Palm Springs may be known for its hot springs and spas, but it also boasts an impressive breakfast scene. From French cafes to health-conscious eateries, we’ve rounded up the 13 best breakfast spots in Palm Springs.
Note that we do not consider restaurants that open at 9am or later to be breakfast restaurants, therefore they are not included in this list.
This charming Parisian-style eatery is a local favorite, and for good reason. L’Atelier Cafe opens at 7:30 am every day, making it the perfect spot for an early-morning breakfast. The croissants and quiches are a must-try, but the light breakfast and lunch fare, along with the coffee, beer, and wine, are equally as delicious.
Nestled in a charming outdoor patio, FARM is an intimate, country-chic eatery that serves farm-to-table Provençal fare, including breakfast. Try the savory crepes or any of the other delicious options on the menu. FARM opens at 8 am every day, making it a great spot for a leisurely breakfast.
6 La Plaza, Palm Springs, CA 92262, United States FARM
Sherman’s Deli & Bakery
This NYC-style deli is a Palm Springs institution and was even featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives with Guy Fieri. Serving kosher fare from morning to night, with specialty cakes and other baked goods, Sherman’s is a must-visit for anyone in search of a great breakfast. Be sure to try the matzo ball soup and the great sandwiches.
This old-school spot serves ample portions of American chow amid quirky decor, including a beautiful retro stained glass bar and a koi pond. The gigantic menu has all the classics, making it a great place to satisfy any breakfast craving.
For a funky-chic cafe that serves Californian fare, look no further than Grand Central Palm Springs. With coffee, tea, cocktails, and a bar-snacks menu, this spot is perfect for those in search of a unique breakfast. Try the braised short rib sliders, pastrami reuben, or a burger for breakfast.
If you’re serious about your coffee, then Ernest Coffee Co is the place for you. This simple cafe opens at 6 am every day and serves a small selection of pastries to go along with your perfect cup of coffee.
1101 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262, United States Ernest Coffee
This upbeat cafe offers breakfast, sandwiches, salads, American entrees, and desserts, along with outdoor seating. The portraits on the walls add to the quirky decor, making it a great spot for breakfast.
125 E Tahquitz Canyon Way #103, Palm Springs, CA 92262, United States Cafe Jasmin
Wilma & Frieda
Famous in Palm Springs, Wilma & Frieda opens at 8 am and has plenty of very hearty, meaty, and eggy breakfast plate options. The booths add to the retro ambiance, making it a great spot for a leisurely breakfast.
155 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262, United States Wilma & Frieda
Cups Cafe is the place to go if you’re looking for interesting pancakes, including PB&J and Wheat & Zucchini. The steak and eggs for breakfast is also a must-try, as are the six twists on benedicts. The beautiful distressed wood decor and large dining room make this spot a great place to start your day.
77912 Country Club Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92211, United States Cups Cafe
This modern space is perfect for those in search of creative breakfast and lunch sandwiches, bacon flights, and specialty cinnamon rolls. Cheeky’s has a trick up its sleeve: they offer “bacon flights” that allow customers to taste different bacons, such as applewood-smoked and jalapeno-scented. The funky artsy decor adds to the overall ambiance.
622 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262, United States Cheeky’s
Palm Greens Cafe – For the health-conscious eater
Palm Greens Cafe is the perfect spot for those looking for a healthy breakfast in a fun atmosphere. The decor is simple yet funky, and the colorful chandelier adds a pop of vibrancy to the space. The menu is carefully sourced and offers a range of dishes from around the world, including some of the best breakfast bowls in Palm Springs. If you’re looking for a healthy and tasty breakfast, this is the spot for you.
611 S Palm Canyon Dr # 6, Palm Springs, CA 92264, United States Palm Greens Cafe
Townie Bagels Bakery and Cafe – For the classic breakfast lover
Townie Bagels Bakery and Cafe is a classic spot for breakfast in Palm Springs. They offer a range of classic boiled bagels in two dozen flavors, along with breakfast and lunch sandwiches made with those very same bagels. The coffee and espresso drinks are also top-notch, making this spot a great place to start your day.
Nature’s Health Food & Cafe – For the vegetarian breakfast eater
Nature’s Health Food & Cafe is a health-minded cafe located inside a health food store. The eclectic menu offers a range of vegetarian fare, including omelets, wraps, sandwiches, and salads. The organic juice bar is also worth checking out. The patio seating is a great place to enjoy your breakfast in the sun.
4 Paws Coffee Co. – For the early bird breakfast eater
If you’re an early bird, 4 Paws Coffee Co. is the perfect spot for you. The cafe opens at 6:30am every morning, offering sandwiches on croissants or biscuits. The post-industrial decor adds a unique touch to the space, making it a great spot to enjoy your breakfast.
2500 N Palm Canyon Dr Suite A5 Suite A5, Palm Springs, CA 92262, United States 4 Paws Coffee Co.
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