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The Best Cheap Breakfasts in San Francisco

The most important meal of the day can also be the cheapest.

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Let’s be real: San Francisco is not known as a cheap city. But, there are deals to be had if you know where to look. Which is these 10 restaurants for a well-priced breakfast that will fill you up and start your day off really right for under $6.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Bay Watch Restaurant

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2150 Lombard St
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 775-9673
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What you’ll get: Two eggs any style with potatoes and an English muffin

What you’ll pay: $5.25

2. Cafe de Casa

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2701 Leavenworth St
San Francisco, CA 94133
What you’ll get: Salgados, or enclosed Brazilian pastries filled with a variety of ingredients like ham, cheese and tomato

What you’ll pay: $4

3. Morning Fix

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1008 Bush St
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 885-6509
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What you’ll get: Bagel sandwich with a variety of fillings, the most expensive being the lox with cream cheese, onions and tomato for $5.95. The standard bacon, sausage or ham, egg and cheese rings in at $4.15.

What you’ll pay: Under $5.95

4. Sutter Street Cafe

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450 Sutter St
San Francisco, CA 94108
What you’ll get: Meat, egg and cheese on an English muffin or croissant or in a roll.

What you’ll pay: $5.50

5. Cafe Me

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500 Washington St
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 288-8628
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What you’ll get: Your choice of meat, egg and cheese on an English muffin, plus coffee or tea

What you’ll pay: $5

6. Cool Cravings

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1635 Divisadero St
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 771-4900
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What you’ll get: Bacon or ham and eggs on a croissant

What you’ll pay: $4.25

7. Mojo Bicycle Cafe

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639A Divisadero St
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 440-2338
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What you’ll get: Either a breakfast bagel with two eggs, scallions, avocado and Tillamook cheddar ($5.75) or a veggie bagel with hummus, radishes, cucumer, red onions and avocado ($5.25)

What you’ll pay: Under $5.75

8. Howard's Cafe

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1309 9th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 564-4723
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What you’ll get: Two eggs, two slices of French toast, two pieces of bacon or sausage

What you’ll pay: $5.95

9. Sun Rise Restaurant

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3126 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 206-1219
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What you’ll get: Breakfast burrito with two eggs, potatoes, American cheese, bacon or sausage and salsa on the side

What you’ll pay: $5

10. Super Star Restaurant

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4919 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94112
(415) 585-4360
What you’ll get: Two tonkatsu-style fried pork chops with garlic rice, an egg and pineapple or tomato ... plus coffee

What you’ll pay: $4

1. Bay Watch Restaurant

2150 Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94123
What you’ll get: Two eggs any style with potatoes and an English muffin

What you’ll pay: $5.25

2150 Lombard St
San Francisco, CA 94123

2. Cafe de Casa

2701 Leavenworth St, San Francisco, CA 94133
What you’ll get: Salgados, or enclosed Brazilian pastries filled with a variety of ingredients like ham, cheese and tomato

What you’ll pay: $4

2701 Leavenworth St
San Francisco, CA 94133

3. Morning Fix

1008 Bush St, San Francisco, CA 94109
What you’ll get: Bagel sandwich with a variety of fillings, the most expensive being the lox with cream cheese, onions and tomato for $5.95. The standard bacon, sausage or ham, egg and cheese rings in at $4.15.

What you’ll pay: Under $5.95

1008 Bush St
San Francisco, CA 94109

4. Sutter Street Cafe

450 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94108
What you’ll get: Meat, egg and cheese on an English muffin or croissant or in a roll.

What you’ll pay: $5.50

450 Sutter St
San Francisco, CA 94108

5. Cafe Me

500 Washington St, San Francisco, CA 94111
What you’ll get: Your choice of meat, egg and cheese on an English muffin, plus coffee or tea

What you’ll pay: $5

500 Washington St
San Francisco, CA 94111

6. Cool Cravings

1635 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94115
What you’ll get: Bacon or ham and eggs on a croissant

What you’ll pay: $4.25

1635 Divisadero St
San Francisco, CA 94115

7. Mojo Bicycle Cafe

639A Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
What you’ll get: Either a breakfast bagel with two eggs, scallions, avocado and Tillamook cheddar ($5.75) or a veggie bagel with hummus, radishes, cucumer, red onions and avocado ($5.25)

What you’ll pay: Under $5.75

639A Divisadero St
San Francisco, CA 94117

8. Howard's Cafe

1309 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122
What you’ll get: Two eggs, two slices of French toast, two pieces of bacon or sausage

What you’ll pay: $5.95

1309 9th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122

9. Sun Rise Restaurant

3126 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110
What you’ll get: Breakfast burrito with two eggs, potatoes, American cheese, bacon or sausage and salsa on the side

What you’ll pay: $5

3126 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110

10. Super Star Restaurant

4919 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94112
What you’ll get: Two tonkatsu-style fried pork chops with garlic rice, an egg and pineapple or tomato ... plus coffee

What you’ll pay: $4

4919 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94112

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