They say ‘breakfast is the most important meal of the day’, and Newfoundlanders love a hearty breakfast. The irony is that there are very few great places to get breakfast in Western Newfoundland. That’s why we created this post!
The best places for breakfast listed below are a blend of cafes, restaurants, and B&B’s where you can get a locally roasted coffee, a healthy wrap or a special treat.
Cape Angille Lighthouse Inn - Cape Anguille
At Cape Anguille Inn, you can experience the captivating charm of a restored century-old light-keeper's home nestled in a picturesque corner of Western Newfoundland. This enchanting abode allows you to relish a delightful breakfast, while basking in the serenity of the surrounding landscape.
Imagine waking up to the sights and sounds of the Atlantic Ocean, as its waves weave an ever-changing tapestry against the peaceful backdrop of meadows and hills. You can even catch a glimpse of horses and sheep grazing and wandering the vibrant countryside.
Owing to its location amid one of the province's most fertile farming regions, Cape Anguille Inn takes immense pride in offering guests a wholesome meal with the freshest ingredients available each day. The innkeepers continuously experiment with innovative recipes that showcase the richness of local wild berries, bringing a unique and scrumptious touch to your dining experience. Embark on a culinary adventure at Cape Anguille Inn and discover the harmony of history, nature, and indulgence as you immerse yourself in this extraordinary getaway.
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Harbour Grounds Cafe - Corner Brook
Harbour Grounds Cafe located in Corner Brook, Newfoundland is the spot we go to get the best coffee in the city. Grab a breakfast panini or bagel and savour it while you enjoy harbour views of Humber Arm Fjord. The cafe offers a range of breakfast options including the southwest breakfast sandwich, bagels with cream cheese, fresh muffins and scones as well as sweeter items like banana bread and cinnamon buns.
In addition to the food, many customers also appreciate the cafe's commitment to supporting local businesses and the community. The cafe sources many of its ingredients from local suppliers and regularly hosts events to showcase local talent and art.
With its delicious food, warm and friendly atmosphere, and commitment to supporting the local community, Harbour Grounds Cafe is a great place to enjoy a pre-hike bite or catch up with friends over coffee.
Brewed Awakening Cafe - Corner Brook
Brewed on Bernard Cafe in Corner Brook is a must-visit destination for anyone who appreciates a retro vibe, fresh coffee, and delicious breakfast options.
One of the standout features of Brewed on Bernard Cafe is that they have their own roastery, which means that all their coffee is freshly roasted on-site. Coffee lovers are in for a treat, as the cafe offers a range of coffee options, including pour-over, drip coffee, and espresso-based drinks.
The cafe's breakfast sandwiches and wraps are highly recommended, with many customers raving about the spicy sauce that adds a kick of flavor to every bite. Other popular menu items include oat cakes and healthy trial bars, which offer a nutritious and satisfying option for those on the go.
Brewed on Bernard Cafe is a unique and enjoyable dining experience in Corner Brook. With its freshly roasted coffee, delicious breakfast options, and enticing retro vibe, make sure to check it out on your next visit to Corner Brook.
Best Coast Restaurant at the Hew & Draw Hotel - Corner Brook
Best Coast Restaurant at the Hew & Draw Hotel in Corner Brook is a mouth watering restaurant that offers a delicious and satisfying menu selection whether you prefer a latte, cappuccino, or just a simple cup of coffee, you'll find it here! The restaurant is located inside the Hew & Draw Hotel, and offers breakfast, lunch and dinner menu options.
The menu at Best Coast Restaurant is diverse and offers a range of options to suit different tastes and preferences. From waffles to egg benedict to simpler options like yogurt parfaits, there’s a great variety at the Best Coast.
The Carriage Room at the Glynmill Inn - Corner Brook
The Carriage Room at the Glynmill Inn in Corner Brook is a little more upscale in appearance than others in town and does offer a full-service breakfast experience. The decor is classic old English with large windows that overlook a charming property. A favourite on the bus tour route, it’s important to call ahead and ensure there is space.
The menu at The Carriage Room is rated average with good breakfast. They have mostly classics such as bacon and eggs, breakfast skillets, omelettes and eggs benedict. More simple offers are available as well such as fruit, toast and yogurt.
Sugar and Dice
At Sugar and Dice, you can start your day off in a wholesome way with a delicious coffee and healthy breakfast options. This cafe-style establishment offers fun twists on classic fav’s - cinaommon roll pancakes or an oatmeal latte will ensure you start your day off right.
Whether you're in a rush or have time to linger, Sugar and Dice is the perfect destination to fuel up for a productive day ahead. It's no wonder why this cafe has become a local favorite amongst those who appreciate good food and a great ambiance.
Corner Grind at Grenfell University
Grenfell University's Corner Grind has added some wholesome additions to its breakfast menu. With the early morning hustle and bustle of university life, Corner Grind ensure you have great coffe and a quick bite before class. The menu includes quick classics like muffins and tea buns, yogurt parfaits, egg wraps and hot coffee. The Corner Grind's commitment to wholesome ingredients and delicious flavors is sure to make mornings brighter for Grenfell students and staff alike.
The Cove Cafe in Marble Inn - Steady Brook
The Cove Cafe at Marble Inn in Steady Brook is a seasonal breakfast option that is a must-visit for anyone in the area during summer. The cafe offers a range of delicious menu options that are sure to satisfy every taste.
