Because even busy Long Islanders need more than a quick bagel or an egg sandwich. The best breakfast spots evoke lazy vacation mornings when there’s time to deliberate on pancake toppings and omelet fillings. Slow it down and get a heater for that cup of joe.
Long Islanders Voted Maureen’s Kitchen In Smithtown The Best Breakfast On Long Island!
108 Terry Rd.
For the fifth year in a row, this morning institution has taken home the gold in the Best Breakfast category, and for good reason. The famous baked oatmeal and stuffed French toast just scratch the surface. Omelets are enormous, pancake varieties legendary, add bright, whimsical surroundings and a friendly staff and the choice is clear.
2nd Place - Thomas’ Ham & Eggery. 325 Old Country Rd., Carle Pl. 516-333-3060.
This breakfast spot has been around since before World War II. They are open Monday through Sunday, where they serve great egg skillets, Belgian waffles, French toast and much more.
3rd Place – Krisch’s Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlour. 11 Central Ave., Massapequa. 516-797-3149. www.krischs.com
This location has been in business for over 90 years. They specialize in homemade ice cream, chocolates, candies and burgers. They are also full-service lotto agents.
National - IHOP. Multiple locations. www.ihop.com
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