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Top Breakfast & Brunch Spots in Winston-Salem

We all have heard that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” Whether this is true or not, there is nothing like enjoying your first cup of coffee along with breakfast at a local restaurant. Below are some top breakfast spots in Winston-Salem and the surrounding area. From fancy brunches to breakfast sandwiches to go, there’s plenty to choose from!

Updated January 2024



Young Cardinal

We recommend one of their house specialties but you can’t go wrong with the tried and true eggs benedict, omelets, and pancakes!
ADDRESS | 424 4th St. NW
HOURS | Tuesday-Sunday: 8 AM – 3 PM.

Penny Path Cafe

Savory and Sweet Crepes! Enjoy a cozy booth, an outdoor patio table, or a seat at the bar where you can watch your crepe being prepared.
ADDRESS | 122 Reynolda Village
HOURS | Monday-Sunday 9 AM – 8:45 PM

Acadia Foods

Acadia Foods strives to serve both healthy and delicious food. Their breakfast menu includes breakfast sandwiches, egg plates, and biscuits. They have a variety of gluten-free options and have frequent brunch specials on Sundays.
ADDRESS | 228 W Acadia Ave
HOURS | Monday-Saturday 8 AM – 8 PM and Sunday 8 AM – 3 PM.

Midtown Cafe

Midtown Café and Dessertery is a family-owned cafe that serves breakfast all day. From mouth-watering french toast to incredible breakfast potatoes, Midtown Cafe is a fabulous option!
ADDRESS | 151 S Stratford Rd
HOURS | Monday -Sunday 7 AM – 8 PM


Country home cooking with great service and a large menu!
ADDRESS | 4875 Country Club Rd
HOURS | Monday-Saturday 6:30 AM-2:30 PM

Founders Restaurant

Founders Restaurant at Shaffner Inn is a great place to go for a delicious and diverse breakfast and brunch. With a range of options from classic breakfast dishes to healthy bites and specialty cocktails, there’s something for everyone. And being located inside the historic Shaffner Inn just adds to the experience and charm of the meal.
ADDRESS | 150 Marshall St SW
HOURS | Tuesday-Friday (Breakfast & Lunch): 8 AM-2 PM and Saturday & Sunday (Brunch): 8 AM -2 PM


Breakfast and Brunch in Winston-Salem



Breakfast sandwiches and bagels!
ADDRESS | 2898 Reynolda Road
HOURS | Monday-Saturday 9 AM – 4 PM and Sunday 10 AM – 2:30 PM.

Mama Zoe Michael’s

Fabulous restaurant with an extensive breakfast menu! It seems like they are always busy so you know it’s delicious.
ADDRESS |  2859 Reynolda Rd
HOURS | Monday-Saturday 7 AM – 8 PM and Sunday 7 AM – 2:30 PM.


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Known for their delicious biscuits, this Winston-Salem staple offers breakfast plates, avocado toast, and of course, incredible and creative biscuits such as Ham Jam – thick-cut ham with Swiss cheese, a fried egg, and seasonal jam.
ADDRESS | 211 East 3rd Street
HOURS | Open 7 days a week 8 AM – 3 PM.

Bagel Station

A Winston-Salem staple. As the Reader’s Choice #1 Bagel Cafe, Since 1990, Bagel Station is the place to go for bagels. They are known for serving hot and fresh, authentic NY-style bagels.
ADDRESS | 129 Oakwood Dr. and 1977 Peace Haven Rd.
HOURS | The Oakwood location is open every day from 6 AM – 2 PM and the Peace Haven location is open every day from 6:30 AM – 2 PM.

Clemmons Kitchen

Located just a little outside Winston-Salem, this family-friendly restaurant has a menu with literally everything on it – pancakes, eggs, waffles, omelets, and more!
ADDRESS | 3609 Clemmons Rd.
HOURS | Monday-Saturday 6 AM – 9 PM and Sunday 7 AM – 2 PM.

Johnny B’s Grill House

This family restaurant has a huge breakfast menu, a fabulous private outdoor patio, and great prices.
ADDRESS | 2504 Somerset Center Dr.
HOURS | Monday-Saturday 8 AM – 8:30 PM and Sunday 8 AM – 2 PM.


801 Southern Kitchen

Pancakes galore – Cinnamon Roll, Birthday Cake, Nutella, and Banana Fosters are just a few of the varieties they offer. Not into pancakes? Enjoy something else on their 4-page menu consisting of breakfast sandwiches, omelets, french toast, and breakfast plates. We recommend the croissant french toast! They have a large dining area so even when they are busy (which is most of the time), you’ll find a seat
ADDRESS | 218 NC-801, Advance
HOURS | Monday-Sunday 6 AM – 3 PM

Miam Breakfast House

An upscale breakfast restaurant committed to using fresh, local ingredients. You name it, Miam has it: omelets, benedicts, pancakes, skillets, avocado toast, and more classic breakfast dishes. They also serve a gluten-free pancake and waffle!
ADDRESS | 828 S Stratford Rd.
HOURS | Monday-Sunday 7 AM – 3 PM




Their brunch menu includes avocado toast, Mozelle’s benedict, and huevos rancheros. They also have 3 cocktails – Italian Spritz, Mimosa and Sake Mary. Cheers!
ADDRESS | 878 W 4th St.
HOURS | Brunch is served Saturday – Sunday from 11AM – 3 PM

River Birch Lodge

Chicken and waffles, smoked gouda and bacon omelet, and the blackened salmon benedict are just a few of the delicious items on their brunch menu.
ADDRESS | 3324 Robinhood Rd.
HOURS | Enjoy brunch Saturdays from 11 AM to 3 PM and Sundays 9 AM – 3 PM



Old 4th Filling Station

Old 4th Filling Station’s large brunch menu offers everything from pancakes and egg benedict to the classic omelet. Everyone can find something on their menu!
ADDRESS | 871 W 4th St.
HOURS | Brunch is on Sundays from 10 AM – 3 PM


The Porch

Mexican food combined with breakfast… say no more! Say YES to Tacos with bacon, eggs, sausage, and more. They also have some items from their lunch and dinner menu if you aren’t in the mood for breakfast. Enjoy classic, pineapple or cranberry mimosas!
ADDRESS | 840 Mill Works St.
HOURS | Brunch is offered on Sundays from 10 AM – 3 PM


2520 Tavern

Located in Clemmons, 2520 Tavern offers brunch Sunday 11 AM – 3 PM. Although they have a small menu, every dish is delicious. Try one of their southern classics – shrimp and grits or chicken and waffles. Or, try their breakfast nachos, a breakfast wrap, or Grecian eggs (scrambled eggs, tomatoes, olives, spinach, and feta on a grilled flatbread).
ADDRESS | 300 S Liberty St #125. 2520 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd
HOURS | Tuesday-Friday 11 AM – 9 PM, Saturday 4-9 PM, and Sunday 11 AM-4 PM


Pink Moon Cafe

This charming cafe is known for its delicious crepes! If you have a sweet tooth, try the Cookies N Cream or French Toast crepe. If you’re leaning toward the ‘lunch’ in brunch, the cafe has plenty of savory crepes like the Pizza and Caprese crepe.
ADDRESS | 848 West 5th St.
HOURS | Monday-Wednesday 9 AM – 3 PM, Thursday-Saturday, 5- 9 PM


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