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Frothy Monkey

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2509 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204
+1 615-292-1808
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Nashville, Tennessee
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent coffee and service. We had the hummingbird. Heavenly. Comfortable seating. Located in quaint neighborhood near Vanderbilt and Belmont universities

Thank Donald B
Lake Orion, Michigan
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Cozy atmosphere and great coffee! What else could you ask for. Lovely location away from the hustle and bustle of downtown, and just lovely coffee

Thank chasemcbride
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there on Saturday and Sunday. Around 9 on Sunday and they were really busy. Our service and food was still great! Omelets were very tasty and the coffee was strong with great flavor.

Thank Angie B
Adelaide, Australia
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206 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice breakfast here today whilst holidaying in Nashville. We are staying in an Airbnb close by and saw the yelp reviews so thought would try it out! The venue is welcoming and easy to find street parking but also noticed they provide parking at rear of building. It was very busy and we were lucky to get a table... More 

Thank dja_mr
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has a few locations, I ate at the downtown venue. Large menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner and all the locals piled in at lunch. Don't miss it for great food, vibe and of course the fabulous coffee

Thank Bayley22
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Superchill atmosphere. Great breakfast, lunch, and dinners. Great coffee, and tea. They also usually have a great signature cocktail for brunch! Also amazing sweets (always try their cake). Its a great community place. The workers who have been there for the long run are gems. They cycle through other workers a lot - sometimes not as friendly as the longtime... More 

Thank gingerontheroad95
Nashville, Tennessee
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I'm sorry but I really don't know what all the fuss is about with the Frothy Monkey. I'd heard people rave about the place and the coffee so of course I had to try it. I was so, so disappointed. The coffee is average at best, nothing special and not particularly well made. I went up to the counter for... More 

Thank nalevde
Nashville, Tennessee
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I have only ever had coffee or beer there, but they serve food too! There are several locations, I have been to the one in Franklin, 12 S and Downtown. 12 S is probably my favorite one. Some outside seating and a nice homey feeling inside. They have a good local beer selection and make great coffee.

Thank luv2travel61586
Richmond, Kentucky
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

My husband and I decided to try this place for breakfast/brunch. There was a line out the door, but it wasn't too bad. We ordered and set out to find a table. The bad thing, in my opinion, is that they don't give you a table. We were lucky and caught someone leaving. We waited about 20 mins on our... More 

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31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The line was at the door, but surprisingly it didn't last long. They don't give you a seat, so it's every man for himself, which if it's busy, it can be like something out of Thunder Dome. Unfortunately we got lucky and they lost our receipt, so we waited about an hour before we finally got our food. Obviously I... More 

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2509 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville>  > Bellmont/Hillsboro
  • Neighbourhood: 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?