10 Must-Eat Breakfast Spots in Seattle of 2014

WHATS THE MOST IMPORTANT MEAL OF THE DAY? Breakfast of course! We’ve picked 10 of our favorite breakfast spots to help you fulfill your pancakes, biscuits, waffles, and benedict cravings. The below has been carefully selected based on the Chef’s mastery for taste, creativity and quality.

1) Geraldine’s Counter 
Dish recommendation:
Geraldine’s French Toast
Located in the corner of Columbia City’s downtown district, you’ll find a cozy restaurant that serves the best French Toast around, three thick slices, with the perfect crispy buttery outer layer, and a custardy inner center topped with seasonal fresh fruit and homemade maple syrup over the top.

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2) Serious Biscuit
Dish recommendation: 
The Zach” Biscuit with fried chicken, tabasco black pepper gravy, bacon and a fried egg
Tom Douglas is serious about his biscuit’s at local eatery Serious Biscuit. Guests can get their hands on freshly baked biscuits that are crispy, buttery and slammed with a creamy gravy sauce.

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3) Terra Plata
Dish recommendation: 
Manchego Biscuits” with chorizo gravy and a poached egg.
The Manchego Biscuits are made with locally sourced ingredients from local growers and artisan producers who practice organic, sustainable farming. The gravy has a nice punch to the dish which compliments well with the cheesy, buttery bread and the perfectly cooked egg yolk.

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4) Toulouse Petit
Dish recommendation: 
Shrimp creole, cheese grits and perfectly poached eggs.
This New Orleans-inspired restaurant in Queen Anne serves up fresh beignets all the way to grits. We’ve selected a dish that speaks to the heart of the Chef, a classic shrimp creole with cheesy grits that does not hold back. If you’re available in the mornings, take advantage of the Toulouse ‘Breakfast Happy Hour’ where most items on the Breakfast Menu are only $9.00 every Monday – Friday from 8am – 11am.

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5) Ma’ono Fried Chicken and Whisky  
Dish recommendation: 
Best Corned Beef Hash
In February of 2012, Mark & Marjorie transformed Spring Hill Restaurant & Bar to Ma‘ono Fried Chicken & Whisky for those that were wondering. Although not completely Hawaiian, one of our favorite dishes is the Corned Beef Hash, simple ingredients with a ton of flavor.
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6) Tilikum Place
Best recommendation: 
Sweet potato and Dungeness crab Benedict with caramelized vegetables and herbed hollandaise
 

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7) Din Tai Fung
Best recommendation: 
Shrimp & Pork Wonton w/ Spicy Sauce
 

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8) Portage Bay
Best recommendation: 
Pancakes with fresh ingredients at the pancake bar

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9) Stopsky’s Delicatessen
Best recommendation: 
Signature latkes benedict & the Stopsky’s burger
 

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10) Cafe Lago
Best recommendation: 
Breakfast pizza with an egg

Written by Charles

Charles Koh founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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