Hey there and thanks for checking out this post on the best places to eat breakfast in Milwaukee. 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 Milwaukee. 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 the Midwest right there.
Best Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants In Milwaukee
If you are searching for places to eat your bacon, eggs, waffles, pancakes, omelets, or any early morning delight the best Milwaukee breakfast and brunch restaurants are a good place to look:
- Blue’s Egg at 317 N 76th St
- Toast at 231 S 2nd St
- Sweet Diner at 239 E Chicago St #103
- Uncle Wolfie’s at 234 E Vine St
- Honeypie Café at 2569 S Kinnickinnic Ave
Blue’s Egg serves globally inspired American breakfast in your area as well as coffees and pastries five days a week. Toast has seasonal outdoor seating and offers American breakfast items starting at 8am.
You can have local breakfast and lunch from 7:30am to 3pm Sunday through Thursday and until 4pm on Friday and Saturday at Sweet Diner. Uncle Wolfie’s offers breakfast and lunch with coffee and plenty more on weekdays from 8am to 3pm.
Vegan & Vegetarian Breakfasts
Want to feel your best throughout the day? Then have your first meal at one of these healthy vegan or vegetarian breakfast spots:
- Beerline Café at 2076 N Commerce St
- Beans & Barley at 1901 E North Ave
- On the Bus at 400 N Water St
- Urban Beets Cafe & Juicery at 3077 N Mayfair Rd
Beerline is a vegetarian restaurant specializing in sweet and savory crepes, panini sandwiches, soups, salads, and baked goods as well as healthy smoothies, fresh juices, and many more drinks. Healthy breakfast and sandwiches are available every day from 8am to 9pm at Beans and Barley.
Vegan sandwiches, bowls, and desserts as well as smoothies are available from 9am to 8pm at On the Bus. Urban Beets is also a good option for vegan and vegetarian breakfast near you along with lunch or dinner as well as juices, smoothies, bowls, and much more.
Donut Shops In Milwaukee
On the other hand if you just want something that tastes delicious one of these local donut shops should suffice:
- Cranky Al’s at 6901 W North Ave
- Donut Squad at 2264 N Prospect Ave
- Honeydip Donuts at 5306 S 27th St
- Grebe’s Bakery at 5132 W Lincoln Ave
- Papas Bakery at 6055 S Howell Ave
Krieg’s Lakeside Bakery from our best bakeries list also bakes some of the best donuts in Milwaukee.
Bagel Shops Near You
You should be able to find a wide variety of bagels and probably some breakfast sandwiches at:
- Allie Boy’s at 135 E National Ave
- Ruby’s Bagels at 636 S 6th St
Canary Coffee Bar from our best cafes list sells really good bagels in your area too.
Bakeries will have many different types of foods that can kick your day off right:
- Miss Molly’s Cafe & Pastry Shop at 9201 W Center St
- Amaranth Bakery & Café at 3329 W Lisbon Ave
- Johanna’s Cakes & Desserts Café at 1239 S 11th St
- Rocket Baby Bakery at 6822 W North Ave
- Krieg’s Lakeside Bakery at 1100 E Oklahoma Ave
Miss Molly’s is known for their seasonal meals and made from scratch baked goods. Baked goods and café fare are also available at Amaranth. A variety of Puerto Rican dishes as well as breakfast sandwiches, desserts, and beverages are offered at Johanna’s Cakes and Desserts Café.
Rocket Baby is an artisan bakery and café near you serving made from scratch breakfasts, sandwiches, soups, breads, and pastries as well as coffees and espressos daily. You can also head to Krieg’s Lakeside Bakery for some fresh breads, donuts, and baked ham rolls.
Cafes In Your Area
Get your caffeine boost when you pick up your coffee at one of these cafes in town:
- Sprocket Café at 3385 S Kinnickinnic Ave
- Full of Beans Café at 184 S 2nd St
- Canary Coffee Bar at 720 N Old World 3rd St
- 600 East Cafe at 600 E Wisconsin Ave
Sprocket Café makes tasty baked goods and sandwiches as well as coffee and made to order beverages on weekdays from 8am to 5pm and until 3pm on Sunday. Homemade baked goods, grilled sandwiches, and soups as well as fruit smoothies, espresso, and teas are available on weekdays from 6am to 2pm and from 8am on weekends at Full of Beans Café. Canary Coffee Bar provides fresh bagels and tartines as well as coffee and tea while 600 East Café offers sandwiches, wraps, salads, and coffee.
Smoothies & Juice Bars
Usually these smoothie and juice bars will also sell some wraps, sandwiches, bowls, and other healthy food for your morning:
- Karma Cafe & Smoothie Bar at 2434 S Kinnickinnic Ave
- Krazy Kitchen at 5266 S 27th St
- The Green Kitchen at 400 N Water St
You can also get smoothies at places from some different lists including Urban Beets Cafe and Juicery, Beerline Café, On the Bus, and Full of Beans Café.
All Day Breakfast Restaurants
When you want your bacon and eggs later in the day head to an all day breakfast restaurant in Milwaukee:
- Canela Café at 2621 N Downer Ave
- Ma Fischer’s at 2214 N Farwell Ave #1117
Canela Café serves brunch all day near you as well as a wide range of sweet and savory dishes from 7am to 3pm daily. A diverse menu of local American breakfast and comfort foods are also available all day at Ma Fischer’s.
You are also welcome to read our posts on the:
- Best Pancakes & Waffles in Madison
- Best Pancakes & Waffles in Chicago
- Best Pancakes & Waffles in Minneapolis & St Paul
- Best Pancakes & Waffles in Grand Rapids
Enjoy Your Breakfast In Milwaukee
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 Milwaukee.