Hello and welcome to this post on the best places to eat breakfast in Louisville. By the time you finish reading this you will be ready to rush out the door to eat a tasty meal.
Our opening section will discuss the best all-around brunch and breakfast restaurants in Louisville. Whether you are searching for eggs, omelets, waffles, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, sandwiches, wraps, bacon, sausage, or any other delicious morning meal somewhere on that list should have you covered.
Then we will talk about healthy vegan and vegetarian breakfast options. Donuts, bagels, and bakeries will round out our next few topics.
After all of that is out of the way we will pivot to drinks and discuss local cafes to get your coffee as well as some more healthy stuff like smoothies and juices. Our final section will tell you about the best all day breakfast restaurants near you because this food tastes so great it shouldn’t only be limited to the morning hours.
Throughout the post any time a brunch buffet is available we will try to point that out, and you can also expect there to be a map for your area towards the end to help you find the closest spot. Anyone that is interested is welcome to check out our other posts on this area of the world can click this link.
Best Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants In Louisville
If you are searching for places to eat your bacon, eggs, waffles, pancakes, omelets, or any early morning delight the best Louisville breakfast and brunch restaurants are a good place to look:
- Toast On Market at 620 E Market St
- Bristol Bar & Grille at 614 W Main St #4211
- Highland Morning at 1416 Bardstown Rd
- Morning Fork at 1722 Frankfort Ave
Toast On Market serves American classics for breakfast and lunch every day from 8am to 2pm except for Monday and Tuesday when they are closed. Green chile wontons and plenty of American classics are offered at Bristol Bar and Grille Monday through Saturday.
Highland Morning cooks homestyle Southern breakfast in your area along with lunch on weekdays from 8am to 3pm and until 4pm on weekends. Morning Fork is one of the best places to go for traditional sandwiches, egg dishes, and pasta plates every day from 7am to 3pm except for Monday and Tuesday when they are closed.
Vegan & Vegetarian Breakfasts
Shahar Café at 1511 Bardstown Rd Some of the most popular items at Shahar Café include vegan burgers and legend-no-dairy fries from 7am to 8pm Monday through Saturday and until 2pm on Sunday.
Donut Shops In Louisville
On the other hand if you just want something that tastes delicious one of these local donut shops should suffice:
- Clifton Donut Shop at 2317 Brownsboro Rd
- King Donuts at 608 Lyndon Ln
- Golden Gate Donuts at 8605 Smyrna Pkwy #103
- North Lime Coffee & Donuts at 1228 S 7th St
- Tasty Donuts at 8683 Preston Hwy
Bagel Shops Near You
You should be able to find a wide variety of bagels and probably some breakfast sandwiches at:
- Cold Smoke Bagels at 1001 Logan St
- Payne Street Bake House at 225 S Spring St
Bean Roastery and Café from our best cafes list sells tasty bagels in your area too.
Bakeries will have many different types of foods that can kick your day off right:
- Wiltshire Pantry at 901 Barret Ave
- Blue Dog Bakery & Café at 2868 Frankfort Ave
- Butchertown Grocery Bakery at 743 E Main St
- Annie May’s Sweet Café at 3110 Frankfort Ave
A variety of French breakfast pastries and artisan breads as well as breakfast and lunch items are available at Wiltshire Pantry from 7am to 2pm Monday through Saturday and from 9am on Sunday. Blue Dog Bakery and Café serves charcuterie, light bites, and brunch fare in a cozy setting from 7am to 4pm Tuesday through Saturday.
There are fresh servings of baked breads, pastries, salads, and much more at Butchertown Grocery Bakery. Annie May’s Sweet Cafe specializes in sweets and pastries that are free of nuts, soy, gluten, and many more food allergens.
Cafes In Your Area
Get your caffeine boost when you pick up your coffee at one of these cafes in town:
- The Café at 711 Brent St
- Gralehaus at 1001 Baxter Ave
- Bean Roastery and Café at 1128 Goss Ave
- Safai Coffee Shop at 1707 Bardstown Rd
The Café is open at 8am offering Southern style dishes like chicken salad sandwiches along with hot and cold drinks. Seasonal breakfasts and brunch near you are served at Gralehaus seven days a week from 9am to 2pm.
Breakfast, bagels, sandwiches, and salads as well as coffee, espresso, tea, and smoothies are available at Bean Roastery and Cafe every day from 7am to 7pm. Safai Coffee Shop makes its own organic drinks, crepes, and other sweet and savory treats on weekdays from 7am to 5pm and from 8am on weekends.
Smoothies & Juice Bars
Usually these local smoothie and juice bars will also sell some wraps, sandwiches, bowls, and other healthy food for your morning:
- I Love Juice Bar at 13317 Shelbyville Rd #102
- Lueberry at 808 E Market St
- Cardinal Nutrition at 2631 S 3rd St
You can also get smoothies at Bean Roastery and Café from our previous list.
All Day Breakfast Restaurants
When you want your bacon and eggs later in the day head to an all day breakfast restaurant in Louisville:
- Biscuit Belly at 900 E Main St #101
- Twig & Leaf at 2122 Bardstown Rd
- Superchefs at 1702 Bardstown Rd
Biscuit Belly excels at providing large biscuit sandwiches for breakfast and brunch including a hearty selection of made from scratch goods and other Southern classics starting at 7:30am. You can have breakfast all day in Louisville along with lunch items and popular dishes including homemade salsa, chili and gravy, hand breaded chicken and fish, and more at Twig and Leaf seven days a week from 7am to 3pm.
Superchefs offers Southern style cuisine in addition to being well known for their creative all day breakfasts near you from 8am to 3pm Sunday through Friday. Don’t forget about Gralehaus’ all day breakfast from our best cafes list.
You are also welcome to read our posts on:
- All-Day Breakfast & Buffets in Lexington
- All-Day Breakfast & Buffets in Cincinnati
- All-Day Breakfast & Buffets in Indianapolis
- All-Day Breakfast & Buffets in Nashville
Enjoy Your Breakfast In Louisville
Well, we wish we had more to share but for now that is all we’ve got. After reading 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 should be ready for your next meal.
Do us and our future readers a favor by mentioning 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 Louisville.