It’s a known fact that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Therefore, starting your trip in and around Kutaisi fully energized is a must. And to make your search for best breakfast spots in town easier, we came up with the list for you.
Restaurant, European, Georgian, Pub Grub, $$$
hacker menu 2 | Courtesy of Hacher-Pschorr Kutaisi Facebook page
If you are looking for a good, filling breakfast, check out Hacker-Pschorr. You can have breakfast from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Fried eggs (or omelet), bacon, fried tomato, olives, toasted bread, jam, cheese plate, walnuts with dried fruits, tea, bread and freshly squeezed juice is just one plate of options. The prices range from 8 to 15 lari, depending on the options you choose.
However, if you want something lighter, Hacker-Pschorr offers a banana and chocolate crepe with tea.
Bar-restaurant Palaty offers breakfast from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Here you can choose from three different options. The most simple one includes eggs, sausage, cucumber and tomato, bread, butter, olives, sour cream, and coffee or tea, costing only 7 Lari. However, if you’d like a more filling breakfast, you can go with the other two, one which includes the offerings in the first options, plus jam, bacon, and seasonal fruits.
The restaurant also offers various toasts with bacon, chicken, sausage or cheese. For a sweet tooth, they have crepes with different fillings — and cakes too.
Sapere offers breakfast from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Although it’s listed hours indicate a later time). You’ll have a wide range of options, including Eggs Benedict with bacon and a green salad for 9 Lari, an omelet with salmon fillet for 8 Lari or omelet with vegetables for 8 Lari. And if you partied hard in Kutaisi and have a hangover, order Khinkali soup.
Sapere also offers sweet meals like American-style pancakes with sour cream and jam. For those who are after healthier options, you can try a local dairy product like yogurt called Matsoni with seasonal fruit and coconut sugar.
Even though Tea House Foe-Foe doesn’t have a special breakfast menu, you can still find meals suitable for breakfast. Here, you can have toasted bread, butter, and jam for 5 Lari; omelet with bacon and cheese costs 4.50 Lari and cornbread, mchadi with sulguni cheese, butter, and boiled eggs is for 6 Lari. The menu is rich with sweet options, like pancakes, desserts and Belgian waffles.
For lunch, you can try Eto’s from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.. Here, you can have a two-course meal with a hot beverage for only 10 Lari. The menu includes vegetarian options too. Each offer has soup and a main course either with meat or vegetables.
Try yogurt (matsoni) soup with chicken salad, mushroom cream soup with beans, hot gazpacho with cucumber and tomato salad and cornbread, chicken soup with sauteed mushroom or broccoli soup with rice and vegetable salad.