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

Phil Skinner/Staff

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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!!!!

Gern Blanson

June 22nd, 2009
8:26 pm

Nothing compares to Waffle House… All the others are playing for second place…

Malibu

June 22nd, 2009
8:37 pm

West Egg on Howell Mill! Biscuits, black bean cakes, pimiento cheese omelettes, oatmeal and fruit to die for, yum.

Kellye

June 22nd, 2009
8:38 pm

Larry

June 22nd, 2009
8:41 pm

Snellville Diner has the best breakfast! Portions are generous and the options are plentiful. If you crave it, they can make it.

Paddy

June 22nd, 2009
8:44 pm

Waffle house… Que: does anyone know who might have “goetta” on their breakfast menue? Have found it in Ky, Ind & Tenn but not around here. To lazy to make it at home.Thanks

John

June 22nd, 2009
8:45 pm

The Beautiful on Cascade and UNITY on MLK

SA

June 22nd, 2009
8:49 pm

American Road House in Va Highlands is strong. Who said the White House? That place is rubbish!

Horsetoothedjackass

June 22nd, 2009
8:52 pm

Mamie’s Kitchen in Covington.

bobbysue

June 22nd, 2009
8:59 pm

r thomas on peachtree for sure.

yubyub

June 22nd, 2009
9:05 pm

Original Pancake House, Windward Parkway location in Alpharetta. This place starts with a straightforward, top-quality product and then the staff executes extremely well, again and again. Go with the pancakes, fried eggs and bacon plate. Cannot be beat. And the coffee is extremely good–and served with rich, delicious creme. Perfect all the way around.

Kim

June 22nd, 2009
9:05 pm

Pastries A Go-Go in Decatur…
chocolate chip pancakes — INCREDIBLE!

Melanie

June 22nd, 2009
9:07 pm

JR’s Log House in Peachtree Corners!

breakfasttoday

June 22nd, 2009
9:08 pm

J Christophers and the new Northpoint Diner is really good too.

G

June 22nd, 2009
9:24 pm

Square Bagel in Marietta

sam

June 22nd, 2009
9:32 pm

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sam

June 22nd, 2009
9:37 pm

Raging Burrito in Decatur has the best breakfast burritos!

nicole

June 22nd, 2009
9:41 pm

Duluth Diner, huge portions, and quick service, love the french toast~~

john

June 22nd, 2009
9:46 pm

My brother’s house… He’s all South, and my sister-in-law is all New York, what a combo… None done better, y’all yo’s!

Melissa

June 22nd, 2009
9:46 pm

The Flying Biscuit is my favorite breakfast spot in Atlanta.

Wana

June 22nd, 2009
9:52 pm

Anybody born and raised in Atlanta knows Waffle House rules.

huevosrancheros

June 22nd, 2009
9:53 pm

El Gato Bizco, Candler Park……..yum!

Kimberly Evans

June 22nd, 2009
9:55 pm

Fayetteville IHOP! Best omelettes around!

Erin

June 22nd, 2009
10:00 pm

Flying Biscuit

Nora

June 22nd, 2009
10:07 pm

Original Pancake House gets my vote

Robyn

June 22nd, 2009
10:12 pm

Carroll Street Cafe in Cabbagetown. So under the radar yet so delicious!

M.L.

June 22nd, 2009
10:14 pm

STRICKLANDS IN ATHENS !

Nina Jones

June 22nd, 2009
10:24 pm

Copeland in Buckhead has the best Sunday brunch Ever!!!
2 choclate fontains fruit bar, seafood bar, omlete station,french toast station,more more more.
Live jazz band at the same time. THE BOMB!!!

stew

June 22nd, 2009
10:24 pm

Golden Coral.

