We have all been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But honestly, when in the most magical city on Earth, who wants to start their day off with hum drum eggs or a bowl of cereal?
Best Family Breakfast Spots in Orlando
We have compiled a list of the best family breakfast places in the City Beautiful. These locations are bound to whet your appetite and get you ready to start your day.
Another Broken Egg Café
Open daily from 7 am to 2 pm, Another Broken Egg Cafe offers patrons some southern comfort when it comes to delicious breakfast menu items. They offer dine-in seating as well as online ordering for to-go orders. The menu has everything from the family’s breakfast faves like eggs and pancakes and even more like shrimp and grits, and chicken and waffles. For those that still want great food while watching their waistline, try the skinny omelet, or the shrimp Benny. Indulge in some lemon blueberry goat cheese pancakes or the strawberry poundcake French toast.
Artisan’s Table serves up breakfast favorites for brunch on Saturday and Sunday. No regular pancakes or eggs here. Artisan’s Table has elevated breakfast to an art form. If you prefer sweet items for breakfast, grab some fruit and nut waffles or some french toast. If you are looking for a combination of sweet and savory, then chicken and waffles is the way to go. If you love Japanese food, then you won’t want to miss the Japanese bowl with eggs, sticky rice, scallions, bacon, sweet chili, togarashi and edamame. Grab a pimento cheese biscuit or a fried chicken biscuit for some down-home southern flavors.
The Briarpatch Restaurant is one of our favorite restaurants in the area. They are located in downtown Winter Park and have both indoor and outdoor seating. They offer elevated breakfast food. Instead of regular pancakes, you can get raspberry lemon cream pancakes. Plain french toast, not here. Instead, get pecan pie french toast. They also offer a variety of eggs benedict, omelets and scrambles, steak and eggs, fried green tomatoes, freshly-baked muffins and sticky buns. If you have a picky eater, don’t worry. They also offer regular fried eggs, bacon, home fries, biscuits, sausage and pancakes.
Dixie Belle’s Café
If you are looking for homestyle country cooking, then look no further than Dixie Belle’s Cafe. Dixie Belle’s is a local family-owned restaurant that has been open for over 15 years. Dixie Belle’s serves up waffles, pancakes, omelets, french toast and egg scramblers. Make sure to get an order of their sweet potato biscuits. which are a favorite of many regulars and visitors. Dixie Belle’s has both indoor and outdoor seating and dogs are welcome at their outdoor seating.
Farm and Haus
If you are looking for good food and good vibes, then Farm and Haus is for you and the family. Using only the freshest ingredients, Farm and Haus offers a great breakfast with items such as avocado toast, chorizo burrito, and the Southwest hash bowl. For the little ones, the kid’s menu consists of pancakes or a breakfast bowl with a side of applesauce for a sweet finish to breakfast. If you decide to sleep in and miss the breakfast items, don’t worry! Farm and Haus has a great brunch and lunch menu too filled with great sandwiches, wraps, and bowls. They are open Monday through Thursday, and Sunday from 8 am to 5 pm, and Friday and Saturday from 8 am to 7 pm.
First Watch has multiple locations in Orlando and specializes in traditional breakfast foods with a modern twist. Visitors can order breakfast staples like pancakes (they have seasonal pancakes in the fall and during the winter holidays), eggs, and omelets. On the healthier side, you can order up some thick sliced avocado toast with cage-free basted eggs, or the superfoods bowl filled with berries accompanied by two slices of whole grain artisan toast with almond butter with a dash of sea salt. For the kiddos, they offer simple and fun breakfast items like chocolate chip pancakes, bacon and eggs, or the perineal favorite, grilled cheese. If you are looking for something filling, but quick and light, check out the First Watch juice bar. Using only the freshest ingredients, visitors will get a good tasting, and good for you, drink.
Hash House a Go Go
With a name this fun, it has to be good! Located on International Drive in Orlando, Hash House A Go Go puts a twist on breakfast inspired by the Midwest. Decadent and fun are the only way to describe their breakfast menu. With oversized pancakes drizzled with syrup and layered with fresh fruit to the red velvet waffle, and the bacon pancake that combines the two best parts of breakfast. Hash House A Go Go is open Sunday through Thursday from 8 am to 2 pm and Friday and Saturday from 8 am to 7 pm. Hash House is not just a breakfast spot; visit the Tractor Bar which has a full-service bar that has amazing cocktails and great mimosas.
Jack and Mary’s Restaurant
If you are a breakfast purist and love traditional breakfast foods, Jack and Mary’s Restaurant has what you are looking for in a breakfast spot. Jack and Mary’s restaurant has been around for more than thirty years and has built up quite the clientele in the Orlando area. Located on the corner of Curry Ford Road and South Goldenrod Road, they offer great food at fair prices. While they do not have an extensive menu, what they do have is delicious and keeps old and new customers coming back for more. They are open daily from 6 am to 2:30 pm and closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Breakfast offers some typical family favorites such as pancakes and French toast with some southern favorites like biscuits and gravy. Jack and Mary’s also has some yummy choices for lunch too. Choose from hot lunch options like meatloaf, soup and salad, or a good old-fashioned sandwich.
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Keke’s Breakfast Café
If breakfast is your thing, Keke’s Breakfast Cafe is the place for you! With several locations throughout Central Florida, Keke’s offers visitors everything from fresh fruit to pancakes and waffles. It is considered one of the best places to take the family for the most important meal of the day. If you prefer a light fare for breakfast, Keke’s has poached eggs and fruit bowls. Brunch is available too with delicious paninis, sandwiches, and burgers. Kiddos will love visiting Keke’s as well with delicious silver dollar pancakes, yogurt, and French toast sticks, just to name a few. All Keke’s Breakfast Café locations are open daily from 7 am to 2 pm. Keke’s will soon become a family favorite!
