As the sun rises eggs are scrambling, pastries baking and pancakes grilling on Bellevue property. There are plenty of places around town to take part in the most important meal of the day.

Over at Gilbert's On Main folks welcome the day with a smile. Locals love the variety filling the menu. All the classics are well represented. Egg scrambles and omelette are served with homestyle potatoes, bagels, cream cheese and raspberry freezer jam. Gilbert’s french toast is thick and covered with hot maple syrup. Breakfast bagels mix it up. Sandwiches include pastrami and corned beef with scallions and melted cheddar or jalapeno and tomato with cream cheese.

Friends From Bellevue Homes Flip For Breakfast

Locals living in Bellevue homes flip for hotcakes at Chace’s Pancake Corral. Here kids adore dollar pancakes smothered in wild blackberry syrup. Real potato pancakes are just like grandma used to make. Golden waffles are wonderfully crisp and tender. Try the pecan waffle or the sour cream with lemon and butter.

Those who just have time for a quick bite grab some goodness at the French Bakery. Robust cups of coffee imported directly from Italy are expertly paired with homemade treats. Flaky and buttery croissants come plain or filled with fruits or chocolate. Savory selections include spinach and feta or gruyere. Mouthwatering bear claws, cinnamon rolls, strudels and danishes flood the counter.

Gilbert’s On Main is located at 10024 Main Street and the Pancake Corral at 1606 Bellevue Way SE. Two French Bakery Bellevue property locations serve it up hot with one downtown in the Elements Building at 909 112th Avenue and the other found at 15600 NE 8th Street.

Eat on the patio, lounge over the newspaper in an inside booth or run in and grab a cup of joe to go. An abundance of breakfast hot spots help Washington residents greet the day. New and old favorite eateries rest around nearly every corner. Rise and shine!