What’s the most important meal of the day? Come on, we know you know it. You’ve been told your whole life. Plus, the title of this post kind of gives it away. That’s right, it’s breakfast!

Breakfast literally means breaking the long fasting period of when you were asleep. Depending on when you had dinner, this means you could have gone 10 or more hours without eating! It is important to have a good solid meal to start off your day so your body thinks “oh that’s right, I need this food thing for energy.” So since breakfast is such a crucial part of the day, you might as well enjoy it. It’s safe to say breakfast foods are the favorite of a large percentage of Americans, and these places get it right. Here are our 4 favorite breakfast spots in Irvine CA.

Square One Pizza

That’s right, we’re getting things started with a pizza place. We threw you off a little, didn’t we? Zigged when you thought we were going to zag. Normally you would be right to have your doubts, but this family-owned little pizza cafe has a way with breakfast that will send those doubts packing. Breakfast is served at Square One Pizza on the weekends, and you have your choice of classics like omelets and breakfast burritos, along with some new favorites like chilaquiles or brioche French toast with berries.

S’wich Bistro

S’wich is a solid choice for every meal. They make a delicious breakfast, and for lunch and dinner, how can you beat sandwiches? Breakfast at S wich Bistro ranges from breakfast quesadillas to French toast to veggie omelets and of course breakfast sandwiches. And the best part is it is not confined to the weekend. You can have a fantastic breakfast every day of the week!

Panini Kabob Grill

Next stop on our tour of breakfast, we take you to the warm and welcoming coast of the Mediterranean with Panini Kabob Grill. Try the stunning open-faced smoked salmon, with avocado toast with tomatoes and onions, topped with two poached eggs and capers. Or go for the classic steak and eggs with a perfectly grilled flat iron steak and fluffy scrambled eggs, or the Mediterranean wrap with egg whites, chicken breast, feta, olives, tomato, and cucumber. All these are served with perfectly seasoned roasted potatoes or fresh fruit. It’s like breakfast on vacation.

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Wake up and smell the (freshly brewed) coffee! Our espresso bar & coffee menu includes classics such as cappuccinos, lattes, mochas, and even macchiatos. Pair it with an avocado toast or avocado toast with smoked salmon on top and you have a satisfying, picture perfect breakfast! *Select locations serve breakfast until 11am on weekdays. ALL locations serve breakfast until 3pm on weekends. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #PaniniKabobGrill #MediterraneanFood #MiddleEasternFood #PersianFood #FreshFood #CleanEating #Healthier #HealthyLifestyle #HealthyEats #MadeFromScratch #MadeFreshDaily #LAEats #OCEats #YelpLA #YelpOC #OCFoodies #LAFoodie #LocalBusiness #Lavazza #LavazzaCoffee #CoffeeLove #CoffeeCup #BreakfastTime #BrunchTime

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Snooty Fox

If you’re in the mood for down-home comfort food for breakfast, Snooty Fox is the place to be. With all the hometown favorites like Orange Countys best chicken fried steak, eggs benedict, and biscuits and gravy, you’re sure to find something that will satisfy your rumbling tummy.  And wash it down with a fresh hot coffee. Plus, with the amount of food you get for the price, you’re going to be hard pressed to find a better value in town.

Try one of these Irvine restaurants’ breakfast to start your day off on the right foot. You won’t find a better breakfast from San Francisco to San Diego. Do you have another favorite breakfast locale in Irvine? Let us know on Facebook or Instagram. And follow our blog here for more helpful info on the neighborhood!