Where Can You Get the Best Breakfast in Panama City Beach?

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and Panama City has no shortage of restaurants and cafes serving your favorite breakfast foods.

Some of the best places to grab breakfast are just a short walk from our condos in Panama City Beach, FL. Fuel up for the day at one of these great restaurants.

First Watch – Breakfast Pointe Marketplace

avocado toast

Located on Panama City Beach Parkway, First Watch has an award-winning menu loaded with unique and classic breakfast dishes everyone will love.

First Watch has a wide selection of “egg-sclusive” dishes, omelets, frittatas, pancakes, waffles and more. Try The Traditional, which includes two cage-free eggs with your choice of bacon, chicken sausage, turkey sausage or smoked ham. The cafe also serves healthier fare, like avocado toast and steel cut oatmeal.

First Watch opens at 7am and closes at 2:30pm daily. This local favorite is just 4.4 miles from our Panama City Beach condos on Thomas Drive.

Fatty Patty’s Cakes & Café

french toast with strawberries

Fatty Patty’s Cakes & Café is located on Thomas Drive – just a short distance from our Panama City Beach condos. This café and bakery is open daily for breakfast and lunch. Get there early to beat the crowd.

A local favorite, Fatty Patty’s has a diverse breakfast menu with something to please everyone. Try their biscuits and sausage gravy, or their breakfast bagel loaded with eggs, bacon and roasted potatoes on the side. The Café Breakfast comes with meat, eggs, potatoes and a biscuit. Add a pancake to make it a filling breakfast.

The cinnamon roll French toast is a local favorite. An ala carte menu is also available with healthier fare, like oatmeal, fresh fruit, bakery muffins and plain eggs.

Andy’s Flour Power

egg skillet

Voted the best cafe and bakery in Panama City Beach, Andy’s Flour Power is also located right next door on Thomas Drive. 

Try the Café Skillet loaded with eggs, potatoes, onions, peppers, ham, tomato and melted cheddar cheese. Their Flour Power French toast is a favorite – thick country bread dipped in cinnamon and brown sugar batter then topped with fresh strawberries, toasted nuts and powdered sugar.

Andy’s also serves rolled omelets, which consist of three eggs cooked crepe thin. Each omelet is loaded with your choice of fillings, like ham and cheddar, bacon and cheddar, spinach and swiss, and more.

Weekend brunch specials are also available.

Andy’s is open daily from 7am-2pm (8am-2pm on Sunday). Breakfast is served all day, and lunch is served starting at 11am. On weekends, the restaurant serves brunch all day.

Jesse’s Place

breakfast crepe, eggs, and a coffee

A charming beach restaurant, Jesse’s Place is a small, family-owned restaurant that serves a variety of breakfast items. 

Try their Papa’s Breakfast, which includes two eggs, your choice of meat, your choice of a side (hash browns, grits, or fresh fruit) and two biscuits with sausage gravy. Their country fried steak is a hit, or try their omelets served with your choice of hash browns, grits or fresh fruit.

Jesse’s Place is open Tues-Sun from 8am-2pm.

Gypsea Crepes

crepe plate

Gypsea Crepes is on Thomas Drive, and as you may have guessed, they serve crepes. Gypsea’s breakfast crepes include Sunny Bacon and Sunny Ham, which is filled with either bacon or ham, eggs, cheddar, spinach, tomato and onion with your choice of mayo, salsa, sriracha or pesto. They also have a sweet and savory menu, which will satisfy your breakfast cravings.

On the savory side, try The Eddie, which is loaded with Brie cheese, ham, apple, lettuce, tomato, onion and honey mustard. The John John is another great breakfast option, with cheddar cheese, ham, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise. 

On their sweet crepes menu, the Thruster Fruits is loaded with your choice of three fruits and topped with fresh whipped cream, chocolate sauce and your choice of blueberry, banana, strawberry or raspberry.

Gypsea Crepes is open Tues-Sun from 9am-3pm.

Plan Your Trip

Our 3 Bedroom condos in Panama City Beach are conveniently located near these beloved restaurants. Give each one a try during your stay with us!


Pelican Walk Rentals
6905 Thomas Drive
Panama City Beach, FL 32408
(850) 234-8090