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Outstanding Egg Sandwiches in Seattle

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Whether you're brunching, powering up on the way to work, or nursing a hangover, a solid egg sandwich is key. Some Seattle shops keep it simple with one egg and a slice of cheese, while others doctor it up with add-ins from sausage and bacon to Dungeness crab or fried chicken. Whatever your preference, here's a guide to the city's best breakfast sandwiches to savor (or wolf down in a hurry) with your morning coffee. Map points are arranged south to north for your geographical convenience.

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1. Geraldine's Counter

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4872 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118
(206) 723-2080
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Cage-free eggs, colorful mugs, and breakfast all day? Not too shabby. This Columbia City café uses only local vendors when formulating its meals. Get a bacon, egg and arugula sandwich on sour batard Tuesday to Friday until 9 p.m.

2. Easy Street Records & Cafe

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4559 California Ave SW #200
Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 938-3279
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It’s the perfect place to discuss your top five albums over a breakfast sammie, or peruse Woody Guthrie records while you wait. Along with heartier fare, Easy Street has some lighter options like the Runaround Sue, an English muffin sandwich with a single egg, scrambled with sweet peppers, spinach, mushrooms, and cheddar cheese.

3. Grand Central Bakery

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214 1st Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 622-3644
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After 25 years in Pioneer Square, this Northwest mini-chain is still plating some of the best sandwiches in town, now with a location in Eastlake. The bakery sticks to humane and local ingredients and the results don’t disappoint. Favorites include the fluffy buttermilk biscuit with scrambled egg and house made sausage patty, and the bacon egg bolo.

4. Cherry Street Coffee House

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103 Cherry St
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 621-9372
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Next time you stop into this corner coffee staple, consider adding a tomato, basil, egg, and cheese breakfast bagel to your espresso order. You won’t be sorry. Cherry Street also serves egg pita wraps if you're looking for something on the lighter side.

5. The Crumpet Shop

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1503 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 682-1598
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Along with sweet varieties topped with walnuts, honey, and ricotta, The Crumpet Shop serves great savory versions of its classic British cake. The ham, cheese, and egg crumpet is so comforting it feels like your mouth just crawled back into bed.

6. Seatown Seabar & Rotisserie

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2010 Western Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 436-0309
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If you have guests in town, let them gorge on Seatown’s fried egg sandwich for brunch, served with avocado, Beecher’s jack, and a heap of Dungeness crab. Everyone deserves to do this at least once.

7. Biscuit Bitch

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1909 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 441-7999
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Egg sluts are welcome at Biscuit Bitch, where “Trailer Park to Table” fare abounds. The basic Bitchwich has an egg over hard, cheese, house Bitchy Sauce, and choice of sausage, Spam, or bacon. Tip: If the line’s too long, consider the restaurant's new Belltown location.

8. Café Presse

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1117 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 709-7674
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Keep it simple with French pastries and dishes at Café Presse, the second collaboration of Le Pichet owners Jim Drohman and Joanne Herron. The cafe doles out the classic fried egg-topped ham and cheese sandwich, the Croque Madame, dripping with goodness, until 1:30am daily.

9. Skillet

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1400 E Union St
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 420-7297
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This comfort food trailer-turned-diner features creative, hearty sandwiches like The Chub, with bacon jam, American and brie, egg, bacon, jalapeno aioli, greens, and tomato on a local brioche bun. If that’s not gluttonous enough, order fried chicken on top.

10. Dahlia Bakery

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2001 4th Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 441-4540
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Next to its Tom Douglas sister Dahlia Lounge, the Bakery is more relaxed and serves breakfast sandwiches from 7:30 a.m. The fried egg and meat sandwich crushes it with a bite of Dijon, but Dahlia also offer delectable vegetarian options.

11. Macrina Bakery and Café

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2408 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 448-4032
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While Macrina’s loaves can be found at other purveyors, go straight to the source for a fried egg on a just-baked brioche or bialy bun. Country ham is optional, but highly recommended.

12. Serious Pie & Biscuit

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401 Westlake Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 436-0050
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Though it’s known for its wood-fired pizza, don’t overlook the “biscuit” in this Tom Douglas restaurant’s name. Highlights include fried green tomato, egg, and bacon biscuit and the “Zach,” with fried chicken, gravy, bacon, and egg.