Le Gourmet Break
Breakfast at Le Gourmet Break is anything but average. Start out with some French pastries and then move on to heartier fare like the omelet sandwich that they offer. Located on Mongolia Avenue in Orlando, this American café with a French twist offers great food and friendly service. Kiddos will enjoy the atmosphere and the delicious pastries that Le Gourmet Break has to offer. If you have a little foodie in the making, then this is definitely the breakfast spot to take them to. The restaurant is open Sunday and Monday from 8 am to 2 pm and Tuesday through Friday from 7:30 am to 2 pm
Peach Valley Café
Whether you are looking for sweet treats or a good old-fashioned breakfast, Peach Valley Cafe has something for everyone. Get a handful of orchard-fresh apple fritters or something a little heartier like the Fiesta Rancheros or a Peach Valley skillet. Known as one of the best breakfast spots in town, Peach Valley has something for everyone. Although there is no official kids’ menu, they will certainly enjoy anything you get for them. Peach Valley is open daily from 7 am to 2:30 pm. There are other Peach Valley Cafes throughout the central Florida area so if you are out of town, delicious breakfast is never far away.
Round up the whole family and head over to the Rodeo Diner. With locations in St. Cloud and Kissimmee, Rodeo Diner has something for everyone in the family. The hearty southern-style breakfasts are not just pancakes, but more like chipped beef, biscuits and gravy, and steak. For the tiny buckeroos, you there are lots of options to fill their bellies such as ham & egss, country scramblers and breakfast sandwiches. Both locations are open daily from 6:30 am to 8 pm and on Sundays from 6:30 am to 2 pm.
For most people, breakfast is the most important meal of the day but for others, breakfast is the only meal that’s worth waking up for in the morning. Se7en Bites offers patrons a twist on breakfast classics serving them up on a variety of biscuit sandwiches (tip: you can get them deconstructed also, just ask). Try their chicken biscuit or their three little pigs with ham, bacon and pimento cheese on a biscuit smothered in sausage gravy. Want to try something a little bit different, then go for the Minnie Pearl which is chicken and waffles with a fried egg and a side of homestyle grits. Se7en Bites also has sweet and savory scones and muffins that you can enjoy for breakfast. They have both indoor and outdoor seating. Their hours of operation are Thursday and Friday 8 am to 3:30 pm and Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 3 pm. Se7en Bites is closed Monday through Wednesday.
Shakers American Café
Who wouldn’t want to have breakfast at someplace that was voted the best breakfast in Orlando? Shakers American Cafe on Edgewater Drive in Orlando has some serious credentials to boast about, and it seems that they are living up to them! Open daily from 6:30 am to 2 pm and Sundays from 8 am to 2 pm, their breakfast menu offers eggs, omelets, pancakes, and waffles. The brioche French toast rounds out the delicious menu along with some mouthwatering sides. Although there isn’t a specific kids’ menu, there is plenty to choose from that the kiddos will love. When you’re done with breakfast, grab some sweets like sticky buns or freshly baked cookies or muffins to go.
Sweet Mama’s has been serving up breakfast in Lake Nona for years. They have been there since Lake Nona only had a couple of developments and a lot fewer people. If you are in Lake Nona or nearby in St. Cloud, we recommend stopping in for breakfast. Does Sweet Mama’s serve omelets like other breakfast places? They definitely do, but they offer interesting omelet combos that you might not get elsewhere. They have an asparagus and swiss cheese omelet, a Philly cheese steak omelet and a spinach, feta and tomato omelet. They also offer chicken and waffles, homemade corn beef hash, and shrimp and grits. Kids will love the oversized cinnamon rolls, chocolate chip pancakes and bananas foster french toast.
The Breakfast Club
Do you want breakfast without the hassle of cleanup? Head over to the Breakfast Club in Lake Mary where the staff will prepare breakfast classics for carry-out or delivery. This is probably the best way to get your eats on without family members fighting about who has to wash the dishes. They offer Belgian waffles, omelets, and specialty pancakes, just to name a few items. The unique part is that the food is only for delivery and pick up, with no dine-in available. The breakfast Club is open daily from 7 am to 2:30 pm. They also have a lunch menu that offers burgers, sandwiches, and the like.
White Wolf Café
Located in Ivanhoe Village in Orlando, White Wolf Cafe is considered one of the best breakfast restaurants in central Florida, not just Orlando. Named after the owners’ beloved white German Sheppard Casper, White Wolf Cafe offers breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Their menu is filled with creative dishes using the freshest ingredients. The restaurant started as an antique store in the early nineties and evolved into the community restaurant it is today. The art and décor in the White Wolf Café will leave you visually full while waiting for your meal. Check out their breakfast staples like cinnamon buns and biscuits and gravy or one of their more fun dishes like Casper’s Call, which is three eggs over hashbrowns or potatoes with a choice of ham, bacon or sausage. The restaurant is open Monday through Wednesday and Sunday from 8 am to 3 pm, and Thursday through Saturday from 8 am to 9 pm.
Woodsby’s Countryside Café
Woodsby’s Countryside Café is a family-owned and run spot that is open seven days a week and well worth the visit. Located in Kissimmee, Woodsby’s offers a simple approach to breakfast serving up breakfast favorites like eggs, grits, pancakes, and the like. Love catfish? Well at Woodsby’s, you can have it for breakfast with their catfish and eggs. If you are a hashbrowns lover, then you will definitely want to try the loaded hashbrowns. Woodsby’s was voted the best breakfast in Osceola County and it is not hard to see why. Their award-winning daily specials offer a little something for the entire family.