Seattle's Most Delicious Ways to Start Your Day

Corinne Whiting

By , Local Expert, Seattle
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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/Brunch restaurants in Seattle and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Maltby Cafe thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Café Campagne, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Breakfast/Brunch. Are you a traditionalist who craves two scrambled eggs, crisp strips of bacon and two slices of...  Read more »

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    The Dish

    • Cuisine: American
    • Average Main Course Price: $9

    The Dish provides a cozy, bustling atmosphere in which to enjoy quality breakfast foods. Try the pancakes or scrambles!

    Local Expert Tip: "Arrive early, this place is small and gets packed quickly!"

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    Macrina Bakery & Café

    • Cuisine: American, Bakery
    • Average Main Course Price: $11
    • Neighborhood: Waterfront

    Macrina Bakery & Cafe serves some of the best-baked goods you'll find in the city. Come for the bagels, breads, tartes and sandwiches.

    Local Expert Tip: "Check out the basket of day-old breads to take home (or back to the hotel) with you!"

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    The Original Pancake House

    • Cuisine: American
    • Average Main Course Price: $8

    The Original Pancake House serves breakfast the right way in a casual, country-style setting. Enjoy coffee, omelets, crêpes and, of course, pancakes!

    Local Expert Tip: "Pancakes may rule at this spot, but save room for the crêpes too!"

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    Hi Spot Café

    Hi Spot Cafe is a Madrona gem set in a former Victorian home. Diners enjoy an unbeatable breakfast menu with many veggie options, too.

    Local Expert Tip: "In warm weather, start the day alfresco on this cafe's patio!"

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    Maltby Cafe

    Maltby Cafe boasts a unique setting (a former, rural schoolhouse) and old-fashioned country eats. Come for the ambience and the food!

    Local Expert Tip: "Looking for a wee road trip and some all-day breakfast dishes? Head to Snohomish's Maltby Cafe."

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    Salty's on Alki Beach

    Salty's on on Alki Beach means breakfast with a view. Enjoy delicious dishes with an unforgettable vantage point on the city skyline.

    Local Expert Tip: "Ask your concierge if Salty's offers complimentary limo service from your downtown hotel."

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    Café Campagne

    • Cuisine: European, French
    • Average Main Course Price: $15
    • Neighborhood: Downtown

    Cafe Campagne transports brunch goers to the French countryside. Enjoy a charming decor, fresh-baked bread and other delightful treats.

    Local Expert Tip: "Looking for a takeaway brunch? This restaurant now serves cassoulet to go with 24 hours notice (call 206.728.2233)"

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    Coastal Kitchen

    Coastal Kitchen features a quarterly-rotating menu that highlights a variety of cuisines. Come for all-day...  Read more »

    Local Expert Tip: "This eatery is ideal for diners with a short attention span; the menu rotates four times annually, so you can experience new food each season of the year!"

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    The Georgian

    The Georgian boasts a grand decor (think crystal chandeliers) and well-trained staff. Try the smoked salmon omelet or orange French toast.

    Local Expert Tip: "This fine-dining spot is the ideal place for expense accounts and special occasion celebrations."

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    Chanterelle Specialty Foods

    Chanterelle Specialty Foods is an Edmonds gem that has gained a local following. Come for neighborly service and top breakfast eats.

    Local Expert Tip: "Reservations are accepted for parties of 6 or more for breakfast and lunch. "



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