Our Favorite Local Breakfast Spots

The ladies here at Dragonfly appreciate a big ol' plate of pancakes, crispy bacon, freshly brewed coffee, and a delicious omelette- and we know the best places in Charlotte to get our fix!

We've each picked our favorite places and included a menu item or two that we order the most.

Enjoy, and if you visit any of these restaurants and/or try one of our recommendations, comment back here to let us know!

First Watch

First Watch has something for everyone. From eggs to pancakes to salads and sandwiches, it is worth stopping into one of the many locations in the area.

Brittney's Faves: Steel Cut Oatmeal and Avocado Toast (with a side of turkey sausage)

The Flying Biscuit

This local favorite serves up breakfast all day long. Who doesn't love pancakes for dinner every now and then? The restaurant also offers delivery, curbside pickup, and carry-out.

Brittney's Fave: The High Flyer

The Original Pancake House

Head into The Original Pancake House for crepes, pancakes (obviously), waffles, and fluffy egg white omelettes that are the size of your head. It is the perfect restaurant for the whole family to enjoy.

Erin's Faves: Pecan Waffles and Fresh Vegetarian Omelette

Amélie's French Bakery & Café

This charming cafe is worth the visit for the unique decor alone. Their pastries and coffee are like an added bonus!

Erin's Faves: Cinnamon buns and croissants

Heist Brewery

Katie raves about their "amazing" Sunday breakfast buffet which includes items like their Chicken & Waffle Sandwich, Vegan Sausage and Gravy, Shrimp and Grits, and a Chorizo Scramble.

Kid Cashew

This popular restaurant offers up a unique Sunday brunch that you surely don't want to miss. The menu includes avocado toast, French Toast, and a Croque-Madame Sandwich. They also offer a kid's menu and a killer Bloody Mary for the adults.

The Flipside Cafe

The Flipside Cafe is located in Fort Mill, SC (just a stone's throw away from Charlotte). This family-friendly cafe serves breakfast all week and even brunch.

Katie's Faves: Vegetable Avocado Toast and the Cinnamon Crunch Waffle (for her kids)

Eddie's Place

Eddie's Place is an award-winning restaurant that offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Head in often for menu specials that change monthly!

Erin's Faves: Big Fluffy Pancakes and bacon

Charlotte Locals: What is your favorite breakfast spot in the area?


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