Solid Breakfast Joints in Vegas

Everyone knows breakfast is the most important meal of the day. What better way to wake up from an awesome nights sleep than to treat yourself to some of the best foods known to man: including eggs (duh), bacon (who doesn’t love bacon?), biscuits (extra bonus with gravy), pancakes, waffles, hash browns, oatmeal (for the health freaks), fresh-fruit smoothies, coffee (yes, please), steak (beeeeeeeeeef), and many more morning favorites beloved by Americans everywhere. Americans seriously kick major ass when it comes to breakfast and there are some solid breakfast joints right here in Vegas doing it right. Drumroll please……

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Chef Natalie Young’s DTLV eatery “eat.” has had hipsters and Las Vegans raving over her home-made breakfast fare since its opening in 2012. Eat serves up American comfort food and they do it well. The pancakes ($9) can arguably be considered some of the best in the city. The edges are cooked to a crispy golden-brown and served with tiny jars of maple syrup and chicken apple sausage.  If you like chicken-fried steak ($14), you will fall in love with Natalie’s. Another sought-after dish is the Huevos Motuleños ($12) with two eggs over-easy, with red & green New-Mexican chili, black beans, peas, feta, sauteed bananas, and corn tortillas. This dish makes it’s cousin, the tradition Huevos Ranchero look like the runt of the litter. It’s killer. 707 Carson (at 7th) Las Vegas, NV 89101 www.eatdtlv.com 702.534.1515

Rise & Shine: A Steak & Egg Place

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When you want a steak for breakfast, Rise & Shine will satisfy your every need. Their specialties if you couldn’t have guessed it by their name, are steaks and eggs.  But, fear not, non-steak eaters….They also serve up out-of-this world omelets, pancakes, french toast ( some of the best you’ll ever eat ), and a chicken and waffle dish ($12.95) that will leave you thinking how can fried chicken and waffles with syrup be so good? If you want a stellar breakfast sandwich, then Rise & Shine has your back. Their famous “Two-Fisted Bagel & Egg Sandwiches” have become quite the local favorite and come with a variety of fillings. Definitely go with the “3 Little Pigs” ($11.25) with bacon, ham, banger, egg, and American cheese. It’s the real deal. Oh, one more thing, if you order a steak and egg breakfast, definitely get the “pot of bread” with it. Just do it. 10690 Southern Highlands Parkway Las Vegas, NV 89141 www.bestbreakfastvegas.com 702.202.4646

Lulu’s Bread & Breakfast

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Lulu’s Bread & Breakfast specializes in hand-crafted comfort food. Nothing they serve is pre-made or artificial. They only use the freshest and highest quality of ingredients, which allows the menu to be ever changing depending on what ingredients and items are in season. The menu includes freshly baked breads, croissants, pastries, breakfast and lunch sandwiches, wraps, frittatas and salads, along with coffee, espresso and small-batch sodas. Every dish at Lulu’s is made with love and you’ll definitely be able to taste the quality on your first bite. Order the “Skinny Lulu” ($6) if you’re looking for a healthy, tasty breakfast. It comes with an egg white, grilled asparagus, roasted red pepper pesto, and shaved Pecorino Romano on a soft baked roll. Or, if you want to splurge a little, try the stuffed french toast with baked apples ($6). Don’t start a conversation while eating this, because you’ll be too busy stuffing your face. 6720 Skypointe Dr. Las Vegas, NV 89131 www.lulusonthemove.com 702.437.5858

Original Sunrise Cafe

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If you’re an omelette for breakfast type of person, then Sunrise Cafe is the spot for you. There is no shortage of fillings to customize your own morning creation. Choose from 7 types of meats, 8 different types of veggies, and 9 different types of melted, cheesy gooeyness. Or, you can choose from their 9 in-house specialty omelettes that are all tremendous, seriously. One of the most popular dishes is the “Fiesta Benedict” ($10.25) served on an open faced bagel with jalapeno bacon, melted pepper jack cheese, two basted eggs, and topped with Fiesta hollandaise. Or, if you like wraps, then hands down get the “Glen’s Wrap” ($8.99). This wrap has diced grilled chicken, egg whites, Franks Original buffalo sauce, their famous home-made potatoes, avocado, and melted swiss cheese. It’s heaven in your mouth. Sunrise Cafe has been a local hidden gem for years and they are serving up some delicious home-made breakfast classics with their own creative twists and tastes. 8975 S Eastern Ave Las Vegas, NV 89123 www.eatatsunrise.com 702.257.8877

Crepe Expectations

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Crepes have been popular around the globe for years, especially in Europe and Japan. They’ve usually been topped and filled with sweet, dessert ingredients, but it’s not unusual for savory ingredients to be added. Crepe Expectations serves up both sweet and savory crepes and I’ll go ahead and say it…they are probably the best in town. They offer 5 different breakfast crepes including the local favorites: “The Rosarito” ($7.50) with scrambled eggs, guacamole, jack cheese and loose, house-made chorizo and the “The Grand Turk” ($7.50) with sauteed turkey, tomato, guacamole, jack cheese, and black olives. It’s the bomb. Husband and wife duo Lou and Jennifer Remmilard are at the restaurant every day cooking and manning the register. If you can’t decide on a crepe, ask Lou at the register to whip you up something special and he’ll make sure you are taken care of, I promise. Crepe Expectations is one of the most unique eateries in town and the moment you try one of their un-real crepe creations, you’ll know why. 9500 S Eastern Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89123 www.crepeexpectations.com 702.583.4939

BabyStacks Cafe

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Welcome to Pancake Heaven!! Actually, everything BabyStacks serves up is pretty amazing. This local joint serves up classic breakfast dishes with Filipino and Island twists. if you haven’t tried their city-wide famous Red Velvet pancakes ($8.95 for a full stack), you’ve been seriously depriving yourself of some insane yumminess.  These beauties are topped with fresh whipped cream, chocolate crumbles and served with cream cheese syrup. I’m pretty sure they also contain crack, because they are that addicting. Other standout dishes include “Rick’s Adobo Fried Rice” ($9.25) with marinated shredded chicken and rice wrapped up in omelette-style eggs with green onions and the “Kalua Pig Benedict” ($9.75) with a toasted english muffin, shredded cabbage, smoke flavored pork and it’s topped with two medium poached eggs and Hollandaise. It’s a pretty wild and satisfying dish. Trust me when I tell you this spot is the truth. 4135 S Buffalo Drive 101 Las Vegas, NV 89147  www.babystackscafe.com 702.207.6432

Drew Belcher- UNLOKT

1 Comment

  • Reply October 28, 2016

    Bette

    Prima di leggere il tuo post, non credo ci sarei anaord.Ota, tutto sommato, credo che un paio d'ore di svago nel weekend le valga!PS sono da sempre un fan della Portman, almeno mi godrò la sua vista!

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