Best Breakfast 2020

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! 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 traditionalists... 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

International Caribbean


Located right on the George Town waterfront, Sharkeez serves an amazing breakfast! Not only do they serve the most popular American classics such as The Full Monty (eggs any style with bacon, sausages, Heinz Baked Beans, country style potatoes, mushrooms and toast), Eggs Benedict, French Toast, but they also serve a full Indian breakfast. Why not try their Masala Dosa which consists of thin and crispy rice lentil crêpes with spiced potatoes, sambhar and coconut chutney. Or try their Medu Vada (crispy fried lentil donuts, soft and gooey on the inside, accompanied with sambhar and coconut chutney).

PHONE: 769 7616 • Landmark Building, Harbour Drive, GT • Breakfast Hours: Daily 8am-11am

Gourmet Cafe

Water and the Elephant

Water & the Elephant is a family owned specialty coffee bar and café. 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, as well as delicious lunches including 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. A full catering service is also offered.

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 a fun day out on the water. 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. Conveniently located near the airport, it’s a great pitstop before catching a flight – they even offer a free shuttle service to and from the airport.

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

International Caribbean

Sunshine Grill

Dine like a local at the casual Sunshine Grill. Their award-winning food offered at an affordable price has made The Sunshine Grill a long-time Island favourite. Discover their delicious daily breakfast menu, with classics including famous pancakes, omelettes and freshly squeezed juices, as well as specials such as the SMB Breakfast Sandwich, the Sunshine Breakfast or Smoked Salmon Tacos. Relax with your morning coffee pool-side or in the screened open-air bar and café. This family-friendly setting also has a kids menu to ensure everyone is catered for.

PHONE: 946 5848 • Falls Plaza, SMB • Breakfast Hours: Daily 7am-10.45am