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Ohio is home to some of the best restaurants and diners serving up delicious breakfast creations. From benedicts and omelets to burritos and sandwiches, there are two key elements to nearly EVERY breakfast dish: eggs and bacon! Ohio egg and bacon farmers have joined efforts to bring you Best Buckeye Breakfasts, which highlights Ohio farmers’ favorite and most unique breakfast menu items from restaurants across the state while also encouraging you to share yours.

Restaurants are the backbone of our local communities. They’re where we gather and where we celebrate with family, colleagues and friends. As Ohio’s restaurant industry recovers from the devastating impacts of the pandemic, Best Buckeye Breakfasts encourages individuals to support their local restaurants and those they employ by dining in, carrying out, or sharing their favorite breakfast spots.

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Nominate Your Favorite Breakfast Spot

Ohio egg and bacon farmers are further supporting Ohio restaurants by providing direct monetary grants to restaurants across the state! Nominate YOUR favorite breakfast restaurant to give them a chance to win up to $2,500 each.

Ohio Farmer- and Fan-Favorite Breakfast Restaurants

Ohio farmers and consumers share their go-to restaurants to find the best breakfast across the state.

Ohioans can find new restaurant menu ideas each week – from the best eggs benedict to breakfast sandwiches and traditional breakfasts, among others! Search by the state’s five regions below to help you easily pinpoint your next stop within your local community or during your next road trip.

Do you think your favorite breakfast destination deserves a spot on this list?

Join the conversation for a chance to win a restaurant gift card and to have your favorite restaurant and menu item featured! Don’t forget to nominate your favorite breakfast restaurant to give them a chance to receive up to a $2,500 monetary grant.

Fan Favorite Fan Favorites

Farmer Favorite Farmer Favorites

Northeast Ohio
Northwest Ohio
Central Ohio
Southeast Ohio
Southwest Ohio
Northeast Ohio

Northeast Ohio

Non-Traditional Breakfast

Ted and Ali’s Corner Cafe

Shelby
The Trash

Two eggs, potato, cheddar cheese, onion, ham, and tomato all topped with sausage gravy

Farmer Favorite
Breakfast Sandwich

East Main Kitchen & Coffee

Baltic
Breakfast Egg Sandwich

Toast, English muffin or croissant with a choice of bacon, ham or sausage, and your choice of cheese

Farmer Favorite
Brunch

Yours Truly

Medina
Eggs Bruschetta

Thin sliced baked ciabatta, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, fresh spinach, chopped tomatoes, shaved parmesan cheese topped with two big over easy eggs

Farmer Favorite
Biscuits and Gravy

Lyn-Way

Ashland
Sausage Gravy and Biscuits

Sausage Gravy and Biscuits is a Lyn-Way breakfast favorite

Farmer Favorite
Traditional Breakfast

Kidron Town and Country Store

Kidron
Classic breakfast of eggs, toast and bacon

Two eggs, home fries, toast and choice of ham, bacon or sausage

Farmer Favorite
Breakfast Burrito

Valley Café

Wadsworth
Breakfast Burrito - Flour tortilla stuffed with chorizo sausage, eggs and cheddar cheese, then grilled. Served with home fries, sour cream and homemade Pico de Gallo.
Fan Favorite
Northwest Ohio

Northwest Ohio

Traditional Breakfast

The Plaza Inn

Mt. Victory
2x4

Two pancakes, two eggs, two sausage links, and two strips of bacon

Farmer Favorite
Kids Breakfast

Midway Diner

Kenton
Mickey Mouse Pancake

Mickey Mouse Pancake served with two sausage links, patties or bacon

Farmer Favorite
Biscuits and Gravy

Our Place Family Dining LLC

Kenton
Hungry Like a Wolf

Three eggs, toast, breakfast meat, hash browns, and 1/2 order of biscuits and gravy

Farmer Favorite
Brunch

Happy Daz

Wapakoneta
Old Smokey Scramble

Smoked sausage, onions, mushrooms and Swiss cheese

Farmer Favorite
Breakfast Burrito

Speed Trap Diner

Woodville
Huevos Ohios

Warm tortilla loaded with home fries, pulled pork and cheddar cheese topped with "sancho sauce" and a sunny side up egg

Farmer Favorite
Bacon

Woodville Diner

Oregon
Bacon

One pound side of bacon

Farmer Favorite
Breakfast Burrito

Latitude Café

Marblehead
Breakfast Burrito - Scrambled eggs with your choice of ham, bacon, sausage, or chorizo, home fries and cheese wrapped in a warm tortilla.
Fan Favorite
Central Ohio

Central Ohio

Breakfast Sandwich

Fox in the Snow

Columbus
Souffled Egg sandwich

Souffled egg, candied bacon, Swiss cheese, arugula and Dijon cream sauce served on toasted ciabatta bread

Farmer Favorite
Omelet

Beechwold Diner

Columbus
Western Omelet

Three eggs, ham, onion, peppers and cheese served with home fries and toast

Farmer Favorite
Kids Breakfast

SuperChef's Breakfast and More

Gahanna
Superman Kids Breakfast

Two waffle pieces, side of eggs, and choice of candied bacon or sausage

Farmer Favorite
Eggs Benedict

Galena Diner

Galena
Kimmy's Benedict

Poached eggs, English muffin, grilled tomatoes, hollandaise, sautéed spinach and bacon, with home fries or fruit bowl

