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Best Breakfasts Spots in Abu Dhabi

8 Restaurants
No morning is complete without a hearty breakfast. Here are some of the best spots around Abu Dhabi, curated by MICHELIN Inspectors.
Updated on 11 June 2024
North Parking, Al Hosn, Abu Dhabi
$$ · Modern Cuisine

Set within the Al Hosn heritage site, this one MICHELIN star restaurant offers memorable dishes that honour Emirati traditions in a modern way across its flavours, ingredients, and cooking techniques. Their breakfast menu features classics such as khubz rigag (thin bread with eggs and cheese), and creative twists on international favourites like an Emirati-style French toast drizzled with Sidr honey.

Al Qana Marina South, Al Maqta’ Street, Abu Dhabi
$$ · Mediterranean Cuisine

This Bib Gourmand serves flavourful and bright breakfast dishes with influences from the Mediterranean. A charming spot in Al Qana overlooking the glistening canal, Oii’s menu has a diverse selection of breakfast favourites. From their Tuscan Benedict to their Wild Berry Pancakes, you’ll have your choice of sweet and savoury plates to kick-start your morning with.

Al Qana Marina South, Al Maqta' Street, Abu Dhabi
$$ · Mediterranean Cuisine

Another Bib Gourmand situated on Al Qana’s boardwalk, this urban restaurant deliciously blends a world of flavours across its plates. Their all-day breakfast menu offers a variety of homemade, freshly baked breads, such as manakeesh (Levantine flatbreads), and hearty egg dishes, including poached and baked avocado eggs on sourdough toast.

Yadoo's House
Al Nasr Tower 2, Al Murror Street, Abu Dhabi
$ · Emirati Cuisine

From the décor to the food, this cosy spot in Rabdan is a tribute to “Grandma’s house”. Keep your morning interesting with a mix of traditional Emirati breakfast, including balaleet (Emirati vermicelli with egg) and chami (Emirati cottage cheese) with honeycomb, as well as Arabic and Indian breakfast spreads. The portions are generous, and dishes are prepared with care, so make sure to come hungry.

Kopitiam by Chandy's
Al Falah Street, Old Pasport Rd, Zone 1, Abu Dhabi
$ · Malaysian

This laid-back and sweet little restaurant boasts fresh and flavour-packed Malaysian dishes. Their all-day breakfast menu has a variety of authentic plates, including Nasi Lemak (coconut rice with fried eggs) and a breakfast combo with roti bakar and two boiled eggs at a steal. Their roti jala is also well worth a try!

Al Farah
Khalidiyah St, Al Khalidiyah, W8, Abu Dhabi
$ · Middle Eastern

There’s nothing like starting your day with freshly baked manakeesh and breads! This popular spot in Khalidiyah offers a selection of traditional Middle Eastern breakfast mezze. From different types of foul (fava bean stew), shakshuka and fatteh to hummus balila, these dishes are full of flavour - and perfect for sharing with those you love.

Al Raha Beach, Al Muneera, Abu Dhabi
$ · Emirati Cuisine

A food truck turned restaurant, this Emirati eatery is run by two sisters on a mission to showcase their country’s food culture. Delve into authentic Emirati breakfast dishes ranging from sweet to savoury, such as chebab pancakes drizzled with local honey and date syrup, and regag filled with your choice of eggs, cream cheese, or grilled fish.

Beirut Sur Mer
Lilac 5, Jacques Chirac Street, Saadiyat Cultural District, Soul Beach, Al Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi
$$ · Lebanese

Breakfast by the sea? Yes, please! On Saadiyat Island’s vibrant Al Mamsha promenade is this colourful Bib Gourmand restaurant. An extensive selection of Lebanese breakfast sharing plates are on the menu in generous portions. Expect egg dishes with a Lebanese twist, paired with traditional breakfast mezze at a great price.