February 12, 2020

Breakfast & Brunch

The Best Breakfast Restaurants in Salt Lake City

There is a plethora of quality breakfast restaurants in Salt Lake City. The following Salt Lake City breakfast restaurants have been voted as Utah's best by local here in Salt Lake Valley. Choosing any of these breakfast restaurants during your stay in Salt Lake City will not disappoint your taste buds or your bank account, as it takes a combination of good and cheap breakfast food to make this list. 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 cafe 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.

Salt Lake City Breakfast Pancakes

Penny Ann's Cafe Locations

Salt Lake City


South Salt Lake

Breakfast Menu

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Blue Plate Diner

Blue Plate Diner offers great service and a selection of great food. Truthfully, you can’t go wrong with the breakfast enchiladas and if you need a pick me up, the coffee is fantastic.

Blue Plate Diner sign

Blue Plate Diner Location

Breakfast Menu

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Original Pancake House

Original Pancake House has four easy to access locations from Salt Lake City to Lehi. Don’t be fooled by the name! OPH has much more to offer than just pancakes! Although they specialize in serving some spectacular flapjacks, the omelets and biscuits and gravy are to die for.

Pancakes covered in cinnamon from the original pancake house breakfast restaurant in salt lake city



Salt Lake City

Breakfast Menu

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The Park Cafe

The Park Cafe sits on the southside of Liberty park. If you’re on a budget but love large portions of food this is your place! The favorites around the neighborhood include: the Michigan Hash, breakfast potatoes, and omelets. You definitely can’t go wrong with their homemade raspberry jam.

The Park Cafe breakfast restaurant in Salt Lake City

Park Cafe Location

Breakfast Menu

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Pig & A Jelly Jar

Pig & A Jelly Jar is perfect for your downtown stay. Not only can you buy jams at this homy cafe, you can stay and treat yourself with their famous chicken and waffles or green eggs and ham. If you have any extra room in the oven, don’t forget to indulge in those buttermilk cinnamon biscuits.

Pig & A Jelly Jar Locations

Salt Lake City



Breakfast Menu

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Sweet Lake Biscuits & Limeade

Sweet Lake Biscuits & Limeade is a great environment and quality cuisine. If you're in the mood for hot biscuits, cold limeade, or fresh salads, this is the place to be! Sweet Lake often creates their meals from locally grown, fresh, and organic products. Feel free to check out the brand new location in Draper, Utah.

Sweet Lake Biscuits & Limeade Locations

Breakfast Menu

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Lazy Day Cafe

Lazy Day Cafe has become a HIT in Millcreek Utah. Known for its comfort food and famous lemon pancakes, this joint will blow your socks off.

Pancakes with sugar from Lazy Day Cafe breakfast restaurant in Salt Lake City

Lazy Day Cafe Location

Breakfast Menu

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Hub & Spoke Diner

Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Hub & Spoke DIner uses high quality ingredients from local Utah farmers. Freshly made breads are the first on a very long list of customer favorites. The food from this small family-owned business will make you feel like family; almost as if eating a home-cooked meal at grandma’s.

Pan of breakfast food from Hub and Spoke Diner breakfast restaurant in salt lake city

Hub & Spoke Diner Location

Breakfast Menu

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Eggs in the City

Eggs in the city is definitely a place you want to be for breakfast or brunch. There may be a short wait, but that is because the food is THAT good! From benedicts to burritos, skillets and chef specials, this breakfast cuisine will not disappoint! Eggs in the City are life changing.

Front face of the Eggs in the City breakfast restaurant building in salt lake city

Eggs in the City Location

Breakfast Menu

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Seven Slopes

Seven Slopes in a local's guide to what to do in Salt Lake City and the Wasatch Mountains.  The articles on this site were written by students from the University of Utah as part of a digital marketing curriculum.
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