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Best breakfast in Fargo-Moorhead

Ah, breakfast. The most important meal of the day. If you’re a breakfast food lover, this list of the best breakfast restaurants in Fargo is for you.

Hidden gems

BernBaum’s

BernBaum’s whips up New York-style bagels each and every day while also integrating the local Scandinavian flair into dishes.

We recommend: The shakshuka focaccia with pepper, tomato, and a poached egg on focaccia.

402 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 306-4131

Black Coffee & Waffle Bar

Gourmet waffles and hand-ground coffee? Say no more. 

We recommend: The strawberry cheesecake waffle with a macchiato.

550 2nd Ave N, Fargo | (701) 566-8749

Twenty Below Coffee Co.

The gourmet toast menu at Twenty Below will fill you up with something warm and (excuse the pun) toasty—couple that with their farm-grown coffee, and you’ll be ready to tackle the day. 

We recommend: Their homemade chai tea latte with the Winnie-the-Pooh bread with butter, salt, and extra (3bears) honey.

Fargo also has over 10 other gourmet coffee shops, any of which would be a great stop in the morning.

14 Roberts St N, Fargo | (701) 566-0977
600 8th St S, Moorhead | (701) 566-0977

Diners

Benedict’s

The newest diner on the block, Benedict’s, has a unique twist to their breakfast food while also providing a bar experience with bloodies, cocktails, and wine with your breakfast or lunch.

We recommend: An eggs benedict, obviously.

3165 33rd St S, Fargo | (701) 532-4550

Deaner’s Diner

Read any review of Deaner’s, and they’ll say the same: it’s like a small-town diner in the heart of a big city, with great service and delicious 24-hour breakfasts.

We recommend: Della’s Deluxe breakfast (available anytime), two pancakes, two slices of bacon, two sausage links, and two eggs cooked to order.

405 Main Ave W, West Fargo| (701) 356-2211

Kroll’s

This 50s-style diner will take you back in time. Checkered floors and red-and-white leather booths, sit along the long counter and watch as the cooks prepare an omelet or skillet for you.

We recommend: Any breakfast you choose, but with a side of their Black Oak Kielbasa sausage and a stack of fluffy buttermilk pancakes.

1033, 45th St S, Fargo | (701) 492-2319

Marge’s Diner

This new breakfast, lunch, and brunch-focused restaurant offers a kitschy but fun 70’s meets Midwest atmosphere. Offering unique brunch options plus their popular soup and salad bar.

We recommend: THE pancake; seriously, it’s a huge pancake.

220 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 526-0149

Randy’s University Diner

Randy’s is a hidden gem among locals. Its leather booths and unlimited coffee refills will make you feel like you’re in a nostalgic movie set. *sigh*

We recommend: The breakfast sandwich with the buttermilk croissant along with their signature cinnamon streusel coffee cake on the side.

2130 S University Dr, Fargo | (701) 280-0414
641 32nd Ave W, West Fargo | (701) 532-4000

The Shack on Broadway

This mom-and-pop diner is a local favorite… you’ll see why as soon as you arrive. Its classic diner interior means cozy booths, friendly waitstaff, and the smell of home-cooked food in the air. 

Pro tip: If you’re in Fargo on the weekend, arrive early. The “after church” crowd starts arriving around 9 am, so you may have to wait for a table if you come much later than that.

We recommend: One of their massive omelets, a delicious stack of pancakes, and a huge caramel roll (if you can manage to fit it all in).

3215 Broadway N, Fargo | (701) 356-2211

Grab-and-go breakfasts

Sandy’s Donuts

This donut shop started as a local favorite in West Fargo and has become the go-to place for donuts. It’s the best place to start your day if you love donuts.

We recommend: The Maple Bacon Long John is always fun, or try a classic Bismarck donut or a good old-fashioned caramel roll.

Boppa’s Bagels

These quick-grab bagel sandwiches give you lots of variety… seriously, you can choose from 31 bagel varieties and 17 cream cheese spreads.

We recommend: A classic egg, ham, and cheese sandwich on a delicious Asiago cheese bagel.


When you search for the best breakfast places near me, any of these stops will leave you satisfied, maybe even stuffed.