Your Guide to the Best Breakfast on Kiawah Island

Your Guide to the Best Breakfast on Kiawah Island

September 14, 2022

Categories: Lifestyle, The Island

Eat Like a Local: 5 Breakfast Spots on Kiawah Island

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? Lucky for you, Kiawah Island is home to some of the best breakfast spots in the Lowcountry. When you think of a traditional Southern breakfast, chicken and waffles or biscuits and gravy probably come to mind — and on Kiawah Island, you’ll get that and more! 

There are plenty of breakfast restaurants on Kiawah Island that offer a range of flavorful Lowcountry cuisine. Continue reading to discover where you should stop for a coffee and bite to eat next time you visit beautiful Kiawah Island!

The Top 5 Breakfast Restaurants on Kiawah Island 

Whether you’re looking to start your day early, or enjoy a leisurely brunch, you are sure to find the perfect spot on Kiawah Island! Below are our top recommendations to enjoy breakfast on the Island. 

Related: The Best Casual Restaurants Around Kiawah Island

1. Jasmine Porch 

Jasmine Porch at The Sanctuary should be your go-to place for a genuine Lowcountry breakfast. This unique establishment is a favorite among Kiawah Island locals. Some stand-out breakfast menu items include shrimp and grits, Southern style pancakes, and caramel apple french toast. However, if you can’t choose just one option, Jasmine Porch offers a Lowcountry breakfast buffet where you can enjoy an extensive array of South Carolina breakfast traditions. 

Divine cuisine paired with an unmatched atmosphere really makes this restaurant stand out among Kiawah residents. It’s the perfect place to grab a delicious breakfast and take in the opulent ocean views from the dining room. If you’re in the area, don’t miss out on an authentic Jasmine Porch breakfast!

2. Café Eugenia

Café Eugenia, named after the most iconic street on Kiawah Island, has an ever-evolving menu of innovative culinary cuisine. Located at Freshfields Village and home to locally sourced food and eclectic meals made fresh daily, Café Eugenia simply cannot be beat. They provide their customers with a grab-and-go cafe and gourmet market, as well as indoor and outdoor seating to really soak in the gorgeous weather and views of the Lowcountry.

Some of their unbeatable made- to-order breakfast items include colorful sandwiches, quiche, avocado and feta toast, and house made biscuits. Making this one-of-a-kind establishment the perfect place to grab a quick bite to eat before you venture off to enjoy all that Kiawah Island has to offer. 

Learn More: How to Spend a Day at Freshfields Village 

3. Java Java

Java Java is also located in Freshfields Village, and is a quaint and charming breakfast destination. Home to locally sourced coffee beans, as well as homemade pastries, sandwiches, and a plethora of classic breakfast options, it’s your one-stop-shop for all things Lowcountry cuisine. 

A picture perfect place to enjoy a tasty meal and fresh cup of coffee, paired with a relaxed and inviting atmosphere makes Java Java worth a visit. All in all, if you are looking to unwind and enjoy a fresh and flavorful breakfast, look no further than Java Java!

4. The Station Deli

Another fantastic option for breakfast on Kiawah Island is The Station Deli. Located in the ever-so-popular Freshfields Village, The Station Deli’s menu features breakfast items, such as burritos and sandwiches, as well as traditional Southern sides like grits with cheese and biscuits and gravy. 

On top of serving delicious breakfast, The Station Deli also serves Kiawah Island residents as a convenience store and environmentally friendly car wash — providing you with everything you need and more! Needless to say, you should definitely consider sinking your teeth into a flavorful entree at The Station Deli! 

5. Sunrise Bistro

Last but certainly not least, Sunrise Bistro is a must-experience restaurant. Home to simple cooking and comfort food made with care, Sunrise Bistro provides a laid-back atmosphere for its guests to enjoy. Featuring a menu of open faced omelet, shrimp and grits, fried chicken and waffles, and more, this place has it all! Not to mention they offer a self-serve coffee bar with a wide array of flavors to choose from.

If you’re looking for a breakfast on Kiawah Island that will have something delicious for everyone in your party to enjoy, Sunrise Bistro has you covered. You are sure to leave well-fed and ready to enjoy your day on breathtaking Kiawah Island!

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