10 Best Places To Eat Breakfast In Leavenworth, Washington

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Leavenworth is dubbed “Little Bavaria" and with good reason: this mountain town will make you feel as though you were somehow magically transported to the German Alps. It is fully alive come Christmas and decorated to the brim to transform it into a winter wonderland. In recent years, it has also slowly become a foodie destination, thanks largely to its steadily growing artisan food and alcohol industry and yes, that includes staple Bavarian offerings, such as wursts and beer. If you find yourself heading to town early in the morning, not to worry, because there are plenty of establishments where you can grab a bite to eat so you have enough energy to explore this picture-perfect town. Check out this list of the best places to eat breakfast in Leavenworth, Washington.

1. Louie's Cafe

Louie’s Cafe is known by locals as “the best breakfast in town”, so you know it is good. The servings are large as well, so you can be sure that you’ll enjoy a hearty meal. The Monte Cristo is a must-try. Beware though, that because of its popularity, there tends to be long lines, so head here early if you don’t want to wait too long for your breakfast. The cafe also serves lunch and dinner, as well as cocktails, if you want to visit later during the day.

Louie's Cafe

Address: 820 Commercial St, Suite B, Leavenworth, WA 98826-1375

Website: Louie’s Cafe

Opening hours: 8am - 3pm (daily)

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2. Good Mood Food

This restaurant is appropriately named because it really will put you in a good mood, with its stellar ambiance and flavors. What’s more, it also offers several options that are sure to fit your needs, regardless of your dietary preferences or limitations, as you can find dairy-free and gluten-free options here, as well as vegan and vegetarian-friendly dishes.

If you want to try a unique drink, order their golden latte, which is made with honey, turmeric, and cinnamon. The vegan breakfast burrito and sausage quiche are must-tries, as well.

Good Mood Food

Address: 285 Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA 98826

Website: Good Mood Food

Opening hours: 7am - 4pm (daily)

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3. Parsley's Pantry

If you’re the type of person who likes sandwiches for breakfast, head over to Parsley’s Pantry. One must-try is their T.A.B.L.E. breakfast sandwich, which stands for its tomatoes, avocado, bacon, lettuce, and eggs. They also have breakfast bowls and some soups on the menu.

If you prefer vegan or vegetarian dishes, you can customize your sandwich to fit your dietary preferences. If you’re traveling with kids, you’ll be pleased to know that they have child-friendly options here.

Parsley's Pantry

Address: 703 US-2, Leavenworth, WA 98826, United States

Website: Parsley’s Pantry

Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 8am - 3pm (closed on Mon)

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4. Old Mill Cafe

If you’re a meat lover, you can’t go wrong by heading over to the Old Mill Cafe. This smokehouse specializes in meat-based food, particularly country-style dishes. One of the must-tries here is their skillet scramble, which comes with mushrooms, broccoli, peppers, and smoked pork. The Redneck Benedict, which is made of ham steak, eggs, sourdough bread, and hollandaise sauce, is also worth trying out. Bacon fiends will love their bacon dishes.

Old Mill Cafe

Address: 18640 Beaver Valley Rd, Leavenworth, WA 98826, United States

Website: Old Mill Cafe

Opening hours: Mon & Thu: 6:30am - 2pm; Fri - Sun: 6:30am - 8pm (closed on Tue & Wed)

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5. r Diner Leavenworth

The ambiance at the 59er Diner adds a whole level of fun to this establishment. It is styled like a 50s diner, complete with a working jukebox. You may want to try their milkshakes, which are their bestsellers. As for food, they serve eggs, sandwiches, pancakes, and different kinds of meat-based dishes.

Missed breakfast? Don’t worry, because their breakfast items are served all day. Service can be slow, so be sure to allot enough time if you plan on dining here.

59er Diner Leavenworth

Address: 9208, 15361 US-2, Leavenworth, WA 98826, United States

Website: 59er Diner Leavenworth

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 7am - 8:30pm; Fri - Sat: 7am - 9:30pm

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6. Wild Huckleberry Restaurant

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This restaurant overlooks the Leavenworth Golf Course, which is great if you want to enjoy your meal with a great view. The serving sizes are generous - the pancakes, in particular, are huge and practically the size of your plate! The portions, however, are not the only thing that this restaurant has it going for them – the menu here is extensive and ranges from sweet offerings, such as their peach waffles, to savory dishes, such as their eggs Benedict, chicken-fried steak, and variety of omelets.

Wild Huckleberry Restaurant

Address: 9101 Icicle Rd, At the Leavenworth Golf Course, Leavenworth, WA 98826-9375

Website: Wild Huckleberry Restaurant

Opening hours: 8am - 4pm (daily)

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7. Gingerbread Factory

As its name indicates, gingerbread is this cafe’s specialty – food ranging from ginger snaps to huge gingerbread trains – but it also has other offerings that you will want to sink your teeth into. At the top of the list are their breakfast scones, particularly their raspberry and marionberry scones. If you want something a little more savory, breakfast burritos and sandwiches are also available.

Gingerbread Factory

Address: 829 Front St, Leavenworth, WA 98826, United States

Website: Gingerbread Factory

Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 8am - 4pm; Fri - Sat: 8am - 8pm; Sun - Mon: 8am - 4pm

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8. Renaissance Café

This is another place to head to if you enjoy a heavy breakfast. Food options here include sausages, pancakes, and French toast. The syrup for the pancakes is heated, which adds a novel touch to the meal. If you love your seafood, you can try their smoked salmon scramble. There are also different kinds of omelets and eggs Benedict if you enjoy munching on eggs. While you’re waiting for your food, you can play with one of the board games available in the restaurant.

Renaissance Café

Address: 217 8th St B1, Leavenworth, WA 98826, United States

Website: Renaissance Café

Opening hours: 7am - 4pm (daily)

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9. Bavarian Bakery

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, be sure to grab your breakfast treat from here. Their danishes and strudels are worth trying. You don’t have to travel to Germany to try out Bavarian treats either, as you can simply head here to try some authentic desserts and bread, such as schwartzbrot, bretzels, black forest cake, and marzipan kuchen.

For a lighter breakfast or snack, be sure to get a pretzel or two. There are also gluten-free options on the menu. Make sure to bring cash when you head here, as credit cards are not accepted.

Bavarian Bakery

Address: 1330 US-2, Leavenworth, WA 98826, United Statess

Website: Bavarian Bakery

Opening hours: Mon & Thu - Sat: 7am - 5pm; Sun: 8am - 4pm (closed on Tue & Wed)

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10. Danish Bakery

Here is another option you can choose if you enjoy having bread for breakfast. Because it’s Leavenworth, you can expect to find German-style pastries and bread here, as well as some vegan options, which is great for those who want to be careful about what they eat.

The raspberry turnover is worth trying out, as is their German cream puff. The goodies are baked fresh, so you can expect to get something just out of the oven when you head here. Credit cards are not accepted, so be sure to bring cash with you. Do note that this is more of a take-out bakery, so do plan to enjoy your breakfast treat somewhere else other than here.

Danish Bakery

Address: 731 Front St, Leavenworth, WA 98826, United States

Website: Danish Bakery

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 9am - 5pm; Fri - Sat: 9am - 8pm; Sun: 9am - 6pm

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Germany is known for its hearty breakfast, so it’s no wonder that Leavenworth was able to take this to heart and foster restaurants that offer this to locals and visitors alike. Choose among these establishments to give your day a great start.

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