Fast food restaurants aren't the only ones serving breakfast to go. Several District restaurants also offering carry-out breakfasts. Some also have eat-in areas. Specialties and price ranges are noted.
AE (American Express), DC (Diners Club), MC (MasterCard), V (Visa) and C (Choice). "Free parking" indicates the restaurant has a parking lot; otherwise expect street and commercial parking. "Phone orders" mean the restaurant will accept them.
Chesapeake Bagel Bakery, 1636 Connecticut Ave. NW. Tel.: 328-7985 and 215 Pennsylvania Ave., SE. Tel.: 546-0994. Hours: At the Connecticut Avenue store, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday; and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. At the Pennsylvania Avenue store, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; and 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. No cards. Cash and travelers' checks only. Street and commercial parking. Price range for breakfast items: 50 cents to $2.90. Phone orders. No reservations at these self-service cafeteria-style restaurants. Specialties: Bagels in seven flavors including, cinnamon raisin, poppy seed, and garlic onion salt that are baked on the premises with your choice of spread. In addition to cream cheese spread flavors include carrots, nuts and raisins, scallions, salmon, olive and whitefish. Lox is also served. At the Connecticut Avenue restaurant, muffins, cookies, doughnuts, cakes and pies are sold. And bagel sandwiches of turkey, pastrami, ham, roast and corned beef are available at any time of the business day.
Florida Avenue Grill, 1100 Florida Ave. NW. Tel.: 265-1586. Hours for breakfast: 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Closed Sunday. No cards. Cash only. Free parking. Breakfast entree price range: $2.75 to $5.95. Phone orders taken for three or more people only. No reservations for sit-down or carryout service. Specialties: hearty salmon cake with two eggs, any style, and your choice of a side order of potatoes, apples or grits; pork chops with two eggs, any style; country ham with two eggs, any style, and a side dish, and steak and eggs with a side dish.
Ha'Penny Lion Pub and Take Out, 1101 17th St. NW. Tel.: 296-8075. Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday through Friday for a full breakfast; 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday for a continental breakfast. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Cards: AE, DC, CB, MC, V, and C. Street and commercial parking. Price range for breakfast is 95 cents to $3.95. Phone orders. No reservations necessary, but please forewarn kitchen of large parties. Specialties: the New Yorker, at $4.05, salmon with two scrambled eggs, lettuce and Bermuda onion on the side and a bagel with butter, cream cheese and jam on the side; the Sampler, at $3.95, two eggs, any style, sausage or bacon and toast), and freshly squeezed orange juice.
Heller's Bakery, 3221 Mount Pleasant St. NW. Tel.: 265-1190. Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Closed Monday. No cards. Cash only. Street parking. Breakfast item price range: 20 to 60 cents. Loaves of fresh baked bread are $1 each. Phone orders encouraged. No reservations for this carryout bakery. Specialties: doughnuts, apple strudel, carrot and coffee cakes, raisin buns, blueberry, cranberry nut and corn muffins, cherry turnovers and a wide variety of bread loaves.
K Street Eatery, 1411 K St. NW. Tel.: 347-7001. Breakfast hours: 6:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Monday through Friday; 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, and closed on Sunday. No cards. Cash only. Street and commercial parking. Price range for breakfast: 75 cents to $3.99. Phone orders. No reservations. Specialties: two large eggs, bacon or ham, a biscuit and a large cup of coffee for $1.89; ham and eggs, pancakes, french toast.
Peter's Coffee Shop, 1709 H St. NW. Tel.: 296-4009. Hours: 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday. Closed Saturday and Sunday. No cards. Cash and travelers' checks only. Street and commercial parking. Breakfast item price range: $1.10 to $2. Sandwiches are $2 to $4. Phone orders. Free delivery for catering orders. No reservations. Specialties: bacon, sausage or ham and egg, pastries, doughnuts and bagels.
Rothschild Cafeteria, 1030 15th St. NW. Tel.: 296-5797. Hours: 6:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday. Closed Saturday and Sunday. No cards. Cash only. Street and commercial parking. Price range is $1.10 to $2.40 for breakfast. Phone orders. No reservations necessary. Specialties: omelettes, hotcakes, bagels, and a daily special such as french toast or chipped beef on toast or muffins.
Sandwich Chef, 1100 15th St. NW. Tel.: 466-5119; 450 5th St. NW (Judiciary Square). Tel.: 628-9651; 400 C St. SW (Federal Center Bldg.). Tel.: 554-0099 or 554-4081; 301 4th St. SW (Federal Center). Tel.: 554-4081. Hours at all restaurants for breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Friday. Closed Saturday and Sunday. No cards. Cash only. Personal checks accepted for catering only. Street and commercial parking. Breakfast price range is 40 cents to $1.69. Phone orders. No reservations. Specialties: the Chef's Muffin (your choice of meat -- ham, sausage or bacon -- with egg or cheese on an English muffin), hot biscuits with sausage, cheese danish.