Best Brunch and Breakfast Restaurants on Marco Island

Looking for some great brunch while on vacation? There are plenty of amazing brunch spots to dine at on Marco Island. Whether you are looking for some fine dining establishments or something more low-key and family-friendly, there is something for you to satisfy your hunger near our Marco Island rentals.

Doreen’s Cup of Joe 

French toast stacked with bananas and blueberries

Doreen’s Cup of Joe is a fantastic brunch institution on Marco Island. Doreen’s is a unique, modern dining experience in Marco Island that quickly rose to popularity amongst locals and visitors alike. When coming to Doreen’s, it is recommended that people arrive before 11 a.m. or after 12:30 p.m. if they are looking to get a table with relative ease. When it comes to brunch, Doreen’s Cup of Joe has everything that you are looking for. If you are going to be coming to Doreen’s, strategize and plan the right time so you’re not waiting hours for a table! 

Their menu features everything from the classics to new spins on old favorites. Whether you are in the mood for the classics like bacon and eggs or something more sophisticated like their pumpkin cheesecake pancakes and cannoli stuffed French toast, they have you covered at Doreen’s Cup of Joe. Doreen’s strives to use only the freshest and healthiest local ingredients, so you are guaranteed to have a fantastic meal. The house-made sausage patties are a favorite among locals, or if you’re looking for something a bit healthier, there is a wide variety of house-made oatmeal.

Doreen’s Cup of Joe is located at 267 North Collier Boulevard. They are open daily from 7:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Breakfast skillet with eggs and a side of toast

Nene’s Kitchen

Nene’s Kitchen is also a great brunch option that has been in business since 2005. The Natale family came to Marco Island from Chicago in the hopes of providing affordable and delicious meals to the locals. More than 10 years later, we’d say they’re achieving their goal!

The family-style restaurant offers a lot of breakfast favorites at a fair price. Whether you are looking for sweet or savory food, Nene’s Kitchen has you covered. Local favorites include the crunchy French toast that comes with three thick slices of toast and their signature whipped butter and syrup. There are also Nene’s special potatoes, which are diced with onions, cheddar and mozzarella cheese, and sour cream. You can also sample from a wide selection of egg dishes, breakfast sandwiches, items from the “healthy corner,” and more.

Everything is moderately priced and tastes incredible!

Nene’s Kitchen is located at 297 North Collier Boulevard. They are open Monday through Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 7:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. 

Book Your Marco Island Vacation Rental

Looking for somewhere to stay on Marco Island? There are plenty of great options. With the help of Remax Affinity Plus Rentals, there are plenty of great places that you can stay on the island. Whether you are looking to stay by the beach, be central in town by all of the shops, or having a mix of both, Remax Affinity will have you covered for whatever you are looking for.