This is a list of the best breakfast places in Sarasota.
These are the same places locals go to every morning for their favorite omelettes, eggs benedicts and pancakes.
And let’s not forget coffee.
Let’s jump right in.
Here’s where to can get the best breakfast in Sarasota, Florida:
- Station 400
- Sun Garden Cafe
- Toasted Mango Cafe
- Another Broken Egg Cafe
- Original Word of Mouth
- Buttermilk Handcrafted Food
- First Watch
- Lovely Square
- The Breakfast Company
- Keke’s Breakfast Cafe
- Max’s Table
- Postal 98 Cafe
- Breakfast House
- Fresh Start Cafe
- Simon’s Coffee House
- Bonjour French Café
- The Granary
- The Overton
- Eggstraordinary Cafe
- Maple Street Biscuit Company
- Sage Biscuit Cafe
- The Rosemary
- Green Zebra Cafe
- Breakfast at Victoria’s
- C’est La Vie
- Yoder’s Restaurant
- Blue Dolphin Cafe
- Brooklyn Bagels
- Serving Spoon
Station 400 (Sarasota)
400 N Lemon Ave, Sarasota, FL
Station 400 has the best breakfast in Sarasota. Nothing comes close. They’re consistent and use high quality fresh ingredients. The food presentation is excellent and every dish is full of flavor. They try to use locally sourced ingredients whenever they can.
What to get: Pancakes, Greek omelette, Mexican omelette and the best eggs Benedict in Sarasota
3900 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL
Millie’s is known for its “grandma’s house” atmosphere. It’s quaint, cozy, warm and homey. The food and service is excellent and the portions are generous.
What to get: Biscuits and gravy, Spanish quiche and Russian Blintzes
Sun Garden Cafe
210 Avenida Madera, Sarasota, FL
Sun Garden Cafe has a beautiful covered patio with excellent shade and a breezy atmosphere. They use fresh ingredients and everything it cooked to perfection. It’s definitely one of the best breakfast places in Sarasota.
What to get: Cajun eggs benedict, shrimp eggs benedict, sweet potato pancakes and avocado toast
Toasted Mango Cafe
430 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL
Toasted Mango Cafe is a super kid-friendly breakfast restaurant in Sarasota. They have generous portion sizes, great tasting smoothies and an excellent kids menu. You’ll love their unique signature mango butter with actual mango chunks. Service can be a bit slow sometimes.
What to get: Mango French toast, Sarasota omelette, fresh smoothies, English muffin with mango butter
Another Broken Egg Cafe
140 Avenida Messina, Siesta Key, FL
Another Broken Egg Cafe is a chain breakfast eatery with a covered outside patio. Well known for it’s consistency and signature coffee mugs.
They specialize in simple southern-inspired breakfast items that everybody craves. It’s a super cute restaurant with the best breakfast in Siesta Key.
What to get: Lobster and brie omelette, crab cake eggs benedict, beignets and Bloody Mary’s
Original Word of Mouth
6604 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL
Original Word of Mouth is one of the most popular breakfast places in Sarasota. It’s where the locals eat! It has a casual atmosphere with great food and excellent service.
Kids will get a giant box of crayons and a full size coloring book. It’s definitely one of the most kid-friendly breakfast restaurants, considering they even have sound panels on the walls.
What to get: Classic eggs benedict, country benedict, crab frittata and home fries
Buttermilk Handcrafted Food
5520 Palmer Blvd, Sarasota, FL
Buttermilk Handcrafted Food is one of Sarasota’s best breakfast spots. This trendy eatery offers mouth watering down-home cooking from scratch. The modern farmhouse decor is cozy yet hip.
We love walking in to the fresh smells of buttermilk biscuits, rich coffee, caramel smothered sweet rolls, and artisan bacon.
Beyond the bustling sound of plates clanking and people chatting, you’ll be lucky to find an open table during their peak morning hours. Their breakfast sandwiches are only $7-$8. That’s a pretty cheap breakfast!
What to get: Bacon, baked egg and sausage gravy biscuit sandwich and the avocado toast
1395 Main St, Sarasota, FL
First Watch is a trendy breakfast chain eatery. It’s clean, super modern and always consistent! The eclectic breakfast food items are excellent and the service is always fast and friendly. They use lots of organic ingredients and specialize in great tasting healthy breakfast food.
What to get: Avocado toast, million dollar bacon, breakfast tacos and pretty much anything.
6559 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL
Lovely Square has some of the best breakfast in Sarasota! It’s a small eclectic breakfast foodies paradise. You’ll find a peaceful atmosphere with modern designs.
Most of the breakfast dishes are Instagram-friendly since they absolutely rock at food presentation. They had the best eggs Benedict we ever tried.
