The Best Places To Eat Breakfast In Atlanta

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All of you that found our blog better be ready to take a deep dive into the best places to eat breakfast in Atlanta. Our only real goal is to help you find the right meal to kick start your day.

The best all-around brunch and breakfast restaurants in Atlanta will be where we begin. We know that many of you will be trying to find delicious eggs, omelets, waffles, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, sandwiches, wraps, bacon, sausage, or more and the spots on that list will have what you are after.

Up next we will get into healthy vegan and vegetarian breakfast options in your area. Our next few subjects are pretty similar with local bakeries, donut, and bagel shops.

Drinks will be our next focus as cafes to get your coffee as well as some more healthy options like smoothies and juice bars get a mention. All day breakfast restaurants near you will wrap this up because we know that the morning hours are not the only time to indulge, and we will try to mention any brunch buffets throughout the post when applicable.

Towards the conclusion you will find a map with every place we mention pinned on it, and anyone that wants to check out our other posts on where to eat your breakfast in the Southeast is welcome to do so right there.

Best Atlanta Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants

You will have a good chance of finding the best bacon, eggs, waffles, pancakes, omelets, and more if you eat at the best Atlanta breakfast and brunch restaurants:

Breakfast at Barney’s serves brunch with a Southern twist all day as well as smoothies and coffee from 7am to 8pm daily. Down home fare as well as American classics are offered every day from 6:30am to 3pm at Atlanta Breakfast Club.

Murphy’s is a favorite for refined local American breakfast, brunch, and baked goods on weekdays starting at 11am and 8:30am on weekends. Brunch, sandwiches, and salads are available at Joy Café.

J Christopher’s is a breakfast and brunch restaurant near you serving American classics all day like omelets and eggs Benedict every day from 7am to 2pm.

Fellows Café serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, baked goods, and coffee throughout the day starting at 8am. Breakfast burgers and sandwiches are available from 6am to 2:30pm at Eggs Up Grill.

A breakfast buffet in your area is offered on weekdays from 7:30am to 10:30am at Piccadilly.

Huskey’s is best known for its chicken and waffles. Derek’s offers hearty country breakfasts in Marieta along with generous lunch portions seven days a week. Southern breakfast and lunch classics are served with a modern twist at Rising Son throughout the week from 9am to 2:30pm except for Monday and Tuesday when they are closed.

Hen Mother Cookhouse excels at providing traditional breakfast and brunch in John’s Creek from 7am to 2pm Tuesday through Friday and 7:30pm to 2:30pm on weekends. Southern cuisine and brunch classics are provided at Secreto.

No disrespect to Waffle House who has more than 100 locations in the metro area. Don’t worry, they will get a mention again soon.

Vegan & Vegetarian Breakfasts

Have your first meal at one of these healthy vegan or vegetarian breakfast spots if you want to live your best life:

Flour + Time is open from 7am to 2pm Wednesday through Sunday serving tasty vegan treats for a little plant based indulgence during breakfast or lunch.

MetroFresh provides a daily menu of soups, salads, sandwiches, breakfast and dinner entrees, and small plates that are made from locally grown, fresh, and seasonal organic ingredients.

Kale Me Crazy is open on weekdays from 7am to 8:30pm, 9am to 8pm on Saturday, and until 6pm on Sunday serving juices, smoothies, salads, and wraps. Vegan breakfast in Roswell is served at Gregory’s from 9am to 3pm except for Tuesday and Wednesday when they are closed.

Get Fruity Café provides delectable gourmet wraps and salads as well as dairy and nondairy smoothies starting at 10am. Wraps and salads are available at Good Kitchen + Market from 8am to 8pm Monday through Saturday.

Donuts Shops In Atlanta

Or just eat something delicious at one of these donut shops near you:

Dutch Monkey makes donuts in Atlanta from scratch and serves them with coffee and espresso from 7am to 12pm Wednesday through Friday and until 2pm on weekends. DaVinci’s is open every day serving gourmet donuts and coffee starting at 8am.

Sublime serves unique donuts in your area 24 hours a day like maple-bacon-cheddar and red velvet. You can get donuts, cinnamon rolls, and sea moss drinks at Vegan Dream.

Sarah excels at providing handmade donuts, breakfast specials, and coffee from 5:30am to 2pm Monday through Saturday.

Ray’s is one of the go to places for donuts in Decatur along with hot sandwiches, croissants, bagels, burritos, and boba drinks. Seasonal donuts with creative toppings are sold at Doughnut Dollies from 7am to 4pm Tuesday through Friday and from 8am on weekends.

