The best places to get breakfast in and around Cape Girardeau

Pancakes, biscuits and gravy, omelets, or just bacon and eggs.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!
Whether you're visiting or have lived in the area for years, we've come up with a list of great places to grab breakfast while you're in the Cape Girardeau area.

Minglewood Brewery

Minglewood Brewery in downtown Cape Girardeau may be best known for their delicious pizza. But they’re now serving brunch on Sundays!

The menu features breakfast pizzas, slinger bowls, buttermilk biscuit plates, sandwiches, a gourmet cinnamon roll, and a Belgian waffle sundae.

And, if morning cocktails are your thing, they’ve got everything from breakfast beers to cocktails to bloody marys.

Hours of Operation:

  • Sunday: 9 AM – 1 PM



Delicious coffee, tasty meals, and a place where everyone belongs. That’s what STA is all about. And they live up to their motto: eat. drink. belong.

Hours of Operation:

  • Sunday: CLOSED
  • Monday-Saturday: 7 AM – 3 PM

Phone: (573) 803-2272


Sands Pancake House

You can get breakfast all day at Sands Pancake House. The menu features breakfast favorites like pancakes, waffles, omelets, scrambles, and various platters filled with all your favorites. And, if you’re watching your carbs, the Carb Watcher platter is what you’ll want!

Hours of Operation

  • Sunday-Saturday from 5 AM – 2 PM

Phone Number: (573) 335-0420


The Pie Bird Cafe

If you want a good old fashioned plate of bacon, eggs, and toast, The Pie Bird Cafe is the place for you! Some claim The Pie Bird serves up the best bacon in the region!

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday: 5:45 AM – 2:00 PM (Breakfast until 11 AM; Lunch from 11 AM – 2 PM)
  • Saturday-Sunday: 5:45 AM – 11 AM (Breakfast only)

Phone: (573) 243-4788


Gatherings Catering

If you’re looking for somewhere to brunch on Sunday, Gatherings Catering is what you’re looking for! They’re serving up tasty items like chicken tenders & waffle sticks, “chicken fried bacon,” Shrimp & Grits, create your own omelets and cinnamon swirl pancakes. You can also get a ribeye steak and eggs or a French Dip sandwich. There’s something for everyone! Although not required, reservations are always greatly appreciated. To reserve your place, call (573) 334-0801. Gatherings Catering is located at Rusted Route Farms in Jackson.

Hours of Operation:

  • Sunday: 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Phone: (573) 334-0801


Gabriel's Food + Wine

Gabriel’s Food + Wine offers a very unique Sunday brunch menu. They offer dishes like Oysters and Prosecco, Steak and Egg bagel, and lobster! If you want to really treat yourself, spend your Sunday at Gabriel’s Food + Wine.

Hours of Operation: *brunch hours

  • Sunday: 10 AM – 2 PM

Phone: (573) 803-2449


Hickory House

The delicious homemade breakfasts at Hickory House will keep you coming back for more! They even make their own sausage from scratch. If you’re in the mood for some home cooked comfort food done the right way, come on down to Hickory House!

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: CLOSED
  • Tuesday-Thursday: 6 AM – 8 PM
  • Friday-Saturday: 6 AM – 9 PM
  • Sunday: 6 AM – 3 PM

*Breakfast served until 11 a.m.

Phone: (573) 204-3590


The Pie Safe Bakery & Cafe

Pancakes, Farm Fresh Eggs, Homemade Bread toasted with fresh jams are served at The Pie Safe Bakery & Cafe.

Hours of Operation

  • Wednesday-Saturday: 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM

Phone: (573) 833-6743


Berghoffs Cafe

Eggs served your way with your choice of ham, sausage, or bacon, 3-egg omelets, scrambles, specialty pancakes, French toast, biscuits and gravy…Berghoffs Cafe has it all! And, if you want breakfast for dinner, you can certainly have it! Breakfast is served all day.

Hours of Operation:

  • Sunday-Thursday: 5 AM – 2 PM
  • Friday-Saturday: 5 AM – 8 PM

Phone: (573)264-2221


Sandy's Place Restaurant

If you’re looking for breakfast with a view, Sandy’s Place is where you want to be! Enjoy bacon eggs and toast or Country Fried Steak and eggs while you watch planes land and take off outside.

Hours of Operation:

  • Sunday: 10:30 AM until 3 PM
  • Monday: CLOSED
  • Tuesday-Thursday: 8 AM – 3 PM
  • Friday: 8 AM – 9 PM
  • Saturday: 11 AM – 7 PM

Phone: (573) 334-0800


Baristas Coffee Bar

If you want breakfast with a side of specialty coffee, this is the place for you! You can enjoy items like buttermilk beignets, avocado toast, and quice at Baristas Coffee Bar. Breakfast is served until 2 PM.

Hours of Operation:

  • Sunday-Saturday: 7 AM – 5 PM

Phone: (573) 388-7777

The best part of eating out for breakfast is getting to try something you might not make for yourself.
And we're all about supporting local businesses!
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