Top 20 Breakfasts In The Mid-Atlantic


1. Junior’s Restaurant & Cheesecake, NYC

Brooklyn, Times Square, Grand Central and Foxwoods, New York, New York
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Junior’s Restaurant is primarily known as a dessert spot, but they have many delicious breakfast items like cheese blintzes and latkes.

2. Old Ebbitt Grill, DC

675 15th Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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Old Ebbitt Grill is Washington’s oldest saloon. It has been visited by the likes of Theodore Roosevelt, Grover Cleveland, Ulysses S. Grant and Warren Harding, as well as many others.


3. Blue Moon Cafe; Baltimore, MD

1621 Aliceanna St, Baltimore, Maryland
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Blue Moon Cafe has several different types of eggs Benedict, scrambled eggs and pancakes.

4. The Frothy Monkey; Nashville, TN

2509 12th Ave S, Nashville, Tennessee 37204
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Frothy Monkey is a neighborhood restaurant & cafe offering a diverse menu including breakfast, lunch & dinner. In addition, they pride themselves on the service of outstanding coffee, espresso drinks, & house-made teas & beverages.

5. 821 Cafe; Richmond, VA

825 W Cary St, Richmond, Virginia
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821 Cafe has great omelets like the salmon and dill. They also have tofu scramble and banana, blueberry, chocolate chip pancakes.

6. Fido; Nashville, TN

1812 21st Ave. S, Nashville, Tennessee 37212
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With an eclectic menu featuring all day breakfast, amazing daily specials, and fantastic 100% Fair Trade & Organic Bongo Java Coffee, Fido is one of Nashville’s most treasured institutions. Check out their great wine and craft beer selections, too!

7. The Little Grill Collective; Harrisonburg, VA

621 North Main Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802
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The Little Grill has been a restaurant in Harrisonburg, Va’s North End since the 1940s, and a worker owned collective since June of 2003. They offer a wide variety of delicious and healthy home-cooked meals with vegan, vegetarian, and meat options. They are open six days a week, serving breakfast from 7am – 11am Tuesday – Friday, 7am – 12pm on Saturday and 9am – 2pm on Sunday!

8. Eileen’s Bakery & Cafe; Fredericksburg, VA

1115 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Eileen’s bakery is a great dessert place located in the heart of downtown Fredericksburg. Trista Couser brings her wealth of culinary knowledge to executing beautiful made from scratch cakes that are sure to please your sweet tooth, as well as freshly made coffee, espressos, wraps and smoothies!

9. Locanda Verde, NYC

377 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10013
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Locanda Verde is a casual, energetic, affordable neighborhood Italian taverna.

Claim a spot in the cafe for a great cappuccino and one of their irresistible pastries, or order up a serious breakfast or brunch feast.

10. Market at Main; Lynchburg, VA

904 Main St, Lynchburg, Virginia 24504
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Market At Main has unique pancake varieties link cornbread and sweet potato!


11. The Bun Shop; Baltimore, MD

239 W Read St, Baltimore, Maryland
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The Bun Shop is a fantastically creative restaurant that makes great sweet and savory buns.

12. Capitol Pancake House; Williamsburg, VA

802 Capitol Landing Rd, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
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Capitol Pancake House Offers a complete breakfast. They serve over 24 types of pancakes & waffles and 10 types of omelets.

13. Weezie’s Kitchen; Richmond, VA

3123 West Cary St, Richmond, Virginia
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Weezie’s Kitchen has delicious and creative pancakes as well as an adorable pug mascot.

14. Bluegrass Grill And Bakery; Charlottesville, VA

313 2nd St SE, Charlottesville, Virginia

Bluegrass Grill and Bakery is a fantastic and affordable breakfast spot, but one of the best parts of eating there has to be their daily homemade pies and cakes.

15. Mockingbird Cafe & Bakery; Blacksburg, VA

4 West Main Street, Christiansburg, Virginia
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Mockingbird Cafe & Bakery is probably the best place to get cinnamon rolls and biscuits ever! If sweets aren’t your thing, for some reason, they also have great sandwiches and a cute little tea area.

16. Ploughcroft Tea Room; Lynchburg, VA

1215 Commerce St, Lynchburg, Virginia 24504
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The Ploughcroft Tea Room is located in downtown Lynchburg, Va. This unique restaurant offers authentic British cuisine for lunch and afternoon tea.

17. Blue Moon Diner; Charlottesville, VA

512 W Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia
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The Blue Moon Diner has a really cool atmosphere, good old fashioned food, and live music every weeknight. You’re always welcome during breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.

18. The Tabard Inn, DC

1739 N Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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The Tabard Inn is a lovely restaurant and hotel with a fantastic brunch. There is also a continental breakfast for guests.

19. Shorty’s Diner; Williamsburg, VA

627 Merrimac Trail, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
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Shorty’s Diner is a family owned and operated diner using their own family recipes. They offer homemade soups and salad dressings, fresh whipped cream on the French Toast and cakes and only the best quality meats and cheeses. Because they serve 100% all Beef hand pressed Burgers, their soon-to-be-famous Shorty’s fresh cut fries and Ms. Bonnie’s special recipes, you’re sure to see and taste the difference.

20. 2400 Diner; Fredericksburg, VA

2400 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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2400 Diner has been offering up some of the greatest breakfast food in downtown Fredericksburg since 1955. While they serve breakfast all day, make sure to take advantage of some of their great Italian and Greek style food made fresh every night!

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Maggie Comeau is the content manager of Scoutology. Her favorite things to write about are sweets, brunch and burgers.

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