Gilbert home to many local breakfast and brunch spots

Eating breakfast or brunch with the family is popular in Gilbert in the spring and fall.

Eating breakfast or brunch with the family is popular in Gilbert in the spring and fall.

One of the perks of Arizona living is weather that inspires breakfast and brunch with family and friends. This noncomprehensive list features local restaurants that specialize in breakfast or offer a weekend brunch.


Bagel Nosh

Bagels—as the name suggests—are the order of the day at this mom and pop shop, but breakfast sandwiches are available.


835 W. Warner Road, Ste. 109
480-507-8911
www.gilbertbagelnosh.com







Biscuits

Biscuits uses locally sourced and organic ingredients with no preservatives where possible.


1235 N. Gilbert Road
480-497-0321
www.biscuitsaz.com







Bongiorno Bagels


Bongiorno Bagels opened in October and uses New York-filtered water to make its bagels and breakfast sandwiches.


3107 S. Gilbert Road, Ste. 101
480-588-8222
www.bongiornobagels.com







The Coffee Shop

The Agritopia hot spot has its breakfast menu available until 3 p.m. Sundays.


3000 E. Ray Road
480-279-3144
www.thecoffeeshopaz.com







The Crowned Egg


Green chile pork skillet, huevos rancheros and berry griddle pancakes highlight the family-run restaurant’s breakfast menu.


911 S. Lindsay Road, B-106
480-892-4327
www.thecrownedeggaz.com







Egg N’ Joe



The name makes it sound like a simple breakfast place, but the plates are large so come hungry if you eat at this place, one of three in the Valley and a sister to the Elmer’s Restaurants found in the Pacific Northwest.

3131 S. Market St., Ste. 101
480-625-3709
https://eggnjoe.com





The Farmhouse

About as local as it gets, The Farmhouse offers traditional breakfast fare in the setting of a 1918 Heritage District building.


228 N. Gilbert Road
480-926-0676
www.farmhouseofgilbert.com







Flancer’s



Flancer’s does not open till 10 a.m., but once it opens, breakfast is served all day. The specialty is the Hunk a’ Burnin’ Love—three scrambled eggs, a homemade tortilla, cheddar cheese with ham, chorizo or bacon and smothered with green chile sauce and cheese..

610 N. Gilbert Road
480-926-9077
https://flancers.com





Four Silos Brewery Coffee & Beerhouse


Four Silos opened in October and features a light eats menu and craft coffee.


143 S. Higley Road
480-210-7456
www.foursilosbrewery.com







The Gilbert House

Breakfast will be hearty here. Bloody marys and champagne mimosas are on the menu, as are homemade cinnamon or caramel rolls.


397 S. Gilbert Road
480-507-3383
www.gilberthouserestaurant.com







Grubstak

“Stak” up your own breakfast bowl or build an omelet between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the weekend. You also can order a mimosa.


384 N. Gilbert Road
480-699-9188
https://grubstak.com







Henhouse Café


The locally owned Henhouse Cafés have a comfort food menu that puts a premium on using fresh ingredients.


3244 E. Guadalupe Road
480-219-7379


3133 S. Lindsay Road
480-899-4214
www.henhouse-cafe.com







HG Higher Grounds Roastery and Café


This place is first about gourmet coffee and baked goods but does serve breakfast platters and bowls.


2556 S. Val Vista Drive
480-821-7020
www.hgroastery.com







Jalisience Mexican Food



Jalisience Mexican Food includes a breakfast menu of Mexican dishes. It doesn’t open till 10 a.m. on Mondays-Thursdays, but an hour earlier Friday-Sunday.

743 S. Lindsay Road
480-615-0331
https://mexicanfoodgilbert.com





Joe’s Farm Grill


Look outside at Agritopia’s farm fields and realize some of the food on your plate may be from there. Now that’s locally sourced.


3000 E. Ray Road, Building 1
480-563-4745
www.joesfarmgrill.com







Liberty Market

The building and name have been in Gilbert since 1935. The breakfast menu includes the classics and breakfast beverages.


230 N. Gilbert Road
480-892-1900
www.libertymarket.com







LuLu’s Taco Shop



LuLu’s has Mexican breakfast plates or a gordo burrito for $7.99 and breakfast burros for $5.99.

610 N. Gilbert Road, Ste. 303
480-545-8219
http://orderlulustacoshop.com





Moreno’s Gecko Grill


Breakfast at this sit-down relative of Moreno’s Mexican Grill includes pancakes, omelets, breakfast specials and sandwiches.


4341 E. Baseline Road, Ste. 103
480-539-2988
https://geckogrillaz.com







Moreno’s Mexican Grill



Moreno’s Mexican Grill is owned by the brother from Moreno’s Gecko Grill, but there are seven of the grill locations in the Southeast Valley, including this Gilbert restaurant.

6510 S. Higley Road, Ste. 103
480-638-9840
https://morenosmexicangrillaz.com





Nico Heirloom Kitchen


Nico Heirloom Kitchen opens for brunch in the Heritage District from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Offerings include the Ultimate Breakfast—a 40-ounce tomahawk bone-in ribeye, 12 scrambled eggs, roasted potatoes, chimichurri and veal demi for $135. Add in the “almost” (limit of 10) bottomless mimosas and Bellinis for $10. Or you can go simpler with a Burrata (pictured).


366 N. Gilbert Road
480-584-4760
www.nicoaz.com







The Novelist/O.H.S.O. Gilbert

This pair of restaurants—The Novelist is inside O.H.S.O. Gilbert—opens for brunch at 9 a.m. on the weekends. The Novelist has a full brunch menu, including desserts and a few offerings for future writers 12 and younger. O.H.S.O. is highlighted by its “beer brunch” menu.


The Novelist
335 N. Gilbert Road, Ste. 103
602-775-5490
www.novelistaz.com


O.H.S.O. Gilbert
335 N. Gilbert Road, Ste. 102
602-900-9004
http://ohsobrewery.com/gilbert







Over Easy

This locally owned chain has gotten a lot of media love for its breakfast offerings, including from Bon Appetit Magazine and the Food Network.


211 E. Warner Road
480-507-3447
https://eatatovereasy.com







Postino East


The Gilbert location of this Valley wine cafés chain serves brunch from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on the weekends.


302 N. Gilbert Road
480-632-6363
www.postinowinecafe.com







Slate Bistro and Bar


Slate Bistro and Bar at Trilogy Golf Club at Power Ranch has a breakfast that includes eggs Benedict, build-your-own omelets, pancake stacks or French toast.


4415 E. Village Parkway
480-988-5956
www.slatebistro.com







Tacos N More 2



The Mexican food breakfast offerings include a Chorizo and egg burrito, Machaca and egg burrito and Huevos Rancheros.

4622 S. Higley Road, Ste. 101
480-822-1235
http://tacosnmore.com




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