They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Yet not everyone feels like cooking first thing in the morning. Fortunately, you don’t have to settle for a boring bowl of cereal at home. Cape Cod is home to a number of restaurants that serve a variety of breakfast delights. If you’re living in one of the over 55 communities on Cape Cod and want somewhere close and delicious to start the day, here are some of the top choices.
If you’re craving pancakes, Moonakis Café in Falmouth has earned rave reviews from loyal patrons. Among the pancake flavors on offer, there’s something to tempt you year round. Spring and summer seem the perfect time for the delicious lemon pancakes, while cooler temperatures are the perfect time for the cranberry and pecan pancakes. Of course, you can eat any flavor you prefer throughout the year, along with an extensive menu that includes much more than just pancakes. The corned beef hash is another must-have on their menu, and it’s all served with a smile.
Red Cottage in South Dennis is ideal when one person wants a healthy breakfast and the other craves something more rich and decadent. Everyone will be happy with Red Cottage’s extensive menu. For those not counting their calories, there’s cinnamon French toast, cottage fries, and dishes of potatoes, onions, peppers, and mushrooms with rich hollandaise sauce. For the more health conscious, there are equally satisfying dishes including egg-white omelets with mushrooms, spinach, and low-fat cheese.
If breakfast is going to have to last you a while, head to Keltic Kitchen in Yarmouth for a hearty breakfast. True to their Celtic name, they offer a delicious Irish breakfast that includes eggs, sausages, ham, beans, mushrooms and tomatoes. They also offer more traditional fare such as omelets and pancakes. All are served in hearty portions from friendly waitstaff.
When you head to Jack’s Outback II in Yarmouthport, the scent of their freshly baked bread and muffins will have your mouth watering. Baked on site, these goodies go perfectly with their menu that features great food at great prices. To top it all off, there’s a warm, welcoming atmosphere, and even a friendly golden retriever.
If you’ve recently moved into one of the over 55 communities on Cape Cod and want somewhere special for breakfast, don’t miss Gourmet Brunch in Hyannis. The menu is already extensive, and with a bit of imagination, you can create a nearly infinite variety of breakfast options to feed your cravings. From the Brunch Supreme to the East Indian Cinnamon French Toast, you’ll be glad you chose Gourmet Brunch.