BONGO JAVA CAFE
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.
Upstairs at Bongo is Nashville’s most intimate theater and music venue, the separately run Bongo After Hours Theatre.