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Brother Juniper's

3519 Walker Ave. (Highland Ave.) Send to Phone
901-324-0144 | Menu
Popular breakfast and brunch spot featuring omelets, pancakes, biscuits, and even tofu scrambles.

Breakfast Tues.-Sun.

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Brother Juniper's, Memphis, TN

Brother Juniper's Restaurant Review

: This quaint University District diner is so popular that it attracts quite the crowd. But the open-face omelets, fluffy pancakes and breakfast burritos are worth the wait. The San Diegan omelet is piled high with home fries, sour cream, mushrooms, bacon and feta and cheddar cheeses. Don’t miss the hash brown bowls --- potatoes topped with bacon, cheese, tomatoes, beans and more. Vegans can have their “eggs” too, with the tofu scramble dishes. Be sure to get the locally famous spreadable fruit to slather on the whole-wheat toast. Brother Juniper's was originally launched in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district in the 1960s as an outreach mission for street people, but soon expanded its five-cent-per-cup coffee operation across the country. Today, the Memphis shop, purchased by Jonathan and Pauline Koplin in 1999, is the only location still in business. Since they only serve breakfast, Brother Juniper’s doesn’t serve alcohol. Breakfast-type desserts include the fresh-baked cinnamon rolls and homemade banana nut bread.

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