3 breakfast places in Dallas you don’t have to dress up for.

Buzzbrews - 4 reasons this place rocks:

  1. Open 24-hours/day
  2. Serves breakfast 24-hours/day (and actually tastes good)
  3. All you can drink coffee (tastes damn good, too)
  4. Free wi-fi

Need I say more?

Buzzbrews is a "pop art Mecca" for people in need of caffeine and a low-key atmosphere. Menu items that stick out: Hare Krishna Stuffed Crepe, Breakfast Stuffed Nopales, and my favorite, Banana Nut Pancakes. Don't go in a large group; the diner is small, cozy, and why piss off the other people by backing up the kitchen line.

Kidding. Sort of.

4154 N. Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75204

AllGood Cafe - 4 reasons to go if you don't live in Deep Ellum:

  1. Purchase ingredients from local vendors like the Farmer's Market & Dallas Mozzarella Company
  2. Slogan: "It's like going to Austin without havin' to pass through Waco."
  3. South Austin Migas
  4. Retro concert posters cover the walls; live music; and when there is not live music they have it covered. Just check out their CD collection on your way to the washroom! CD's.

AllGood Cafe closes in the afternoon on Sunday's. Get there early (before 2pm) and drink coffee through a 1998 KERA mug.

One of these days I want to get a picture of their entire coffee mug collection. They're all random mugs from the 1990's. Very neat.

AllGood Cafe
2934 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75226

Tues-Sat 9am-9pm
Sun-Mon 9am-2pm

Alright, so I told you there were 3 - and there were!

But after discovering on their website that Lucky's is now corporate owned, I changed my mind. Not because I don't like corporations, but because I support & promote local and small business' first.

Do you know of a good breakfast place? Please do share by leaving a comment! Or use the contact form to submit your favorite place; it might just be the #3 spot we're looking for!

16 Responses to “3 breakfast places in Dallas you don’t have to dress up for.”

  1. don't know if you've seen this, but buzzbrews also has a location that recently opened on lemmon (4334 Lemmon Avenue, Dallas, 75219)

    in other news, meridian room over by fair park closed down because of the construction...they had the best gingerbread pancakes, how depressing!

  2. i'm new to your site, so i'm late with my post but a great local, never-have-to-get-dressed-up breakfast place is the Gold Rush Cafe in Lakewood at the corner of La Vista and Skillman (think across the street from The Tipp and Wine Enthusiast). Great food, menus that look like records and real coffee served by real nice folks.

  3. breakfast~ oak cliff style
    el jordan on bishop street. quaint, authentic and delicious. breakfast tacos for a buck!
    norma's cafe on davis. mmmmm biscuits
    stan's country kitchen on illinois. greeeeeezy and yummy!

  4. i was gonna recommend Cafe Brazil but their about us page suggests they're corporate owned ;-)

    but i'm also a huge fan of the dream cafe - near McKinney Ave - in the quadrangle. and looks like they've opened another one in addison as well.


  5. Ok so I have read your Twittering...how fucking egotistical are you? Do you really think anyone gives a shit about the things you are talking about? LOL Have fun with the self-deception you fucking idiot

  6. Chris, insulting people doesn't get you anywhere in life. It just makes you an angry person.


  7. Chris,

    You're a coward.


  8. Back in the day when bananas were blue and Phil Collins too, I sang a sad song of laughter

  9. WHOA! :)

    I found your site recently and love the idea behind it. Thank you.

    I will definitely be checking out Tracy's recommendation of El Jordan since I am in OC. :)

    Keep up the good work.

  10. Love the site. Giovanni turned me onto it and I thank him... Keep it up.

    And even though there was a idiot named Chris on your site, please don't hold it against the rest of us.


    1. Chris, thank you for the comment! It is very much appreciated. :)

  11. Supporting local business is one of the most political things you can do...glad to see you taking the "high road" Jennifer

  12. Late to the game but.. Dream Cafe' is another good one, not sure if they are corporate owned or not.

    Well done on "chris" what a moron.

    Keep up the good work!

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