Looking for where to go for breakfast or brunch in my hometown of Oklahoma City? From trendy, designer restaurants to hometown favorites that I have been frequenting since I was a kid, to vegan and vegetarian options- this list of Oklahoma City breakfast restaurants is sure to have something on it to please everyone!
The 18 Best Breakfast Oklahoma City Restaurants
1101 N Broadway Ave. // +1 405-609-8936
Hatch has quickly become one of the most popular breakfast spots in Oklahoma City. After my last visit, it’s easy to see why- the menu is delicious and the industrial-chic interior is simply gorgeous.
You can find classic items such as steak and eggs, biscuits and gravy, and chicken-fried steak on the menu. There are also several Mexican-inspired items including breakfast street tacos and migas. I also enjoyed the Chieftain’s Revenge with spicy grits and beer-braised pork.
Also look for specialty items such as the breakfast Cuban, chicken fried eggs, the Tuscan Anne Benedict. If you’re in the mood for something sweet you can choose three pancakes from their menu to create your own pancake flight!
If you’re looking for a lighter start to the day Hatch has a lighter section. It includes their bruleed oatmeal and avocado toast. Or, if you arrive later and you’re not in a breakfast mood, Hatch also has lunch items you can choose from including burgers, soups, and salads.
15124 Lleyton’s Court // + 1 405-242-4161
Neighborhood Jam prides themselves on serving American classic dishes with creative twists in a laid-back, modern space. Their menu features specialty dishes like pineapple bourbon pancakes, topped with caramelized Hawaiian pineapple and a pineapple bourbon sauce before being finished with a lemon cream swirl and a drizzle of caramel.
If you’re not craving something sweet you could go for one of the six versions of eggs benedict on their Bennie menu. Options include a crab cake bennie or a Mexican version with corn tortillas layered with green chile pulled pork, poached eggs, and a green chile hollandaise.
My daughter, having a sweet tooth, would surely love their French toast made with Challah bread, banana orange custard, mascarpone, fresh berries, and finished with powdered sugar.
I would be more likely to go for the Decadent pig- five pieces of candied bacon meant to be shared, but that’s completely optional of course!
Recovering from a big night out the night before? Maybe check out The Heap: hash browns covered with cheddar, two eggs your way, choice of meat, avocado, pico, cotija cheese, and chives.
If you’re feeling healthy, you can choose from acai and quinoa bowls, oatmeal dishes, or homemade granola and yogurt topped with fresh fruit.
835 W Sheridan Ave Ste. 100 // +1-405-212-2346
Stitch has a bold motto “Intentionally crafted, ethically sourced, sustainably seasonal, but more importantly — damn delicious.” I set out to find out if they could live up to their own hype.
As it turns out, they can.
Stitch was one of my favorite new finds during my recent visit home. In fact, it’s the only place I ate at more than once while I was in town.
The menu features a ton of healthy options that are so delicious you won’t know you’re eating healthy.
Examples include a chia bowl made with almond milk and topped with granola made in-house and seasonal fruit or choose from one of their bagels that they have overnighted daily from NY Bagel Company. Bagel schmears include herb, plain, berry, or seasonal schmears. On my next visit, I want to try the red pepper and jalapeno bagel with a berry schmear.
My favorite item I tried was the breakfast bowl made with organic roasted sweet potatoes, lemony braised kale, maple bacon, avocado, and topped with a poached egg and sesame seeds.
Of course, you can also find the classic avocado toast and a breakfast burrito that sounded tempting as well.
I predict Stitch will be one of my go-to during return visits to Oklahoma City.
1212 N Walker Ave #100 // +1 405-525-9235
Before Waffle Champion moved to a brick and mortar store, they served the very best breakfast in Oklahoma City out of a food truck. They were immensely popular and soon became a staple on the OKC breakfast scene. I still remember my daughter and I queueing up for breakfast at their truck many times.
You won’t find your standard breakfast menu here. They serve things like Avocado Toast, Breakfast Tacos, Crab Benedict, and a Chicken & Waffles Sammie that comes with crispy leeks and Tabasco honey.
