Over the next few minutes we hope that you all will be learning quite a bit about the best places to eat breakfast in Oakland. Whether you need to rush out the door right now or are planning for tomorrow morning we think we can give you an assist.
There really is no better way for us to get the ball rolling than by listing the best all-around brunch and breakfast restaurants in Oakland. Eggs, omelets, waffles, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, sandwiches, wraps, bacon, sausage, and plenty of other delicious meals can be had somewhere around town.
Healthy options for vegan and vegetarian breakfast in your area will be up next. Heading to a donut and bagel shop or bakery early in the morning to get them when they are hot and fresh out of the oven is a solid idea.
Cafes to get your coffee and additional healthy options like smoothies and juice bars deserve a shout out. We will get you out of here with a list of the best all day breakfast spots near you to enjoy one of these meals whenever you feel like it, and we will always try to point out any brunch buffets that are available when we can.
Expect to find a local map for early morning restaurants towards the end to help you find the closest spot, and we welcome you all to look through our posts on the best breakfast spots in San Francisco and San Jose if you are curious.
Best Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants In Oakland
The best Oakland breakfast and brunch restaurants are where to go when you want to eat great bacon, eggs, waffles, pancakes, omelets, or any early morning delicacy:
- Aunt Mary’s Café at 4640 Telegraph Ave
- Lois The Pie Queen at 851 60th St
- Cafe Jolie at 1500 Webster St
- Montclair Egg Shop at 6126 Medau Pl
- Nib’s Restaurant at 3112 Market St
Aunt Mary’s Café prepares homemade comfort foods for breakfast in your area every day from 8:30am to 2:30pm. Breakfast items are also available at Lois The Pie Queen daily from 8am to 2pm.
A good place to go for eggs Benedict is Montclair which opens daily at 8am. Nib’s Restaurant serves breakfast dishes, waffles, and burgers daily at 7am except Sundays.
Vegan & Vegetarian Breakfasts
If you are looking for a vegan, vegetarian, or healthy breakfast we suggest you head to Montclair Egg Shop who we just mentioned or Lakeshore Cafe who we have linked you to in the all day section.
Donuts Shops In Oakland
Make a quick stop at a local donut shop if you are running late:
- Vegan Donut Gelato at 411 E 18th St
- Donut Savant at 3000 38th Ave
- Colonial Donuts at 3318 Lakeshore Ave
- Donut Farm at 6037 San Pablo Ave
Bagel Shops Near You
Enjoy some great bagels and maybe even a breakfast sandwich at:
- Beauty’s Bagel Shop at 3838 Telegraph Ave
- Posh Bagel at 4037 Piedmont Ave
Sweet Bar Bakery from our bakeries list sells some of the best bagels near you as well.
From Danishes to cinnamon rolls to quiche these bakeries should have you covered:
- La Farine Bakery at 4094 Piedmont Ave
- Mariposa Baking Company at
- Sweet Bar Bakery at 2355 Broadway
- Market Hall Bakery at 5655 College Ave
- Arizmendi Bakery at 3265 Lakeshore Ave
La Farine sells delicious croissants, breads, scones, cookies, tarts, cakes, and more. Mariposa offers a large assortment of baked goods, pastries, and croutons with gluten free options.
Light fare, pastries, coffee, and tea are available at Sweet Bar. Market Hall makes fresh bread, sweet treats, and delicious desserts. Arizmendi serves delectable pizzas, cookies, scones, breads, and other baked goods.
Cafes In Your Area
Jump start your day with that boost of caffeine we all need at one of these cafes:
- Mama’s Royal Café at 4012 Broadway
- Timeless Coffee at 4252 Piedmont Ave
- Farley’s East at 33 Grand Ave
- Hive at 2139 MacArthur Blvd
- Woody’s Café at 1841 Park Blvd
Mama’s Royal Café serves delicious local breakfasts while freshly brewed coffee, homemade vegan dishes, and tasty pastries can all be enjoyed at Timeless. Farley’s East offers Italian coffees, light meals, and appetizing baked goods.
Numerous selections of pastries and sandwiches are all prepared at Hive and Woody’s.
Smoothies & Juice Bars
Usually these smoothie and juice bars will also have some quick and easy healthy meals:
- Main Squeeze at 3435 Lakeshore Ave
- Super Juiced at 540 9th St
- Got Juice at 3843 MacArthur Blvd #B
- Rush Bowls at 350 17th St
All Day Breakfast Restaurants
Bacon and eggs are always delish and these all day breakfast restaurants in Oakland will serve them whenever you are ready:
- Lakeshore Café at 3257 Lakeshore Ave
- Buttercup at 1000 Cotton St
- Sequoia Diner at 3719 MacArthur Blvd
Lakeshore Café specializes in homestyle breakfast and lunch staples and is open from 8am to 2pm on weekdays. Traditional American cuisine like omelets and steaks are offered at Buttercup from 7am to 8pm daily. Sequoia Diner prepares a wide assortment of sausages, breads, jams, and pastries for their all day breakfast near you that runs from 8:30am to 1:30pm Wednesday through Friday.
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Enjoy Your Breakfast In Oakland
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 in your area are ready whenever you are.
It would be great if you could let us know if we got anything incorrect in the comments, and feel free to share any early morning meal tips for this town that you may have as well. Now go have fun enjoying your breakfast in Oakland.