Breakfast is the most important meal of the day…even more important if your day involves beaching and drinking. Start your morning with a solid foundation that will fuel you through your sun-soaked afternoon. Many Cayman restaurants offer hearty breakfast menus at reasonable prices. From local diners to seaside hideaways, I’ve got you covered.
The Diner is a hidden gem tucked away in West Bay. (Between Heritage Kitchen and Alfresco). This cozy family restaurant showcases local ingredients with hearty comfort food plates; good for the soul and easy on the wallet. You’ll come for the menu options but stay for the warm hospitality and welcoming environment. I recommend: The omelette (personalized toppings…try it with local callaloo!)
Located on West Bay Road, opposite the Hampton Inn, Coconut’s Joe’s is known for their affordable, All-American breakfast. (Also their coconuts)! Though directly off the busy road, the restaurant feels tucked away, shaded by palm trees and umbrellas. It’s a rustic meets tropical breakfast oasis. One that is sure to satisfy your morning cravings. I recommend: Coconut French toast and coconut water (served out of the coconut) …what can I say, I like coconut!
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The most scenic breakfast spot on island, Cayman Cabana offers authentic Caribbean dishes right on Georgetown’s waterfront. The restaurant proudly supports Cayman’s local farmers and fisherman and their menu reflects that collaboration. I recommend the saltfish & ackee for a true island breakfast!
Bluestone Lane boasts a beautifully designed café space a block away from Georgetown waterfront. Their Australian-inspired menu features healthy favorites such as a the Avocado Smash, Good Grains Granola, and Buddha Bowl. It has an attractive city vibe and arguably, some of the most expertly crafted coffee drinks on island. I recommend: Breakfast Bowl – Tossed baby kale, heirloom tomatoes, feta, avocado, farro & a poached egg paired with a Flat White Coffee
So you want to eat breakfast from the comfort of AC, but also enjoy an ocean view? Say no more. Located on the second floor of Harbour Place in GT waterfront, Southwest Collective overlooks the port, offering expansive views of the Caribbean Sea. Not only is the atmosphere great, but the matcha smoothies are even better.
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Located in Georgetown center, Bread & Chocolate is a quirky little hole-in-the-wall bistro serving all day vegan breakfast as well as soups, salads, and sandwiches. Nestle into a cozy table or at the bistro bar and dig into a their namesake French toast stuffed with hazelnut butter and bananas. Portions are generous and the food is delicious! I recommend: Breakfast Plate – tofu scramble, hickory smoked tempeh, tomato, and house-made garlic aioli on a fresh baked sesame seed bun. Served with home fries and fresh fruit
Island Naturals makes a mean vegan chorizo. I would eat it every meal for the rest of my life. That being said, I highly recommend ordering the hearty breakfast wrap. It’s loaded with chorizo, potato, onion, tomato, jalapeño, spinach, and cashew cheese. Prepare for your mind to be blown. Additionally, they have great smoothies and açaí bowls, making them a well-rounded spot for a healthy morning meal.
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Hi, I’m Kate! I’m a Wisconsin native who traded her snow boots for flip-flops in May of 2020 when I packed my whole life into two suitcases and moved to the Cayman Islands with my partner, Bryan. I created Island Diaries as a way to document my island adventures and share about the Cayman lifestyle. A Midwest girl at heart, I bring a fresh perspective to Caribbean life, serving as a guide for locals and tourists alike on all things Cayman Islands. Whether you are local to Cayman, planning to visit, or just curious about island life, I invite you to explore Island Diaries and let this site guide you on your next island adventure!
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