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20 Excellent Dallas Breakfast Destinations for Takeout and Delivery

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Breakfast is arguably the most important meal of the day, and from time to time, it’s nice to slow down and enjoy a robust first meal from one of DFW’s exceptionally tasty breakfast destinations.

From crepes and waffles to loaded breakfast sandwiches and vegan tacos, there’s something for every early riser at one of these 20 essential breakfast spots, all available for takeout and delivery.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Deli News

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17062 Preston Rd Ste 100
Dallas, TX 75248
(972) 733-3354
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Pancake enthusiasts will appreciate the variety of add-ins and toppings at Deli News, including chocolate chip, cinnamon-apple, and banana nut. Challah French toast is an obvious choice, and everyone should definitely try the shakshuka, a classic Tunisian breakfast of poached eggs, peppers, and onions over a spicy tomato sauce. Order online for pickup, or from Grubhub for delivery.

2. Crossroads Diner

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17194 Preston Rd
Dallas, TX 75248

Two words: sticky buns. Split one of this North Dallas diner’s giant sticky buns with your breakfast companion, or try the classic Crossroads Breakfast. The combination of two eggs any style, bacon or chorizo, hashbrowns, and toast from Dallas’s own Empire Bakery will totally stick to the ribs. Order through Doordash for takeout and delivery.

3. The Market Local Comfort Cafe

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13534 Preston Rd
Dallas, TX 75240
(469) 677-5424
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Specializing in Kosher fare, The Market Local Comfort Cafe turns out bakery-quality breads, bagels, desserts and more, plus sides, dips and salad and single-serve meals every day but Saturday. The restaurant is meatless, serving only fish and vegetarian dishes with several vegan options daily. Call ahead and pull up for curbside delivery. Order online for takeout, or through Doordash for delivery.

Breakfast at The Market Local Comfort Cafe
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4. Cindi's N.Y. Delicatessen, Restaurant & Bakery

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11111 N Central Expy
Dallas, TX 75243
(214) 739-0918
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There isn’t a deli on every corner in Dallas, but Cindi’s keeps it real East Coast-style, especially where breakfast is concerned. Indulge your inner New Yorker with lox and bagels, blintzes, and latkes, or stick to classic Texas favorites with migas or a chorizo omelet. Breakfast is served all day, so don’t worry about waking up early on Saturday. Order online here, or through Grubhub, Postmates, Favor, or Seamless.

5. Snooze an AM Eatery

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8041 Walnut Hill Ln #846
Dallas, TX 75231
(972) 972-8730
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Born in Colorado but overflowing with Southern hospitality, breakfast and brunch mecca Snooze now boasts two Dallas locations and one in Fort Worth. Known for its indulgent pancakes and giant brunches, it’s best to hit Snooze on a weekday for breakfast. Order online for takeout or delivery.

6. Bubba's Cooks Country

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6617 Hillcrest Ave
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 373-6527
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If mom isn’t around to cook you breakfast anymore, Bubba’s is certainly up to the task. Order pancakes, dig into a sausage biscuit, and grab a few cinnamon rolls for the road. Add a half grapefruit to make this stick-to-the-ribs meal feel somewhat healthy. Order at the drive thru or call ahead for curbside.

7. Kuby's Sausage House

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6601 Snider Plz
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 363-2231
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German breakfast gets the comfort food treatment at Kuby’s Sausage House, where they’ve been hand-churning sausage and frying up schnitzel in Snider Plaza since 1961. Try Oma’s kartoffel pfannkuchen (potato pancakes served with applesauce and sour cream), or a jumbo breakfast biscuit filled with sausage or bacon, scrambled eggs, topped with cheese, and served with gravy and potatoes. Order online through Grubhub, Postmates, Favor, or Seamless.

