Open City is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in Washington.

1. Open City

8.5
2331 Calvert St NW (at 24th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Breakfast Spot · Woodley Park · 283 tips and reviews

Jonathan O.Jonathan Oatis: Fantastic breakfast. Try the chai tea waffles or the egg, bacon and cheddar scramble.

Rich C.Rich Cameron: Have breakfast here weekly when on business travel. Great coffee, good breakfast select. Been for lunch and dinner too, good then as well. Burger special with beer is favorite.

Red D.Red Duck: Without question one of THE BEST all day breakfast (and every other food!) spots in DC. Spacious with a full bar and amazing food.

Founding Farmers is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in Washington.

2. Founding Farmers

9.3
1924 Pennsylvania Ave NW (20th St NW), Washington, D.C.
American Restaurant · George Washington University · 749 tips and reviews

Sharon N.Sharon Neu Young: Excellent eating establishment! We had a raspberry lime doda, fresh oj, pastrami & hasbrowns and carrot cake pancakes. All of it was delicio

Roman B.Roman Bediner: Get in early, hard to get in past 9:00am for breakfast without a reservation. Stuffed French Toast is absolutely incredible.

Matthew A.Matthew Anthony: Chicken and waffles and stuffed cinnamon maple syrup French toast were superb. Really. Great service.

Ted's Bulletin is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in Washington.

3. Ted's Bulletin

9.1
505 8th St SE (btwn E & G St SE), Washington, D.C.
American Restaurant · Capitol Hill · 298 tips and reviews

Eric B.Eric Breese: Come early on a weekday before work for a great, quiet breakfast. Go with the French toast.

Kasey D.Kasey Darling: Grab a seat at the bar, its the best seat in town! Split the Big Mark Breakfast and a Baileys Carmel Macchiato with a brown sugar cinnamon pop-tart - best start to the day!!

AyeBrookeAyeBrooke: Great breakfast food... they have turkey sausage, the cheese grits are so good... and so is the smoked chicken salad sandwich...

Ted's Bulletin is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in Washington.

4. Ted's Bulletin

8.9
1818 14th St NW (at Swann St NW), Washington, D.C.
American Restaurant · U-Street · 198 tips and reviews

NaniNani: Pro tip: get the chicken and biscuits, but swap the home potatoes for corned beef. Best breakfast I've ever had!!

Laura G A.Laura G Adams: Really fun place with delicious breakfasts and baked goods. They have pop tarts and snowballs made from scratch.

JayJay: Favorite breakfast spot in DC. Must try the fresh made pop tarts.

The Diner is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in Washington.

5. The Diner

8.4
2453 18th St NW (at Columbia Rd NW), Washington, D.C.
Diner · Adams Morgan · 185 tips and reviews

Shawn B.Shawn Barber: Delicious breakfast, delicious burgers, you can't go wrong when you have those late night munchies!

Maggie M.Maggie MacG: I love this place! Great, simple, fresh breakfast food.

Chris R.Chris R (thechristophe): Excellent poached eggs with spinach with delicious hollandaise sauce for a vegetarian breakfast option. Go tater tots instead of fries. Yum and good if dining alone.

Florida Avenue Grill is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in Washington.

6. Florida Avenue Grill

8.5
1100 Florida Ave NW (at 11th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Columbia Heights · 67 tips and reviews

David G.David Glover: Get the Pancake Special or the French Toast Special. Best breakfast around for $8.50

Tom H.Tom Horsman: Best breakfast in Washington. French toast is especially excellent. Home fries have peppers and onions in them, which was the only disappointment

TJTJ: They serve the best fried catfish I've ever had. And I love their okra and tomatoes. Massive portions, too. Go at 3, after the lunch rush.

District Taco is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in Washington.

7. District Taco

8.9
1309 F St NW (at 13th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Taco Place · Downtown-Penn Quarter-Chinatown · 159 tips and reviews

Brea E.Brea Ellis: Breakfast served all day! Huevos rancheros, breakfast burritos or breakkie tacos!

Jason V.Jason Van Dyke: Easily the best Mexican food in DC. Breakfast tacos with chorizo are heavenly.

ET T.ET Thornton: The three tacos are phenomenal, but being able to get a breakfast taco there is pure heaven!

Busboys and Poets is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in Washington.

8. Busboys and Poets

8.8
1025 5th St NW (at K St. NW), Washington, D.C.
New American Restaurant · Mount Vernon Square · 308 tips and reviews

Vaughn M.Vaughn Moore: Best whole wheat pancakes in the District ...

ErinErin: The vegan tofu scramble and vegan sausage is delicious!

