Breakfast Beat

Matt's Big Breakfast Will Open Its Fifth Valley Location Next Week

Matt's Big Breakfast is opening its first location in the west Valley.
Matt's Big Breakfast is opening its first location in the west Valley. Matt's Big Breakfast

click to enlarge Matt's Big Breakfast is opening its first location in the west Valley. - MATT'S BIG BREAKFAST
Matt's Big Breakfast is opening its first location in the west Valley.
Matt's Big Breakfast

One of Phoenix's most beloved breakfast spots is headed to the west Valley. Matt's Big Breakfast will open at 7507 West Rose Garden Lane at Arrowhead Ranch in Glendale on Friday, October 15.

Owner Matt Pool opened the original Matt's Big Breakfast at First and McKinley Streets in 2004, but the restaurant quickly outgrew its digs. It soon moved to its current location at 825 North First Street, and later expanded to North Scottsdale, Biltmore Plaza, and Terminal 4 at Sky Harbor Airport.

The new Glendale location will be the fifth restaurant in the metro area, with a sixth planned to open in early 2022 at 3150 East Ray Road at the Epicenter development inside Agritopia in Gilbert.

click to enlarge Owners Ernie and Matt Pool's newest breakfast and brunch spot opens this month at Arrowhead Ranch, with a fifth restaurant planned for early next year in Gilbert. - JACOB TYLER DUNN
Owners Ernie and Matt Pool's newest breakfast and brunch spot opens this month at Arrowhead Ranch, with a fifth restaurant planned for early next year in Gilbert.
Jacob Tyler Dunn
Morning viands at Matt's Big Breakfast include griddlecakes, waffles, biscuits and gravy, and smashed avocado toast. The Big Papa burrito comes with three eggs, chorizo, roasted Yukon gold potatoes, organic pinto beans, jalapenos, cheddar cheese, and ranchero sauce.


Another signature item, the Chop & Chick, is a skillet-seared Iowa pork chop marinated in pesto and served with toast and potatoes. The latter was featured on Guy Fieri's Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives television show on Food Network.
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