Farmer Favorite
Breakfast Burrito

The Locust Table

Powell
Breakfast Burrito

Fluffy, cheesy egg souffle wrapped in a flour tortilla with chunky tomato and corn salsa, slices of fresh avocado, crumbled sausage, crispy red skin potatoes, black beans and an extra spinkle of cheese

Farmer Favorite
Non-Traditional Breakfast

Cuco's Taqueria

Columbus
Huevos Rancheros

Two over easy eggs topped with salsa ranchera and served with Mexican rice and refried beans

Farmer Favorite
Bacon

Early Birds Breakfast

St Louisville
Bacon Waffle Spicy Chicken Pile-up

Waffle filled with crumbled bacon, a spicy chicken breast, covered in sausage gravy and topped with two eggs

Farmer Favorite
Breakfast Burrito

3 Brothers Diner

Grove City
Azteca Breakfast Burrito - Flour tortilla with 2 scrambled eggs, chorizo, refried beans, jack cheese. Topped with ranchero sauce, sour cream and queso fresco. Served with homefries.
Fan Favorite
Southeast Ohio

Southeast Ohio

Breakfast Sandwich

HangOver Easy

Athens
WHOLE LOTTA GOODNESS

Two slices of french toast topped with a sausage patty, cheese spread and a sunny side egg. Served with a side of hoe fries

Farmer Favorite
Traditional Breakfast

Hometown Hot Dogs

Millersport
Eggs, Toast and Bacon

Two eggs, toast and a choice of sausage or bacon

Farmer Favorite
Eggs Benedict

Busy Bee

Marietta
Spicy Benedict

Crispy hashbrowns, jalepeno cornbread, ham, pepper jack, poached eggs and a spicy hollandaise

Farmer Favorite
Kids Breakfast

Bob Evans

Coshocton
Little Piggy Hotcakes

Hotcakes with chocolate sauce, banana slices and one sausage link or bacon strip

Farmer Favorite
Brunch

Paper City Coffee

Chillicothe
Savory Sausage Broccoli Quiche

An individual quiche with flaky crust and new varieties weekly

Farmer Favorite
Breakfast Burrito

Big Mamma's Burritos

Athens
Breakfast Burrito - Scrambled eggs, bacon, tots, cheddar cheese and your choice of salsa.
Fan Favorite
Southwest Ohio

Southwest Ohio

Traditional Breakfast

Dot's Village Cafe

Lynchburg
Famous Breakfast Bowl
Farmer Favorite
Omelet

DoGood

Osgood
Build Your Own Omelette

Two egg omelette with a choice of up to three toppings with cheese, home fries and toast

Farmer Favorite
Biscuits and Gravy

Sideliners Sports Bar and Grill

Versailles
Sausage Gravy and Biscuits
Farmer Favorite
Breakfast Burrito

Sharp's Tavern

Palestine
Breakfast Burrito

2 eggs, cheese. chipotle ranch. Available with: ham, sausage, pepperoni, mushroom, onions, green peppers

Farmer Favorite
Breakfast Sandwich

Whistle Stop Bar and Grill

Ansonia
Breakfast Sandwich
Farmer Favorite
Breakfast Burrito

Un Mundo Café

Springfield
Breakfast Wrap - Ham, cheddar cheese, fresh egg, salsa and your choice of spinach or tomato tortilla
Fan Favorite

What Ohioans Are Saying

Hear what other guests are saying about their favorite Ohio breakfast restaurants!

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“Third & Hollywood in Columbus, Ohio, has an Iron Skillet Chorizo & Eggs that’s truly a breakfast made for the stars in Hollywood – just amazing!”

Third & Hollywood
Iron Skillet Chorizo & Eggs
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“If you’re looking for an old time setting with great service and affordable dishes, visit the Kidron Town and Country Store in Kidron, Ohio – you can’t beat their classic breakfast!”

Kidron Town and Country Store
Classic Breakfast
eggtoast

“Northstar Café in Columbus, Ohio, has a Biscuit, Egg & Cheese that’s dangerously addictive! It features Ohio eggs on the world’s greatest biscuit.”

Northstar Café
Biscuit, Egg & Cheese
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About Our Sponsors

Best Buckeye Breakfasts is brought to you in partnership by the Ohio Poultry Association and the Ohio Pork Council. Together, these organizations represent more than 3,500 Ohio farming families whose pork, egg, chicken and turkey products are served in restaurants across the state and nation. Ohio pig and poultry farmers are committed to providing safe, high-quality and responsibly raised foods for Ohioans to enjoy at home and in restaurants.

Meet Ohio farming families and find delicious recipes at OhioEggs.com and OhioPork.org.

About Our Partners

Ohio’s egg and bacon farmers thank our partners for the important roles they played in helping to make Best Buckeye Breakfasts possible. These organizations work closely with businesses, tourism bureaus and individuals that are involved with the state’s foodservice, travel and hospitality industries, and are acutely aware of their specific needs during COVID-19 recovery.