Best 8 Breakfast Restaurants in Omaha

February 10, 2022
Food & Drink
jason wolfe
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Omaha, NE is a city rich in both scenery and history. If you decide to travel there, you’ll want to know the best restaurants to grab a meal during the course of your trip. And we all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

Whether you’re planning to visit Omaha, you live in the area, or you know someone who does, knowing where you can grab a great breakfast is essential.

If you want to treat someone you know to a delicious breakfast, you can buy them a GiftYa! This virtual gift card company allows you to treat a friend or family member to a meal at participating restaurants. 

All they have to do is set up the balance with an existing card on the app, and then they don’t have to remember to bring anything extra! There are lots of other locations, too, like hotels and museums!

But if you want the ticket to the best breakfast in Omaha, you’ll want to try out the restaurants on this list. Consider giving GiftYa a try while you’re at it!

Le Peep Cafe

Multiple locations serving some of the best breakfast in Omaha!

If you find yourself in the Omaha area more than once, you’ll be able to come back to this restaurant and try some of the delicious new specials! Image courtesy of Instagram.

559 N 155th Plaza | Omaha |

Located in Omaha’s Pepperwood Village, this restaurant is a very popular neighborhood spot for breakfast and lunch. Le Peep has been voted best breakfast in Omaha since 2007! There are also locations in Legacy, Northpark, and Aksarben.

You’ll find seasonal specials, eggs benedict, homespun pancakes,  french toast, waffles, hall of fame omelets, sandwiches, crepes, and much more on the menu to choose from! There’s also a coffee bar that’ll be the perfect pick me-up when paired with your meal. 

This Le Peep location is open from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. every day of the week.

“From the moment we walked in the door we were impressed with Le Peep. They were able to accommodate 12 of us (distanced from other customers) and were extremely friendly… All of our food and drinks were absolutely fantastic.” - Yelp Review

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Village Inn

Famous pies and all-day breakfast in Omaha, NE.

There are plenty of healthy (and not-so-healthy) options on the menu at Village Inn! Pick your poison! Image courtesy of Instagram.

10770 M St | Omaha | 

Village Inn serves breakfast all day, so stop in whenever to have a delicious meal. They serve classic breakfasts, signature skillets, three-egg omelets, and griddle favorites. The pie at Village Inn is the star of the show, however, and they have so many flavors!

For some of the best breakfast in Omaha, you can order…

And on Free Pie Wednesdays from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m., the pie is free! If you’re planning to be in Omaha on a Wednesday, Village Inn is the place to go.

Hours at Village Inn are from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. all seven days a week.

“[Our server] told us what she thought was very tasty and her opinion on some of the foods for us to better understand their menu. Food came out hot and fresh! Highly recommend this breakfast place!” - Yelp Review

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Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

Family-friendly restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert!

By building your own breakfast at Perkins, you can try a little bit of everything on the menu. Image courtesy of Instagram.

2545 Abbott Plaza | Omaha |

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery is the perfect place for a cup of coffee and some comfort food for the whole family. They serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert for dine-in, curbside pick-up, and delivery!

They serve bakery-inspired breakfast, fresh-cracked classics, griddle greats, and breakfast sides. There’s also the build your own breakfast option, which is a customer favorite. Plus, they have a separate kid’s menu!

Perkins is open from 6 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays, from 6 a.m. until midnight on Wednesdays, and for 24 hours on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Sunday hours are from midnight until 11 p.m.

“Friendly staff and really good food.  Fulfilled all of my little extras that I asked for.  Very clean facility and obviously well maintained.  They provided me with a good meal when I needed one and I couldn't be more appreciative.” - Yelp Review

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Early Bird Brunch

Gluten-free and vegan-friendly breakfast dishes in Omaha.

There’s so much on the menu at Early Bird Brunch that you’ll want to try! Image courtesy of Instagram.

3824 Farnam St Suite 120 | Omaha | 

This restaurant has both gluten-free and vegan options, as well as modifiable dishes on the menu. Early Bird Brunch serves pancakes, french-toast, hollandaise, omelets, sandwiches, and sides. 

