The Best Breakfasts on Miami's Upper East Side, Florida

Miami really comes alive at night, so youll need the perfect breakfast to get you up in the morning
Miami really comes alive at night, so you'll need the perfect breakfast to get you up in the morning | © JOHN KELLERMAN - Alamy Stock Photo
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Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Fortunately, Miami’s Upper East Side has a ton of fantastic restaurants that serve everything from pancakes and waffles, to vegan tofu scrambles and organic smoothies. Read our list to discover where to find the best breakfasts and brunches on Miami’s Upper East Side.

Organic Bites

Restaurant, Contemporary, Fusion

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This new Miami restaurant strives to help the people on the Upper East Side live a healthier, better life. Organic Bites serves solely fresh and organic food, including fruits, vegetables and eggs. Breakfast is served until 11:30am and features dishes such as banana and pecan pancakes with caramel, salmon and eggs, a fresh acai bowl, and yogurt parfaits with organic honey and homemade granola. Whether you want to fill up for the day or enjoy a light morning snack, Organic Bites has just thing for you. Keep an eye out for their organic juices, smoothies, and coffee.

Balans Restaurant & Bar

Restaurant, American

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One of the most popular restaurants in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Miami, Balans is a casual cafe that serves delicious food all day long. Though many people visit the restaurant for its happy hour specials, Balans actually serves a fantastic breakfast and brunch. For an early breakfast, feast on fluffy pancakes, French toast, eggs Benedict, and fresh fruit. There’s also a continental breakfast option, which includes oatmeal, house made granola, and bagels. For those that like to sleep in in the mornings, brunch at Balans is phenomenal. Dine on egg dishes like chorizo con papas, or indulge on sweet and savory crepes. The menu also includes fresh salads, sandwiches, and pasta dishes.

Jimmy’s Eastside Diner

Diner, American

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For many, breakfast isn’t just a time of day, but rather a kind of food to eat. Jimmy’s Eastside Diner brings both of these ideas together, by providing breakfast all day long. The menu includes all of your favorites, including eggs, hash browns, pancakes, waffles, and omelets. However, the combo platters are where Jimmy’s really shines. Almost all of the meals come with a surplus of sides, such as bacon, sausages, home fries, corned beef hash, and more. Pair your meal with a refreshing cup of orange or grapefruit juice, or try a rich cup of coffee. Jimmy’s also has a kids’ menu, which includes cereal, bagels, hot chocolate, and milk.

Blue Collar

Restaurant, American

Eggs benedict, scandinavian style - with avocado and poached salmon.
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This 70’s-styled restaurant serves the best of American comfort food, in a casual, down-to-earth atmosphere. Though the setting may be casual, the food is taken very seriously. In their words, their menu features ‘eggy stuff,’ ‘syrupy stuff,’ ‘sandwichy stuff,’ ‘salady stuff,’ and ‘othery stuff.’ No matter what you order, once you’re done, you’re stuffed! Try their delicious lemon ricotta pancakes, brioche French toast, smoked salmon eggs Benedict, pulled pork eggs Benedict, or veggie scramble. There’s also shrimp and grits, steak and eggs, breakfast sandwiches and burritos, and a surplus of sides and veggie items. Be on the lookout for daily specials and signature brunch cocktails.

The Daily Creative Food Co.

Cafe, Sandwich Shop, Restaurant, Cuban

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Extra! Extra! Read all about…the awesome menu items at this delicious restaurant cafe. The Daily Creative Food Co. brings the newspaper industry to life, and to Upper East Side Miami. And what goes perfectly with the morning paper? Only a hot cup of coffee and hearty breakfast. Order dishes such as a Cuban or Greek scramble, loaded home fries, classic pancakes, egg sandwiches, New York bagels, breakfast burritos and wraps, omelets, oatmeal, or fresh fruit. Pair your breakfast with a hot coffee drink, iced coffee, Cuban coffee, smoothie, lemonade, and more early morning drinks. Dining at The Daily Creative Food Co. is the best way to start your day.
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