They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so really – who are we to disagree? And after eating at all of these truly scrumptious restaurants, we might even want to start eating our favorite meal of the day for lunch and dinner too.
For well made recipes with quality ingredients and lofty serving sizes, you gotta’ check out these 10 breakfast restaurants on The Kenai, Alaska’s Playground that are sure to blow your taste buds out of the water. Note: These are listed in no particular order, because you know – we love them all equally!
1 – The Smoke Shack in Seward. Eat delicious American style cuisine in an old rail road car. You’ll have to squeeze into this tiny little spot, but the delicious food and fantastic service makes it all worth while. Visitors rave about the French toast, eggs and bacon.
2 – Duncan House Diner in Homer is where everyone in town will tell you to go if you only have one day to eat breakfast in the “Halibut Fishing Capital of the World.” This iconic breakfast spot has been loved by locals and any visitor that ever steps food inside it’s doors since 2002. Some breakfast favorites include the Hearty Homesteader, High Tide and the packed omelets.
3 – Tito’s Discovery Café in Hope is truly a hidden gem in this tiny quaint town. Visitors rave about the reindeer sausage, eggs, hash browns and the mouth watering pies. Only here will you realize that sometimes it is just A-OKAY to have a slice of pie for dessert after breakfast.
4 – Rocky’s Café in Kasilof is one of the most hoppin’ joints in the summer time. Stop by and enjoy eggs and bacon, biscuits and gravy or how about some bacon chocolate chip pancakes before heading out for a day of fishing. Visitors also love the log cabin feel and the beautiful local themed paintings and stain glass adornments inside.
5 – The Duck Inn located conveniently off of K-Beach road in Soldotna is a local hot spot that visitors are as equally attracted to. A clean and comfortable environment with ample seating makes this place welcoming to parties of all sizes. And then you have the food; huge serving sizes, quality ingredients and most importantly – consistently excellent meals. It’s always a win-win!
6 – Louie’s Restaurant in Kenai has been around for over 30 years. The rustic and Alaskan atmosphere truly offers one of the most beloved spots for locals to get great food, every time. Known for their large serving sizes, consistently mouth-watering food and friendly service – Louie’s is where you go for a taste of what the locals love.
7 – Gwin’s Lodge in Cooper Landing is one of those places that have a way of making you instantly feel like you’re at home. The friendly service and the log cabin adornments are charming, warm and perfectly Alaskan. Load up on a hearty eggs, bacon and hash browns breakfast before jamming out to the Kenai River for a day of fishing or floating down the rapids.
8 – The Restaurant at Porterhouse Grill in Sterling is newly opened and quickly winning the hearts of anyone who walks through the doors. Locals can’t get enough of the country breakfast, omelets, pancakes and delicious French toast. This is the perfect place to stop before heading out for a day of fishing on the Kenai River.
9 – The Chart Room at Land’s End Resort in Homer offers a renowned chef serving hearty, home-style breakfast options as well as one of the most spectacular views in all of Alaska. Visitors here can’t get enough of all the healthy and hearty omelet options, the vanilla run French toast and the pacific hash.
10 – The Anchor River Inn in Anchor Point is way more than just a place to rest your head at night. For those coming down to fish for steelhead or king salmon on the Anchor River or maybe going out on the salt to fish for halibut out of Deep Creek – you must start your day at this delicious diner. Favorites include the Fresh toast, cinnamon rolls, eggs, bacon and hash browns. YUM!