Picture this: You’re on vacation in sunny Gulf Shores, AL. You sleep in and wake up to a view of the ocean. There’s no better way to start each day of your trip than with a Southern, home-cooked meal by the beach. These six spots for Gulf Shores brunch are guaranteed to make your mouth water! After you’ve planned where you’ll eat, browse our outstanding Gulf Shores home rentals and get ready to book your beach vacation today!
The Top 6 Places for Gulf Shores Brunch
Brunch is always a good idea, no matter what time of year you visit Gulf Shores! Be sure to enjoy a delicious meal at one of these six restaurants on your next vacation.
1. Brick & Spoon
Brick & Spoon, voted one of the top 10 breakfasts in the United States by Travel + Leisure, offers a variety of flavorful brunch selections. There are only three Brick & Spoon locations, and we’re so grateful that one of them is here in Orange Beach. Their extensive menu includes delicious dishes such as Bananas Foster French Toast, Breakfast Tacos, and Eggs Benedict. If you’re looking to add an extra punch to your brunch, try their create-your-own Bloody Mary! It’s the perfect addition to a Gulf Shores girls getaway brunch.
2. The Ruby Slipper Cafe
Another Southern chain, the award-winning Ruby Slipper Cafe specializes in New Orleans-inspired brunch fare. The Chicken St. Charles Egg Benedict and Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes are just a couple of their fan favorite items. Check out their full brunch menu to see more cocktails, sweet selections, and specialty dishes. The Ruby Slipper opens at 7 a.m. every morning, so it’s the perfect option for early birds!
3. Cobalt the Restaurant
Cobalt isn’t your typical brunch place, but its fresh seafood dishes and other culinary creations have put it on the map. Every Sunday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Cobalt opens its doors for a single-ticket buffet brunch. Enjoy classics like casseroles, salads, omelets, desserts, a carving station, and more!
Browse their menu and get ready to join them for brunch on Perdido Beach Boulevard this weekend!
4. Hazel’s Nook
This retro, hole-in-the-wall restaurant serves great food every morning at their breakfast buffet. Join the buffet line, which includes an omelet bar and fruit station, or order off of the breakfast menu, which features Country Smoked Ham, pancakes, and sandwiches. Hazel’s Nook is centrally located along Gulf Shores Parkway, making it a fantastic starting point for your day.
5. Kitty’s Kafe
Locals and visitors alike love the warm, friendly atmosphere at Kitty’s Kafe. Experience genuine Southern hospitality and indulge in delicious breakfast fare at this cozy diner. Sample comfort food like biscuits and gravy or dig into a plate of fluffy pancakes. Want to know the best part? Breakfast is served all day at Kitty’s!
Plan the Perfect Getaway With Harris Properties
Start every day with a delicious Gulf Shores brunch before heading off on a coastal adventure! A Harris Properties vacation rental is the perfect home base for your trip to the Gulf Coast. Book The Bee’s Knees for your next family reunion, friends getaway, or summer vacation. This four bedroom, four bathroom home in the heart of peaceful Fort Morgan has everything you need to feel at home. Watch the waves crash over the sand from your living room and enjoy easy access to the beach and community pool. This rental unit also comes with incredible amenities such as complimentary kayak rentals, beach chairs, and bikes.