As takeout still reigns during Seattle’s phased reopening, there are plenty of brunch options, but it may be a bit tougher to find a true breakfast around the city, one that's available on weekdays and starts early (before 10 a.m.). Here's a round-up of restaurants that are doing right by eggs, waffles, granola bowls, and more, listed from north to south. It’s also a companion guide to the breakfast sandwich map, which includes smaller pop-ups. Since services shift often these days, if you see any changes, or if there’s a place you’d like to see added to the list in a future update, send us a tip.
All places offer takeout, some delivery, and a handful have onsite seating, with services noted. This should not be taken as endorsement for dining in, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on local coronavirus cases, please visit the official King County’s COVID page. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More