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Matt's Big Breakfast

801 North 1st Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004

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(602) 254-1074


  • Sunday: 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • Saturday: 6:30 am - 2:30 pm

Cuisine: Breakfast and Brunch

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4.7 of 5.0 from 139 reviews

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  • Vic L.Too noisy! Won't go back until they put carpeting in the place foods good though!

    22222 by Vic L.

  • Beto VelazquezGreat food! If you have to wait for 1 hour to get a chair.

    33333 by Beto Velazquez

  • Neil MarucaCheck the daily special board! Waffles come with thick slices bacon

    55555 by Neil Maruca

  • Kyle M.Good breakfast. NOT worth waiting 40 minutes though.

    22222 by Kyle M.

  • Neil MarucaGreat ingredients, well prepared, with wonderful friendly & quick service. They do B'fast right!

    55555 by Neil Maruca

  • PollyHave bacon, always have bacon.

    55555 by Polly

  • Jeffery W.Definitely a great place to grab breakfast! The menu is definitely unique…

    55555 by Jeffery W.

  • Ross5 spot and hash browns.... That all you need to say.

    55555 by Ross

  • Jess K.Best hash browns I've ever had

    55555 by Jess K.

  • Christie P.My fave is the hog and chick. Generally their specials are great too. Don't miss the honey lemonade.

    55555 by Christie P.

  • E Paul L.Eggs Benedict is SUPERB. Get the Home fried potatoes served with onions and Rosemary...quite fabulous. Service by Kim. LET THE DAY BEGIN !!

    55555 by E Paul L.

  • Justin M.Worth the wait.

    55555 by Justin M.

  • angelita landaPlate loaded of tasty hash brown & salami eggs :)

    55555 by angelita landa

  • SallyOverrated. Steak was dry, eggs were runny and hash browns were super greasy.

    11111 by Sally

  • gabriel saenzBit of a wait, but well worth it. Service is excellent

    55555 by gabriel saenz

  • Jeffery W.everything!

    55555 by Jeffery W.

  • Claudia MartinezTuve que venir 3 veces en la misma semana, el mejor lugar!!!

    55555 by Claudia Martinez

  • Nathan S.Best buger dam there good

    55555 by Nathan S.

  • Jon H.Totally worth any wait. The homestyle potatoes are great!

    55555 by Jon H.

  • Tammy R.French toast omg!!! :-) great breakfast great people! Bacon bloody Mary omg sounds good wish I could

    55555 by Tammy R.

  • Brent B.Best breakfast in the valley. Everything is fresh and delicious. Get whatever the daily special is. It's bound to be good.

    55555 by Brent B.

  • TV Food MapsCheck out Matt's Big Breakfast as seen on Best Thing I Ever Ate , Diners, Drive-ins and Dives

    55555 by TV Food Maps

  • Jenny C.Mmm. 5 Spot and hash browns.

    55555 by Jenny C.

  • Daniel P.Really good prices & the food is delicious! If you are in Phoenix you should definitely stop by.

    55555 by Daniel P.

  • ✨Andrew K.A downtown Phoenix Icon. Packed every morning. Expect a wait but worth it! Egg sandwich is decadent!

    55555 by ✨Andrew K.

  • Svc1992The waffles, the eggs, the home made orange juice🙌

    55555 by Svc1992

  • Phil ArizonaEverything is good!

    55555 by Phil Arizona

  • Phoenix New TimesThis crowded breakfast nook has a big, hungry following. Owner Matt Pool's usually there, slinging a pitcher of orange juice and greeting people who come through the door.

    55555 by Phoenix New Times

  • William G.The pancakes are quite toothsome, and have the most perfect dollop of butter on top. The bacon goes great with the pancakes, so I suggest getting that on the side.

    55555 by William G.

  • Brittiany KirkThe bread is inspiring.

    55555 by Brittiany Kirk

  • Ki-J J.Awesomeness!!! For sure coming back!!! 4 more!! Quick service. ..Awesome food!!! Friendly Staff :-)

    55555 by Ki-J J.

  • Jim E.Parking available in rear in private lot.

    55555 by Jim E.

  • ChadThe specials are always great, especially anything with the sausages from Schreiner's

    55555 by Chad

  • CrissyAnything with bacon

    55555 by Crissy

  • JeffAwesome breakfast with great service (with a genuine smile). Be prepared to wait, but it's worth it! Great pancakes and omelets!

    55555 by Jeff

  • Christina H.The stools at the bar are super slippery...get ready for a workout if you choose that option.

    55555 by Christina H.

  • Veanney H.This place is always busy so come with no time constraints and get ready to be extremely full. So worth the wait.

    55555 by Veanney H.

