A beautiful view of Downtown Disney. Uva Cafe is a great place to get an outdoor breakfast in Downtown Disney.

Where to Eat Breakfast in Downtown Disney at Disneyland Resort {2023}

Looking to grab a quick breakfast in Downtown Disney before a day at the parks?

OR…

Looking to enjoy a table service breakfast at Downtown Disney for a more leisurely day spent at Disneyland Resort? ☕️🍳🧇🧃

Either way, I’m super excited to share with you where to eat breakfast at Downtown Disney! Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day to eat at Disney. And it’s the most important meal of the day, right?

So, whether you’re looking for a quick spot to grab a pastry and caffeine before entering the parks or a more relaxed, sit-down breakfast, I have you covered here.

Here is where to eat breakfast (and brunch!) at Downtown Disney in Anaheim, Califonia!

Quick Breakfast in Downtown Disney

If you’re looking for something quick and fast to fuel your body before you head off to Disneyland Park or Disney California Adventure, here are your quick-service breakfast spots in Downtown Disney.

Earl of Sandwich

Earl of Sandwich is one of the best spots for breakfast in Downtown Disney because it has a wide variety of breakfast options and it’s in a prime location!

This delicious breakfast spot is the closest Downtown Disney restaurant to the main entrance gates of both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure. This makes it super convenient for not only Disney hotel guests but also for guests staying off-property!

Earl of Sandwich serves delicious sandwiches all day. And for breakfast, they serve tasty breakfast sandwiches that will fill you up and fuel you for your busy day at the parks.

Some of their tasty breakfast sandwiches include:

  • Egg and Cheddar
  • Ham and Swiss
  • Breakfast BLT
  • Ham, Egg & Cheddar
  • Bacon, Egg & Cheddar

They also have a yummy side of Breakfast Tots you can order to go with your sandwich.

In addition to breakfast sandwiches and tots, they now serve mouthwatering doughnuts! 🍩

And Coffee lovers, no worries you can get yourself a hot cup of coffee here too!

So, Earl of Sandwich is the perfect Downtown Disney breakfast spot to keep the whole family happy. Breakfast sandwiches for those that want a more substantial breakfast and doughnuts for those with a sweet tooth.

☀️ Breakfast Hours: 8:00 AM- 10:30 AM

Starbucks

Starbucks has a location in Downtown Disney. It's perfect for a quick breakfast in Downtown Disney.

For all you Starbucks lovers, you will be happy to know there is a Starbucks location in Downtown Disney. It is conveniently located just a short walk from the main entrance gates to both Disney parks.

So before entering the parks, grab your favorite caffeinated beverage, pastry, or breakfast sandwich to fuel up for the day.

And for you coffee lovers, this particular Downtown Disney Starbucks also serves Clover Bar, an exotic, rare Starbucks Reserve coffee that is worth trying.

PRO-TIP: You can order ahead on the Starbucks App to save you time from waiting in line.

☀️ Hours: Opens at 7 AM


Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen Express

Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen Express is a quick option for breakfast in Downtown Disney. They serve delicious beignets.

Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen Express is another excellent spot to grab a quick breakfast in Downtown Disney. It’s located directly next to the sit-down restaurant Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen.

Here at Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen Express, you can order delicious New Orleans-style beignets. They also offer delicious dipping sauces (chocolate, raspberry, or caramel) for you to dip your beignets into.

And no beignet is complete without a cup of coffee, milk, or hot chocolate. So make sure to grab yourself one of these drinks to eat with your beignets.

☀️ Hours: Opens 9:00 AM

Taqueria at Tortilla Jo’s

Taqueria at Tortilla Jo's is a quick service Mexican style breakfast in Downtown Disney.

Taqueria at Tortilla Jo’s is a quick-service restaurant in Downtown Disney serving delicious Mexican-style breakfast food.

This is the express restaurant of the sit-down restaurant Tortilla Jo’s. Taqueria at Tortilla Jo’s is open for breakfast Monday through Friday, while the full-service restaurant Tortilla Jo’s is open for breakfast/brunch on the weekends.

