Best Breakfast 2019

Call us old fashioned, but we still believe that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Whether you prefer your omelettes with egg whites or your ackee with a side of callaloo, Cayman goes big when it comes to breakfast... and there is nothing old fashion about your every whim being catered to either! In fact, foodies of the gluten-free or vegan variety need not settle on (just) a bowl of oatmeal; some of Cayman’s best restaurants are not only scrambling up tofu but also forgoing the carb-coma inducing breakfast menus of the past for leaner and cleaner fare. And yes breakfast traditionalist... we also believe a syrupy, buttery stack of pancakes is still on trend... There’s no shame in a carb-lovers ‘occasional’ game!

Contemporary Caribbean


Cimboco’s Daily Breakfast and Weekend Brunch are true to the “Caribbean Home-Cooked Meal”. Made fresh in front of your very eyes, Cimboco tantalises all your senses as though you are at the chef’s table - it's a great way to start your day. Their chef’s pride is displayed in each and every dish, from the '5 for $5 dollar Special' served Monday to Friday 7.30am to 11am (except holidays), to their weekend holiday brunch from 7am to 3pm. The range of breakfast dishes will appeal to any family member's appetite. Whether you choose to dine inside the restaurant or on the patio, sipping Cimboco’s 'Cimbosa', Cimboco will treat you to a truly relaxing Island dining experience. Conveniently located steps from SMB.

PHONE: 947 2782 • Marquee Plaza, SMB • Hours: Weekdays from 7.30am, Weekend Brunch 7am-3pm

Vegan Bistro

Bread and Chocolate

Bread and Chocolate in the heart of George Town serves delicious planet-friendly vegan breakfast, that is prepared responsibly from scratch. Local produce is featured whenever possible. Try their hearty Breakfast Plate featuring tofu scramble served with garlic sauteed seasonal greens, or their Toast and Avocado Plate with a side of grilled plantain and fresh local fruit. For a sweeter start to the day, order their namesake dish: the Bread and Chocolate, for freshly made French toast dipped in coconut and tahini batter and stuffed with chocolate hazelnut butter, bananas and strawberries.

PHONE: 946 6239 or 945 3586 • 3 Dr Roy's Drive, George Town • Hours: Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and public holidays

Gourmet Cafe

Water and the Elephant

Water and the Elephant is a family owned specialty coffee bar and cafe. Their skilled baristas utilise a variety of brew techniques to showcase beans from Brooklyn based, small batch roaster, Toby's Estate Coffee. But they're not just about the coffee, their carefully curated pastry and food programme features a rotating selection of scratch made pastries, made-to-order sandwiches, fresh creative salad and grain bowls, and soups. As things slow down on the weekend, customers can look forward to their all-day brunch menu, featuring breakfast favourites such as avocado toast, freshly made breakfast sandwiches and more! Enjoy your meal inside their bright and airy dining room or outside on the breezy patio.

PHONE: 946 0906 • 115B Printers Way, Cayman Technology Centre, George Town • Hours: Mon-Fri 7am-4pm, Sat 8am-4pm

Breakfast in Paradise

Anchor & Den

Enjoy breakfast in paradise at Anchor & Den. The Anchor Lounge has a convenient Grab & Go area featuring delicious “Coffee House Style” premium coffee, freshly-crafted juices and wholesome crêpes made to order until 11am, as well as homemade pastries and muffins baked from scratch everyday by their in-house Pastry Chef. At the Den, they have their popular American breakfast buffet featuring hot and cold breakfast offerings, including their signature omelette station plus so much more. There are so many delicious ways to kick start your day in paradise! Breakfast at Anchor & Den: 6am –11am.

PHONE: 949 0088 • Marriott Beach Resort, SMB • Breakfast Daily 6am-11am

Gourmet Casual

George Town Yacht Club

George Town Yacht Club (GTYC), located right on the waterfront at The Barcadere Marina, is a bright and airy spot to have breakfast before you head out for a busy day or that day out on the water. Conveniently located near the airport, it is also a great pitstop before catching a flight. Their extensive menu includes Eggs Benedict, Steak and Eggs, Blueberry Pancakes, Breakfast Pizzas and Burritos, local Ackee and Saltfish, and their special GTYC Sunrise Sandwich, to name a few.

PHONE: 947 4892 • The Barcadere Marina, GT • Breakfast Saturday and Sunday Only, 8.30-11am

Urban Diner

The Waterfront Urban Diner

The Waterfront Urban Diner serves your favourite American Diner classics with a twist. Located on the waterfront crescent in the town centre of Camana Bay, this designer chic eatery gives early risers the option to enjoy an eclectic, à la carte menu that is sure to tempt even the most discerning taste buds. Serving breakfast from Monday to Friday, 8am until 11am and weekends from 8am until 12pm, they're always ready to deliver, whether you’re in the mood for a classic breakfast or feel like a delicious creation. The housemade cinnamon buns are to die for!

PHONE: 640 0002 • Camana Bay, SMB • Breakfast Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-11am, Sat-Sun 8am-12pm