Over the next few minutes we hope that you all will be learning quite a bit about the best places to eat breakfast in Winston-Salem. Whether you need to rush out the door right now or are planning for tomorrow morning we think we can give you an assist.
There really is no better way for us to get the ball rolling than by listing the best all-around brunch and breakfast restaurants in Winston-Salem. Eggs, omelets, waffles, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, sandwiches, wraps, bacon, sausage, and plenty of other delicious meals can be had somewhere around town.
Healthy options for vegan and vegetarian breakfast in your area will be up next. Heading to a donut and bagel shop or bakery early in the morning to get them when they are hot and fresh out of the oven is a solid idea.
Cafes to get your coffee and additional healthy options like smoothies and juice bars deserve a shout out. We will get you out of here with a list of the best all day breakfast spots near you to enjoy one of these meals whenever you feel like it, and we will always try to point out any brunch buffets that are available when we can.
Expect to find a local map for early morning restaurants towards the end to help you find the closest spot, and we welcome you all to look through our other posts on the Southeast if interested.
Best Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants In Winston-Salem
The best Winston-Salem breakfast and brunch restaurants are where to go when you want to eat great bacon, eggs, waffles, pancakes, omelets, or any early morning delicacy:
- Midtown Cafe & Dessertery at 151 S Stratford Rd
- Young Cardinal Cafe & Co at 424 4th St NW
- Cagney’s Kitchen at 2201 Cloverdale Ave
- The Olive Tree at 580 S Stratford Rd
- Biscuitville at 3388 Robinhood Rd
Midtown Cafe and Dessertery is a relaxed bakery and restaurant that serves classic breakfast all day, hearty comfort food, and prepared meals seven days a week from 7am to 8pm.
Young Cardinal Cafe and Co is a hip spot that serves classic breakfasts in your area with a modern twist in addition to sandwiches, salads, cocktails, and coffee from 8am to 3pm.
Cagney’s Kitchen is a laid-back option with a large menu of American fare ranging from local breakfast to burgers to seafood that can be tried from 6am to 9pm Monday to Saturday and from 7am to 2pm on Sunday.
The Olive Tree offers a diverse menu of Mediterranean and American classics in a relaxed setting with murals on the walls and it is open from 7am to 8:30pm.
Biscuitville is a daytime diner for families that serves biscuit sandwiches, breakfast platters, and hearty sides Monday to Saturday from 5:30am to 2pm and from 6am to 2pm on Sunday.
Vegan & Vegetarian Breakfasts
Healthy vegan or vegetarian breakfast spots are more popular than ever and some of the best in town are:
- Village Juice & Kitchen at 205-O S Stratford Rd
- Dom’s at 134 N Spruce St
Village Juice and Kitchen serves cold pressed juice, fresh smoothies made in-house, and a variety of all-natural, whole food options.
Dom’s is a laid-back restaurant that serves vegan versions of classic American dishes like mac and cheese, burgers, and fried chicken.
Donuts Shops In Winston-Salem
Make a quick stop at a local donut shop if you are running late:
- Kernol’s Donuts at 12201 NC-150 #5
- Intown Donutz at 167 Jonestown Rd
- Duck Donuts at 3481 Burke Mill Rd
- Dough-Joe’s Doughnuts & Coffee at 114 Reynolda Village #C
Bagel Shops Near You
Enjoy some great bagels and maybe even a breakfast sandwich in your area at:
- Bagel Station at 1977 N Peace Haven Rd
- Einstein Bros Bagels at 1834 Wake Forest Rd
Moji Coffee + More who we mentioned earlier makes great bagels near you as well.
From Danishes to cinnamon rolls to quiche these bakeries should have you covered:
- Camino Bakery at 310 W 4th St
- Bobby Boy Bakeshop at 1100 Reynolda Rd
- Baked Just So at 5395 Robinhood Village Dr
- King Classic Bakery at 533 Trade St NW
Camino Bakery is a laid-back cozy spot with a patio serving pastries and creative light fare in addition to espresso and wine. Bobby Boy Bakeshop is a local bakery that is known for making delicious artisan pastries and bread.
Baked Just So offers delectable pastries, air-roasted coffee, and gourmet ice cream sandwiches. The menu at King Classic Bakery includes a variety of bakery items like German chocolate cake, cookie sandwich, strawberry cake, chocolate eclair, red velvet cake, and others.
Cafes In Your Area
Jump start your day with that boost of caffeine we all need at one of these cafes:
- Moji Coffee + More at 690 N Trade St
- ByGood Coffee at 301 Brookstown Ave #300
- Krankies at 211 E 3rd St
- The Ardmore Coffee Shop at 1316 S Hawthorne Rd
- Sayso Coffee at 400 S Green St
Moji Coffee + More serves some of the best espresso, drip coffee, frappes, and smoothies in addition to freshly prepared sandwiches, desserts, and bagels from local vendors.
ByGood Coffee offers freshly roasted coffee, nitro coffee, frappes, lifestyle smoothies, loose leaf tea blended in-house, syrups, chai, whipped cream, waffles, vegan and gluten free pastries, and more.
Krankies is a kitchen and neighborhood hangout that serves local breakfast, brunch, and lunch and they are known for their full bar and freshly roasted coffee.
The Ardmore Coffee Shop is a charming coffee shop that serves excellent coffee and light fare. Sayso Coffee is a welcoming establishment that serves specialty coffee, light bites, and weekly baked goods.
Smoothies & Juice Bars
Usually these smoothie and juice bars will also have some quick and easy healthy meals:
- Juice Shop Smoothies at 308 S Stratford Rd
- Pulse at 2257 Cloverdale Ave
- Clean Juice at 3485 Burke Mill Rd
Other places we have mentioned throughout the post that have smoothies near you include Village Juice and Kitchen and Moji Coffee + More.
All Day Breakfast Restaurants
Bacon and eggs are always delish and these all day breakfast restaurants in Winston-Salem will serve them whenever you are ready:
- Famous Toastery at 770 Liberty View Ct
- Murphy’s Lunch & Breakfast Too at 207 W 3rd St
- Duke’s at 4875 Country Club Rd
Famous Toastery is a go-to for fast casual American-style all day breakfast and brunch in Winston-Salem from 7am to 3pm. Murphy’s Lunch and Breakfast Too is a simple eatery with a cafeteria-style setup that serves local home-style breakfast all day in addition to plenty of lunch offerings.
Duke’s is a family-friendly restaurant that serves breakfast and lunch all day including made from scratch biscuits, pancakes, fresh meat, and vegetables that you can visit Monday through Saturday from 6am to 2:30pm.
Midtown Cafe and Dessertery also offers all day breakfast near you and we linked you to them earlier.
Some of you may also want to read about:
- Finding The Best Brunch In Charlotte
- Finding The Best Brunch In Greensboro
- Finding The Best Brunch In Raleigh
- Finding The Best Brunch In Virginia Beach
Enjoy Your Breakfast In Winston-Salem
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 in your area are ready whenever you are.
It would be great if you could let us know if we got anything incorrect in the comments, and feel free to share any early morning meal tips for this town that you may have as well. Now go have fun enjoying your breakfast in Winston-Salem.