is kind of off our beaten path but we’re going back.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 162KevinV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the best chicken salad sandwiches! Nice folks. Quick line! Like the grab and go items too.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank krystallynch26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love everything about Merridees! As a realtor, I ALWAYS take my clients there for lunch! I can't begin to praise their menu enough! Their food is EXCEPTIONAl!!! I GIVE THEM 10 STARS!!!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank DONNAT364
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing but great things to say about Merridee’s. Coffee was locally roasted and tremendous. Sticky buns with pecans were to die for. Living in Knoxville I can only visit Merridee’s once a month. It is clearly not frequently enough. Thanks to Atticas and Vladimir were...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank garya962
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon Merridee’s quite by accident while on our way from Nashville to Lynchburg, stopped in Franklin for a bite to eat. Sandwiches, breads, pastries, pies - the place was hopping at lunch time, obviously a favorite of many. We chose slices of both...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank cydburrows
Merridees, Manager at Merridee's Breadbasket, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving such a great review! We are delighted you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had delicious breakfast here before touring Carnton & Carter House. So many choices of so many yummy items!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank OkieVee
Merridees, Manager at Merridee's Breadbasket, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your breakfast!

Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I visit Merridee’s VERY frequently since we live in the area. We love the local atmosphere, the warm friendly employees and the consistently wonderful food. Some of our favorites are the chicken salad, turkey Reuben, patty melt, omelettes and in my opinion...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank frequentdiner1154
Merridees, Manager at Merridee's Breadbasket, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoy your visits with us and we look forward to next time!

Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

If you are going to visit Franklin then you have to make sure you stop at Merridees. This is one of the finest bakery you’ll find plus the ambience of the restaurant

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank TheTailgateTN
Merridees, Manager at Merridee's Breadbasket, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2019

WOW! Thank you so much for your review! We look forward to having you back again soon.

View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 27 nearby hotels
Best Western Franklin Inn
1,094 reviews
2.44 miles away
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Nashville Franklin
814 reviews
2.75 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Franklin/Spring Hill
90 reviews
2.80 miles away
Baymont by Wyndham Franklin
170 reviews
2.81 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 424 nearby restaurants
Kilwins Franklin
153 reviews
.02 miles away
Red Pony Restaurant
571 reviews
.04 miles away
Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant
2,072 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 115 nearby attractions
Lotz House Museum
2,988 reviews
.47 miles away
Carter House
1,233 reviews
.55 miles away
Downtown Franklin
1,319 reviews
.33 miles away
Gallery 202
76 reviews
.19 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
January 22, 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Paul L | Reviewed this property |
yes, call in advance and tell them time of pickup- you can call the day before even
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing