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30 Atlanta Restaurants Serving Breakfast to Kick Off the Day

Biscuits, pancakes, and bacon and eggs, along with breakfast soups, sandwiches, and dumplings, it’s all here

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, or so they say. Luckily, Atlanta isn’t lacking in restaurants serving up a variety of takes on the morning meal. Sure, there’s always Waffle House, but check out this breakfast map filled with local spots for biscuits, pancakes, and bacon and eggs, along with breakfast soups, sandwiches, and dumplings.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. The Red Eyed Mule

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430 South Marietta Pkwy SE
Marietta, GA 30060
(678) 809-4546
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The Red Eyed Mule is all about the morning meal, including the Southern biscuit. Order a bacon, egg, and cheese biscuit or a sausage and gravy biscuit. Make sure to ask about the restaurant’s Mornin’ Mule special sandwich, too. Other notable dishes on the breakfast menu are the biscuits and gravy and the corn beef hash.

2. Gocha's Breakfast Bar

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3695 Cascade Rd
Atlanta, GA 30331
(678) 927-9166
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This buzzy breakfast bar on Cascade Road continues to draw people in daily for French toast, salmon, egg, and cheese croissants, breakfast burritos, and chicken and waffles paired with bottomless mimosas and classic breakfast cocktails.

3. The Breakfast Boys

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3387 Main St
College Park, GA 30337
(470) 312-2108
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Expect an upgrade on classic breakfast and brunch dishes here, including jerk chicken atop sweet potato waffles, grits with both fried catfish and shrimp, coffee-rubbed steak and eggs, and green eggs and lamb empanadas topped with chimichurri. Pair the meal with coffee, juice, or boozy breakfast cocktails.

4. D Cafe And Catering LLC

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1550 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
(470) 305-7615
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Part catering company, part cafe, D Cafe and Catering is a family-owned restaurant in Westview serving up homestyle breakfast, brunch, and lunch fare. The cafe is cozy and casual, offering homemade biscuits with bacon or sausage topped with eggs, fish and grits with toast, and lunch plates named for the Westside’s many historic neighborhoods. The majority of the menu items hover around $10.

5. Graffifi Breakfast

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1235 Chattahoochee Ave NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(678) 404-9930
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Open daily at northwest Atlanta food hall Chattahoochee Food Works, owners chef Marcus James Waller and Tonya Waller serve breakfast here with a southern-soul food twist using produce and ingredients from several urban farms across Atlanta. Expect dishes like fried catfish and BEC sandwiches served on buttered brioche buns, waffles topped with rum-tossed apples, and a burger bowl (spiral fries topped with beef crumbles, sliced onions, peppers, tomatoes, blue cheese crumbles, and Sunnshine sauce.)

6. Cultivate Food and Coffee

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1952 Howell Mill Rd NW Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 600-2964
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Cultivate serves breakfast and brunch paired with plenty of coffee and coffee drinks starting at 8 a.m. daily. The menu includes everything from toasts, parfaits, and omelettes, to a fried chicken biscuit, shrimp and grits, and a hearty breakfast platter with choice of meat, eggs, and other morning meal sides.

7. West Egg Cafe

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1100 Howell Mill Rd
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 872-3973
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West Egg Cafe has been serving breakfast and brunch in Westside for more than a decade, and it's still considered one of Atlanta's absolute best bets for a morning meal. It's tough to beat sour cream pancakes with syrup and spiced honey butter or the simple comfort of the blue plate (two eggs, biscuit, choice of breakfast meat, and roasted garlic grits or skillet potatoes).

8. Rosie's Cafe

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48 Northside Dr SW
Atlanta, GA 30313
(404) 331-7703
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The second location of soul food restaurant Rosie’s Cafe (the original is located on Sylvan Road) resides just south of Mercedes-Benz stadium. The all-day cafe serves hearty breakfast plates like a loaded chicken biscuit and fish and grits made with lightly battered perch filets atop creamy buttered grits. Rosie’s also serves salads and sandwiches, too.

9. Atlanta Breakfast Club

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249 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
(470) 428-3825
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The Atlanta Breakfast Club downtown has been drawing big crowds since opening its doors on Ivan Allen in 2016. Look for comfort dishes of chicken and waffles, peach cobbler French toast, and breakfast tacos with smoked bacon and scrambled eggs. Prices hover around $10, which makes a morning meal here that much better. There’s now a second location in Sweet Auburn dedicated to variations on chicken and waffles and coffee and nitro coffee, too.

10. Silver Skillet

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200 14th St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 874-1388
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The Silver Skillet is an old school diner serving a classic Southern breakfast with exactly zero frills. It's been in business since 1956 and draws everyone from nearby office workers and college students, to locals and tourists.

11. R. Thomas' Deluxe Grill

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1812 Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 881-0246
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There isn't anything quite like R. Thomas' in Atlanta, and there wasn’t anyone quite like the colorful character Richard Thomas who built the popular 24-hour breakfast spot on Peachtree Street. After more than 35 years, Thomas’s legacy is still a restaurant menu filled with healthier breakfast fare. R. Thomas’ was also one of the first establishments in the city to offer vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free dishes.

12. Babs Midtown

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814 Juniper St NE #3
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 541-0888
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A longtime breakfast and brunch staple in the heart of Midtown, head to Bab’s for a smoked salmon bagel, the Juniper wrap stuffed with scrambled eggs, tomato, onion, turkey sausage, cheese, and onions, or a hearty omelette in the morning.

13. Buttermilk Kitchen

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4225 Roswell Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
(678) 732-3274
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With a name like Buttermilk Kitchen, the pancakes and from-scratch biscuits better be good. They are, and so is everything else here. That includes the fried chicken biscuit with a side of cheese grits.

14. Ria's Bluebird

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421 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 521-3737
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Ria Pell’s tragic passing in 2013 hasn’t slowed her restaurant Ria’s Bluebird down. The Grant Park restaurant still makes the best caramelized banana pancakes in town and typically includes a wait on the weekends, now eased by more seating on the new parking lot covered patio. Ria’s Babybird also makes appearances on occasion at Boggs Social in the West End on the weekends.

15. Petit Chou

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662 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(470) 270-8996
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A popular destination on the Atlanta breakfast scene, Petit Chou serves up French bistro-style dishes with a Southern spin in Cabbagetown. Everything from the classic croque madame to Boursin and avocado toast to the all-American breakfast are on the menu here.

16. Pancake Social

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675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
(678) 609-8696
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This hip breakfast spot is a bit pricy thanks to its proximity to the BeltLine and Ponce City Market. It’s worth a visit if the carb cravings kick in near the Old Fourth Ward, which includes plenty of biscuits, waffles, and pancakes on the menu. Try the potato pancakes, considered a side dish, served with apple sauce and sour cream. Other pancake options to consider here are the praline stack, lemon ricotta, banana oat, and the Dutch baby, served in a cast iron skillet.

17. Julianna's Coffee & Crepes

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775 Lake Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 436-1825
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Julianna’s is a petite restaurant tucked inside a circa-1901 house on Lake Avenue in Inman Park serving Hungarian-style savory and sweet crepes made from an old family recipe. The Breakfasty One with scrambled eggs, ham, Swiss, and sautéed mushrooms or the Pecan Pleasure with strawberry, cinnamon, and pecans topped with honey are both good choices in the morning. The Royale with Tasso ham, Gruyere, field greens, and peach chutney is a hearty choice for lunch.

18. Gracious Plenty Bakery & Breakfast

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1164 Canton St
Roswell, GA 30075
(678) 878-3105
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Located along Roswell’s bustling Canton Street, this bakery-cafe takes where it sources its food from seriously. The vast majority of ingredients come from local and regional farms. Gracious plenty offers traditional breakfast plates filled with fluffy eggs, bacon, and pancakes, alongside dishes likes tamales and steak and eggs. Make sure to partake in the freshly baked pastries and biscuits here and the menu’s seasonal salad.

19. Java Jive

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790 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 876-6161
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With its retro-chic diner decor and affordable breakfast fare, this cash-only joint has been waking people up on Ponce for nearly 25 years now. Java Jive claims to serve Atlanta’s “best biscuit” (it might be true, too) and offers hearty diner breakfast dishes like the Sante Fe Scramble with spicy chorizo sausage, red peppers, onions, potatoes, cheddar, and salsa. It comes with a choice of biscuit or toast. Get the biscuit.

20. Fellows Cafe

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1088 Green St
Roswell, GA 30075
(678) 983-1481
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Located in downtown historic Roswell inside the “Yellow House” on Green Street, breakfast and brunch at Fellows Cafe includes lemon ricotta hotcakes, various types of toasts, and dishes like sweet potato eggs benedict. Grab a seat on the small front porch or underneath the old oak tree along Green Street, which is dog-friendly.

21. Muchacho

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904 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 748-9254
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This Memorial Drive spot on the edge of Reynoldstown offers a menu filled with fancy toasts and breakfast tacos in the morning, including a BEC taco and migas tacos stuffed with eggs, Chihuahua cheese, and black beans. 

22. Home Grown

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968 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 222-0455
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There couldn’t be a “best of” breakfast list in Atlanta without Home Grown. Why? Three words: comfy chicken biscuit. Home Grown's fried chicken biscuit is smothered in a sausage-heavy sawmill gravy and is one of the many reasons to visit this Reynoldstown neighborhood staple. Home Grown now includes outdoor seating at picnic tables with umbrellas in the parking lot.

23. Best Country Doughnuts

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4746 Jonesboro Rd
Forest Park, GA 30297
(404) 361-7108
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Regulars to this small shop in Forest Park say the doughnuts at Best Country are just that, the best doughnuts found anywhere in south metro Atlanta. Best Country offers everything from classic old fashioned cake varieties to sticky glazed doughnuts and those covered in chocolate. Doughnuts are baked fresh daily here and often run out before the shop closes at 1 p.m. Don’t skip the breakfast croissant sandwiches here, too.

24. Sun in My Belly

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2161 College Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30317
(404) 370-1088
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What started as a catering operation, Sun in My Belly in Kirkwood has become one of Atlanta’s favorite breakfast spots. The pimento cheese omelet filled with honey-glazed bacon and served with hashed potatoes is a top order, as are the quiche of the day and scrambled egg brioche panini stuffed with cheddar cheese and honey-glazed bacon.

25. My Coffee Shop at East Lake

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2462 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30317
(404) 377-2227
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This East Lake spot serves more than just great coffee in the morning, breakfast here is top-notch, too. Try the salmon croquettes, a cheesy grit bowl, Southern-battered pork chop platter served with eggs, grits, and toast, and the chicken biscuit. For something truly decadent, order the banana nut French toast — banana nut bread dipped in French toast battered then grilled.

26. B-Side

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151 Sycamore St
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 748-4617
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The casual neighbor to the Deer and the Dove, B-Side’s Montreal-style, wood-fired bagels are superb, but for a classic breakfast sandwich don’t overlook the egg on a roll here. It’s simply a fried farm egg and cheddar cheese on a kaiser roll (option to add sausage, bacon, or ham) and hits the spot just right. 

27. Las Delicias De La Abuela

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5600 Buford Highway Northeast Suite #E, 5600 Buford Hwy NE
Doraville, GA 30340
(770) 356-4451
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Las Delicias De La Abuela offers an extensive menu of comforting Colombian fare throughout the day, including breakfast dishes such as corn cake arepas with queso and eggs and traditional calentado with rice, beans, and sweet plantains. Try the changua here, a hearty Colombian egg and milk breakfast soup served with bread for dunking.

28. Rising Son

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124 N Avondale Rd
Avondale Estates, GA 30002
(404) 600-5297
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Rising Son in Avondale Estates is a Southern comfort breakfast (and lunch and dinner) spot that brings seasonality to the morning meal. Try the breakfast dumplings filled with pork, ginger, and cilantro topped with a soy maple glaze, flatbread topped with sunny-side eggs, vegetable spread and hummus, pepperoncini, olive, feta cheese, arugula, and herbs, or the fried trout and cheese grits.

29. The Little Farmhouse Cafe | MRD FOODS CATERING

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3781 Presidential Parkway Suite FP309
Atlanta, GA 30340
(404) 809-0380
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This cafe is dedicated to breakfast and serves it, along with lunch, until 3 p.m. Look for hearty dishes like the Tex and Elise biscuits and gravy or the farmer’s breakfast with choice of breakfast meat, eggs, grits, and potatoes. Keep breakfast simple with blueberry beignets or avocado toast and a cup of coffee. There’s always the daily breakfast sandwich special on the menu or the build-your-own breakfast sandwich, too.

30. Hen Mother Cookhouse

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11705 Jones Bridge Rd
Johns Creek, GA 30005
(770) 417-8404
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Owned by Soraya Khoury, this congenial breakfast and brunch spot includes everything from breakfast sandwiches and a daily omelette special, to brioche French toast, hash and eggs, and buttermilk pancakes on the menu. The patio here is dog-friendly, too.

1. The Red Eyed Mule

430 South Marietta Pkwy SE, Marietta, GA 30060

The Red Eyed Mule is all about the morning meal, including the Southern biscuit. Order a bacon, egg, and cheese biscuit or a sausage and gravy biscuit. Make sure to ask about the restaurant’s Mornin’ Mule special sandwich, too. Other notable dishes on the breakfast menu are the biscuits and gravy and the corn beef hash.

430 South Marietta Pkwy SE
Marietta, GA 30060

2. Gocha's Breakfast Bar

3695 Cascade Rd, Atlanta, GA 30331

This buzzy breakfast bar on Cascade Road continues to draw people in daily for French toast, salmon, egg, and cheese croissants, breakfast burritos, and chicken and waffles paired with bottomless mimosas and classic breakfast cocktails.

3695 Cascade Rd
Atlanta, GA 30331

3. The Breakfast Boys

3387 Main St, College Park, GA 30337

Expect an upgrade on classic breakfast and brunch dishes here, including jerk chicken atop sweet potato waffles, grits with both fried catfish and shrimp, coffee-rubbed steak and eggs, and green eggs and lamb empanadas topped with chimichurri. Pair the meal with coffee, juice, or boozy breakfast cocktails.

3387 Main St
College Park, GA 30337

4. D Cafe And Catering LLC

1550 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

Part catering company, part cafe, D Cafe and Catering is a family-owned restaurant in Westview serving up homestyle breakfast, brunch, and lunch fare. The cafe is cozy and casual, offering homemade biscuits with bacon or sausage topped with eggs, fish and grits with toast, and lunch plates named for the Westside’s many historic neighborhoods. The majority of the menu items hover around $10.

1550 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW
Atlanta, GA 30310

5. Graffifi Breakfast

1235 Chattahoochee Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

Open daily at northwest Atlanta food hall Chattahoochee Food Works, owners chef Marcus James Waller and Tonya Waller serve breakfast here with a southern-soul food twist using produce and ingredients from several urban farms across Atlanta. Expect dishes like fried catfish and BEC sandwiches served on buttered brioche buns, waffles topped with rum-tossed apples, and a burger bowl (spiral fries topped with beef crumbles, sliced onions, peppers, tomatoes, blue cheese crumbles, and Sunnshine sauce.)

1235 Chattahoochee Ave NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

6. Cultivate Food and Coffee

1952 Howell Mill Rd NW Suite 200, Atlanta, GA 30318

Cultivate serves breakfast and brunch paired with plenty of coffee and coffee drinks starting at 8 a.m. daily. The menu includes everything from toasts, parfaits, and omelettes, to a fried chicken biscuit, shrimp and grits, and a hearty breakfast platter with choice of meat, eggs, and other morning meal sides.

1952 Howell Mill Rd NW Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30318

7. West Egg Cafe

1100 Howell Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA 30318

West Egg Cafe has been serving breakfast and brunch in Westside for more than a decade, and it's still considered one of Atlanta's absolute best bets for a morning meal. It's tough to beat sour cream pancakes with syrup and spiced honey butter or the simple comfort of the blue plate (two eggs, biscuit, choice of breakfast meat, and roasted garlic grits or skillet potatoes).

1100 Howell Mill Rd
Atlanta, GA 30318

8. Rosie's Cafe

48 Northside Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30313

The second location of soul food restaurant Rosie’s Cafe (the original is located on Sylvan Road) resides just south of Mercedes-Benz stadium. The all-day cafe serves hearty breakfast plates like a loaded chicken biscuit and fish and grits made with lightly battered perch filets atop creamy buttered grits. Rosie’s also serves salads and sandwiches, too.

48 Northside Dr SW
Atlanta, GA 30313

9. Atlanta Breakfast Club

249 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

The Atlanta Breakfast Club downtown has been drawing big crowds since opening its doors on Ivan Allen in 2016. Look for comfort dishes of chicken and waffles, peach cobbler French toast, and breakfast tacos with smoked bacon and scrambled eggs. Prices hover around $10, which makes a morning meal here that much better. There’s now a second location in Sweet Auburn dedicated to variations on chicken and waffles and coffee and nitro coffee, too.

249 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

10. Silver Skillet

200 14th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

The Silver Skillet is an old school diner serving a classic Southern breakfast with exactly zero frills. It's been in business since 1956 and draws everyone from nearby office workers and college students, to locals and tourists.