The breakfast menu is simple featuring just five option; super oats, breakfast platter, house bagels with cream cheese, western sandwich and yogurt cups. With great coffee options, these simple yet filling selections are everything you need to start you day.
The atmosphere at The Cove Cafe is relaxed and welcoming, with beautiful views of the surrounding area.
Upper Humber Settlement B&B - Cormack
The Upper Humber Settlement B&B in Cormack is a truly unique and memorable dining experience. This farm-to-table experience is not to be missed, as it is the freshest breakfast on the whole coast!
Guests can enjoy farm fresh eggs, local sausages or bacon, and fresh veggies straight from the garden. With a weekly rotation of breakfast options, staying for multiple days ensures variety that never compromises on quality. Try their chicken eggs, duck eggs or goose eggs when in season with your daily breakfast - it doesn't get much fresher than that!
Overall, the Upper Humber Settlement B&B is a unique and memorable dining experience in Cormack. With its fresh breakfast, immersive farm-to-table dinner, and commitment to supporting the local community, it's a truly special destination.
Gros Morne Area
Java Jacks - Rocky Harbour
Java Jack's Restaurant is a top-rated destination in Gros Morne National Park and has been recommended by reputable travel guides such as The Lonely Planet, Fodor's, and Where to Eat in Canada. Located in a heritage house painted in classic yellow with red detailing, the restaurant exudes a warm and welcoming ambiance.
The restaurant started as a cafe in 2000, serving coffee and bag lunches for hikers. Today, it has expanded to include a fun and funky restaurant upstairs where fresh fish & seafood are served with good wine and craft beer. The interior is tastefully decorated with art pieces from local artisans, adding to the charm of the place.
The restaurant's commitment to using fresh, locally sourced ingredients is evident in the quality of the food. Breakfast options include lighter classics such as muffins with local berries, scones, and trail bars as well as full breakfast favouriteslike pancakes with bacon and berries, breakfast bowls and good ol’ eggs and taters.
Galliott Studio - Woody Point
Galliott Studio in Woody Point is a charming seasonal establishment that offers visitors an unforgettable experience. This unique espresso bar, pottery studio, and craft shop is housed in a beautifully restored fishing shed that has been in the owner's family for generations. The studio is only open during the summer months, from June until mid-September/October, depending on the weather.
The espresso bar is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike. You can enjoy a cup of expertly crafted coffee while taking in the stunning views of Bonne Bay from the back deck. The shop also serves delicious pastries and healthy grab and go muffins and other snacks that are perfect for a quick bite on the go. You can even order and pick up at the wharf!
The Turnip B&B - Parsons Pond
Healthy and Homemade! That is Sherri's motto at the Turnip. The Turnip is a welcoming establishment, a little funky and a whole lot of comfy! Stay at this beautiful B&B in the far North of Gros Morne National Park and wake up to a handmade breakfast; from fish cakes to vanilla extract to purple pickled eggs! Sherri is known to source as much local foods as she can in all of her breakfast plates. She has even included duck eggs from our sustainable farm!
After breakfast, set out to take a leisurely stroll around the Moulting Pond or ramp up to adventure on our new hiking trail. Great mid-way point for exploring the GNP from Gros Morne to St. Anthony. Our property is cannabis-friendly and has a designated outdoor space.
Cartier's Galley at Haven Inn - St. Anthony
The Haven Inn in St. Anthony is a great place to stay if you're looking for comfortable accommodation and good food. The on-site dining room provides stunning views of the picturesque town of St. Anthony, while the breakfast menu offers a range of options to suit all tastes, including Steak and Eggs, Fish Cakes, Pancakes, Yogurt and Bagels.
Overall, the Haven Inn is a great choice for those looking for a comfortable stay with easy access and reasonable dining options.
Tuckamore Lodge - Main Brook
If you're looking for a lodge with an amazing homecooked breakfast and generous portions, Tuckamore Lodge in Main Brook is the place to be. They specialize in catering to various dietary needs and are well-known for satisfying the appetites of hunters, fishermen, and snowmobilers.
Their dining experience is truly unforgettable, featuring delicious traditional meals of Newfoundland each day. You'll have the opportunity to taste the diverse cuisine of the province, from Jiggs Dinner to toutons and molasses, as well as other classic dishes that have been passed down through generations.
Tuckamore Lodge's master chef is dedicated to providing guests with the best dining experience possible. The lodge's dining hall is warm and welcoming, making it the perfect place to enjoy your meal and feel right at home. Whether you're staying for a few days or a week, Tuckamore Lodge promises to make your visit to the Northern Peninsula unforgettable.
With this collection of breakfast places in Western Newfoundland, you are sure to find something that will fit whatever craving you have, whether it’s for something savory or sweet. From fresh pancakes to hearty omelettes with local ingredients, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. If you’re looking for a way to take our local breakfast tastes home with you, grab a copy of the Newfoundland’s Best Breakfast & Brunch Cookbook!
So go ahead and breakfast out – your rumbling stomach won’t regret it! If you love breakfast and are interested in exploring more restaurants around Western Newfoundland, feel free to leave us a comment below and we would be happy to provide some suggestions. After all, there’s nothing like starting the day off with a full belly and a great view! Happy eating!