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After a long day and night at the beach in Port Aransas, the search for a filling, hot breakfast in the morning can leave you feeling ravenous and ready to indulge.

I recently asked my followers on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram to tell me their favorite, can’t-miss breakfast hotspots and the responses confirmed what I expected… Port Aransas has some clear winner restaurants that offer a wide variety of hot, fresh meals to get you going in the morning.

Here are the favorites for breakfast.

Top 5 Breakfast Spots in Port Aransas

  1. San Juan Taqueria
    410 Cut Off Rd., 361-749-6521
    Popular items on the menu include huevos rancheros, eggs Mexicana, huevos con chorizo, breakfast tacos and Migas.

    Taqueria San Juan in Port Aransas |
    via TripAdvisor
  2. Island Cafe
    301 S. Alister St., 361-749-6602
    Breakfast favorites include French toast, eggs and bacon with toast and hash browns.

    Island Cafe & Smokehouse in Port Aransas |
    via TripAdvisor
  3. Moby Dick’s Restaurant
    517 S. Alister St., 361-749-9447
    Top breakfast plates mentioned were blueberry pancakes, eggs and bacon with biscuits. It’s great for sit-down dining with a kid-friendly fun atmosphere.

    Moby Dick's in Port Aransas |
    via Moby Dick’s

    Moby Dick's Restaurant in Port Aransas |

  4. Beach Lodge
    2016 On the Beach Dr., 361-749-5713
    Popular dishes are the breakfast tacos, western omelette with hash browns, eggs and toast, taquito grande, biscuits with sausage gravy, cheese omelet with hash browns and biscuits, and of course, their mimosas.

    Beach Lodge in Port Aransas |
    via Tom T. on Yelp
  5. Cancun Mexican Restaurant
    1023 State Hwy. 361 at The Shops at Port A, 361-749-5596
    Great spot for breakfast tacos, Migas. This is a great location for large family groups, and they even have a quick drive-thru.Cancun Mexican Restaurant in Port Aransas |

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Other great breakfast spots that you won’t want to miss…

  • Head down to Coach’s Island Grill for breakfast to get the pancakes that “taste like birthday cake” in a quaint location with great service. Then come back for lunch for some delicious Philly cheese steak sandwiches. Delivery is available.
    717 Tarpon St., 361-332-9686
  • Venture out to Black Marlin Grill in Palmilla Beach on Sundays 8am-12pm for shrimp and grits with a poached egg, crab eggs benedict, or stuffed French toast with a beachside atmosphere.
    258 Snapdragon, 361-749-4653
  • And you certainly can’t miss the Donut Palace for the kolaches and of course, the variety of fresh doughnuts made daily. They only have a few small tables inside and picnic tables outside, so stop by early. The line may get long, but it moves fast.
    604 N. Alister St., 361-749-2110

RELATED: 5 Best Places to Grab Pizza in Port Aransas

So where do you go? Tell me your favorite place to grab a hot breakfast in the comments below.

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  1. My family had been going to port A for over 60 years it’s our second home, after Harvey my daughter and I went down to Dave’s camp and served and cooked for almost 3,000 workers and residents a day. Headed that way again on the 9th of Sept and will be staying at the palace across from Fins down by the ferry and I can’t wait👍


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