Who said breakfast had to be quick and boring? In light of September being Better Breakfast Month — a time for celebrating the most important meal of the day — We’ve compiled a list of some of the most fulfilling breakfast items and destinations in Miami that don’t sacrifice taste for the time of day.


Miami Breakfast Recommendations


Negroni Bistro & Sushi Bar

Midtown Miami’s favorite local hotspot Negroni Bistro & Sushi Bar features a diverse international comfort food menu and sushi selection that rivals some of the best tastes in town. From Latin-inspired dishes to Asian fusion, guests can enjoy a full breakfast with brunch specials like the New Avocado Toast ($17), made with smashed avocado, red onions, cherry tomatoes, soft boiled egg and crispy quinoa over sourdough bread. Green-lovers can order the vegan Fiorentina salad ($19), made with mixed greens, quinoa, beets, almonds and sweet potatoes, drizzled over with balsamic vinaigrette. Address: 3201 Buena Vista Blvd, Miami, FL 33127


Mehzcla at Balfour Hotel

Located in the heart of South Beach, Mezhcla pays tribute to Miami’s melting pot culture by fusing together Latin-American culinary influences found throughout its menu. Guests are invited to enjoy a soul-satisfying meal while overlooking Ocean Drive. This Better Breakfast Month, diners can relish in comfort while enjoying a Croissant French Toast Casserole ($19), made with brown sugar-butter, crumbled pecans, glazed with warm maple syrup and served with a chunky apple jam; or, diners can kick start their mornings with a light and refreshing Brazilian Açai Bowl ($17), made with blended organic raw acai and banana, garnished with blueberry, strawberry, cacao nibs and bee pollen. Address: 350 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139


True Food Kitchen The Falls

The recently opened True Food Kitchen at The Falls is a foodie health hub inspired by the philosophy that great-tasting food and thoughtfully crafted beverages can serve as the foundation for a life well lived. No flavors are compromised while emphasizing wholesome, simple ingredients that highlight the natural health benefits of every dish, as seen in the Strawberry Lemon Pancakes ($14). The sweetened, fluffy stack is both vegan and gluten-free, made with house-made strawberry preserve, lemon zest, greek yogurt and maple syrup, sure to get you energized for the day. Address: 8888 SW 136th St Ste 340A, Miami, FL 33176


Mamey at THesis Hotel

Mamey, the island-inspired restaurant within THesis Hotel offers its guests a selection of tasty breakfast items created by Chef Niven Patel with ingredients sourced from his own farm, Rancho Patel. During Better Breakfast Month, guests can enjoy the Churrasco Steak And Eggs ($18), accompanied by a sunny side up egg, potato hash and roasted pepper chimichurri; the Roasted Mushroom Wrap ($14), made with egg whites, spinach, caramelized onions and avocado with a side of seasonal fruit; or the Avocado Toast ($18), topped with smoked salmon, red onions and everything crema on a Sullivan Street bakery bread. Address:1350 S. Dixie Highway, Coral Gables, FL 33146


Rosie’s: The Backyard

Rosie’s: The Backyard is the brunch spot to visit with an elevated menu of Southern style cuisine helmed by Chef Akino and Jamila West. The new hotspot in Little River has a delicious Egg & Cheese Biscuit Sandwich + Coffee ($12), available Thursdays and Fridays from 9-11 a.m. and a Chicken & Biscuit Sandwich + Coffee ($15), available on Thursdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Both breakfast sandwiches are served on Rosie’s home-made flaky biscuit, making them recipes perfect to start your morning. Address: 7127 NW 2nd Ave Miami, FL 33150


Verde at the Pérez Art Museum Miami

Verde, located in Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) has the best scenic views for a breakfast bite. The waterfront restaurant’s new brunch menu has the delicious Smoked Salmon Benedict ($22), served with a house made latke the dish is topped with with sliced tomato, smoked salmon, a poached egg, hollandaise and chives with a side salad; the Miami Benedict ($22), a South Florida twist with a mojo pork croquette served with pickles, poached eggs and dijon fonduta with a side salad; or the fluffy Blueberry Basil Pancakes ($18), buttermilk pancakes with lemon curd and sweet blueberry basil compote. The Verde brunch menu is available every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Address: 1103 Biscayne Blvd Miami, FL 33132