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Frothy Monkey

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2509 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204-2501
+1 615-292-1808
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here on a Friday morning and it was packed!! We didn't have to wait long to order though, which was nice!! You pick up a menu at the door and place your order at the counter. If you order food, you simply find a table yourself and they will bring it to you. We almost couldn't find a... More 

Thank CandaceChae
Portstewart, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on a Saturday morning in August. Was super busy but one of us went to find a table while the rest of us ordered. The staff were so friendly and helpful and the food was absolutely delicious. Apart from it being busy and tricky to find a table in (which really just shows how popular it is), it was... More 

Thank Coley1902
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love meeting my girlfriends here for some casual chat. Very relaxed and stay as long as you want environment.

Thank Ramblintravel13
Dubuque, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun little coffeehouse in the heart of the 12 South district. Great breakfasts. Be prepared top wait in line on the weekends.

Thank D24789
Barrie, Canada
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fairly big coffee shop with hot food made to order and a coffee bar menu. The kitchen was backed up by 45 minutes when we were there, so didn't try anything but our cappuccino was amazing and they did the little heart design in the froth:) It was busy, but we got seats without a problem.

Thank Kim B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You're likely to find a breakfast line of students, business people and other locals at the Frothy Monkey. Take heart. The food is worth the wait, and the staff is friendly and efficient. Home-baked breads and muffins are offered along with wholegrain pancakes, omelettes and breakfast sandwiches with plenty of fixin's to choose from. The coffee is outstanding.

Thank Christopher M
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed about 1/2 mile from this restaurant and found it quite by accident while walking down 12th street. We ended up eating here two days in a row for breakfast. The food was delicious and the service wonderful. The staff was very friendly and made recommendations when we couldn't decide. The coffee was delicious and I keep thinking about... More 

Thank lauracharms
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit on this trip to Frothy Monkey was for breakfast and lattes. I asked for my eggs to be over medium and egg whites cooked well. My eggs were raw and had to be returned. By the time my breakfast came back my partners breakfast had been consumed. Lattes good but disappointing breakfast.

Thank Barbara H
Venice, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The line was a bit long but worth the wait. Food was fresh and tasted good. The atmosphere was nice, a bit loud but nice place - would eat here again.

Thank KarenRWilliams
Barrowford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

(and to watch the students working). Busy place with good coffee and reasonable inexpensive food. We were staying close by so easy to walk to for dinner and an afternoon coffee following our trips out.

Thank ItheJD

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2509 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204-2501
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville>  > Bellmont/Hillsboro
  • Neighborhood: Bellmont/Hillsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 615-292-1808
Frothy Monkey is the breakfast through dinner coffeehouse feat. Creative folks using local ingredients to prepare original dishes served in a cozy and approachable atmosphere. This location offers breakfast, brunch every day, kids menu, lunch + dinner with a expanded beverage offerings including coffeehouse standards as well as craft beer, wine, mimosas + bloody mary's.

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