7 go-to spots for breakfast in Birmingham you should try now

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Savory brunch for the win. (Big Bad Breakfast)

Roughly 97% of Americans agree breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but if you’re a late sleeper like me, you probably know the pains of missing breakfast hours. Late sleepers and breakfast lovers, keep reading to find out where you can get breakfast in Birmingham.

1. Over Easy

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You know it’s gonna be good when the butter is whipped. (Over Easy)

For the savory brunch fan, you’ll want to stop by Over Easy. As you can probably guess, this restaurant is the breakfast hub. Become the main character at this retro-diner aesthetic while enjoying a hearty breakfast.

Chris Z’s

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Chris Z’S Express on 6th Avenue South. (Pat Byington / Bham Now)

Need catering at the last minute? Call Chris Z’s. They offer some of the best breakfast in Birmingham—catering edition. You won’t regret ordering their smoked special, especially if you love sausage egg cheese biscuits.

Big Bad Breakfast

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French toast anyone? (Big Bad Breakfast)

Calling all brunch fanatics. If you’re not asleep, grab a bite at Big Bad Breakfast. Their avocado toast is exactly what you’re looking for if you love something small + filling.

Metro Diner

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Avocado toast to go, please. (Metro Diner)

If you haven’t jumped on the chicken and waffle train, this is your sign to do it. Metro Diner is the place for hot breakfast in Birmingham, so you won’t be let down.

The Original Pancake House

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A Birmingham staple. (The Original Pancake House)

Nothing beats a fluffy pancake at non. Nestled on the corner of Five Points South, The Original Pancake House has the best variety of pancakes around. Like the controversial pineapple on pizza, then you’ll want to try their Hawaiin pancakes. They’re made with crushed pineapple bits!

Birmingham Breadworks

Birmingham Breadworks
Picture-perfect. (Birmingham Breadworks)

If you’re wanting to master that girl aesthetic, then you’ll want to grab your lowkey breakfast here. Birmingham Breadworks offers breakfast pastries like croissants that are the perfect blend of tasty + beautiful, making for the perfect Instagramable brunch.

Red Cat Coffee House

Red Cat
Say cheese. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

If you make it in time, you should grab a breakfast pastry at Red Cat. Every person with a major sweet tooth will vouch for the blueberry pop-tart. It’s definitely on my top three list for best pastries in Birmingham.

What’s your go-to spot for breakfast in Birmingham? Let us know on Instagram @BhamNow.

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Summer Guffey

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