  • Cortney K.The only downside is the typically long wait time, but if you are just in it for the food I recommend ordering it to-go and picking it up, they are super fast with this and it is just as yummy!

    55555 by Cortney K.

  • Farrah W.Looking for a great breakfast place? Matt's is the place. The salami scramble is a must-have!

    55555 by Farrah W.

  • Tickled Pink HomesThe best waffles, homemade syrup and jalapeno bacon we've ever had!!

    55555 by Tickled Pink Homes

  • Alejandra G.Probably the best breakfast ever. It's my favorite meal of the day and the wait was definitely worth it. If you're looking for a hearty breakfast, The Five Spot definitely hits the spot every time!

    55555 by Alejandra G.

  • Haley B.This place is worth the wait. While their menu is all very good - don't hesitate to order the "specials" - they will surprise you in a good way!

    55555 by Haley B.

  • Leila O.Regardless of what kind of breakfast you order, make sure it has hashbrowns on the side. They are perfectly crispy on the outside, but hot soft on the inside, and my favorite potatoes EVER!

    55555 by Leila O.

  • Brian D.It was good! I always order the omelette w/ sausage, mushrooms and red peppers!

    55555 by Brian D.

  • huirijaSteve the host is cool but the old lady doing the cash is way too crusty. I would like this place because the food is good but she left me with a bad taste.

    33333 by huirija

  • Emily H.The staff is amazing! My omlette was perfect! You have to get the home fries. This place doesn't disappoint

    55555 by Emily H.

  • Chris L.Breakfast was good. Everything was under seasoned but good. Quality ingredients for sure. I don't get why everyone says this is the best breakfast on planet earth. Very good, but not stellar.

    55555 by Chris L.

  • Rocky H.Delicious waffles, great environment, wonderful service!

    55555 by Rocky H.

  • Laura M.This is without a doubt the best breakfast place I have ever eaten at. Everything is good, but I would highly recommend the pancakes!

    55555 by Laura M.

  • Amanda M.Loved this place. Food came out quickly which made the 15 minute wait a non-issue. Wish they had a patio! (Please management?! And have it be dog friendly?)

    55555 by Amanda M.

  • ǝʌǝʇs h.The bacon will change your life.

    33333 by ǝʌǝʇs h.

  • Danny G.What a great little spot.

    55555 by Danny G.

  • Tracy S.I use to walk by this place every weekend and it is always crowded with people standing outside waiting to get in. Great breakfast food if you don't mind the worth while wait

    55555 by Tracy S.

  • Ralph S.If you want theSpecial Eggs Benedict on a Thursday, get there before 10am. It's so popular they often run out of supplies early on because its all made local and fresh!

    55555 by Ralph S.

  • Lizeth R.Fresh ingredients, great service, and the biggest hash-brown I have ever had!

    55555 by Lizeth R.

  • Dave B.It's not in an old Phoenix house anymore but its new location is still cozy and different than most breakfast places. Food is amazing though a bit pricey. $8 for a waffle & bacon.

    55555 by Dave B.

  • Alexandra B.The griddle cakes are the best pancakes you will ever put in your mouth! I just wish there was healthier options.

    55555 by Alexandra B.

  • Tom Z.Got to try the homefries well done

    55555 by Tom Z.

  • Hannah S.Best homemade orange juice you will ever have!

    55555 by Hannah S.

  • Robin G.Best breakfast. Pancakes are amazing and the 5 spot is delicious. Try the honey lemonade!

    55555 by Robin G.

  • Laura M.Everything on the menu was awesome. Loved the salami scramble and the pancakes/waffles are to die for!

    55555 by Laura M.

  • Pon L.ร้านนี้ทีเด็ดจริง ยอมตื่นเช้าหน่อยไม่งั้นคนเยอะเกิน

    55555 by Pon L.

  • Stephen G.Big Butter Burger, so good you don't need Ketchup.. Eat it the way it get make it!!

    55555 by Stephen G.

  • Kaela U.Delicious. All of it. You can't go wrong.

    55555 by Kaela U.

  • Nicole R.Fresh food... cooked perfectly! The hashbrowns rocked!

    55555 by Nicole R.

  • Lorraine R.This place was wonderful all around! Impeccable food, superior service, lovely atmosphere! People are so nice and helpful.. I'm sad to go home! Let me steal you!!

    55555 by Lorraine R.

  • Mike A.The homemade Strawberry Honey Lemonade is to die for!

    55555 by Mike A.

  • April A.Food so good even the Diamondbacks recommend it!

    55555 by April A.

  • David R.Amazing food, well worth the wait!!

    55555 by David R.

  • Nick G.The hog and chick was amazing. Get the bacon and a side order of spicy sausage.

    55555 by Nick G.