200 14th St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

11. R. Thomas' Deluxe Grill

1812 Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

There isn't anything quite like R. Thomas' in Atlanta, and there wasn’t anyone quite like the colorful character Richard Thomas who built the popular 24-hour breakfast spot on Peachtree Street. After more than 35 years, Thomas’s legacy is still a restaurant menu filled with healthier breakfast fare. R. Thomas’ was also one of the first establishments in the city to offer vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free dishes.

1812 Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

12. Babs Midtown

814 Juniper St NE #3, Atlanta, GA 30308

A longtime breakfast and brunch staple in the heart of Midtown, head to Bab’s for a smoked salmon bagel, the Juniper wrap stuffed with scrambled eggs, tomato, onion, turkey sausage, cheese, and onions, or a hearty omelette in the morning.

814 Juniper St NE #3
Atlanta, GA 30308

13. Buttermilk Kitchen

4225 Roswell Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30342

With a name like Buttermilk Kitchen, the pancakes and from-scratch biscuits better be good. They are, and so is everything else here. That includes the fried chicken biscuit with a side of cheese grits.

4225 Roswell Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30342

14. Ria's Bluebird

421 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

Ria Pell’s tragic passing in 2013 hasn’t slowed her restaurant Ria’s Bluebird down. The Grant Park restaurant still makes the best caramelized banana pancakes in town and typically includes a wait on the weekends, now eased by more seating on the new parking lot covered patio. Ria’s Babybird also makes appearances on occasion at Boggs Social in the West End on the weekends.

421 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

15. Petit Chou

662 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

A popular destination on the Atlanta breakfast scene, Petit Chou serves up French bistro-style dishes with a Southern spin in Cabbagetown. Everything from the classic croque madame to Boursin and avocado toast to the all-American breakfast are on the menu here.

662 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

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16. Pancake Social

675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

This hip breakfast spot is a bit pricy thanks to its proximity to the BeltLine and Ponce City Market. It’s worth a visit if the carb cravings kick in near the Old Fourth Ward, which includes plenty of biscuits, waffles, and pancakes on the menu. Try the potato pancakes, considered a side dish, served with apple sauce and sour cream. Other pancake options to consider here are the praline stack, lemon ricotta, banana oat, and the Dutch baby, served in a cast iron skillet.

675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

17. Julianna's Coffee & Crepes

775 Lake Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

Julianna’s is a petite restaurant tucked inside a circa-1901 house on Lake Avenue in Inman Park serving Hungarian-style savory and sweet crepes made from an old family recipe. The Breakfasty One with scrambled eggs, ham, Swiss, and sautéed mushrooms or the Pecan Pleasure with strawberry, cinnamon, and pecans topped with honey are both good choices in the morning. The Royale with Tasso ham, Gruyere, field greens, and peach chutney is a hearty choice for lunch.

775 Lake Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

18. Gracious Plenty Bakery & Breakfast

1164 Canton St, Roswell, GA 30075

Located along Roswell’s bustling Canton Street, this bakery-cafe takes where it sources its food from seriously. The vast majority of ingredients come from local and regional farms. Gracious plenty offers traditional breakfast plates filled with fluffy eggs, bacon, and pancakes, alongside dishes likes tamales and steak and eggs. Make sure to partake in the freshly baked pastries and biscuits here and the menu’s seasonal salad.

1164 Canton St
Roswell, GA 30075

19. Java Jive

790 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

With its retro-chic diner decor and affordable breakfast fare, this cash-only joint has been waking people up on Ponce for nearly 25 years now. Java Jive claims to serve Atlanta’s “best biscuit” (it might be true, too) and offers hearty diner breakfast dishes like the Sante Fe Scramble with spicy chorizo sausage, red peppers, onions, potatoes, cheddar, and salsa. It comes with a choice of biscuit or toast. Get the biscuit.

790 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

20. Fellows Cafe

1088 Green St, Roswell, GA 30075

Located in downtown historic Roswell inside the “Yellow House” on Green Street, breakfast and brunch at Fellows Cafe includes lemon ricotta hotcakes, various types of toasts, and dishes like sweet potato eggs benedict. Grab a seat on the small front porch or underneath the old oak tree along Green Street, which is dog-friendly.

1088 Green St
Roswell, GA 30075

21. Muchacho

904 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30316

This Memorial Drive spot on the edge of Reynoldstown offers a menu filled with fancy toasts and breakfast tacos in the morning, including a BEC taco and migas tacos stuffed with eggs, Chihuahua cheese, and black beans. 

