7 Places in Marion County to Enjoy The Most Important Meal of The Day

Peach Cobbler Stuffed French Toast

Ask the question, “What’s the most important meal of the day?” and hands down, the answer will be breakfast. Though many of us don’t make the time to start our day with a full meal.

Which is a shame because Marion County has some great restaurants well known for their breakfast menu.

So whether you are dining in the a.m. or like to enjoy a traditional breakfast any time of the day, check out some of our favorite places to indulge.

sunny side up eggs and bacon

McAteers | 1316 Locust Ave., Fairmont
McAteers has been serving breakfast since 1958. They know breakfast! Enjoy traditional fare from omelets to oatmeal. And who wants toast made from store-bought bread when you can relish thick slices of homemade white, wheat, or raisin? They keep the coffee flowing Monday – Friday, 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, and Saturday – Sunday, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.

DJ’s 50s & 60s Diner | 1181 Airport Rd., Pleasant Valley
DJ’s 50s & 60s Diner is a real blast from the past with nostalgic decor. And their breakfast fare is a real blast, too. Served all day, their menu includes such favorites as omelets, pancakes, French toast, fried potatoes, and biscuits & gravy. You’ll have plenty of time to enjoy these much-loved dishes because they are open from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm seven days a week.

Mom’s Place | 39 Phillips Ln., Fairmont
You get a warm and cozy feeling with just the name and the menu. Mom’s Place has served breakfast favorites for over 20 years. You know it will be a fun place to eat with dishes like Pineapple Upside Down French Toast. “Mom” is open Monday – Saturday, 6:00 am to 8:00 pm, and Sunday, 6:00 am to 2:00 pm, and you can get breakfast all day.

large plate of breakfast food

The Poky Dot | 1111 Fairmont Ave., Fairmont 
With a dish called He-Man Breakfast, you gotta know The Poky Dot takes breakfast to the next level. Come to think of it, everything The Poky Dot does is over the top! They are open from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm – although on Saturday and Sunday, the grill fires up at 9:00 am. Sure, they serve omelets, pancakes, any-style eggs, French toast. . . all the traditional favorites. But there is nothing traditional about the portion sizes or the presentation. But don’t just take our word for it; even the Food Network named the He-Man Breakfast (4 eggs, four strips of bacon, two sausages, two sausage patties, four pancakes, two biscuits with sausage gravy, fried potatoes, toast, and ham) as West Virginia’s best breakfast.

Apple Annie’s | 2600 Middletown Commons Suite 115, White Hall
Served until 11:00 a.m., breakfast is a real treat at Apple Annie’s. Break your fast with an everything omelet or a breakfast sandwich, or slather the butter and syrup over buckwheat pancakes. Don’t go too crazy because you’ll want to save room for a sweet treat from their extensive bakery case.

The Joe| 323 1/2 Adams St, Fairmont
Indulge in a Belgian waffle with your choice of WV Fruit and Berry’s cherry, blueberry, blackberry, or strawberry jam – served with maple syrup and house-made whipped cream. Feeling the need to be a little healthier, they have a good selection of Umpqua oatmeal. Or grab a Breakfast Sammich to fuel your morning. Cafinate up with a freshly-made coffee drink using beans from Stone Tower Roasters.

The Fairview Diner and Bakery | 4418 Crossroads Rd., Fairview
If you are a French toast aficionado, then you will love their Captain Crunch French Toast or their Peanut Butter Banana Bread French Toast made with their from scratch peanut butter banana bread. Or maybe you fancy something more savory. Fill up on their pulled pork hash with their house-smoked pulled pork. Breakfast is served until 11:00 a.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

So what do you think, is breakfast the most important meal of the day? Even if you are not inclined to eat it at oh dark thirty, you’re still in luck because many restaurants serve breakfast all day.

What’s your breakfast indulgence? 

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