The best breakfasts in Lavapiés

They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we're not one to contradict that, so here we're going to show you some of the best places to enjoy mouth-watering breakfasts.

You wake up hungry and you have nothing in the fridge; you leave a party late and want to have breakfast before going home; you have a work meeting or you wake up late and want to combine breakfast with lunch... well, this post is for you. How many times have we searched the internet for "the most delicious breakfasts in Madrid" or "where to eat the best breakfasts"? Well, as the answer to that question can only be "too many", we have decided to look for the best places in Lavapiés so that when you look for it you too, you will find the answers here! So here we go:

Café del Art

With a decoration of the most instagrammable, this endearing coffee shop is a must on your list. It is a sensory experience, especially olfactory, as it has an unbeatable selection of coffees that are very carefully presented by the best baristas, trained to give us a real lesson for our palates. As we know that finding a place where they make a good coffee sometimes becomes a real odyssey, here, as the name suggests, they have managed to make coffee an art that has managed to leave us speechless.

Filomena Tavern

We know what you're thinking: that the storm has left more than one of us marked, but in this case no: this restaurant is a tribute to the old van of the owner of the business. This restaurant, located on the emblematic pedestrian boulevard between Hierro and Rodio streets, has 16 tables on the terrace that have been crowded every weekend since it opened a few weeks ago. It has nothing to envy to the locals in the area, since the gastronomic offer is finger-licking good, a perfect place for brunch .


For those with a sweet tooth we have the perfect place, where the quality of the food is the protagonist, with Spanish roots and touches of other origins. In this wonderful restaurant they always try to offer the best flavors with seasonal and quality products. So much dedication and affection make their dishes and desserts unparalleled.

Alter Café

Specializing in products suitable for celiacs and vegans, the main concept of this place is to offer gluten-free vegan products made with organic and quality raw materials. Their desserts are totally healthy without sacrificing flavor. For breakfast you can find chocolate cake, drunk cake, brownie, carrot cake, Guinness cake, tiramisu, chocolate and chai cookies, selected grain coffee, tea and infusions ... A whole host of delicacies, go. In addition, all their products are vegan and they work with certified bakers and associations such as Mama Kokore, La Modernista y Celiac and Gluten-Sensitive Association giving them a differentiating seal of quality with respect to the others.

Café Santay

It is a perfect take-away to take your breakfast and enjoy the city, although you can also take it there. Bakery and cafeteria with typical Ecuadorian products, in this place you can find milkshakes, pastries, coffee and much more, which will immediately move you to Quito bite by bite. A place for locals, but also many foodies who come simply duped by the reviews on the internet.

Hello Cofee

For coffee lovers, let's close this article with another place of worship, which if it is not already on your list, you are already taking the time to include it! A space dedicated to the art of good coffee, with the best beans from small producers in Central and South America and Africa, roasted with artisanal techniques and great mastery by Nolo and Pablo, a participant in the World Barista ChampionShip, after winning the Spanish Barista Championship in 2016. Although you can also find an unbeatable selection of Paper and Tea teas imported from Berlin and, to accompany, homemade biscuits from Home Cake or chocolates from Mörk Melbourne. Although you can also taste the classic toasts with sourdough bread, accompanied by organic market products with butter from Cultivo de Cantagrullas, honey from Trasmonte and homemade jams from the Arce Sisters... Although they are only classics because they are as good as your grandmother's!

And now that you've worked up an appetite, the easiest thing to do is to choose one, and run to breakfast!
And if you can't decide, you can always try them all 😉 See you soon at Lavapiés!

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