904 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30316

22. Home Grown

968 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30316

There couldn’t be a “best of” breakfast list in Atlanta without Home Grown. Why? Three words: comfy chicken biscuit. Home Grown's fried chicken biscuit is smothered in a sausage-heavy sawmill gravy and is one of the many reasons to visit this Reynoldstown neighborhood staple. Home Grown now includes outdoor seating at picnic tables with umbrellas in the parking lot.

968 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30316

23. Best Country Doughnuts

4746 Jonesboro Rd, Forest Park, GA 30297

Regulars to this small shop in Forest Park say the doughnuts at Best Country are just that, the best doughnuts found anywhere in south metro Atlanta. Best Country offers everything from classic old fashioned cake varieties to sticky glazed doughnuts and those covered in chocolate. Doughnuts are baked fresh daily here and often run out before the shop closes at 1 p.m. Don’t skip the breakfast croissant sandwiches here, too.

4746 Jonesboro Rd
Forest Park, GA 30297

24. Sun in My Belly

2161 College Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30317

What started as a catering operation, Sun in My Belly in Kirkwood has become one of Atlanta’s favorite breakfast spots. The pimento cheese omelet filled with honey-glazed bacon and served with hashed potatoes is a top order, as are the quiche of the day and scrambled egg brioche panini stuffed with cheddar cheese and honey-glazed bacon.

2161 College Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30317

25. My Coffee Shop at East Lake

2462 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30317

This East Lake spot serves more than just great coffee in the morning, breakfast here is top-notch, too. Try the salmon croquettes, a cheesy grit bowl, Southern-battered pork chop platter served with eggs, grits, and toast, and the chicken biscuit. For something truly decadent, order the banana nut French toast — banana nut bread dipped in French toast battered then grilled.

2462 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30317

26. B-Side

151 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030

The casual neighbor to the Deer and the Dove, B-Side’s Montreal-style, wood-fired bagels are superb, but for a classic breakfast sandwich don’t overlook the egg on a roll here. It’s simply a fried farm egg and cheddar cheese on a kaiser roll (option to add sausage, bacon, or ham) and hits the spot just right. 

151 Sycamore St
Decatur, GA 30030

27. Las Delicias De La Abuela

5600 Buford Highway Northeast Suite #E, 5600 Buford Hwy NE, Doraville, GA 30340

Las Delicias De La Abuela offers an extensive menu of comforting Colombian fare throughout the day, including breakfast dishes such as corn cake arepas with queso and eggs and traditional calentado with rice, beans, and sweet plantains. Try the changua here, a hearty Colombian egg and milk breakfast soup served with bread for dunking.

5600 Buford Highway Northeast Suite #E, 5600 Buford Hwy NE
Doraville, GA 30340

28. Rising Son

124 N Avondale Rd, Avondale Estates, GA 30002

Rising Son in Avondale Estates is a Southern comfort breakfast (and lunch and dinner) spot that brings seasonality to the morning meal. Try the breakfast dumplings filled with pork, ginger, and cilantro topped with a soy maple glaze, flatbread topped with sunny-side eggs, vegetable spread and hummus, pepperoncini, olive, feta cheese, arugula, and herbs, or the fried trout and cheese grits.

124 N Avondale Rd
Avondale Estates, GA 30002

29. The Little Farmhouse Cafe | MRD FOODS CATERING

3781 Presidential Parkway Suite FP309, Atlanta, GA 30340

This cafe is dedicated to breakfast and serves it, along with lunch, until 3 p.m. Look for hearty dishes like the Tex and Elise biscuits and gravy or the farmer’s breakfast with choice of breakfast meat, eggs, grits, and potatoes. Keep breakfast simple with blueberry beignets or avocado toast and a cup of coffee. There’s always the daily breakfast sandwich special on the menu or the build-your-own breakfast sandwich, too.

3781 Presidential Parkway Suite FP309
Atlanta, GA 30340

30. Hen Mother Cookhouse

11705 Jones Bridge Rd, Johns Creek, GA 30005

Owned by Soraya Khoury, this congenial breakfast and brunch spot includes everything from breakfast sandwiches and a daily omelette special, to brioche French toast, hash and eggs, and buttermilk pancakes on the menu. The patio here is dog-friendly, too.

11705 Jones Bridge Rd
Johns Creek, GA 30005

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