The Best Breakfasts in Prague

People enjoy their meals outside in Prague
People enjoy their meals outside in Prague | © Edwin Remsberg / Alamy Stock Photo
Fuel up at some of Prague’s best breakfast and brunch restaurants before you hit the Czech capital’s beautiful cobbled streets.

Dine under a Neo-Renaissance ceiling at Café Savoy

Restaurant, Bakery, Bar, Cafe, Coffee Shop, European, French, $$$
Food at Cafe Savoy in Prague.
It's advised to make a reservation at Cafe Savoy | © Cafe Savoy
Founded in 1893, Café Savoy is the premier breakfast destination in Prague, meaning that getting a table won’t be easy without a reservation, especially on weekends. However, the long wait is worth it in the end. The café’s seven-metre-high (22.9 feet) Neo-Renaissance ceiling, lined with beautiful chandeliers, offers a lovely setting for a leisurely meal. They offer a variety of traditional Czech cakes and pastries for a sweet and filling breakfast. Breakfast Savoy, a dish which comes with a selection of bread, butter and jam, cake, eggs and a ham sandwich, is also a must-try.
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Indulge in a gastronomic experience at La Bottega Bistroteka

Bistro, Italian, $$$
La Bottega Bistroteka - Interior
People catch up and dine at La Bottega Bistroteka, Prague, Czech Republic | © La Bottega Bistroteka

La Bottega Bistroteka is the perfect place to enjoy authentic Italian cuisine. They serve the very best of what Italy can offer, from homemade liver pâté with mostarda to baked eggs with pancetta, and prosciutto cotto. They can also whip up delicious breakfast items such as free-range eggs benedict with marinated salmon, scrambled eggs with black truffle, and poached eggs with mashed avocado.

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Sip vegan coffee at Moment Café

Bistro, Cafe, Vegan, $$$

Moment is that cute little café and bistro that everyone wishes were in their neighbourhood. Their extensive menu features a variety of dishes, including bread and pastries, pancakes with fruit, and vegan omelettes made with gluten-free, chickpea flour batter, potatoes, mushrooms, kale, onions and tomatoes. For a caffeine boost before you begin exploring Prague, Moment Café also has the best selection of vegan coffee in town. Instead of regular milk, they use vegan alternatives such as organic oat, coconut or almond milk to complete your morning brew.

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Enjoy a healthy breakfast at Café Letka

Cafe, Coffee Shop, Vegan, Vegetarian, $$$

This rustic, Austro-Hungarian coffee shop is situated in district 7, a 30-minute walk from the city centre. Here, breakfast-lovers visiting Prague can take pleasure in the simple things in life such as great food, amazing coffee and excellent company. They serve freshly toasted sandwiches, waffles with fruit, french toast, smoothie bowls and even more delicious breakfast and brunch options. There’s something to suit everyone’s taste as their menu comes with vegan, vegetarian and non-veg options.

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Explore local cuisine at Bistro Monk

Bistro, Cafe, Vegan, Vegetarian, $$$
Bistro Monk features a warm, inviting space | © @mariebartosova

This hip establishment creates beautiful meals, all made from scratch using locally sourced ingredients. Bistro Monk is a popular destination for plant-based eaters looking for a filling breakfast in Prague, with breakfasts such as smoothie bowls and avocado toast with roasted mushrooms drawing in vegans and vegetarians. They also have plenty of options for meat-lovers, such as bacon and eggs, sausages and ham.

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Start the day with artisan breads at Pekárna Praktika

Bakery, Czech, $$$

Anything that comes out of the oven at Pekárna Praktika is going to be excellent. Located in Vinohrady, this little bakery only uses high-quality organic Czech flour, which is stone-ground to preserve its nutrients, making it great for digestion. At Pekárna Praktika, you can choose between spelt, rye and corn breads. They also serve croissants, vanilla cream-filled doughnuts, fruit tarts, eggs with toast and butter, and more. Since this bakery has a seasonal menu, expect their bread and pastries to be paired with seasonal fruits for a tasty and nutritious breakfast in Prague.

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Make new friends over coffee at Proti Proudu

Bistro, Snacks, Coffee, $$$

Inspired by Karlín-born electrical engineering innovator František Křižík, ‘current and connection’ is the theme of this family-friendly café in Prague. And while their modern, minimalist interior is definitely a feast for the eyes, their menu is the star of the show. Their specialities include their excellent waffles, avocado toast with eggs and buckwheat pancakes. For a social breakfast at a leisurely pace, head to Proti Proudu – you just might make a new friend as you enjoy the first meal of the day.

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Indulge in raw vegan food at MyRaw Café

Cafe, Vegan, $$$
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MyRaw Café in Prague offers a variety of plant-based breakfast dishes | © MyRaw Café

At this charming vegan café, guests can indulge in a healthy raw vegan breakfast. Their breakfasts include vegan pancakes with fruit, creamy kelp noodles with spinach and mushrooms, and vegan scrambled eggs with avocados, sun-dried tomatoes, turmeric, black salt and bell pepper. All their vegan meals are prepared at temperatures up to 42C (107F). MyRaw Café also serves a variety of vegan beverages that range from smoothies and coffee to milk cocktails, which are a healthy concoction made of plant milk, fruits and various other superfoods.

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Savour Místo Café’s incredible double-shot coffee

Cafe, Coffee, $$$

One of the youngest double-shot coffee roasters in town, Místo offers a number of flavours that are nothing like your standard blends. Their cream orange espresso – a combination of Grand Marnier, earl grey, orange peel syrup, espresso and milk – is a particular treat. This is the place to be if coffee is a fundamental part of your morning. They also offer a range of light, filling breakfast options focusing on local ingredients, including eggs benedict made with Prague ham and eggs sourced from a farm in Čerčany, a small village in the Czech Republic.

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Revel in sweet and savoury pastries at Cukrkávalimonáda

Restaurant, European, $$$
This quaint pastry shop and restaurant, found in the heart of Malá Strana, serves incredible Czech pastries beginning early in the morning. For something more substantial, Cukrkávalimonáda’s ever-changing breakfast menu often consists of sweet and savoury pancakes, sandwiches, omelettes and coffee made with the best beans from Lago di Garda. Try their breakfast menu designed for the locals, which features a platter made up of sausages, sunny-side-up eggs, ham and greens.
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Satiate your breakfast cravings at Café Na hlas

Cafe, European, $$$

Created by a chef and a singer, this small and cosy café serves excellent food at an affordable price. They offer all breakfast staples: eggs, pancakes, sausages and more. They also have a wide selection of coffee and other beverages, some of which are vegan-friendly. Aside from the good food, they’re known for their friendly staff and excellent service. It’s best to make a reservation, especially on the weekends, in order to sit, sip your coffee and savour your breakfast in peace.

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This article is an updated version of a story created by Amanda Chain.

These recommendations were updated on July 3, 2019 to keep your travel plans fresh.