13. The Wandering Goose

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403 15th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112
(206) 323-9938
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Wandering Goose is an equally great spot for brunch or quick weekday breakfast in Capitol Hill. Go with a simple egg and cheese or the more serious Sweet Blonde, with country ham, egg over-easy, cheese, and Steen’s butter. Wash it down with an “Old Dominican,” a daily fresh-squeezed juice blend of the chef’s choice.

14. Volunteer Park Cafe

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1501 17th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112
(206) 328-3155
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Sourcing from its own garden whenever possible and using eggs from estate chickens, Volunteer Park’s breakfast sandwiches are always fresh and delicious. Try the bacon & poached egg panini with gruyere and tomato, or a featured seasonal treat.

15. Homegrown

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3416 Fremont Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 453-5232
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Local, seasonal, fast, and easy, Homegrown is a safe bet for a solid breakfast sandwich. Good luck deciding between a sandwich with avocado, egg, cheddar, and hot sauce or bacon, egg, and Beecher’s cheese.

16. Le Fournil

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3230 Eastlake Ave E Ste A
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 328-6523
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Steps from Lake Union in Portage Bay, Le Fournil specializes in French pastries and lighter dishes. It’s hard to turn down the Croque Fournil Special, a Croque Madame served on a buttery croissant with drink for $5.99.

17. Morsel

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4754 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
(206) 268-0154
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Try the Spanish fly – you won’t regret it. But if the combination of prosciutto, fried egg, manchego, and arugula with Mama Lil’s pepper aioli somehow isn’t your jam, Morsel has an excellent selection of other breakfast sandwiches. Plus, the Ballard location has a drive-thru for biscuits and fixin’s.

18. The Fat Hen

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1418 NW 70th St
Seattle, WA 98117
(206) 782-5422
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This Ballard café feels just like its dishes taste: impeccable and understated. In a small space with nice light, lounge over an Italian-inspired breakfast pastry and egg-topped avocado toast. Lines build quickly, so the best bet is to arrive around 8 a.m., soon after the doors open.

1. Geraldine's Counter

4872 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118

Cage-free eggs, colorful mugs, and breakfast all day? Not too shabby. This Columbia City café uses only local vendors when formulating its meals. Get a bacon, egg and arugula sandwich on sour batard Tuesday to Friday until 9 p.m.

4872 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118

2. Easy Street Records & Cafe

4559 California Ave SW #200, Seattle, WA 98116

It’s the perfect place to discuss your top five albums over a breakfast sammie, or peruse Woody Guthrie records while you wait. Along with heartier fare, Easy Street has some lighter options like the Runaround Sue, an English muffin sandwich with a single egg, scrambled with sweet peppers, spinach, mushrooms, and cheddar cheese.

4559 California Ave SW #200
Seattle, WA 98116

3. Grand Central Bakery

214 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104

After 25 years in Pioneer Square, this Northwest mini-chain is still plating some of the best sandwiches in town, now with a location in Eastlake. The bakery sticks to humane and local ingredients and the results don’t disappoint. Favorites include the fluffy buttermilk biscuit with scrambled egg and house made sausage patty, and the bacon egg bolo.

214 1st Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104

4. Cherry Street Coffee House

103 Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98104

Next time you stop into this corner coffee staple, consider adding a tomato, basil, egg, and cheese breakfast bagel to your espresso order. You won’t be sorry. Cherry Street also serves egg pita wraps if you're looking for something on the lighter side.

103 Cherry St
Seattle, WA 98104

5. The Crumpet Shop

1503 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

Along with sweet varieties topped with walnuts, honey, and ricotta, The Crumpet Shop serves great savory versions of its classic British cake. The ham, cheese, and egg crumpet is so comforting it feels like your mouth just crawled back into bed.

1503 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98101

6. Seatown Seabar & Rotisserie

2010 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

If you have guests in town, let them gorge on Seatown’s fried egg sandwich for brunch, served with avocado, Beecher’s jack, and a heap of Dungeness crab. Everyone deserves to do this at least once.

