Enjoy the Most Important Meal of the Day at These Greenville Breakfast Restaurants

Groggy and bleary-eyed, you can hardly be expected to pore over the tons of options for breakfast in Greenville and make a decision.  Those types of choices are not meant to be made when you're not only hungry, but still in the process of waking up.

If you find yourself unsure of where to head for a solid breakfast that will leave you bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, we've put together a list that will simplify it for you.  Covering restaurants where you'll enjoy a long, leisurely breakfast to places that'll have you in and out in a hurry, you have plenty of options that will fit your needs.

You'll also find a variety of foods included in this list, from donuts and pastries to hearty, Southern meals consisting of biscuits, gravy, bacon and eggs.  And don't worry, you'll find that all-important cup of coffee at each of these fine establishments as well.



This Greenville landmark sports an uncluttered exterior and a nondescript decor, but having breakfast at Stax's is a local tradition. Recognized for the warmth of the staff, many of whom have worked there for ages, and the hearty, down-home...  Read More



This friendly, casual cafe has an upscale vibe while it stays down-to-earth in its appeal. You're able to enjoy a great breakfast of scrambled eggs, crepes, Benedicts, pancakes, muffins or omelets, enlivened with fresh herbs and other tasty...  Read More



Part of a regional chain based in Asheville, N.C., Tupelo Honey Cafe has called Greenville home since June 2013. The cuisine is Southern at heart, to the tune of gigantic sweet potato pancakes and apple cider pork belly hash. The menu offers...  Read More



Coach House has been serving Simpsonville for over 20 years. It's practically a landmark in this suburban community located just outside of Greenville. With a large menu, covering breakfast, lunch and dinner, it's worth a drive to experience...  Read More



You might recognize Eggs Up Grill, as they have locations scattered throughout the Southeast. Yet, each time you come into Eggs Up, it feels like its own unique place. The wait staff will treat you like a regular, radiating a friendliness and...  Read More



Sully's Steamers in downtown Greenville has a monopoly on the steamed bagel sandwich, and that's okay because they have perfected it. With a creative menu, chock-full of local references and intriguing options, this is a place you'll want to...  Read More



The Donut Experiment is a Florida import that Greenville is so happy to have. The only donut shop of its kind in the Upstate, its inventive approach and scrumptious donuts will have you returning again and again. As soon as you enter the...  Read More



As the name implies, Swamp Rabbit Cafe & Grocery is just off the Swamp Rabbit Trail, making it a convenient stop for cyclists, as well as a great place to kick off your day. Before heading out on your bicycle, nip into the cafe for a yummy...  Read More



Near the end of the Swamp Rabbit Trail in Travelers Rest, you'll find a delightful creperie and coffeehouse called Tandem. Unlike many other restaurants in the Greenville area, Tandem's main focus is on crepes, with only a few other items on...  Read More



Does it get any more Southern than this? If gravy practically runs through your veins, Biscuit Head is the place for you. Traditional biscuits and gravy are on the menu, but the gravy choices go far beyond what your grandmother used to make. ...  Read More


Meet Maggie Tuten Tyner

Maggie wasn't born in Greenville, S.C., but she was certainly raised here, having called this her home for the last 20+ years.  She even graduated from local Furman University and went to work...  More About Maggie

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