Although waffles are a regular occurrence on their menu, you’ll find all kinds of other food served there that you can have for brunch, lunch, or whenever you get a craving.
324 N Robinson Ave. // +1 405-763-5911
Once home to Paul R. Braniff’s airline company, Kitchen No. 324 has taken residence in this historic building, claiming the address as part of its name.
They open at 7 am every morning, but they actually start their day 3 hours earlier, handcrafting everything they serve using local and organic foods from sustainable farmers nearby.
Until 10:30 am you can order anything off the breakfast menu, including Kitchen Green Eggs & Ham, Hot Chicken Biscuit, Fried Green Tomato Benedict, and many more dishes inspired by restaurants around the world.
Stop here for breakfast sometimes, and you’ll not only get a fresh taste of the delicious food they serve but get to experience a little bit of OKC history.
3325 N Classen Blvd. // +1 405-602-2883
Family owned and operated by the Del Cid family, Café Kacao uses traditional Guatemalan recipes handed down through various generations.
To embrace the culture they came from, they named their restaurant after the cacao (chocolate) bean, which was once used as a form of currency among the Mayan and Aztecs, long before they discovered the rich flavor these beans could provide.
This Oklahoma City breakfast hotspot features a menu full of homestyle Guatemalan favorites and Latin themed cuisine. Ingredients you’ll see used often are black beans and homemade corn tortillas balanced with choices of chorizo, Asada, or Guatemalan sausage.
They also serve fresh Guatemalan coffee, delivered to their store no more than 48 hours before being served to customers. This coffee offers rich and spicy flavors that pair well with the delicious breakfast items on their menu.
3701 N Youngs Blvd. // +1 405-946-8444
If you’re looking for more European-inspired cuisine, Ingrid’s Kitchen offers the best in Euro-American specialties. Recently featured on Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives”, Ingrid’s is called “Oklahoma’s best-kept secret”.
In addition to traditional Reubens and bratwurst, you’ll find home-baked pastries, cakes, pies, and several different types of bread to choose from.
7408 N May Ave. // +1 405-840-3047
Since they were boys, brothers Michel and Alain Buthion knew they wanted to be involved in the food and beverage industry. The two embarked to the states, eventually finding their way to Oklahoma City where they started La Baguette Bistro.
While Michel handles the business and marketing side of things, his brother Alain a master chef makes and serves to their guests the very best in French food wine.
For breakfast, you can find your traditional favorites (eggs, toast, and pancakes), but they also have French-inspired breakfast creations like crepes, croques, and a sandwich called Bonjour Paris, which is scrambled eggs, ham, bacon, and swiss cheese served on a hot croissant.
8014 N Western Ave. // +1 405-761-8886
At a restaurant called Good Gravy, you will naturally assume that they serve gravy with many of their meals. What you may not expect, is to have a choice of over forty gravy recipes!
For breakfast, you can order traditional favorites like eggs with bacon or sausage, toast, hash browns, and biscuits and gravy.
Among the many gravy flavors, they offer you are Brown, Cream, Hamburger, Jalapeno, Sausage, Chorizo, Maple Bacon, and so much more.
They even have a few gravies that you can only get on Saturdays and Sundays. Any of their gravies can be served on your biscuits at breakfast, or your mashed potatoes at lunch/dinner.
If you’re looking for some homemade comfort food for breakfast, this is the place to stop and indulge.
916 NW 6th St. // +1 405-778-8861
Stop at the Sunnyside Diner, where it’s always time for Sunday morning breakfast in Oklahoma City. Breakfast is served all day, along with their equally tasty brunch and lunch menu.
Sunnyside has three locations to choose from for some of the best breakfast in downtown OKC: 916 NW 6th Street, 824 SW 89th Street, and 9148 N MacArthur Blvd.
Choose from Sunday morning classics like Hangry man, Biscuits ‘n’ Gravy, Chicken Fried Steak & Eggs, or select your choice of pancakes, French toast, Eggs Benedict, or omelets stuffed with all the meats, veggies, and cheeses you could want.
If you decide to come back for lunch, be sure to finish with a dessert of peanut pie or one of their hand-dipped ice cream shakes.
