16 Places to Get Breakfast in Dublin
If you’re in need of an early morning feed, are hosting a pre-work breakfast meeting, or are just an early riser and want to grab a bite when the city is at it’s best, check out these places that serve breakfast with the sunrise.
1. Lemon Crepe & Coffee Co
66 William Street S, Dublin 2.
Mon to Fri from 7.30am, Sat 8.30am and Sun 9.30am
Lemon has a wide range of breakfast crepes (including both sweet and savoury), as well as exceptional coffee. They also offer Belgian waffles and freshly baked pastries if you want a lighter bite in the morning. A great place for a quick, delicious breakfast when on the go.
2. Metro Cafe
43 South William Street, Dublin 2
Mon to Sat from 8am, Sun from 10am
Styled as a Parisian café, Metro has been a popular South William St café for years. The Breakfast Buttie with scrambled egg is a personal favourite, as well as their pancakes. The friendly staff and outdoor seating area stretching the length of the café are only some of Metro’s many features.
3. TANG Café
23C Dawson Street, Dublin 2 & 9A Abbey Street Lower, Dublin 1
Open Mon to Fri 7:30am, Sat 10am (Closed Sun)
Well known for it’s nutritiously focused food, Tang Café has increasingly grown in popularity since opening both locations on either side of the liffey. Their breakfast menu features favourites such as porridge, pancakes and avocado eggs, but also dishes boasting their Middle Eastern influence such as Shakshuka (eggs poached in tomato, roasted red peppers and harrissa).
4. Brother Hubbard
153 Capel St, City Centre North, Dublin 1
Open Mon to Fri 8am, Sat & Sun 10am
A small, owner-run, independent café on Capel Street that prides itself on an ever changing innovative menu, fresh ingredients and friendly service. Somewhere not to be missed. They serve both breakfast and an all day brunch so even if you don’t manage to catch the early risers, there’ll be eggs waiting for you until 3:45pm in this local favourite.
5. The Pantry Café
64 Talbot Street, City Centre North, Dublin 1
Open 7.30am daily
Located just under the bridge on Talbot Street, The Pantry provides full service to their customers and offers freshly cooked traditional breakfast options at very reasonable prices.
6. Honest to Goodness
12 Dame Court, Dublin 2, Ireland
Mon – Sat 8am
Dedicated to leaving the customer feeling well fed and happy, Honest uses only natural ingredients without preservatives in their breakfast choices which include a variety of free range egg based dishes and a Full Irish Breakfast. They even have a great breakfast to go option!
7. Laine, My Love
38 Talbot Street, Dublin 1
Mon to Friday 7.30am – 3.oopm
Laine, My Love has a small yet delicious menu! Their 4 breakfast items are full of flavour and perfect for an early morning before work. They offer cashnew nut butter with blackberry on sourdough toast, soaked oat porridge with baked plum and flaked almondas, pork and leek sauches on sourdough roll with homemade brown sauce, and scrambled eggs with spinach and relish with avocado and sausage on toast.
8. Taste Food Co.
39-40 South William St
Open Mon to Fri 7:30am
Serving wholesome food including freshly baked bread, hot breakfasts and fruit, the staff are polite, helpful and are known to be very accommodating with kids and prams!
9. Póg Café
32 Bachelors Walk, Dublin 1
Mon to Fri 8am, Sat 9am, Sun 10.30am
Healthy and packed with protein, Pog Café offers amazing breakfast pancakes, porridge, parfaits, and smoothies! Everything they make is fat free, gluten free, low GI, low in sugar, and full of probiotics, vitamins and minerals – but they do not compromise on taste or quality!
2 Sulfolk St
Mon to Sun from 8am
O’Neills love breakfast time!! They have a huge range of options and pride themselves on all of their products including free-range eggs, meaty sausages, dry-cured streaky bacon, Black and White Pudding and accompanying delicious sauces and preserves being supplied from only the best Irish sources.
11. Keoghs Café
1 Trinity St, Dublin 2
Mon to Sat 7am, Sun 9am
For a quick fresh pocket friendly breakfast head to Keogh’s and choose from their wide selection of muffins, cakes and scones famous for their flavour combinations such as mixed berry, pear and vanilla, apple and walnut, and strawberry.
Balfe Street, Dublin 2
Mon to Fri 8am, Sat to Sun 10am
Pop into Balfes at the Westbury for great breakfast options. They serve amazing pancakes, omelettes, porridge, and lots more! Their food is sure to make the start of your day a great one! They’ve also teamed up with BodyByrne Fitness to curate some health focused protein packed breakfast dishes that are both delicious and nutritious!
Opens Mon to Sat 9.30am, Sun 11am
With a rooftop view across Dublin, Avoca’s Suffolk Street Café is a favourite destination for a rendezvous in town. A popular place for breakfast, where the focus is on sourcing excellent Irish ingredients, great baking and bringing out fresh, true flavours.
14. Hairy Lemon
41-42 Stephen Street Lower, Dublin 2
Mon to Sat from 11.30am, Sun from 12pm
If you’re looking for a later breakfast, then the Hairy Lemon is the place to go! It’s one of Dublin’s trendier pubs known for great food, service and a friendly atmosphere. They serve Full Irish and Vegetarian breakfasts.
19-20 Wicklow Street, Dublin 2.
Mon – Sat 8.30am, Sun 12pm
One of the few Dublin’s vegetarian restaurants, Cornucopia has a delicious breakfast with everything freshly made on-site, right down to a mouth-watering homemade vegetarian sausages, hash browns and even the baked beans! Just one word for all this: Yum!
16. Bewley’s Café
78- 79 Grafton Street, Dublin 2
Mon – Fri from 7:30am, Sat 8am, Sun 9am
Bewley’s Grafton Street is one of Dublin’s most iconic and celebrated landmarks. As well as a selection of their freshly baked pastries and breads, they also serve a selection of delicious hot breakfasts. they have a full Irish breakfast, a light breakfast, eggs on toasts and Ham and Cheese Croissants. As well as serving their now famous coffee.