8. Shug's Bagels

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3020 Mockingbird Ln
Dallas, TX 75205
(469) 526-5050
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Walking into Shug’s is like walking into a newer, cleaner, classier, real New York bagel shop. Offering bagels, cream cheeses and lox in several varieties each, egg bagel sandwiches, skinnier, lower carb “flagels,” and deli meats, cheeses and salads by the pound, this fast favorite often boasts a socially-distant line around the block on weekends. Available for takeout.

9. Benny's Bagels Lakewood

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1901 Skillman St
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 887-8385
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The bagels here are boiled in-house, then baked in a stone oven until perfectly brown on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Try stuffing one with garlic-cheddar or strawberry cream cheese, or order up one of Benny’s egg sandwiches on one of these perfect dough rounds. Socially distant lines can stretch pretty long on weekends, so be prepared to wait a bit outside before you order. You can also get delivery from UberEats, Grubhub, Favor, and Postmates.

10. Luckys Café

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3531 Oak Lawn Ave
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 522-3500
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Get a breakfast fix all day long at Lucky’s on Oak Lawn, where banana-cognac pancakes, chicken & waffles, migas, omelets, and more are served from dawn until dusk. Lucky’s offers takeout via online ordering and delivery through Favor.

11. Original Market Diner

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4434 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 521-0992
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Perhaps one of the best in Dallas, the Original Market Diner in the Medical District is the kind of place with a rotating pie case, where the waitresses still call people “sweetie.” Order up some crisp, juicy fried chicken sandwiched between fluffy waffles with a side of hash browns, bacon, and eggs. If at all possible, save room for a post-breakfast slice of pie. Everything can be ordered for takeout; simply call 214-521-0992 to do so. The restaurant is also on Postmates and Doordash.

12. San Martin Bakery and Cafe

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3120 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75204
(469) 802-6652
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A beloved Guatemalan pastry destination, San Martin’s first US location is also a great breakfast option with cheap-yet-delicious coffee. For breakfast, dig into the Salvadoreno, which boasts fried eggs and ranchera sauce served over cheese (or chicharron!) stuffed pupusas. Fried plantains, refried beans, and crunchy curdito (a lightly fermented cabbage slaw) round out this perfect plate. Order delivery through Postmates.

a collection of terra cotta owls and lush green living walls line the cavernous space inside San Martin in Uptown Dallas
Inside San Martin in Uptown
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13. Tiki Loco Coffee and Tacos

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2639 Elm St #100
Dallas, TX 75226
(469) 399-7997
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Vegans, rejoice: Deep Ellum’s Tiki Loco boasts some of the city’s best plant-based breakfast dishes. Diners can’t go wrong with breakfast tacos, but consider the green chile “chick’n” hash, which involves shredded faux-chicken smothered in green chile “crema” over grilled potatoes and peppers. Wash it down with a fresh-pressed juice or smoothie. Order online for takeout, or through UberEats, Grubhub, Doordash, Postmates, or Favor for delivery.

14. City Hall Bistro

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1321 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75202
(214) 651-3686
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This chic Downtown restaurant inside the Adolphus Hotel offers Belgian waffles, photo-worthy avocado toast, and more breakfast classics. Need something sweet? Try Otto’s (also inside the hotel) for a crispy Liege-style Belgian waffle. Deliver available from Grubhub and Seamless.

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15. Whisk Crepes Cafe

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1888 Sylvan Ave f120
Dallas, TX 75208
(469) 407-1899
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Throughout the pandemic, Julien Eelson of Whisk Crepes Cafe has been keeping his tiny restaurant shuttered to diners, offering takeout and delivery only. He’s pivoted his menu to offer crepe and other breakfast kits, as well as bottles of good wine. On Thursdays, Eelson doles out Nutella crepes for free to anyone who shows a receipt proving a recent local small biz purchase, and he feeds essential workers every day. Support his efforts by ordering online, or through Seamless, Postmates, or UberEats.

Whisk Crepe Cafe

16. Jonathon's Diner

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1619 N Beckley Ave
Dallas, TX 75203
(214) 782-9273
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Oak Cliff’s quintessential brunch spot, Jonathon’s is settled into its larger space off Beckley, where waffles, pancakes, muffins and egg dishes galore arrive at tables on the daily until 2:30 p.m. Takeout diners can call 214-782-9273 and pull up for curbside delivery.

