Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so never settle for bad breakfast food again. Atlanta has plenty of restaurants serving up delicious breakfast in the mornings to help start your day off right. Look no further for the best biscuits, pancakes, waffles, bacon, eggs, and coffee in the city. Whether you are in the mood for a hearty Southern-style breakfast or something on the lighter side, check out these top breakfast places in Atlanta.
Buttermilk Kitchen opened in 2012 in an old house in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta. Buttermilk Kitchen uses sustainable, local ingredients to make breakfast and brunch favorites like made-from-scratch biscuits, buttermilk pancakes, waffle burger, and fried chicken biscuit.
R. Thomas’ Deluxe Grill
Created by the man who served as the first president of operations at KFC and who founded a Charlotte-based fried chicken chain that would become Bojangles, the 24-hour R. Thomas’ Deluxe Grill is an Atlanta institution. The Buckhead restaurant opened in 1985 serving burgers and non-stop breakfast, and the concept evolved from there. The menu is filled with healthy breakfast options, and the restaurant was the one of the firsts in Atlanta to offer vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free dishes.
The Silver Skillet is a no-frills, classic Southern eatery that has been in business since 1956. The restaurant has such a great atmosphere that it has even been featured in tons of movies, TV shows, and videos. You can expect this popular breakfast spot to be packed every morning, a testament to how good their food really is.
West Egg Cafe
Located in Atlanta’s Westside, West Egg Cafe is known for their sour cream pancakes with syrup and spiced honey butter and for their shrimp and grits. They also have a separate coffee shop area with a comfortable lounge and a walk-up bakery counter.
Julianna’s Coffee & Crepes
Located in Inman Park just a few minutes from the Atlanta Beltline Eastside Trail, Julianna’s Coffee & Crepes serves European crepes and locally roasted coffee unlike anything else in Atlanta. They specialize in Hungarian crepes called palacsinta, based on a recipe that has been passed down for generations. Julianna’s crepes are made with hand-picked farm-to-table ingredients from local sources. You can choose from sweet or savory crepes for an unforgettable breakfast.