Here's Where We Love to Grab Breakfast in Philadelphia

Starting the day out on the right foot sometimes comes down to simply getting breakfast right. When the same-old, same-old just won't measure up another day, it's great to have options. The city of Philadelphia offers many breakfast venues that rise to the occasion. Start with a great cup of coffee or other preferred beverage, move on to the delicious main course offerings, perhaps sample a sweet treat or two, and enjoy the break from shopping, cooking and cleaning up for a change. When finished, sit back and enjoy the fact that the day has begun in a great way and promises to continue its uphill swing. With venues such as Northern Liberties' Honey's Sit n Eat to La Croix at the Rittenhouse with wonderful, upscale dining that'll start the day off right. No matter which neighborhood lies within reach, there's sure to be a place nearby with choices that appeal to the morning person or the not-so-morning-person. Stay close to home or mix it up an d venture a little out of that comfort zone to sample some variety. There are no shortage of spots to pick from, whether its a small venue that's preferred or a larger restaurant. Get there, sit down, inhale, relax and dive in.

This dining venue features one incredibly delicious advantage over other great city restaurants: the divine breads created by head bake Alex Bois. While chef Eli Kulp is no slouch in the kitchen, designing and creating dishes around pieces that...  Read More

Bob's Diner

When you're in the mood for good times and great cuisine, be sure to checkout Bob's Diner. The restaurant is located in one of the area's most pleasant settings and is known for its delightful staff and superb cuisine.The menu at Bob's Diner...  Read More

Gracing the scene in Philadelphia's Bella Vista section before the days when brunch was a hip thing to add to your calendar, this restaurant prides itself in serving up good food made from scratch that people actually like. Many patrons return...  Read More

Hawthornes Beer Boutique and Gourmet Eatery
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Would you like some beer with your breakfast? One thousand different bottles of craft brew and a full growler and tap station make it so much harder to pick something off the two-dozen item weekend brunch menu or the daily breakfast menu. "I'd...  Read More

Whether it's over weekend brunch or daily breakfast, the best spot in the city for people watching and a caf� au lait is on the sidewalk or by the floor-to-ceiling windows at Stephen Starr's Rittenhouse Square paean to Parisian...  Read More

A wish for you: may deciding between the banh mi and the chocolate chip brownie sundae French toast be the most difficult choice you make all day. It's hard to lose on either option: with farm-fresh ingredients and an uber-sustainable credo,...  Read More

Just a hop, a skip and a jump from the Italian Market, this breakfast and brunch favorite exudes equal doses of charm and good-natured quirkiness. Sabrina's is loved by many, as is evident if you head down there on any weekend morning looking...  Read More

Challah French toast. Check. Fresh-fried potato latkes. Check. Toasted bagel platter with Nova lox or whitefish salad? No, you're not dreaming you're in your great-grandma's Brooklyn walk-up while she slavs over a hot stove cooking up the...  Read More


Culinary creativity abounds at this cool, contemporay dining room, located on the 37th floor of Two Liberty Place. Legendary Philly restauranteur Daniel Stern is the force behind R2L. This venue offers diners a wonderful view of the city, as...  Read More

At LaCroix you can build your own bloody Mary or allow yourself to be treated to a sparkling cocktail while dining on graceful Sunday buffet brunch entrees and salads like edamame hummus with naan bread; assorted caviar and house-cured...  Read More


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