There's nothing like a delicious, filling breakfast to start your day off right. So whether you like a light fruit breakfast or want to go all out with bacon and eggs, you'll find a Monterey breakfast restaurant to satisfy your hunger.
Monterey's Best Breakfast Restaurants
Monterey knows how to serve an amazing breakfast. Several of Monterey's best breakfast places have been featured on Guy Fieri's Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives.
Monterey's breakfast restaurants include restaurants with ocean views. Several offer outdoor dining as well as indoor tables. Breakfast menus feature standby favorites, as well as vegan and gluten-free options.
Wave Street Cafe
Wave Street Cafe is right on the waterfront and offers beautiful ocean views. Visitors can choose from indoor or outdoor seating for breakfast, brunch, or lunch.
Popular breakfast items include the breakfast quesadilla, crab cake eggs Benedict, and the Denver omelet.
The Espresso & Coffee Bar will perk visitors right up. Choose from Fresh Roast Coffee, Oregon Chai, or a Chocolate Mocha with Ghiradelli chocolate. In addition to the delicious menu items, guests enjoy Wave Street Cafe's excellent service.
The Wild Plum Cafe
The Wild Plum Cafe is focused on fresh, organic, and sustainable cuisine. The cafe works with local farmers and food artists to bring California's best to the table.
You can taste the difference between the cafe's locally sourced produce and local organic coffee. Meat-lovers, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options are served.
The cafe features cozy indoor seating or outdoor patio seating. Popular items include Sunrise Tacos, Basil Frittata, and The Savory Stack.
Rosine's is constantly voted Moneterey's Best Breakfast by Monterey Herald readers. In addition, the restaurant has been featured on Guy Fieri's Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives.
Menu items include various eggs Benedict options, including the Salmon Florentine Benedict and the Veggie Benedict. Try Eggceptional Eggs, Outrageous Omelettes, or Hometown Favorites.
Rosine's features excellent service and large portions. Locals and visitors alike keep coming back for more.
LouLou's Griddle In The Middle Old Monterey Cafe
This adventurous diner is right on the pier and is known for its delicious flavors.
LouLou's Griddle in the Middle knows how to serve an excellent breakfast. Try their menu omelets or create your own. The Wharf Wrap is a local's favorite and features potatoes, pico, cheese, and scrambled eggs in a flour tortilla.
Try the Crab Cakes & Eggs or Squiddle & Eggs. To test the famous griddle, check out the HubCap Griddle Cake.
LouLou's has also been featured on Guy Fieri's Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives.
Old Monterey Cafe
Old Monterey Cafe is family-owned and cooks every meal to order. This is a local's breakfast favorite, and there's often a line out the door for seating.
Their extensive breakfast menu includes Egg-Cellent Eggs, Fluffy Rolled Omelettes, Traditional Scramblers, Benedicts, Belgian Waffles, French Toast, and Pancakes. They also offer Healthy Choice options.
Try local favorites such as Papas Abuelo or Huevos Rancheros.
Enjoy the Best of Monterey
Several of Monterey's breakfast restaurants have been featured on Guy Fieri's Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives, and Monterey is no stranger to the screen. Several famous TV shows have featured Monterey as their background.
The Emmy Award-winning HBO show Big Little Lies is a popular TV show filmed in Monterey CA. With mouth-watering breakfasts and stunning scenery, it's no wonder film crews are drawn to beautiful Monterey. So, choose a different breakfast place for each day of your stay and enjoy the best of Monterey.