Whether you spell it with one “t” or two, or enjoy it open-faced or French, the omelette is one breakfast staple that almost everyone enjoys. In a city with more restaurants specializing in breakfast and brunch than you can shake a stick at, deciding on where to get your omelette fix can leave you feeling bewildered. To aid you with your weekend brunch decision, here are five of the best places in Atlanta to enjoy this gastronomic treat.
240 North Highland Ave
Atlanta, GA 30307
Parish Foods & Goods
This restaurant/market/deli serves up Southern cuisine with a modern touch in the heart of Inman Park. While their menu is filled with dishes that pull from French, Caribbean, Spanish and African flavors that will have you coming back for more at brunch, lunch and dinner, their Bella’s Omelette is what lands Parish on our list. Delicately prepared and filled with mushrooms, spinach, onions and sharp cheddar, and served with a side of crispy hash browns or creamy Logan Turnpike grits, Bella's Omelette is the ultimate brunch comfort food.
913 Bernina Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
Just off the beaten path, this Inman Park gem is one of the area’s best kept secrets. With menu where Southern charm mets West Coast flair, brunch fare that features chicken and waffles and bottomless mimosas and a quiet patio perfect for enjoying spring weather, Park’s Edge is sure to win you over. Instead of offering up a selection of pre-made omelettes, Park’s Edge allows you to play chef and design your own omelette with everything from fresh avocados to spinach and monterrey jack cheese, a dream come true for the picky eater.
1663 Howell Mill Road
Atlanta Georgia 30318
The Social House
This comfy, Westside restaurant specializes in brunch so how could they not dish up some of the best omelettes in town? With its cozy decor and walls covered with photos of literary greats such as Langston Hughes and Mark Twain, dining at The Social House is akin to having brunch at your grandmother’s country cottage. The menus boasts breakfast staples like blueberry pancakes, stone ground grits and several amazing omelettes sure to tickle your fancy. The star of The Social House’s omelette line-up has to be the Andouille Cream Cheese omelette filled with herbed cream cheese and spicy andouille sausage.
Atlanta, GA 30307
Located in a formal industrial corridor on Dekalb Avenue between the historic Edgewood and Candler Park neighborhoods, Radial Cafe serves up breakfast and lunch with a side of environmental responsibility. As the first restaurant in the state to hold a certification from the Green Restaurant Association, Radial Cafe is the place to go for locally grown, organic, vegan/vegetarian friendly fare. While their Gouda Scramble and Mom’s French Toast are divine, their Radial Omelet is reason enough to drive to Candler Park. Filled with red peppers, green onions, mushrooms and pepper jack cheese, this fluffy dish is guaranteed to satisfy.
1001 Piedmont Ave
Atlanta, GA 30309
The Flying Biscuit Cafe
This Atlanta institution may be known for their fluffy biscuits that come with just about every breakfast entree, however biscuits alone do not account for this local franchise being packed weekend after weekend. The Flying Biscuit’s Midtown location sits a quick walk from Piedmont Park and is the quintessential place to bring visiting family and friends. Although it’s location is ideal and it’s food is legendary, their tasty scrambles and omelettes are the reason why the Flying Biscuit is on our list. Their Piedmont Omelette featuring chicken sausage, turkey bacon, sauteed onions and cheddar cheese is a great alternative to pork filled omelettes from other eateries and their Hollywood Omelette made with egg whites, spinach, mushrooms, white cheddar cheese and topped with a warm tomato coulis will keep you starlet thin.