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

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

Finns Barista Bar and Snack Shack

Finns Barista Bar and Snack Shack is a must-visit during your Panama City Beach vacation. Not only is it only a 3-minute drive or 7-minute walk from our Panama City Beach condos on Thomas Drive, but it offers amazing breakfast options. Their motto is to keep things simple and fresh. You won’t find a fryer or microwave here! Finns Barista Bar offers a breakfast burrito, taco, hash, and much more! They even have a pancake taco that has two pancakes topped with eggs & a side of syrup. If you are trying to stay on the healthier side, they offer delicious smoothie bowls as well.

Finns Barista Bar and Snack Shack is open from 8 am – 3 pm every day, except on Mondays when they are closed.

Fatty Patty’s Cakes & Café

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.

breakfast skillet

Andy’s Flour Power

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

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!

Jesse’s Place

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 8 am-2 pm.

Gypsea Crepes

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 9 am-3 pm.


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6905 Thomas Drive
Panama City Beach, FL 32408
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