Fishawk

June 22nd, 2009
10:25 pm

Waffle House. A classic.

c mitchell

June 22nd, 2009
10:29 pm

Mamie’s Kitchen in Lithonia (Evans Mill at I-20).
REAL, UN-supersized biscuits, strick-o-lean, YUM. friendly service and GREAT prices.

ivboyd

June 22nd, 2009
10:30 pm

1. Ria’s Bluebird
2. R. Thomas
3. Highland Bakery

Cascade

June 22nd, 2009
10:31 pm

Sweet Melissa’s in Decatur – everything homemade and delicious – sizeable portions and live jazz on Sundays, Ria’s and Thumbs Up if you can get a table

grahzny bratchny

June 22nd, 2009
10:33 pm

Anything with Bagel in the name is obviously omitted – we are in the south. It should be biscuit centric. If Hardees was full service breakfast their biscuits would not taste so good, so it must be The Hickory House, the big brother to JR’s Log House. The Waffle House certainly ranks top 3.

Janna

June 22nd, 2009
10:34 pm

Flying Biscuit without a doubt!

wilie coyote "super genius'

June 22nd, 2009
10:34 pm

Old Hickory House Rocks!

Boone

June 22nd, 2009
10:38 pm

Thumbs Up – Edgewood

matt

June 22nd, 2009
10:40 pm

Parish in highlands, thumbs up on the westside or the one by edgewood, nancy Gs in buckhead, R thomas on peachtree, gilberts in midtown. don’t be one of the fools waiting hours for flying biscuit – its pretty mediocre now sorry to break the news.

Laura

June 22nd, 2009
10:43 pm

Hickory House in Tucker is the best food you’ve ever had in your life! AND the quirky waitstaff makes the experience that much better……

Tom

June 22nd, 2009
10:44 pm

Waffle House!!

Michael Bryan

June 22nd, 2009
10:46 pm

Babette’s Cafe on any given Sunday

Tait Anberg

June 22nd, 2009
10:49 pm

Definitely Sweet Melissa’s.

T.Huff

June 22nd, 2009
10:50 pm

Ria’s Bluebird Cafe’!!!! Yummy, Yummy, Yummy!!!

VM

June 22nd, 2009
10:53 pm

Second that — love Sweet Melissa’s!!

m.l.hanson

June 22nd, 2009
10:53 pm

The Peachtree Diner in Roswell has the best French Toast oney can buy!!

Big Eater

June 22nd, 2009
10:54 pm

Haven’t been able to eat there in years, but Junior’s Grill – After a French Toast Special, I’m never hungry.

David (a/k/a The Breakfast Afficionado)

June 22nd, 2009
10:56 pm

Sweet Melissa’s Restaurant. Homemade biscuits, “Hopple Popple” scramble, generous omlets, inventive/delicious home fries, and much more. Great for Sunday brunch with live jazz. Seating indoors or outdoors.

elaine

June 22nd, 2009
10:56 pm

What is so great about the flying biscuit? I did not like anything there

Felton

June 22nd, 2009
11:06 pm

Thumbs Up Diner in East Point!

MT

June 22nd, 2009
11:07 pm

Marriott Hotel (Airport) Brunch, The Dwarf House, Ria’s Blue Bird Cafe, Thumbs Up, Waffle House…everything else is uncivilized.

Susan

June 22nd, 2009
11:08 pm

Cracker Barrel— Wonderful pancakes, bacon and coffee—to die for!

Dawg Daddy

June 22nd, 2009
11:10 pm

Matthew’s Cafeteria in Tucker is great grub for a great price. It’s real food!

jason

June 22nd, 2009
11:14 pm

Thumbs Up in Old fourth Ward and West Egg on Howell Mill.
Dude….

nolarw

June 22nd, 2009
11:14 pm

J Christophers and Original House Of Pancakes, both great.

Michael

June 22nd, 2009
11:17 pm

Pa Pa jacks!

oldbrave

June 22nd, 2009
11:29 pm

Hoffers in Helen Ga

oldbrave

June 22nd, 2009
11:32 pm

best homemade cornbeef hash around lots of it with any type eggs you want fresh baked bread make you hurt yourself all you can get down and then some

chris

June 22nd, 2009
11:33 pm

Douceur de France in Marietta is hard to beat for a great French breakfast. Despite there being no such thing as “French toast” in France, they’ve one-upped the American version for sure!

