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What’s the best spot in Columbus for breakfast fare?

What’s the best spot in Columbus for breakfast?

Whether you’re in the mood for traditional favorites, creative dishes or desserts disguised as breakfast, Columbus offers a diverse range of spots to satisfy every craving.

This list encompasses just a few of the best places to start your morning in Columbus. And as for brunch favorites, two Columbus restaurants were listed as the most popular brunch spots in the U.S. by OpenTable last month and would be a good place to start.

From diners with a massive list of dishes to cafes with curated menus, here are 15 of the best restaurants for breakfast in Columbus.

Fox in the Snow

A latte with a rosetta design poured by barista Kahlil Barnett at Fox in the Snow in German Village on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.

Listed as the number one breakfast restaurant on TripAdvisor, Fox in the Snow, at 1031 N. 4th St., Italian Village is a beloved bakery-café that serves freshly baked pastries and coffee. Try its flaky croissants, sandwiches, avocado toast or cinnamon rolls for a morning treat.

Tommy’s Diner

Located at 914 W. Broad St. in Franklinton, Tommy’s Diner offers a cozy retro atmosphere and serves classic breakfast favorites served all day, such as steak and eggs, Belgian waffles, hotcakes and omelets. The menu also features a few twists, such as the breakfast club sandwich and cinnamon swirl french toast.

DK Diner

DK Diner started as a place for donuts and coffee and has expanded over the years to a full diner serving breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as having a full bar.

Nestled at 1715 W. 3rd Ave. near Grandview Heights, DK Diner is known for its mouthwatering donuts, but its all-day breakfast menu also includes indulgent dishes like biscuits and gravy, breakfast sandwiches, like the “donut Sandy” on grilled DK glazed donuts, pancakes and breakfast burritos.

Hangover Easy

The Dirty burrito made with scrambled eggs, "hoemade" chorizo, hoe fries and queso at Hangover Easy.

Located at 1646 Neil Ave. on campus and 51 Parsons Ave. in Olde Towne East — in addition to spots in Athens, Cincinnati and Perrysburg — Hangover Easy is a popular breakfast and brunch spot. Its menu features creative dishes like oatmeal pie pancakes, chorizo breakfast chili, a sandwich served on a glazed donut called the “walk of shame” and more.