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Matt's Big Breakfast

#15 of 2,441 Restaurants in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
Central City
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825 N 1st St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2013
(602) 254-1074
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Make sure to arrive at the airport with enough time to have breakfast at Matt's! Eggs cooked exactly to your order; excellent coffee; great professional staff. And those Bloody Marys appeared to be a meal in themselves!

Thank Linda G
Phoenix, Arizona
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94 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'd heard a lot about this restaurant, so I was prepared for the 45 minute wait. The location is close to central downtown Phoenix so finding it and parking is great. The noise level is deafening. The floors are concrete, the walls brick, the chairs metal. Put that all together with no noise barriers and you will have to speak... More 

Thank marymaker
Philadelphia, PA
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing. Fresh food, juice and coffee. Clean. Chelsea was very friendly. Had the omelet with peppered bacon. Home fries were superb. Five genuine stars.

Thank Flyershockey
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116 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My BLT was great - everything exceptionally fresh and delicious. My companion's scrambled egg special was good but because everything is homemade, they run out of things, like hot sauce. Extremely casual - almost industrial atmosphere.

Thank STraveler2
Draper, Utah, USA
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came in on a Sunday and had the Scramble with ranch chipotle cheddar sausage, jalapeño, and white cheddar. With a side of thick cut sausage, it was amazing. I will be back!!

Thank Mike M
Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waffles and pancakes and hash browns...oh my! How can you go wrong?! Fresh, homemade jams, perfectly crisp and buttery hash browns, fluffy pancakes, perfect waffles...it's a downtown destination! The line can be long because it's really popular and they don't take reservations, but it's worth the wait!

Thank Lilikoi9
Mesa, Arizona
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Matt's is an old-time favorite here in Phoenix. They are only open for breakfast from 6-2. The restaurant is very small but there is always a wait to get a table. The food is fresh, well-prepared and flavorful. Service is excellent and quick. And the coffee is some of the best I've had.

Thank Andrea B
Redondo Beach, California
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went to Matts Big Breakfast this morning, and we do dine out a lot, and it was exceptionally good! I had the special of the day; scrambled eggs with chorizo, peppers, cheese and tortilla. It sounds regular enough, but it was KILLER. I also got to finish my wife incredible waffle, and I'm not generally a... More 

Thank JBKirhoffer
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Matt's has been around for a long time. They moved to a larger space a couple of years ago because they've grown so popular. Now, they've opened two additional locations. I don't know how Matt's can keep their prices so reasonable when their plates are so huge. Matt's Big Breakfast has been featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. I could... More 

Thank Karen L
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I knew that I was in the right place when I arrived and saw so many people standing outside Sunday morning. This place has the best breakfast in Phoenix! The entire staff is very friendly and accommodating. Big huge portions are only the beginning! Walking distance from my hotel. Great flavorful food, good presentation. A little pricey but definitely worth... More 

Thank Michelle S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 825 N 1st St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2013
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Central City
  • Neighborhood: Central City
  • Phone Number: (602) 254-1074

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?