530 NW 23rd St. // +1 405-525-8226
Big Truck Tacos is another great spot for Mexican-inspired breakfasts. Though you might guess that this business primarily serves out of food trucks, you would only be half right. They do have a brick-and-mortar location, which can be found at 530 N.W. 23rd street.
However, they also provide catering by way of a food truck driven out to your location and served to your guests. Whatever your catering needs are, Big Truck Tacos can help.
Their delicious breakfast menu is served till 10:45 am, and Friday and Saturday late evening from 10 pm till midnight. You can order breakfast tacos, burritos, and scrambled egg dishes mixed with various meats, cheeses, veggies, and tortilla chips.
You can even build your own breakfast taco using only the ingredients that you want.
The next time you’re looking for the best breakfast in OKC, be sure to stop at Big Truck to see what they’re all about.
605 NW 28th St Ste A // +1 405-605-6660
Looking for some Sunday brunch in OKC? Look no further than Buttermilk Paseo. As the name suggests, this family-friendly breakfast and brunch spot serves delicious homemade buttermilk biscuits that will simply melt in your mouth.
You can order various sandwiches made with their tasty biscuits, French toast made from biscuits, Buttermilk Debris, Brunch Bowl, Chicken and Biscuits, and more.
If you plan to stop here for breakfast or brunch, don’t waste any time because every day they are only open till 2 pm.
1501 NW 23rd St. // +1 405-601-1354
At syrup. you have the chance to enjoy some delicious breakfast options while also helping support various causes.
The causes that syrup. supports change every now and then, but they include such things as helping orphanages, disaster relief, providing clean water (or digging clean water wells), supporting missionaries, and helping families and businesses in their local community.
At the time of this article, their two main projects are helping the Center for Children and Families in Norman, Oklahoma and supporting the Langa Township in Cape Town, South Africa.
You can order from their menu a variety of waffle and pancake options, chicken and waffles, spinach salad for brunch, and Smileycakes for the little ones.
Just like Buttermilk Paseo, they are only open each day till 1 or 2 pm, so keep that in mind when planning out your day.
5124 N Classen Blvd. // +1 405-842-0428
Breakfast in OKC wouldn’t be complete without a cozy breakfast diner that provides a Mexican twist to the menu. At Classen Grill, the outside may not look like much, but the inside is clean with friendly staff and delicious breakfast options.
Be sure to try their fresh-squeezed orange juice or a mimosa. Then pair it with anything off their delicious homestyle breakfast menu. Options include Fry & Eggs (chicken fried steak served with eggs and biscuits and gravy), Breakfast Quesadilla, Memphis French Toast, Eggs Benedict, Classen Grill Potatoes, Buttermilk Pancakes, or a Blueberry Waffle.
Every weekend they offer a different special, so you likely won’t get the same thing twice. Some of their weekend specials in the past have been a Texas Breakfast Sandwich, Kentucky Debris, California Omelet, Porky Omelet, and Breakfast Tostadas.
3122 N Classen Blvd. // +1 405-525-3430
If you’re looking for one of the best vegetarian breakfast places in OKC, The Red Cup has exactly what you need.
Since 1995, owner Kurt Orth has welcomed patrons and visitors from every walk of life, offering them the best in vegetarian cuisine.
Recently he fine-tuned the restaurant’s menu (which was only mostly vegetarian) to be completely meat-free, even using milk and dairy alternatives. This has resulted in a nearly vegan culinary experience that has to be tasted to be believed.
Breakfast options include Oats with brown sugar, cinnamon, pecan, and raising; Goat ‘fast, made with banana, pecan, coconut yogurt, maple, and raisin; a Bagelwich, which consists of a sesame bagel, scrambled tofu, tomato, onion, pepper, and cashew cheese sauce; and much more.
If you wish to use real eggs with any of your breakfast meals, you must mention that to the server upon placing your order. Otherwise, they will use tofu by default.
309 S Agnew Ave. // +1 405-236-0416
Vegetarian or vegan menus may not be your thing. If you need something with more meat, head over to Cattlemen’s Steakhouse. They have been featured on “Man Vs. Food”, a show by Food Network’s Guy Fieri and the Travel Channel, as well as by various magazines, and recently won the Oklahoma Gazette’s “Best Steak” Award.
