10 Best Restaurants for Breakfast and Brunch Restaurants in Scottsdale

We all know - or at least we've been told repeatedly - that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. That may be so, and if you head to the right spot, breakfast can also arguably be the most delicious meal of the day.

Take Butters Pancakes & Cafe, for example, a Scottsdale mainstay that specializes in wholesome breakfasts. Come here when you're craving a glass of fresh-squeezed orange juice and fluffy, indulgent platters of pancakes. 

Perk Eatery on Greenway Parkway, offers a fun menu of southwestern-inflected breakfast specialties, like the Sonoran Kitchen Sink, a savory medley of slow-roasted pork and potatoes spiked with jalapenos and onions. You'll also find a tasty and sophisticated French country French toast stuffed with brie and served with roasted red grapes and an herb-kissed rosemary wine syrup. 

If you're craving a sophisticated brunch with friends, head to Virtu, the popular restaurant situated at the Bespoke Inn in Old Town Scottsdale. The Virtu brunch menu offers everything from light parfaits to gourmet cast-iron morning hashes. 

Chef Kevin Binkley's Scottsdale outpost, Bink's Kitchen + Bar Scottsdale, is another fine spot for a weekend brunch. There's a small, well-crafted menu of breakfast entrees, plus mimosas, which come with one-cent refills. 

For a fast-casual spot, try Scramble, which offers a dog-friendly patio and an expansive menu of creative breakfast options, including the house Brizzas, or breakfast pizzas. 


Scramble is a quick, fast-casual breakfast and lunch spot with a dog-friendly patio. Breakfast is served all day, and the expansive menu has something for everybody. Pick from a variety of egg scrambles served with hash browns and toast,...  Read More

If you're looking for a refined place to enjoy a weekend brunch, Bink's Kitchen + Bar in Scottsdale is a good option. Chef Kevin Binkley's menu of wholesome yet sophisticated brunch offerings include eggs Benedict, a pork chop with farm fresh...  Read More

North Scottsdale may be far removed from Paris, France, but desert dwellers can enjoy an authentic taste of France with a visit to Chez Vous Crepes, a delightful creperie that specializes in this traditional French comfort food. The menu...  Read More

If cozy breakfast spots are your thing, plan a stop at the Alo Cafe in Scottsdale. The cafe, which is tucked away in an old house in Charles Miller Square in Old Town Scottsdale, is a take on the classic Eurostyle breakfast and lunch cafe. The...  Read More

Looking for a nice breakfast or lunch spot in Scottsdale? Check out Noci Cafe, a family-owned cafe serving wholesome, home-style breakfast plates and Italian-inflected lunch options. For breakfast, you'll find options like omelettes, pancakes,...  Read More

The Hash Kitchen, located in The Shops Gainey Village shopping center, is a popular gathering spot for breakfast and leisurely brunches. This is chic spot is the place to bring the diehard Bloody Mary aficionados in your circle - The Hash...  Read More

Tucked away in the Bespoke Inn in Old Town Scottsdale, Virtu is a small space with a refined menu of seasonal offerings. After only a few months in operation, the small eatery made a big splash by appearing in Esquire Magazine's annual Best New...  Read More

The Breakfast Club serves up breakfast and lunch options using fresh ingredients. There are lots of healthy options, along with "quick start" options that you can order for a quick refuel. On the menu, you'll find a good selection of sweet and...  Read More

Butters Pancakes & Cafe
Photo courtesy of Butters

"Egg-ceptional eggs," moist and fluffy omelettes, original skillets, scramblers, eggs benedict, fruits and grains, pancakes, French toast, and Belgian waffles are just some of the breakfast specialties you'll find at this bright Scottsdale cafe....  Read More

This Scottsdale breakfast and lunch cafe, which has been featured on Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, dishes out tasty comfort food that will "make your belly happy." The menu features unique plates like the breakfast enchiladas, two...  Read More


Meet Patricia Escarcega

Patricia Escarcega has lived in the Arizona desert since she was a teenager. She works as a writer and editor in Phoenix with her four dogs and two cats.

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