Louise’s by Kennesaw Mountain is the best greasy spoon around. I could eat a dozen of their “cathead” biscuits.

The other old standby has to be the Waffle House. Besides, it’s local!

Leret

June 22nd, 2009
11:36 pm

Highland Bakery or Thumbs Up

Katharine

June 23rd, 2009
12:08 am

Uptown Breakfast in Alpharetta — great French toast, excellent pancakes, waffles, blintzes, potato pancakes … everything I’ve had there has been really good and generously portioned. If you’re only counting ITP, OK Cafe has delicious breakfast options. Bagel Palace is probably my all-time favorite, but, well, as someone pointed out, since we’re in the South, I suppose we ought to choose something more traditional.

joeybagodoughnuts

June 23rd, 2009
12:10 am

1. J.R’s Log House, the best biscuits and gravy in the northeastern part of town.
2. Old Hickory House in Dunwoody, the staff is great and the salted country ham is great.
3. Biscuit Barn up in Johns Creek, long lines but worth it.

CTNTG

June 23rd, 2009
12:15 am

Atlanta sux when it comes to Breakfast/Brunch restaurants. Other than Waffle House, there is not much to choose from.

AJL

June 23rd, 2009
12:26 am

Sweet Melissa’s in Decatur

Rise & shine ...

June 23rd, 2009
12:27 am

In Bed of course!! But if he/she doesn’t like it in bed or home-cooked, then First Awakenings in Monterey, CA — don’t miss the “All that Razz” pancakes: raspberry, coconut, and granola; so good, they’ll make you slap your granny!

Gene

June 23rd, 2009
12:31 am

Hickory house in dunwoody or golden carrol

Richard blaylock

June 23rd, 2009
12:45 am

BLAYLOCKS HOUSE IN STONE MOUNTAIN HOME MADE WAFFLES CHEESE GRITS AND HOT BEEF LINK SAUSAGES COOKED TO PERFECTION YING AND YANG DONE RIGHT.

David Vogelpohl

June 23rd, 2009
12:57 am

Vittles Restaurant and Gift Shop in Marietta Georgia is the best breakfast anywhere. Whether it be the skillet breakfasts, Freddies or the everyday breakfast specials, nobody leaves hungry!
Great atmosphere and if you like fresh ground coffee, your cup is never empty.

Dmoney!

June 23rd, 2009
1:05 am

Thumbs up….EastPoint. “Try the chickent Sausage.”

Nick

June 23rd, 2009
1:21 am

1) Old Hickory House; 2) Silver Skillet, 14th St.; 3) Waffle House.

Atlantarama

June 23rd, 2009
1:39 am

Waffle House.

MC

June 23rd, 2009
1:47 am

The Social House on Howell Mill- absolute best Breakfast!

mark

June 23rd, 2009
2:08 am

My house: oscar mayer baon, bob evens sausage,johnsonville turkeysausage, smoky links, biscuts, onion potatoes(world famous), pan cakes, cheese eggs, grits, mrs butterwortrhs,grape jelly, oj and wal mart grape juice(everyone is welcome) 2. Golden coral-Douglasville

Shel D

June 23rd, 2009
2:24 am

Essex is Duluth. Best lox platter this side of Vegas, Baby!

Disney Peach

June 23rd, 2009
3:10 am

J Christophers

Me

June 23rd, 2009
3:34 am

Murphy’s in Virginia Highlands — best brunch in Atlanta 8-4 on Saturday’s & Sundays.

Kudzu Wildcat

June 23rd, 2009
3:37 am

Snellville Diner,Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Good

T.Ro.

June 23rd, 2009
5:59 am

Dakota Blue in Grant Park. Try the Baby Daddy Skillet.

