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Bon Ton Cafe

#62 of 1,199 Restaurants in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Downtown
American, Cafe, Diner
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150 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2608
+1 901-525-0883
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Today
07:00 - 14:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Memphis, Tennessee
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201 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The Bon Ton appears to be closed for good. When and friend and I tried to go for breakfast on Saturday it was locked up tight. It appeared to have gone out of business. Their website no longer has any details nor posts their menu. It only advertises their catering business. Very disappointing

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Thank JMfromMemphis
Braunton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed in Memphis at the Peabody hotel and this diner was just around the corner. Great food and service and the owner showed us it's legendary past downstairs. It use to be a club called the speakeasy where a young Elvis once hanged out before he was famous. Well worth the visit

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Thank Johnny S
Lake Mary, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is permanently closed. I would not recommend that you make the trip to eat here. I don't believe that it has been open for quite some time.

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Thank JanJohnS
Hoffman Estates, Illinois, United States
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

A great place to eat for breakfast and lunch with good selection. Iced coffee was delish. Tip: the sign says they stop serving breakfast at (if I remember correctly) 11am. So we had lunch instead and went back the next for breakfast--where I discovered that there are starred items that are actually available the entire time they're open.

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Thank Sharon B
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105 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

This restaurant was highly recommended by a friend who had recently visited Memphis, so we went with the recommendation and were so happy we did, enough so that we we returned the very next day for breakfast AGAIN. Each member of the family had a different meal and shared with one another. I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed the... More 

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Thank ALPJTchr
WEST YORKS
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876 reviews
591 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

This diner was so good we came back both days ! The Eggs Benedict were amazing and the bacon,egg and fires also very good. Good orange Juice and coffee. Great serving staff and a very clean restaurant. There is a varied menu and nothing is too much trouble.

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Thank ANDY K
Texas
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

This is a really good place to eat a southern breakfast. The prices were great and food was great. It's not very far from Rendezvous Restaurant.

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Thank TexasTrekGirl
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108 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

We were told best place to eat breakfast- as we walked in this morning we were meet by a VERY Rude lady saying they were no longer open - "there's a sign on the door" Well the paper on the door said they were now an event and catering NOTHING about no longer open- the door was unlocked! What a... More 

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Thank Sun3girls
Monument, Colorado
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

So my friends and I flew into Memphis for a girls weekend. We stayed at a hotel around the corner from the Bon Ton Cafe and read reviews that it was historic and had good food. It was Saturday morning around 9am and we expected the place to be packed but there was actually no wait which was awesome. Our... More 

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Thank gmoneybusiness
Nashville, Tennessee
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

This restaurant claims to be the second oldest restaurant in Memphis. Not sure what the oldest one is, but this is now one of my favorite restaurants. The staff was friendly, fun and courteous. The interior was cute and old fashioned. The food was outstanding. We had breakfast, and my only complaint is that I can't go there more often.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Monroe Ave, Memphis, TN 38103-2608
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-525-0883

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