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good early morning breakfast near Rittenhouse

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I am getting a root canal at 8:30 tomorrow and I'm supposed to have a good meal before since I won't be eating for a good part of the day (and also would like to have a treat before I go). Too early for Reading Terminal (I'm on bike so it doesn't have to be RIGHT in R Sq), but looking for good diner-y, food cart-y, whatever-y breakfast food, like pancakes, waffles, or eggs before 8 am. any suggestions? Can be sit down or not.

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  1. Go to Ants Pants (http://www.antspantscafe.com/) at 22nd and South. Great eggs, french toast, etc. and they open at 7am.

    1. La Va is at 21st and South. They serve burekas which are Isreali pastries filled with different things like feta and spinach or mushrooms and served warm. Very good and filling. Also bagels and lox and different egg dishes. Good coffee, too.

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      1. re: DaisyM

        oooh burekas! i have been looking for a place in the area that has them... so glad i read this thread... thanks daisy!

      2. Snow White located on the corner of 19th and Chestnut Sts if you want a filling breakfast at at great price.

        1. Anna's food cart on 18th and Chestnut makes awesome breakfast sandwiches. check out my review

          http://foodhuntersguide.blogspot.com/...