JP

June 23rd, 2009
6:10 am

Ria’s Bluebird – hands down.

Btw, Flying Biscuit sucks.

Onward

June 23rd, 2009
6:20 am

Mamies Kitchen in Lithonia – the lightest, tastiest pancakes ever! Plus great biscuits, country ham, etc. Great prices, too.

A. Teesman

June 23rd, 2009
6:48 am

LePeep in Dunwoody Village has the most rad breakfast around.

Kara

June 23rd, 2009
6:56 am

West Egg is the BEST!

Sister Sledge

June 23rd, 2009
6:57 am

Thumbs Up, Decatur, hands down the best.

sharon

June 23rd, 2009
7:06 am

I rather run naked through fire than eat at a Waffle House or Ihop.

JLH

June 23rd, 2009
7:08 am

BLD in Woodstock. Big servings, wide variety, family friendly in pricing and service.

ben

June 23rd, 2009
7:09 am

waffle house?

really?

huh?

The Original House of Pancakes on Cheshire.

But when it was around the Crescent Moon had the best strawberry pancakes. They also did this thing with peppers, potatoes, and eggs! I mean, wow!

MarkP

June 23rd, 2009
7:16 am

West Egg Rules!!!!!

dave

June 23rd, 2009
7:22 am

J.R.’s in Peachtree Corners

SP

June 23rd, 2009
7:25 am

Henry’s Louisiana Grille in Acworth (Saturdays only). Ooh la la Omelet with fried crawfish and andouille sausage and biscuits. And they have Community coffee…

Donna

June 23rd, 2009
7:27 am

Martin’s Biscuits – best biscuits ever

Patrick

June 23rd, 2009
7:27 am

Bobby and June’s

Steve

June 23rd, 2009
7:30 am

American Roadhouse in Va-Highland

Russ

June 23rd, 2009
7:31 am

1. The Original Pancake House
2. American Roadhouse in the Highlands

John

June 23rd, 2009
7:34 am

If you have not tried Pope Benedict Eggs at Katie’s Cafe & Bakery in Roswell- you don’t know the best. Great baker.

Mark

June 23rd, 2009
7:37 am

BLD’S in Woodstock

Jason

June 23rd, 2009
7:38 am

Flying Biscuit has the best seafood, steak, pizza, pulled pork, BBQ ribs, ice cream, breakfast, lunch, dinner, Chinese food, Italian food, hamburgers, sweet tea, french fries, hot dogs, unsweet tea, fried chicken, and sushi. Best of the Big A…a contest to give everyone equal chance to lose to Flying Biscuit.

CMH

June 23rd, 2009
7:43 am

West Egg – best Red Velvet Cupcakes the world has ever seen or tasted! And they serve the best coffee, hands down!

emily

June 23rd, 2009
7:46 am

Pot-n-Pan in Atlanta – it is better than Waffle House!

Yolanda Corbitt

June 23rd, 2009
7:49 am

Ria’s Bluebird & Pastries A Go Go

jim truglio

June 23rd, 2009
7:54 am

Papa Jack’s grat food. good value

GrownManIshh

June 23rd, 2009
7:56 am

Thumbs Up, Original Pancake House, and I’d give Cracker Barrel a nod for third.

Bill Berry

June 23rd, 2009
7:56 am

D J’s at the intersection of Brown Bridge/Magnet Rds……

Billy Bob

ThaMan

June 23rd, 2009
7:59 am

My Girls Draws

Sue

June 23rd, 2009
8:04 am

Silver Skillet! THE BEST Country Ham you will ever sink your chops in.

Greg

June 23rd, 2009
8:08 am

Ken’s Corner Grill, Smyrna- Corned Beef Hash & eggs, call my cardiologist now!

zac covington

June 23rd, 2009
8:10 am

the pancake house on memorial drive.Hge portions.

ChillyMutt

June 23rd, 2009
8:15 am

Ria’s Bluebird, Thumbs Up and the old standard …. all great – depends on the mood.