2010 Western Ave
Seattle, WA 98121

7. Biscuit Bitch

1909 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

Egg sluts are welcome at Biscuit Bitch, where “Trailer Park to Table” fare abounds. The basic Bitchwich has an egg over hard, cheese, house Bitchy Sauce, and choice of sausage, Spam, or bacon. Tip: If the line’s too long, consider the restaurant's new Belltown location.

1909 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98101

8. Café Presse

1117 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

Keep it simple with French pastries and dishes at Café Presse, the second collaboration of Le Pichet owners Jim Drohman and Joanne Herron. The cafe doles out the classic fried egg-topped ham and cheese sandwich, the Croque Madame, dripping with goodness, until 1:30am daily.

1117 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122

9. Skillet

1400 E Union St, Seattle, WA 98122

This comfort food trailer-turned-diner features creative, hearty sandwiches like The Chub, with bacon jam, American and brie, egg, bacon, jalapeno aioli, greens, and tomato on a local brioche bun. If that’s not gluttonous enough, order fried chicken on top.

1400 E Union St
Seattle, WA 98122

10. Dahlia Bakery

2001 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

Next to its Tom Douglas sister Dahlia Lounge, the Bakery is more relaxed and serves breakfast sandwiches from 7:30 a.m. The fried egg and meat sandwich crushes it with a bite of Dijon, but Dahlia also offer delectable vegetarian options.

2001 4th Ave
Seattle, WA 98121

11. Macrina Bakery and Café

2408 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

While Macrina’s loaves can be found at other purveyors, go straight to the source for a fried egg on a just-baked brioche or bialy bun. Country ham is optional, but highly recommended.

2408 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98121

12. Serious Pie & Biscuit

401 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

Though it’s known for its wood-fired pizza, don’t overlook the “biscuit” in this Tom Douglas restaurant’s name. Highlights include fried green tomato, egg, and bacon biscuit and the “Zach,” with fried chicken, gravy, bacon, and egg.

401 Westlake Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109

13. The Wandering Goose

403 15th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112

Wandering Goose is an equally great spot for brunch or quick weekday breakfast in Capitol Hill. Go with a simple egg and cheese or the more serious Sweet Blonde, with country ham, egg over-easy, cheese, and Steen’s butter. Wash it down with an “Old Dominican,” a daily fresh-squeezed juice blend of the chef’s choice.

403 15th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112

14. Volunteer Park Cafe

1501 17th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112

Sourcing from its own garden whenever possible and using eggs from estate chickens, Volunteer Park’s breakfast sandwiches are always fresh and delicious. Try the bacon & poached egg panini with gruyere and tomato, or a featured seasonal treat.

1501 17th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112

15. Homegrown

3416 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103

Local, seasonal, fast, and easy, Homegrown is a safe bet for a solid breakfast sandwich. Good luck deciding between a sandwich with avocado, egg, cheddar, and hot sauce or bacon, egg, and Beecher’s cheese.

3416 Fremont Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103

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16. Le Fournil

3230 Eastlake Ave E Ste A, Seattle, WA 98102

Steps from Lake Union in Portage Bay, Le Fournil specializes in French pastries and lighter dishes. It’s hard to turn down the Croque Fournil Special, a Croque Madame served on a buttery croissant with drink for $5.99.

3230 Eastlake Ave E Ste A
Seattle, WA 98102

17. Morsel

4754 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

Try the Spanish fly – you won’t regret it. But if the combination of prosciutto, fried egg, manchego, and arugula with Mama Lil’s pepper aioli somehow isn’t your jam, Morsel has an excellent selection of other breakfast sandwiches. Plus, the Ballard location has a drive-thru for biscuits and fixin’s.

4754 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

18. The Fat Hen

1418 NW 70th St, Seattle, WA 98117

This Ballard café feels just like its dishes taste: impeccable and understated. In a small space with nice light, lounge over an Italian-inspired breakfast pastry and egg-topped avocado toast. Lines build quickly, so the best bet is to arrive around 8 a.m., soon after the doors open.

1418 NW 70th St
Seattle, WA 98117

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