Posted: 01/03/2024

Top 20+ Breakfast Spots in Lancaster County, PA

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Stoltzfus Meats

14 Center Street, Intercourse
Amos’ Place, the restaurant at Stoltzfus Meats, brings the highest quality meats and ingredients straight to your plate with classic breakfast sandwiches, PA Dutch scrapple, and more.

Speckled Hen Coffee

141 E Main Street, Strasburg
Specializing in craft coffee and artisan food, Speckled Hen offers a delicious scratch-made menu featuring ingredients from local farms, served in a casual and welcoming environment.

Gracie’s on West Main

264 W Main Street, Leola
Voted Best Breakfast in Lancaster several years in a row, Gracie’s offers exceptional American diner and comfort food and they even have an entire bacon portion of their menu!

Shady Maple Smorgasbord

129 Toddy Drive, East Earl
Known for the largest buffet in the USA, Shady Maple Smorgasbord’s breakfasts are no exception. You can stack your plate at the buffet or visit a made-to-order station for specialty waffles and pancakes or omelets made just how you like them. You can even eat FREE on your birthday!

Columbia Diner

1725 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster
Columbia Diner offers a seemingly endless variety of menu items with generous portions and great prices. Try one of their delicious omelets or a breakfast sampler for a little bit of everything.

Prince Street Café

15 N Prince Street, Lancaster
Now you can get your favorite crafted coffee drinks and breakfast dishes as three Prince Street Café locations – Lancaster, Columbia, and York. Prince Street Café’s inviting atmosphere and quality menu makes it a Lancaster County staple for locals and visitors alike.

Molly’s Courtyard Café

17 E Market Street, Marietta
Molly’s Courtyard Café serves delicious breakfast all day in their unique, cozy café space. They even offer great vegan and vegetarian options as well as smoothies and baked goods.

On Orange

108 W Orange Street, Lancaster
Open only Friday through Sunday, On Orange is a true Lancaster local favorite. The café’s atmosphere feels like home with local art on the walls and a patio out back. The menu will make it clear why locals love this charming spot.

Rachel’s Café & Creperie

201 W Walnut Street, Lancaster
This French-inspired creperie is a Downtown Lancaster treasure with freshly made signature crepes, sides, and specialty drinks. Dine inside the eclectic café or outside on their covered patio.

Folklore Coffee & Co.

1 N Market Street, Elizabethtown
Calling all bookworms and coffee lovers! Folklore celebrates story and adventure through food, drink, and company. Try a bagel sandwich or a breakfast panini to pair with your favorite tea or coffee.

Wish You Well Bakery

47 N Queen Street, Lancaster
Wish You Well is a must when it comes to breakfast sandwiches, baked goods, and other seasonal bakery items. This shop is all about ethical sourcing, delicious bakes, and good vibes. (You’ve got to try the Hannah Montana bagels!)

Griddle & Grind

20 W Main Street, Ephrata
Griddle & Grind has all the charm of a historic home while also providing you with a full menu of crepes and specialty coffee and tea drinks. They also feature local artists’ work for sale and have the perfect outdoor seating to start your morning off right.

The Bread Pedaler

116 W Orange Street, Lancaster
From breakfast tacos to a classic eggs benedict, The Bread Pedaler knows how to make a good, savory breakfast. It’s a small shop in Downtown Lancaster, so spots fill up fast – visit their site to reserve a table.

The Pancake Farm

1032 S State Street, Ephrata
Don’t let the name fool you, the Pancake Farm serves WAY more than just pancakes. Their menu is expansive with everything from waffles and pancakes to omelets and “bennys”. Visit their second location in Richmond Square, Lancaster too.

Café Arabella

40 E Main Street, Lititz
Before a day of shopping in Lititz, stop for breakfast at Café Arabella for a classic avocado toast or a crafted coffee drink and a pastry. This inviting café is the perfect morning spot with great food to start your day.

Café One Eight

18 W Orange Street, Lancaster
Café One Eight is another Downtown Lancaster cozy coffee shop that focuses on fresh ingredients and community. Stop in for breakfast and try out their house-made baked oatmeal and a coffee.

Scratch Bakes

3 W Main Street, Ephrata
You might recognize Scratch Bakes for their amazing cupcakes, but you’ve got to try their breakfast sandwiches and delicious coffees with house-made syrups. Check out both great locations in Ephrata and Lancaster City.

New Holland Coffee Co

832 W Main Street, New Holland
New Holland Coffee Co is local favorite which has helped them grow into several new locations including Lancaster City, Lititz, and their Botanical Creperie in New Holland. You can expect great coffee drinks and food in a beautifully designed space.

Agape Café & Grille

366 Hartman Bridge Road, Ronks
Looking for breakfast before a show at Sight & Sound? Right down the road, is Agape Café & Grille which features a modern menu with a PA Dutch flare. You can get anything from an avocado toast to some cream chipped beef with scrapple.

Tomato Pie Café

23 N Broad Street, Lititz
Right in the heart of Lititz is Tomato Pie Café which offers a unique café experience with a cozy atmosphere and their signature tomato pies. Try out their seasonal specials, baked goods, and delectable coffee drinks.

Hudson Botanical

2433A Old Philadelphia Pike, Smoketown
Hudson Botanical’s menu offers dynamic and flavorful dishes with locally sourced ingredients. This gem of a café has a great botanical feel where you can enjoy a coffee among the plants.

Whisk Café

98 Masonic Dr #102, Elizabethtown
Voted Lancaster County's BEST New Restaurant in 2020, Top #3 in 2021 and most recently, Favorite Breakfast and #3 Coffee in Lancaster County voted by WGAL viewers! The menu is seasonal, unique and has something for everyone including kids and pets!

Neptune Diner

924 N Prince Street, Lancaster
This is one of the best diners in Lancaster County as they were voted Best Diner six years in a row and were featured on the Travel Channel! With hearty portions at a great price, Neptune Diner has you covered for a great breakfast in Lancaster.

Ida’s Café

507 Rohrerstown Road, Lancaster
Ida’s Café can be described as simply delicious. Serving American-style comfort food for breakfast and lunch only, this is another locally trusted breakfast spot.

Slate Café

43 E Main Street, Lititz
This café is modern and quaint with a jam-packed menu of breakfast dishes and crafted coffees. Slate Café offers a great variety of vegan and vegetarian options as well.

HomeGoodies & Coffee

336 Locust Street, Columbia
Covered in a mix of wall art and hand-made signs, HomeGoodies is a cozy little café in Columbia, PA. They have some fantastic breakfast sandwiches and coffee, which makes this spot great for a quick breakfast before a day of antiquing.

Joe on the Go Coffee Co

2 Miller Street, Suite 2, Strasburg
Looking for a quick bite? Located in Strasburg during the week, Joe on the Go Coffee Co is a full-service mobile café that offers hand-crafted beverages and baked goods. Check their social media for their weekend locations!

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