Best Breakfast on Anna Maria Island

It’s true what they say: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. What’s even more important than just having breakfast is what you eat and where you eat it.

Having breakfast in the right spot can set the mood for the entire day. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the best breakfast on Anna Maria Island for you to start every day off with a delicious meal near your Anna Maria Island vacation rental.

Anna Maria Island Beach Café

Located on Gulf Drive, this offers a fantastic Anna Maria Island breakfast on the beach. They serve up American-style food with a beautiful view. If it’s a nice day you can even choose to sit out on the breezy patio and relax while sipping your morning coffee and enjoying the ocean view.

This spot is a famous breakfast pick on Anna Maria Island because of its all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage. Other great options on the menu here include fresh omelets, waffles, French toast, and other egg plates. Breakfast is available at the Anna Maria Island Beach Café from 7:30 am. to noon.

The Donut Experiment

You’ll find this sugar haven on Pine Avenue on the north end of the island. It’s the best Anna Maria Island breakfast for anyone with a sweet tooth.

Open from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., there are tons of options for you to find the perfect donut. Choose your favorite donut, and then pick two of the toppings that you think will complement it best. The bonus? You can watch these hot, fresh donuts made right in front of your eyes.

Toppings include sprinkles, nuts, syrup drizzles, your favorite candies, plus any type of icing you could think of. There are also specialty donuts every day, featuring flavors like Key Lime, Sriracha, and more. This is a great stop if you are looking for a fun breakfast to kick off your morning on Anna Maria Island.

Ginny’s and Jane E’s Café

Not only is this café a fantastic spot for a bite to eat in the morning, but you can also do a little shopping afterward at the Coastal Store that’s connected to the restaurant. It’s a two-for-one deal: a tasty Anna Maria breakfast and great souvenir shopping.

There’s a bakery and café for you to grab something quick, but also a full breakfast menu to start your day off right. Choose from bagels, egg sandwiches, breakfast wraps, skillet breakfast plates, waffles, pancakes, and more.

The funky and unique interior will have you feeling motivated to explore the island after you are full and have had your morning cup of coffee. Make the Coastal Store your first stop for art, souvenirs, and fun knick-knacks. Breakfast is served daily at Ginny’s and Jane E’s Café from 7:30 a.m. to noon.

Plan Your Visit

It is time to plan your next family vacation to Anna Maria Island! We have a wide variety of Anna Maria Island rentals near these amazing breakfast restaurants. Save your spot on the beach!


Peach’s is located in Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island, and is another lovely choice for your island breakfast. Known for their fresh ingredients and vegetarian-friendly dishes, Peach’s is open every day for breakfast from 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

This place is awesome for anyone who is looking for an extra early start to his or her day. You’ll have the choice of breakfast basics like eggs and toast, plus omelets cooked to order, a vast array of benedicts, and local favorites like breakfast burritos and steak and eggs. There’s also fresh fruit, homemade granola, and other healthy and/or vegetarian options to pick out for your first meal of the day. Peach’s is one of the top Bradenton Beach breakfast restaurants.

If you haven’t found exactly what you’re craving for breakfast on this list, don’t worry. These are only some of the best Anna Maria breakfast spots on the island. Our staff loves breakfast just as much as you do, so they know all of the best restaurants and can point you in the right direction.