About Mere Bulles

Mere Bulles offers superb food, outstanding service, and a beautiful setting. With a 'make it happen' attitude, our goal is always to exceed your expectations. Lunch can be in and out or a leisurely meal with important clients. Dinner is there for any special occasion or another perfect evening out.

Mere Bulles reminds you of what was once the grand manor house of Maryland Farms. 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. In Fall and Winter, cozy up to the fireplace for a great meal in The Living Room. We have eight inviting private dining rooms. which can be booked by phone or E-mail through our friendly and astute Events Staff. Join us for Sunday Brunch 9:30a-1:30p

5201 Maryland Way
Brentwood, TN 37027
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Dining Style:
Elegant Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Steakhouse, Wine Bar

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm, Saturday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm, Sunday Brunch: 9:30am - 1:30pm, Sunday Dinner: 5:00pm - 8:30pm

Cross Street:
West Park Dr

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(615) 467-1945

Website:
http://www.merebulles.com/

Catering:
Full service lunch and dinner delivery within 3 miles. Full service catering menu available online. All bottled wines are currently 50% off (event dining not included). Unlimited custom menu options available.

Parking Details:
Abundant surface lot parking

Public Transit:
nearby

Executive Chef:
Josh Werle

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Mere Bulles is a full service wedding and rehearsal dinner destination. The entire house is available for daily and evening rental.

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Private Dining

Mere Bulles offers numerous private party arrangements in one or more of our eight dining rooms. We are happy to arrange most anything you may be able to imagine.

Mere Bulles Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (82)
Good for Anniversaries (65)
Business Meals (61)
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Romantic (56)
Good for a Date (55)
Good for Birthdays (50)
Good for Groups (50)
Quiet Conversation (46)
Neighborhood Gem (45)
Great for Lunch (44)
Great for Brunch (43)
Worth the Drive (42)
Sunday Lunch (36)
Cozy (29)
Great for Outdoor Dining (28)
Creative Cuisine (25)
Fit for Foodies (25)
Notable Wine List (23)
Comfort Food (22)
Authentic (20)
Casual (15)
Handcrafted Cocktails (13)
Pre/post Theatre (12)
Seasonal (12)
Bar Seating (11)
Fun (11)
Happy Hour (11)
Healthy (10)
Afternoon Tea (8)
People Watching (8)
Scenic View (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Tasting Menu (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Quick Bite (5)
Afternoon Coffee (4)
Kid-friendly (4)
Disabled Access (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Great Beer (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Organic (1)
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·Dined 5 days ago

Waitress was good, time to get food and check completed took along time. Was a busy day with several holiday luncheons, but 25 minutes to get check then another 20 to have someone come get the check to pay is too long.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch
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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Overpriced buffet, limited selection, bland food. Not bad, but not nearly as good as some other reviewers claimed. The waffle station was unattended. No cream cheese or sour cream for crepes. Sausage patties were basically bricks. She crab soup is very floury tasting. Lemon chicken and fish were good. Creme Brulee French toast is weird, but tasted fine.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on December 10, 2017

We had not dined here in a while and were very disappointed. The food quality and presentation were below average and the service was the same. We won't be back with as many good choices as there are now.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Celebrated wedding anniversary. They acknowledged the date with a free dessert. Nice touch. Food was good. I had filet, she had the pork chop. Will definitely return.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on December 5, 2017

La Mere provides a good standard continental menu with French and Southern accents. All the orders including salads were good, but not highly memorable. We were able to carry on a conversation as the acoustics were good, but found the main dining room to be a bit on the dark side in terms of decor. Our server, "Kijuan" was highly professional and well informed about all aspects of the menu and wine list. Deserts are made in house and exceeded expectations. Overall, a solid experience, but not outstanding.

Tags: Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation
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 (Nashville)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Excellent!! Food and service is ALWAYS great!! I had wedge with blackened grilled shrimp which was AWESOME and my guest had a salmon dish that he almost licked the plate. Never had a bad meal at this wonderful restaurant!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Amazing Sunday Brunch. We enjoyed almost 3 hours of dining and conversation

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch
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 (Nashville)·Dined on December 3, 2017

My favorite place in Nashville for brunch! All other meals are great as well. Try the crepe brûlée French toast- outstanding!!

