We hope that everyone reading this is ready to take a deep dive into the best places to eat breakfast in Tucson. 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 Tucson 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 Tucson 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 Tucson breakfast and brunch restaurants:
- Snooze an AM Eatery at 2500 E Grant Rd
- Nook at 1 E Congress St
- First Watch at 5350 E Broadway Blvd #102
- Five Points Market & Restaurant at 756 S Stone Ave
- Ghini’s French Caffe at 1803 E Prince Rd
Classic breakfast dishes with creative twists made from scratch are offered at Snooze an AM Eatery. Nook is a locally owned culinary-focused restaurant serving many dishes including vegetarian and gluten-free options to fuel your day after your morning run or between classes. They have some of the best breakfast specials near you including folded eggs, greenery, sandwiches, bacon, eggs, and cheese are served from 9am to 2pm on weekdays.
First Watch is an award-winning breakfast, brunch, and lunch favorite that specializes in both traditional and innovative creations all freshly prepared to order including excellent pancakes, French toasts, eggs, bacon, yogurt, and granola. Fresh and healthy breakfast options are served at 5 Points Market and Restaurant in addition to being well-known for their famous huevos rancheros made with local eggs.
Ghini’s French Caffe is a French cafe serving mainly breakfast and lunch. They bring you chocolate French toast and hot homemade breakfast including scratch-made corn beef, farm eggs, eggs provenca, omelets, and many more from 8am to 2pm daily except for Mondays.
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:
- Tumerico at 2526 E 6th St
- Falora at 3000 E Broadway
- Lovin’ Spoonfuls at 2990 N Campbell Ave
- Urban Fresh at 73 E Pennington St
- Blue Willow Restaurant at 2616 N Campbell Ave
Tumerico is a Latin-inspired vegan and vegetarian restaurant serving food made from scratch. Some of their popular breakfast items are huevos rancheros, machaca huevos, breakfast burritos, and tamales. A wide range of vegan Italian dishes and healthy options are available at Falora.
Have your normal breakfast offerings at Lovin’ Spoonfuls where pancakes and French toasts are served with extra maple syrup as well as organic whole wheat and gluten-free buckwheat options. Visually appealing plant-based foods are available at Urban Fresh where French toast served with bacon is their top-selling item. Blue Willow Restaurant provides your original breakfast favorites including buttermilk pancakes.
Other restaurants mentioned throughout the post that serve vegan and vegetarian breakfast in your area include Nook, Five Points Market and Restaurant, Prep and Pastry, and Cup Café.
Donut Shops In Tucson
Or just eat something delicious at one of these donut shops near you:
- Amy’s Donuts at 101 E Fort Lowell Rd
- Donut Bar at 33 N 6th Ave
- Donut King at 150 W Grant Rd
- Donut Wheel at 2630 S Kolb Rd
Local Bagel Shops
Expect to find a wide variety of bagels and probably even some breakfast sandwiches at:
Bruegger’s bakes up some of the best authentic New York-style bagels near you every morning topped with their signature made-in-Vermont cream cheese or that are perfect for a variety of breakfast and deli sandwiches.
There are lots of bakeries around town that have good early morning options:
- Barrio Bread at 18 S Eastbourne Ave
- Nadines Bakery at 4553 E Broadway Blvd
- La Estrella Bakery at 120 S Avenida del Convento #100
- La Baguette Parisienne at 7851 E Broadway Blvd
- Malta Joe’s Baked Goods at 2760 W Curtis Rd
Cafes In Your Area
Kick your day off with a caffeine blast at one of these cafes:
- Caffe Luce at 245 E Congress St
- Cafe Maggie at 745 N 4th Ave
- Biscuits Country Café at 7026 E Broadway Blvd
- Bobo’s Restaurant & Coffee House at 2938 E Grant Rd
- Millie’s Pancake House at 6541 E Tanque Verde Rd
- Baja Cafe on Campbell at 2970 N Campbell Av
- Cup Café at 311 E Congress S
- Cartel Coffee Lab at 210 E Broadway Blvd
Local breakfast favorites offered at Biscuits Country Café include a wide variety of pancakes, waffles, French toast, omelets, scrambles, and of course biscuits and gravy. Bobo’s Restaurant & Coffee House serves hot flavorful homestyle and country breakfast plates including huge fluffy pancakes, French toasts, omelets, sides, as well a few house specialties. They are famous for their flying saucer pancake and famed fresh-baked buttermilk biscuits.
Jumpstart your day with a range of hearty breakfast options guaranteed to satisfy you at Millie’s Pancake Haus. Baja on Campbell offers traditional breakfast options in addition to many original breakfast meals that you won’t find anywhere else. They serve breakfast classics, combos, pancakes, liege waffles, benedicts and so much more from 6am to 2pm.
All the familiar breakfast favorites and creative vegan and vegetarian options are available at Cup Café.
Smoothies & Juice Bars
Wraps, sandwiches, bowls, and other healthy food for your morning should also be available at these smoothie and juice bars:
- Fruit Shack Smoothies Yogurt & Juice Bar at 5420 E Broadway Blvd #234
- Berry Greens Acai & Juice Bar at 245 E Congress St #159
- Nekter Juice Bar at 2501 E Grant Rd
- Pure Love Juice at 1980 E River Rd
All Day Breakfast Restaurants
When you want your bacon and eggs on your own schedule visit an Tucson all day breakfast restaurant:
- Prep & Pastry at 6450 E Grant Rd #160
- Poco & Mom’s Cantina at AZ 85715
- Black Bear Diner Tucson at 6095 E Broadway Blvd
Prep and Pastry offers breakfast and new American brunch that features flavorful plant-driven dishes, omelets, toasts, pastries, and warm flaky pastries that make your heart feel at home again. They serve breakfast all-day in your area starting from 8am. New Mexico-style breakfast is served sun up to sun down at Poco & Mom’s Cantina.
Black Bear Diner is another great option for all-day breakfast near you along with lunch, dinner, and dessert. Some of their more popular items include pancakes, waffles, French toasts, omelets, scrambles, and egg combos are available from 6am to 10pm every day.
Just in case you were interested we have also written about:
- Best Breakfasts in Phoenix
- Best Breakfasts in San Diego
- Best Breakfasts in El Paso
- Best Breakfasts in Albuquerque & Santa Fe
Enjoy Your Breakfast In Tucson
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 Tucson.