We hope that everyone reading this is ready to take a deep dive into the best places to eat breakfast in Salt Lake City. 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 Salt Lake City 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 read more about breakfast spots in the Southwest can do so at that link.
Best Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City breakfast and brunch restaurants:
- Sweet Lake Biscuits & Limeade at 54 W 1700 S
- The Park Café at 604 E 1300 S
- Hub & Spoke Diner at 1291 S 1100 E
- Trolley Cottage Café at 703 E 600 S
Sweet Lake makes high quality Southern biscuit sandwiches, creative limeades, and salads every day from 7am to 4pm. Homestyle local breakfasts like omelets, French toast, and some of the best pancakes in your area are served daily from 7am to 3pm at The Park Café.
Hub and Spoke Diner serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner along with exuberant beverages seven days a week. There are fine servings of buttermilk pancakes, breakfast burritos, eggs Benedict, omelets, and French toast at Trolley Cottage Café from 9am to 2pm Tuesday through Sunday.
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:
- Honest Eatery at 115 Regent St #B
- Vertical Diner at 234 W 900 S
- Passion Flour at 165 E 900 S
- Vitality Bowls at 51 S Main St Space #140
You can get healthy breakfast near you including specialty French toast, smoothies, and made to order acai bowls at Honest Eatery from 9am to 4pm Monday through Saturday. A variety of appetizers, entrees, and other American and internationally inspired all day breakfast favorites are offered at Vertical Diner from 9am to 10pm daily.
Passion Flour is a laid back bakery specializing in vegan French style breakfast pastries, petits fours, tarts, and cakes.
Vitality Bowls excels at providing acai bowls as well as antioxidant items including smoothies, juices, wraps, salads, grain bowls, and avocado toast every day but Sunday.
Donuts Shops In Salt Lake City
Or just eat something delicious at one of these donut shops near you:
- Fresh Donuts & Deli at 2699 S State St
- Darla’s Donuts at 2278 S Redwood Rd
- The Big O Doughnuts at 248 W 900 S
- Banbury Cross Donuts at 705 S 700 E
Fresh Donuts and Deli specializes in super soft and flavorful treats Monday through Saturday for an early SLC breakfast running from 5am to 5pm. Darla’s Donuts are available in unique flavors such as banana cream, root beer float, blueberry crumb, apple turnovers, traditional glazed, and bismarck’s.
A variety of donuts, fritters, and muffins are sold every day at Banbury Cross. You can buy vegan donuts in a variety of gourmet flavors along with coffee and tea throughout the week at The Big O from 9am to 3pm except for Monday and Tuesday when they are closed.
Local Bagel Shops
Expect to find a wide variety of bagels and probably even some breakfast sandwiches at:
- The Bagel Project at 779 S 500 E
- Toasters Deli at 30 E 300 S
Toasters Deli is one of the best places to go for breakfast bagels and sandwiches in your area as well as lunch on weekdays from 7am to 3pm and from 9am on Saturday. Both Cupla Coffee and Vosen’s Bread Paradise from some different lists offer tasty bagels too.
There are lots of bakeries around town that have good early morning options:
- Vosen’s Bread Paradise at 328 W 200 S
- Les Madeleines at 216 E 500 S
- Fillings & Emulsions at 1475 S Main St
- Délice Bakery & Café at 2747 S State St
Vosen’s Bread Paradise is a European bakery providing freshly baked breads, pastries, and cakes as well as coffee on weekdays from 7am to 6pm and 8am to 4:30pm on Saturday.
You can choose from a variety of sweet and savory breakfast and lunch options as well as French pastries, cookies, flaky croissants, French macarons, and seasonal treats at Les Madeleines five days a week.
Fillings and Emulsions is well known for its gourmet pastries, desserts, breads, and espresso drinks. Breakfast is served all day starting at 7am at Délice Bakery and Café where they also offer over 60 different desserts with vegan and gluten free options.
Cafes In Your Area
Kick your day off with a caffeine blast at one of these cafes:
- Cupla Coffee at 175 W 200 S
- Nostalgia Café at 248 E 100 S
- Sugar House Coffee at 2011 S 1100 E
- The Rose Establishment at 235 S 400 W
- Cafe on 1st at 39 I St
Cupla Coffee serves baked goods, desserts, and lunch sandwiches along with espresso drinks in a laid back setting from 8am to 2pm. You can also order light fare and pastries as well as locally roasted espresso at Nostalgia Café on weekdays from 7:30am to 12am and from 8am on weekends.
Handmade pastries and vegan friendly items are available at Sugar House Coffee every day from 7am to 9pm. The Rose Establishment is a trendy café and is definitely a good place to try exotic beans, loose leaf tea, baked goods, and sandwiches. You can have light breakfast and lunch at Café on 1st from 8:30am to 2:30pm daily.
Smoothies & Juice Bars
Wraps, sandwiches, bowls, and other healthy food for your morning should also be available at these smoothie and juice bars:
- Vive Juicery at 1597 S 1100 E
- Just Organic Juices at 2030 S 900 E
- Roxberry Juice Co at 28 State St #114
- Brass Smoothies at 925 E 900 S
- Water Fusions at 2236 S 1300 E #D7
Other places where you can buy smoothies for local breakfast that we have mentioned throughout this post include Honest Eatery and Vitality Bowls.
All Day Breakfast Restaurants
When you want your bacon and eggs on your own schedule visit an Salt Lake City all day breakfast restaurant:
- Penny Ann’s Café at 1810 S Main St
- The Original Pancake House at 790 E 2100 S
- Lazy Day Café at 2020 E 3300 S #23/24
- Finn’s Café at 1624 1100 E
Penny Ann’s Café cooks American breakfast all day in SLC and even prepares assorted pies and shakes throughout the week from 7am to 2:30pm. Signature pancakes and other American breakfast classics are served all day at The Original Pancake House in a casual atmosphere from 7am to 3pm.
Lazy Day Café features counter seating and serves egg dishes, sandwiches, and salads all day. Finn’s Café serves Scandinavian inspired American dishes for all day breakfast near you from 7:30am to 2:30pm. Don’t forget about the local all day breakfast offered at Vertical Diner and Délice Bakery and Café from our other lists.
Just in case you were interested we have also written about:
- Bacon, Eggs & Pancakes in Provo
- Bacon, Eggs & Pancakes in Las Vegas
- Bacon, Eggs & Pancakes in Denver
- Bacon, Eggs & Pancakes in Boise
Enjoy Your Breakfast In Salt Lake City
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 Salt Lake City.