For breakfast, the best options are typically either one of a few cafes in the Grace Bay area, or one of the resort restaurants. Many of the well-known inland restaurants don’t open for breakfast, yet typically at least one of the restaurants onsite at the larger hotels serves breakfast. Buffets are not common in the Turks and Caicos, and are typically only found at special events and at the larger all-inclusive resorts.
Lemon 2 Go, Shay Café, Beans & Leaves, and Graceway Gourmet supermarket tend to be the busiest early morning spots that are not hotel restaurants. All offer a selection of ready-to-go food, as well as some hot and prepared dishes.
Some of the best brunch options in the Turks and Caicos are a handful of restaurants that offer specials, often only available on certain days.
19 Bar and Restaurant is located at the Royal Turks and Caicos Golf Club near Grace Bay. To cater to the those wanting early tee times, the restaurant serves a wide breakfast and brunch menu, which range from classics such as pancakes, fruit dishes, and breakfast sandwiches, to full English breakfasts and Sunday brunch specials.
Bay Bistro’s weekend and holiday breakfast and brunch are a favorite with visitors and locals alike. The restaurant offers a beautiful beachfront setting on Grace Bay, and the morning menu includes pancakes, fruit plates, bagels, eggs, bacon, sausages, hash browns, omelets, toast, yogurt, and more.
Coffee, Tea, and Smoothies
For many, a great cup of coffee is essential. Fortunately, there’s a great collection of cafés on Providenciales and in the Grace Bay area.
Lemon 2 Go, Shay Café, and Beans and Leaves all compete to create the perfect cup of gourmet coffee, and have comfortable indoor and outdoor seating.
Graceway Gourmet Supermarket serves a range of breakfast drinks including coffee, teas, and smoothies that are custom created from fresh fruits and vegetables.
Providenciales has some great breakfast beachfront dining spots, where the tranquil ocean background is a perfect complement. Bay Bistro is located on Grace Bay Beach at Sibonne hotel. Down Grace Bay a but is Solana which is located at Ocean Club West and has a full breakfast menu that includes breakfast sandwiches, pancakes, eggs, and several other classic dishes. Hemingway’s at The Sands is another great choice, and has a full menu of popular breakfast choices.
There are some great places for croissants, donuts, bagels, muffins, Danishes, and more in the central Grace Bay area. Graceway Gourmet typically has the broadest selection of baked goods, and offers coffee and smoothies, as well as outdoor seating. Caicos Bakery at Caicos Café Plaza creates excellent croissants, donuts, tarts, and quiches. Tribe, a smaller deli and bakery located at Ports of Call plaza, offers a varying array of croissants and toast and breakfast sandwiches made from handmade breads.