Some of Taqeria at Tortilla Jo’s breakfast entrees include:

  • Breakfast Burrito
  • Breakfast Burrito with Grilled Veggies
  • Chilaquiles- house-made corn tortilla chips cooked with salsa roja or salsa verde, topped with scrambled eggs, cotija cheese, cilantro onion mix, and sour cream
  • Breakfast Burrito with chorizo or machaca
  • Breakfast Bowl
  • Fruit and Yogurt Bowl
  • Kids Breakfast- scrambled egg and cheese burrito or cheese quesadilla with a fresh fruit cup and juice, milk, or soft drink

Beverages here include coffee, juice, milk, and assorted soft drinks.

☀️ Breakfast Hours: 8 AM Monday through Friday

Jamba

Jamba is a great option for a quick healthy breakfast in Downtown Disney.

Jamba is an excellent, healthy option for a quick-service breakfast in Downtown Disney. It is located between Sephora and Pandora in Downtown Disney.

At Jamba, you can get your day started off right with a delicious, healthy, and energy-boosting smoothie or bowl.

Some of Jamba’s smoothies include🥤:

  • Aloha Pineapple
  • Mango-A-Go-Go
  • Strawberries Wild
  • Apple ‘n Greens
  • Açaí Super-Antioxidant
  • PB Chocolate Love
  • Strawberries Gone Bananas (Kids)

And here are just a few of their delicious, energizing bowls:

  • Açaí Primo (strawberries, acai blend, blueberries, soy milk, bananas, organic granola, honey, shredded coconut)
  • Chunky Strawberry (strawberry, banana, peanut butter, soy milk, nonfat greek yogurt, organic granola)
  • Nutty Almond Butter (unsweetened almond milk, almond butter, banana, peach, organic granola, strawberry, blueberry, sliced almonds)

Not into smoothies or bowls or just need something a little more substantial. No worries, Jamba also has Sandwiches, Flatbreads, and Wraps!

Here are a few of Jamba’s sandwiches, flatbreads, and wraps:

  • Bacon, Roasted Tomato, Spinach & Feta Sandwich
  • Turkey Sausage ‘n Cheese Breakfast Wrap
  • Spicy ‘n Sweet Chicken Flatbread
  • Spinach ‘n’ Cheese Breakfast Wrap

☀️Hours: Opens at 7 am

Wetzel’s Pretzels

Wetzel’s Pretzels is a quick snack option for breakfast in Downtown Disney. They have both a walk-in shop and a cart.

The actual shop is located between Salt & Straw (ice cream) and Ballast Point Brewing Co.

The Wetzel’s Pretzels Cart is located between the World of Disney and the park’s gates.

Here at Wetzel’s Pretzels, they make fresh-baked, hand-rolled soft pretzels.

Your best options for “breakfast” here would be Wetzel’s Original Pretzel, Almond Crunch Pretzel, or the sweet Sinful Cinnamon Pretzel and Sinful Cinnamon Bitz.

They also carry fresh lemonade (original or strawberry), frozen lemonade, water bottles, and assorted fountain beverages.

☀️ Hours:
Wetzel’s Pretzels– Opens at 8:00 AM
Wetzel’s Pretzels Cart– Opens at 9:00 AM

Diggity Dogs

Ok, so Diggity Dogs might not be what most people think of for breakfast.

But hey, they are open at 9:00 AM, so you can definitely grab one of their delicious all-beef hot dogs or even their foot-long all-beef hot dogs! After all, you are on vacation at Disney, so anything goes, right? I won’t judge you, I promise. After all, I did include it on my list!

They also sell bottled soft drinks, bottled water, and energy drinks to quench your thirst.

☀️ Hours: Opens at 9:00 AM

Table-Service Breakfast in Downtown Disney

Now, it’s time to discuss your options for table-service restaurants for breakfast in Downtown Disney.

These are great restaurants for those looking for a more relaxing morning or even great for a non-park day.

Tortilla Jo’s (Weekend Brunch)

Tortilla Jo's serves up an amazing brunch in Downtown Disney on the weekends.

Tortilla Jo’s is a Mexican restaurant serving up an amazing breakfast/brunch at Downtown Disney on the weekends.

Some of Tortilla Jo’s delicious breakfast/brunch entrees include:

  • Breakfast Burrito
  • Huevos Rancheros
  • Steak and Eggs
  • Huevos Con Chorizo
  • Chilaquiles
  • Pozole Rojo
  • French Toast
  • TJ’s Breakfast Enchiladas-Chicken or Beef

Beverages include coffee, juice, milk, and assorted soft drinks. If you’re an adult 21 and up, you just might enjoy their bottomless mimosas.

