Nashville’s oldest, most celebrated coffeehouse - Est. 1993

Located in the hip Belmont/Hillsboro Village neighborhood across the street from Belmont University, Bongo Java café is a gathering place for residents, students, musicians, artists and a few employed people as well.

The cafe opened Sunday, March 28, 1993 at 4pm and became world famous in December 1996 for the discovery of The Nun Bun, a cinnamon bun that many believe looks remarkably like Mother Teresa.

Well known throughout Nashville for its proximity to Belmont University, this staple has withstood the test of time and remains a true staple of the Belmont neighborhood and community. 

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