Seattle does drinking and eating right. In this town, coffee is an any-time-of-day treat, and the same goes for breakfast favorites like freshly-baked waffles and pancakes. Here are 10 excellent ways to get your first meal of the day–whether you want to grab some pastries to go, relax over crepes, coffee and today's news or dig into eggs, sausage, hash browns, benedicts, scrambles and other savory "comfort food" delights.
Seattle's cafes, restaurants and coffeehouses offer an astonishing variety of spaces in which to get your morning started off right. There are grab-and-go options, counter cafes and plenty of sit-down booths and tables, with menu items that seek inspiration from all over the country and globe. Some restaurants listed here include unique neighborhood cafes with limited seating; others have a few locations scattered throughout town.
Regardless of the exact scene, all options offer something special–from creative menu themes and innovative food prep styles to the eatery's vibe and decor. Wherever you land, we guarantee that these breakfast destinations will set a positive (and delicious) tone for the rest of your day.