All food is good, but breakfast food that's worth getting out of bed for on a Saturday? That's the stuff dreams are made of. While Michigan is full of amazing breakfast joints, we want to highlight these five - all of which have received stellar reviews and have countless delicious options on their menus. Whether you're an eggs benedict person or a waffles and pancakes kind of breakfast lover, we've found something for you!
1. Brooklyn Street Local - Detroit
Brooklyn Street Local is a breakfast and lunch place in Detroit. They feature locally sourced ingredients, and all of their menu offerings are freshly prepared. Their poutine is said to be legendary - and their brunch menu has a wide range of offerings from a few different types of eggs benedict to banana walnut pancakes. Not into the breakfast stuff? Their lunch menu looks equally extensive and amazing!
2. Golden Harvest - Lansing
Lansing's Golden Harvest is a kitschy spot with a unique menu that features constantly changing daily specials. People have been known to travel across the state just to check out their new specials and enjoy the fun ambiance. The place is small and there might be a wait, so get there early!
3. Marie Catrib's - Grand Rapids
If you're looking for a fun place to grab breakfast or brunch around the Grand Rapids area - Marie Catrib's is it. They take an active role in the Grand Rapids community, and Marie (yes, she's a real person!) founded this restaurant on one main principle - everything they serve is delicious and full of unique flavor. Their breakfast menu is varied, and they even offer sweet potato pancakes! Plus, they offer an extensive lunch/dinner menu and baked goods.
4. Cafe Zola - Ann Arbor
Cafe Zola is Ann Arbor's go-to breakfast and brunch hot spot - and we can see why. One word: crepes. So many crepes. They have sweet and savory options, but it doesn't stop there! "Zola's Favorites" include delicious choices such as Turkish Eggs and Crab Cake Benedict. In fact, there may be so many options you have a tough time deciding. Schedule some extra time for menu-perusal.
5. Early Bird Restaurant - Leland
If you're in the Leland/Traverse City area, Early Bird Restaurant should absolutely be on your "to go" list. Their service is friendly, and their breakfast offerings are classically executed - the perfect addition to any morning up north.
These are just a few of Michigan's many amazing breakfast options! What are some of your favorites? Let us know in the comments!