Tags: Romantic, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Nashville)·Dined on December 3, 2017

I throw my diet out the window when my husband and I dine at Mere Bulles for Sunday morning brunch. I go for the Creme Brulee French toast and always have at least 2 servings. I would venture to say that this restaurant has the best brunch around. We were disappointed in whatever brand of bacon offered this time and am hoping it was just temporary. It was the thin kind and tasted like the grease or oil it was most likely fried in. That was a first for us because good bacon should always be included in a brunch. Other than that--no complaints. Our server, Bob, who told us he is a fixture there on Sunday mornings, is attentive and friendly. We go about 4 times a year, because we want it to remain special to us. It was a lovely dining experience---it has been each time we have been.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Our favorite “adult dining” experience. Best we have found since moving here 3 years ago

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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 (Nashville)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Disappointed in quality of food, just not that good. Had bisque which was good, salad served in a small bowl. Two entrees, one with too much asparagus,too much risotto,and other entree was a fish and the way it was prepared did not even taste it. Carrot cake was too heavy, too dark and the worst I have ever had. Waiter not particularly friendly, did not give us his name. Dinner was way overly priced considering our perception of the quality and dining experience. Would not go back.

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·Dined on December 1, 2017

They didn't have Heineken or Miller High Life Beer. The dinner rolls that came were very hard and I had to ask for soft & fresh rolls. I ordered a filet with mashed potatoes which were cold and sent them back to be warmed up. The potatos came back hot but I've been at other Fine Dining restaurants where they would have brought me a whole new order of potatos. Lastly, when I received my check I noticed that the Mushroom Caps that I ordered for an appetizer was $10 but was $9 on the menu. They did provide me with a dessert to go, which I really didn't want but they insisted. Over all I was disappointed with my experience at Mere Bulles.

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (Nashville)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Mere Bulles still has that special ambiance but I would no longer ever go there for anything but weekend brunch. The food at lunch and dinner is incredibly overpriced and just decent at best. Some of it is just plain bad - overcooked and over-sauced.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 30, 2017

There is an charm, even simple elegance, to the rooms and the presentation that feels old-fashioned and at the same time intimate and friendly. Great food, great atmosphere, great service.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Too much salt in a number of the dishes at brunch: veg medley, fish, hash brown potatoes. Beef excellent, sweets excellent, salads fair. Omelettes, etc very good
Salt will keep us away mostly for brunch

Tags: Fun
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 (Louisville)·Dined on November 26, 2017

I had lunch here last year and really loved it, so I booked dinner for a group during this trip to Nashville. I was very disappointed and will not go back for dinner, 2 of the 4 entries were not good, I sent back my entrée. The desserts were very good but just would not go back for dinner overall the food was average at best. Too many great restaurants in this area to go here.

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·Dined on November 25, 2017

Excellent food and service. Highly recommend this for dinner or a special occasion.

Tags: Business Meals, Casual, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 25, 2017

This is an upscale restaurant and dining experience. The wait staff is knowledgeable and professional. Lots of upscale wines, more on the dry side, but the Reisling was excellent. The food is creative and combinations are delicious. Let the wait staff know how long to cook the protein. I have had almost everything on the menu at one time or another. I recommend the lamb chops, steak, pork chops, tuna, salmon. Shellfish was undercooked. The key lime pie is to die for. It is really expensive and not a place to take children.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation
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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 23, 2017

For the price, I was expecting real turkey for Thanksgiving not the processes crap we were served. I will never do that again on Thanksgiving!!!!

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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 23, 2017

It was Thanksgiving and very crowded. We had to wait outside 20 min. for our reservation. Good food but pricey for what we got. Excellent service. Noisy due to large number of people. I would go again but not for a holiday meal. I've been there for brunch and it was much better, more reasonably priced and not as congested.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Server was very sweet, attentive and helpful. Food was very good. Presentation was wonderful and meal was high quality. Also really enjoyed the warm ambience and atmosphere.

Tags: Cozy
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving

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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Our meal took 45+ minutes..other tables that had ordered after us, were served before we were..prime rib was ordered well done ..was served rare.. and by the time it got reserved I was nearly done with my dinner...so we really did not eat together...very unimpressed

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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We love Mere Bulles and will continue to return and recommend to anyone. Just found it to be overpriced for Thanksgiving dinner items like Turkey and dressing with no real flair. Not up to their usual impeccable standards. Service was great as always, very good wine and a bonus since we didn't have to cook! Had so many great dinners, drinks on the patio and look forward to more.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Always a good experience. Ambiance, service, food quality consistently excellent. Great Thanksgiving dinner.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive
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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Went there for Thanksgiving. We were a little early but our table was waiting for us. The service is always excellent and on a holiday rush they did an excellent job.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Great for Brunch
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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving was unusual and rather different this year. Our family was scattered, so my aunt, cousin, sister and I decided to go to Mere Bulles for Thanksgiving dinner. Service was great. Almost too much attention. There were always people stopping at our table to see if we needed anything. The food was good, but way overpriced. $70 for a meal, salad and glass of wine. The menu was extremely limited-only 3 options for the entree. We were in a sunroom type room. We couldn’t hear each other, but my sister and I could hear people at the 2 tables next to us.
Won’t be going back anytime soon.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Superb Thanksgiving meal. Well done, Mere Bulles!

