Eat Your Heart Out – Breakfast Edition
We’ve all been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day-so why not make it the BEST meal as well? Roll out of bed, put on your best brunch clothes (or go Seattle-style and just grab your slippers), and start your morning with a delicious breakfast. Considerably one of the most underrated meals of our city, Seattle is booming with endless breakfast choices that will surely satisfy anyone’s cravings. Check out a few of our favorites below:
Portage Bay Café
Multiple Seattle locations
A family favorite, Portage Bay Café is the stuff that breakfast dreams are made of. This locally-sourced and sustainably-focused breakfast and brunch restaurant demands that you “Eat Like You Give A Damn”, and delivers their message through carefully crafted all-American dishes. Don’t miss out on their organic egg dishes, creative benedicts and infamous breakfast bar (think loads of fresh fruit and mounds of whip cream for your pancakes/waffles). Reservations are recommended.
Well-known for their hand-crafted breads and pastries, Macrina Bakery exceeds expectations with their breakfast offerings. The Salmon Bialy is a crowd favorite, while the Brioche Breakfast Sandwich and selection of quiches encourage you to bring home a treat for later. Let your taste buds run wild, and top off your breakfast with an expertly-crafted espresso. This affordable brunch spot will leave both your stomach and your wallet satisfied.
The Fat Hen
1418 NW 70th St.
Located in the charming neighborhood of Ballard, The Fat Hen is an Italian & American restaurant featuring a delicious menu of homemade breakfast and lunch choices. The fresh and rustic restaurant is run by a sweet couple who are as delightful as their handcrafted pastries and mouthwatering hollandaise. Check out their weekday and weekend menus here.
Making its mark in multiple Seattle ‘hoods, Skillet Diner features classic breakfast favorites, an inviting atmosphere, and pitchers of mimosas… what else could you wish for? Coined for their ability to make “modern soul food”, Skillet Diner whips up affordable breakfast fare and puts a literal spin on your favorite old-school diner (Skillet originated as a travelling Airstream food truck). Check out their breakfast (don’t forget about lunch and dinner) menus here.
550 19th Avenue E
Bring your “foodie” friends to this beautiful neighborhood café, and indulge in Mediterranean-influenced brunch fare. A fan favorite for those with varying dietary restrictions, Tallulah’s serves fresh flavorful plates that rotate with the season. Visitors are consistently enamored by the dog-friendly patio, creative menu choices— and Instagram-worthy interior.