Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but can also be the most forgotten meal of the day. Luckily, Fort Wayne has many restaurants that offer breakfast and brunch for when you're near the Grand Wayne Convention Center, the Memorial Coliseum, and many of our sports facilities. 

12 Breakfast Spots in Fort Wayne

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Breakfast Spots Near the Grand Wayne Convention Center in Downtown Fort Wayne

Cindy’s Diner

If you’re looking for a classic Fort Wayne breakfast spot, eating at Cindy’s Diner is a must. Their menu comprises of corned beef hash and eggs, “garbage” (a combination of eggs, potatoes, cheese, onions, and ham), hot cakes, eggs, a three-egg ham and cheese omelet, and sides such as English muffins, bagels, muffins, hot cooked cereal, and toast.

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Comfort Food Café

For a cozy breakfast experience, try Comfort Food Café. Their meal selection includes foods such as egg and meat platters, a make-your-own omelet, homemade sausage biscuits and gravy, fresh fruit, parfaits, pancakes, and oatmeal. Breakfast is available from 8-10 am


Dash-In is a good restaurant to visit if you’re looking for a simpler breakfast menu. Their menu includes breakfast sandwich options, biscuit and gravy, eggs, bacon, and toast platters, and lighter options such as oatmeal, granola, and yogurt.

Pembroke Bakery & Café

Pembroke Bakery is a good breakfast spot for those looking for vegan or gluten-free food options. Their bakery items include plain, onion, and everything bagels with the option of vegan cream cheese, cinnamon rolls, Danish, muffins, vegan, gluten-free doughnuts, and a bagel sandwich. 

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Breakfast Spots Near the Memorial Coliseum

Athenian Family Restaurant

For a family-friendly restaurant feel, consider eating at Athenian Restaurant. Their menu offers meals such as country fresh eggs dishes, biscuits and gravy dishes, skillets, omelets, pancakes, French toast, Belgian waffles, and oatmeal. 

Facilities also near Athenian Family Restaurant include SportONE/Parkview Fieldhouse, SportONE/Parkview Icehouse, Spiece, & Turnstone.

Cosmos Restaurant

If you’re looking for a restaurant with generous portions, be sure to stop at Cosmos. Their two locations have menu items such as omelets, pan skillets, breakfast specials, pancakes, waffles, crepes, and French toast.

Facilities near the Coliseum location also include SportONE/Parkview Fieldhouse, SportONE/Parkview Icehouse, Spiece, & Turnstone. Facilities near the North location include Empowered Sports.

Liberty Diner

For a New York diner-like atmosphere for your breakfast, visit Liberty Diner. Their menu offers 2 or 3 eggs with meat options, three-egg omelets, skillets, frittatas, smoked salmon specials, pancakes, waffles, French toast, and combo meals. 

Facilities near Liberty Diner also include SportONE/Parkview Fieldhouse, SportONE/Parkview Icehouse, Spiece, & Turnstone.

Richard’s Restaurant

Richard’s offers country-style meals in a small dining atmosphere. Their menu consists of meals including low carb, ranchero, three-cheese, and ham and cheese super skillets, country favorites of eggs and your choice of meat, hash browns, and toast, country-fried steak and eggs, pancakes, waffles, and oats and muffins.

Facilities near Richard's also include SportONE/Parkview Fieldhouse, SportONE/Parkview Icehouse, Spiece, & Turnstone.


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Bluebird Restaurant

If you’re searching for a restaurant with plenty of egg-based options, visit the Bluebird Restaurant. Their egg dishes include a variety of frittatas, breakfast sandwiches, steak and eggs platters, omelets, loaded skillets, farmhouse eggs, scrambler wraps, and some of their non-egg meals include loaded hash browns, waffles, pancakes, French toast, crepes, and cheese blintzes. 

Friend’s Too Restaurant

The menu for Friend’s Too has an emphasis on Greek cuisine. Their meal options include omelets, skillets, and frittatas that have Greek ingredients like feta cheese and gyro meat along with other dishes like country fresh eggs, biscuits and sausage gravy, breakfast sandwiches, Belgian waffles, pancakes, crepes, and French toast.

Rise ‘n’ Roll Bakery

Rise ‘n’ Roll is the perfect place to grab a breakfast pastry on the go for yourself or for your family. Their bakery includes goodies like sticky buns, cinnamon rolls, and blueberry, lemon raspberry, and double chocolate muffins; they also have regular doughnuts, filled doughnuts, and Bismark doughnuts.

Spyro’s Pancake House

Spyro’s may be called a pancake house, but they offer a variety of breakfast dishes. Some of their dishes include omelets, biscuit and gravy meals, steak and eggs platters, loaded skillets, breakfast sandwiches, loaded hashbrown meals, scrambler wraps, waffles, and crepes. 

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