Over the next few minutes we hope that you all will be learning quite a bit about the best places to eat breakfast in Portland, Maine. 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 Portland. 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 local 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 map for early morning restaurants towards the end to help you find the closest spot, and we welcome you all to look through our other posts on this area if interested.
Best Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants In Portland
The best Portland breakfast and brunch restaurants are where to go when you want to eat great bacon, eggs, waffles, pancakes, omelets, or any early morning delicacy:
- Hot Suppa at 703 Congress St
- Bayside American Café at 98 Portland St
- Dutch’s at 28 Preble St
- The Front Room at 73 Congress St
- Bayou Kitchen at 543 Deering Ave
Hot Suppa’s breakfast menu features hearty Southern fare as well as international comfort food favorites including buttermilk waffles, French toast, hash browns, and Benedicts. Sweet breakfasts as well as eggs Benedict and scrambles are served every day from 7am at Bayside American Café.
Dutch’s is open from 8am Tuesday through Friday serving made to order breakfast favorites like sandwiches, sides, and pastries as well as lunch classics with a twist. Some of the most ordered items at The Front Room include potato gnocchi, omelets, pancakes, and eggs Benedict. Bayou Kitchen is open Wednesday through Monday and offers Cajun classics as well as tasty omelets, pancakes, French toast, and delicious homemade corned beef hash.
Vegan & Vegetarian Breakfasts
Healthy vegan or vegetarian breakfast spots are more popular than ever and some of the best in town are:
- Copper Branch at 5 Canal Plaza
- B Good at 200 Gorham Rd
Copper Branch is open from 10am every day serving 100% plant based and healthy breakfasts in your area to fuel you up after a long morning run.Healthier versions of fast food favorites like baked fries and signature sandwiches are sold at B Good.
Donut Shops In Portland
Make a quick stop at a local donut shop if you are running late:
- Eighty 8 Donuts at 225 Federal St
- Hifi Donuts at 30 City Center
- Tony’s Donut Shop at 9 Bolton St
- The Holy Donut at 194 Park Ave
Tasty breakfast sandwiches are sold at Hifi Donuts.
Bagel Shops Near You
Enjoy some great bagels and maybe even a breakfast sandwich at:
- Union Bagel Company at 147 Cumberland Ave
- Mister Bagel at 599 Forest Ave
- Rose Foods at 428 Forest Ave
There are also really good bagels in your area sold at places from some different lists including Copper Branch, Forage Market, The Crooked Mile Café, and Cote’s Portland Café.
From Danishes to cinnamon rolls to quiche these bakeries should have you covered:
- Forage Market at 123 Washington Ave
- Katie Made Bakery at 181 Congress St
- Standard Baking Co at 75 Commercial St
- Big Sky Bread Company at 536 Deering Ave
Cafes In Your Area
Jump start your day with that boost of caffeine we all need at one of these cafes:
- Coffee ME Up at 221 Cumberland Ave
- The Crooked Mile Café at 8 Milk St
- Cote’s Portland Café at 1 Portland Sq
- Artemisia Café at 61 Pleasant St
- Hilltop Coffee Shop at 100 Congress St
Smoothies & Juice Bars
Usually these smoothie and juice bars will also have some quick and easy healthy meals:
- Blake Orchard Juicery at 561 Forest Ave
- The Juicery
- Tropical Smoothie Café at 45 Western Ave
You can also get smoothies at places from some of our other lists including Copper Branch, B Good, and Stacks Pancake Co.
All Day Breakfast Restaurants
Bacon and eggs are always delish and these all day breakfast restaurants in Portland will serve them whenever you are ready:
- Rick’s Lobby Café at 400 Congress St
- Becky’s Diner at 390 Commercial St
- Stacks Pancake Co at 139 Riverside St
Rick’s Lobby Café is open on weekdays serving early breakfast in your area from 7am. Signature sandwiches, Belgian waffles, pancakes, and other authentic American fare are served all day at Stacks Pancake Co every day from 6:30am to 4pm. Don’t forget about the all day breakfast offered at Copper Branch and Dutch’s from our initial best breakfast restaurants near you list.
Some of you may also want to read about:
- Cafes, Smoothies & Juice Shops in Boston
- Cafes, Smoothies & Juice Shops in Providence
- Cafes, Smoothies & Juice Shops in New York City
- Cafes, Smoothies & Juice Shops in Montreal
Enjoy Your Breakfast In Portland
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 Portland, Maine.