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The Best Cheap Breakfasts in Atlanta

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Breakfast Week continues with eight restaurants that will start your morning right, but won't put a major dent in your wallet. Yes, adding coffee or sides will jack up the price on these meals. But if you need an early fill-up and don't want to spend a lot of dough, the following dishes, mapped north to south, will leave you satisfied.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

The Garden Sandwich at Joy Cafe

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Joy Cafe opens at 8 a.m. for the breakfast crowd on weekends. The Garden sandwich includes cheddar-scrambled eggs, housemade hot sauce mayo, spinach, mushrooms, and caramelized onions on a brioche bun. If you'd prefer a little meat, the Traditional comes with cheddar-scrambled eggs and house-cured bacon or sausage. Both are $7.

Fried Egg Sandwich at The General Muir

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Considering The General Muir's quality, this weekday breakfast item might be one of the best deals in town. For $6, it's crispy pastrami, gruyere, caramelized onions, and deli sauce served on a housemade bun.

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Breakfast Sandwich at Amélie's French Bakery & Cafe

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Amelie's gives you options for your breakfast sandwich. Choose between a croissant or baguette; bacon, sausage, ham, spinach, or tomato; and cheddar, asiago, or mozzarella cheese for $5.29. Pick gruyere or manchego for an extra $0.75.

Double Bullseye at Java Jive

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For $6.95, get two slices of grilled bread, each with an over-easy egg in the center. This also might be known as a double order of egg in a hole.

Quick Pick To Go at Sweet Melissa's

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Sweet Melissa's breakfast menu is expansive, and most dishes are reasonably priced. But if you're pinching pennies, the Quick Pick, with two eggs and melted cheese on an onion roll, is just $6.

Mom's French Toast at Radial Cafe

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A full order of the egg-battered, thick-sliced challa with vanilla and molasses is available for $6.99

The Royale at Julianna's Coffee & Crepes

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Julianna's offers a plethora of affordable options, both sweet and savory. The Royale crepe is $8 and comes with shredded gruyere, Spotted Trotter tasso ham, baby field greens, and a Georgia peach chutney.

Blue Corn Hotcakes at ADios Cafe

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The hotcakes, served with passion fruit butter and piloncillo syrup, at ADios are a hit. And for $6.95, they're a bargain too.

Basic Breakfast at Home Grown

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If you don't feel like whipping up some eggs at home, Home Grown won't charge you an arm and a leg for dining out. Get two eggs any style with bacon, grits, and toast or a biscuit for $6.50.

Mother Clucker at Delia's Chicken Sausage Stand

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Delia's has locations in East Atlanta and Westside to serve your needs. The Mother Clucker checks in at $5.99, and it provides link chicken sausage, eggs, cheddar cheese, and comeback sauce on a hoagie roll.

The Garden Sandwich at Joy Cafe

Joy Cafe opens at 8 a.m. for the breakfast crowd on weekends. The Garden sandwich includes cheddar-scrambled eggs, housemade hot sauce mayo, spinach, mushrooms, and caramelized onions on a brioche bun. If you'd prefer a little meat, the Traditional comes with cheddar-scrambled eggs and house-cured bacon or sausage. Both are $7.

Fried Egg Sandwich at The General Muir

Alex Lassiter

Considering The General Muir's quality, this weekday breakfast item might be one of the best deals in town. For $6, it's crispy pastrami, gruyere, caramelized onions, and deli sauce served on a housemade bun.

Alex Lassiter

Breakfast Sandwich at Amélie's French Bakery & Cafe

Amelie's gives you options for your breakfast sandwich. Choose between a croissant or baguette; bacon, sausage, ham, spinach, or tomato; and cheddar, asiago, or mozzarella cheese for $5.29. Pick gruyere or manchego for an extra $0.75.

Double Bullseye at Java Jive

For $6.95, get two slices of grilled bread, each with an over-easy egg in the center. This also might be known as a double order of egg in a hole.

Quick Pick To Go at Sweet Melissa's

Sweet Melissa's breakfast menu is expansive, and most dishes are reasonably priced. But if you're pinching pennies, the Quick Pick, with two eggs and melted cheese on an onion roll, is just $6.

Mom's French Toast at Radial Cafe

A full order of the egg-battered, thick-sliced challa with vanilla and molasses is available for $6.99

The Royale at Julianna's Coffee & Crepes

Julianna's offers a plethora of affordable options, both sweet and savory. The Royale crepe is $8 and comes with shredded gruyere, Spotted Trotter tasso ham, baby field greens, and a Georgia peach chutney.

Blue Corn Hotcakes at ADios Cafe

The hotcakes, served with passion fruit butter and piloncillo syrup, at ADios are a hit. And for $6.95, they're a bargain too.

Basic Breakfast at Home Grown

If you don't feel like whipping up some eggs at home, Home Grown won't charge you an arm and a leg for dining out. Get two eggs any style with bacon, grits, and toast or a biscuit for $6.50.

Mother Clucker at Delia's Chicken Sausage Stand

Delia's has locations in East Atlanta and Westside to serve your needs. The Mother Clucker checks in at $5.99, and it provides link chicken sausage, eggs, cheddar cheese, and comeback sauce on a hoagie roll.

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