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 burrito comes with pork or turkey, tomatoes, basil and Gouda, just bursting with flavor. Brunch lovers will be especially excited by all the offerings at Radial on weekends. Specials like Flan-stuffed French Toast. And of course there are lots of vegetarian and vegan options available here. Staff is super friendly and accommodating with requests. Plenty of parking is available in the back of the restaurant. (404-659-6594)
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 have been there for decades that refer to customers as "honey" and "darling" The Silver Skillet was featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives on the Food Network. For a true Southern breakfast get the biscuits and grits or the Pork chop breakfast. The steak biscuit is tasty and the pies are a must for anyone with a sweet tooth. (404-874-1388)
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 choice of toppings including lox. You should try The General: two pieces pastrami, two eggs, two latkes, applesauce, sour cream. Of course another breakfast favorite is the French Toast. It is hazelnut crusted and comes with spiced butter and roasted bananas. There is free parking in the adjacent garage for two hours during the day and three hours during the evening. (678-927-9131)