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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We were very disappointed in our experience today. Mainly because the turkey was not real turkey. It was like some big chunk of processed turkey that they carved up. The sides were fair. The shocker here is that the meal cost $45 per person and I think that is ridiculous that they could not even serve real turkey for that price. They should have done way better than that for the price, area and clientele. I mean they have a valet but not REAL turkey for Thanksgiving??? Doesn’t make sense....

I still have respect for their Sunday brunch but will not be dining there again for Thanksgiving. Our waiter was fantastic. Chad was attentive, professional and funny.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 23, 2017

As usual Mere Bulles does not disappoint with their service. The meal was good with the exception of the roasted vegetables. Undercooked and did not taste roasted. A good experience, but not the best I have had there.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Our family came to Mere Bulles for Thanksgiving dinner. It was so wonderful! The setting was beautiful, the food superb, and the service excellent! We had such a great time!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Seasonal, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

We'd been here once before and loved it, but this time, the food was really disappointing! The service was great, but we left feeling like we wished we hadn't spent that much money on mediocre food. Woof!

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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Hot foods were cold. Selection very poor.
Waitress was terrible eaten half my food before she arrived with drinks

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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 18, 2017

I am a frequent diner at Mere Bulles due to an excellent dining experience each time. This time was with my wife and her friend from out of town, to give him a great Nashville dining experience. As usual, and I mean every time, everything at Mere Bulles was excellent.

For food, we had the renowned she-crab bisque, sea bass, salmon and the special of the night which was red snapper. All were simply excellent. We ordered a bottle of good wine, always half price, and again had an excellent experience.

The service was excellent, as always, due to Mere Bulles retaining their wait staff over years. Some of the waiters have been there for the past 7 or so years I have been dining there.

Just can't recommend Mere Bulles enough for excellently prepared food, service excellence in an elegant southern atmosphere.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies
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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 18, 2017

The setting and history is incredible! The staff was friendly, our waiter was personable, professional, and fun. The food was excellent!

Tags: Seasonal, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Since we meet monthly for a GNO. The restaurant had the quiet environment we need to be able cross talk and share family news

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Good Vegetarian Options, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Fun, Cozy, Good for Groups
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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Really a nice options for a Casual Friends Lunch. Fresh, very tasty salads. Nice menu selections for a lunch menu! Although the restaurant was quite busy during the lunch hours, it was easy to chat at our table and have a semi-private conversation. The staff did not rush us. We chat a long while after dining and were made to feel welcomed not rushed. The coffee could be served at a hotter temperature and they really should find a more flavorful, bold coffee. ** Important note for people with severe allergies. The staff immediately made me feel that they would take seriously my food severe food allergies. Our Waitstaff , I believe her name was Katie, checked with the kitchen and assured me that my food would have no exposure to the two most serious food allergies that I stated. When one has severe food allergies, it can only be enjoyable to dine out, if one is certain that the restaurant TRULY takes severe for allergies seriously. I was able to enjoy my food!!!

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Business Meals, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on November 14, 2017

The service was excellent. We were treated to a sample of the She-Crab Bisque and desert on the house for our anniversary. Both were superb. Not to mention that the wine is half price if you buy it by the bottle. They also allow you to cork and leave with any leftovers. My overall rating is a 4/5 stars due to the mediocre Filet Mignon. The Bisque would have been the way to go for sure. I feel that the seafood is their strong point. The atmosphere was warm and cozy. The noise level was a little bit over what I would have liked, but it was only because we were near a large party. I would recommend this restaurant if you have never been.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Nashville)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Mere Bulles never fails to please...one member of our group did have a problem with her fish. She did not want a replacement, but we were not charged for the dish and she was even given a gift card....good handling by your staff...I would say that the chef who cooked her fish should have picked up on the odor of the fish, which was strong and ammonia-y....with fish, if you can smell it, throw it out...

Tags: Business Meals, Healthy, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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 (Naples)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Wonderful evening with great food, good service, pleasant wine and fine friends.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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