Starting your day off with a delicious breakfast is essential. Philadelphia is filled with hidden gems to enjoy a hearty and flavorful meal. Whether you’re craving waffles or omelettes, there’s sure to be a restaurant to fulfill your cravings and delight your tastebuds. We’ve rounded up 5 places to enjoy a tasty breakfast in the city.
Located in Fishtown, Sulimay’s is sizzling everyday beginning at 8am. Enjoy traditional breakfast staples such as French toast or omelettes. Or, spice it up and try one of their neighborhood specialties such as the eggs bensington, Fishtown scrapple, or port Richmond scramble.
Where: 632 E. Girard Street
Located on South Street, this corner BYOB breakfast spot is cozy, cute, and filled with yummy menu items! The Breakfast Den fuses together American and Vitenamese comfort food for a flavorful experience. Open Tuesday thru Sunday from 8am-4pm, The Breakfast Den is a neighborhood favorite.
During the week you are likely to find a table however, weekends are usually busier with families enjoying their pancakes and French toast. The menu items are not only delicious but also reasonably priced, offering choices to fit any budget. We recommend the Thit Kho Hash, two crispy sunny eggs with Vietnamese pulled pork, jalapeños, cheddar cheese and homies. Quick bites and vegetarian options are also available. Outdoor dining is an option making your sunny side up eggs even sunnier.
Where: 1500 South Street
With five different Philly locations to choose from, chances are there’s a Green Eggs Cafe near you. This popular eatery offers an array of breakfast items to choose from for a scrumptious food adventure. This popular franchise prides itself in food with flair. If you’re in the mood for Benedicts, Green Eggs Cafe has many different tasty options to choose from. Not only does the menu include the traditional eggs benedict, but also short rib benedict, or chicken & waffles benedict and more. Indeed, the restaurant is always full so we recommend going early or checking ahead for the wait time.
Green Eggs Cafe is known for having mouth-watering food options furthermore, they are eco-friendly. Every Green Eggs Cafe location recycles aluminum, glass, plastics, and all paper products. The food and organic waste is composted, and also not put to waste. So you and your party can enjoy a yummy breakfast in a sustainable-friendly establishment. Green Eggs Cafe is open seven days a week beginning at 9am.
Where: various locations
With four different Philly locations to choose from, Sabrina’s Cafe is a popular destination for weekday or weekend breakfast in Philly. This popular eatery is open seven days a week beginning at 8am and serves breakfast all day! You can’t go wrong with one of their sweet and savory French toast options or their breakfast burritos.
There’s also satisfying vegan/vegetarian dishes on the menu as well. Sabrina’s is usually always busy especially on the weekends, so call ahead for wait time. The menu is reasonably priced and the atmosphere is relaxed and versatile. The portions are generous so not only will your tastebuds thank you, your belly will too!
Where: various locations
Located in the Northern Liberties section of Philly, Cafe La Maude serves French and Lebanese inspired dishes. This popular eatery is open daily from 8am-4pm and offers both outdoor and indoor dining. From their sweet Red Velvet Tiramisu Pancakes to their Short-Ribs Benny, the dishes are upscale and packed with flavor. We also recommend trying one of their signature dishes such as the Red Shakshuka, sautéed onions & peppers braised with tomato sauce, Lebanese sausage (beef), chickpeas, pesto, fingerling potatoes & Harissa Labneh with two sunny-side-up eggs & pita!
The menu is moderately priced and guests are able to BYOB to add a little razzle dazzle to their dining experience. Get there early or call for current wait times as they do not take reservations. Cafe La Maude can get very busy on weekends but one bite of their signature dishes and you’ll understand why!
Where: 816 N. 4th Street