Pittsburgh is a haven for some of the tastiest breakfast and brunch spots around tahn between Pamela’s Diner, Kelly O’s Diner, Square Café, Cherries Diner to Delucas and beyond. Here are a few places with delectable sandwiches to start your morning off right:


Established in 2006, Egg-R-Us has a long-standing relationship with its community in serving packed, classic breakfasts. Plus, they have an acclaimed breakfast sandwich known as the “Eggs-R-Us Almost Famous Breakfast Sandwich” topped with two farm-fresh eggs between grilled Italian bread with melted cheese. Add bacon, ham, hot sausage, or breakfast sausage, all for $7.99. If you love French toast, try the “French Toast Breakfast Sandwich” with two farm-fresh eggs, cheese, and choice of meat.

The Thyme Machine

The Thyme Machine knows how to capture its growing Instagram audience with delectable, out-of-the-box (or food table in this instance) breakfast sandwiches. Located on 4613 Liberty Ave., grab-n-go with specialty sandwiches on Thursdays and Fridays from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. or 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Be sure to stop by for their weekend specials and try favorites like the Mortadella, topped with pistachio mortadella, cherry pepper mayo, provolone, fried marinated peppers and a fried egg on a poppy seed Kaiser. They also have mouthwatering veggie options. Best to get there early before they sell out!

The Oak Hill Post

Located on 600 Brookline Blvd, The Oak Hill Post has a biscuit craze worth crunching into with its breakfast sandwich. Enjoy a warm, buttery biscuit layered with fried egg, American cheese, sliced tomato, and fresh lettuce with the option of adding on avocado, bacon, sausage, fried chicken, smoked turkey or pork roll for $3. Breakfast and lunch are served Tuesdays-Sundays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lola’s Eatery

Established in 2020, Lola’s Eatery is a one-stop shop for some of the deliciously loaded breakfast sandwiches and specialty baked goods, to boot too. Order up a “The Hangover Cure,” or a “McSteamy,” which is a griddlecake sandwich with maple crystals, melted cheese, and scrambled egg with a sausage patty. Or try “The Taylor Gang” with Lola’s everything bagel, two fried eggs, two slices of American cheese, four slices of shipped-in “Taylor Ham,” served with a tangy sauce. There are more options here so be sure to bask in the brunch possibilities.


This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.
Colin Parrish

Colin is a Pittsburgh born and raised, daydreamer, restaurant foodie addict whose passions include running, thrifting, camping, and having a healthy amount of coffee or Malbec (depending on the time of day) . As a typical jagoff, you can catch him shopping in the Strip, running in Highland Park, or finding the best hiking views just outside of the city. He is a content manager for YaJagoff Media LLC and currently lives in Etna, PA.

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