Mere Bulles
Mere Bulles

Mere Bulles

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.merebulles.com/
  • Phone: 6154671945
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 2:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm, Saturday: 4:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Josh Werle
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Full service lunch and dinner delivery within 3 miles. Full service catering menu available on line. All bottled wines are currently 50% off (event dining not included). Unlimited custom menu options available.
  • Special Events: Mere Bulles is a full service wedding and rehearsal dinner destination. The entire house is available for daily and evening rental.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: West Park Dr
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Mere Bulles
Mere Bulles offers superb food, outstanding service, a beautiful setting and a 'make it happen' attitude. Our goal is always to exceed your expectations. We reside in what was once the grand manor house of Maryland Farms. Lunch at Mere Bulles is whatever you need it to be. You can be in and out quickly, or you can enjoy a leisurely meal with important clients.



At night Mere Bulles transforms into a relaxed, beautiful place. In Fall and Winter, cozy up to the fireplace for a great meal in The Living Room. In Spring and Summer, relax in our bright, cheerful Indoor Patio with its floor to ceiling windows. Surrounded by majestic old maple trees, the outdoor patio is the place to be when the weather permits. We have five inviting private dining rooms. which can be booked by phone or E-mail through our friendly and astute Events Staff. We also provide free shuttle service to hotels in the Brentwood area.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
Mere Bulles reviews from OpenTable diners
181 reviews since July 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (110)neighborhood gem (84)romantic (80)great for lunch (73)good for groups (62)great for brunch (61)fit for foodies (58)notable wine list (56)great for outdoor dining (53)scenic view (13)kid-friendly (11)hot spot (8)late-night find (6)vibrant bar scene (5)Show More
  • Charming and romantic
    OccasionalFoodie
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Mere Bulles is a great choice for a romantic special evening. My wife and I dined there for our wedding anniversary and came away very impressed. We began our meal with their famed she-crab bisque. The bisque was rich and delicious. My wife ordered the NY strip with roasted red potatoes and haircot veres. I had the evening's special catch, seared grouper with asparagus and tomato risotto. We ended the meal with a carrot cake topped with warm caramel sauce. Our meal was wonderful, our table was in a quiet room, and our waiter was attentive and helpful. I was very surprised there weren't more patrons on a Saturday night. Their food, service and atmosphere certainly warrant the attention.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Twice in a week and ready for more
    Bucky
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Came with two different lunch groups. Very good both times.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent, Excellent, Excellent!
    LexiVIP
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    My most favorite restaurant in Nashville, Brentwood and Franklin!! Food is always great and service is superb!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday Lunch
    Suzanne
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Took a friend to lunch on Thursday. Food was excellent. We ordered the fried artichoke hearts for an appetizer and ended up sharing them with the two men at the table next to us and still had to send a few back. They are excellent and very plentiful. Service was excellent and the carrot cake was the best I have ever had. The salmon salad I had was delicious and my friend really loved her chicken dish--can't remember the name--Santa Fe or something like that.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Very Nice Evening
    CarolinaGentleman
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    A nice atmosphere complimented with good service. Service was prompt, but unobtrusive with time provided for talk. Had requested a quiet table for two in a corner or nook and this was fulfilled in a nice location. Specials for the evening offered both a steak dish and a fish dish, both were very good. perhaps a little pricey at $40, served well with a nice presentation. A very nice place for a business discussion or a special date night.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Brunch
    StoneyRiverRocks
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Have eaten here before, but never brunch. It was wonderful!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Brunch
    Silverbud
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    I have came here a couple times,I'm from Arkansas but when I'm here I come It is my favorite place for brunch! The creme brûlée french toast is my favorite!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Four gals on the town
    Suzanne
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We went out to dinner with out of town guest. Maggie or Mattie was our server and she was so attentive and helpful. We enjoyed her. Dinner was excellent and the chocolate cake she recommended was fantastic. Our out of town guest wanted to go to a somewhat upscale dinner and she was delighted with Mere Bulles. Costs are a little on the up marked scale, but not so much that you don't feel you can't have a special night when you feel like it. Love the Sunday brunch, too. So glad the restaurant is so close to us in Brentwood.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good food, a bit pricy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    food, service, and atmosphere were all good. a little pricy, so probably just for special occations.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Business Lunch
    JSP4VIP
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Service was wonderful, and food was tasty. The she-crab bisque is a must! I love how the tables are widely spaced so that you can have a private conversation without being overheard by other diners. Great spot in Maryland Farms.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Enjoyed our visit.
    luv2eatgoodfood
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    My husband and I don't live in Nashville any longer, we were visiting there for the Titan's game and stay in the Brentwood area. Our friends that we normally do things with already had plans so we decided to try a new place. We had been to the one that was downtown back in the day.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sunday brunch buffett
    ChrisHVIP
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Very hard to beat their Sunday brunch Buffett. One of the best in Nashville.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful start to a morning
    SHfarmfamily
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    We had only been there for lunch in the past. We were recently given a gift certificate. Our son urged us to try the Sunday brunch. We were not disappointed. The food was great with a huge selection. Our reservations were at 10am. Next time I would go more like 11 so I could enjoy more of the savory lunch items.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, but real disappointment
    JazzH
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Open Table was notified that the two men in our Group were celebrating their 80th birthdays. This was not acknowledged in any way by any employee. This was a surprise and a very real disappointment. Our meals were good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Old friends
    Mags
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    After a slow start (which was immediately remedied when I talked with the hostess ) it was a perfect evening. Perfect setting for a lovely fall evening, timely & charming service, mouth watering choices that were as delicious as they sounded, great wine recommendation & half price bottles- the list goes on! We were among the last couple of parties to leave, but never felt rushed. Can't think of thing I would change.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • As I remember it...
    Major
