Hello and welcome to this post on the best places to eat breakfast in Tacoma. 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 Tacoma. 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. Some of you may be interested in our city guide on Seattle breakfasts which you can find at that link.
Best Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants In Tacoma
If you are searching for places to eat your bacon, eggs, waffles, pancakes, omelets, or any early morning delight the best Tacoma breakfast and brunch restaurants are a good place to look:
- Harvester Restaurant at 29 N Tacoma Ave
- Hob Nob Restaurant at 716 6th Ave
- Manny’s Place at 3814 N 26th St
- The Original Pancake House at 601 S Pine St
- Waffle Stop at 2710 N Proctor St
Harvester Restaurant is a traditional American family style diner serving local breakfast staples such as eggs Benedict, omelets, pancakes, French toast, and waffles. The Hob Nob is a cozy neighborhood restaurant serving delicious scrambles, Benedicts, French toast, pancakes, and breakfast skillets from 7am to 3pm. Some of the typical breakfast offerings at Manny’s Place include omelets, French toast, pancakes, and sandwiches.
Some of the best pancakes in your area and other American breakfast classics are served all day at The Original Pancake House in a casual atmosphere from 7am to 3pm. A variety of breakfasts such as waffles, eggs, sandwiches, and fried chicken bowls are available every day from 7am at Waffle Stop.
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:
- Quickie Too at 1324 Michael Luther King Jr Wy
- Happy Belly Eatery + Juice Bar at 1122 Market St
- Viva at 2620 N Proctor St
- Vegan’s Alley at 3812 S Wright Ave
Quickie Too is a vegan café serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch. You can get fresh squeezed juices and smoothies as well as hot bagels and other breakfast classics all day at Happy Belly Eatery + Juice Bar.
Donut Shops In Tacoma
On the other hand if you just want something that tastes delicious one of these local donut shops should suffice:
- Pao’s Donut & Coffee Shop at 6919 6th Ave
- Helen’s Donuts & Ice Cream at 5601 Portland Ave E #4
- Legendary Doughnuts at 2602 6th Ave
- Dockside Donuts at 1112 Puyallup Ave
Bagel Shops Near You
Panera Bread at 4502 S Steele Street #125 is a good option and some other places in this post offering the best bagels near you include Happy Belly Eatery + Juice Bar, Starbucks, Bostwick Café, Dockside Donuts, and Franz Bakery.
Bakeries will have many different types of foods that can kick your day off right:
- Old Times Bakery at 3514 Pacific Ave
- Corina Bakery at 602 Fawcett Ave
- Franz Bakery at 10014 Pacific Ave S
Cafes In Your Area
Get your caffeine boost when you pick up your coffee at one of these cafes in town:
- Red Elm Café at 1114 Martin Luther King Jr Way
- Starbucks at 707 S 56th St
- Bostwick Café at 764 Broadway
- Hilltop Coffee Bar & Café at 1102 S Yakima Ave
Smoothies & Juice Bars
Usually these smoothie and juice bars will also sell some wraps, sandwiches, bowls, and other healthy food for your morning:
- Gather Juice Co at 2612 6th Ave
- Intentions Juice & Smoothie Bar at 5236 S Tacoma Way
- Senergo at 1948 Pacific Ave
- Emerald City Smoothie at 212 Garfield St S
Don’t forget about the smoothies sold at Happy Belly Eatery + Juice Bar from our best vegan and vegetarian breakfast list either.
All Day Breakfast Restaurants
When you want your bacon and eggs later in the day head to an all day breakfast restaurant in Tacoma:
- Elmer’s Restaurant at 7427 S Hosmer St
- Shakabrah at 2618 6th Ave
- Alfred’s Café at 402 Puyallup Ave
- Marcia’s Silver Spoon Café at 2601 S Tacoma Way
Elmer’s Restaurant excels at providing early breakfast favorites as well as lunch and dinner including omelets, pancakes, French toast, Benedicts, waffles, and skillets from 6am to 10pm. Hearty egg dishes and pancakes are served all day from 8am at Shakabrah. Alfred’s Café is an American diner offering all day breakfasts in your area such as omelets, eggs benedict, bacons, sausages, and sandwiches from 6am.
Marcia’s Silver Spoon Café is a good place for American comfort food and you can get it from 5:30am. Other places we have mentioned throughout the post that have local all day breakfast include The Original Pancake House and Happy Belly Eatery + Juice Bar.
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Enjoy Your Breakfast In Tacoma
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 Tacoma.