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The 8 Best Breakfast Places Near Ballard, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

It’s morning and that means you need coffee and eggs! These Ballard diners make the best breakfast in town. We analyzed the top review sites and diner and expert opinions to compile this ultimate list of breakfast spots! Rise and shine and start your day with great sausages and gravy, smoothies, and omelets at these Ballard diners.

Find the perfect Breakfast

Biscuit and Bean

Tea & Coffee, $, BallardTea & Coffee, $Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    16 Breakfast Sandwiches to Start Your Day Off Right

    SeattleMet, 2019
  • Yelp

    Best biscuits and gravy in Seattle

    Yelp

Café Besalu

Tea & Coffee, $$, BallardTea & Coffee, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Buy Fresh Bread and Pastries for Takeout or Delivery in Seattle Right Now

    Eater, 2020
  • Yelp

    Best Croissants in Seattle

    Yelp

Portage Bay Cafe - Ballard

New American, $$, BallardNew American, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • The Stranger, 2019

    Seattle's Favorite Breakfast & Brunch Spots

    The Stranger, 2019
  • Foursquare

    The 15 Best Places for Eggs in Seattle

    Foursquare

Watson's Counter

Korean, $$, BallardKorean, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Yelp

    Best French Toast in Seattle

    Yelp
  • The Stranger, 2019

    20 Unique Seattle Waffles to Try for National Waffle Day

    The Stranger, 2019

Alison's Coastal Cafe & Bakery

Bakery, $, BallardBakery, $Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Caffe Umbria

Tea & Coffee, $$, BallardTea & Coffee, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • The Stranger, 2017

    The Stranger's Guide to the Best Coffee Shops in Seattle

    The Stranger, 2017

Salt and Sugar Cafe and Bakery

$, Ballard$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Sea Wolf Bakers

Bakery, $$, FremontBakery, $$Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Yelp

    Best Croissants in Seattle

    Yelp
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Buy Fresh Bread and Pastries for Takeout or Delivery in Seattle Right Now

    Eater, 2020

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 10951 Seattle restaurants, 1095134 reviews, and 1286 top lists and articles from the likes of The Stranger and SeattleMet. The restaurants you see have been featured in The Stranger - Seattle's Favorite Breakfast & Brunch Spots, SeattleMet - 16 Breakfast Sandwiches to Start Your Day Off Right and The Stranger - The Stranger's Guide to the Best Coffee Shops in Seattle. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. 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.

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