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The 15 Best Breakfast Places Near Merriam

Updated: June 15, 2022

A tasty breakfast sets the tone for the day and these Merriam diners make the best scrambles and pastry in town! We analyzed the top review sites and diner and expert opinions to compile this ultimate list of breakfast spots! For the best breakfast burritos, muffins, pancakes, and drip coffees head to any of these Merriam Diners.

Find the perfect place

Pegah's Family Restaurant

American, $, MerriamAmerican, $Merriam
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Portia's Cafe

American, $, Kansas CityAmerican, $Kansas City, East Community Team North
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 3 top spots in Kansas City's East Community Team North neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Kate's Kitchen

American, $, Kansas CityAmerican, $Kansas City
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Kansas City's top 5 breakfast and brunch spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Vacation Idea, 2022

    20 Best Breakfast Spots in Kansas City

    Vacation Idea, 2022

Room 39

American, $$, Kansas CityAmerican, $$Kansas City, Volker
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Vacation Idea, 2022

    20 Best Breakfast Spots in Kansas City

    Vacation Idea, 2022
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Check out the 4 most popular spots in Kansas City's Volker neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Meshuggah Bagels

Bagel shop, $, Kansas CityBagel shop, $Kansas City, Volker
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 5 top spots in Kansas City's Volker neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Urban Cafe

New American, $, Kansas CityNew American, $Kansas City, Western 49-63
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Explore the 3 top spots in Kansas City's Western 49-63 neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Banksia

Australian, $$, Kansas CityAustralian, $$Kansas City, Central Business District - Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Check out the 4 most popular spots in downtown Kansas City

    Hoodline, 2019

The Pantry KC

Desserts, $$, LenexaDesserts, $$Lenexa
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Love Is Key

$, Kansas City$Kansas City, Beacon Hills
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Cafe Brazil

Brazilian, $$, LenexaBrazilian, $$Lenexa
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Snackle Box

American, Kansas CityAmericanKansas City
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Ibis Bakery

Bakery, $$, Kansas CityBakery, $$Kansas City, Westside North
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Brian's Bakery & Eatery

Bakery, $, MissionBakery, $Mission
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Anita's Famous Rolls

Bakery, $$, Kansas CityBakery, $$Kansas City
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Front Range

Tea & Coffee, $$, FairwayTea & Coffee, $$Fairway
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Merriam. We analyzed 257 lists and articles from top sources like Vacation Idea and Hoodline, 5301 Merriam restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Vacation Idea - 20 Best Breakfast Spots in Kansas City, Hoodline - Here are Kansas City's top 5 breakfast and brunch spots and Hoodline - Check out the 4 most popular spots in downtown Kansas City. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • A great drink pairing for berry pancake

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for berry pancake can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some pink wine, particularly a glass of Rosé. This, sweet, pink wine balances the fresh berry pancake.

  • The perfect match for apple and cinnamon filled crepe

    Experts often pair apple and cinnamon filled crepe with a glass of Tokaji, a popular dessert wine.

  • Port with your pancake with chocolate sauce

    The strong flavors in Port makes it a great red wine to pair with pancake with chocolate sauce.

Fun facts

  • A delicious pairing

    Surely you’ve tried breton apple cider with your crepe? It’s a classic pairing.

  • Think you love pancake

    Are you a fan of pancake? The current record for eating the most pancake is 113 pancakes in only 8! Do you love pancake enough to beat this record?

  • 110 pounds 4 ounces of waffle

    8 feet 1 inch in diameter is the record for the biggest waffle. We hope people were hungry!

Parking information

Few things are as aggravating as circling around the block, looking for parking when you’re hungry. We’ve partnered with SpotHero, a digital parking reservation system to help make finding parking in Merriam quick and easy.

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