Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. Mix delicious food with family, friends and an incredible atmosphere and the beautiful city of St Augustine and you have the perfect start to any day. Check out this ultimate list of the best places for breakfast and brunch in St Augustine. Let me know if I missed your favorite spot.
Ice Plant Bar– Brunch is served Saturday and Sundays from 10:00am-2:00 pm. The farm to table restaurant and bar serves grass-fed beef and local seafood, with vegetarian options and daily specials.
Hot Shot Bakery & Cafe– Open for breakfast and lunch daily, offering a variety of fresh baked goods and delicious coffee. Their breakfast items are available all day, including the popular breakfast panini, with eggs, choice of meat, and cheese, or the Layered Egg Plate, with home fries, eggs, cheddar cheese, and toast.
City Bistro– Enjoy breakfast all day with their delicious breakfast sandwiches and pastries. They also offer locally roasted & freshly brewed hot or iced coffee. Gluten and dairy-free options available.
Costa Brava at Casa Monica– Refined Asian & Middle Eastern cuisine in a romantic Moorish setting at the Casa Monica Hotel serving classic breakfast foods starting at 7 am daily. Sunday Brunch Buffet: 10:30 AM- 2 PM, $35 plus drinks.
Raintree Restaurant– Cuisine includes crepes & croquet, sandwiches, and salads plus a continental buffet in the beautiful Victorian-style house setting or lovely garden courtyard. Sunday Brunch: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
The Blue Hen Cafe– Formerly known as The Yard Bird, this quaint little restaurant includes options like a large breakfast burrito, blue crab quiche, corned beef hash and eggs, chicken biscuits, and more. Open from 8 am – 3 pm every day except Monday.
Spanish Bakery and Cafe– Located in the heart of the Historic District in St. Augustine on St George Street, the Spanish Bakery and Cafe is open daily at 10 am and serves pastries and bakery items.
Everything Bagel– Specializes in delicious New York-style bagels, various breads, coffee, cappuccino, latte, espresso, baked goods, and fabulous sandwiches. Everything served is prepared on the premises with the freshest ingredients available.
The Spot Café– Comfort breakfast foods including omelets, biscuits and gravy, breakfast skillets, and delicious french toast. Monday through Friday breakfast is served 6:30 – 11 am. Saturday & Sunday Brunch 7:30 am – 2 pm.
Maple Street Biscuit Company– Located in historic downtown St Augustine, serving homemade biscuits starting at 7 am Monday through Saturday.
Les Petits Pleasures– Located on A1A, this quaint European-style bakery-cafe offers French pastries, crepes & sandwiches. Open 7 am – 3 pm (closed Tuesdays).
Dessert First Bistro– Serving a variety of desserts, pastries, and breads, all made in-house from scratch, and fresh coffee, barista prepared espresso drinks, craft beer, hand-selected wines, and hot tea. Open 7am – 3pm (closed Mondays).
Zaba’s– Locally owned and operated coffee shop in St. Augustine Beach, located just a block from the ocean serving iced and hot coffees, Espressos, Lattes, Frappes, or delicious Smoothies. Plus breakfast options like a breakfast wrap, bagel, or English Muffin sandwich. Open daily 7:30 am-3 pm.
Moon & Sun Cafe– Breakfast specialties include freshly-made and elegantly-presented egg dishes, along with 12 different kinds of Eggs Benedict! Everything is made fresh from all-natural ingredients. Open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays – Saturdays, and brunch is served on Sundays from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Manatee Cafe– Predominantly Vegetarian, Vegan Cafe located off SR-16 that serves delicious healthful cuisine prepared using certified organically grown fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, and fresh herbs when available. Open 8 am – 3pm Saturday & Sunday.
OC White’s Restaurant– Located in historic downtown St Augustine on the Bayfront, OC White’s offers stunning garden seating and a delicious brunch menu with classic omelet options and seafood breakfast dishes. Sunday Brunch at 9:30 am.
Preserved Restaurant– Offering a weekend brunch menu with locally sourced ingredients, serving authentic Southern cuisine. Brunch is available Saturday and Sunday 10 am -3 pm
Brunch at Casablanca Inn– Farm to table meats, homemade bread, pastries, jams and sauces. In-house Smoked Salmon and Trout. Open Monday – Thursday 7:30am – 4:00pm, Friday – Sunday 7:30am – 3:00pm.
Anastasia Diner– Combining the best elements of southern and New Jersey cooking, Anastasia Diner is uniquely St. Augustine. From southern staples like biscuits and gravy, chicken and biscuits, and shrimp and grits to New Jersey’s favorite pork roll, Anastasia Diner has comfort food for every palate and serves breakfast and lunch seven days a week from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The Reef Restaurant– Dine as you look at the spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and enjoy live music. The menu includes Carving Station, Fresh Omelets, Crab Legs, Fresh Seafood, Waffles, and more. Sunday Brunch Buffet, 10:30 AM- 2 PM, $37.50 includes champagne.
Gypsy Cab Co.– Lively eatery with an artsy atmosphere serves up an eclectic menu of European & Asian fusion fare. Saturday & Sunday Brunch 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cafe 11: Weekend Brunch Buffet menu includes Feta & Spinach Scrambled Eggs, Made to Order Omelets, Plantains, French Toast, Fresh Fruit, and more. Saturday & Sunday 8 AM- 1 PM, $10.95 plus drinks.
The Bunnery– The Bunnery Bakery & Café is a family-owned and operated restaurant and bakery that has served St. Augustine locals and visitors since opening their doors in November of 1989. Serving breakfast weekdays 8 am – 11 am and weekends from 8 am – 12 pm.
World Famous Oasis– Located on St Augustine Beach, this casual dining option serves Eggs Benedict, Waffles, French Toast, Omelettes, and more. Serving breakfast daily from 6 am – 3 pm.
Theo’s Restaurant– Located off King Street in historic downtown Saint Augustine serves breakfast and lunch from 7 am – 2 pm daily. Menu options include large pancakes, cinnamon rolls, omelets, and more. Everything at Theo’s is homemade the Greek way!
These are my favorite local restaurants for breakfast and brunch in St Augustine. Did your favorite brunch spot make the list? If not, please share it with us in the comments below!