5 breakfast spots too good to miss

Make your Mom proud—don’t skip breakfast. Grab a bite from one of these Middleton restaurants first thing in the morning and you’re sure to start the day on a full stomach.

My Sister’s Kitchen

Friendly service and classic comfort food are on the menu at this breakfast spot on Parmenter Street. Breakfast is served all day, so there’s no reason to miss out on hearty omelets, scrambles, stuffed French toast, burritos and sandwiches.


Originally started as a coffee house in Madison in 2015, Helbachs Coffee Roasters + Kitchen now operates out of a space on Parmenter Street in downtown Middleton. Helbachs serves breakfast and lunch from 7:30am to 2pm Monday through Friday and brunch from 8am to 2pm Saturday and Sunday. Don’t miss flavorful creations like the pepper, spinach & egg sandwich or the grilled southwest wrap.

Common Ground

A combination coffee shop, restaurant and community event space, Common Ground boasts a tasty menu of coffee, espresso and Rishi tea, as well as smoothies and specialty drinks. The breakfast menu, which is served 7:30 to 11am Monday through Saturday, features favorites like breakfast sandwiches, pancakes and scramblers, as well as a la carte items.


Barriques, which has eight cafes throughout Madison and the surrounding area, welcomes diners to its location in downtown Middleton with a tasty selection of breakfast bowls, breakfast sandwiches, wraps, quiches and other favorites. Plus, Barriques’ full coffee and espresso bar is sure to put a pep in your step to start the day.

C’s Restaurant & Bakery

Find a little homemade flavor at C’S Restaurant and Bakery on Allen Boulevard near Lake Mendota. This popular breakfast and lunch spot is open all week long (6am to 2pm Monday-Friday and 7am-1pm on weekends) and also features made-from-scratch fruit and cream pies, muffins, scones, cinnamon rolls and more.

Other breakfast spots to try: Discover breakfast favorites at Hubbard Avenue Diner (pie’s a breakfast food, right?), treat your sweet tooth at Hurts Donut, share a meal with the locals at Paul’s Neighborhood Bar or try some made-in-house delights at Prairie Café & Bakery.


Related Articles