They say that the early bird always gets the worm, but Dallas' best breakfast joints dish out more than just bird feed for morning meal-goers. And not only do these restaurants go above and beyond your basic bacon and eggs, most of them don't require you to rise and shine before noon in order to get a breakfast fix on.
For the best all-day breakfast offerings, look no further than Jonathon's in Oak Cliff. The place is famous for its chicken & waffles and deep-fried, pancake-battered turkey sausages on a stick. Chicken and waffles also take center stage at Maple Leaf Diner, a Canadian inspired eatery that serves this southern style combo with cream puffs and strawberries on top.
If you're the morning type who imagines plates of gloriously decadent pancakes or steak & eggs, then the casually chic Second Floor restaurant in the Dallas Galleria might be right up your alley. It's a great spot to fuel up both before and after hitting the mall.
There's also Bread Winners Cafe, a local brunch institution that's notorious for its long weekend waits. But fortunately you can indulge in most of its mouthwatering brunch options during the week when there aren't any lines.
Of course, the breakfast list wouldn't be complete without mentioning Norma's Cafe, a Dallas landmark that's been slinging up hearty home-style fare and mile-high pies since 1956. It's the perfect place for those who like their breakfast served with a side of nostalgia.
In fact, when it comes to the most important meal of the day, Dallas serves up plenty of deliciousness. Whether it's eggs Benedict, French crepes or breakfast tacos–consider this list your essential guide of where to get your day off to a tasty start.