While you may not think the City of Champions and eggs go hand in hand, this guide just may change your mind. Whether you need to soak up that South Side alcohol, or you’re starting you day off the best way you know how, these four local breakfast hot spots will totally fulfill your egg and tortilla cravings.
2015 Penn Avenue
Claiming to be home of the best breakfast in town, Deluca’s serves up portions large enough to ensure no one leaves hungry. Expect to find the classic diner atmosphere here. As for burritos on the go, you have two options. First up is The Famous Breakfast Burrito. Starting at $7.99, you pick your meat, they add the cheese, home fries, wrap it up and top it with a homemade sweet and spicy sauce. Second, Deluca’s offers a Veggie Burrito for $6.99.
1515 East Carson Street
Monday-Friday 11:00am -2:00am
Saturday- Sunday 10:00am-2:00am
Brunch Saturday-Sunday 10:00am-3:00pm
A favorite among my friends, Local Bar + Kitchen serves up a pretty fab brunch on the weekends. Their breakfast burrito is made with fresh and local ingredients. Stuffed with guacamole, pico de gallo, you choice of meat and cheese and served with a side of roasted red pepper and onion smothered ‘Brunch Potatoes.’ Costing you only $8.50. Local transforms your average brunch experience by serving bottomless mimosas and offering a Bloody Mary bar.
2350 Noblestown Road
Their menu is jam packed with protein and breakfast classics like their Famous Breakfast Sandwich but we’re here to discuss the ‘Big Breakfast Burrito.’ For $6.99 Eggs-R-Us stuffs a tortilla with eggs, potatoes, cheese, peppers, and onions, top it with salsa and sour cream and then they throw even more cheese on top. If that’s not enough for you they can squeeze in some bacon ham or sausage too for $1.29 extra.
1137 South Braddock Avenue
Sunday 8:00am- 3:00pm
With vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options, Square Café is sure to please everyone.
They offer one breakfast burrito on their current menu and it starts off vegetarian. For $9.29 they combine three scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, onions, peppers, and mushrooms. From here you can customize it any way you like; adding bacon, sausage, ham, chicken apple sausage, Italian sausage, chorizo, soy sausage or tofu. Each will cost you an additional $2.29. Square offers fresh fruit protein smoothies and multiple juice flavors to wash it all down with.