The Best Brunches in Spokane, Washington

Downtown Spokane, WA, USA.
Downtown Spokane, WA, USA. | Photo by Chris Johnson on Unsplash
Sarah Lantz

A good brunch isn’t difficult to find in Spokane, Washington, where fresh ingredients come straight from local farmers to your plate. This vibrant city known for its rich heritage and breathtaking landscapes, promises a memorable gastronomic journey that leaves a lasting impression. Here are some of our favorite breakfast spots around the town.

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Maple Street Bistro

A cute and hip bakery and café, Maple Street Bistro is an enjoyable way to wake up, sitting inside a cozy coffeehouse style café (complete with an overhead chalkboard menu) and gnawing on a warm, sticky, fresh made cinnamon roll or savory breakfast sandwich. For lunch options, they serve scrumptious sandwiches with homemade bread and fresh, crispy salads sprinkled with all sorts of deliciousness like creamy goat cheese. As a bakery, they’ve also got a variety of tempting desserts and cakes that look too gorgeous to eat.



A cozy and quaint home style restaurant, Chaps is like eating breakfast in your grandma’s kitchen, and the food made the way comfort food should be, with extra love. You’ll find plenty of breakfast options to choose from on the menu, from egg dishes and omelets to warm and fluffy ‘Blueberry Muffin French Toast’ served with potatoes and bacon to balance the sweetness. As a bakery, they sell many tasty pastries to pair with a coffee for a simple treat.

Yards Bruncheon

Cooking up killer savory breakfasts from a ‘Roasted Avocado Cured Tomato Omelet’ to homemade Biscuits and Gravy, Yards Bruncheon is the place to go for a filling breakfast. Your meal will be complete with thick slabs of toasted homemade bread and liberal pots of jam. A chic diner, Yards Bruncheon upgrades the usual American breakfast fare using fresh local and seasonal ingredients, as well as house baked breads and pastries. It’s a great place to stop by for a laid back, satisfying, and no fuss breakfast or brunch.


An upscale restaurant, Luna serves brunch, lunch, and dinner, as well as some tasty happy hour delights. Their brunch includes a few specialties like ‘Eggs Florentine’ and ‘Eggs Benedict,’ as well as ‘Summer Cassoulet’ with artichoke hearts, tomatoes, beans, greens, and a poached egg. If you’re looking for a fresh interpretation of the typical breakfast dishes, consider Luna. They’re a farm to table restaurant, sourcing fresh ingredients out of their own garden and from the surrounding farms as well as making absolutely everything in house, from bread to dessert.

Old European

Goulash soup

The place to go for all sorts of tasty pancakes and pastries, as well as some decent goulash, Old European in Spokane specializes in the sort of international inspired sweet things you’d have a hard time finding in the U.S. Their specials include ‘Dutch Baby Pancakes’ and ‘Danish Aebelskivers.’ They also serve gooey cinnamon rolls and all kinds of pancakes, from buckwheat to Swedish.

Frank’s Dinner

A diner in an antique presidential passenger train car, Frank’s Diner is a quirky and fun place to go out for brunch. They serve tasty dishes like ‘Fried Green Tomatoes and Eggs’ and a variety of scrambles, omelets, and benedicts. Their dishes come with extra thick smoked bacon from their local providers Daily’s Farm, and Frank’s tries as best as they can to buy local and sustainable ingredients for their breakfasts. It’s a filling and tasty place to eat your first meal of the day.

Cottage Café

A bustling diner with tasty, scrumptious breakfast fare like their ‘Signature Scramble’ with bacon, ham, and sausage scrambled with four eggs, hash browns, cheddar cheese, diced onions, and green peppers, Cottage Café is an easy favorite for breakfast in Spokane. They also serve gooey, sweet cinnamon rolls and a variety of omelets. It’s a cozy and easy going place to enjoy a darn good breakfast.

Kalico Kitchen

Serving a variety of tasty dishes for low prices in an intimate, small diner, Kalico Kitchen is another Spokane breakfast favorite. Their dishes include the ‘Spicy Pepper Omelet,’ complete with hash browns and toast for a hearty first meal of the day, and veggie omelet with mushrooms, tomatoes, spinach, and Swiss cheese. They also make fresh orange juice straight from whole oranges in their squeezing machine. They’re a great place for waffles if you’re looking for a sweeter treat, with strawberry and huckleberry toppings.

Satellite Diner

A diner with character, Satellite Diner is a solid breakfast and brunch spot in Spokane. You can order scrambles, scrumptious breakfast burritos, and tasty breakfast sandwiches, and they also offer a good choice of omelets and waffles, pancakes, and French toast. Their Bloody Marys are quite popular, and you have the option of stuffing your hash browns with sour cream and cheese.

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