Our Top Picks: 9 Best Breakfast Restaurants in Salt Lake City, Utah
There are many quality breakfast places in Salt Lake City, but only a few made it to our best breakfast list. The following Salt Lake City best breakfast spots have been voted as Utah's favorite by locals here in the Salt Lake Valley. We chose the best of the best breakfast cafe's based on quality, menu, price, and deliciousness. These top breakfast and brunch restaurants will not disappoint during your SLC stay! Outside of breakfast, we also have our favorite Late Night Bites list as well as our favorite coffee recommendations!
Penny Ann's Cafe
Penny Ann’s Cafe is a family-run breakfast restaurant with three locations throughout the valley: Salt Lake City, Draper, and Taylorsville. Known for their “heavenly hotcakes” and breakfast nachos, the cafe is the winner of Best of State - Best Breakfast award.
Penny Ann's Cafe Locations
Penny Anne's Breakfast Menu
Original Pancake House
Original Pancake House is hands-down one of the top breakfast places in the Salt Lake Valley, with four easy to access locations from Salt Lake City to Lehi. But don’t be fooled by the name! OPH has much more to offer than just breakfast pancakes! Although they specialize in serving some spectacular flapjacks, the omelets are fantastic and the biscuits and gravy are to die for.
The Park Cafe
If you've ever tried to find a great breakfast restaurant in Salt Lake on a Saturday morning, you may have driven by The Park Cafe and decided not to wait! Every morning this cozy brunch place is packed, but if you brave the crowds you won't be disappointed. The Park Cafe sits on the South side of Liberty park which makes for beautiful views year round. Our favorite dishes include: the Michigan Hash, breakfast potatoes, and omelets. Pro tip: try their homemade raspberry jam on literally anything! If you’re on a budget but love large portions of delicious breakfast food this is your place!
Park Cafe Location
Park Cafe Location - Salt Lake City
Pig & A Jelly Jar
If you're searching for a homestyle breakfast place, Pig & A Jelly Jar is perfect for your downtown Salt Lake stay. Not only can you buy jams-to-go at this homey restaurant and cafe, you also can stay and treat yourself with their famous breakfast dishes: chicken and waffles or green eggs and ham. If you have any extra room after that (you won't), don’t forget to indulge in those buttermilk cinnamon biscuits. We're drooling just thinking about it!
Pig & A Jelly Jar Locations
Sweet Lake Biscuits & Limeade
Sweet Lake Biscuits & Limeade sounds like a weird concept in theory, but in reality it's a breakfast match made in heaven! If you're in the mood for hot biscuits, cold limeade, or fresh salads, this is the #1 best breakfast place in SLC! Sweet Lake focuses on creating their signature dishes from locally grown, fresh, and organic products. Feel free to check out the brand new location in Draper, Utah.
Sweet Lake Biscuits & Limeade Locations
Lazy Day Cafe
The Lazy Day Cafe has become just recently become know as a top breakfast place in the Salt Lake Valley. People flock from all over for their filling comfort food and famous lemon pancakes. Family owned and operated, this breakfast cafe relies on a tradition of providing a homey and tasty eating experience to everyone and is sure to blow your socks off!
Lazy Day Cafe Location
Lazy Day Cafe - Millcreek
Hub & Spoke Diner
The Hub & Spoke Diner serves the best breakfast, lunch, and dinner around using high quality ingredients from local Utah farmers. So you can feel good, knowing that everything you order supports our Salt Lake Valley community. Freshly made breads and drool worthy breakfast skillets are the first on a very long list of customer favorites. The food from this one of a kind, local breakfast place will make you feel like family; it's almost like eating a home-cooked meal at grandma’s.
Hub & Spoke Diner Location
Hub & Spoke Diner Location - Salt Lake City
Eggs in the City
Eggs in the City is definitely a place you want to be for the best breakfast or brunch in Utah. You may have to wait a minute as there's usually a crowd, only because the food is just THAT good! From benedicts to burritos, skillets and chef specials, this breakfast restaurant will not disappoint! It might be over-dramatic, but Eggs in the City is a life changing breakfast experience. To skip the line, don't forget to make reservations!
Eggs in the City Location
Eggs in the City - Millcreek, Utah