Nothing beats a hearty, all-American breakfast to start the day.
And Corpus Christi has so many delicious local restaurants that will cater to whatever you fancy – a light brunch, a classic American breakfast, or tacos.
In no particular order, we’ve compiled a list of the best breakfast spots in town.
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1800 S Alameda St.
This restaurant has served great food and nostalgic memories since 1940. From the classic American breakfast plates to the Texas waffles, you can get a variety of daily specials for under $ 10 that will fill you up and keep you happy.
Well deserved chocolate and bakery
1316 S Staples St.
Put yourself in the streets of Paris and enjoy a light breakfast on the go when you visit this chocolate and bakery shop in the central area of the city.
The menu consists of delicious pastries, croissants, French bread, handcrafted artisanal chocolates, coffee and matcha teas.
More:This Corpus Christi woman opened a French-inspired cafe in the central area of the city
Town & Country Cafe
4228 S Alameda St.
The Town & Country Cafe offers not only great service and a cozy dinner, but also a hearty, all-American breakfast. They have been popular with locals for decades.
Atomic omelette and grill
6313 Wooldridge Rd.
Are you looking for a place where breakfast is served all day? Atomic Omelette and Grill offers a wide variety of breakfast options such as The Big Tamale Omelet, Crabcake Benedict, Hawaiian Loco Moco, Hawaiian French Toast and the ability to make your own omelette.
900 N. Shoreline Blvd.
The glass pavilion is located on the second floor of the Omni Bayfront Hotel and offers affordable breakfast with great views of Corpus Christi Bay.
Hester’s Cafe & Coffee Bar
Hester’s “Griddle Toast”, Belgian Waffles, “Ella” Fitzgerald, “Duke” Ellington, Curlew, Monte Christi and Corpusborg are all dishes you need to know to enjoy a delicious, hearty breakfast on the city’s bay.
You can thank us later * wink. *
In the South Texas Art Museum, 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd .; 361-885-0151
Six Points, 1714 S. Alameda St .; 361-885-0558
Lamar Park, 3812 S. Alameda St .; 361-855-1892
5802 S Staples St.
Andy’s Kitchen offers more than just a good country-style breakfast, it offers a warm, inviting atmosphere that locals love to return to.
You should also definitely try their chicken and waffles.
Gates Donut Shop
4417 S Alameda St.
This drive-through / walk-in shop has graced Corpus Christi with its unique note for pastries such as maple bacon bars and fried chocolate pecan cinnamon rolls since 1939.
However, you can’t go wrong with a classic icing, chocolate, or a sprinkled donut to start your morning off.
JB’s German bakery and cafe
15137 S Padre Island Dr.
There is no other restaurant in Corpus Christi that serves an authentic German breakfast like this bakery and café.
BKK Thai cuisine + bar
3850 S Alameda St.
This is the perfect funday spot on Sunday.
The brunch takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and features live music on the terrace, cocktails and a Thai-inspired brunch menu, breakfast on a bun with pork, curry sausage and eggs, sizzling steak and eggs, and French Thai tea includes toast and more.
Sandi’s Diner Red, Hot and Blue
704 Ayers St.
This mom and pop eatery on Ayers Street is known for its classic American menu and retro vibe. We recommend Sandi’s waffle, which is topped with the fruit and powdered sugar of your choice.
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Chops & Eggs
5802 Yorktown Blvd.
From chicken and waffles to pork chop and eggs, this hash house caters for all of your country style breakfast needs all day.
Did we mention that everything is fresh and made to order?
More:In the end! Chops & Eggs has officially reopened its doors in Corpus Christi Southside
Macaws Seafood & Steaks
6917 S. Staples St.
Buffet brunch and $ 1 mimosas every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. What more do you need
The post office in Lamar Park
411 Doddridge St.
Looking for a great Sunday brunch spot? The Post offers chicken and waffles, eggs benedict, smoked salmon, and a variety of cocktails.
And if I were you, I’d call ahead to make a reservation. The restaurant offers brunch every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Eleanors coffee bar + market
4231 S Alameda St.
Enjoy your favorite cup of coffee with a light breakfast in this cozy, quiet coffee bar on Corpus Christi Bay.
Some yummy options include an avocado toast, cereal bowl, and chia pudding.
9618 Leopard St.
S&J Bakery has made a name for itself over the years for having some of the best kolachi and baked goods in town – a perfect stop to grab a box of pastries for the office break room. We recommend trying the chocolate crinkle cookies on your next visit.
If your looking for homemade Mexican dishes like Abuelita, you can find some of the best breakfast tacos and platos at the Taqueria Acapulco locations.
1133 Airline Rd .; 361-994-7274
5937 McArdle Rd .; 361-906-2720
6517 Weber Rd .; 361-723-1536
Nano’s Taco Run
4722 Holly Rd.
Every taco with its “special – secret – sauce”. Enough said.
3703 Morgan Ave.
This taqueria has made a name for itself over the years. Not just for their delicious tacos, but it was also one of Selena’s favorite restaurants on Corpus Christi – yes, this Selena.
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3700 Ayers St.
This Tex-Mex eatery on Ayers Street is known for its famous £ 4 breakfast taco challenge. If you’re not up for the challenge, just know their egg and nopalitos tacos are the real deal.
1220 Airline Rd.
If you’re looking for a healthy breakfast, or just a good old-fashioned American breakfast, 8TE has a variety of options to satisfy any weekend breakfast craving.
Shoreline Sandwich Co.
You may know this restaurant for its famous hot and cold sandwiches, but Shoreline Sandwich Co. has a hearty breakfast menu too.
From their turkey hash burrito to their breakfast-inspired torta, you’ll want to cross this sandwich shop off your breakfast bucket list.
500 N. Shoreline Blvd. Suite 108; 361-651-1345
600 Leopard St. Suite 106; 361-883-1633 or 361-883-1699
5350 S Staples St. Suite 111; 361-500-4912
Gordo’s American eats
4506 Baldwin Blvd.
Gordo’s American Eats is located in the city’s industrial area and offers a variety of American breakfast options like Bibeau’s famous breakfast on a bun, biscuits and gravy, tacos and French toast.
Did we mention they have a breakfast burger?
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