Cattlemen’s has been in business for over 100 years, serving the best steaks, breakfasts, and coffee in the state.
This steakhouse is a steak lover’s dream come true. For breakfast alone you get your choice of T-bone steak, strip sirloin, top sirloin steak, filet mignon, rib-eye steak, small filet, dinner steak, chopped sirloin, pepper steak, ham steak, chicken fried steak, or a small sirloin breakfast steak, all of which are served with two eggs, hashbrown potatoes, and your choice of buttered toast or biscuits.
And that’s just the beginning.
They also serve hotcakes, various omelets, Texas toast sandwiches, and any breakfast drink you could possibly want.
If steak is your breakfast meat of choice, Cattleman’s will not disappoint.
900 W Main St. // +1 405-982-6960
The building that Mary Eddy’s Kitchen x Lounge is currently housed in used to be the home of a Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant. When the restaurant was first established, it was named after the wife of Fred Jones. Fred Jones was one of the plant’s first employees and later the plant’s owner.
His wife, Mary Eddy Jones, was a passionate humanitarian. The restaurant owners wished to encapsulate her passion and keep her and her husband’s legacy alive.
Mary Eddy’s is a bit more upscale than some of the restaurants on this list, providing private dining options for special events. No matter how you end up having your breakfast here, you’ll be met with lovely staff, and delicious breakfast options like oats, yogurt, smoothies, breakfast burritos, and more.
3409 NW 23rd St. // +1 405-601-1244
Hugo’s Taquizas has great Mexican breakfast cuisine options. They serve everything you could want including tacos, tortas, burritos, gorditos, sopas, and more. Order some sweet flans or tres leches cakes for a yummy sweet treat.
You can also get cool and refreshing shakes, smoothies, or freshly squeezed juices with your meal, which are great for summertime.
All ingredients used are fresh, and as much as possible they use ingredients from local farmers.
Pick Your Breakfast in OKC-
From Mexican, French, and Euro-American cuisines to vegetarian and steak lover’s menus, Oklahoma City provides the best and most varied of breakfast options around.
In fact, there are so many options, unless you live here, you may find your way back again soon just for breakfast or Sunday brunch!
Whichever restaurant you decide to stop in for your breakfast meal, I know you’ll leave happy and satisfied.
Wondering where to stay while you work your way through this OKC breakfast list?
During my recent visit home I had the privilege of being invited to stay in one of Oklahoma City’s best hotels- the 21C.
The 21c collection are not the only hotel but also double as a contemporary art museum. This makes for a property that is insanely stylish while at the same time upscale and perfectly located downtown. In fact, several of the restaurants on this list are within walking distance of the hotel!
The rooms are loft-like, done in the style of New York’s famed Soho neighborhood. This means you can expect to find high ceilings and large steel windows offering a ton of natural lighting.
The 21c also houses the above-mentioned Mary Eddy’s Kitchen x Lounge, one of the best restaurants in Oklahoma City. Mary Eddy’s makes for the perfect place to meet for drinks before or after attending events happening downtown.
Visit the hotels website and book your own stay by clicking here.
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Disclaimer: I would like to thank the 21c for hosting me during part of my time in Oklahoma City. However all opinions remain my own, as always.
Travel writer and owner of the blog. My work has been featured on Fodors, Eater.com, International Living, and Great Escape Publishing, among many others. My story? Nearly six years ago, I left my job at an Oklahoma City law firm and embarked on a journey around the world. At the time, I thought I would only be gone for 6 months, but the more I traveled, the longer my bucket list became. Flashpacker describes how I travel. Rather than traveling as the normal world wise backpacker and staying in hostel dorms, I prefer a more comfortable experience, and typically stay in private rooms, take Ubers instead of taxis, and now use a suitcase instead of a backpack. Foodie, on the other hand, describes one of the key reasons why I travel. I love to pick a central “base camp” and then explore the surrounding area, really immersing myself in the culture and interacting with the people, and enjoying and exploring the food of an area is an essential part of this experience.