☀️Brunch Hours: 9:00 AM Saturday & Sunday

Uva Bar & Cafe

Uva Bar is a great spot to sit down, relax and enjoy an outdoor breakfast in Downtown Disney.

They have a wide variety of breakfast entrees including:

  • Chilaquiles
  • Breakfast Arepa
  • Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding French Toast
  • Breakfast Burrito
  • Breakfast Sandwich
  • Eggs our Way
  • Yogurt and Berries
  • Kids Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding French Toast
  • Kid’s Scrambled Eggs, potatoes, and bacon
  • Cereal

☀️ Breakfast Hours: 8:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Catal Restaurant (Weekend Brunch)

Catal Restaurant is a casual, elegant restaurant that has an excellent brunch on the weekends at Downtown Disney.

Delicious brunch entrees you’ll find here include:

  • Buttermilk Pancakes
  • Eggs Your Way
  • Skirt Steak & Eggs
  • Catal Burger 2.0
  • Mary’s Fried Chicken
  • Kids Pancakes
  • Kids Eggs
  • Kids Burger

Beverages include coffee, cold brew, and assorted soda beverages. Adult beverages include build-your-own mimosa and Bloody Marys.

☀️ Brunch Hours: 9:00 AM Saturday & Sunday

Best Breakfast Spots Near Downtown Disney

So, maybe none of these breakfast spots are what you are looking for. No worries, I have some more ideas for you.

Disneyland Hotel and Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa are located so close to Downtown Disney, they are basically in Downtown Disney. And they have some fabulous breakfast options, including character dining!

Oh, and you do not have to stay at one of the Disney hotels or even have a Disney park ticket to visit or dine at these hotels.

But, you will need a Dining Reservation. So make sure to book your Advanced Dining Reservation, so you can dine at one of the following restaurants!

Breakfast at Disneyland Hotel

Disneyland Hotel is right next to Downtown Disney and has many great breakfast restaurants.

Location of Disneyland Hotel

Disneyland Hotel is located directly next to Downtown Disney on the side furthest away from the park gates. It is also close to the Downtown Disney Monerail.

Goofy’s Kitchen

If you’re looking for a character meal at Disneyland, Goofy’s Kitchen at Disneyland Hotel is it! This is a fun, all-you-can-eat breakfast with characters! Characters seen here are Goofy, Minnie, Donald Duck, and Chip n Dale.

The Coffee House:

Another option at Disneyland Hotel is The Coffee House. The Coffee House is your quick breakfast spot at Disneyland Hotel for coffee and pastries. This is the perfect, convenient spot for those staying at Disneyland Hotel to grab a quick breakfast and coffee.

Breakfast at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa is located right next to Downtown Disney.  Come here to see the stunning lobby.

Location of Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa is super close to Downtown Disney. In fact, some of its rooms are located directly above some of the restaurants and shops in Downtown Disney!

Checking out the stunning lobby at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa is a must-see on any visit to Disneyland too!

Storytellers Cafe at Grand California Hotel & Spa

Storytellers Cafe at Grand Californian Hotel & Spa is another excellent character dining breakfast at Disneyland Resort. Characters seen here include Mickey, Minnie, and Chip n Dale.

Disney Princess Breakfast Adventures

Disney Princess Breakfast Adventures is a fabulous princess character dining experience at Napa Rose in Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. It’s a 3-course breakfast meal with some of your favorite princesses. This is a must for any Disney princess-loving fans!

GCH Craftsman Grill

GCH Craftsman Grill is a great spot to grab a quick and delicious breakfast in the gorgeous Grand Californian Hotel. They have Belgian Waffles and your traditional American breakfast foods like bacon, eggs, sausage, and potatoes.

Final Thoughts: Breakfast in Downtown Disney

Downtown Disney offers a lot of different breakfast options for its guests.

Whether you’re looking for something quick to eat on your way to the parks or if you’re looking for a more relaxed sit-down breakfast in Downtown Disney, you have quite a few options to choose from.

I hope you enjoyed my guide, Where to Eat Breakfast in Downtown Disney at Disneyland Resort {2023}.

✨Have fun at The Happiest Place on Earth!✨


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