Ike

June 23rd, 2009
8:16 am

J Christopher’s in Alpharetta
IHOP in Cumming
Waffle House Anywhere

JW

June 23rd, 2009
8:16 am

Carroll St. Cafe in Cabbagetown

Casey McLynn

June 23rd, 2009
8:16 am

It is definitely not American Roadhouse. Terrible coffee and smells like spoiled milk. I think Silver Skillet is the best.

Michelle

June 23rd, 2009
8:21 am

Hands down to Australian Bakery in East Atlanta Village….Great food and the staff are super friendly specially the owner.

Mongo

June 23rd, 2009
8:23 am

Hands down its “The Breakfast Club” on Tybee Island, forget about it…

periwinnklerules

June 23rd, 2009
8:23 am

Family Tradition in Woodstock – their homeade biscuits and country ham will make your tounge slap your brains out! (you can even get red eye gravy)! Henry’s in Acworth for brunch would be next in line!

Paige

June 23rd, 2009
8:24 am

Flying Biscuit!!! I love the eggceptional!

Royce

June 23rd, 2009
8:24 am

Thumbs Up(get there early to get a table) or West Egg Cafe!!!!

Nancy

June 23rd, 2009
8:26 am

Karla

June 23rd, 2009
8:27 am

Old Hickory House in Dunwoody and Tucker—-excellent breakfast (the biggest pancakes I’ve seen), and reasonable prices.

2EggsAndASausageLink

June 23rd, 2009
8:28 am

Marietta Diner has the best French Toast in town

Paddy, the only Goetta you’ll find down here is in my Freezer. That’s a Cincinnati area original and hard to find south of the mason-dixon line

cHRIS

June 23rd, 2009
8:28 am

Social House

Kenneth

June 23rd, 2009
8:29 am

Nobody else is saying it, so I guess I have to. Did everyone forget about Ray’s on the River for Sunday Brunch. Best breakfast, bar-none!!!

JD

June 23rd, 2009
8:31 am

Louise’s at the foot of Kennesaw Mountain.

Tim

June 23rd, 2009
8:32 am

Marietta Diner – the best french toast I ever had.

vcl

June 23rd, 2009
8:34 am

Goldbergs . . . I didn’t know anyone else had breakfast?

Eric

June 23rd, 2009
8:34 am

J.Christopher’s and Cracker Barrel (the Oldtimer – best bacon anywhere!)

Stiffler

June 23rd, 2009
8:34 am

The french toast in that place in the movie Road Trip is good, according to D.J. Qualls.

Laschea

June 23rd, 2009
8:37 am

Original House of Pancakes (OHOP)

Lauren

June 23rd, 2009
8:37 am

Thumbs Up of course! Everything tastes like how my dad used to cook it on a lazy Saturday morning…

sugar

June 23rd, 2009
8:45 am

( Unity) On The West Side, The BEST SOUL BREAKFAST EVER.

Andy

June 23rd, 2009
8:45 am

Sweet Melissas in Decatur is my favorite. Great food and atmosphere!

Mel

June 23rd, 2009
8:45 am

Highland Bakery! Weekends there is a wait, but well worth it! Their egg and cheese is really good and there sweet potato pancake is really sweet but so good. And grits lover or not…there grits are yummy

claire

June 23rd, 2009
8:45 am

The Old Hickory House in Tucker has the best chicken biscuit with gravy I’ve ever consumed. Hands down. Cheep too! Put some south inya mouth!

RajunKagun

June 23rd, 2009
8:46 am

J. Christophers, but if you want huge biscuits and heart clogging meats try Martins. Flying Biscuit is overrated with their big dry biscuits.

