The most important meal of the day, a solid breakfast can get you going and fuel your waking hours for greatness. Thus, wearing the crown of Best Breakfast on Long Island isn’t a mere title, it’s a soul-saving badge of pure honor. From neighborhood delis and diners preparing mouth-watering egg and sausage sandwiches to high-end restaurants serving up irresistible Eggs Benedict platters, the competition is beyond fierce. Here are this year’s winners of Best Breakfast on Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted Maureen’s Kitchen in Smithtown Best Breakfast on Long Island!
1. Maureen’s Kitchen
108 Terry Rd., Smithtown. 631-360-9227
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and Maureen’s helps get you off to a good start. Located in a quaint Victorian house, the cooking is home-styled and the portions are extremely generous. The popularity of this establishment is apparent, and there is always a significant number of patrons dining there, as well as cow-themed decorations. Moo-rific!
2. Thomas’ Ham & Eggery
325 Old Country Rd., Carle Place. 516-333-3060
Thomas’ Ham & Eggery is a Long Island original. You can tell by the continuous line in and out of the door. Serving up hot breakfast right in the pan Thomas’ is as authentic Long Island as it gets. And after you finish breakfast ask for a piece of pound cake. You’re welcome, in advance.
3. The Cook Room
25 Middle Country Rd., Middle Island. 631-696-4260
This cozy breakfast spot gives huge portions and uses local ingredients in their dishes, which is pretty awesome. If you are looking for a fresh, home-style, classic breakfast, The Cook Room is the place to be.
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