Breakfast is widely known as the most important meal of the day. For those who don’t want to make their own, we found the best breakfast date ideas in your area of town.

East Side

Sleepy Bee Cafe 

Cute and quaint, Sleepy Bee Café has a great breakfast menu. There are three locations, one in Blue Ash, one in Oakley, and the other is Downtown.

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The Echo 

Along with a breakfast menu, The Echo has weekly features you should check out. They also offer catering and private events.

Sugar n’ Spice 

This place has ducks! If you eat their yummy breakfast on a Sunday, you can get an adorable rubber ducky. It’s great food and a popular spot, so prepare for a packed house.

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National Exemplar 

If you’re looking for a classy and fancy breakfast, National Exemplar has you covered! National Exemplar has traditional breakfast, crepes and the delicious roasted vegetable quesadilla.

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Cozy’s Cottage

Eat, drink and be cozy at Cozy’s! Breakfast is served from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. so you can sleep in and still get a great breakfast! They also offer fresh squeezed organic juices.

Review here.

Another good brunch place is Cozy’s Cafe and Pub, where they have Cozy Cakes! For more on that, check out our review here.

West Side

Price Hill Chili 

A West Side staple right here! Although the name may be misleading, Price Hill Chili offers much more than chili. From steaks to eggs, their menu is totally versatile.

Hang Over Easy 

A playful twist on a classic breakfast! You’ll have fun and enjoy the creative puns.

Nation Kitchen & Bar 

Nation Kitchen & Bar has a bottomless brunch for $28. With this, you get unlimited mimosas and screwdrivers. So what are your weekend plans now?

Be sure to check out this delicious meal of banana and french toast!

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Keystone Bar & Grill 

We were surprised when we found out that Keystone offers brunch, but they do, and it’s delicious. They have several platters and even some vegetarian options.

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Sunnyside Grill 

Located in Cleves, Sunnyside Grill offers delicious breakfast! It’s a cozy Mom-and-Pop place with large portions.



For a sophisticated breakfast experience, Pleasantry in Over-the-Rhine is your place. They offer breakfast and lunch Tuesdays through Fridays from 8 a.m.- 2 p.m.

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Taste of Belgium 

With several locations in Cincinnati, Taste of Belgium has a great selection of waffle meals. You also can take some home with you.

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Northern Kentucky

Mokka and the Sunset Bar & Grill

Possibly the best French toast in the area! Crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside, topped with bananas and crème brulee pastry cream … it’s heavenly.

Anchor Grill 

The Anchor Grill offers a delicious selection of breakfast foods. A local favorite that will soon become a favorite of an outsider.

Bellevue bistro

Regarded as a cozy cafe in historic Bellevue, Bellevue Bistro is a great place to start your morning. With a mix of Cincy and NKY, you can get a Kentucky Hot Brown or a Goetta Grilled Cheese.

Lizzie K.

Author: Lizzie K.

Lizzie is the Content Specialist for Date Night Cincinnati. She handles the content for the website as well as the print edition of Date Night. When she isn't working, Lizzie explores her city finding new places to hang out. Other than a journalist, Lizzie identifies as a gamer, music enthusiast and fictional writer.