D.C. November 19, 2016
These 15 Amazing Breakfast Spots In Washington DC Will Make Your Morning Epic
Some days, especially in the winter, there are many reasons to get out of bed early in Washington DC. Except for when you want a really delicious breakfast and that is something Washington DC has plenty to offer. These are the 15 best breakfast spots in Washington DC that are worth waking up to experience. As a bonus, many of these serve breakfast all day!
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. Jimmy T’s Place - 501 E Capitol St SE
Jimmy T’s is an infamous old fashioned dinner in Capitol Hill. What it lacks in frills, it makes ups for in food. At great prices, with delicious coffee, you cannot go wrong grabbing a satisfying American breakfast at Jimmy T’s.
2. The Diner - 2453 18th St NW
A place called The Diner had to make the list! You can get breakfast 24 hours a day at this Adams Morgan spot. And they are just as good late as night as they are in the morning, especially if you just finished bar hopping.
3. District Taco - 1309 F St NW
Tacos for breakfast? You will love them. District Taco does just a good of a job serving up delicious breakfast tacos as they do with their regular favorites later on in the day.
4. Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken - 1308 G St NW
Nothing quite beats the donuts at Astro’s but if you need something with a little protein, the fried chicken breakfast sandwich will win you over.
5. Lincoln’s Waffle Shop - 504 10th St NW
Waffle fans will love this iconic Washington DC eatery but there is plenty for non-waffle fans as well. It’s a classic laid back old fashioned diner that serves a great cup of coffee and delicious grits.
6. Wicked Waffle - 1712 I St NW
Whether you love sweet or savory, you will find something to satisfy your tastebuds at the Wicked Waffle. In addition to traditional waffles, they also serve waffle sandwiches, which are incredibly satisfying.
7. Florida Avenue Grill - 1100 Florida Ave NW
Florida Avenue Grill is a Washington DC classic that has been serving up delicious breakfast since 1944. For down home and filling breakfast, look no further than the Florida Avenue Grill.
8. Osman & Joe’s Steak ’n Egg Kitchen - 4700 Wisconsin Ave NW
Another well known “greasy spoon” type diner, Osman & Joe’s is often know as Steak ’n’ Egg to the locals. The portions are huge here and you will want to eat every single bite because they are that delicious.
9. Ted’s Bulletin - 505 8th St SE
Ted’s Bulletin has expanded to have locations in the area but the Capitol Hill is one of the most popular locations. They have an old-school speak easy type vibe with high quality food. Try the pop-tarts and you won’t regret it.
10. Tony’s Breakfast - 1387 H St NE
Tony’s serves southern style food that is budget-friendly. One of DC’s hidden gems, their go-to boxes are fantastic when you are in a rush.
11. Open City - 2331 Calvert St NW
Open City serves breakfast all day so you can’t miss their mouth-watering meals, even if you like to sleep in. There’s usually a wait but if you can grab a seat on their patio when the weather’s nice, it will be one of your favorite dining experiences in the city.
12. Commissary - 1443 P St NW
A popular Logan Circle cafe, Commissary has a diverse menu and you can get breakfast any time of day here. They also support “honest pricing” so a good meal won’t break the bank like most DC spots.
13. Busboys & Poets - 2021 14th St NW
Busboys & Poets is an artsy, funky and fun DC spot that everyone has to go to at least once. It' a combination bookstore and restaurant that frequently hosts readings, open mic nights and political events. And their food is not to be missed.
14. Moxie’s - 1020 19th St NW
Moxie’s is an adorable cafe that’s open for breakfast and lunch. Their touch screen ordering system allows for quick and easy ordering. They serve flavorful breakfast sandwiches that they serve all day and if you happen to come by for lunch, pick up one of their signature ice cream sandwiches.
15. A Baked Joint - 440 K St NW
A Baked Joint is an airy cafe specializing in house-baked bread, fantastic pastries and a large menu of delicious breakfast foods. There’s no sign so look for the American flag!
And then if you are still hungry for lunch,
try one of the 10 best sandwich shops in DC.