Sweets for Breakfast: Pancakes, Waffles, and Pastries in Seattle

Light and fluffy Coconut Waffles at Soi on Capitol Hill. Photo source.

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and not just for kick-starting your metabolism… Brunch and breakfast are perfect opportunities to try something temptingly sweet. While they may not be the most nutritious choices, no one’s going to blame you for a little indulgence in a stack of pancakes or a buttery breakfast pastry.

Americana | 219 Broadway | 206-328-4604

This Capitol Hill eatery is known for bringing basically the best brunch on Broadway, if not the city at large. Their pancakes change daily so you can try something new every time you visit! Or try their French Toast for a satisfying and sweet treat.


Harried & Hungry | 1415 Third Avenue | 206-264-7900

Want to become the office favorite? Harried & Hungry pastry platters offer the perfect opportunity to get on your boss’ good side and impress your co-workers, with a Pastry Platter of yummy, locally-crafted baked goods from the renowned Essential Bakery. Add a coffee service on the side, and your colleagues will have something to wash down that croissant, scone or muffin.


Soi | 1400 10th Avenue | 206-556-4853

Sure, you can find some pretty delicious authentic Issan Thai food at Soi, but this eatery is fantastic for more than just savory eats for lunch or dinner. Soi’s brunch menu features some really tasty sweet dishes, such as the Massaman French Toast (pictured), Banana Pancakes or Coconut Waffle.


Sweet Iron Waffles | 1200 3rd Avenue | 206-682-3336

Sweet or savory, Sweet Iron Waffles is the place to get serious about waffles. These fluffy squares of goodness are made Belgian-style, with brioche dough and artisan pearl sugar. From classic toppings such as strawberries and whipped cream, to specialty waffles with bruleed bananas, salted caramel and whipped cream, your sweet tooth will certainly be satisfied.

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