Uncover the breakfast hot spots of Port Aransas!

 When visiting Port Aransas, there is no shortage of breakfast hot spots that are sure to leave you coming back for more. With amazing locally owned restaurants you can't find anywhere else, get ready for your taste buds to ride some radical waves of flavor.

For those who need to get a caffeine fix in the mornings, there are two local favorites, Barefoot Beans and Coffee Waves, that are sure to have exactly what the doctor ordered to get your morning started. With options ranging from coffee to tea and a little of everything in between, grab a breakfast sandwich and muffin starting at 7 a.m. at Coffee Waves or a kolache and nitro brew tea as early as 6 a.m. at Barefoot Beans.

Looking for a healthy breakfast to fuel your day on the beach? Port A has that too! Island Market is a locally-owned shop that is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The market sells breakfast that is made with natural and fresh whole-food ingredients, and you can taste the difference! Enjoy a massive mouth-watering smoothie bowl with real fruit and granola on top or maybe a freshly made avocado toast. Head over to Island Cafe opening at 8 a.m. or Coach’s Island Grill opening at 7 a.m. and find a classic home-style breakfast that never disappoints. From savory biscuits and gravy to fluffy French toast, you can find all your favorites and maybe even a few new favorites to add to your list.

A new breakfast spot that offers an elevated twist on a familiar menu is 1886 Bar, serving breakfast Thursday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Get a taste of the good life when you order rib-eye and eggs, smoked salmon on avocado toast, or build your own omelet with shrimp, boudin, spinach, Monterey jack, and so much more. 1886 Bar also offers a wide range of sweets and other breakfast necessities such as Nutella croissants. They even have cereal with milk! Grab one of their delicious cappuccinos, caramel lattes, or espresso, and pick out a flavorful item from their menu, maybe even two, to start your day the right way. 

For those who enjoy a Sunday brunch, you’re in luck. Starting at 10 a.m. Tortuga’s Saltwater Grill and Black Marlin Bar & Grill offer a delectable array of brunch options. At Black Marlin Bar & Grill, discover a Bloody Mary bar with toppings and snack options to enjoy. Their large menu has everything from a southern Sunday funday chicken to a coastal crab benedict. At Tortuga’s Saltwater Grill, you can get a plate, French toast, or handheld sandwich to start your day. They also offer coffee and cocktails to indulge in with your meal. 


Port Aransas has a little bit of everything all found on one island. Whether you’re a coffee for breakfast type, are health conscious, or a brunch goer you will be delighted to uncover all the delicious options in this beach town.