For many people, breakfast is the best meal of the day. Whether you crave proteins or carbohydrates for your breakfast, Lodi serves them up deliciously! Packed omelets, smothered biscuits and gravy, South-of-the-border inspired dishes, strawberry and whipped crème waffles, or yogurt and granola for the health conscious – Lodi will not disappoint. Here are Lodi’s best breakfast restaurants:
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If you are eating at the Grill be sure to bring your appetite! With menu names like Giant Flapjacks and Giant Biscuits and Gravy, this place is not for the faint at heart! Visitors can find all their breakfast favorites – eggs and omelets, pancakes and waffles, but do not miss the locally made bratwurst from Lakewood meats.
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Denis’ Country Kitchen
With dozens of breakfast items on the menu, everyone in your party is sure to find a dish they will love! Visitors can find all their breakfast favorites plus unique omelets, scrambles, and benedicts. Think Crab Benedict, a Gyro Scramble or South of the Border Omelet. And for the non-egg eater, don’t forget the authentic Belgian waffles. There are plenty of lighter fares and side offerings for the light eater.
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Farm Café at Michael-David Winery
Located inside the Michael-David Winery, the food in this café is as good as the wine! The Cafe offers a full breakfast menu with meat sourced from the local 4H program and produce grown onsite. Local favorites include the Chicken Fried Chicken with Gravy or the Huevos Rancheros. For the healthier choice, visitors will love the fruit and yogurt that comes with fresh baked breakfast breads!
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Golden Ox Diner
Family owned and operated since 1991, this restaurant is as well known for its trains running through the restaurant as much for its hearty American breakfasts. Advertising locally sourced produce and bread selections, favorites include the Spinach and Feta Omelet and the Chocolate chip pancakes. Children will love the trains. Parents will love the food and value.
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This iconic Lodi Café has a 50’s diner atmosphere and a diabetic healthy choice menu along with numerous gluten free options. The menu is vast and diverse! Visitors can indulge in the John Wayne Ribeye Steak & Eggs, the Pecan Waffles with Banana or the Chili Verde & Eggs to name a few.
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Juli’s Village Coffee Shop
A favorite of Lodi locals, the Village Café is known for its homemade foods and great customer service! Perfectly cooked eggs, thick smoked bacon, omelets, and homemade cinnamon rolls come to mind. Everything is made fresh from scratch! The Café was so popular, they opened Juli and Raleigh’s Village Coffee Shop #2 in 2019.
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Serving classic homestyle food in a retro-style dining room, there are many reasons to love this 1938 nostalgic diner. Touting “homestyle foods just like mom used to make”, visitors will love the variety of omelets and locally sourced meats like country sausage and bratwurst.
For a full list of Lodi restaurants, visit our Restaurants page.