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Used to eat years ago at the original Mere Bulles downtown (I think on 2nd Avenue). It's nice to see that not only did the name transfer to Brentwood, but the ambiance and food quality did too. The rack of lamb was delicious and they make a perfect martini! Great service and the veranda area of the dining room was just perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Loved It!!
    Mallory
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    The food was delicious and the service was amazing! I recommend the sea bass in phyllo dough and the bisque! Beautiful restaurant, great ambiance, quiet dining experience! Perfection!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Awesome !
    KathyD
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    We found this restaurant on the internet. We wanted someplace away from Lower Broadway and all the noise. We loved it! Perfect place to celebrate a 50th birthday. Stuffed mushrooms, scallops, tuna and their famous carrot cake were all to die for. Highly recommend it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • 1st timer
    Griff42103
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Don't let the name fool you, it is definitely not French cuisine. However, the food was outstanding, The wine list was fantastic. It's off the beaten path so if you have never been there I would definitely MapQuest it first. My next visit will be for brunch.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service
    Luv2eat
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Food and service was excellent. We especially enjoyed dining on the patio. One of the few places around that has nice outdoor dining.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Choice
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Great food, service and the wine list is amazing. Highly recommend to everyone!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    Michael
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    My wife and I had a wonderful time for our 4th Wedding Anniversary. The She-Crab bisque and Prime rib were as good as they always are!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Second Visit!
    Hipmogreg
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    But not the last. Simply, Mere Bulles has it figured out.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • jsk
    GrammyK
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Had an out of state guest visiting the area for the first time. She loved the location, the beautifully restored historic house, the excellent service and the great food. She left with a lovely impression of Brentwood hospitality.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Excellent service - was celebrating anniversary and they complemented us with a free desert.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Sunday Brunch
    JoeS
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    The brunch had a great selection. We all had breakfast and the Crepe station was new and perfect. Very enjoyable.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Always a pleasure dining at Mere Bulles. First Class!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Terrific All-Around
    GMJr
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Dinner at Mere Bulles was just great. The food was outstanding, service was prompt and friendly, and the atmosphere is nice. We're kinda sensitive to loud rooms but even though the back room is large and there were a lot of folks, it wasn't at all an uncomfortable noise level. Overall a great experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great menu
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The atmosphere was wonderful. The old house appearance was well decorated. The menu was diverse and the food was wonderful. Very good service. Will definitely recommend.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GoTo lunch spot
    BrianC
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Whenever I have a client over for lunch, Mere Bulles is my go to spotn. ALWAYS get the she-crab bisque!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Best salads on the planet and always good service. Convenient and just a nice place to meet a friend or have a business lunch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic Brunch
    Imprepared
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    If I lived in Nashville, this would be my regular stop for Brunch on Sundays. The food was absolutely fantastic. The Crab Bisque and the Creme Brulee french toast were so delicious, had to have seconds. Made to order omelets, crepes and pancakes top it off. There are so many choices that you almost have to overeat because you want to try everything. Did not find one item that was unappetizing. The staff are very courteous and accommodating and the restaurant was busy for sure, but quite quiet. Many people apparently go on a regular basis, so that should say something. I would make reservations to be sure you get a table at your desired time. I have no problem recommending this restaurant and can assure you that I will be dining here again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Brunch
    Bevshi
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Great place for Sunday Brunch! Everything is wonderful and the best She Crab soup and French Toast I have ever eaten.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice surroundings, food disappoints
    KatNashville
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Unmatched mansion setting, attentive service and 1/2 price bottles of wine are big pluses of Mere Bulles. Food quality is disappointing from earlier visits.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome Dining!
    lovetodine
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    My husband and I celebrated our anniversary and his 60th birthday at Mere Bulles. We had a nice, quaint table in the corner. Our server was very attentive but not overbearing, and our food was absolutely delicious!! I had the scallops, and my husband had the rack of lamb. We topped it off with the flourless chocolate torte for dessert. We highly recommend celebrating any occasion here!!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Lunch Meeting Place
    Randino
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    It is classy but not over the top. It isn't cheap, but isn't ridiculously expensive and I have found that it is really nice for a serious business lunch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • nice lunch
    bdaylunch
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Our server was very pleasant and attentive. Food was great. It was my Mom's first visit and we were celebrating her birthday. She really enjoyed it so I was pleased to create good memories for her. .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Improved Menu/Lunch
    CPULL
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Always good service here, but the menu had gotten a little tired over the years (please don't push the she-crab bisque all the time!). This time, for lunch, there were a handful of special additions. I had the watermelon salad with feta, nuts, and a small piece of perfectly prepared steak. It was excellent and looked good on the plate, too. Hats off, and please keep updating the menu.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Nashville Original
    TheATeam
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    My wife and I decided to take advantage of the Nashville Original's Restaurant Week by enjoying a Dinner Date at Mere Bulles. The restaurant is in a large Southern Home complete with balconies and a beautiful patio perfect for a romantic dinner out. Upon entering, we were greeted and quickly shown to our table, thanks to our OpenTable Reservation. After being seated, our waiter promptly brought out a basket of bread and took our wine order. Their wine list is extensive and includes a great variety of wines in a range of prices, anywhere from about $35 - $500/bottle. We selected a Relax Riesling from Germany that was perfect for our meal. The appetizer and meal selection were great and we were just blown away by the taste of the food.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love Mere Bulles
    myhumbleopinion
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Mere Bulles is one of my all time favorite restaurants. The food is always delicious, the wait staff attentive, and the atmosphere pretty, enjoyable, and relaxing. I have been here for the fantastic Sunday brunch, superb dinners out with husband, family, and friends, and for a beautiful wedding reception a couple of years ago. You can't go wrong at Mere Bulles!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate