As they say, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Even on Island time! Catalina Island has a variety of restaurants that will fuel you in the morning for your day of adventure. The restaurants range from a quick, easy meal to brunch and mimosas with your group.
Quick & Convenient
Stroll the beaches of Avalon while munching on a quick, easy breakfast. From acai bowls to baked goodies, Catalina Island has endless options that are delicious and convenient for travelers. Grab a pick me up drink and your favorite breakfast item from the list of restaurants below to enjoy a peaceful morning admiring Avalon Bay.
- Café Metropole: Avocado Toast with a fresh pressed juice
- Lloyd’s: Muffin with a cup of coffee
- Island Donuts: A themed donut depending on the season
- Catalina Coffee & Cookie Co.: Build your own breakfast sandwich or burrito
- Bistro at the Atwater: South of the Border Bagel Sandwich
- Catalina Island Brew House: Egg and Cheese Croissant with a cup of tea
Mom & Pop
Waking up in the morning to the smell of pancakes and bacon was a core memory growing up. Original Jack’s Country Kitchen will cook up a homestyle meal to bring back those nostalgic moments. With a diner-like ambiance, you’ll feel like you are having breakfast right at home.
Breakfast burritos are always a fan favorite for breakfast lovers. Pete’s Plaza Café is known for their delicious breakfast burritos with the choice of bacon, ham, or sausage. With their all-outdoor restaurant, you are sure to have a serene morning with your meal.
Brunch & Mimosas
Cheers to the beginning of your Catalina Island getaway with brunch and mimosas! Indulge in a foxy flight from The Naughty Fox or bottomless mimosas from Topside by NDMK. Each restaurant serves up unique breakfast meals that will satisfy your morning cravings. Make sure to be seated outside so you can take in the views of the water.
Classic Mexican Breakfast
In the mood for a classic Mexican style breakfast? Catalina Island has the perfect restaurants for you. Mi Casita and Coyote Joe’s serve up authentic Mexican style plates, such as chilaquiles and huevos rancheros. Their many breakfast meals will fill you up for your Island getaway.
Everyone loves a classic breakfast of eggs and hashbrowns, or for the sweet tooths, pancakes and waffles! Below are three must-try restaurants to feed your appetite for a traditional breakfast. Each restaurant has their own signature twist on favored breakfast plates.
- El Galleon: The Captain Scramble – Everything but the kitchen sink
- M Restaurant: Chicken Fried Chicken
- Pancake Cottage: Any of their Egg Benedicts (aka Bennies)