Dough in the Box takes pride in producing authentic, fresh, California style donuts as well as sandwiches and bagels starting at 5am Tuesday through Saturday.

Breakfast items like croissants, bagels, and biscuits as well as coffees and many more beverages are served seven days a week at Marietta Donuts. Ceg Bakery from our best bakeries list sells really good donuts too.

Local Bagel Shops

Expect to find a wide variety of bagels and probably even some breakfast sandwiches at:

There are also tasty bagels near you sold at places from some different lists including Ray’s Donuts, Dough in the Box, and Marietta Donuts.


There are lots of bakeries around town that have good early morning options:

Highland is a Southern style café and bakery providing all day breakfast in Atlanta along with freshly baked pastries from 7:30am to 2pm. Pastries, cakes, sandwiches, and cookies as well as breakfast dishes and soups are served at Southern Sweets Bakery.

Sweet Cheats is a bakery and coffee shop that is open from 8am to 4pm Tuesday through Saturday and 9am to 3pm on Sunday offering cupcakes, cruffles, custom cakes, and catering for parties, weddings, and corporate events.

Douceur De France has local breakfast paninis, omelets, quiches, croque monsieur, Tourte au poulet, crêpes, croissants, and other authentic French pastries from 7am to 6pm Monday through Saturday.

Patio Café and Bakery serves classic baked goods, café fare, and casseroles to go from 9am to 7pm Monday through Thursday and until 4pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Homemade scones, coffee, and tea as well as breakfast and lunch items are served from 8am to 3pm Tuesday through Saturday and 8:30am to 2:30pm on Sunday at Seven Sisters Kitchen.

Cafes In Your Area

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Kick your day off with a caffeine blast at one of these cafes:

Café Vendome is a good place to try handmade traditional French pastries, breads, sandwiches, and quiches from 8am to 4pm Monday through Saturday and from 8:30am on Sunday. Joe’s East Atlanta is open every day from 7am to 5pm.

Light breakfast, sandwiches, and pastries are served on weekdays from 7am to 4pm and from 8am on Saturday at Grant Park Coffeehouse.

Café I Am’s menu features premium coffees, teas, specialty baked goods, salads, paninis, and soups.

Smoothies & Juice Bars

Wraps, sandwiches, bowls, and other healthy food for your morning should also be available at these smoothie and juice bars:

Plenty of other places we have mentioned throughout the post serve smoothies early in the morning in your area like Kale Me Crazy, Get Fruity Café, and Bagel Boys Café.

All Day Breakfast Restaurants

When you want your bacon and eggs on your own schedule visit an Atlanta all day breakfast restaurant:

Sun in My Belly is an American Diner offering all day breakfast in Atlanta as well as lunch from 8am to 3pm. Local southern style breakfast is served all day at West Egg Café starting at 8am.

All day homestyle brunch is offered at Folk Restaurant. Ria’s is a laid back spot serving brunch, biscuits, and rum soaked French toast from 9am to 3pm.

Sandy Springs Diner is an all day breakfast spot offering homestyle American plates and sandwiches from 8:30am to 8:30pm daily. Flying Biscuit Café is known for its all day breakfast and Southern cuisine.

Waffle House serves breakfast as well as American diner fare 24 hours a day and obviously there are many many more locations than the one we put here but we don’t like having chains clog up our lists. The Breakfast Boys prepares French toast, jerk chicken and waffles, eggs, and bacon in College Park on weekdays from 8am to 2pm and until 5pm on weekends.

Effin Egg has a variety of egg based breakfast items in Decatur including sandwiches, tacos, and cinnamon rolls seven days a week from 7am to 5pm. All day breakfast, gyros, salads, wraps, and beverages are offered from 9am to 9pm at Kafenio.

Other places we have mentioned throughout the post that have all day breakfast near you include Breakfast at Barney’s and J Christopher’s.

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Enjoy Your Breakfast In Atlanta

For now that is all we have to mention but check back often because we plan to update this page throughout the year. Now that you know about all of those local breakfast spots to get your eggs, omelets, bacon, pancakes, or waffles as well as buffets, healthy vegetarian and vegan options, donut and bagel shops near you, cafes, smoothie and juice bars, and all day restaurants you can tackle the morning.

Don’t be afraid to mention if we got anything incorrect in the comments, and feel free to share any early morning meal tips for your area that you may have too. Now go have fun enjoying your breakfast in Atlanta.

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