What to get: Classic eggs benedict, shrimp and avocado benedict and the baguette sandwich (OMG good)
The Breakfast Company
7246 55th Ave E, Bradenton, FL
The Breakfast Company is a top rated breakfast restaurant that’s very popular among the locals. Once you walk past the unavoidable mouth watering baked goods, you’ll be seated at a comfortable table.
The inside is ultra modern and the staff is vey friendly. The food is meticulously prepared and will trigger all your taste buds. Even the ones that went missing in 2020.
What to get: Florida French toast, short rib eggs benedict, twisted eggs benedict, short rib omelette, cinnamon rolls and baked goods.
Keke’s Breakfast Cafe
3456 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL
Keke’s is another chain breakfast eatery. While they are slightly more expensive, you are getting excellent food presentation. They have great tasting food with excellent service and consistent food quality.
What to get: Florida pancakes, omelettes, caramel or raspberry stuffed French toast
115 S Tamiami Trail, Osprey, FL
Max’s Table is a modern breakfast joint you tend to see in big cities. It’s clean, inviting and newly renovated. It tends to be busy, lively and loud. They use high quality ingredients and everything is meticulously prepared.
What to get: Traditional eggs benedict, Salman eggs benedict, huevos rancheros, bagel and lox
4900 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL
Sunnyside is a cute breakfast diner that’s known for their eggs Benedicts and omelettes. It’s has a romantic outdoor patio with canvas umbrellas for shade. Service is a bit slow, so we would recommend ordering right away.
What to get: Sunnyside eggs benedict, sunnyside open face omelette and orange juice
Don’t order: Potato pancakes or the regular coffee
Postal 98 Cafe
1240 Yoder Ave, Sarasota, FL
Postal 98 Cafe is a hidden gem with the best breakfast in Sarasota! It’s small, super cute, modern and has lots of seating options. You can sit inside on bar-like stools or outside on their patio.
They specialize in mouth watering breakfast sandwiches. The eggs are cooked to perfection and the deli meats are thinly sliced. Nothing but positive vibes. It’s also one of our favorite Sarasota coffee shops.
What to get: Dave’s special, bacon, egg & cheese wrap and avocado mash
The Breakfast House
1817 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL
The Breakfast House is a super cute cottage with a beautiful back patio. The outside patio is brick paved with individual tiki hut umbrellas for shade. The inside is quaint, warm and welcoming. It’s one of the most well known downtown Sarasota breakfast restaurants.
What to get: Island pancakes and omelette with brie cheese
Don’t order: Shrimp and grits
Fresh Start Cafe (Sarasota)
630 S Orange Ave, Sarasota, FL
Fresh Start Cafe is among the best Sarasota breakfast restaurants for people who love frittatas. It’s a unique cafe with Israeli foods. They have a gorgeous outdoor patio with umbrellas under every table.
You’ll find frittatas, shakshuka, excellent breakfast sandwiches and bagels with lox.
Simon’s Coffee House
5900 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL
Simon’s Coffee House specializes in raw, vegetarian and vegan breakfast in Sarasota. It offers the most healthy, fresh and consistently delicious food options. They also have gluten free and diary free menu items.
You’ll find unique breakfast sandwiches and kombucha. They also have great coffee and baked goods.
Bonjour French Café
5214 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, FL
Bonjour French Cafe is one of the best breakfast restaurants in Siesta Key Village. It’s small, cozy and specializes in french cuisine. If you’re looking for a healthy quick bite to eat, this is a great place to try.
What to get: The breakfast crepes were out of this world. We also recommend the quiche lorraine, croque monsieur and croque madame.
2547 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Lakewood Ranch, FL
The Granary is a modern, hip and trendy breakfast restaurant. Locals swear it has the best breakfast in Sarasota. The food and service is excellent and the mimosas are awesome. If you love a good breakfast skillet, this place is for you.
What to get: Lobster eggs benedict, monte cristo sandwich, breakfast burrito and meat skillet.
1420 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota, FL
The Overton is a modern hipsters breakfast dream. Think organic eggs, avocado toast, coconut butter, beef tenderloin and skinny french fries. You’ll find unique dishes that you won’t see at other breakfast places in Sarasota. They also have one of the best coffee shops in Sarasota.
What to get: Egg sandwich with turkey sausage on a challah bun, steak and eggs and avocado toast.
3981 Cattlemen Rd, Sarasota, FL
Eggstraordinary Cafe is a simple eatery with popular breakfast dishes. They have great tasting omelette’s, eggs Benedict and creative fun pancakes. If you love biscuits with sausage gravy, this place is for you. Make sure to try their corned beff hash plate.
