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Rise and Dine: Gilbert's Must-Try Breakfast Spots

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and luckily Gilbert has a variety of charming breakfast spots that can help cater to any early-morning cravings. Whether you’re jonesing for a good ol’ pancake stack or omelet filled with toppings galore, there are plenty of delicious morning meals to satisfy the whole family at these local favorites.

For cozy vibes and farmhouse feels check out the Gilbert House and Farmhouse Restaurant. Both are locally owned and provide plenty of food options for both kids and adults. For those on the go opt for a quick and easy breakfast at local fast-casual joint, Morning Kick. It has a vast menu full of early morning delights and coffee beverages to ensure you start your day off right. Another Broken Egg Cafe is a casual chain with only one Arizona location in Gilbert. It has a ton of menu items as well as a full bar for those that need a little liquid courage to start the day.

The breakfast scene in Gilbert is special because the city has small-town vibes but big-city food options fit for those who want to experience the latest food trends and those who’d prefer classic dishes at a charming mom-and-pop spot. Whether you’re getting brunch with your girl gang after a night out on the town or you want to skip the morning stress of cooking breakfast and cleaning up by treating the family to a morning bite, Gilbert’s AM foodie scene has it all.

The Gilbert House

The Gilbert House Restaurant located in the heart of Gilbert has been a local staple for 18 years. The family-owned restaurant serves diner-style breakfast and lunch including omelets, pancakes, french toast, sandwiches, burgers and more. This little breakfast house has a charming farmhouse feel with vintage decor, a gorgeous patio and classic dishes that are sure to make everyone feel comfy and cozy. Come for the delicious apple pancakes or Sante Fe omelet made with the freshest ingredients and stay for the warm and inviting vibes.

Morning Kick

If you’re the type of person to be up and at ‘em in the morning and prefer more casual and easy-going vibes Morning Kick is for you. Morning Kick Breakfast and Espresso is a to-go restaurant and food truck offering breakfast burritos and other Mexican-inspired snacks. It has burrito bowls, breakfast sandwiches, tater tot nachos, keto bowls, tacos and more. It also has a variety of coffee and energy drinks to help that morning buzz kick in. This casual breakfast joint has some dine-in seating and its food truck can be found at the Downtown Gilbert Farmer’s Market every Saturday.


The Farmhouse Restaurant

This local gem located in Downtown Gilbert has been in business since 1989 and at the current location for 15 years. The quaint and endearing Farmhouse Restaurant is serving up classic American fare like pancakes, omelets, scrambles, cinnamon rolls and more. It’s run by a mother-daughter duo, Sylvia and Milli, adding to the charm and family-centered atmosphere. For delicious food and a delightful atmosphere, The Farmhouse is the perfect spot for a morning date or breakfast with the family.

Another Broken Egg Cafe

Another Broken Egg Cafe is a casual breakfast destination providing fun and trendy vibes for the whole family. It has unique menu options like the Mardi Gras omelet, shrimp benedict, cookie dough waffles, cinnamon roll french toast and more. It’s also stocked with a full bar and plenty of brunch cocktails and spiked coffees. It offers to-go cocktails and carry-out meals, free wifi and a pet-friendly patio, ensuring that everyone can have a good experience at home or at the cafe.

  • Photo by: Gilbert House
  • Photo by: Gilbert House
  • Photo by: Gilbert House