Did your favourite make the list? Where do you think deserves praise for its morning dining?
1. The Clifton, Ocean Road
A hotel which has built up a name as one of South Tyneside's best coffee shops. One reviewer said: "Great breakfasts, nice staff, very clean and relaxed morning we had here."
Photo: Stu Norton
2. The Cinder Path, Hobsons Way
Part of the Brewers Fayre, where many reviewers praised the 'amazing' staff.
Photo: The Cinder Path, Hobsons Way
3. Caffe Di Bella, Prince Edward Road
Located at the busy Nook shopping area. One reviewer said: "Lovely place, great atmosphere and the service is excellent. Come here regularly for breakfast and always enjoy the food."
Photo: Caffe Di Bella, Prince Edward Road
4. Village Delights, Sunderland Road, Harton Village
Harton Village has been seeing something of a renaissance in recent years, and this is one of a number of popular businesses in the area. One reviewer said: "Found this place on Tripadvisor searching for a great breakfast place in Shields. Harton village is such a special place and to find this gem makes it perfect."
Photo: Village Delights, Sunderland Road, Harton Village