Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Breakfast restaurants in Raleigh and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Finch's Family Restaurant thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Pam's Farmhouse Restaurant, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Breakfast.

Brigs Great Beginnings

Brigs Great Beginnings offers some of the area's best breakfast fare. If you have a hankering for a traditional Southern-style breakfast, this is the place to go! Generous portions of bacon, eggs, grits, and pancakes smothered in maple syrup are...  Read More


Since 1930, this family-owned downtown eatery has served some of the best burgers and country-style meals in the area. Hearty Southern breakfasts include eggs and grits, biscuits, cheese toast, and good coffee. If you are coming here for lunch,...  Read More

State Farmers' Market Restaurant

Located on the grounds of the State Farmers Market, this diner celebrates the region's bounty and paintings on the walls depict the region's landscape. Harkening back to the agricultural tradition, the kitchen serves a full breakfast with all...  Read More

Glenwood Avenue
The Third Place

Works by local artists line the walls at this friendly coffeehouse, and a children's area, stocked with toys, ensures that everyone feels at home here. Throughout the day, patrons sip lattes or munch on inspiring organic fare, from the hummus...  Read More

Finch's Family Restaurant

Open since 1945, Finch's is a beloved Raleigh institution. Classic Southern eats at reasonable prices explain the appeal, although serving breakfast all day and adding free WiFi haven't exactly hurt business. A long list of weekday specials...  Read More

Hillsborough Street
Pam's Farmhouse Restaurant

If you need to get going early, Pam's starts serving a delicious Southern breakfast at 6am. Dig into a plate of pancakes, drizzled with syrup, or a platter of bacon and eggs. Prepared with primarily local ingredients, from produce to meats, the...  Read More

Cafe Carolina & Bakery at the Arboretum

Accented with painted orange walls and white paneling, this inviting space is the perfect spot to start your day. Indulge in a Carolina velvet latte, flavored with chocolate and hazelnut, and a fresh muffin or pastry. Heartier eaters may opt for...  Read More

Person Street Pharmacy Soda Fountain

Housed in a lovely historic building downtown, this pharmacy has an old-fashioned lunch counter, which offers traditional hot Southern breakfasts and lunch fare. Menu items include a variety of sandwiches, soups, burgers and hot dogs. For...  Read More

Big Ed's City Market Restaurant

You'll encounter a line, but don't pass on the opportunity to sample the good Southern cooking dished out at this local treasure. Enjoy a home-cooked breakfast amid the rustic surroundings of well worn tables and antique farm implements adorning...  Read More

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