Food Paradise: Breakfast Paradise

  (7 restaurants)    
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Loveless Cafe ($$)
(2921 ratings)

8400 Hwy 100 Map It!
Nashville, TN 37221
(615) 646-9700
  • Famous Loveless Cafe Country Ham (7oz)
    served w/ two eggs, red-eye gravy & choice of grits, hash brown casserole, or home fried potatoes, plus hot biscuits & homemade preserves
  • Biscuits
    made by the "Biscuit Lady" (Carol Fay); Martha Stewart tried to get the recipe (but didn't get it); looks good
  • Country Ham
  • Hashbrown Casserole
4.5 out of 5
2921 ratings
opened in 1952; Southern cooking; known for their biscuits, they serve 4,000 to 7,000 biscuits a day; also a 14-room motel; Other Recipes: Peach Glazed Ham with Peach Corn Relish
Pancake Pantry ($$)
(2427 ratings)

1796 21st Ave S Map It!
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 383-9333
  • Santa Fe (Pancakes)
    3 stone-ground cornmeal pancakes w/ chunks of bacon, cheddar & roasted green chiles cooked inside; recommended w/ maple syrup, hot picante salsa & sour cream
  • Sweet Potato Pancakes
    most popular; looks good
  • Village Smithy Sante Fe Cornmeal Pancakes
    Three stone-ground cornmeal pancakes with chunks of bacon, Cheddar cheese, and roasted green chiles cooked inside. Recommended with maple syrup, hot picante salsa, and sour cream; "one of the coolest, best thing I've ever tried"-Adam Richman
4.0 out of 5
2427 ratings
#48 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); opened in 1961; Nashville breakfast mecca; 23 pancake variations; long lines; where QB Ingle Martin ate growing up
Petite Abeille [CLOSED] ($$)
(1177 ratings)

44 W 17th St Map It!
New York, NY 10011
(212) 727-2989
  • Brussels Waffles
    more like the traditional waffles w/ fruit toppings and whipped cream; offer 7 different types of toppings
  • Liege Waffles
    heavier, sweeter and eaten plain
4.0 out of 5
1177 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1996; specialize in Belgian cuisine; petite abeille translates to "little bee"; 3 other locations in NYC; kid friendly
Cereality Bar and Cafe [CLOSED] ($)
(22 ratings)

1315 Pacific Ave Map It!
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 425-1997
  • Cereal
    over 2 dozen cereals to choose from + choice of 30 toppings; choose either 1 of 16 standard combos or "cereal my way" (mix and match yourself); customers choose from their favorite brands and toppings; pajama-clad Cereologists fill the orders; served in Chinese take-out container
3.5 out of 5
22 ratings
Machine Shed Restaurant ($$)
(412 ratings)

11151 Hickman Rd Map It!
Urbandale, IA 50322
(515) 270-6818
  • Farmer's Daughter
    one "AA" egg and your choice of a slice of smoked ham, smoked country sausage, two strips of thick cut Applewood smoked bacon or sausage (two links or one patty)
  • Hungry Man's Breakfast
    three "AA" eggs as you like them, complete with our American fries, plus smoked country sausage, thick-cut Applewood smoked bacon, a slice of smoked ham and two large fluffy buttermilk pancakes topped with butter and warm syrup
  • Shed's Famous Cinnamon Roll
    HUGE award-winning rolls feature real butter cream frosting; looks good
3.5 out of 5
412 ratings
est. 1978; country farm décor w/ servers dressed in bibs overalls; "Dedicated to the American Farmer" (from its website); everything made from scratch; say "I love eggs!" and you get an extra egg
Swingers [CLOSED] ($$)
(1244 ratings)

802 Broadway Map It!
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 393-9793
  • Breakfast Foods
    served all day and night
3.5 out of 5
1244 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2000; 60's style décor; late night institution; Tom Hanks, Janet Jackson have visited; movie "Knocked Up" was filmed here
Murray's Bagels ($)
(1032 ratings)

500 Ave Of The Americas Map It!
New York, NY 10011
(212) 462-2830
  • "LEO"
    lox, eggs and onions on a bagel; owner's father's (Murray) favorite; looks good
  • Bagels
    hand-rolled artisan style; looks good
3.0 out of 5
1032 ratings
opened in 1996; owner quit wall street exec position and opened Murray's named after his father from whom he learned his love of bagels; make over 4,000 bagels every day; bagels not sold at end of day is donated to City Harvest who feed the homeless (very cool!)
Food Paradise: Breakfast Paradise   (7 restaurants)