  • DebTotally worth the wait!! We had a wonderful breakfast on Easter Sunday. It's AWESOME!

    55555 by Deb

  • Scott P.No Coke products here. The RC Cola is horrendous. Amazing waffles, though.

    33333 by Scott P.

  • Angela C.Perhaps the best breakfast I have ever had. Expect to wait.

    55555 by Angela C.

  • Timchorizo scramble was out of this world!

    55555 by Tim

  • Jason W.Get griddlecakes and bacon. Both will change your life. Fresh squeezed OJ and hash browns are great too.

    55555 by Jason W.

  • Tim A.LUNCH TIP: Order a St. Louis Slinger!

    55555 by Tim A.

  • Clinton W.Breakfast here is made really nice and good. I love the place so much.

    55555 by Clinton W.

  • Doroth K.Super nice breakfast, the best breakfast I ever had outside.

    55555 by Doroth K.

  • ConstanceI miss the cactus garden--I'm being serious.

    33333 by Constance

  • ConstanceThe new location kept the ambiance, though it lost it's view.

    33333 by Constance

  • Bobby S.Best time to go is when it's not so busy

    55555 by Bobby S.

  • Phoenix New TimesRosemary-flecked home fries are one delicious reason breakfast gets all the glory, but lunch's Big Butter Burger, classic Reuben and Midwest-style chili are just as praiseworthy.

    55555 by Phoenix New Times

  • Adrian  GENESI K.Be prepared to wait to get seated !

    55555 by Adrian GENESI K.

  • Edward H.Make sure you have freed up your day if you want to come here but the wait is well worth it. If you like trying something new grab the daily special, can't go wrong.

    55555 by Edward H.

  • Regina F.While the wait can be long on the weekends, it is well worth it. This will be one of the best breakfasts you will ever eat!

    55555 by Regina F.

  • Torunn S.Split the Salami Scramble and griddle cakes with someone. Both are to-die-for. The coffee is also some of the best in town! Matt also has a coffee shop on First and McDowell called Giant Coffee.

    55555 by Torunn S.

  • Jace G.Came here after seeing it on Triple D. It is awesome. The pepper bacon is so delicious and the pancakes are amazing. Gotta get there early though or you'll have to wait, but it's worth it.

    55555 by Jace G.

  • Hayden P.Great place to stop for breakfast before class at the ASU Downtown Campus. Just make sure you get here early or you'll be stuck standing in line outside.

    55555 by Hayden P.

  • Samantha K.Go early and sit at the counter, always order the special. Food is local and fresh. Feat. on Diner, Drive-ins and Dives so it is stellar. Oh, and say "hi" to owners Maria and Matt!

    55555 by Samantha K.

  • Danielle C.Grab a friend and split the griddlecakes and salami scramble. It's a great combination!

    55555 by Danielle C.

  • Voice PlacesOur reviewers agree, "Matt's might be small, but it packs a breakfast punch." Get there early if you don't like to wait!

    55555 by Voice Places

  • Alex H.You MUST try the home fries... Amazing

    55555 by Alex H.

  • Jeff H.3 small orange juices is $0.75 cheaper than 2 larges, for the same amount of juice.

    33333 by Jeff H.

  • Tommy K.Matt's Big Breakfast

    55555 by Tommy K.

  • Irma C.Plan on waiting if you go anytime past 8AM,but you will NOT be disappointed. Hog & Chick is my favorite on the menu and I always add a side of pancakes :)

    55555 by Irma C.

  • Tracy B.Basic breakfast food done really well.

    55555 by Tracy B.

  • Tim W.Be prepared to wait, especially on the weekends (make sure you put your name on the list inside as soon as you get there, too)!

    55555 by Tim W.

  • Jane H.We live in Minnesota and have been here 20 times - so far! The breakfast choices are all amazing. They also create one of the tastiest burgers on the planet!

    55555 by Jane H.

  • Alicia K.Best breakfast in the Valley. There's nothing that's not good.

    55555 by Alicia K.

  • Steve C.Doesn't open until 6:30am on weekdays.

    55555 by Steve C.

  • Cris M.Try the 3 Egg Omelette With Home Fries - Special with fontina cheese an ham added raisin toast with real butter and homemade strawberry preserves (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Cris M.

  • Scarlett H.The new location is one block closer to my apartment so I'm happy.

    55555 by Scarlett H.

  • Jennifer N.Loving the new location! The hog and chick will never fail me. Simple yet delicious.

    55555 by Jennifer N.

  • Jen E.Wow!! The best breakfast! Amazing freshly squeezed orange juice. Peppered bacon, prefect waffle with real maple syrup.

    55555 by Jen E.

