Boston’s Best Breakfast Sandwiches

April 2, 2014 6:00 AM

(Photo from Ferrara’s Kitchen & Bar/Facebook)

(Photo from Ferrara’s Kitchen & Bar/Facebook)

What makes a breakfast sandwich delicious is the perfect combination of toasted bread to hold a flavorful, protein-packed egg, melted cheese and any veggies or meats you enjoy. Usually an affordable breakfast option, they are also a great choice for an on-the-go meal or to fill you up over bloody marys at a sit-down restaurant. The following restaurants throughout Boston have plenty of egg sandwich options that are sure to start your day off on a great note.

Cafe Dino

2 Oliver St.
Boston, MA 02109
(857) 991-1015

Located right in the Financial District, Cafe Dino is the perfect spot for a quick breakfast sandwich on the way into work. Affordable prices and quality cuisine make this a go-to in the area. Your create-your-own breakfast sandwich will be cooked up right before you from the open kitchen. Ham, sausage or bacon make great complements to a fried egg and cheese on a toasted bagel, in a wrap or on an English muffin with a side of home fries to really fill you up.

Related: Boston’s Best Family-Friendly Breakfast & Brunch Spots

(Photo from Ferrara’s Kitchen & Bar/Facebook)

(Photo from Ferrara’s Kitchen & Bar/Facebook)

Ferrara’s Kitchen & Bar
76 Salem St.
Boston, MA 02113
(857) 753-4615

Located in the North End, amongst the many Italian restaurants, is this breakfast bar and cafe. Sip mimosas or bloody marys and nosh on the breakfast burger sandwich featuring bacon, egg and cheese over a 10-ounce beef patty. There is also a classic breakfast sandwich featuring egg and cheese on delicious scali bread. The seafood eggs benedict makes for the perfect open-faced sandwich with your choice from crab, lobster or shrimp.

(Photo from Scali Deli & Cafe)

(Photo from Scali Deli & Cafe)

Scali Deli & Cafe
147 Pearl St.
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 542-1965

Another Financial District favorite, also located near the Waterfront area, is Scali. This cafe has quite a few options for breakfast including egg and cheese on your choice of bread with bacon, ham or sausage for less than $4 or the western egg sandwich with egg and cheese with ham, peppers and onions. Scali also offers turkey, egg and cheese, or for the really hungry guests, the Big Frankie. This option includes two eggs, two slices of ham and cheese piled onto a sub roll for $5.49.

(Photo from Mike & Patty’s)

(Photo from Mike & Patty’s)

Mike & Patty’s
12 Church St.
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 423-3447

Known for offering some of Boston’s best sandwiches in Back Bay Village is Mike & Patty’s. One of the standouts on the menu is the “fancy” featuring a fried egg, bacon, cheddar, avocado, red onion and house mayo, all served on toasted multi-grain bread for $8. This spot also has a breakfast grilled cheese, classic croque madame and a grilled banana sandwich. There is sure to be something for everyone on the menu that also offers “the rich” which features turkey chorizo, a fried egg, American cheese and tomatoes on an English muffin for only $5.

(Photo from The Paramount)

(Photo from The Paramount)

The Paramount
44 Charles St.
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 720-1152

With a locations in Boston neighborhoods including South Boston and Beacon Hill, young professionals, families and visitors flock to Paramount for brunch on weekends. There are tons of breakfast dishes whether you crave something sweet or savory. The egg sandwiches are prepared your way with a choice of white, wheat or rye breads, English muffin or bagels. Then you can add egg and cheese with sausage, ham or bacon on top of your bread pick. Side dishes to complete the meal include home fries, french fries, sweet potato fries or even fresh fruit.

Related: Best Places For All-Day Breakfast In Boston

Michelle Levine is a creative energetic, young professional that is passionate about everything Boston has to offer. She loves to attend local events, dine out, and cook and wants to share her findings with you. Her work can be found on


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