The city has some great cafes and restaurants which are much-loved by diners in Wearside and from further afield. Here we look at the top 14 ranked on Tripadvisor.
My god were the words used by one customer to describe the quality offered at this little place, where the breakfast sandwiches receive high praise.
Plenty of top-marks reviews for this popular cafe, where customers praised its freshly cooked and delicious breakfasts, as well as lovely, friendly, and helpful staff.
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Outstanding breakfasts, with healthier options available and amazing staff were among the things keeping customers happy here.
Good to see Sunderlands first vegetarian cafe scoring highly, with reviewers praising its 'veggie perfection' and 'divine breakfasts'.
One reviewer said they had been served the best breakfast they have ever had here, where the options and location both received high praise
The great value buffet English breakfasts, farmhouse bread toast, bottomless teas and coffees, and other options including eggs benedict had customers praising the dining pub in Washington.
With delights including poached egg and wild mushrooms on sourdough and breakfast wraps, this place got a big thumbs up from customers, particularly for the quality managed with its takeaway breakfasts.
Lovely little place, great location were the words of one happy customer, with the value and quality also praised - as were the skinny breakfasts.
Reviewers praised the eggs cooked to perfection and piping hot, quality food which sets you up for the day.
Come for breakfast, stay for cake. That was the feeling of some customers who were tempted in by the sweeter treats even after breakfast at this fabulous hidden gem with great, attentive staff.
Alive and buzzing, comfortable and the best bread Ive had were among the comments from reviewers, who also reported plenty of vegan options and healthier choices. Not to mention rave reviews of the coffee.
No surprises that the quality of the coffee, with eggs benedict and pancakes among the more breakfasty items receiving praise.
Nicely cooked breakfasts and beautiful tea impressed customers in this town centre spot, with chance diners promising they will be back for more.
Reviewers were left amazed by the 2.95 breakfast special, with talk of generous portions, beautifully cooked in a friendly, bright, cosy environment.