Early Bird Brunch serves delicious brunch foods, of course, but there’s much more than that on the menu. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and cocktails are all also available for you to order. Come for breakfast, stay for happy hour!

This restaurant is open from 6:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. every day of the week. They cater on Tuesdays and Saturdays!

“I really enjoy this place. For maximum happiness, think through your arrival time with the knowledge that other people also know it's wonderful, and arrive a little earlier or later than you predict a rush.” - Yelp Review

Jimmy’s Egg

Prices and portions that’ll blow your mind for breakfast in Omaha.

Come to Jimmy’s Egg for some of the best breakfast in Omaha, and some great coffee to go with it! Image courtesy of Instagram.

205 N 80th St | Omaha | 

With countless locations in several different states across the country, and five in Omaha alone, Jimmy’s Egg is a tried and true breakfast and lunch restaurant. Their popularity is for good reason— great food and portions at great prices!

Three-egg omelets, pancakes, waffles, skillets, and sides are all on the menu for breakfast, but you can also craft your own!

This restaurant is open from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. on weekdays as well as weekends.

“Jimmy's Egg is consistently good. We have always enjoyed our breakfast there and today was no exception…The coffee was excellent as was our waitress who was friendly and attentive.” - Yelp Review

First Watch

Fresh breakfast, brunch, and lunch in Omaha, NE.

Healthy breakfast choices have never tasted this delicious— start your day fresh at First Watch. Image courtesy of Instagram.

1222 S 71st St Suite B | Omaha | 

First Watch takes pride in providing you with delicious dishes made to order from fresh ingredients. This Aksarben location is just one of many bringing great breakfast food to your table, as there are many more in Omaha and in other states, too!

On the breakfast menu here, you’ll find omelets and frittatas, breakfast sandwiches, hash, breakfast tacos, granola bowls and oatmeal, pancakes, breakfast burritos, belgian waffles, french toast, avocado toast, and a juice bar!

Hours at First Watch are from 7 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. all seven days of the week.

“Quick service and lots of menu options. I would love to see some tofu scramble available but they still have quite a few vegetarian options. They also serve lunch which I'd be delighted to try some time.” - Yelp Review

Bailey’s Breakfast & Lunch

A cozy breakfast restaurant that’s owned and operated in Omaha.

Bailey’s undoubtedly serves some of the best breakfast in Omaha. Image courtesy of Instagram.

1259 S 120th St | Omaha | 

Open since 2007, this breakfast restaurant is a hidden gem in Omaha that’s earned praise from both critics and local customers. Owned and operated locally, you won’t find their delicious home-made breakfast dishes anywhere else.

The coffee and service are great, too— contributing to an altogether amazing dining experience. The casual atmosphere and comfort food have made Bailey’s a breakfast favorite.

Hours at Bailey’s Breakfast are from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. every day of the week.

“Our new favorite brunch spot. I had the corn cakes today with homemade sausage links… They focus on mostly locally sourced and homemade foods, right down to the fresh coffee. Nice folks and really great food.” - Yelp Review

Saddle Creek Breakfast Club

Vegan and vegetarian breakfast options in Omaha, NE.

The food at Saddle Creek Breakfast Club tastes just as good as it looks… and it looks pretty good. Image courtesy of Instagram.

1540 N Saddle Creek Rd | Omaha | 402-932-5970

Saddle Creek Breakfast Club is open for both takeout and dine-in, with indoor and outdoor seating options. If it’s a beautiful day in Omaha, this is where you’ll want to go for breakfast.

Feel free to stop by on a rainy day, too, though! You won’t want to miss out on their unique breakfast dishes such as artichoke omelets, banana pancakes, and chorizo chili frittatas. There’s plenty more on the menu besides, including a section of the menu devoted to vegan options.

Saddle Creek Breakfast Club is open from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. every day of the week except for Mondays and Tuesdays, when the restaurant is closed.

“After living in Omaha for 4 years and trying out numerous brunch spots, I can say with confidence that Saddle Creek Breakfast Club is my favorite. The wait can be long, but it is so worth it!” - Yelp Review

Consider having breakfast at one of these great Omaha restaurants, and consider purchasing a GiftYa!


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