Breakfast is the start of the most important meal of the day. That’s right; the start. Only quitters take breaks between meals. Roll breakfast right into brunch, and then power into a midmorning snack, maybe grab some coffee, circle back to breakfast and then keep eating through to lunch. That’s how to do breakfast right — by making it last. Try these spots to begin your all-day feast.

By Greg Elwell  | Photos by Garett Fisbeck

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French Farmer Omelette at Full Circle Bookstore Garden Cafe, Wednesday, March 9, 2016.

Full Circle Bookstore Garden Cafe

1900 Northwest Expressway


Despite being rich in fiber, the books at Full Circle Bookstore are not for eating. But you can feed your hunger for knowledge and your hunger for breakfast in the Garden Cafe, where a coffee bar, quiches, omelets and breakfast sandwiches await. Peruse the latest best-sellers and then munch on the French Farmer omelet filled with spinach, mushrooms, Swiss cheese, your choice of meat and a hearty sprinkle of dill on top.

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Meatloaf breakfast sandwich at Grill on the Hill, Wednesday, March 9, 2016.

Grill on the Hill

324 SW 25th St.


“Do you like green eggs and ham? Do you like them, Sam-I-Am?”

“Why are you talking to me like that, Ed? You know I don’t cotton to the so-called ‘doctor’ Seuss.”

“We can go right up the hill! We can eat at the Grill on the Hill.”

[audible sigh] “OK, Ed. We’re going for the meatloaf breakfast sandwich. But if you bring that fox in socks again, they won’t let us stay.”

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Nutella and strawberry crepe at Creperie & European Cafe, Wednesday, March 9, 2016.

Creperie & European Cafe

2839 S. Douglas Blvd., Midwest City


Breakfast for dessert is the new breakfast for dinner. Make the jump yourself by stopping in at Midwest City’s much-loved Creperie & European Cafe for a tender crêpe filled with strawberries and Nutella. Is it breakfast? Is it dessert? More importantly, is it delicious? Yes. Yes, yes, yes, it is all of those things and more. Take a friend (or several) because there is a bounty of sweet and savory crêpes you need to enjoy.

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Ozzie's Western Omelette at Ozzie's Diner in Norman, Wednesday, March 9, 2016.

Ozzie’s Diner

1700 Lexington Ave., Norman


All-you-can-eat breakfast? Is this a fever dream? I think I see my dead relatives beckoning me into the light. Oh. Nope. This is an airport. Fly, bike, walk or drive into Max Westheimer Airport at the University of Oklahoma and you, too, can eat a great old-fashioned breakfast at Ozzie’s Diner. For less than $7 a head, they’ll cook you up all the bacon, hash browns, pancakes, eggs, biscuits and gravy, sausage and home fries you can handle, flyboy.

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Homemade bacon quiche and mocha latte at Wild Hero Coffee Co. in Mustang, Wednesday, March 9, 2016.

Wild Hero Coffee Co.

331 N. Mustang Road, Mustang


It’s a staple of every comic book. Superman gets hit with red kryptonite. Batman takes a drug called venom. Spider-Man has one too many vanilla lattes before his math test. Wild Hero Syndrome (or WHS) can strike anyone who is a fictional costumed vigilante. You, too, can experience this unbridled joie de vivre at Wild Hero Coffee Co. in Mustang. Saddle up on an espresso drink and ride that quiche all the way to Arkham Asylum.

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Two egg breakfast with steak at Neighbor's Cafe, Wednesday, March 9, 2016.

Neighbor’s Cafe

5900 NW 38th St.


Here’s a secret the Breakfast Police don’t want you to know: You can eat at Neighbor’s Cafe even if you’re not a good neighbor. Grab a seat and don’t worry if your homeowners association dues aren’t caught up. The servers will still smile, pour you a hot cup of coffee and bring you exquisitely cooked eggs and hash browns. One warning: Neighbor’s is so friendly, you might introduce yourself to that guy across the street just so you can visit the cafe again tomorrow.

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Eggington's Omelette at Eggington's in Edmond, Wednesday, March 9, 2016.


737 W. Danforth Road, Edmond


There are two Eggington’s. One is conveniently located in Edmond, and the other is slightly less-conveniently located in Casper, Wyoming. Whichever one you happen to visit, do yourself a favor and check out the extensive selection of Benedicts or fill up on a truly extraordinary smothered breakfast burrito or the Cordon Bleu skillet. There’s even a waffle stuffed with pork belly. It’s as good a reason as any to visit Edmond/Casper.

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