8 Best Neighborhood Breakfast Spots in Metro Phoenix

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Laura Hahnefeld
Vovomeena's bread pudding French toast.
We spent the past year putting together a list of the best breakfast spots in the Valley for the 2013 Best of Phoenix® edition.

Print this off, bookmark it, pocket it, or make your own list for the next time you feel like rolling out of bed and having someone else make breakfast for you. Bonus: There's no clean-up.

See Also: The 8 Best Neighborhood Mexican Restaurants in Metro Phoenix

Best Neighborhood Breakfast, Central Phoenix: Vovomeena

Locally crafted coffee and fresh-made breakfast and brunch items might seem out of place on the fast food and chain-ridden intersection of Seventh Avenue and McDowell, but thanks to Vovomeena owner DJ Fernandes (also Tuck Shop, Astor House), they're a breath of fresh air that we hope stays in the neighborhood. Read more here.


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Melanie Mathieu
Outside Matt's new location just down the street from its original location.
Best Neighborhood Breakfast, Downtown Phoenix: Matt's Big Breakfast

Last fall, Matt's Big Breakfast chef-owner Matt Pool moved his killer homemade breakfast dishes to a new home just up the street. Naturally, we followed. Thanks to its being twice the size of the old place (from 25 to 50 seats), there's more elbow room to hunker down with Pool's plates of fluffy, from-scratch griddlecakes, eggs and off-the-bone ham, and luscious cheese- and veggie-stuffed omelets. And although the new Matt's still features its famous long lines, at least it's got its own restrooms.

Location Info

Vovomeena

1515 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Matt's Big Breakfast

825 N. 1st St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Perk Eatery

6501 E. Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale, AZ

Category: Restaurant

ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho

6850 E. Main St., Scottsdale, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Morning Glory Cafe

6106 S. 32nd St., Phoenix, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Yoli's Cafe

241 S. Oregon St., Chandler, AZ

Category: Restaurant

New York Flavor

15170 W. Bell Road, Surprise, AZ

Category: Restaurant

Essence Bakery Cafe

825 W. University Drive, Tempe, AZ

Category: Restaurant


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152 comments
Daniel Gross
Daniel Gross

Precisely WHY is this damn article TWO YEARS old? Click bait much? ???

Kalla Paige
Kalla Paige

Ooooh, that sounds like an excellent idea! Jamaar Williams and I love cooking breakfast, so we could even cook for you! :)

Rachel Robles
Rachel Robles

Kalla Paige that's good to know..Brunch at our house!

Kalla Paige
Kalla Paige

Jamaar Williams I love me some breakfast...

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Kristalin Kendra Glass

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Lacey Shaw
Lacey Shaw

April Griffus we made need to adjust our itinerary ;)

Holley Latunski
Holley Latunski

This article is from 2013! I'm sure there are better places in 2 years!!

Elise Duran
Elise Duran

Original Breakfast House is way better than Perk in North Phoenix.

Elise Duran
Elise Duran

Yes! Best ever! Way better than Perk.

Natalie Hill
Natalie Hill

Thank you Charlie Rivers! I've got a breakfast bucket list now! :)

Frank Elliott
Frank Elliott

WHAT !!!!! no Goetta on the menu....where's a Cincinnati Reds fan supposed to eat.

Meagan McGuire
Meagan McGuire

That forgot Original Breakfast House on 32nd st and Thunderbird!!!

Ali Martella
Ali Martella

Earl Mitchell we need to try some of these!

Evelyn Nieto Nevárez
Evelyn Nieto Nevárez

You know all the places Aleah ! Meet my cousin (she's visiting in April!) Alejandra .

Aleah Morantz
Aleah Morantz

Evelyn we have to go to vovomeena! It's right by us!

Valeria Diego
Valeria Diego

Gabriela Set omg! we should do a really nice brunch or something one of these days!! (:

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