Start your day with an unbeatable breakfast in Berks County. We’ve tried cinnamon roll French toast, jerk sausage omelets, sweet and savory crepes, smoothie bowls, breakfast skillets and so much more. Read about all the places we’ve had breakfast and brunch in Reading and Berks County:

waffles topped in blueberry compote and breakfast potatoes

Squawk Cafe – Wyomissing

Our review of the new Squawk Cafe in Wyomissing, a great new place for breakfast, lunch and coffee in Berks County.
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Plate of French toast with fresh cut strawberries and blueberries

Cafe Esperanza

Cafe Esperanza is the region's first pay-what-you-can cafe, and it has quickly become one of the area's top cafes.
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Four Twelve's Southern Comfort Pecan Waffle

Four Twelve

Four Twelve is known for coffee and waffles. We don't drink coffee, but we love waffles, so we made the trip to Hamburg for Belgian waffles, waffle sandwiches and waffle dippers.
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Belly Kitchen Pan Perdu

Belly Kitchen & Drinkery – CLOSED

The Goggleworks is one of the most popular destinations in downtown Reading, and thanks to Belly Kitchen & Drinkery, it is now a destination for downtown dining.
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Shillington Farmers Market Bacon Egg Cheese

Shillington Farmers Market Cafe

Among the dining options at the resurgent Shillington Farmers Market is the Shillington Farmers Market Cafe, where we recently enjoyed a hearty (and frugal) breakfast.
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Crossroads Family Restaurant

Crossroads Family Restaurant

At the intersection of Routes 222 and 61 is one of Berks County's busiest diners. We stopped at Crossroads for a breakfast both traditional and unique (LA cinnamon roll French toast, anyone?).
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Brooks Cafe

Brooks Cafe

Julie and I use the Labor Day holiday as an excuse to dine out for breakfast. So we stopped in at Brooks Cafe for banana nut pancakes and Hawaiian bread French toast.
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Julie's blueberry-banana smoothie bowl with almond milk and granola.

The Green Bean Cafe – CLOSED

An all-organic cafe within walking distance of our home base, we couldn't wait to try smoothie bowls from the new Green Bean Cafe in Wyomissing.
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CD's Place

CD’s Place

A breakfast at CD's Place has been a long time coming. Finally, I found a Saturday where they were open, and we were available for a taste of their jerk chicken omelet and corn andouille hash.
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Wyomissing Restaurant & Bakery won best breakfast

Wyomissing Restaurant and Bakery

The newly renamed Wyomissing Restaurant and Bakery has goals of becoming "Shady Maple north east." We visited for their Sunday brunch buffet to see how close they are.
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Americana Diner

Americana Diner

Berks County Eats makes a breakfast trip to the Americana Diner along Route 100 outside of Bechtelsville for a gyro skillet and pineapple pancakes.
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Road Trip: Au Bon Lieu - Hershey

Road Trip: Au Bon Lieu – Hershey

On a road trip to Hershey, we visit Au Bon Lieu, a French creperie that's serving sweet and savory items along Chocolate Avenue.
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