Fuel Your Day at Fantastic Fort Myers Breakfast Spots

Breakfast is the foundation of your day. Just say no to mindlessly munching a stale, pre-packaged cereal bar behind the wheel of your car. While "time" does tend to dictate your morning schedule, many popular Fort Myers places can give you both speed and convenience, along with much better tasting options. And if you actually have time to sit down and enjoy a breakfast meeting or date, the options are numerous.

The Fort Myers area is home to breakfast establishments like Bennett's Fresh Roast, that not only provide a quick fix, but are also perfect for socializing and lingering over a second cup of robust coffee; Bennett's is roasted in house and it IS bottomless after all. Or perhaps a mimosa with a crab and brie omelette at the chic diner CRaVE is more your speed.

You might be surprised at some of the establishments that put out a great breakfast everyday, not just on the weekends. Breakfast is definitely a niche for many places. Let 10Best spare you the hassle of calling around to see who is serving. 

First Watch
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If you want healthful breakfast that is served all day, then First Watch is the place for you. This is one place where you can order cholesterol free eggs and egg whites as substitutes in any dish, and not face additional charges. You'll find...  Read More

Sunny's For Breakfast and Lunch
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This small breakfast diner opened for business in the hot summer of 2013, in a strip mall in South Fort Myers. Here you will find a tasty array of home cooked comfort foods, as well as the occasional gourmet creation. For the health conscious,...  Read More

McGregor Cafe
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What draws people most to this spot is the location. The McGregor Café is housed in an old home in the middle of an established neighborhood, full of old oak trees and other tropical vegetation. It sits right off of the locally famous McGregor...  Read More

Oasis Restaurant
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Offering breakfast seven days a week and all day long, the Oasis Restaurant in downtown Fort Myers has a little bit of everything to offer. The "hangover" omelet is a house specialty with Italian sausage and vegetables covered in melted cheese....  Read More

Heavenly Biscuit
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Set in an colorful, inviting cottage, this darling cafe dishes up affordable and delectable breakfast treats. Try the Heavenly Biscuit special; a homemade biscuit with bacon, egg and tomato. Be warned, it will be hard to resist the tray of...  Read More

Bennett's Fresh Roast
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Bennett's Fresh Roast has a bit of a cult following, off the beaten path in downtown Fort Myers. Owned by a longtime, local radio personality C. David Bennett, there is a constant parade of dignitaries, local celebrities, retirees, college...  Read More

Mermaid Garden Cafe
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You might find the location of this alluring caf� a bit odd--in an executive center--but the search is something that many discerning diners enjoy. You can't help but want to come inside once you walk by the Mermaid with its green and...  Read More

Sanibel Island
Lighthouse Café
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You don't have a view of Sanibel Lighthouse from the island's famous Lighthouse Caf� instead photos of lighthouses from around the globe cover every inch of the walls in this cozy space. Open for more than six decades, it's the friendly...  Read More

North Fort Myers


Just over the Caloosahatchee Bridge, across from downtown Fort Myers, you'll find the Go-Go Diner in a strip mall next to a Bingo Hall. The chef and owner is a Culinary Institute of America graduate who has made local headlines with his...  Read More



There are often lines on the weekend to get a table in this small, strip mall eatery. The gym, located a few doors down, does little to deter diners from indulging on breakfast specialties like French toast, pancakes, corned beef and biscuits...  Read More


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