Where to Find All Day Breakfast in Paris
Parisians will eat a croissant regardless of the time of day, but any other breakfast food past midday and you’re asking for trouble.
Finding all day breakfast in the city of lights is a near impossible task. It’s taken some scouring high and low, levels & some creativity, but I think I’ve found some suitable spots. When you’re craving breakfast for dinner in Paris, here’s where to go.
Twinkie Breakfast & Lunch in Paris
Okay, so maybe not dinner at this spot, but Twinkie Breakfast and Lunch serves their breakfasts throughout their opening hours, closing up at 4pm daily.
They have an array of different breakfast foods ranging from your traditional American fry up, pancakes and even avocado toast. A few extra dishes are introduced at brunch time, like a salmon bagel and Eggs Benedict.
The menu is a healthy mix of both French and American-style dishes.
The restaurant has become a bit of a tourist trap; prepare to wait a few minutes for a table and have less than attentive staff. Trying to juggle the moods of the hoards of hungry people is not an easy job — be nice!
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday — 10am to 4pm
ADDRESS: 167 Rue Saint-Denis, 75002 Paris, France
Metro STATION: Réaumur – Sébastopol
Pancake Sisters in Paris
Pancakes remain a worldwide accepted breakfast food, so anywhere that serves them past midday immediately qualifies for all day breakfast.
The Pancake Sisters have two branches in Paris, one in République and one in Voltaire. I eat at the République spot, despite the opening hours being slightly confusing on certain days — call ahead!
This is a professional pancake house. You’ll build your ideal stack, be it sweet or savory, and top it with all your favorite breakfast foods in the process.
Their bacon and egg stacks are crowd pleasers, but I prefer a good old berry topped version with lots of chocolate and cream if possible!
Opening Hours: Wednesday to Sunday — 11am to 6pm
ADDRESS: 3 Rue Lucien Sampaix, 75010 Paris, France
Metro STATION: Jacques Bonsergent
Eggs&Co. in Paris
Eggs&Co. is on the Left Bank of Paris, and offers all day brunch. While you won’t be able to eat a traditional fry up at all hours here, you’ll enjoy other egg based meals through until closing time.
Pancakes are on offer here too, but most people find Eggs&Co. because, rumor has it, they have the best Eggs Benedict in all of Paris. They let you choose between salmon, ham or spinach as your protein, so vegetarians love coming to eat here.
If you’re very hungry, don’t make the mistake of getting just the pancake. It comes with just one mediocre sized cake and a small side of fruit; having it as a side dish is far more enjoyable.
Opening Hours: Thursday to Tuesday — 9am to 4pm
ADDRESS: 11 Rue Bernard Palissy, 75006 Paris, France
Metro STATION: Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Breakfast In America in Paris
This is another breakfast and brunch spot with two locations, one on either side of the Seine. I’ve been to the one on the Left Bank, across from the Notre Dame, but I’ve heard great things about the one in le Marais as well.
Breakfast in America is your very stereotypical American diner. They’ve gone all out in curating this space to look like every roadside eatery in the USA, complete with red vinyl chairs and stainless steel trim.
You’ll be able to eat breakfast, and other diner food, here until 11pm daily. This is not like any of Paris’ other “health cafe” menus; this is junk food through and through.
Expect fried potatoes, breakfast burgers, egg pancakes, French toast and everything topped with too much whipped cream, especially the coffees.
You wanted breakfast for dinner, and they’ve provided. I wouldn’t, however, recommend this spot for vegans. I doubt there’s a piece of fruit anywhere on the premises.
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday — 8:30am to 11pm
ADDRESS: 17 Rue des Écoles, 75005 Paris, France
Metro STATION: Cardinal Lemoine
Treize Bakery in Paris
Most people who come to dine at this hidden gem, do so first thing in the morning and follow their meal with a stroll through the Luxembourg Gardens just next-door.
Treize is like a secret hideaway; one that bakes cakes and is completely understated in just how good their food and service is, until you sit down to try it. They have a very simple breakfast/brunch menu that is available so long as nothing sells out.
Since they are open until 9pm daily, you can stop by for lunch and early dinner in search of their breakfast plates.
One thing you can’t do at Treize, is show up with a laptop. The charming space feels like the perfect place to sit and work, but Treize doesn’t provide WiFi. Customers are welcome to bring a book along, however, and make themselves comfortable for the duration of their meal.
Breakfasts here are on the pricier side; given the bakery’s proximity to the Luxembourg Gardens it’s become a bit of a tourist trap. Nevertheless, you’re getting breakfast for dinner — no complaints here!
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday — 10am to 9pm
ADDRESS: 5 Rue de Médicis, 75006 Paris, France
Metro STATION: Odéon
Something else you can enjoy all day in Paris are the free guided walking tours through the major arrondissements. You’ll have to let them know you’re coming as slots tend to full up. Perhaps after breakfast?