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The 9 Best Breakfast Places Near Albany

Updated: November 5, 2021

A tasty breakfast sets the tone for the day and these Albany 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 Albany Diners.

Find the perfect restaurant

Sam's Log Cabin

American, $$, AlbanyAmerican, $$Albany, Lower Solano
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Berkeleyside Nosh

    Nosh Guide: Breakfast & Brunch

    Berkeleyside Nosh
  • Mcquire.com

    The 10 Best Biscuits and Gravy Dishes to Brunch on in the Bay Area

    Mcquire.com

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Beauty's Bagel Shop

American, $$, OaklandAmerican, $$Oakland, Mosswood
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Berkeleyside Nosh

    Nosh Guide: Breakfast & Brunch

    Berkeleyside Nosh
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Bagel Shops in Oakland

    Three Best Rated

La Note

French, $$, BerkeleyFrench, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    10Best - Fuel Up on the Best Carbs in Berkeley at These Breakfast Spots

    USA Today
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    Where to Find the Best Breakfast in SF's East Bay

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

Bacheesos

Mediterranean, $$, OaklandMediterranean, $$Oakland, Adams Point
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Brenda's Oakland

American, $$, OaklandAmerican, $$Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

    The Hottest Restaurants in the East Bay Right Now

    Eater
  • Infatuation

    San Francisco’s New Restaurant Openings

    Infatuation

Hive The Place to Bee

Tea & Coffee, $, OaklandTea & Coffee, $Oakland, Dimond
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • CBS

    Best Biscuits And Gravy In The Bay Area – CBS San Francisco

    CBS
  • Eater

    The Best East Bay Coffee Shops with Free Wifi

    Eater

Tomate Cafe

American, $, BerkeleyAmerican, $Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist

    The Best Restaurants In Berkeley Right Now

    Thrillist
  • Infatuation

    Where To Eat In Berkeley

    Infatuation

Cafe Monte Sion

Desserts, $, OaklandDesserts, $Oakland, South Stonehurst
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Gran Milan

Desserts, $, RichmondDesserts, $Richmond, Southwest Annex
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 28999 restaurants, and 2955 lists and articles from top sources like Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, USA Today and Berkeleyside Nosh. These top contenders have appeared in Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - Where to Find the Best Breakfast in SF's East Bay, USA Today - 10Best - Fuel Up on the Best Carbs in Berkeley at These Breakfast Spots and Berkeleyside Nosh - Nosh Guide: Breakfast & Brunch. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal 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.

  • Pinot Blanc with your cheese and spinach pancake

    A cheese and spinach pancake can be tricky to find a white wine pairing for. We would suggest trying Pinot Blanc. It will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal thanks to its smooth and dry.

  • The ideal pairing for apple and cinnamon filled crepe

    When ordering apple and cinnamon filled crepe, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Tokaji, a popular dessert wine.

Did you know?

  • A taste for luxury

    The most expensive omelette costs a whopping$1,000! Would you be willing to pay$1,000 for a fancy Zillion Dollar Lobster Frittata?

  • Once upon a time

    The next time you bite into a delicioustea remember to thank Emperor Shen Nong who is responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

  • A 2013-record from the Netherlands

    The waffle dates back to 2013 with an impressive record of 8 feet 1 inch in diameter , accomplishment by Stichting Gouda Oogst in the Netherlands.

Parking tips

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