Owen Brennan's brunch, Memphis, TN

The No-Frills Guide to Brunch in East Memphis

Owen Brennan's. Photo Credit: Holly Whitfield.

We’ve put together this list of where the brunch places are, when brunch is available, how much the booze costs and whether there’s a patio (all necessary factors when choosing where to brunch). It's all right here, in alphabetical order.

Here’s your no-frills guide to brunch in East Memphis. And don’t miss the bottom of this page for some guide FAQs. 

Welcome to our no-frills guide to brunch in East Memphis.

If you’re looking for the Downtown guide, go here. If you’re looking for the Midtown guide, go here. (The Midtown guide also includes brunch FAQs and a look at the research we put into choosing these brunch hot spots.)

Amerigo Italian Restaurant 

Address: 1239 Ridgeway Rd, Memphis, TN 38119
Brunch Hours: Sunday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Nicely priced Bloody Marys and Mimosas.

Brother Juniper’s 

Address: 3519 Walker Ave, Memphis, TN 38111
Brunch Hours: Saturday, 7 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Small patio. Note: Brother Juniper’s doesn’t serve alcohol, but if you bring a bottle of Champagne they’ll happily provide you with the orange juice to make a Mimosa. 

East End Grill 

Address: 7956 Winchester Rd, Memphis, TN 38125
Brunch Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cheap Bloody Marys and Mimosas; 2 locations with patios.

Grove Grill 

Address: 4550 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN 38117
Brunch Hours: Sunday, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Bloody Marys and Mimosas; no patio.

Half Shell 

Address: 688 S Mendenhall Rd, Memphis, TN 38117
Brunch Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Nicely priced Bloody Marys and Champagne/Mimosas; small patio at the Winchester Road location.

Steak and eggs at Interim in Memphis
French toast and bacon at Half Shell in Memphis
Breakfast at Brother Juniper's, Memphis
Cocktails at Owen Brennan's brunch in Memphis, TN

Hog and Hominy

Address: 707 W Brookhaven Cir, Memphis, TN 38117
Brunch Hours: Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Nicely priced Mimosas and Bloody Marys; large patio. 

Interim 

Address: 5040 Sanderlin Ave, Memphis, TN 38117
Brunch Hours: Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. No patio; Bloody Marys and Mimosas. 

Old Venice 

Address: 368 Perkins Extd, Memphis, TN 38117
Brunch Hours: Buffet-style brunch served Sunday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Bloody Marys/Mimosas are half-off all day; patio.

Owen Brennan’s restaurant

Address: 6150 Poplar Ave #150, Memphis, TN 38119
Brunch Hours: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Nicely priced Mimosas (also available by the carafe), plus Bloody Marys and Cajun Bloody Marys; large patio, and a jazz band performs live.

R.P. Tracks 

Address: 3547 Walker Ave, Memphis, TN 38111
Brunch Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Cheap Bloody Marys, Mimosas and Man-mosas; enclosed patio. 

Special thanks to intern Savannah Lyons for her contributions to this article.

FAQS

1. What is considered brunch? For this list, the restaurant must have a Saturday and/or Sunday brunch menu different from their usual breakfast/lunch menu, and they should serve alcohol. 

2. Just a friendly reminder that prices and menus are always subject to change, and so is this guide.  

3. Why just East Memphis? Oh, did you miss our Downtown Brunch Guide? You can find it right here. And Midtown is here.