Jones

June 23rd, 2009
8:46 am

Ria’s Bluebird Cafe

J Press

June 23rd, 2009
8:46 am

1. Highland Bakery (sweet potatoe pancakes are da bomb)
2. Thumbs Up
3. Flying Biscuit (Still trying to figure out how they get their grtis like that)
4. My house

MR BULLDAWG

June 23rd, 2009
8:46 am

Rick

June 23rd, 2009
8:49 am

Pastries A GoGo in Decatur hands down. The owner is an award winning pastry chef but everthing they have is great. Eggs, sausage, bacon, pancakes, waffles, sausage gravy with their incredible biscuits, YUM !!!

Tom

June 23rd, 2009
8:49 am

Any of the J Christopher’s locations for sure!!!!

MA

June 23rd, 2009
8:50 am

Waffle House!!

Phil McCrotch

June 23rd, 2009
8:51 am

you people posting waffle house and cracker barrel need to get out more. seriously…

West Egg(howell mill) and Australian Bakery in EAV. Oh, and gotta give some love to Thumbs up in the Pernt!

The Bobster

June 23rd, 2009
8:52 am

The Flying Biscuit has no clue how to make a real biscuit. Their biscuits are more like a pastry.
Chick Fil A’s egg and chicken biscuits are the best.

Karen

June 23rd, 2009
8:53 am

Flying Biscuit or the Radial Cafe are my two favs!

WRICKY

June 23rd, 2009
8:55 am

THUMBS UP HANDS DOWN

Mary

June 23rd, 2009
8:58 am

Loretta’s Country Kitchen in Oakwood – loads of boats and trucks lined up in the dark every morning they’re open. A “meat and three” with a great breakfast buffet! Loretta’s is the bomb…

Oakhurst

June 23rd, 2009
9:01 am

Pastries A Go Go in downtown Decatur. The biscuits, grits and crispy bacon is soooo good . . . also the muffins, croissants and other pastries.

Lindsey

June 23rd, 2009
9:03 am

Sun in My Belly has the best breakfast hands down! Their bacon is crazy good!

S

June 23rd, 2009
9:04 am

1. Flying Biscuit- McClendon
2. Thumbs Up- Edgewood

You're just not getting it

June 23rd, 2009
9:05 am

People! The BEST breakfast was the question, not the best breakfast when I’m drunk and nothing else is open. Thus, Waffle House is out. If you think it is still in the running, then you are not qualified to comment on anything related to food. Now, my nominees are Social House, West Egg, Thumbs Up, Ria’s, and Silver Skillet(what Waffle House wishes it was). The eggs benedict at Pastries A Go Go is worth nominating as the best dish in Atlanta period.

Davo

June 23rd, 2009
9:06 am

Silver Skillet hands down. Flying Biscuit is over-rated…turkey bacon, tofu eggs…and the aclaimed ‘hard and powdery’ biscuit; who wants to eat that?

Pamela Leigh

June 23rd, 2009
9:07 am

DEFINITELY the Flying Biscuit Cafes for best breakfast, best biscuits, best Brunch, and by far–the BEST GRITS IN THE WORLD!!!

west side

June 23rd, 2009
9:10 am

Finally saw someone mention the Social House on Howell Mill. Easily the best breakfast I’ve had here in 11 years. Amazing food. I think I’m headed there now…mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

Jaye Leigh

June 23rd, 2009
9:13 am

Ria’s, Einstein’s, West Egg

Sam

June 23rd, 2009
9:16 am

Goldberg’s, Silver Skillett, May Flower (in Athens). The Flying Biscuit is way over rated.

Kelly

June 23rd, 2009
9:50 am

When I think of the best breakfast in Atlanta, I think of the Flying Biscuit. Yummm

Otis

June 23rd, 2009
10:10 am

Sweet Melissa’s on the Square in Decatur! Groovy music and good food!

Sam

June 23rd, 2009
10:17 am

Java Jive
Highland Bakery
Thumbs Up
Ria’s Bluebird

Joe

June 23rd, 2009
10:46 am

Flying Biscuit! I can’t get enough of those grits!

X Man

June 23rd, 2009
10:58 am

Sweeeeet Melissa’s Decatur on the Square! Great food, jazz brunch on Sunday’s and Mary Ann. What more do you need.

