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What's the Best Place for Breakfast in Birmingham?

Are you a regular at a local restaurant, coffee shop or bakery? Vote in our contest and write a review about your favorites.

Are you a breakfast eater who sits down to a plate of bacon and eggs or a bowl of oatmeal or someone who whips through drive-thru for your favorite breakfast sandwich and coffee?

We're on a quest to rate the best of the best in Birmingham. So far, we've asked you about , , ,  and . Today the topic is breakfast.

Visit Birmingham Patch Places to find great places for breakfast – sit-down restaurants, carryout spots, bagel and donut shops – whatever helps you power up for the day. Then vote for your favorite breakfast spot by 9 a.m. Friday and we'll post a story at noon declaring the winner. 

Click through to the profile pages of these local businesses and leave your comments:

If we missed your favorite place, let us know in the comments section. So far, our readers have suggested we add:

We didn't include any of Birmingham's dedicated coffee shops in this list, however if or is your go-to spot for breakfast in Birmingham, let us know in comments and leave a review!

In the event of a tie in our survey, we will break the tie by counting the positive comments written below about the tied businesses, so please let us know why you think your choice is best.

Also, if you own one of these businesses (or any business in Birmingham), did you know you can claim your listing? Find out more at .

Paul Robertson February 13, 2012 at 12:45 PM
You forgot the Rugby Grille at the Townsend Hotel. Quietly, the best business place for breakfast in town.
Alan Stamm February 13, 2012 at 01:02 PM
Six other spots for sit-down or carry-out breakfasts: * Hunter House: Omelets, other egg dishes, pancakes, French toast are among choices from 8-10:30 a.m. Mon.-Sat., and starting at 11 a.m. Sun. * Cosi: Selections include breakfast wraps, quiche, stuffed croissants and omelet sandwiches from 6:30-11 a.m. weekdays, 7:30-11 a.am. weekends. * Beyond Juice: Belgian waffle, muffins and egg salad sandwich uphold this shop's name, starting at 7:30 a.m. weekdays, 8 a.m. Sat. * Greek Islands: Eggs, pancakes, French toast + other breakfast fare is served on Hamilton Row 'til the kitchen shuts each night. * Leo's Coney Island: Breakfast is available around the clock on S. Old W'ward. * Village Coney: Family-owned restaurant at Adams Square opens at 7 a.m. and an hour later on Sunday.
Anonymous February 13, 2012 at 01:56 PM
Village Coney in the Adams Square has hearty, home cooked style breakfasts, with a very large breakfast menu (not to mention an extensive selection of many other lunch and dinner items),
Suzanne Bologna February 13, 2012 at 02:58 PM
I am totally with Paul. RUGBY GRILLE at the Townsend. Nothing beats the Egg White Frittata with leeks, shiitake mushrooms, spinach, tomatoes, and feta, served with multi-grain toast and baby arugula. It's amazing every time!!!
John Rohrbeck February 13, 2012 at 03:55 PM
This is easy: The Whistle Stop is the best! Good food and great people.
Laura Houser (Editor) February 14, 2012 at 01:25 PM
Thanks everyone for the suggestions! I've added them to the story so make sure you go in, vote and leave a review!

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