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Where can you get the best breakfast in and around Atlanta?

Phil Skinner/Staff

Photo: Phil Skinner/Staff

We have our winners, and no one should be surprised that a local institution came out at the top of your list.

Atlantans just can’t get enough Waffle House. Though it has scattered to 25 states, and now covers most of the lower half of the U.S. from Delaware to Arizona, it began in Avondale Estates. Even when we’re away from Atlanta, we can still get a taste of home. Take a look at the rest of your picks for the best place to get breakfast in and around Atlanta.

Our dining critic, Meridith Ford Goldman, agreed with readers on three out of their five top picks, among them is the one that she puts at No. 1. Ria’s Bluebird is a place that combines some unusual breakfast items — such as the surprisingly yummy country-fried tempeh with biscuits and gravy — with many of the traditional favorites. Ria’s Bluebird has become a favorite for both its Grant Park and Cabbagetown neighbors and folks from all over town. Check out the rest of our picks for the best place to grab breakfast in and around Atlanta.

254 comments Add your comment

Lori

June 22nd, 2009
11:19 am

I’m all for the Waffle House waffle and sausage.

Heather

June 22nd, 2009
12:38 pm

Flying Biscuit of course!

Sara

June 22nd, 2009
12:49 pm

Silver Skillet

Carrie

June 22nd, 2009
1:48 pm

Flying Biscuit!!

Dana

June 22nd, 2009
2:10 pm

Gotta love Flying Biscuit

Bren

June 22nd, 2009
2:11 pm

Flying Biscuit; Yum!

Leah

June 22nd, 2009
2:46 pm

Thumbs Up Diner and J Christophers!

Bacon

June 22nd, 2009
3:01 pm

J. Christophers!

Laura

June 22nd, 2009
4:09 pm

Thumbs Up Diner in East Point!

reservoirDAWG

June 22nd, 2009
4:24 pm

Dillard’s or Fagan’s Biscuit Barn.

SMH

June 22nd, 2009
4:24 pm

Thumbs Up Diner in East Point!

KC

June 22nd, 2009
4:57 pm

Steak n Shake – the Eggs and the Works – best deal around!

David

June 22nd, 2009
5:00 pm

Don’t understand the fascination with Flying Biscuit. It has to be J. Christophers!

Mel

June 22nd, 2009
5:03 pm

Flying Biscuit! A local favorite!

kate

June 22nd, 2009
5:09 pm

flying biscuit

rank

June 22nd, 2009
5:21 pm

JRs Log House

Beck

June 22nd, 2009
5:27 pm

Flying Biscuit is overdone unless you are in Candler Park. For the best, hit Sun in My Belly. French Toast is the best!

Pinkchocolate

June 22nd, 2009
5:35 pm

Pamela and Shawn Eady’s house

Caroline

June 22nd, 2009
6:07 pm

The White House… AMAZING

Pat

June 22nd, 2009
6:10 pm

Mom’s house

The Atlanta Lady

June 22nd, 2009
6:10 pm

Au Pied De Cochon in the intercontinental hotel in buckhead. The Grits will make you slap your mama!

Caitlin

June 22nd, 2009
6:16 pm

Waffle House!

john

June 22nd, 2009
6:17 pm

The best breakfast places aren’t in Atlanta.

Nyota

June 22nd, 2009
6:19 pm

Original House of Pancakes–the best of everything!

Kevin

June 22nd, 2009
6:24 pm

The West Egg Cafe on Howell Mill d. (@ 14th Street) in West Midtown…great coffee (bottomless), french toast, pancakes, bacon, eggs and more! They have a great atmosphere, they’re not a “chain”, not to mention they have some of the best pimiento cheese I’ve ever had! Yum!!!

Michael RIdgeway

June 22nd, 2009
6:31 pm

Thumbs up! The heap; gotta love it.

Daniel

June 22nd, 2009
6:37 pm

Ria’s Bluebird Cafe.

Randy

June 22nd, 2009
6:46 pm

Manny

June 22nd, 2009
6:49 pm

Original House of Pancakes. Plus Waffle House (because of accessibility.)

Boo

June 22nd, 2009
6:54 pm

kay

June 22nd, 2009
6:56 pm

Thumbs Up Diner

Cande

June 22nd, 2009
6:56 pm

Cracker Barrel…”momma style” pancakes…they’re the best!

Ann

June 22nd, 2009
6:57 pm

The Dwarf House in Hapeville. Home of Chick-Fil-A!

Redbone341

June 22nd, 2009
7:03 pm

JC

June 22nd, 2009
7:08 pm

WANDA

June 22nd, 2009
7:15 pm

have you tried the beutiful restaurant [cascade]

JayJay

June 22nd, 2009
7:27 pm

Thumbs up and the buffet at the Marriott

Todd

June 22nd, 2009
7:28 pm

The Corner Cafe, Highland Bakery & Ria’s are my 3 favorites

JayJay

June 22nd, 2009
7:28 pm

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zate

June 22nd, 2009
7:43 pm

Unity on MLK

Rob

June 22nd, 2009
7:44 pm

Bob’s Place in Hiram

Bob

June 22nd, 2009
7:45 pm

The Marietta Diner!

Birdie

June 22nd, 2009
7:59 pm

Ria’s Ria’s Ria’s

Jim

June 22nd, 2009
8:02 pm

Fagans Biscuit Barn on 141 in FoCo rocks!

Southern Diva

June 22nd, 2009
8:03 pm

1. Thumbs Up
2. Flying Biscuit

SeriouslytoGod

June 22nd, 2009
8:09 pm

Thumbs Up – East Point

CG

June 22nd, 2009
8:09 pm

Top breakfast spots in the A….Einsteins, The Social House, J Christophers, West Egg, Flying Biscuit

Lou Von Esh

June 22nd, 2009
8:21 pm

BREAKFAST…MY HOUSE!!! 2 Over Easy…Grits/Cheese…Venison Sausage Smoked…Bisquits w/Butter & Tupelo Honey…Coffee…Splash Florida OJ…Yow!!!

Bob Brown Jr.

June 22nd, 2009
8:24 pm

Silver Skillet on 14th St.

pdiddy

June 22nd, 2009
8:25 pm

WAFFLE HOUSE!!!!