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Morning Bites: Downtown Bellevue's Grab-n-Go Breakfast Spots

January 30, 2024 - by Mackenzie Ault

Morning Bites: Downtown Bellevue's Grab-n-Go Breakfast Spots

In the rush of a busy morning, Downtown Bellevue offers a variety of breakfast spots that can easily and quickly satisfy your hunger. Indulge in gourmet toasts, smoothie bowls, and a selection of pastries, or opt for bagels and breakfast sandwiches for a simple and satisfying start to your day. Discover tasty delights across the city, ensuring your morning begins with flavor and convenience.

Bellden Cafe 

Enjoy the delectable fusion of gourmet sweet and savory toast options alongside your morning coffee, while contributing to local causes. Dive into the PNW Toast, a signature creation with smoked wild salmon, cream cheese, fresh herbs, and a zesty lemon vinaigrette for a Pacific Northwest-inspired flavor explosion. If you're looking for a lighter option, their smoothie bowls feature fresh fruits and house-made granola, creating a delightful flavor experience that will energize you for your day. To make you feel even better about your breakfast, 10% of all proceeds support local causes. They even take it one step further with their special charity drinks, where 25% of the sale gets donated to charities like Vision House, Overlake Hospital, and Jubilee Reach.

Belle Pastry

At Belle Pastry, breakfast is an artful affair, where each item is crafted with precision and care. Indulge in a delightful array of croissants, from classic buttery pastries to savory options like ham and cheese. Their menu offers an assortment of quiches, perfect for those seeking a savory start to the day. For those with a sweet tooth, their selection of fruit tarts and pastries promises a tasty morning treat.

Blazing Bagels

Step into the delectable world of Blazing Bagels, a haven for bagel enthusiasts. With over 25 unique bagel flavors and a selection of over a dozen cream cheese "smear" options, the possibilities for crafting your own culinary creation are endless. For those craving something beyond the smear, dive into a variety of breakfast sandwiches featuring classic additions like sausage, ham, and even a vegan-friendly option is available. If your taste buds lean toward the sweeter side, indulge in an assortment of mouthwatering baked goods. At Blazing Bagels, the name is just the beginning of a delicious journey.

Cafe Aloe

If you are looking for a twist on the traditional breakfast sandwich, head over to Café Aloe for one of their Spicy Charsiu HK sandwiches. It's a sandwich above the rest with homemade charsiu, eggs, pork floss, and spicy Japanese mayo. In addition to their amazing breakfast sandwiches, they even have a bunch of Asian inspired pastries, dumplings, and egg tarts. As a bonus, all of their pastries are made in-house and baked fresh daily.  


A culinary venture created by longtime coffee veteran Sarah Doud and internationally renowned pastry chef and master chocolatier Ewald Notter. Rooted in their shared passion for coffee and chocolate, Dote's breakfast menu redefines morning indulgence with simplicity and elegance. From meticulously brewed coffee to artisanal pastries, each item reflects their dedication to crafting beautiful, everyday products that bring joy to your morning routine.

Farine Bakery & Cafe

This one is for bread lovers. Farine Bakery & Café is dedicated to bringing you the highest quality breads, pastries, and desserts inspired by the culinary traditions of Belgium and France. You can't go wrong with anything from their mouth-watering menu.

Fonte Coffee Bar

In addition to locally roasted coffee, Fonte has a wonderful selection of breakfast items a step above your average breakfast sandwich. Their menu features items made in-house daily with locally sourced ingredients.

Semicolon Cafe

With the tagline of "take a pause," Semicolon Cafe is the perfect place to take a moment for yourself during your busy morning. Start your morning off right with one of their amazing breakfast sandwiches featuring freshly baked brioche bread your choice of meat, eggs, vegetables, and their special sauce. If you're looking for something on the sweeter side, they have a wonderful selection of pastries, including, flaky croissants and danishes. 


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