4 ‘Local Secret’ Breakfast Spots in Myrtle Beach

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day — it helps get your morning started and can set the pace for how your whole day goes. When vacationing at Ocean Reef Resort, you will have the option of eating a delightful breakfast if you visit Cafe` du Port right on site. However, if you head off for the day and realize you forgot to eat breakfast be sure to try some of the great breakfast spots around town.

You are on vacation — so treat yourself, try something new, and be sure to get a quality meal that will please your taste buds as soon as you sink your teeth into the first bite! Myrtle Beach has breakfast gems hidden all around town, and we have the scoop on four that will be sure to please.

  1. Akel’s Family Restaurant: This family-run pancake house has long been a staple on the Myrtle Beach breakfast scene. Serving its signature pancakes, waffles and other breakfast favorites since 1975, Akel’s is open daily for breakfast and lunch. Guests should expect nothing but the best breakfast and to be treated like part of the family, so stop in for breakfast before you hit the sand, or sleep in and visit for a nice late-morning brunch!
  2. Johnny D’s Waffles and Bakery: This New York-based waffle house and bakery decided to hop out of the city and come down south to Myrtle Beach! Known for its wonderful waffles and excellent pastries, Johnny D’s is one of the highest-rated breakfast spots around town. The staff is committed to serving up fresh food that is prepared every morning by recent Myrtle Beach Chef of the Year winner Jamie Saunders. Whether you are in the mood for one of the restaurant’s crazy waffle combinations or just an egg sunny side up with a side of bacon, this place has got you covered. Come on in, and you’ll be sure to be saying “Yum” after your first bite!
  3. Uncle John’s Family Restaurant: If you (or anyone in your family) has a hard time choosing what to order from a menu and always wish you could sample everything, Uncle John’s is the place for you. The restaurant features an extensive breakfast buffet, so you can sample every delicious breakfast item they have to offer, from pancakes and waffles, to eggs and bacon, to sandwiches and wraps — all for a very reasonable price. If you have a large party coming along, this place is very accommodating with a large seating area and outside dining for those beautiful beach mornings. Don’t start your morning with hard contemplations on eggs or pancakes — put your mind at ease and get everything you crave at this great family place!
  4. Pier House Restaurant: Instead of looking at walls covered with pictures of the beach, why not visit this beachfront restaurant and watch the Atlantic waves crash onto the shore? Located at the 2nd Avenue Pier, this restaurant not only features spectacular views from its spacious dining room, but it offers spectacular breakfast food to get your day started as well!

Make the most of your morning and vacation at Ocean Reef Resort by trying something new for breakfast. With all of these great options to choose from, you are bound to get a great breakfast and a new experience that’s definitively Myrtle Beach!