10 Best Breakfast Restaurants in Scottsdale: Morning Meals Worth Getting Up For

Scottsdale is a diverse culinary city, and not surprisingly, a wonderful place to enjoy an excellent breakfast. Whether you need a quick breakfast spot that doesn't compromise on quality, or you're preparing to enjoy a sumptuous brunch feast, Scottsdale offers something for every mood and occasion.

For those harried Monday mornings, Lox, Stock & Bagel is a friendly neighborhood cafe serving some of the freshest and tastiest bagels in town. If you find yourself waking up with a large appetite, head over to Butters Pancakes & Cafe, where hearty breakfasts are made from scratch using the highest quality ingredients. No greasy breakfasts here: just freshly prepared skillets, omelets, waffles, and pancakes served in a bright, sunny dining room.

For those mornings when you're daydreaming of long Paris brunches, head to Chez Vous in north Scottsdale. This French creperie specializes in these traditional Parisian pancakes, made from scratch and filled with sweet and savory ingredients. Try the Crepe Campagne, made with fingerling potatoes, swiss and prosciutto.

If you want to eat as the locals do, head over to Perk Eatery, our number one pick. Not only will you find one-of-a-kind breakfast dishes like their excellent breakfast enchiladas, you'll also find an appetizing selection of freshly baked goods at the pastry counter. 



The Breakfast Club serves up breakfast and lunch options using fresh ingredients. There are lots of healthy options, along with "quick start" options that you can order for a quick refuel. On the menu, you'll find a good selection of sweet and...  Read More



The Hash Kitchen, located in The Shops Gainey Village shopping center, is a popular gathering spot for breakfast and leisurely brunches. This is chic spot is the place to bring the diehard Bloody Mary aficionados in your circle - The Hash...  Read More



This European-inspired coffee shop features an in-house Joper roasting system and a large selection of rare and exotic beans. Altitude Coffee Lab is just that: a test space for exclusive and rare beans and various roasting and brewing...  Read More



Looking for a nice breakfast or lunch spot in Scottsdale? Check out Noci Cafe, a family-owned cafe serving wholesome, home-style breakfast plates and Italian-inflected lunch options. For breakfast, you'll find options like omelettes, pancakes,...  Read More



If cozy breakfast spots are your thing, plan a stop at the Alo Cafe in Scottsdale. The cafe, which is tucked away in an old house in Charles Miller Square in Old Town Scottsdale, is a take on the classic Eurostyle breakfast and lunch cafe. The...  Read More



North Scottsdale may be far removed from Paris, France, but desert dwellers can enjoy an authentic taste of France with a visit to Chez Vous Crepes, a delightful creperie that specializes in this traditional French comfort food. The menu...  Read More

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Breakfast and lunch is served all day at this popular local chain, which features a large array of traditional breakfast and lunch plates, as well as several unique specialties. Try the golden half moon omelets, plate size pancakes, or the...  Read More

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"Egg-ceptional eggs," moist and fluffy omelettes, original skillets, scramblers, eggs benedict, fruits and grains, pancakes, French toast, and Belgian waffles are just some of the breakfast specialties you'll find at this bright Scottsdale cafe....  Read More



This Scottsdale breakfast and lunch cafe, which has been featured on Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, dishes out tasty comfort food that will "make your belly happy." The menu features unique plates like the breakfast enchiladas, two...  Read More


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