12South

The original location of Frothy Monkey.

Open Daily 7 am — 8 pm

615-600-4756, x1

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Frothy Monkey is your neighborhood all-day cafe and specialty coffee roaster

We serve breakfast, brunch every day until 5pm, lunch, and dinner with beverage offerings including coffee as well as craft beer, wine and cocktails.

12South is the original location of Frothy Monkey. This cozy bungalow welcomed its first guests in 2004 and has maintained its charming indoor seating, while expanding outdoor space to include a beer garden. This location is nestled between historic homes and the bustling commerce of the growing 12South district.

Amenities

  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take Out
  • Curbside Pick-Up
  • Fresh Baked Goods
  • Beer, Wine, & Cocktails

Inside 12South

Dining Options

Dining In: At the original Frothy Monkey in 12South, guests are welcome to dine-in with full-service wait staff at indoor and outdoor tables in the beer garden or outdoor bar. Please see the host stand to be seated.

COVID Protocols: Our dining rooms are open! Seating capacity may be limited in some cafes, but all locations are open. Safety protocols and updates are available on our COVID-19 Updates page.

To-Go Ordering: Guests are welcome to order at the counter for to-go coffee or food. Come in for a latte or signature drink before strolling the neighborhood or heading to work! Food items, drinks, and fresh baked goods from BAKERY by Frothy Monkey are available to go.

Online Ordering & Curbside Pickup: The 12South Nashville location offers online ordering with curbside pickup through Toast! Order online.

Parking & Accessibility

Frothy Monkey Guest Parking: Guest parking is available behind our cafe. Access to the parking lot by entering the alley between Sweetbrier and Beechwood Ave or the alley between MODA and the Mosque.

Parking in 12South: Limited Free Street Parking is available on 12th Ave. S or on surrounding streets.

Public Transit: Frothy Monkey 12South is located on the WeGo Transit Route for Bus Route 17. The closest bus stop is at the Intersection of 12South and Wedgewood.

Bike Racks: Bike racks are available outside.

Accessibility: The entry to our 12South location is ADA compliant with an accessible ramp on the right side of our building. 

Handicapped Parking: Handicapped parking is available behind our location.

Animal Policy: Well behaved and leashed pets are welcome in our outdoor seating areas.

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