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Sewanee Inn, 1235 University Ave, University of the South, Sewanee, TN 37375
+1 888-494-4466
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (3 reviews)
“bloody marys” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Sewanee Inn, 1235 University Ave, University of the South, Sewanee, TN 37375
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This bar is one in a million. The servers worked very hard to make us EXACTLY what we wanted. The Socialite is a great drink. The wine list was also quite good. I wish I was back there right now! :)

Thank Mark H
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

I had some friends drive up from Chattanooga, TN to meet us and eat. We suggested the brunch. I have never been more embarrassed by a restaurants food. I guess I should say the lack of it. First, from the very introduction, the greeter told...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed breakfast and brunch when we stayed at the Sewanee Inn. Both meals were excellent as well as the service. The Sunday Brunch was one of the best that I have ever experienced. From fresh fruit and salads, to breakfast items, beef tenderloin, grilled...More

Thank Terri T
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

From the friendly service, choice of in/out door seating in a comfortable setting, this fine dining establishment will WOW you right through decandent dessert! Don’t miss it or Sunday brunch it’s fantastic 🍴

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Transport yourself back in time to the old south. An incredibly beautiful atmosphere that feels like fine dining at $20 a plate all you can eat buffet with unlimited memosa and bloody marys. I hesitate to write this review because I don't want everyone coming...More

Thank Katyferrell3
Reviewed November 27, 2017

Our meal was excellent. The staff was awesome. We will definitely eat there on our next visit to Sewanee.

Thank Doris R
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

My family and I really enjoyed our brunch here about a year ago.The food was incredible! I have recommended it to many of my clients. Unfortunately today was disappointing. My daughter picked The Sewanee Inn restaurant for her birthday lunch today at 1pm. Much of...More

1  Thank Donna D
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

We were one of only two tables... slow to even get service. Then it took over 35 minutes to finally receive two dry omelets and a raw steak. When I asked to speak to management, he could not be found. When I went to find...More

1  Thank cmsfaires
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Don't bother trying to find the eighteen58 restaurant by asking directions. I suspect you will have great difficulty finding many who know it by name. Now on the other hand if you ask about the Sewanee Inn, where the eighteen58 restaurant is located, that is...More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed May 30, 2017

This restaurant was a great surprise when we were hiking in Sewanee and wanted a burger. The salads are fresh and wonderful and the burger was awesome. Cold Beer!

Thank KOrsini
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sewanee Inn, 1235 University Ave, University of the South, Sewanee, TN 37375
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sewanee
  • Phone Number: +1 888-494-4466
Located in the Sewanee Inn, our eighteen58 restaurant is open each morning (6:30 a.M. - 10:30 A.M.) For breakfast, serving a menu of morning favorites including classics like eggs benedict, Southern staples like homemade biscuits and gravy, and healthy options like yogurt and granola to start your day right. Whether you are in a rush or just like to linger over a cup of coffee, eighteen58 is the perfect setting no matter your morning routine.
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