5 Wichita Restaurants with Healthy Breakfast Menus
Rise and shine Wichita. Your healthy breakfast meal awaits. In celebration of September deemed, Better Breakfast Month, five restaurants are highlighted that consistently serve fresh, thoughtful entrees fit for diners looking for healthier early morning fare.
Beautiful Day Café
2516 E. Central
Hours: Mon-Sat 7:30am-2:30pm, Sun 10am-2:30pm
Evening Reservations Available
Known for incorporating fresh ingredients grown from their own garden and area farmers, Beautiful Day Café prides itself on its seasonal menus made up of locally sourced ingredients.
Wichitans looking for healthier breakfast and lunch recipes will discover a menu that features gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan plates. Their farm to table specialties include homemade dishes such as 3-Banana Buckwheat Pancakes and Hippy Porridge with Nuts and Berries Bowl. Hungry customers searching for more savory options will appreciate the menu option to combine a salad and sandwich at lunchtime.
Harvest Kitchen and Bar
400 West Waterman
Breakfast Hours : 6:30AM - 10:30AM
Seasonally-inspired meals are the star of the Harvest Kitchen and Bar located inside the city’s downtown Hyatt Regency. Whether diners prefer the extensive breakfast buffet options or would rather order from the menu, they will find gourmet dishes made with regional ingredients.
Photo-worthy breakfast entrees like their Smoked Salmon Skillet, Eggs Benedict, and Ricotta Pancakes differentiate Harvest Kitchen and Bar from any other early morning dining experience. With a full bar on site, brunch-goers can order boozy breakfast cocktails as well.
2835 N Maize Road
7 Days a Week 6:30am-2:30pm
Local diners are giving high praise to Homegrown Wichita, according to nearly two hundred ratings on their Facebook page since their opening this year. The restaurant’s motto “wake up to a new kind of breakfast in Wichita” satisfies diners thanks to its extensive menu of flavorful dishes made with fresh ingredients. Creative breakfast options come out of the kitchen in heaping portions of fresh produce, Yoder meats, and perfectly cooked eggs.
Hungry customers can wash down Biscuits and Yoder Sausage Gravy or Jon’s Denver Scramble with a fresh-squeezed orange juice. Diners in search of a sweeter breakfast can order a homemade Pop-Tart or Crust & Crumb Croissant. Homegrown Wichita serves breakfast all day and their lunch menu features sandwiches, salads, and soups.
3700 E. Douglas Suite 2
Mon-Fri 7:30am-6pm, Sat-Sun 8am-8pm
1142 N. Bitting Ave.
Mon-Fri 7:30am-8pm, Sat-Sun 8am-8pm
Looking for a nutritious breakfast but don’t want a big meal? Cold-pressed juices, like the ones served at Songbird Juice, are a healthy and refreshing way to start the day. Known for its mission of making mindful products that “encompass health, love, balance,” one can find additive and preservative-free juices at either location or at events from their juice truck. Songbird Juice also serves an extensive smoothie menu featuring fresh melon, berries, and non-dairy milk products.
Visitors can also enjoy a Songbird Juice’s smoothie bowls or step over to the Kombucha keg and pour their own glass before nibbling on a vegan muffin. Diners can sit amongst brightly colored walls and eclectic artwork while enjoying a breakfast juice.
Eat Fit Go
2564 N. Greenwich Road
Mon-Friday 7am-8pm, Sat 8am-8pm, Sun 10am-8pm
Sometimes diners don’t have time to enjoy a sit-down dining experience in the morning and need to eat their breakfast on the run. Eat Fit Go, a franchise recently opened in east Wichita, prepares fresh packaged meals every day off-site in Kansas City and a driver delivers them daily to stock reach-in coolers. Breakfast meals are served all day and come labeled with nutritional content values.
All breakfast meals are made with lean meats, egg whites, vegetables, and some meals like burritos and tacos are wrapped in whole grain tortillas. One can take advantage of their meal plan that allows customers to choose a day’s worth of meals ranging from breakfast to dinner plus snacks for a week at a set price.