Top 9 Breakfast Spots along the Space Coast
The most important meal of the day: breakfast. And everyone loves a good one, especially if it’s one that is prepared for you. Here on the Space Coast, there are some great spots for you to check out. No matter if you are wanting a fun, “create your own pancake” experience, an eclectic gathering place, or a quick donut for the road, we are sure that you taste buds will be satisfied wherever you decide to go.
Located in Downtown Titusville, Sunrise Bread Company has been baking specialty and whole grain breads, cinnamon rolls, scones, muffins, and cookies since 1996. Their breads contain only five ingredients and none of those ingredients are preservatives, so you can thoroughly enjoy every last bite. They have a wide variety of specialty drinks and other breakfast options, like smoothies and yogurt parfaits. This is a great place to bring your family or friends or if you want to start your workday, as they offer free Wi-Fi and plenty of space to work. And they enjoy giving back to the community. They donate anywhere from 20-40 loaves per week to local food banks, churches, and schools.
With locations in Port Canaveral and Melbourne Riverside, both restaurants are located close to our pristine beaches, so you can start your morning off and fuel up with one of their fisherman’s favorites, house specials, breakfast classics, or a specialty omelet, before you spend the rest of the day either out on the water or sunbathing on the beach.
Centrally located in Cocoa Beach, Simply Delicious is a small family run restaurant known for their breakfast. Featuring classic breakfast dishes such as omelets, bacon, biscuits and gravy to homemade bread, French toast, and grits, to name a few, you will want to make sure you get there early as this place is a crowd favorite.
Another Cocoa Beach hot spot, Café Surfinista is an eclectic, foodie-focused gathering place. They specialize in organic acai and pitaya bowls and smoothies. Plus, fresh cold pressed organic juices are made daily, as well as pastries, baked goods, organic coffee and espresso. Always fresh and always homemade and you can enjoy this in a creative and artsy environment
Because you can’t just have one, we wanted to highlight a few options so you can donut hop to try out all the fun and different creations.
This is where every donut is your creation. Your blank canvas is a freshly made cake donut but then add your icing and toppings from their huge selection. Key lime to chocolate glazed to even a sriracha-flavored (don’t knock it until you try it) donuts are just some of their visitor’s creations. Couple it with a good “cup of joe” and you’ll be licking your lips for more.
The Sugar Shack
With two locations, one in Downtown Melbourne and the other in Cocoa Village, this small batch bakery specializes in wild donut creations. You never know what will be served from one day to the next, but you’ll be surprised. They proudly serve ethically grown coffee as well. This is a great place to stop if you are on the go but still want something gourmet.
If you are looking for a restaurant that likes to source their ingredients locally, does all the work themselves, like pulling their own pork, making their own biscuits, or squeezing their own juice, coupled with an unforgettable experience, then Backwater is your place. Owned by Florida natives, they aim to bring classic southern dishes to everyone who lives in or visits the Space Coast with an open mind and forward thinking culinary mindset. And if you want pancakes, then bring your kids for a fun family breakfast outing. With a griddle at your table, you can pick from several batter options, including gluten-free, and toppings and sides, and then you get to be the pancake artist.
If you want breakfast with a view, then check out Sun on the Beach. Family owned and operated, each meal is prepared to order using the freshest ingredients. Their breakfast menu has everything from country fried steak and eggs to shrimp and grits to omelets, crepes, waffles, French toast, and even a pancake bar. And if you are a late riser, don’t worry. Breakfast is served all day.
Located in Indialantic, the Blueberry Muffin Restaurant is decorated in the style of an English country kitchen and is one of the Space Coast’s go-to spots for breakfast. Popular since its inception, their dishes are always cooked with fresh ingredients. Their menu includes blueberry patch pancakes, eggs Benedict, French toast, Belgian waffles, quiche, and omelets.
Be sure to stop by one of these local Space Coast breakfast hot spots to start your day off right!