South’s Best Breakfast Spots Bryant’s Breakfast (Memphis, Tennessee) This establishment started as a barbecue joint, but the owner was inspired by memories of his mother’s Mississippi biscuits, and added breakfast to the menu. Breakfast specials (daunting platters of traditional morning favorites) share the menu with breakfast bowls, breakfast sandwiches, biscuit sandwiches, omelets, pancakes, French toast, […]
Bryant’s Breakfast’s menu lists two rows of breakfast sandwiches, which are served on white or wheat toast or a homemade biscuit. I tried two of the more unusual sandwiches — Philly cheesesteak and egg, and pork tenderloin and egg. I opted for onions on the Philly cheesesteak sandwich after co-owner Kerrie Bryant Burton asked if […]
Esquire Magazine named Bryants as one of the The Best Breakfast Places in America… If America more closely mirrored Bryant’s Breakfast — black people, white people, rich people, poor people, all unified in a singular enthusiasm (“breakfast bowls”) — we’d be a lot closer to the potential inherent in our country. Plus: two big biscuits […]
Bryant’s Grits Bowl was recently featured in the Commercial Appeal. Our Grits Bowl comes with your choice of bacon or sausage diced and combined with our creamy old-fashioned grits and a scrambled egg, topped with cheddar cheese. We get quite a few variations on this bowl, and we are more than happy to oblige.
Bryant’s Breakfast was selected by USA Today for having one of the 10 greatest breakfast entrees in America! In an article titled 10 Breakfast Meals That’d Make Ron and Leslie from “Parks and Rec” Proud, USA Today selected our Breakfast Sampler as one of the 10 greatest breakfast entrees in America.
After living in Memphis for more than two decades, I discovered Sunday morning what most natives have known since 1968: To rekindle favorite food memories or fill up for the entire day, head to Bryant’s Breakfast on Summer Avenue. Located next to Nagasaki Japanese House and across the street from Grahamwood School, the breakfast-only diner […]