What to get: Veggie omelette, corned beef hash and eggs benedict
Maple Street Biscuit Company
8491 Cooper Creek Blvd # 107, University Park, FL
Maple Street Biscuit Company is a Southern inspired breakfast cafe. It’s super laid back and very family friendly. It has big city industrial vibes and screams modern.
You order at the counter and they call you when your food is ready. Tables are first come first serve. The food is excellent. The biscuits and gravy will have you coming back over and over again.
Sage Biscuit Cafe
1401 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL
Sage Biscuit Cafe is a clean, modern and simple breakfast eatery. It’s family owned and has very friendly staff. The food is fresh, delicious and very healthy. You’ll find lots of vegetarian and vegan options. It’s upbeat, lively and has a city feel.
What to get: Sage omelette, hunter’s skillet, crab cake eggs benedict, biscuits and gravy
411 N Orange Ave, Sarasota, FL
The Rosemary offers simple but delicious breakfast dishes. They have a beautiful outdoor brick paved patio right in the heart of downtown. They’re located in the Rosemary District, which tends to be fairly quiet.
What to get: Chicken fajitas omelette and seafood quiche.
Green Zebra Cafe
1377 Main St, Sarasota, FL
Green Zebra Cafe is one of the new breakfast places in Sarasota that opened in 2019. It’s fun, trendy, hip and practically screams energy. It’s a great place for healthy eating and good vibes.
The food presentation is excellent and everything tasted great. There are lots of Instagram-friendly spots inside the restaurant for those looking to share a good time.
What to get: Raw pancakes, vegan eggs benedict, acai bowl and avocado toast.
Breakfast at Victoria’s
4141 S Tamiami Trail Unit 10, Sarasota, FL
Breakfast at Victoria’s is a delightful family-friendly breakfast restaurant in Sarasota. It’s large, bright, loud and features fun decor.
The husband and wife owners Luigi and Eleanora treat all their guests like family. Together they have created a cozy spot to enjoy Italian-American dishes.
Whether you’re looking for the perfect eggs benedict or stacked avocado toast… they’ve got you covered. Make sure to try their special potatoes as a side, they’re grilled to perfection with onions and love.
C’est La Vie
1553 Main St, Sarasota, FL
J’adore manger… it means I love to eat. In the case of French eatery C’est La Vie, it’s true. We can not get enough of their bakery. This small downtown breakfast restaurant reminds us of a lovely cafe in France.
Tables are closely huddled together, servers bustling in and out of the kitchen hurriedly and light French music plays in the background.
Their breakfast is decent, but that’s not why you come here. C’est La Vie is the only place to get real, truly delicious baked goods. Everything from their croissants to their cakes and fresh fruit tarts is heavenly.
2117 Siesta Dr, Sarasota, FL 34239
Rendez-Vous is a French bakery with some of the best breakfast in Sarasota. You’ll find ham, egg and cheese croissants and great tasting omelettes. They also have authentic French baguettes, delicious almond croissants, pastries and other baked goods.
3434 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL
Yoder’s restaurant is among the most well known breakfast places in Sarasota. It’s an old-fashioned Amish eatery that specializes in hearty American comfort food. They serve a great breakfast with generous portions.
Blue Dolphin Cafe
470 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL
Blue Dolphin Cafe is a traditional breakfast diner with counter seating and many tables. They have great tasting omelettes and potatoes. If you’re looking for the best breakfast St. Armands Circle has to offer, give it a try.
While it is a no-frills dining experience, they do have great breakfast food.
Brooklyn Bagels & Deli
Brooklyn Bagels Sarasota specializes in New York style bagel sandwiches. If you’re wondering where locals eat breakfast, this is one of them. You’ll find over 16 bagel flavors, bialys and breakfast sandwiches. They have the best bagels in Sarasota by a long shot.
What to get: Taylor ham, egg and cheese sandwich or the bacon, egg and cheese sandwich. If you’re into smoked Salmon, try the Nova lox on an everything bagel with cream cheese and capers.
8635 S Tamiami Trail #4, Sarasota, FL
Skillets is a new breakfast eatery that opened in 2020. They’re known for their omelettes, pork sausages and biscuits and gravy.
1825 S Osprey Ave, Sarasota, FL
Serving Spoon is a traditional old-school no-frills breakfast eatery. You’ll find seating at the counter and many tables in the restaurant.
Best Breakfast in Sarasota (Map)
This is a map of the best breakfast in Sarasota based on your location. It’ll show you all the breakfast restaurants we talked about that are currently near you.
Breakfast on the Water (Sarasota)
By the way, if you’re looking to have breakfast on the water in Sarasota, we recommend Turtles On Little Sarasota Bay or Marina Jacks. Here’s the full list of waterfront restaurants in Sarasota in case you’re interested.