The Best Breakfast Restaurants in Dallas

The OpenTable Team

They say everything is bigger in Texas, and this includes the flavor! Visit these hot spots for the best breakfast in Dallas and experience what the Lone Star State is all about.

Thanks to the city’s love for classic Southern flavors combined with the burgeoning vegan scene, picking out the best breakfast in Dallas can be a difficult endeavor. Of course, citizens have four major league sports teams to choose from, so making up their minds on what to enjoy is par for the course. There are countless breakfast options in the city, but where are the smart and savvy diners grabbing a bite to eat? Welcome to our Tastemaker List. We’ve gathered data from thousands of restaurants across the country to find where OpenTable’s most expert diners enjoy eating. From Tex-Mex breakfast burritos to pecan pie, there’s a little something for everyone when it comes to the Dallas breakfast scene. So, take some time to check out these popular eateries, you're in for a treat!

Restaurants:La Calle Doce, The Heritage Table, Cafe Momentum
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Seafood, American, Contemporary American
Neighborhoods:Oak Cliff / Bishop Arts, Frisco, Downtown

La Calle Doce

$$$$·Seafood·
Oak Cliff / Bishop Arts
279 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
Known to locals as “The Home of Mexican Seafood,” La Calle Doce brings the culture and cuisine of Coastal Mexico smack dab to the middle of Dallas. The white trim and outdoor patioRead more
87% recommended
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The Heritage Table

$$$$·American·
Frisco
413 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
This beautiful two-story house with the “Heritage Table” sign out front is hard to miss, but out-of-towners might not realize that it’s one of the city’s most popular eateries. It’Read more
97% recommended
Best Service in Dallas - Fort Worth
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Cafe Momentum

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
888 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Neighborhood Gem
As one of the only non-profit restaurants in the city, Café Momentum is geared towards helping the youth of Dallas succeed. Of course, their success has led to some of the best breRead more
100% recommended
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Whistle Britches - Dallas

$$$$·American·
Texas
598 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Whether it’s the giant rooster head on the window, colorful patio seating, or the large corrugated wall bearing its name, the Whistle Britches grabs everyone’s attention as they drRead more
96% recommended
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eight11 place

$$$$·American·
Frisco
263 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
  • Casual
While Eight11 Place might be known to many as one of the greatest wine bars in town, patrons should never stereotype the eatery. It also offers up some of the best breakfast in DalRead more
89% recommended
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Local Traveler

$$$$·American·
Lakewood / White Rock Lake
278 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
For those who have never tried an eatery that brands itself “Casablanca meets Star Wars,” Local Traveler might be their only opportunity. The contemporary seating and industrial atRead more
100% recommended
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St Martin's Wine Bistro

$$$$·French·
Knox / Henderson
1,690 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Shakespeare’s Juliet once asked, “What’s in a name?” St. Martin’s Wine Bistro is evidence that this uncertainty still applies today. While they may have one of the best wine selectRead more
98% recommended
Romantic in Dallas - Fort Worth

940's Kitchen & Cocktails

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Denton
289 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
  • Neighborhood Gem
The art, seating, menus, and even walls scream contemporary in the hip and modern 940’s Kitchen & Cocktails. It’s one of the few restaurants around that began serving vegetarian anRead more
90% recommended
Late Night Find in Dallas Suburbs

Whistle Britches-Willowbend

$$$$·Soul food·
Texas
331 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Brunch
  • Sunday Lunch
Like its big city counterpart, the Whistle Britches in Willowbend offers a brunch that lands the eatery among Dallas’s best breakfasts. The chicken and waffles, chorizo hash, BiscuRead more
90% recommended
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Sundown at Granada

$$$$·American·
Upper Greenville
283 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Late-night Find
  • Good for a Date
Rooftop movie nights, Mardi Gras parties, a Saint Patrick’s Day celebration, and music festivals aren’t what makes the best breakfast in Dallas. Honestly, though, they don’t reallyRead more
86% recommended
Late Night Find in Dallas

Wildwood Smoke Craft Whiskey - Southlake

$$$$·American·
Southlake
719 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
The wide open floor plan at Wildwood Smoke Craft Whiskey in Southlake is perfect for the oversized booths and spacious bar, but those who like to take in the Texas sun might preferRead more
96% recommended

Culpepper Steak House

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Rockwall
830 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
When someone thinks of the best breakfast in Dallas, a steakhouse likely isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Culpepper Steak House blows this assumption out of the water. TheRead more
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Dallas - Fort Worth

Mignon - Prime Steaks, Seafood and Cocktails

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Plano
1,469 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
Even people who aren’t looking for Mignon can’t help but notice the eatery. Situated adjacent to a pond and fountain — along with a gorgeous brick bridge — this establishment aims Read more
94% recommended
Notable Wine List in Dallas - Fort Worth

Prime Farm to Table

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Flower Mound
611 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
The New American cuisine offered at Prime Farm to Table has kept guests smiling over the years. Of course, the smiles could also have something to do with the fact that the eatery Read more
96% recommended
Healthy in Dallas - Fort Worth

Maple Leaf Diner

$$$$·Canadian·
North Dallas / Addison
69 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Lunch
Voted the best breakfast in Dallas by D Magazine, the Maple Leaf Diner is a local staple that’s open at 7 a.m. for the early birds. And if someone likes to sleep until noon but stiRead more
89% recommended
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The Table

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Flower Mound
408 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
The hanging overhead incandescent bulbs, simple dining furniture and industrial decor give The Table an ambiance that feels just as hip as their fireplace is relaxing. Ingredients Read more
90% recommended
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Cindis Ny Delicatessen Bakery & Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Preston Hollow
Everyone loves a good Texan meal, but every so often, people need a taste of the big city. When it comes to Cindi’s NY Deli & Restaurant, it really is the BIG city. The exterior acRead more
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Ellen's Southern Kitchen

$$$$·American·
West End
“It’s Brunch O’clock Somewhere” is the slogan patrons hear when they ask about Ellen’s. Guests of this eatery consistently call it some of the best breakfast in Dallas, and with a Read more
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Ziziki's - Travis Walk

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Knox / Henderson
908 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Ziziki's has been a Texas staple since 1994, so it's no surprise they've had time to perfect some of the best breakfast in Dallas. Brunch is only available on Sundays, but the compRead more
97% recommended

Pink Magnolia - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Oak Cliff / Bishop Arts
710 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Cozy
Even as one of the newer restaurants in the city’s culinary scene, Pink Magnolia still boasts some of the best breakfast in Dallas. Named after the magnolia flower — a symbol of hoRead more
83% recommended
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