How do you like your eggs?
You know breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Whether you are looking to load up on some protein or if you are slightly hungover and in need of something substantial in your stomach, we’ve got the scoop on the local breakfast joints in town.
Mul’s (75 West Broadway)
The little brother restaurant to Amrhein’s and located directly across the street, Mul’s serves up everything from eggs to pancakes and everything in between. The décor is old-school diner with red leather booths, a counter service, and host of tried and true Southie waitresses. Mul’s has a great breakfast selection from grilled blueberry muffins to Eggs Benedict Florentine.
My Diner (98 A Street)
Located at the corner of A and West Second Street, My Diner is everything a breakfast place should be - hole in the wall charm, feisty waitresses, and some of the best breakfast food around. Another added bonus – My Diner delivers your eggs right to your door!
The Paramount (667 East Broadway)
Southie's newest addition to the restaurant scene boasts one of the best breakfasts around. Large portions and fresh ingredients, makes for a delicious breakfast to feed any appetite. Whether it's Huevos Rancheros or Caramel Banana French Toast, The Paramount never disappoints!
L Street Diner (108 L Street)
Pizzeria by day/night and breakfast joint by morning. This cozy little spot is a local favorite. A standout on the menu – their Irish Breakfast with blood sausage and potatoes.
The Galley Diner (11 P Street)
Family run breakfast joint located in City Point. Known for its gigantic size portions, their omelets are chock-full of chockfull of good stuff like cheese, veggies and ham. Great hash. Featured on the Travel Channel’s Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations. Winner of this year's Best of Boston award.
The Cranberry Café (704 East Broadway)
This cute and cozy spot is run by local mother and daughter duo. Oatmeal and egg sandwiches are the highlights of their breakfast menu. Awesome iced coffee.
Sidewalk Café (764 East Fourth Street)
Their legendary egg sandwiches is the reason for the line out the door on any given weekend morning. This take-out spot has amazing coffee too.
Ethel and Andy’s Sandwich Shop (134 K Street)
This tiny little sandwich shop is a trucker’s favorite. Their breakfast sandwiches are delicious.
Boston Bagel Co. (753 East Broadway)
Judging by the lines last weekend, apparently Southie loves bagels. Serving up delicious bagels you can buy by the dozen or individually, Boston Bagel Co. (753 East Broadway) offers up breakfast sandwiches like the Southie Scramble, eggs, bacon, sausage, onions, peppers, and cheese for $4.50 and lunchtime specialty sandwiches like Turkey Avocado Club and the Tuna Melt. Don't feel like carbo-loading, Boston Bagel Co. offers wraps as well.
Brunch anyone? The more glamorous alternative to just regular old breakfast, Southie is filled with great spots for brunch.
Amrhein’s (80 West Broadway)
The oldest restaurant in South Boston boasts one of the most popular all you can eat buffet brunches. Served Sundays from 10am-2pm, their brunch features an omelet station, Belgian waffles, and mini-chicken potpies. Cost is $19.95 per person and reservations are recommended.
Barlow’s (241 A Street)
Barlow’s brunch’s standouts are the Crab Cakes Benedict and French Toast. Wash it down with a Bellini and sit al fresco on their beautiful patio deck. And there is always live jazz music to accompany your brunch consumption at Barlow’s. Lovely!
Lincoln Tavern (425 West Broadway)
Southie's new hot spot offers a delicious brunch to form a good base for an afternoon of socializing. With their four different types of Bloody Mary's, to their breakfast pizza from the wood-fired oven, Lincoln is the perfect spot to clear out the cobwebs from the night before.
Lucky’s Lounge (355 Congress Street)
Kick it old school at the Sinatra Brunch featuring live music by the Ron Poster Duo and Alex McDougall. Eat your eggs with a side of cool daddy-o.
Local 149 (149 P Street)
Local 149 gives their spin on brunch with such dishes as Chicken n' Waffles, Lobster MacMuffin and the Breakfast Pizza. Try the Danish Bloody Mary or the Classic Cure if you feeling a little groggy and foggy.
Papagayo (283 Summer St.)
Want a little spice in your brunch. Papagayo offers a make-your own Bloody Maria Bar. They pour the booze, you spice it up to your liking. Standouts on their brunch menu are the Breakfast Burrito and the Huervos Divorciado.
Franklin Southie (152 Dorchester Ave)
The hip and happening spot for brunch offers a Giant Pancake and Vegan Tofu Scramble. The food is delicious here and the vibe is relaxed. Winner of this year's Best of Boston award.
Telegraph Hill (289 Dorchester Street)
Telegraph Hill just added brunch to their menu on Sundays from 10am to 1:30 pm. Come in and indulge in their all you can eat "soon to be famous" buffet brunch.
The Seapoint (367 East Eighth Street)
Breakfast is back. Beginning September 7th, the Seapoint (367 East Eighth) brings back their popular breakfast from 10a-1pm. From Irish breakfast to a breakfast burrito, the Seapoint serves up your favorites. Their mile-high Bloody Marys and tasty Mimosas are worth a try too. Stick around for the game later.
Stephi's in Southie (11B West Broadway)
As part of the family of restaurants from restaurateur Stephanie Sokolove, the 150 seat, modern yet very comfortable spot resides where the legendary Quiet Man Pub once stood. This new favorite will feature lunch, dinner and brunch on Saturdays and Sundays beginning on October 12th.