Breakfast done right in Oxford, Ohio

Here in Oxford, Ohio, we know how to do breakfast right! With many restaurants to choose from, you are bound to find some new go-to breakfast meals for a busy weekday morning or a lazy weekend. All with friendly service and uplifting atmospheres, these local restaurants are popular among the community and absolutely love serving out-of-town guests as well!

Here you'll find some of our favorites in Oxford. So get the whole family together and plan for a morning out with a delicious breakfast that's sure to give you ample energy to tackle the day!

A smiling bartender pouring a mimosa.Patterson’s Cafe

Find it here: 103 W Spring St.

Patterson's Cafe is a local favorite in the Oxford community. Voted by MSN as one of the best breakfast spots in college towns across America, Patterson's boasts they've been "doing it during the daytime since 2003!" At Patterson's, you can enjoy a large menu and gracious portions. We recommend trying one of their breakfast quesadillas for a filling start to your day. Here at Patterson's, though, there's no such thing as ordering wrong. To see Patterson's Cafe menu, please click here.

A waitress recommending an item off the menu to a man.


Find it here: 15 E High St.

Complete any lazy weekend morning with a filling brunch at Oxford's only authentic German beer hall and restaurant. Stop in for brunch on Friday, Saturday or Sunday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Try the delicious chicken and waffle entree or enjoy cranberry cinnamon or cherry chocolate french toast, complete with your choice of sides. Steinkeller's brunch is sure to have you leaving full for hours. To see Steinkeller's full brunch menu, please click here.

Red Brick Lounge

Find it here: 20 E High St.

Want a sweet treat without the guilt? Red Brick Lounge is new to Oxford, and is just the right place to grab something for that sweet tooth. They have all sorts of drinks and snacks available from refreshers, to protein drinks, to waffles, shakes, overnight oats and more! Check them out on Facebook here and Instagram here. They always are changing up the flavors and giving us super creative combinations. What will you try first!?

Three woman sitting at a table outside of Bagel and Deli.

Bagel & Deli Shop

Find it here: 119 E High St.

Located in Oxford's Uptown district, Bagel & Deli Shop is the perfect place for a go-to sandwich. Opening at 8:00 every morning, make sure to stop in to try one of Bagel & Deli's yummy breakfast sandwiches. You can never go wrong with the original breakfast bagel with scrambled eggs, bacon and American cheese served on a warm egg bagel. Being the Oxford staple that it is, we highly recommend you see what all the talk is about and go try Bagel & Deli. To view the menu, please click here.

Oxford Farmers’ Market

Find it here: 4 N Main St.

Looking for a healthy start to your day? Come do some shopping at Oxford's beloved community farmers' market! The market boasts homemade goodies, breakfast sandwiches, freshly-grown produce and delicious smoothies. Visit the next farmers' market on Saturday's from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm in Oxford's Uptown Park. A perfect way to support local farmers anf artisans, getting breakfast at the Oxford Community Farmers' Market will turn into a fun event for the whole family! As temperatures get warmer into the summer months, the market will open more regularly.

A photo of an egg and bacon breakfast sandwich in front of Fridge and Pantry restauraunt.Fridge & Pantry

Find it here: 35 E Church St.

Fridge & Pantry has all-day breakfast which includes hot sandwiches. We recommend the Brioche Breakfast Bun for a combination of eggs, sweet ham, and sharp cheddar. They also have avodado toast, bagels, breakfast burritos and even smoothie bowls. Don't forget to wake up with one of their hot or cold brew coffees! To view the menu for Fridge & Pantry's cafe and deli, click here.

A close up photo of glazed donuts.Oxford Doughnut Shoppe

Find it here: 120 S Locust St.

Finish off your breakfast with a sweet treat from the Oxford Doughnut Shoppe, Oxford's favorite place to go for local doughnuts. The shoppe has been a town staple for over 50 years and their famous yeast doughnuts are made the good old-fashioned, kettle fried way. We promise you'll love them! Choose from a variety of rich cake doughnuts, jelly or cream filled doughnuts and the yummy yeast doughnut holes. Don't know what to choose? You can never go wrong with the savory yeast doughnut. Better yet, fill a whole box and try multiple flavors throughout the week! To browse the menu of the Oxford Doughnut Shoppe's sweets galore, please click here.

Four laughing students drinking coffee at a dimly lit cafe.Kofenya

Find it here: 38 W High St.

Kofenya is another local favorite in Oxford. With a spacious and relaxing place to lounge, you're sure to enjoy a lazy morning talking with friends while sipping freshly brewed coffee. Kofenya opens at 7:00 am Monday-Friday, 7:30 am on Saturdays and 8:00 am on Sundays. Enjoy a variety of coffee beverages, teas, rich pastries, and their gourmet toast with flavors like The Green (smashed avocado on quinoa bread) and Honey Bunches (banana and house-made almond butter on cinnamon raisin bread).

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