Before spending the day shopping at the Mall of Georgia or playing on the golf course, dig in to a delicious breakfast at one of Gwinnett County's favorite spots.
This list, organized by city and food item, will help you find the best place to either grab a cup of coffee or savor a stack of steaming pancakes.
Doughnuts. Donut Worry. Ha! Not only are these folks into wordplay, they love to play with food and you'll be glad they did. Aside from the usual doughnut suspects you'll find Maple Bacon, Reese's, Apple Fritter and some great works of art. They sure do love their sprinkles! More sweet selections can be balanced out with sandwiches, wraps and various breakfast selections.
Crepes. Peachtree Cafe. Modeled after New York diners, this eatery entices brunch lovers with hefty home fries complete with sauteed vegetables and hearty Belgian waffles. Crepe enthusiasts will find both sweet and savory varieties. For a more hefty meal, customers can dig in to a custom omelet or one of the cafe's generous breakfast platters.
Bagels. Einstein Bros. Bagels. Commuters can find a quick, delicious bite in Duluth by stopping at this popular bagel shop chain. The franchise offers dozens of bagels beyond the normal choices — including asiago, pretzel and sun-dried tomato — as well as hot breakfast and lunch sandwiches.
Muffins. World of Coffee & Tea. Try a banana nut or almond poppy muffin at this popular coffee shop. Diners can also relax over a piping hot cup of tea or admire skillfully created coffee art while savoring the shop's wide selection of hot drinks.
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Mimosas. Mimi's Cafe. If you need a morning respite from the Mall of Georgia, find comfort in Mimi's Cafe's delicious assortment of brunch cocktails. The restaurant's White Peach and Triple Berry mimosas pair well with the restaurant's waffles, crepes, quiches and omelets.
Biscuits. J.R.'s Log House Restaurant. Founded in 1983, this barbecue and breakfast joint is a great spot for family- and budget-friendly meals. Diners can enjoy fluffy biscuits topped with country steak or chicken filet and smothered with gravy, or satisfy their hunger with a stack of pancakes and a freshly made omelet.
Bagels. Brown Bag Deli & Cafe. Sample some flavored cream cheese on a hot, freshly baked bagel at this Suwanee deli while you grab your morning coffee. The eatery also offers a selection of breakfast sandwiches and muffins, as well as sandwiches brimming with meat and vegetables for those looking for a lunch selection.
Omelets. First Watch. Start your morning with spice or relish a gravy-topped entree with First Watch's wide array of omelets at the Snellville location of this cafe franchise. Those looking for an extra burst of energy at brunch might try one of the restaurant's power bowls, featuring perfectly cooked quinoa and toppings like lemon chicken and pesto.
Pancakes. Main Street Restaurant. Find comforting diner classics and Southern food at Main Street Restaurant, where brunch staples can be ordered at any time. The restaurant's pancakes, waffles and French toast go great with a spinach and feta omelet or eggs and grilled chicken.
Mimosas. Sugar Hill Bakery & Cafe. Wave away the previous night over a glass of Sugar Hill Bakery's signature mimosas or a glass of red wine. The cafe's cocktails can be paired with either a sweet or savory selection, including chocolate French toast, toasted croissants and brioche bread.
Huevos Racheros. Taqueria Del Mar. Begin your morning with breakfast tacos, a hefty plate of huevos racheros or a filling breakfast burrito with Taqueria Del Mar's brunch selections, which are offered all day. The restaurant also offers bacon and pancakes for those who want more standard eats.
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