Hanna J

June 23rd, 2009
11:10 am

Flying Biscuit (The Original in Candler Park is my FAVORITE!)

Lewda

June 23rd, 2009
1:39 pm

No doubt about it? The Flying Biscuit in Sandy Springs!!! Best service and great food!

Cammi317

June 23rd, 2009
1:42 pm

Pastries A Go Go

Paula

June 23rd, 2009
1:50 pm

Hickory House is my favorite spot for breakfast.

6Digitballin

June 23rd, 2009
1:55 pm

when I’m takin a break during our soul train filming we have a breakfast bar and those syrup chicken wing biscuits are the best anywhere! i don’t know the guy’s restaurant name but they call him rambeaux

Terry

June 23rd, 2009
2:09 pm

Fagan’s Biscuit Barn

mechi

June 23rd, 2009
2:33 pm

Thumbs Up and Cresent Moon ..and Cracker Barrel for the pancakes

reservoirDAWG

June 23rd, 2009
3:13 pm

Mongo is right that The Breakfast Club in Tybee is the best in GA. In metro Atlanta it is Fagan’s, Dillards or The Midway Mealhouse.

Nothing But The Truth

June 23rd, 2009
3:23 pm

Old Hickory House, Flying Biscuit,

ziza

June 23rd, 2009
4:04 pm

social house on howell mill is AMAZING!! thumbs up, crescent moon, and highland bakery get honorable mention! ria’s is good but not enough of a selection. flying biscuit is just ok in comparison to the others. will check out west egg and parish. j christophers didnt bowl me over…

Lisa

June 23rd, 2009
4:54 pm

Flying Biscuit is the BEST!!!

Margie

June 23rd, 2009
7:41 pm

Fagan’s Biscuit Barn on 141 in Forsyth County. Homemade biscuits, tender ham, country ham, smoked sausage, tenderloin, salmon patties,steak, chicken, streak of lean, sausage,bacon, eggs (scrambled, fried, over easy, milk or sausage gravy, potato pancakes, hash brown patties, grits.
What more could you want? Not only great food but the feeling of being at home.

Dick

June 24th, 2009
5:54 am

The Majestic on Ponce.

Kaye

June 24th, 2009
7:55 am

Original Pancake House on Memorial Dr, and Denny’s (love the french toast).

Slap

June 24th, 2009
9:23 am

Sweet Melissa’s on the square in Decatur

Rambeaux

June 24th, 2009
9:36 am

6Digitballin – thanks for the shout out! i’m glad you enjoy my homemade biscuits. they better than any biscuit in ATL..I’m laughin at all these people who are saying waffle house, ihop, etc. when we all know daym well my food is the best hands down! hey, ATL – get at me and eat my biscuits! They’ll make you want to slap yo dawg. Tell PETA to shut up and grab a biscuit too while they trying to close my shop down because I fight my pit bulls!

Ellen

June 24th, 2009
10:47 am

Flying Biscuit
No contest

SP

June 24th, 2009
11:24 am

Bobby and June’s is great. Flying Biscuit sucks.

Russ Camp

June 24th, 2009
11:37 am

Sweet Melissa’s. No Contest.

Sara

June 24th, 2009
1:42 pm

eek! The popularity of Thumbs Up is disturbing me since we encountered a roach there about a year ago (East Point location)

reservoirDAWG

June 24th, 2009
4:01 pm

The Flying Biscuit blows!

James Wy

June 24th, 2009
4:15 pm

Forget all those places “Marietta Diner” is where it is at not only is the food great but the diverse workers makes it a pleasent place to eat breakfast, and you will need to be hungry when you come!

Seminole84

June 24th, 2009
4:43 pm

Flying Biscuit!!

David

June 24th, 2009
8:19 pm

1. Original Pancake House
2. J Christophers
3. Goldberg’s Deli

Natashia

June 25th, 2009
9:20 am

Martin’s. They have the best grits, biscuits, sweet tea, hell everything is great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

Sarah

June 25th, 2009
9:21 am

Thumbs Up Diner! Basic and yummy!

