Rise and Shine for These Breakfast Spots in Vegas


Rise and Shine for These Breakfast Spots in Vegas

While most visitors to Las Vegas sleep right through breakfast, if you're visiting with kids, more than likely they're going to up and hungry in the morning. Numerous restaurants up and down the Strip have breakfast options, but it can be challenging to find a kid-appropriate place to eat. If your kids aren't the champagne brunch types, check out these family-friendly restaurants serving up delicious breakfast foods.

Citizens Kitchen and Bar

3950 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89119 Citizens Kitchen Kennejima/Flickr

Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Citizens Kitchen and Bar offers diners a large breakfast menu full of comfort food favorites. You'll find a little bit of everything on the breakfast menu including omelets, skillets, parfaits, cereal, waffles, French toast and sandwiches. For the smaller appetite, you can get sides of toast, bagels and breakfast meat. If it's already been a long morning, parents can check out the breakfast cocktails like Bloody Marys and mimosas.

Crossroads Bar and Restaurant

3950 Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89119 CrossroadsMichael Gray/Flickr

Part of the House of Blues in Mandalay Bay, Crossroads Bar and Restaurant combines cool music and your favorite breakfast foods. Along with an excellent choice of breakfast dishes, Crossroads sponsors special events. On Saturdays throughout the year, check out Saturday Morning Cartoons, where kids?and kids at heart?can chow down on a breakfast buffet while watching classic cartoons. Crossroads also hosts a gospel brunch every Sunday.

Mon Ami Gabi

3655 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89109 Mon Ami Gabi Laura H-B/Flickr

Once you visit, it's easy to see how Mon Ami Gabi, part of the Paris Hotel and Casino, consistently ranks as one of the best breakfasts on the Strip. Breakfast is served daily and brunch is offered on the weekends. The menu includes everything from made-from-scratch waffles to eggs any way you like them. You can also get French-inspired dishes like quiche Lorraine, croissants and croque madame. Get a seat on the outdoor patio for the kids to enjoy some people-watching.

48th and Crepe

3790 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89109 48th and Crepe Kennejima/Flickr

For a quick breakfast on the go, head to New York-New York, home of 48th and Crepe. Indulge in malted waffles and classic crepes with a variety of sweet toppings like fresh fruit and kid-favorites such as Nutella and Hershey's chocolate. Specialty crepes include chocolate banana and peach cobbler. You can also get savory crepes with fillings like ham and cheese, steak nd mushrooms, and tomato caprese. Along with its namesake crepes, the restaurant serves egg dishes and Krispy Kreme donuts.

Grand Lux Café

3355 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89109 Grand Lux Cafe julie corsi/Flickr

Located mid-Strip at the Venetian, the Grand Lux Café is open 24 hours to quench your hankering for breakfast all day long. Every morning, starting at 6 a.m., the bakery part of the restaurant serves up freshly-baked pastries and hot coffee. The breakfast menu includes pancakes, French toast, egg dishes, biscuits and gravy, breakfast burritos and sandwiches, omelets and a special kids' breakfast selection each day. Grand Lux Café also has a selection of breakfast cocktails.

Pawn Donut and Coffee

725 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89101

Keep it simple for breakfast and head to Pawn Donut and Coffee, close to the World Famous Gold and Silver Pawn Shop seen in the television show "Pawn Stars". Here, you'll get a strong cup of coffee and some of the best donuts in all of Vegas. You can choose from classics like sugar, glazed and maple, or branch out and try a specialty donut. Popular choices include the apple fritter, rocky road, Boston cream, maple bacon and Samoa.