Breakfast can improve your memory, help you concentrate, and help you to maintain a healthy weight. With these five places for breakfast in Phoenix, you’ll be set to take on the day.
Classic waffle at Matt’s Big Breakfast, Phoenix
Matt’s Big Breakfast
Even though Matt’s moved into a bigger location last fall, crowds still line up at the door to nosh on classic breakfast food from cage-free eggs and real maple syrup to kitchen specialties like the Five Spot, which features eggs, thick-cut bacon, melted cheese and grilled onions between a soft bread roll.
801 North 1st Street, Phoenix
The Breakfast Club
With breakfast being your healthiest meal of the day, only the freshest ingredients are used at The Breakfast Club. With a homey ambience, this Scottsdale favorite serves up classic home-cooking, featuring breakfast items like Belgian waffles, benedict-style eggs and build-your-own omelette.
4400 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
Original Pancake House
The Original Pancake House takes your pancake craving seriously, offering standouts like buckwheat, bacon and blueberry. For a little something sweet, try the oven-roasted Dutch Baby, topped with butter, lemon and powdered sugar.
6810 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale
Choose from breakfast favorites like eggs any way you can imagine them, omelettes and french toast. If you’re feeling ambitious, try the restaurant’s own twists on breakfast food, like the “Wolf Pack,” which includes a heart-palpitating combo of eggs, bacon and cheese sandwiched between layers of hash browns.
North Scottsdale: 9375 E. Bell Road, 480-270-3447
Phoenix: 4730 E. Indian School Road, 602-468-3447
Don’t fill up right away on some of the best macarons you’ve ever had outside of Paris – this cute, French-inspired cafe serves up breakfast greats like eggs with mashed-potato cake, sauteed mushrooms, toast and European-style breakfast sausage.
825 W University Dr., Tempe