Fill Up On the Most Important Meal of the Day at These Breakfast Joints in Miami

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Who doesn’t love breakfast? No matter the time of day, breakfast is always a go to option for a meal. It comes with a warm and inviting sense of comfort and makes us reflect on our childhood. There is nothing better than delicious comfort food -- and diving into a huge stack of pancakes with a coffee to go along. We know you love breakfast as much as we do, so we’ve put together a list of our six favorite breakfast and brunch destinations in Miami. After you’ve tried out their brunch, stop back for lunch, or maybe even dinner. 

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1. Cafe Bastille 

An All Day French Cafe Focused on Serving Brunch and Breakfast

Fresh berries on a waffle with eggs and bacon. Image courtesy of Yelp.

248 SE 1st St | Miami | cafebastilledowntown.com

Cafe Bastille is the product of a couple who have a mutual love of breakfast and brunch and met while living in Paris. They were working at the same hotel and realized their shared love of brunch foods, and the rest is history! As a couple, they decided to visit the best brunch spots they could find, which is precisely how Cafe Bastille was found. The original restaurant was created ten years ago by a French and Spanish couple, however -- it needed a new start. That’s exactly what the couple did when they brought their restaurant to Miami. 

They feature a few different menus, but since we’re here to talk about breakfast -- let’s focus on their all day brunch menu served from 8 am to 4 pm. They offer Parisian style dishes and classic breakfast items. You can find French croissants as well as open faced croissant sandwiches, crepes, and house made jam. These French staples can be paired with American classics like pancakes and eggs.

“Cute little french café in the heart of downtown Miami. It's a great brunch spot, we had the turkey, Brie cheese and avocado Benedict and it was so delicious and of course the Nutella stuffed French toast with caramelized bananas is a must try!!” - Yelp Review 

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2. Greenstreet Cafe 

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Joint That Has Been Operating for 30 Years

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3468 Main Hwy | Miami | greenstreetcafe.net

Greenstreet Cafe has been serving happy diners for the past 30 years, since 1990! They are dedicated to breakfast, lunch, and of course -- dinner. At Greenstreet Cafe, no matter the time of day, the philosophy is to serve the best food possible. They serve breakfast from 8 am to 2:45 pm and offer a mix of delectable breakfast favorites and morning cocktails to start the day. They also use fresh squeezed orange juice and offer an extensive coffee selection from nitro cold brew to espresso drinks. 

On their breakfast menu, you will find comfort food classics like french toast, pancakes, omelettes, and eggs served with toast and potatoes. They also offer a continental breakfast. Last, but not least let’s dive into breakfast cocktails -- bloody mary’s, sangria, mimosas, and an espresso martini among a long list of others to choose from.

“We stopped in for breakfast and thought it was a hot spot! Lots of people coming and going which was a good sign. We ordered omelettes which were great! I loved the toast. It was amazing.” - Yelp Review 

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3. Jimmy’s Eastside Diner

Simple, Old School Diner Serving Breakfast Favorites

Corned beef hash, eggs, and grits. Image courtesy of Yelp.

7201 Biscayne Blvd | Miami |

The sign outside of Jimmy’s Eastside Diner reads -- your friendly neighborhood eatery. Jimmy’s is your classic old fashioned diner with leather booths and a counter to sit at, it brings back all of our retro memories. A nostalgic trip down memory lane calls for all day breakfast. One of the best things about this spot is the cheap, yet greasy and delicious breakfast everyone is looking to eat. 

The menu is as classic as it comes from eggs, omelettes and frittatas, pancakes, waffles, and french toast to the breakfast deals. The deals are what have guests raving -- if you’re up for the challenge try their breakfast option of two eggs, three pancakes, three pieces of bacon or sausage, and orange juice! A huge meal to kickstart the day is better than no meal. 

“My favorite spot in South Florida for breakfast and brunch, whether it's dine in or takeout. It's one of the places I always bring friends or family when they're in town visiting. There's a reason Jimmy's is so popular -- it's really good.” - Yelp Review 

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4. Atlantis Cafe

Cuban Breakfast and Lunch Spot in Downtown Miami 

Sweet plantain omelette. Image courtesy of Yelp.

12 NW 1st St | Miami | atlantis-cafe.com

Atlantis cafe is family owned and operated by a mother and son duo. They have been up and running since 2006 and are found in the center of downtown Miami. They create and offer real, homemade Cuban food that is cooked daily and served as the specials. The cafe is small, but delicious, and is recommended for a good bite, breakfast, lunch, and coffee. Love and care go into their food, and their service, where they want everyone to come and enjoy a meal together. 

They offer breakfast specials, breakfast sandwiches, and omelettes. All of their sandwiches are served on fresh Cuban bread! The breakfast items also come with Cuban coffee, cafe con leche, or hot chocolate. If you’re looking for a good breakfast with a Cuban twist -- try this place out! 

“Great breakfast in downtown Miami! Amazing quality, prices and portions! Super friendly workers and a good variety of menu items. We wish they were open on the weekends! The top favorite item we ordered was the Atlantis Omelette Sandwich.” - Yelp Review 

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5. Morgan’s Restaurant 

American Breakfast Classics Served With Modern Twists

Fried chicken and waffle sandwich. Image courtesy of Yelp.

28 NE 29th St | Miami | themorgansrestaurant.com

Morgan’s Restaurant is by the community and for the community -- their fresh, Florida native ingredients are grown by the community and then served to them! Their food is made from scratch using fresh, local ingredients. When you go to Morgans, they ask for anxieties to be eliminated so guests can enjoy the good company. 

They offer a signature brunch served until 5 pm as well as a weekend brunch -- and the options are endless. They serve you favorite breakfast classics as well as more specialized items like vegan french toast! They also offer creative twists on classics, like chocolate dipped waffles and fresh carrot juice. Whether you are a carnivore or plant based eater -- there is something delicious on the menu for all types, and then some!

“Only one word to describe this place: WONDERFUL! The outside seating is so cute and the food here in INCREDIBLE!! Came here off a friends recommendation and I am SO thankful I did. By far the best meal I had in Miami!!!” - Yelp Review 

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6. MIAM Cafe 

Artsy, Industrial European Style Cafe With a Fresh and Homemade Menu

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2750 NW 3rd Ave | Miami | miamcafe.com

An interesting name for a restaurant -- miam is the French equivalent to “yum” and is used to express pleasure when eating. MIAM Cafe is something extraordinary, from the outside facade of the building to the simple, yet fresh and homemade menu. They offer a made-to-order menu that is created from organic, locally sourced ingredients. Their motto -- fresh, simple, and natural! 

On their brunch menu, you will find a few varieties of avocado toast, a lengthy selection of organic egg options prepared multiple ways, and sweet breakfast offerings like french toast, granola, and even a tropical chia jar. If you are looking for a healthy, wholesome brunch destination -- satisfy your craving with the pure and natural cooking from MIAM.

“This is a small industrial type cafe located in Wynwood that serves up some delicious food. If I lived in the area I would probably be here all the time just for their Miamchiato. That's their take on a macchiato but with chocolate syrup, and it tastes DELICIOUS!” - Yelp Review 

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, afterall and should not be skipped! Sometimes getting breakfast in during a busy morning can be difficult, but not with these delicious options. Whether you’re looking for a greasy, delicious breakfast, or something on the lighter side made with fresh, natural ingredients -- you will find your perfect breakfast on this list.

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