17. Spiral Diner & Bakery

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1101 N Beckley Ave
Dallas, TX 75203
(214) 948-4747
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Many Dallas breakfasts revolve around eggs and bacon, but not at Spiral Diner. Vegetarians and vegans will find plenty to love here, including a veggie-packed tofu scramble, breakfast quesadillas, and most notably, vegan-friendly migas. Pair with an apple-carrot-ginger juice for a healthy breakfast any time of the day. Order online, or from Favor.

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18. Oddfellows

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316 W 7th St
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 944-5958
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This popular Bishop Arts spot serves up strong coffee, mimosas, and tempting plates of Southern-style breakfasts starting at 7:00 a.m. daily. Try the smoky brisket hash, or “The O.G.,” which features your choice of breakfast meat, plus eggs, potatoes, and toast. Oddfellows will deliver within 3 miles, or you can order online for convenient pickup at their walkup window.

19. El Jordan Cafe

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416 N Bishop Ave
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 941-4451

This laid-back Bishop Arts gem is one of Dallas’ best spots for huevos rancheros and migas, and the must-try breakfast torta. Breakfast tacos are substantial and clock in at around $1.50 each, which means that budget-conscious diners can fill up for around $5. The notably small El Jordan is offering takeout along with limited dine-in.

20. Tribal All Day Cafe

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263 N Bishop Ave
Dallas, TX 75208
(469) 776-8003
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Like their name suggests, Tribal offers their breakfast menu all day, as well as pantry items for pickup like breads, biscuits, jams granolas and nut butters, plus juices, teas and coffees to-go. Favorites include the Beet Latte and the Extra Avo Toast.

1. Deli News

17062 Preston Rd Ste 100, Dallas, TX 75248

Pancake enthusiasts will appreciate the variety of add-ins and toppings at Deli News, including chocolate chip, cinnamon-apple, and banana nut. Challah French toast is an obvious choice, and everyone should definitely try the shakshuka, a classic Tunisian breakfast of poached eggs, peppers, and onions over a spicy tomato sauce. Order online for pickup, or from Grubhub for delivery.

17062 Preston Rd Ste 100
Dallas, TX 75248

2. Crossroads Diner

17194 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75248

Two words: sticky buns. Split one of this North Dallas diner’s giant sticky buns with your breakfast companion, or try the classic Crossroads Breakfast. The combination of two eggs any style, bacon or chorizo, hashbrowns, and toast from Dallas’s own Empire Bakery will totally stick to the ribs. Order through Doordash for takeout and delivery.

17194 Preston Rd
Dallas, TX 75248

3. The Market Local Comfort Cafe

13534 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75240
Breakfast at The Market Local Comfort Cafe
Photo by Rachel Pinn

Specializing in Kosher fare, The Market Local Comfort Cafe turns out bakery-quality breads, bagels, desserts and more, plus sides, dips and salad and single-serve meals every day but Saturday. The restaurant is meatless, serving only fish and vegetarian dishes with several vegan options daily. Call ahead and pull up for curbside delivery. Order online for takeout, or through Doordash for delivery.

13534 Preston Rd
Dallas, TX 75240

4. Cindi's N.Y. Delicatessen, Restaurant & Bakery

11111 N Central Expy, Dallas, TX 75243

There isn’t a deli on every corner in Dallas, but Cindi’s keeps it real East Coast-style, especially where breakfast is concerned. Indulge your inner New Yorker with lox and bagels, blintzes, and latkes, or stick to classic Texas favorites with migas or a chorizo omelet. Breakfast is served all day, so don’t worry about waking up early on Saturday. Order online here, or through Grubhub, Postmates, Favor, or Seamless.

