Over the next few minutes we hope that you all will be learning quite a bit about the best places to eat breakfast in Zurich. 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 Zurich. 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 this continent if interested.
Best Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants In Zurich
The best Zurich breakfast and brunch restaurants are where to go when you want to eat great bacon, eggs, waffles, pancakes, omelets, or any early morning delicacy:
- Franzos at Limmatquai 138
- Kafi Dihei at Zurlindenstrasse 23
- Babu’s at Löwenstrasse 1
- Bank at Molkenstrasse 15
- Bubbles at Werdstrasse 54
Franzos is a great local breakfast spot offering pancakes, French toast, croissants, coffee, and tea. Kafi Dihei serves breakfast and coffee all day from 8:30am to 6pm Monday through Friday and starting at 9am on weekends but they are closed on Tuesday.
Babu’s provides a selection of fresh pancakes, egg dishes, muesli, and more. Comfort foods like eggs, croissants, French toast, cereals, and coffee are available at Bank.
Traditional English breakfast items are prepared all day in your area at Bubbles.
Vegan & Vegetarian Breakfasts
Healthy vegan or vegetarian breakfast spots are more popular than ever and some of the best in town are:
- Haus Hiltl at Sihlstrasse 28
- Roots at Am Schanzengraben 19
- Klara’s Kitchen at Universitätstrasse 17
- Tibits at Seefeldstrasse 2
- Beetnut at Lagerstrasse 16B
Haus Hiltl prepares veggie salads, soups, and more traditional Mediterranean fare. Fresh and organic plant based breakfasts in Zurich are available on weekdays from 8am to 8pm, from 9am to 5pm every Saturday, and from 10am to 4pm on Sunday at Roots.
Klara’s Kitchen makes homemade pancakes with lentils and spinach, curries, quinoa bowls with kale, vegetable burgers with baked potatoes, and more from 7:30am to 3pm Monday through Friday.
Vegetarian and vegan dishes are available from 7am to 10pm on weekdays, from 8am to 11pm on Saturday, and from 9am to 10pm on Sunday at Tibits. Beetnut specializes in warm bowls, nutritious salads, and superfood breakfasts near you.
Just Coffee who we are about to mention also makes vegan donuts that you will want to try.
Donuts Shops In Zurich
Make a quick stop at a local donut shop if you are running late:
Don’t let the name confuse you, Just Coffee makes some great donuts and is in this list for a reason.
Bagel Shops Near You
Enjoy some great bagels and maybe even a breakfast sandwich at:
- Bagelboys at Dialogweg 11
- Babi’s Bagel Shop at Bederstrasse 102
- Bagel Factory at Buckhauserstrasse 35
From Danishes to cinnamon rolls to quiche these bakeries should have you covered:
- John Baker at Stadelhoferstrasse 28
- Äss-Bar at Stüssihofstatt 6
- Backbar at Seefeldstrasse 169
- Emma’s Bakery at Schaffhauserstrasse 125
- Ma’adan Bakery at Schimmelstrasse 1
Artisanal breads, sandwiches, pastries, and coffee are available at John Baker. Äss-Bar serves a variety of breads, croissants, sandwiches, desserts, and more.
Backbar offers numerous assortments of baked goods, salads, sandwiches, wraps, and meat filled bread bags. A variety of fresh baked goods, sandwiches, tarts, desserts, and fruit juices are prepared at Emma’s.
Ma’adan sells delectable bread, pastries, and some light fare.
Cafes In Your Area
Jump start your day with that boost of caffeine we all need at one of these cafes:
- Bros Beans & Beats at Gartenhofstrasse 24
- Grande Café & Bar at Limmatquai 118
- Kafi Paradiesli at Hofstrasse 19
- Kafi Freud at Schaffhauserstrasse 118
- Café Henrici at Niederdorfstrasse 1
Bros Beans and Beats serves artisanal coffee blends. Grande offers an assortment of coffee, breads, croissants, light snacks, wines, cocktails, and beers. Kafi Paradiesli also provides pub meals, drinks, coffees, teas, and pastries.
Kafi Freud is a café that serves breakfast in your area along with high quality coffee and a varied. Café Henrici prepares premium coffee, exquisite pastries, and delectable meals.
Smoothies & Juice Bars
Usually these smoothie and juice bars will also have some quick and easy healthy meals:
- Juicery 21 at Sihlstrasse 93
- Juice Market at Augustinergasse 42
- Saftlade at Münstergasse 31
- Bang-On at Kasernenstrasse 15
Don’t forget about the smoothies and juice bars at Roots from our best vegan and vegetarian breakfasts in Zurich list.
All Day Breakfast Restaurants
Bacon and eggs are always delish and these all day breakfast restaurants in Zurich will serve them whenever you are ready:
Bebek offers a varied all day breakfast menu near you along with homemade cakes and patisserie starting at 8am. Classic local breakfasts alongside coffee specials are available daily from 9am to 5pm at Café Elena.
Both Bubbles and Kafi Dihei from our initial best breakfast and brunch restaurants in your area list also serve it all day.
Some of you may also want to read about:
- Best Pancakes & Waffles in Geneva
- Best Pancakes & Waffles in Milan
- Best Pancakes & Waffles in Munich
- Best Pancakes & Waffles in Paris
Enjoy Your Breakfast In Zurich
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 Zurich.