The Best Breakfast Restaurants in Seattle

The OpenTable Team

From the streets of the legendary Pioneer Square to the cozy cafés within Capitol Hill and all the neighborhoods in between, Seattle has amazing breakfast spots that are worth the praise. It's within these small establishments that you'll find the some of the city's most amazing breakfast foods. Everything from traditional eggs and bacon dishes to Cajun flavors from the other side of the U.S. are available in Seattle. We found where the most in-the-know people were eating their breakfast in the Emerald City by searching through our data. Eat a breakfast burrito, sip on a mimosa, and take on views of the ocean—here’s where to go for the best breakfast in Seattle.

Restaurants:Tulio, Rider, Ruth's Chris Steak House - Seattle
Price Range:$$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian, Grill, Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Downtown

Tulio

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown
3,787 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Authentic
  • Romance
Tulio prides itself on using local ingredients from the Pacific Northwest and serving them in a way that recreates dishes from north Italy. Fresh seafood and an eclectic menu that Read more
88% recommended
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Rider

$$$$·Grill·
Downtown
471 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Good for a Date
Rider’s main attraction is their grilling for most meals, but they also have a unique breakfast menu with flavorful creations. The savory section of their breakfast menu includes mRead more
96% recommended
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Seattle

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
1,442 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
While a steakhouse may not be the first thing that comes to mind about breakfast, Ruth’s Chris opens early every day to serve guests with their first meal in a formal location. ManRead more
84% recommended
Group Bookings in Seattle
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Daniel's Broiler - Downtown Seattle

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
334 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
This restaurant is located downtown and is highly regarded by locals as a contender for the best breakfast in Seattle. They also happen to open early during the week for breakfast Read more
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Coastal Kitchen

$$$$·American·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
237 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
A great brunch spot, Coastal Kitchen has a number of highlights for those who want to check out the spot first thing in the morning. Breakfast is served every day and the menu consRead more
100% recommended
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Urbane

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
848 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Casual
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Urbane is unique because of its connection to the local history of the city, along with locally sourced ingredients. The interior decor tells a story that reflects the city's uniquRead more
88% recommended
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The Metropolitan Grill

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown
7,129 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
The Metropolitan Grill is probably one of the most highly regarded restaurants in the city, due to its formal setting and exclusive clientele. The menu reflects a traditional steakRead more
84% recommended
Best Service in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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The Fig & The Judge

$$$$·American·
Downtown
59 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
This location relies heavy on their concept of creating unique variations of foods from around the globe such as burgers topped with figs or Vietnamese styled French Crepes. These Read more
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Dragonfish Asian Cafe

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
551 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Casual
The first Asian-themed restaurant that makes the list, Dragonfish offers some of the best familiar dishes of China and Japan. Surprisingly, their breakfast menu is heavy on omeletsRead more
86% recommended
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Jimmy's on Broadway

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
217 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Business Meals
  • Good for a Date
Jimmy’s on Broadway is a real treat for those who want the traditional American breakfast with a modern spin. Breakfast starts early seven days a week, and the menu is filled with Read more
100% recommended
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STELLA.

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
324 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
The Dunbar Room places a special emphasis on its communal and social aspects, which include a jazz brunch every Sunday. The breakfast menu is served daily, and has a large selectioRead more
89% recommended
Brunch in Seattle
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Lola Seattle

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Downtown
3,688 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
This may be the most popular and frequently booked restaurant on the entire list for the best breakfast in Seattle. The Mediterranean-themed breakfast options include gravlax and GRead more
98% recommended
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Shaker + Spear

$$$$·Seafood·
Belltown / Pike Place Market
1,156 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Located on Second Avenue just a couple of blocks from the ocean, it is no surprise that this is a seafood establishment. The emphasis here is on coastal seafood that is unique to SRead more
98% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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Goldfinch Tavern at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle

$$$$·Regional American (Northwest)·
Downtown
970 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
This is a tavern with the themes of the frontier and lumberjack décor. The breakfast menu focuses on locally sourced coffee and the kinds of traditional breakfast foods you would eRead more
98% recommended
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Outlier

$$$$·American·
Downtown
363 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Lunch
  • Comfort Food
The outlier is a fixture of downtown Seattle that tends to be popular with locals and frequently booked due to its consistently great service over the years. The breakfast menu cenRead more
91% recommended
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Toulouse Petit Kitchen & Lounge

$$$$·American·
Queen Anne
2,585 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
This is the first and only restaurant on the list to feature French cuisine and the feel of the French Quarter in New Orleans, which is a standout in Seattle. The breakfast menu heRead more
93% recommended
Brunch in Seattle
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Julia's on Broadway

$$$$·American·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
73 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Group Bookings
  • Brunch
As the name suggests, Broadway shows inspire the theme of this spot near Interstate 5 and East Thomas Street. Julia’s opens a bit later than the other locations every day, and theiRead more
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Six Seven Restaurant & Lounge

$$$$·Seafood·
Waterfront / Belltown
2,546 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
This is another seafood spot, but Six Seven is directly on the ocean off of Alaskan Way. This restaurant is situated underneath the famous Edgewater, which is the only waterfront hRead more
91% recommended
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