11111 N Central Expy
Dallas, TX 75243

5. Snooze an AM Eatery

8041 Walnut Hill Ln #846, Dallas, TX 75231

Born in Colorado but overflowing with Southern hospitality, breakfast and brunch mecca Snooze now boasts two Dallas locations and one in Fort Worth. Known for its indulgent pancakes and giant brunches, it’s best to hit Snooze on a weekday for breakfast. Order online for takeout or delivery.

8041 Walnut Hill Ln #846
Dallas, TX 75231

6. Bubba's Cooks Country

6617 Hillcrest Ave, Dallas, TX 75205

If mom isn’t around to cook you breakfast anymore, Bubba’s is certainly up to the task. Order pancakes, dig into a sausage biscuit, and grab a few cinnamon rolls for the road. Add a half grapefruit to make this stick-to-the-ribs meal feel somewhat healthy. Order at the drive thru or call ahead for curbside.

6617 Hillcrest Ave
Dallas, TX 75205

7. Kuby's Sausage House

6601 Snider Plz, Dallas, TX 75205

German breakfast gets the comfort food treatment at Kuby’s Sausage House, where they’ve been hand-churning sausage and frying up schnitzel in Snider Plaza since 1961. Try Oma’s kartoffel pfannkuchen (potato pancakes served with applesauce and sour cream), or a jumbo breakfast biscuit filled with sausage or bacon, scrambled eggs, topped with cheese, and served with gravy and potatoes. Order online through Grubhub, Postmates, Favor, or Seamless.

6601 Snider Plz
Dallas, TX 75205

8. Shug's Bagels

3020 Mockingbird Ln, Dallas, TX 75205

Walking into Shug’s is like walking into a newer, cleaner, classier, real New York bagel shop. Offering bagels, cream cheeses and lox in several varieties each, egg bagel sandwiches, skinnier, lower carb “flagels,” and deli meats, cheeses and salads by the pound, this fast favorite often boasts a socially-distant line around the block on weekends. Available for takeout.

3020 Mockingbird Ln
Dallas, TX 75205

9. Benny's Bagels Lakewood

1901 Skillman St, Dallas, TX 75206

The bagels here are boiled in-house, then baked in a stone oven until perfectly brown on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Try stuffing one with garlic-cheddar or strawberry cream cheese, or order up one of Benny’s egg sandwiches on one of these perfect dough rounds. Socially distant lines can stretch pretty long on weekends, so be prepared to wait a bit outside before you order. You can also get delivery from UberEats, Grubhub, Favor, and Postmates.

1901 Skillman St
Dallas, TX 75206

10. Luckys Café

3531 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75219

Get a breakfast fix all day long at Lucky’s on Oak Lawn, where banana-cognac pancakes, chicken & waffles, migas, omelets, and more are served from dawn until dusk. Lucky’s offers takeout via online ordering and delivery through Favor.

3531 Oak Lawn Ave
Dallas, TX 75219

11. Original Market Diner

4434 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75219

Perhaps one of the best in Dallas, the Original Market Diner in the Medical District is the kind of place with a rotating pie case, where the waitresses still call people “sweetie.” Order up some crisp, juicy fried chicken sandwiched between fluffy waffles with a side of hash browns, bacon, and eggs. If at all possible, save room for a post-breakfast slice of pie. Everything can be ordered for takeout; simply call 214-521-0992 to do so. The restaurant is also on Postmates and Doordash.

4434 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75219

12. San Martin Bakery and Cafe

3120 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75204
a collection of terra cotta owls and lush green living walls line the cavernous space inside San Martin in Uptown Dallas
Inside San Martin in Uptown
Rachel Pinn

A beloved Guatemalan pastry destination, San Martin’s first US location is also a great breakfast option with cheap-yet-delicious coffee. For breakfast, dig into the Salvadoreno, which boasts fried eggs and ranchera sauce served over cheese (or chicharron!) stuffed pupusas. Fried plantains, refried beans, and crunchy curdito (a lightly fermented cabbage slaw) round out this perfect plate. Order delivery through Postmates.

