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Your Complete Guide to Breakfast in Downtown Columbus

The most important meal of the day is covered: check out this full list of breakfast options Downtown. Want to sleep in? Check out our brunch guide!

Cravings Cafe
114 N Front St
Open Mon-Fri, 8 am – 2 pm

A hole-in-the-wall breakfast and lunch spot with specials including a classic breakfast role, veggie scramble, and banana pudding French toast.

Cafe Ilyria
214 E State St
Open Mon-Fri, 7:30 – 2:30 pm

A true hidden gem, Cafe Ilyria has all the classic diner favorites and even some Albanian specials.

The Woodbury
215 E Town St
Open Sun-Sat at 9 am (closing times vary)

A breakfast-dinner joint offering creative twists on classics, right down the street from Columbus Commons.

Freedom a la Cart
123 E Spring St
Open Mon-Fri 7 am – 3 pm, Sat 8 am – 3 pm

A cafe with breakfast, lunch and drinks. Your purchase also will help victims of sex trafficking.

4th and State
152 E State St
Open Mon-Fri 11 am – 9 pm, Sat-Sun 9 am – 5 pm

An all-vegan diner with breakfast and brunch specials.

Cafe Overlook
373 S High St 16th Floor
Open Mon-Fri, 8 am – 3 pm

Boasting perhaps the best view in Columbus, this courthouse cafe offers breakfast every weekday.

Sunny Street Cafe
277 W Nationwide Blvd
Open Sun-Sat, 7 am – 2 pm

A classic breakfast joint with plenty of seating, great for the whole family.

Einstein’s Bagels
41 S High St
Open Mon-Fri, 7 am – 2 pm

Bagels and coffee right in the Central Business District.

Broad St Bagels and Deli
66 E Broad St
Open Mon-Fri, 8 am – 2 pm

A Downtown staple, this dig has been serving up bagels and sandwiches for years.

Danny’s Delicious Deli
37 W Broad St
Open Mon-Fri, 8 am – 2 pm

An underground diner with breakfast classics, open every weekday.

Lexi’s on Third
100 E Broad St
Open Mon-Fri, 7 am – 3 pm

Conveniently-located joint with plenty of outdoor seating.

Maria’s Cafe
200 S Civic Center Dr
Open Mon-Fri, 7 am – 2:30 pm

Affordable made-fresh + grab-and-go options perfect for the office employee.

Rio Fresh Cafe
50 N High St
Open Sun-Sat, 8 am – 7 pm

Smoothies, acai bowls and more for every health nut.

Buckeye Donuts
59 Spruce St (in North Market)
Open Sun-Mon 10 am – 5 pm, Tues-Sat 9 am – 7 pm

Donuts? Sign us up.

The Goat Riversouth
219 S High St
Open Sun-Sat, 7 am – late night

Located on High St and offering a full menu of delicious bites.

Vine + Forge
33 E Nationwide Blvd
Open Sun-Sat, 7 am – 1 pm

In the Sonesta Hotel and open to the public with elevated fare.

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