TRB

June 25th, 2009
9:52 am

THE FLYING BISCUIT HANDS DOWN!

Pamela

June 25th, 2009
3:21 pm

Thumbs Up on Edgewood!! The best smoked salmon omelet anywhere!!

Arona

June 25th, 2009
4:13 pm

Flying Biscuit..or Pastries A Go Go in Decatur!

Arona

June 25th, 2009
4:14 pm

oh yeah Sweet Melissa’s too :)

KD

June 25th, 2009
4:24 pm

American Roadhouse in Virginia Highlands – everything’s great!

Emjay

June 25th, 2009
5:42 pm

American Roadhouse in Virgina Highlands of course! I’ve NEVER once been disappointed. Thumbs is a close second.

Andrew

June 25th, 2009
7:55 pm

The Flying Biscuit is my favorite spot. I know they just won for best biscuits, but they definite deserve this nomination as well.

bp

June 25th, 2009
8:05 pm

Stilesboro Bisquit

painemp

June 26th, 2009
8:59 am

Original Pancake House on Cheshire Bridge.

Barbara

June 26th, 2009
9:07 am

THE DULUTH REXALL GRILL HAS THE BEST BREAKFAST EVER! ALL HOME COOKED AND DELICIOUS. HUGE BEAUTIFUL BROWN BISCUITS RIGHT OUT OF THE OVEN AND THE HOME COOKED LUNCHES ARE WONDERFUL TOO, ALONG WITH THE BEST CHOCOLATE FUDGE CAKE ANYWHERE. IF YOU TRY IT ONCE YOU WILL DEFINITELY GO BACK FOR MORE. WE LOVE JUST WATCHING GAIL AND RACHEL COOK.
IT IS A GREAT PLACE ON SATURDAY MORNING TO HAVE A GOOD LEISURELY FAMILY
BREAKFAST. EVERYTHING IS HOMEMADE,INCLUDING ALL OF THE WONDERFUL CAKES.

cee cee

June 26th, 2009
9:26 am

The Original Pancake House. The omlettes are sensational & the pancakes, yum!

Melody

June 26th, 2009
9:55 am

Flying Biscuit

Diane

June 26th, 2009
1:09 pm

Highland Bakery is awesome and worth the wait.

Sandy in Tucker

June 26th, 2009
1:31 pm

Dont vote till you try Pastry’s a go go in Decatur. Quality and Quanitiy are excellent. Would be a good value at twice the price.

Barbara

June 26th, 2009
2:26 pm

Goldberg’s

Perez Hilton

June 26th, 2009
3:30 pm

A confidential source informs me that Michael Jacksons favorite breakfast item or anytime item, for that matter, is “lil Smokies.”

Caroline Bonvouloir

June 26th, 2009
4:56 pm

Ria’s Bluebird or American Roadhouse Cafe!!

Dex

June 27th, 2009
8:33 am

Thumbs Up is terrific, but if you’ve never had the chick-fil-a and eggs from the Dwarf House, you’re missing out!

Paddy

June 27th, 2009
10:29 am

Two eggs and sausage links…thanks for the come-back. Thought that might be the case in my quest to find “goetta” for breakfast. If someone would find a way to put this on their menu it would be a huge hit. You are right, I have my recipe from the old world from Cincinnati. It is sold commercially, but I lost the address from where to order. Guess I will have to make my next batch. How do you have any left to freeze? Never lasts that long around my house. Thanks again.

koko

June 27th, 2009
6:53 pm

Sun in My Belly, Thumbs Up Diner, and Atkins Park are my top 3

Jim

June 27th, 2009
9:16 pm

Java Jive on Ponce gets my vote!

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GoVols

June 29th, 2009
10:04 am

The Flying Biscuit! Love the oatmeal pancakes :)