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The 9 Best Breakfast Places Near South Lake Union, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

If we know we are visiting these breakfast spots in South Lake Union we leap out of bed for some of the best eggs in town! We referred to top food blogs and incorporated millions of diner and critic reviews to find the best breakfasts. Rise and shine and start your day with great sausages and gravy, smoothies, and omelets at these South Lake Union diners.

Find the perfect Breakfast

Portage Bay Cafe - South Lake Union

American, $$, South Lake UnionAmerican, $$Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.3
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

Fresh Flours

Tea & Coffee, $, South Lake UnionTea & Coffee, $Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

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

    Eater, 2020

Grand Central Bakery

American, $$, South Lake UnionAmerican, $$Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Caffè Torino

Tea & Coffee, $$, South Lake UnionTea & Coffee, $$Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip, 2016

    The 10 Best Breakfast Spots In South Lake Union, Seattle

    CultureTrip, 2016

If you travel further

Bakery Nouveau

Bakery, $$, Capitol HillBakery, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation, 2020

    24 Excellent Spots For Weekday Breakfasts

    Infatuation, 2020
  • TimeOut, 2019

    Best Breakfast

    TimeOut, 2019

Biscuit Bitch

Tea & Coffee, $, BelltownTea & Coffee, $Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • The Stranger, 2019

    Seattle's Favorite Breakfast & Brunch Spots

    The Stranger, 2019
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    16 Breakfast Sandwiches to Start Your Day Off Right

    SeattleMet, 2019

Glo's

American, $$, Capitol HillAmerican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • The Stranger, 2019

    Seattle's Favorite Breakfast & Brunch Spots

    The Stranger, 2019
  • Infatuation, 2020

    24 Excellent Spots For Weekday Breakfasts

    Infatuation, 2020

B-Side

American, $, Capitol HillAmerican, $Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • The Stranger, 2019

    Seattle's Favorite Breakfast & Brunch Spots

    The Stranger, 2019
  • Infatuation, 2020

    24 Excellent Spots For Weekday Breakfasts

    Infatuation, 2020

Le Panier French Bakery

Bakery, $$, DowntownBakery, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Yelp

    Best Croissants in Seattle

    Yelp
  • Foursquare

    The 15 Best Places for Croissants in Seattle

    Foursquare

How was this list created?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in South Lake Union. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 10951 restaurants in Seattle, 1095134 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1286 lists and articles from experts at Infatuation, The Stranger and SeattleMet and more. All with some boam magic. These spots have been featured in Infatuation - 24 Excellent Spots For Weekday Breakfasts, The Stranger - Seattle's Favorite Breakfast & Brunch Spots and SeattleMet - 16 Breakfast Sandwiches to Start Your Day Off Right. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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