Amanda K.Amanda Kuchman: Gluten & dairy free pancakes!! So good

The Coupe is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in Washington.

9. The Coupe

8.6
3415 11th St NW (at Monroe St NW), Washington, D.C.
American Restaurant · Columbia Heights · 127 tips and reviews

Melissa M.Melissa Monsalve: The coupe fries alone are worth the trip, but all of their breakfast date is delicious. Also: try their lavender hot chocolate - so good!

Jaime W.Jaime Wojdowski: Creative food, fun and quirky ambiance, and great brunch. Call ahead for brunch, it gets crowded quickly. The pumpkin apple French toast was a delicious surprise!

Anna J.Anna John: My French Bulldog's fave place to brunch (they have all-day breakfast). She adores the servers who spoil her rotten, and their homemade dog biscuits. A very dog-friendly patio w/multiple water dishes.

Sticky Fingers Bakery is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in Washington.

10. Sticky Fingers Bakery

8.6
1370 Park Rd NW (at 14th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Bakery · Columbia Heights · 131 tips and reviews

erin m.erin mazursky: Breakfast burrito is amazing. Free coffee refills too.

Nikki C.Nikki Caporale: The bagelwich is my go to breakfast item here, love it!

AnaAna: Get the breakfast burrito. It's amazing and a good starter for non-vegans. They also have a gluten-free tortilla.

A Baked Joint is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in Washington.

11. A Baked Joint

9.5
440 K St NW (at 5th St NW), Washington, D.C.
Café · Mount Vernon Square · 94 tips and reviews

Sam H.Sam H: Favorite casual brunch place in northwest DC. Amazing coffee and fairly priced breakfast and sandwiches make this the ideal and new "it" spot

Behrad EatsBehrad Eats: Order the Veggie #1 sandwich made with roasted sweet potato, smoked eggplant puree, goat cheese, peppers agrodolce, crispy kale & of course a poached egg, all between crunchy but soft focaccia bread.

Danielle E.Danielle Erickson: Veggie #1 with poached egg, amazing

Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in Washington.

12. Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe

9.1
1517 Connecticut Ave NW (at Q St NW), Washington, D.C.
Bookstore · Dupont Circle · 320 tips and reviews

Lahaina Mae M.Lahaina Mae Mondoñedo: The butternut squash ravioli and cheesecakes are what I always come back for. Also, if you can get a table, try the brunch. You can't go wrong with the berry, berry pancakes!

Réjane P.Réjane P: Oh my berry pancakes...sooo delicious! Portions are huge, great service.

Mike S.Mike S.: Awesome breakfast + huge portions + inexpensive = happy Mikey.

Busboys and Poets is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in Washington.

13. Busboys and Poets

9.2
2021 14th St NW (at V St NW), Washington, D.C.
American Restaurant · U-Street · 346 tips and reviews

Beverly J.Beverly Jones: Just had the awesome Neptune Benedict for breakfast!

Nekia P.Nekia P.: French toast was great, I would like to go for dinner! Bacon was fried crispy which I don't like, but I know a lot of people love it!

Mari M.Mari Moore: The French toast is great !! And the sweet potato fries are a must have ... Great ambience great food

The Pretzel Bakery is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in Washington.

14. The Pretzel Bakery

9.1
257 15th St SE, Washington, D.C.
Bakery · Hill East · 43 tips and reviews

Amber S.Amber Smigiel: Delicious breakfast sliders and super nice staff.

Allison A.Allison Abbott: Breakfast sliders=everything I've been looking for in the DC quick breakfast scene. Delayed in getting pretzel bombs, so they offered a sweet pretzel for free while we waited! Nutella options galore!

Guillermo E.Guillermo Esteves: I love their breakfast sliders and the pretzel bombs.

Big Bear Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places for Breakfast Food in Washington.

15. Big Bear Cafe

8.8
1700 1st St NW (at R St. NW), Washington, D.C.
Café · LeDroit Park - Bloomingdale · 116 tips and reviews

Nathaniel E.Nathaniel Emodi: Try the salmon lox breakfast bagel with added arugula, something introduced to me by the barista Michael. Also, ask for hummus on the regular breakfast bagel -- sounds weird but crazy delicious!

Julie H.Julie Housh: Come for breakfast (Monday-Thursday there are omelets and french toast!) stay for dinner (Small plates and cocktails, oh my!).

Bitches Who BrunchBitches Who Brunch: Bitches Say A! Super chill, great quality coffee and breakfast spot. Not the place for a massive group brunch, but stop by with a friend for a quick bite.