The experts say it’s best to start the day with a hearty breakfast. Even if you claim you don’t have an appetite in the AM, Utah’s breakfast wonderlands will have your mouth watering before you even go to bed the night before. From all-you-can-eat French toast to ridiculously good shrimp & grits, you’ll find it all at these 8 breakfast places in Utah.
A classic Utah Valley name, Magleby’s Fresh serves both lunch and dinner but specializes in breakfast. With a tempting deal for its all-you-can-eat French toast or buttermilk pancakes, the restaurant is a good place for growing families and ravenous college students. If you aren’t too sugared out after a few slices of French toast, Magleby’s famous chocolate cake is only a few bucks per slice.
With three locations in Utah, Penny Ann’s Café is a family-fun breakfast wonderland. Satisfied customers regularly sing Penny’s praises, and especially when it comes to the joint’s signature “Heavenly Hot Cakes.”
Catching steam across the country, the traditional Czech pastry known as “kolache” has come to stay in the Beehive State. If the mammoth line on Saturday morning at Hruska’s Kolaches in Provo and Salt Lake City isn’t enough to convince you to try the mysterious kolache, consider that the menu is made up of both sweet and savory kolaches for just a one or two bucks a pop.
In Utah, you may be far from home and missing your mother’s home cooking. If that’s the case, The Left Fork Grill in Salt Lake City should be a priority. Celebrated for its surprisingly gourmet traditional breakfast offerings, foodies swear you must save room for the raspberry pie.
Sometimes breakfast fare can feel heavy and redundant. This is not the case at the new Hub & Spoke Diner in Salt Lake City. This restaurant reinvents classics (think shrimp and grits, waffles, and eggs benedict) to appeal to a more adventurous appetite.
A Logan community establishment, Angie’s sells pretty much anything you could ever want for breakfast. If you’re in the mood for steel-cut oatmeal, your daughter wants a breakfast burrito, and your aunt wants some pancakes, Angie’s will deliver on all fronts.
There’s an assumption that the best bagels can only be found in New York City. The owners of The Bagel Project decided to challenge this assumption when they moved to Salt Lake City from New Jersey in 2010. With no sugar, no preservatives, and so many mouth-watering variations, the bagels are wonderful on their own or as breakfast sandwiches.
Hailed by many as the best bakery in Utah, Tulie Bakery has sweets to spare as well as croissants, morning pastries, hot-pressed sandwiches, and much, much more. Walk in and you’ll feel like you entered the home of Martha Stewart or better yet, the best of beautiful Pinterest pages come to life.