Breakfast in Atlanta Starts a Day off Right

No matter who you are, a hearty breakfast is always a good way to start off any day. At 10 Best, we've compiled a list of the best breakfast spots in Atlanta. Whether you are someone who opts for a light or vegetarian breakfast or you want that sausage gravy biscuit, grits and pork chop (like any good Southerner would want) we've got you covered with the 10 best spots for breakfast in Atlanta.

It doesn't matter what part of the city you live in, there's a spot for you. If you are on the north end of the city, visit Another Broken Egg Cafe or the iconic Silver Skillet. Some of the trendy spots for breakfast are Sun in My Belly and Highland Bakery, but both are worth the wait. 

While spots like Ria's Bluebird and Rise-N-Dine have made a name for themselves over the years as THE spot to go for a solid breakfast, there are newcomers that have quickly become quite popular with locals. Home Grown is once such spot with unique upscale Southern offerings. And over in the Emory, The General Muir, a jewish deli, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner has exploded in popularity. 

Whichever restaurant you choose to patronage for breakfast, you are guaranteed to have a spectacular meal. 



If you are looking for creative menu items, then you'll want to visit Radial. Think Oreo pancakes or lime-coconut vegan cakes. Don't miss out on biscuits covered in a savory Rosemary gravy. Another menu is the Smoked Gouda Scramble. This huge...  Read More



If you'd like to feel like you went through a time warp, back to the 1950s when you have your next breakfast, you may want to visit the Silver Skillet. Located in Midtown, this evokes memories of true Southern hospitality, with waitresses that...  Read More



The General Muir, a Jewish Deli located in Emory, gets its name from the ship that the owner's grandparents came in on. The spot is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and all are successful. Of course there are bagels on the menu with your...  Read More



Gato Bizco Cafe seems to fly under the radar despite the in town trendy neighborhood location. Maybe it is because it is located across the street from a very popular breakfast and brunch spot. They serve great omelets and sweet potato pancakes....  Read More



Home Grown became a favorite of the Reynoldstown neighborhood when it opened up in 2010. They strive to make all welcome as is evident from the customers: civil servants, food professionals and office works. On a typical day, there are...  Read More



You might think this is a normal cafe serving up eggs, grits and bacon - a typical American breakfast. You'd be surprised to find that they serve breakfast with an international flair here. Find Pierogies on the menu,served with caramelized...  Read More



While Another Broken Egg Cafe might be a chain, it certainly has its loyal supporters. Probably because Another Broken Egg has such a friendly staff in addition to heaping portions of food available. There are sandwiches and salads available...  Read More



This neighborhood cafe uses local, seasonal ingredients and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. This is housed in an old hardware store. At breakfast, the Kirkwood is popular with scrambled eggs and Boursin cheese or the Challah French Toast. If...  Read More



Although there are other locations to this favorite brunch spot of in-towners, the original in Old Fourth Ward remains a favorite. One of the most beloved dishes on the menu is the sweet potato pancakes. At lunch, the curried chicken salad is a...  Read More



If you plan to have weekend brunch at Ria's, plan to come early, because crowds quickly gather, and the tiny place takes some time to turn over. It is worth the wait as the homemade food is to die for. Breakfast served all day is the real...  Read More


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