Sometimes, the only thing that’s going to hit the spot is a hearty breakfast. Whether you’re looking for a go-to breakfast joint to get your morning started or a delicious breakfast-for-dinner option, there are plenty of options here in the Buckeye State. The following are 11 of our favorite Ohio restaurants where breakfast is served all day. See how many you’ve been to before:
1. Fred's Diner (Akron)
With breakfast anytime, a down-home atmosphere and fast service, this is the perfect local dive to eat and run when you need a hearty meal for a long day ahead. (Pictured is the Country Fried Steak and Eggs.) It is located at 930 Home Ave., Akron, OH 44310.
2. Jack Flaps (Cleveland)
For breakfast and brunch with a twist, check out Jack Flaps Urban Breakfast Shoppe in Ohio City. Pictured is the Happy Jack waffle, featuring local five-star brand all-beef hotdog, garlicky greens and everything bagel cream cheese. Jack Flaps is located at 3900 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113.
3. Sugar n' Spice (Cincinnati)
If the bright colors on the outside don't warm your heart, the picture perfect breakfast food in the inside will. This 75-year-old local landmark is famous for its "huge fluffy omelettes and wispy thin pancakes." Sugar n' Spice is located at 4381 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45229.
4. Anne’s Kitchen Southern Style (Powell)
Anne’s Kitchen Southern Style in Powell, Ohio features some outstanding sausage gravy and biscuits that keep locals and visitors alike coming back for more. Since everything here is Southern style, you really can't go wrong with any menu item here. It's ALL delicious. You'll find it at 240 N Liberty St., Powell, OH 43065.
5. Legacy Pancake House (Dayton)
Where the portions are hearty and the pancakes are fluffy; Legacy Pancake House is located at 1510 N Keowee St. Dayton, OH 45404.
6. Schmucker's (Toledo)
In addition to their unbelievably delicious homemade pies, this third-generation family diner has been serving up what is arguably the Toledo area's best breakfast since 1948. Pictured are fresh blueberry pancakes with a side of bacon. Schmucker's is located at 2103 N. Reynolds Rd., Toledo, OH 43615.
7. Tommy's Diner (Columbus)
For some of central Ohio's best breakfast, lunch and brunch options, be sure to check out Tommy's Diner, where you'll feel right at home. (Pictured is the sticky bun waffle.) Tommy's Diner is located at 914 W Broad St., Columbus, OH 43222.
8. Nutcracker Family Restaurant (Pataskala)
This family favorite 50s style diner features authentic jukeboxes, breakfast served all day and some of the best omelettes and eggs Benedict around. Nutcracker Family Restaurant is located at 63 E. Broad St., Pataskala, OH 43062.
9. Magic City Diner (Barberton)
For fabulous breakfast and brunch options, you'll want to check out this gem. Pictured is the Waffle Breakfast Sandwich Special with ham, cheese and egg on a cheddar waffle. Magic City Diner is located at 451 Fairview Ave., Barberton, OH 44203.
10. Golden Nugget Pancake House (Dayton)
You can definitely expect a wait on a weekend morning at the Golden Nugget, but their large signature omelets and hearty pancakes make the wait worth it. Golden Nugget is open until 3 p.m., (and 3:30 p.m. on the weekends,) and is located at 2932 S Dixie Dr. Dayton, OH 45409.
11. Star Diner (Maumee)
Hidden in a strip mall, Star Diner features amazing breakfast food that keeps Toledo area locals and visors alike coming back for more. (Pictured: Banana Foster French Toast.) Star Diner is located at 457 W Dussel Dr., Maumee, OH 43537.
Have you been to any of these restaurants before? What other restaurants should be added to this list? Let us know!