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 Pittsburgh and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Primanti Bros. thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Pamela's, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Breakfast.

South Side
Tom's Diner

Whether you are starting your shopping day off with a quick breakfast bite, or you get the craving for a Belgian waffle at 3am after a long night out, Tom's will be open and ready to serve. Breakfast is served all day, and there is always a...  Read More


Pamela's pancakes are world-famous. Well, maybe not world-famous, but locals swear by them. Other items on the menu at this sought-after joint are California French toast and homemade corned beef hash. Sunday breakfast is the most popular meal.

Strip District

Have dessert for breakfast and order a hotcake sundae topped with ice cream, fruit and whipped cream, or go for a real meal with the banana pepper omelet made with sweet or hot sausage, hot peppers, onions and provolone blended into the perfect...  Read More

Hearty breakfasts and other American classics like meatloaf and mashed potatoes and gravy are served at Ritter's 24 hours a day. Only a short drive or cab ride from Downtown.

South Side

This appealing enterprise is a totally funky, eclectic, ok-to-be-different coffee hangout. Mismatched seating adds character, and a lamp hanging from the ceiling has several curling irons attached. Such quirkiness is part of the place's charm,...  Read More

Strip District
Primanti Bros.

Primanti Bros. is probably the most famous restaurant in Pittsburgh, and its main location (known as Primanti's on the Strip) is open 24 hours to satisfy even the most dire of sandwich cravings. Their claim to fame is creating an entire meal in...  Read More

Station Square
Pittsburgh Rare

Located in the Sheraton Station Square Hotel, this steakhouse boasts a gorgeous contemporary interior and great views of the city. Home of "Steaks. Done well.", Pittsburgh Rare impresses with the full flavors of its grain-fed red meat. Indeed,...  Read More

Crazy Mocha

Maybe it's because the owners are native Pittsburghers, or maybe it's because their coffee-sipping goat mascot is so darn cute, but Crazy Mocha is definitely one of Pittsburgh's best coffeehouses. Ever wanted a scoop of ice cream in your piping...  Read More

Squirrel Hill

So maybe coffee isn't your thing. How about tea? Quieter than traditional coffee shops with their banging implements and hissing machines, this café is part lunch break, part meditation. The helpful staff can easily recommend the perfect tea...  Read More

Grasso Roberto

In the heart of Bloomfield (Pittsburgh's version of Little Italy) sits a small, red-awninged storefront that serves homemade gelati and panini. Italian-Americans, hipsters, and just about everyone else stops in for shots of espresso in the...  Read More