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
- 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.
- Island Cafe
301 S. Alister St., 361-749-6602
Breakfast favorites include French toast, eggs and bacon with toast and hash browns.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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