A little bit of a diner, Sky Blue Café is an almost impossible blend of café and coffee shop. It’s normal and accepted to just order coffee and ‘work’ for a spell. Homey, fantastic services, and reasonable prices all make Sky Blue a habitual coffee spot.
Sky Blue Cafe, 700 Fatherland St, Nashville, TN, USA, +1 615 770-7097
Café Coco is a little homestead, situated in a smaller home setup. With a front patio and spacious interior, Café Coco is accommodating to their crowds. It’s pretty lively – hosting local talent with their open mic slots. However, it’s pretty quiet during the afternoons.
Cafe Coco, 210 Louise Ave, Nashville, TN, USA, +1 615 321-2626
Fido is a coffee shop dedicated to taste. Offering gourmet coffee and espresso drinks along with a large breakfast menu, it’s one of the few coffee shops that are dedicated to in-house made food. Comfortable seating with large wooden tables and brick walls for aesthetic purposes, Fido is an affordable luxury.
Fido, 1812 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN, USA, +1 615 777-3436
Spacious with good lighting, Dose provides booth and table seating to accommodate their crowd. It’s a cozy coffee house without the added pretension that is sometimes bestowed upon the coffee house reputation. It’s simple and straightforward here: good coffee and good food.
Dose, 3431 Murphy Rd, Nashville, TN, USA, +1 615 457-1300
Occupying a blue and red warehouse, Barista Parlor has made itself the best-known coffee shop in Nashville. They offer fabulous service and coffee, but they also serve some of the best café grub in the area. All locally and seasonally produced, the café fare is exceptional, along with the coffee.
Barista Parlor, 519 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN, USA, +1 615 712-9766
Located in the 12 South neighborhood, Frothy Monkey is another contributing factor to the growth of this area. Frothy Monkey has standards. They’re based on locally sourced food for their café fare and Fair Trade coffee roasts.
Frothy Monkey, 2509 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN, USA, +1 615 292-1808