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Brother Juniper's

3519 Walker Ave, Memphis, TN 38111-5917
+1 901-324-0144
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“home fries” (51 reviews)
“cheese grits” (77 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 13:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
3519 Walker Ave, Memphis, TN 38111-5917
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1 - 10 of 539 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good. I liked the American Fries and the Grits. We have 5 of us and service was okay. Had to get up and get my own coffee but hey, it was good coffee. The place was busy so not a big deal....More

Thank BillIBT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't even think about anywhere else..this is the place. Some new places have popped up in memphis area, another broken egg, cafe eclectic....they can't compare to the food and service you get at Bro J. Try the veggie omelet and add spicy cream cheese...and get...More

Thank randy l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All four of us had different meal and all four were great. I had the hungry tiger which was very filling and delicious with plenty of meat on the open face omelet with the home fries also. Also loved the grits and biscuit which also...More

Thank ArkansasCheezburger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I could have rated everything on the menu, it all looked so good. Great coffee, perfect biscuits and large portions. Ended up with the "Hungry Tiger" basically a meat fest open omelette with home fries (best hash browns ever)

Thank Kynan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food & friendly staff!! The Fireman open face omlette is to die for!! They have excellent homemade bisquits!! Light & fluffy!!You won't leave hungry! Local artists' paintings on their wall that you can purchase, too.

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had brunch in June, 2017. It was busy and we had to wait about 1/2 hour. The wait was worth it, food and service were both top notch. I had the Eggs Benedict and my wife had pancakes. Recommended.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast spot. I had an opened face omelette that was fantastic. Came with some of the best cheese grits I've ever had. Wife had Monte Christo. It was good as well. Wait was about an hour, granted this was the Saturday of Memorial Day...More

Thank Vandyb29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant operates as a "pay if you can", serving delicious breakfast to those who can or can't pay. Popular spot, probably will require a wait but well worth the effort. Diverse menu, huge portions, mile high biscuits. My veggie omelet made 2 meals. Excellent...More

Thank Razorsue
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Brother Juniper's is not "pay as you can", rather a retail establishment where people pay for what they purchase from the menu or for products off the shelves. There is a Community Spotlight board which highlights a different non-profit each month which brings awareness to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's usually very crowded, so get there early. Their homemade bread is perfect. Plenty of menu items to select. My favorite is the portabella mushroom with peppers omelette. The Mexican omelette is my second choice. Coffee is excellent. Large servings.

Thank MamaGail6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go early or prepare to wait. However, the wait is completely worth it. The menu is highly original and the breakfast is wonderful. Everything is made fresh and served hot. Although eating spaces are pretty crowded - it isn't a large place - customers have...More

Thank Susan R
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Roguefeenix
Do you have a gluten free menu or options?
9 April 2015|
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Response from James H | Reviewed this property |
They do have a website, Check the Reviews. you may be able to find out more (info). Love this place. Go hungry, portions are rather large. Try the coffee bar while you wait. Caramel Latte is fantastic.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$20
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 13:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 13:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 13:00
Thursday
06:30 - 13:00
Friday
06:30 - 13:00
Saturday
07:00 - 12:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3519 Walker Ave, Memphis, TN 38111-5917
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > University Area Neighborhood Association
  • Neighbourhood: University Area Neighborhood Association
  • Phone Number: +1 901-324-0144
  • E-mail
Description
Food, family and community best describe this hidden jewel in Memphis tucked away in the heart of the University area, and known as the best breakfast in Memphis. We have home-cooked meals with fresh ingredients, excellent service in a friendly casual atmosphere, and beautiful garden seating. Bread, biscuits and pastries are baked fresh from scratch every day.
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