3120 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75204

13. Tiki Loco Coffee and Tacos

2639 Elm St #100, Dallas, TX 75226

Vegans, rejoice: Deep Ellum’s Tiki Loco boasts some of the city’s best plant-based breakfast dishes. Diners can’t go wrong with breakfast tacos, but consider the green chile “chick’n” hash, which involves shredded faux-chicken smothered in green chile “crema” over grilled potatoes and peppers. Wash it down with a fresh-pressed juice or smoothie. Order online for takeout, or through UberEats, Grubhub, Doordash, Postmates, or Favor for delivery.

2639 Elm St #100
Dallas, TX 75226

14. City Hall Bistro

1321 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75202
City Hall Bistro/Facebook

This chic Downtown restaurant inside the Adolphus Hotel offers Belgian waffles, photo-worthy avocado toast, and more breakfast classics. Need something sweet? Try Otto’s (also inside the hotel) for a crispy Liege-style Belgian waffle. Deliver available from Grubhub and Seamless.

1321 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75202

15. Whisk Crepes Cafe

1888 Sylvan Ave f120, Dallas, TX 75208
Whisk Crepe Cafe

Throughout the pandemic, Julien Eelson of Whisk Crepes Cafe has been keeping his tiny restaurant shuttered to diners, offering takeout and delivery only. He’s pivoted his menu to offer crepe and other breakfast kits, as well as bottles of good wine. On Thursdays, Eelson doles out Nutella crepes for free to anyone who shows a receipt proving a recent local small biz purchase, and he feeds essential workers every day. Support his efforts by ordering online, or through Seamless, Postmates, or UberEats.

1888 Sylvan Ave f120
Dallas, TX 75208

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16. Jonathon's Diner

1619 N Beckley Ave, Dallas, TX 75203

Oak Cliff’s quintessential brunch spot, Jonathon’s is settled into its larger space off Beckley, where waffles, pancakes, muffins and egg dishes galore arrive at tables on the daily until 2:30 p.m. Takeout diners can call 214-782-9273 and pull up for curbside delivery.

1619 N Beckley Ave
Dallas, TX 75203

17. Spiral Diner & Bakery

1101 N Beckley Ave, Dallas, TX 75203
Garrett Hall/EDFW

Many Dallas breakfasts revolve around eggs and bacon, but not at Spiral Diner. Vegetarians and vegans will find plenty to love here, including a veggie-packed tofu scramble, breakfast quesadillas, and most notably, vegan-friendly migas. Pair with an apple-carrot-ginger juice for a healthy breakfast any time of the day. Order online, or from Favor.

1101 N Beckley Ave
Dallas, TX 75203

18. Oddfellows

316 W 7th St, Dallas, TX 75208

This popular Bishop Arts spot serves up strong coffee, mimosas, and tempting plates of Southern-style breakfasts starting at 7:00 a.m. daily. Try the smoky brisket hash, or “The O.G.,” which features your choice of breakfast meat, plus eggs, potatoes, and toast. Oddfellows will deliver within 3 miles, or you can order online for convenient pickup at their walkup window.

316 W 7th St
Dallas, TX 75208

19. El Jordan Cafe

416 N Bishop Ave, Dallas, TX 75208

This laid-back Bishop Arts gem is one of Dallas’ best spots for huevos rancheros and migas, and the must-try breakfast torta. Breakfast tacos are substantial and clock in at around $1.50 each, which means that budget-conscious diners can fill up for around $5. The notably small El Jordan is offering takeout along with limited dine-in.

416 N Bishop Ave
Dallas, TX 75208

20. Tribal All Day Cafe

263 N Bishop Ave, Dallas, TX 75208

Like their name suggests, Tribal offers their breakfast menu all day, as well as pantry items for pickup like breads, biscuits, jams granolas and nut butters, plus juices, teas and coffees to-go. Favorites include the Beet Latte and the Extra Avo Toast.

263 N Bishop Ave
Dallas, TX 75208

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