  • David P.Hey guys! if any of u want a $250 gift card for free visit FourSquarePrizes.Com They're giving away free $250 amazon gift cards in exchange for only like 30 seconds of your time! Just got my mine hehe

    33333 by David P.

  • Guy P.Kudos on moving to the new spot. It's so much more enjoyable.

    55555 by Guy P.

  • GourmetLiveFood blogger Kathy of Crafty Chica recommends Matt's Big Breakfast. "Try the kicked-up cherry-bourbon sausage, the Salami Scramble, and the Belgian-style waffle with sweet butter and maple syrup."

    55555 by GourmetLive

  • Michael H.First day at their new location. It's so hip, so ironic!

    55555 by Michael H.

  • Andre C.If the wait is long, you can put your name in and go wait at their coffee shop (Giant Coffee). They'll call Giant when your table is ready! It's excellent coffee too.

    55555 by Andre C.

  • Fred B.Get the Five spot. It is a breakfast sandwich with two eggs two slices of thick cut bacon American ,cheese and onions

    55555 by Fred B.

  • EpistephiliacThey now have a new house sausage, made with bourbon and cherries, that is a transcendental experience. Definitely a must-try!

    55555 by Epistephiliac

  • Scarlett H.Five spot and hash browns. Fresh squeezed orange juice. No regrets, ever.

    55555 by Scarlett H.

  • Nadia T.Sunday post breakfast and pre-church ending is prime time if you don't want to wait as long

    55555 by Nadia T.

  • E D.Grossly long wait but food so good you get amnesia about the wait

    33333 by E D.

  • Chansi S.Best waffle ever. Butter is salted to go along with the sweet homemade maple syrup. Great contrast

    55555 by Chansi S.

  • Kehau K.How to eat the egg salad sandwich:flip it over, take the slice of bread off, then you have the lettuce on TOP providing a nice cover to eat!

    33333 by Kehau K.

  • Gloria M.Waffles, eggs and homestyle fries is the way to go ;)

    55555 by Gloria M.

  • David H.Your life is not complete until you've had some bacon here.

    33333 by David H.

  • HeatherThis is the only place in town that i will eat bacon.

    55555 by Heather

  • Ryan C.Eggs Benedict. Thursdays. Enough Said.

    55555 by Ryan C.

  • Phoenix New TimesBest of Phoenix Winner 2011: Best Hangover Breakfast. The morning after can be rough, so roll in to order the hot and chick, a big stack of pancakes or the dame fine butter burger.

    55555 by Phoenix New Times

  • Phoenix New TimesBest of Phoenix Winner 2011: Best Cobb Salad. Fresh romaine is tossed in a giant white bowl, then drowned in hunks of tomato, blue cheese, chicken, scrambled egg, and bacon.

    55555 by Phoenix New Times

  • AZjibarowhat a teeeny weeny little place. looks delicious

    55555 by AZjibaro

  • AnjeeThe specials r to die for here!

    55555 by Anjee

  • Ed H.Try the special scramble - Delicious! (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Ed H.

  • Daniel B.Fun tip: phone in your order. It takes 10 minutes. Then eat it with the people waiting for an hour to get in.

    22222 by Daniel B.

  • Bryan M.BACON!!!!!

    55555 by Bryan M.

  • Aly D.Lives up to the name of Big Breakfast. Awesome food, service, & atmosphere.

    55555 by Aly D.

  • Maddy C.But really, get the waffle.

    33333 by Maddy C.

  • Kari O.Worth the wait... Best breakfast I've ever had!

    55555 by Kari O.

  • Jesus O.Great appetizer place !! This place won't get u full .. But it's good

    55555 by Jesus O.

  • Cathy S.The waffles are the best.

    55555 by Cathy S.

  • Gerald A.Monday's are the slowest days, no waiting.

    33333 by Gerald A.

  • Quinton P.Best breakfast ever! Perfect pork chop, amazing hash browns, and delicious honey lemonade!

    55555 by Quinton P.

  • CanD-Ice B.I love the 5 spot... I get it without bacon and sub hash browns... Delicious...

    55555 by CanD-Ice B.

  • Ben B.The Clarendon Hotel loves Matts... Keepin it local... Fun tip.. When there's a long list, cheer when people aren't there for their table and boo when they are...

    55555 by Ben B.

  • Rebecca M.Amazing! Like eating moms home cooking but 10 times better. Get the home fries they're dressed w/ rosemary & onion. The best! And the waffle w/ real maple syrup ...Oh the happiness

    55555 by Rebecca M.

  • BillyAmazing! Had the special. Hashbrowns were perfect! Chicken-artichoke sausage was really good!

    55555 by Billy

  • Courtney N.Egg's Benedict on Thursdays! (Veghack: They'll sub out the Canadian bacon for tomatoes if you ask.)

    55555 by Courtney N.

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