Best Breakfast in Turks and Caicos

Gansevoort Breakfast BuffetBreakfast is the most important meal of the day and when you’re on vacation in Turks and Caicos, you’ll want to fill up your tank with some tasty delights to charge your energy for an awesome day. If you’re signing up for a five-star resort your hotel will usually come with a full hot (American-style) breakfast in Turks and Caicos. If you’re at a four-star, you’ll usually receive a continental breakfast that does the trick quite well. Or you can choose to venture out to other restaurants and try the breakfast foods as you watch the sun rise up from beneath the water. 

American VS Continental Breakfast in Turks and Caicos

The difference between American and Continental breakfasts may require an explanation. American-style indicates a hot meal that usually includes eggs, bacon and sausage, pancakes and syrup, and your cereals and fruit juices. Continental, on the other hand, refers to the more simple breakfast of pastries and rolls, as well as cheeses and meats. Not to confuse things, an “English” breakfast is a full hot breakfast with boiled eggs, grilled fish, porridge, fried mushrooms and tomatoes, and tea and coffee. While  Turks and Caicos is a British colony where vehicles drive on the left side of the road, you’ll find far more American breakfasts than English breakfasts. You’ll also use American dollars to pay and not British sterling.

Far be it for Turks and Caicos to be culturally restrictive, however, as you can do your own breakfast in whatever style you like! Swahili breakfast, Estonian breakfast, French breakfast… Head on down to the local bakery and grab yourself a freshly baked baguette and some tasty brie cheese imported in from France. Load up on some fresh fruit from the market, mangos and papayas, and do it DIY-style. Take matters of the first meal of the day into your own capable hands and whip something up in your hotel room. Chop up a little fruit salad, make a little coffee, and dine on your own patio with the waves of the ocean serenading your meal.

Grille at Grace Bay Club

Top 5 Hotel Breakfast in Turks and Caicos (American-Style)

#1 Parrot Cay

Hands-down the best breakfast on the island, Parrot Cay offers the finest in all things. Start your day with a full island breakfast in the Terrace Restaurant, with the sweetest fruit and freshest eggs you’ve ever tasted. You’ll sit back in the sanctuary of Parrot Cay where the energy is as vibrant as the food. Pristine ingredients are the foundation of every dish at all restaurants on this private island site, whether Lotus or Terrace with healthful cuisine and vegetarian dishes. Room service is available for all three meals so you can stay in seclusion if you wish.

Current Deals: Stay for four nights or more in a one- or two-bedroom beach house or villa and receive complimentary breakfast AND dinner every day of your stay. And all throughout the summer, children under 12 dine free from the kid’s menu. 

#2 Gansevoort

Welcome to THE breakfast hot spot in Turks and Caicos at the trendy and super-cool Gansevoort. Guests enjoy a complimentary full breakfast served beachside. Marinate yourself on the beach beds, island pods, or pool chaise lounges while groovy music plays and the food is oh so good. Try the slushy mojito because it’s five o’clock somewhere.

#3 Grace Bay Club

Guests of the Grace Bay Club can come on down to the Grill Rouge restaurant each morning for a full breakfast at this casual bistro beside the ocean. Breakfast is served at this beautiful canopied spot from 7:00 am – 10:30 am with a casual dress code. Enjoy the serving of a wide variety of grilled seafood, meat and international bistro fare for lunch and dinner as well.

#4 Beach House

Poolside fine dining, in-suite dining or on balcony/terrace, beach picnics. Beach House features a fresh farm-to-table concept with a contemporary international cuisine with a splash of Turks and Caicos. Special touches include the Wine Down happy hour with tapas and other bite-sized delicacies. The cornerstone of the Beach House dining experience is the Chef’s ‘Laboratory’ table where diverse regions and themes are brought to life alongside wine pairings.

#5 The Regent Palms 

Guests at The Regent Palms can enjoy a full American breakfast in the fine dining restaurant, Parallel23, featuring a wonderful fusion of Caribbean and tropical flavors. Open for breakfast and dinner, with amazing views and flavours that will have you coming back for more.

Two Other Excellent Breakfasts Outside Resorts

Somewhere… Café and Lounge

Somewhere is always a fun place to be, with awesome servers, music and early morning views of the water. Done in a Mexican style theme, breakfast dishes include huevos rancheros, tex mex burritos, and french toast. Come back later in the day for live music and the best sunsets.

Mango Reef

Come to Mango Reef for some excellent breakfast on this beachside deck with gorgeous views. The staff are warm and friendly and help create the laid-back atmosphere that you’ll love – along with some fresh and well-made food.


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