Hello and welcome to this post on the best places to eat breakfast in Syracuse. 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 Syracuse. 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 Northeast of the world right there.
Best Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants In Syracuse
If you are searching for places to eat your bacon, eggs, waffles, pancakes, omelets, or any early morning delight the best Syracuse breakfast and brunch restaurants are a good place to look:
- Funk ‘n Waffles at 307-13 S Clinton St
- Gee Gees’s at 2708 Court St
- Mom’s Diner at 501 Westcott St
- Rise N Shine Diner at 6393 Thompson Rd
- Mother’s Cupboard at 3709 E James St
- Stella’s Diner at 110 Wolf St
- The Gem Diner at 832 Spencer St
Funk serves sweet and savory waffles, fried chicken, sandwiches, and espresso along with live music. Rise N Shine Diner is a great place to try some of the most unique meals in town including breakfast raviolis, cauliflower pizzas, chicken and waffles, and their signature deep fried stuffed and pressed French toast. Hearty local breakfasts are offered at Stella’s Diner.
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:
- Original Grain at 302 S Salina St
- Strong Hearts at 315 Irving Ave
- Nice Biscuit at 2324 Court St
Original Grain offers a healthy menu of unique bowls, sandwiches, and smoothies while Strong Hearts provides breakfast, sandwiches, and popular milkshakes.
Donut Shops In Syracuse
On the other hand if you just want something that tastes delicious one of these local donut shops should suffice:
- Glazed & Confused at 211 N Clinton St
- Serres Donut Shop at 135 W Manlius St
Donuts from scratch in batches of 30 and coffee are served along with live music at Glazed and Confused. The Serres Donut Shop in Syracuse is open seven days a week.
Bagel Shops Near You
You should be able to find a wide variety of bagels and probably some breakfast sandwiches at:
- Water Street Bagel Co. at 239 E Water St
- DeWitt Bagel Company at 4320 E Genesee St
- Bruegger’s Bagels at 333 Nottingham Rd
Water Street Bagel Co offers bagels, sandwiches and lox platters. You can get authentic New York style and gluten free bagels and bialys at DeWitt. Bruegger’s bakes up authentic New York style bagels in your area every morning that are topped with their signature made in Vermont cream cheeses and even offers breakfast, lunch, sandwiches, garden fresh salads, desserts, coffee, and espresso.
Bakeries will have many different types of foods that can kick your day off right:
- The Sweet Praxis at 203 E Water St
- Biscotti Cafe & Pastry Shop at 741 N Salina St
- Harrison Bakery at 1306 W Genesee St
- Nino’s Italian Bakery at 1421 Lodi St
- Pasta’s Daily Bread at 308 S Franklin St
Biscotti Cafe and Pastry Shop creates unique cakes for weddings, anniversaries, and birthdays and even provides soups, sandwiches, Italian pastries, and gelato. Nino’s is an Italian bakery that is known for its classic desserts like cannoli and almond cookies as well as wedding cakes, breads, and pastries. Homemade breads, salads, soups, sandwiches, cookies, baked goodies, and plenty more are available at Pasta’s Daily Bread.
Cafes In Your Area
Get your caffeine boost when you pick up your coffee at one of these cafes in town:
- Recess Coffee at 110 Harvard Pl
- Peaks Coffee at 1200 E Genesee St
- Heritage Cafe at 614 S Crouse Ave #100
- Salt City Coffee at 509 W Onondaga St
- Cafe Kubal at 401 S Salina St
Heritage Café offers local breakfast, lunch, homemade pastries, coffee, and espresso as well as daily specials and catering while Cafe Kubal is a coffee roaster serving breakfast in your area along with lunch, pastries, and espresso.
Smoothies & Juice Bars
Usually these smoothie and juice bars will also sell some wraps, sandwiches, bowls, and other healthy food for your morning:
- Farm Girl Juicery at 484 S Salina St
- Smoothie King at 5743 Widewaters Pkwy, Dewitt
- Koinonia Apothecary at 6800 E Genesee St, Fayetteville
Farm Girl Juicery is open seven days a week at 11am and is definitely a good option for cold pressed juices, plant based smoothies, to go salads, broths, soups, and many more vegan items. A variety of blended beverages, snacks, and nutritional items are served at Smoothie King every day. Koinonia Apothecary is an organic juice bar, cafe, and specialty nutrition store that is open from 9am to 3pm Monday through Saturday.
All Day Breakfast Restaurants
When you want your bacon and eggs later in the day head to an all day breakfast restaurant in Syracuse:
- All Night Eggplant at 5781 Bridge St #36
- Modern Malt at 325 S Clinton St
- Denny’s at 103 Elwood Davis Rd
You can build your own omelets and order breakfast all day at All Night Eggplant. Modern Malt serves sophisticated American comfort foods and all day breakfasts near you. Denny’s offers classic American breakfasts all day, but you already knew that.
You are also welcome to read our posts on:
- All-Day Breakfast & Buffets in NYC
- All-Day Breakfast & Buffets in Rochester
- All-Day Breakfast & Buffets in Buffalo
- All-Day Breakfast & Buffets in Scranton
Enjoy Your Breakfast In Syracuse
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 Syracuse.