Everyone reading this better be ready to take a deep dive into the best places to eat breakfast in St Louis. 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 St Louis 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 check out our other posts on this area of the world is welcome to do so right there.
Best St Louis 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 St Louis breakfast and brunch restaurants:
- Egg at 2200 Gravois Ave #101
- Turn at 3224 Locust St
- 2Schae Eats at 275 Union Blvd
- Milque Toast Bar at 2212 S Jefferson Ave
- Shack at 731 S Lindbergh Blvd, Frontenac
- Olivette Diner at 9638 Olive Blvd, Olivette
- Fallon’s Bar & Grill at 9200 Olive Blvd #116, Olivette
- 6 North Café at 14438 Clayton Rd, Ballwin
- Bones French Quarter at 14766 Manchester Rd, Ballwin
Egg prepares breakfast tacos, sopes, chakchouka, omelets, and many more all day from 7am to 2pm Monday through Friday and from 9am to 2pm on weekends. Some of the best breakfast sandwiches, French toast, and pancakes in your area are served at Turn. 2Schae makes breakfasts, sandwiches, and pizzas from 7am to 2pm Tuesday through Friday and from 8am to 2pm on weekends.
Local breakfasts from 8am to 4pm are available at Milque Toast Bar. Traditional eggs, hash browns, French toast, and bacon with gluten free options are provided early every day from 6:30am to 2pm at Shack. Olivette Diner offers classic American breakfast items all day from 6am to 2pm Tuesday through Friday and from 7am to 2pm on weekends.
Fallon’s sells delicious waffles, quiches, burgers, and more fare from 11am to 11pm Tuesday through Saturday. 6 North Café provides selections of handcrafted cookies, oatmeal bars, pastries, muffins, smoothies, and breakfasts daily from 7am to 5pm. Cajun breakfast dishes are served daily from 7am to 11am at Bones French Quarter.
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:
- Seedz Café at 6344 S Rosebury Ave
- MoKaBe’s Coffeehouse at 3606 Arsenal St
- Frida’s at 622 North & South Rd
- Vitality Bowls at 8029 Dale Ave, Richmond Heights
- The Wolf Café at 15480 Clayton Rd, Ballwin
Organic vegan sandwiches, soups, pizzas, and smoothies are offered at Seedz Café from 10am to 8pm Tuesday through Saturday and from 10am to 3pm on Sundays. MoKaBe’s provides a variety of healthy breakfast dishes near you along with beverages and desserts with vegetarian options every Tuesday through Sunday from 8am to 3pm. Plant based meals are also prepared at Frida’s from 11:30am to 8pm Tuesday through Thursday and from 11:30am to 9pm on Friday and Saturday.
Delicious acai bowls, smoothies, fresh juices, soups, salads, and paninis are available from 8am to 6pm Monday through Saturday and 9am to 6pm on Sunday at Vitality Bowls. Organic American fare, coffee, beer, and wine are all served from 7am to 8pm Tuesday through Friday and from 7am to 4pm on Saturdays at The Wolf Café.
Donuts Shops In St Louis
Or just eat something delicious at one of these donut shops near you:
- John’s Donuts at 1618 S Broadway
- Donut Drive In at 6525 Chippewa St
- Pharaohs Donuts at 202 N 9th St
- St Louis Hills Donut Shop at 6917 Hampton Ave
- Vincent Van Doughnut at 1072 Tower Grove Ave
- The Donut Stop Inc at 1101 Lemay Ferry Rd
- Donut House at 8500 Morganford Rd
John’s provides a wide variety of classic donut flavors early in the morning every Monday through Saturday from 4am to 12pm. Delectable baked goods, eclairs, and more are available at Donut Drive In. Numerous selections of delicious donuts are also served at Pharaohs from 6am to 3pm Monday through Friday and 7am to 2pm on Sundays.
St Louis Hills sells various classic and unique donuts as well as coffee, cappuccino, and hot chocolate every Saturday through Sunday from 5am to 10am. Handcrafted fritters, pies, and more items are some of the early morning breakfasts in your area available at 4:30am to 12:30pm at The Donut Stop.
Vincent Van specializes in freshly baked pastries and donuts. Assortments of flavored and cream cheese covered pastries are offered daily from 5am to 12pm at Donut House.
Local Bagel Shops
We don’t know of any local bagel shops to mention, if you do please tell us in the comments. Einstein Bros Bagels has a couple downtown locations and one each in Richmond Heights and Webster Grove.
There are lots of bakeries around town that have good early morning options:
- Federhofer’s Bakery at 9005 Gravois Rd
- Sugar & Slice Bakery at 519 S Main St
- Missouri Baking Co at 2027 Edwards St
- Cakery at 1420 Tamm Ave
- The Cup at 28 Maryland Plaza Rear
- Dierbergs Bakery at 421 Lafayette Ctr Dr, Ballwin
Tasty sweets and desserts including cannolis and napoleons are prepared at Missouri Baking.
Cafes In Your Area
Kick your day off with a caffeine blast at one of these cafes:
- Hartford Coffee at 3974 Hartford St
- Kaldi’s Coffee at 270 Skinker Blvd
- The Mud House at 2101 Cherokee St
- Comet Coffee at 5708 Oakland Ave
- Catalyst Coffee Bar at 1223 Pine St
Sandwiches, salads, and fresh roasted coffees are served at Hartford every day from 7am to 6pm. Kaldi’s is a café that offers breakfast along with sandwiches and pizzas daily from 7am to 3pm with outdoor seating. The Mud House prepares all day breakfast near you as well as pastries, sandwiches, and coffee from 7am to 2pm daily.
Comet provides artisanal coffees and baked goods from 7am to 2pm Monday through Friday and 8am to 2pm on weekends. Delectable espresso based drinks and pastries are available at Catalyst from 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday and 9am to 3pm on Saturdays.
Smoothies & Juice Bars
Wraps, sandwiches, bowls, and other healthy food for your local morning meals should also be available at these smoothie and juice bars:
- St Louis Juice Press at 5110 Hampton Ave
- Hello Juice & Smoothie at 1000 S Newstead Ave
- Juice Bar at 9849 Manchester Rd
Both Seedz Café and Vitality Bowls from our previous list offer healthy and tasty smoothies near you.
All Day Breakfast Restaurants
When you want your bacon and eggs on your own schedule visit an St Louis all day breakfast restaurant:
- Chris’ Pancake & Dining at 5980 Southwest Ave
- Courtesy Diner at 1121 Hampton Ave
- City Diner at 3139 S Grand Blvd
Chris’ serves breakfast all day in your area as well as fried chicken, steaks, and burgers from 7am to 4pm daily. All day breakfasts in St Louis are also served at places from some different lists including Egg, Olivette Diner, 6 North Café, and The Mud House.
Just in case you were interested we have also written about:
- Our Favorite Breakfast Spots in Kansas City
- Our Favorite Breakfast Spots in Chicago
- Our Favorite Breakfast Spots in Indianapolis
- Our Favorite Breakfast Spots in Louisville
Enjoy Your Breakfast In St Louis
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 St Louis.