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Best Breakfast in Marathon Florida

Best Breakfast in Marathon Florida

There is no better way to start the day than with a delicious breakfast. If you are on the hunt for the best breakfast in Marathon, you will have some great options.

There are plenty of great restaurants to enjoy a nutritious and tasty breakfast. You’ll find something to please your taste buds, from cafes to diners to restaurants.

If you are driving from Miami to Key West, you will find yourself driving right through Marathon! Why not stop and take a break and fill your stomach at the same time?

Marathon is a beautiful city located in the Florida Keys. It’s known for its stunning views, crystal clear waters, and, of course, delicious seafood. If you are looking for an affordable hotel option that is an easy drive to Key West, consider staying in Marathon. We stayed at this hotel.

If you’re looking for a great place to enjoy a hearty meal, here are some of the best breakfast restaurants in Marathon to check out.

breakfast plate at the Stuffed Pig in Marathon

1. The Stuffed Pig

The Stuffed Pig is our favorite place for breakfast in Marathon! Go early, though. They are very popular and always have a crowd waiting. We aim for 8 am (thank the two toddlers for that) and never have more than a 5-minute wait.

Looking for that local feel? The Stuffed Pig is the place for you. This Marathon breakfast staple is known for its home-cooked meals and friendly service. As they claim to be locals’ place for gossip, great food, and great service since 1984, you’re sure to feel like a part of the community when you eat here.

menu at Stuffed Pig Restaurant Marathon Florida and baby hand

Their breakfast menu has all your favorites and unique items you won’t find anywhere else, such as alligator tail for breakfast. If you’re feeling adventurous, give it a try! But if not, their eggs benedict are some of the best that I’ve ever had.

You will also find The Stuffed Pig on our best restaurants in Marathon article because we LOVE their food!

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  • 3520 Overseas Hwy, Marathon
Egg omelette breakfast restaurant

2. Stouts Restaurant

Stouts Restaurant has been a local favorite since 1964 and is known for its delicious sandwiches. But they also serve up some mean breakfast dishes. This classic diner feels like home with its cozy booths and vintage decor.

The menu has all of your breakfast staples like eggs, bacon, toast, and oatmeal. Try one of their breakfast sandwiches if you want the best of both worlds from Stouts. Between two pieces of toasted sourdough are eggs, cheese, and your choice of meat. It’s the perfect on-the-go meal to fuel your day.

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  • 8349 Overseas Hwy Marathon
eggs Benedict breakfast

3. Cracked Conch Cafe

A must-try restaurant in Marathon, the Cracked Conch Cafe is a local favorite. They’re open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and serve up some of the most delicious food in town. Its a great place to grab something to eat no matter what time of day.

If you’re looking for something unique, try the cracked conch eggs benedict. It’s a twist on the classic dish that you won’t be able to get enough of.

Their breakfast menu also features items like pancakes, french toast, and omelets. And everything is made fresh to order. So you know you’re getting a delicious and nutritious meal to start your day.

  • 4999 Overseas Hwy, Marathon

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best Cuban sandwich in Key West

4. Paradise Cuban Restaurant

Florida is so close to Cuba that its cuisine has made its way over, and you can find the real deal without having to travel to Cuba. It is definitely worth a try.

Paradise Cuban Restaurant is exactly as it sounds. A restaurant that feels like paradise with its long picnic tables outside serving some of the best Cuban food in the Florida Keys.

They offer all of the classic Cuban breakfast dishes like huevos rancheros and Cuban eggs. If you’re looking for something sweet, try their yummy senorita dessert. I a guilty of getting a Cuban sandwich whenever I can. See if they are serving them at breakfast!

The restaurant opens at 7 AM and serves some of the freshest juice around to get your day started. It is a simple beach shack that packs a mean punch with its flavorful dishes!

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  • 2603 Overseas Hwy, Marathon

5. Porky’s Bayside

Porky’s Bayside is one of the most popular breakfast places in Marathon. A cute little tiki diner with a large outdoor seating area with views of the water. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a slow morning and watch the boats go by.

Their menu has all of your favorite breakfast items like eggs, bacon, sausage, and pancakes. They also have some unique items like the breakfast burrito and the breakfast quesadilla. And if you’re feeling really hungry, try their famous Porky’s platter. It comes with eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, and home fries. So it’s sure to fill you up!

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  • 1410 Overseas Hwy MM47.5, Marathon
Bagel Sandwich St. Petersburg

6. Marathon Bagel Co.

Marathon Bagel Co. & Deli is the perfect place to grab a quick breakfast on the go. They have a wide selection of bagels, sandwiches, and pastries to choose from. They are considered the first authentic bagel shop in the Keys and are a huge hit!

Enjoy a bagel and lox with only the freshest fish, or try one of their breakfast sandwiches filled with cheese and eggs on your choice of 12 bagels. The owners have done a great job of gathering recipes from the best bagel companies in New York and New Jersey to ensure the authenticity of their bagels.

  • 11090 Overseas Hwy, Marathon
eggs pancake bacon hasbrown breakfast platter

7. 7 Mile Grill

The 7 Mile Grill has been operating since 1954 and continues to draw in new customers every year while maintaining its regulars. Open at 7 AM for breakfast. This should be your first stop in Marathon. The 7 Mile Bridge connects the Gulf side of Marathon to the Atlantic side, and this restaurant has a perfect view of it.

Choose from one of their extensive breakfast combos that come with eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, and home fries. Or go for something lighter, like their fruit and yogurt bowl. But no matter what you order, you’re sure to enjoy the view and the delicious food.

Along with their hearty breakfasts, they are also known to have the best key lime pie in the state, so you can enjoy a nice dessert with coffee or take some to go for later in the day.

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  • 1240 Overseas Highway, Marathon

8. La Nina Restaurant

La Nina Restaurant is a cozy little cafe that is perfect for a casual Cuban breakfast. This is my favorite place to enjoy a cup of coffee as it is freshly brewed and so flavorful. Their breakfast menu has all the Cuban classics you would expect, like croquetas, medianoche sandwiches, and tostones.

I highly recommend their breakfast platter, which comes with eggs, bacon, sausage, toast, and home fries. The service is always excellent, and the prices are very reasonable. If you’re looking for a delicious and affordable breakfast in Marathon, this is the place to go!

  • 1571 Overseas Hwy, Marathon

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9. Wooden Spoon

A quirky little diner with what seems like hundreds of wooden spoons on the wall, The Wooden Spoon is exactly what you would expect out of an American diner. They serve all of the classic breakfast dishes like pancakes, eggs, bacon, and sausage. But they also have some unique items on their menu, such as the blueberry ricotta pancakes and the shrimp and grits.

Watch your meal being made right behind the counter while enjoying a cup of coffee and chatting with locals. You can’t go wrong starting your day at the Wooden Spoon.

**On our last visit, the service wasn’t the best. I am hoping they get back to what they used to be. We will stop back in on our next trip and see if it has improved. If so, it’ll stay on the list. If not, I’ll remove it.

  • 7007 Overseas Hwy, Marathon

Where are your favorite restaurants for breakfast in Marathon?