What’s better than breakfast? In Northwest Philadelphia, you’ll find lots of cafes, bakeries, and diners that offer everything from classic bacon and egg platters to loaded French toast. Get up early – you won’t want to miss these 13 amazing breakfast spots!
This 1940s diner is an institution in Roxborough, serving classic diner dishes, in a kitschy, fun atmosphere. Get old-school favorites like eggs over easy, extra-crispy hash browns, and Scrapple in this neighborhood staple.
Bob’s Diner (6053 Ridge Avenue)
The Breakfast Boutique
This recently-opened restaurant in the heart of Chestnut Hill has been earning high praise for its extensive breakfast menu. They offer everything from griddle-fried pancakes to Shrimp & Grits, plus a selection of stuffed French Toast, Benedicts, and breakfast platters.
The Breakfast Boutique (8630 Germantown Avenue)
West Oak Lane
This neighborhood joint offers awesome Southern-inspired breakfast options in West Oak Lane, including Chicken & Waffles and sweet French Toast, along with loaded platters, including hearty egg dishes, Fish & Grits, biscuits and crispy home fries.
Dawn’s Breakfast (7182 Ogontz Avenue)
Believe us, Fiesta Pizza is more than just pizza! They serve create-your-own omelettes, plenty of sides (the Fiesta homefries are super popular!), and big breakfast specials, including platters loaded with fried eggs and breakfast meats. You can also get a great breakfast sandwich here, too!
Fiesta Pizza (8339 Germantown Avenue)
High Point Café
High Point Café is known for their delicious crêpes and pastries (hello, croissants!), made in their very own in-house bakery. You’ll also find coffee, espresso, and all sorts of caffeine-infused drinks to rev up your morning!
High Point Café (602 Carpenter Lane)
Really great food comes from really great ingredients - and Le Bus in East Falls always uses really great (and really local) ingredients. With inventive dishes like Zucchini Fritters, Stuffed French Toast rolls, and Mexican Frittatas, everyone will find something to like at this corner bistro.
Le Bus (4201 Ridge Avenue)
Lisa’s Kitchen is a breakfast and brunch hot spot in Roxborough, serving no-frills everyday morning specials and neighborhood-favorite breakfast sandwiches, made with scrambled eggs, meat (choose from sausage, Scrapple, bacon, ham or pork roll) and cheese loaded on a fresh long roll. They also offer omelettes, bagels, hot cakes and French Toast, too.
Lisa’s Kitchen (5231 Ridge Avenue)
Rose Petals Café
Looking for something sweet to start your morning? You’ve come to the right place! From Peanut Butter Waffles to Blueberry Banana French Toast, Rose Petals Cafe has a full menu of delicious dishes for breakfast and brunch. One favorite not to miss? The Chocolate Chip Petals, mini pancakes infused with chocolate chips, chocolate spread and topped with whipped cream.
Rose Petals Café (322 West Chelten Avenue)
Neighbors absolutely love this old-fashioned corner deli on Cresson Street in Manayunk. Sorrentino’s has classic breakfast sandwiches that are real two-hand affairs, available in bacon, egg and cheese, sausage, egg and cheese, and egg and cheese.
Sorrentino’s Deli (4361 Cresson Street)
Taylor’s Cafe serves a traditional American-style breakfast, plus trendy brunch selections and uniquely-styled sandwiches. Get in line for Belgian waffles, Blueberry pancakes, Salmon Benedict, and more.
Taylor’s Cafe (6144 Ridge Avenue)
Trolley Car Cafe
You’re invited to ride your bike, drive, or walk to this eco-friendly cafe, known for its views of the Schuylkill River. The menu includes big breakfast plates, like Eggs Benedict with sautéed spinach, Breakfast Bowls, and their famous Cinnamon Bun Sandwich, served with two fried eggs, bacon, and cheddar cheese on a sweet cinnamon bun.
Trolley Car Cafe (3269 South Ferry Road)
Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books
This hip, hybrid coffee shop and book store is one of Germantown’s best spots. For breakfast, you’ll find a selection of egg sandwiches, and they also have a regularly-rotating menu of pastries available, plus a full menu of coffee and espresso drinks.
Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Book (5445 Germantown Avenue)
Bring your appetite to this neighborhood favorite restaurant! Winnie’s Manayunk serves healthy breakfast options like berry oatmeal and organic yogurt and granola… and more decadent options like Huevos Rancheros, Chicken & Waffles, and Creme Brûlée French Toast.
Winnie’s Manayunk (4266 Main Street)