Start your day in Chesapeake with a satisfying breakfast at any of the charming local eateries where morning favorites are served with a smile. From family-friendly settings to local gems, sweet specialists to coffee-obsessed cafes, you may have to fit in breakfast and brunch.
Slide into The Egg Bistro’s bright yellow dining room and sip your mimosa while checking out the rest of menu. Go for the house specialty, the Dig In, which tops homemade home fries with veggie scrambled eggs and cheddar. Or, if you’re craving something sweet, order the Cinnamon and Honey Cronuts and French-toast-battered cronuts will arrive on your plate topped with cinnamon and honey. Plus, The Egg Bistro is accommodating to dietary restrictions, so allergy sufferers can dig in, too.
Pop’s Diner has been serving locals and out-of-towners for more than 10 years. Stop by for one of Pop’s Combo Omelets, eggs with a choice of three savory additions; Apple Cinnamon French Toast; or a Country Fried Steak, smothered with sausage gravy. Best of all, kids under 10 eat free with purchase of an adult entree.
Need a cup of Joe to get you going? Stop by Gather Cafe for a caramel macchiato, frappe, or even a black and tan—cold brew and draft latte. This cozy coffee shop is a non-profit where all the profits go back into the community, and local and organic ingredients are used whenever possible, so you can feel good about coming here.
For those looking to feast first thing, Metro Diner is just the place. Try the Fried Chicken and Waffle, which includes half a fried chicken alongside a Belgian waffle topped with strawberry butter and Metro Diner’s signature sweet and spicy sauce. Guests in search of lighter fare can opt for avocado toast or oatmeal.
At Baker’s Crust, choose from unique menu items like Jamaican French Toast, the Mid-Atlantic Omelet, or risotto with crab, avocado, and butternut squash. Classics like eggs Benedict or buttermilk flapjacks are available too. No matter what you decide, you and your taste buds are sure to leave satisfied.
Start with Something Sweet
Amazing Glazed will let you top your cake donut with your choice of icings, toppings, and drizzles. Try icings like marshmallow and lemon, toppings like bacon and key lime, and drizzles like honey and caramel. Or, for a super decadent sweet, treat yourself to a donut ice cream sandwich.
In search of a warm, fresh-baked cream cheese danish or cinnamon roll? Bergey’s Breadbasket Bakery & More has your cravings covered, and they’ll even provide coffee to wash it down. Located on a farm filled with animals and activities, the whole family is sure to love this destination. Don’t forget to grab one of their homemade pies on the way out!
Born in North Carolina, Duck Donuts has been serving hot-out-the-oven treats to customers across the country for more than a decade. Choose from one of the fan favorites, like blueberry icing with blackberry drizzle, or create your own concoction from the list of dozens of options. What better way is there to start your day?