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Crab cakes eggs benedict with potatoes and berries.

The Best Breakfast in Hilton Head: Top 6 Restaurants

Going out for breakfast is a vacation tradition! When you visit Hilton Head, SC, you will find a variety of wonderful restaurants where you can start your day with a delicious meal. To help you make the most of your next getaway, we have put together a guide to six restaurants that offer the best breakfast in Hilton Head.

1. Palmetto Bay Sunrise Cafe

A trip to Palmetto Bay Sunrise Cafe never disappoints! This hugely popular restaurant serves mouthwatering breakfast plates all day long. We’re big fans of the banana rum pancakes, which are enormous and come with your choice of bacon or sausage. Another unique dish is the crab cake eggs benedict, a Low Country twist on an old favorite. Offering both indoor and outdoor seating, the Sunrise Cafe is an idyllic place to spend a morning.

2. Java Burrito Co.A tasty breakfast burrito.

Java Burrito Co. is Hilton Head’s only combined Mexican grill and coffee bar. Opened in 2013, this restaurant has quickly built a loyal following for its one-of-a-kind breakfast burrito bar. Featuring your choice of eggs, potatoes, chicken, steak, pork, local fish, bacon, queso, and even more ingredients, these burritos are a can’t-miss part of any vacation. Guests will also enjoy gourmet coffee made with locally roasted beans and organic milk.

3. Kenny B’s French Quarter Cafe

Kenny B’s French Quarter Cafe brings a little slice of The Big Easy to Hilton Head! Visitors will find all of their New Orleans favorites in a fun and casual setting. Some of the most popular breakfast items at Kenny B’s include the authentic beignets, breakfast po’ boy sandwich, Cajun andouille sausage, and the French Quarter cinnamon french toast. Kenny B’s serves breakfast Tuesday through Saturday and offers an incredible brunch buffet on Sunday.

French toast with raspberries and honey.4. Watusi

Watusi is another strong contender for the title of “best breakfast in Hilton Head”. Considered something of a hidden gem, Watusi always impresses guests with its scratch-made breakfast fare. Highlights of the restaurant’s menu include the potato pancake eggs benedict, breakfast sandwiches, cinnamon vanilla french toast, and the two egg scramblers. Watusi also prides itself on its Batdorf & Bronson coffee and delicious homemade smoothies.

5. Gruby’s New York Deli

Gruby’s is an authentic New York deli that makes one mean breakfast! Guests will find a number of Empire State classics, including Kaiser roll breakfast sandwiches, lox and bagels, corned beef or pastrami omelets, and potato pancakes. The portions at Gruby’s are very generous, so be sure to come hungry!

6. Southern Coney & BreakfastPancakes, bacon, eggs, and fruit.

Southern Coney & Breakfast may be small, but this charming little restaurant serves some of the most delicious food in town. Southern Coney’s signature dish is the “Kitchen Sink”, which includes fried chicken, eggs, cheddar cheese, bacon, sausage gravy, tater tots, a biscuit, and coffee. Featuring fast service and reasonable prices, there is a lot to love at Southern Coney.

When you stay with Hilton Head Properties Realty & Rentals, you will be minutes away from the best breakfast in Hilton Head. With everything from 1 bedroom properties to 7 bedroom properties, we are guaranteed to have the perfect accommodations for your getaway. To start planning your escape, browse our complete selection of Hilton Head vacation rentals!