Dine at One of These Top Breakfast Restaurants in St. Augustine

Everyone’s heard the saying, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” and we couldn’t agree more. St. Augustine is one of the most beautiful destinations on the Atlantic Coast of the Sunshine State, and while your St. Augustine vacation rental has all the tools you need to whip up a meal, sometimes all you want is to sit back and relax while it’s made for you. There’s an abundance of delicious restaurants lining the streets of St. Augustine, but not all are famous for their breakfast service.

If you’re searching for the best breakfast restaurants in St. Augustine, we have you covered. 

The Blue Hen Cafe

One of the most iconic breakfast joints in St. Augustine is The Blue Hen Cafe. Located near the historic downtown area, this cafe is a must-try when you’re here. It’s a local favorite, but visitors also flock to the cafe for some of the best breakfast food around. 

While it might be out of the way for some people, it’s worth it. The Blue Hen Cafe is in an old house, adding to the comforting ambiance of the restaurant. You’ll have a vast selection of breakfast items to choose from like their breakfast burritos, corn beef hash, omelets, and much more. 

Keep in mind that it can be very busy, especially on the weekends. Be sure to get there early so you can try their amazing food. 

Beachside Diner

For those staying in one of our St. Augustine beachfront rentals, heading to Beachside Diner allows you to get a great meal without traveling too far. Those who want a hearty breakfast to start the day will love Beachside Diner. 

They’re known for amazing home-style cooking, and they serve it all day! They have lighter options too, if you’re not going for something hearty. The menu at Beachside Diner is vast, with a variety of dishes so everyone who walks through the door will find something they love. 

They have everything from omelets to biscuits and gravy to chicken fried chicken and more. Their big country steak is one of the best dishes on the menu. Be sure to check out their coffee and brunch cocktails.

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Maple Street Biscuit Company

Maple Street Biscuit Company is a delicious choice for a breakfast restaurant in St. Augustine with plenty of options for comfort food. They have all your classic breakfast dishes and proteins and plenty of vegetarian options too. 

While you can’t go wrong with their classic biscuits and gravy, they have an excellent shitake gravy for their biscuits too. All their biscuits are made fresh, and whether you want them with honey, gravy, or butter, you won’t be sorry you chose to eat breakfast here. 

Some other great menu items include their Five and Dime, a big plate of fried chicken with gravy, cheese, and an egg. For those who love goat cheese, the Iron Goat has fresh goat cheese with sauteed spinach on a biscuit. 

Georgie’s Diner

One of the best breakfast restaurants in St. Augustine is Georgie’s Diner. From the outside, it looks like an old-school diner! This fun appearance adds to the atmosphere, and they even have a little bar inside if you’d rather not snag a table. 

Everyone who works here has great energy, and you’ll feel welcomed from the moment you step through the door. Being a classic diner, the breakfast menu is pretty standard; you’ll find everything from pancakes to waffles to egg dishes scattered throughout the menu. They have plenty of coffee and juice to go around too. 

This is the breakfast place you go when you want a plate full of eggs your way, bacon, and hashbrowns. They also have plenty of other options, but why mess with perfection?

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Manatee Cafe

Manatee Cafe is the best breakfast restaurant to try when you or anyone you’re dining with has dietary restrictions. They pride themselves on offering vegan and gluten-free substitutions for almost everything on their menu, making them one of the most inclusive breakfast restaurants in St. Augustine

This is another popular spot, so you might have to wait for a table, but we promise it’s worth it. The breakfast menu here features a variety of options, including breakfast burritos, breakfast scrambles, pancakes, and French toast. 

Their menu might change depending on seasonal ingredients, but whatever they offer, it’s bound to be one of the most delicious breakfasts you’ve had. For breakfast beverages, they have a variety of hot teas, smoothies, coffee, and juices. 

Metro Diner

Anyone who loves breakfast food has probably heard of Metro Diner before. This modern diner features everything you could want in a breakfast restaurant. They have everything from huevos rancheros, omelets, biscuits, gravy, and more. 

One of their most popular breakfast items is their Bissel Breakfast. You get two eggs however you want, bacon, toast, hashbrowns or grits, and a stack of pancakes. Despite being an incredibly popular spot to eat for breakfast, Metro Diner does a great job of getting patrons seated and fed quickly. 

Even when they’re busy, you usually won’t be waiting very long for a table. For those who prefer to eat at their St. Augustine vacation rental but don’t want to cook, you can order takeout from Metro Diner and enjoy breakfast in your pajamas. 

Cafe Eleven

Last but not least, we have Cafe Eleven. This locally owned and operated breakfast restaurant is also one of the best coffee shops in St. Augustine. You can get breakfast here any day of the week, but Saturdays and Sundays are the most popular days to visit. 

They open bright and early and offer a great breakfast buffet on weekends. You can order a la carte food if you prefer. If you happen to stop in on the weekend, they also have a great selection of brunch drinks to choose from, like mimosas, bloody marys, and sangria to enjoy with your meal. 

Where To Stay

When browsing for the best vacation homes in St. Augustine, Saint Augustine Vacation Rentals is ready to help. We have a great selection of vacation properties throughout St. Augustine just waiting for you to call them your home away from home. 

Plan Your Vacation

Contact us for any details about our available St. Augustine beachfront rentals as well as other hidden nooks and crannies featuring some of the city’s best breakfasts.

We take pride in offering five-star service to all our guests, many of whom return year after year. Whether you’re looking for a great St. Augustine condo rental, St. Augustine beachfront rentals, or a place near the hustle and bustle of the historic areas of the town, we have a rental for you. 

If these breakfast restaurants are making your mouth water, be sure to book your rental with Saint Augustine Vacation Rentals today.