Breakfast. They say it’s the most important meal of the day, which I guess is true – since, if you have a terrible breakfast, your whole day is basically ruined before noon.  So where do you go for the best breakfast in the city of Palm Springs?  

Listed in no particular order – and be sure to check out our picks for the best places to grab breakfast (and Bloody Marys!) throughout the Coachella Valley

Sherman’s Deli and Bakery

Sherman's Deli in Palm Desert and Palm Springs - one of the best spots to get the best breakfast in Palm Springs
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In addition to their huge menu of sandwiches, Sherman’s also offers up a tasty breakfast menu complete with omelettes, lox and cream cheese, and even salami and eggs.  Guy Fieri loves this place and you will probably agree, it’s surely one of the best breakfast in Palm Springs spots.

Sherman’s Deli and Bakery, 401 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, (760) 325-1199

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Wilma and Frieda’s Cafe

Wilma and Frieda's in Palm Desert - one of the best restaurants for breakfast and brunch in Palm Springs
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Well, well, well…another Guy Fieiri fave.  El Paseo is sleepy as hell before 10am, well except for the crowds at this Palm Desert favorite.  House specialties include meatloaf and eggs, a short rib scramble with mozzarella, and a 6 oz. steak and eggs.

Wilma and Frieda’s, 155 S Palm Canyon Drive, Suite A21-A27, Palm Springs, (760) 992-5080


Wexler’s opened its Palm Springs location in the fall of 2018 at Arrive hotel.  The spot is known for its classic Jewish deli food offerings, including house-smoked and hand-sliced meats and fish.  Wexler’s was named one of the best Jewish delis in America by Business Insider in 2016, with the website saying the restaurant, “keeps things simple but artisanal.”

Wexler’s @ Arrive Palm Springs, 1551 N Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, (760) 507-1650


FARM in Palm Springs - one of the best spots for breakfast and brunch in Palm Springs
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The place is a little hard to find as it is tucked away in the back of a Palm Springs shopping center, but once you find it, you will be glad you did.  They serve up mouth watering omelettes, crepes, and an outstanding plate of chicken and waffles – to name just a few of the tasty items on the menu.

Farm, 6 La Plaza, Palm Springs, (760) 322-2724

Pinocchio in the Desert

Pinocchio in the Desert in Palm Springs - one of the best brunches and best breakfast in Palm Springs options
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Known almost as much for their breakfast drinks (hello, bottomless champagne) as their food, this downtown spot is a hit with both locals and visitors.  Waffles, a half-dozen different types of Benedicts, pancakes, omelettes, and more make this spot one of the tops choices for the best breakfast in Palm Springs

Pinocchio in the Desert, 134 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, (760) 322-3776


Cheeky's in Palm Springs is a great and crowded breakfast and brunch spot
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Yes.  There is always a wait for this uptown Palm Springs favorite.  But that’s because it is really good and they have bacon flights!

Cheeky’s, 622 N Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, (760) 327-7595

Related: Sure, the best breakfast in Palm Springs is a great way to start the day.  But, be sure you also check out our picks for best pizza, burgers, and hot dogs in the Coachella Valley.

L’Atelier Cafe


Located in downtown Palm Springs, l’Atelier Café offers gourmet, French-style Parisian and French-style country items including French Brioches, French Toasts, French Croissants, Quiches, Crèpes, and much more. Everything is homemade with fresh and local products.

, 129 La Plaza, Palm Springs, (760) 778-7895

Loco Charlie’s

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Feast on Mexican breakfast favorites like Machaca and Eggs, Chilaquiles Con Huevos, burritos, omelettes and more while you wash it all down with a delicious Michelada.  Loco Charlie’s has a salsa bar and everything is made fresh daily.

Loco Charlie’s, 1751 N Sunrise Way, Ste F5, Palm Springs, (760) 832-6474

Broken Yolk Cafe

Breakfast at the Broken Yolk Cafe one of the best spots to eat in Palm Springs and La Quinta
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Their menu is loaded with Benedicts, omelettes (over a dozen to choose from), pancakes, crepes, and even a South of the Border menu with Huevos Ranchero, Machaca, and Chilaquiles.  Also, their biscuits are huuuge!

Broken Yolk Cafe, 262 South Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, (760) 318-9655 

Grand Central

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The downtown Palm Springs eatery serves seasonally fresh items with some fun twists including Prosciutto Benedict, Palm Sugar Waffles, and Orange Ricotta Pancakes.  The place also has a full bar, so you have that going for you, which is nice.

Grand Central, 160 La Plaza, Palm Springs, (760) 699-7185

Manhattan in the Desert

Manhattan in the Desert is in Palm Springs and Palm Desert and they have great lunch and breakfast
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Bagels and lox, waffles, omelettes, hot cakes and more are dished out daily at this bakery and deli.  And, if you are just not in the mood for breakfast, they have a huge sandwich menu.

Manhattan in the Desert, 2665 East Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs,(760) 322-3354

Bit of Country

Bit o Country - one of the best restaurants to get breakfast in Palm Springs
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A favorite spot of  Coachella Valley locals due to their good food and friendly staff.  Bit of Country offers up plenty of breakfast options including omelettes, hot cakes, biscuits and gravy, and more.

Bit of Country, 418 South Indian Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, (760) 325-5154

4 Paws Coffee Company


You can grab a coffee, breakfast bagel, oatmeal, and more at 4 Paws – who are members and proud supporters of the ASPCA and donate a portion of each sale to the cause.

4 Paws Coffee Company, 2500 N Palm Canyon Drive, Ste A-5, (760) 832-8021

Enjoy having the best breakfast in Palm Springs!

Last updated: 12/28/18