Best breakfasts in Northern Rivers

Check out the top breakfasts in Northern Rivers, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Surf Club Restaurant & Bar
1. Surf Club Restaurant & Bar
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21 local reviews
Surf Club Road, Coffs Harbour
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
(02) 6652 9870
BarFoodEstablishment
Nicole
I own the restaurant and have for ten years. Open for breakfast and lunch and private night time functions…
Trevor
Great ocean views from deck where is my favourite place for breakfast, morning tea or lunch, great coffee,…
Alexandra
Best breakfast spot. Arrive hungry and don't be put off if busy, they are very efficient and worth the wait. …
1. Surf Club Restaurant & Bar
1. Surf Club Restaurant & Bar
host-0host-1host-2
21 local reviews
Surf Club Road, Coffs Harbour
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
(02) 6652 9870
Nicole
Nicole
I own the restaurant and have for ten years. Open for breakfast and lunch and private night time functions. Absolute ocean views and great…
Trevor
Trevor
Great ocean views from deck where is my favourite place for breakfast, morning tea or lunch, great coffee, friendly staff. A variety of menu…
Alexandra
Alexandra
Best breakfast spot. Arrive hungry and don't be put off if busy, they are very efficient and worth the wait. Nice walk from playground…
2. Cafe Aqua
2. Cafe Aqua
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10 local reviews
Cafe Aqua, Coffs Harbour
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
(02) 6652 5566
CafeFoodPoint of interest
Dream Casa Properties
Deserving of every recommendation at Aqua never disappoint. Aqua’s food is outstanding and made using the best…
Trevor
Great coffee, breakfast, lunch, local food, friendly staff.
Linda-Maree
Awesome Coffee and food Breakfast and Lunch only.
2. Cafe Aqua
2. Cafe Aqua
host-0host-1host-2
10 local reviews
Cafe Aqua, Coffs Harbour
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
(02) 6652 5566
Dream Casa Properties
Dream Casa Properties
Deserving of every recommendation at Aqua never disappoint. Aqua’s food is outstanding and made using the best locally sourced produce…
Trevor
Trevor
Great coffee, breakfast, lunch, local food, friendly staff.
Linda-Maree
Linda-Maree
Awesome Coffee and food Breakfast and Lunch only.
3. BlueBottles Brasserie
3. BlueBottles Brasserie
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20 local reviews
53 Beach Street, Woolgoolga
Closed · Opens 6:15 AM
(02) 6654 1962
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Bec
Bluebottles Brasserie is a dog-friendly, fully-licensed modern café / restaurant situated in Woolgoolga. With…
Marion
Great food for breakfast, lunch and dinner Fri and Sat nights
Peter And Lynn
Great breakfast especially. Sit and people watch.
3. BlueBottles Brasserie
3. BlueBottles Brasserie
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20 local reviews
53 Beach Street, Woolgoolga
Closed · Opens 6:15 AM
(02) 6654 1962
Bec
Bec
Bluebottles Brasserie is a dog-friendly, fully-licensed modern café / restaurant situated in Woolgoolga. With plenty of indoor and outdoor…
Marion
Marion
Great food for breakfast, lunch and dinner Fri and Sat nights
Peter And Lynn
Peter And Lynn
Great breakfast especially. Sit and people watch.
4. Split Cafe & Espresso Bar
4. Split Cafe & Espresso Bar
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14 local reviews
Split Cafe & Espresso Bar, Sawtell
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
(02) 6658 3026
CafeFoodEstablishment
Simon
Into cycling? This is the local venue for those keen on cycling. But great for families. A large table inside…
Melissa
Great, All Press coffee and breakfasts. Try the Gluten Free Banana Bread with Ricotta and Cinammon, they also…
Jaclyn
Danny and Joe serve amazing coffee here, not to mention their delicious "Bowl of Love". Lovely community…
4. Split Cafe & Espresso Bar
4. Split Cafe & Espresso Bar
host-0host-1host-2
14 local reviews
Split Cafe & Espresso Bar, Sawtell
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
(02) 6658 3026
Simon
Simon
Into cycling? This is the local venue for those keen on cycling. But great for families. A large table inside for those big groups…
Melissa
Melissa
Great, All Press coffee and breakfasts. Try the Gluten Free Banana Bread with Ricotta and Cinammon, they also do a Mango Orange frappe which…
Jaclyn
Jaclyn
Danny and Joe serve amazing coffee here, not to mention their delicious "Bowl of Love". Lovely community minded staff. Excellent for…
5. Cafe TREEO Sawtell
5. Cafe TREEO Sawtell
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16 local reviews
18 First Ave, Sawtell
Closed · Opens 6:30 AM
(02) 6653 1099
RestaurantStoreFood
Lisa
Wonderful Classy Cafe in Beautiful Sawtell Main Street, Close to Our Amazing Beaches. Great Place for…
Jaclyn
Duncan at Treeo serves an amazing breakfast and lunch. He is famous for his delicious Gnocchi!! Other musts…
Melissa
Good food all day, great ambience with the Fig Trees at Sawtell. Varied menu and really great breakfasts.
5. Cafe TREEO Sawtell
5. Cafe TREEO Sawtell
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16 local reviews
18 First Ave, Sawtell
Closed · Opens 6:30 AM
(02) 6653 1099
Lisa
Lisa
Wonderful Classy Cafe in Beautiful Sawtell Main Street, Close to Our Amazing Beaches. Great Place for Breakfast or Lunch and then a stroll…
Jaclyn
Jaclyn
Duncan at Treeo serves an amazing breakfast and lunch. He is famous for his delicious Gnocchi!! Other musts on the Menu are the Breakfast…
Melissa
Melissa
Good food all day, great ambience with the Fig Trees at Sawtell. Varied menu and really great breakfasts.
6. Wharf Street Cafe
6. Wharf Street Cafe
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10 local reviews
1 Wellington Dr, Nambucca Heads
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+61 2 6568 9440
CafePoint of interestFood
Stephen
The food there is sensational. But you need to book for diner. Breakfast and lunch are also terrific meals
Bronwyn
Fabulous cafe on the river, great coffee breakfast and lunches
Maureen & Wayne
Serve great coffee and a nice breakfast.
6. Wharf Street Cafe
6. Wharf Street Cafe
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10 local reviews
1 Wellington Dr, Nambucca Heads
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+61 2 6568 9440
Stephen
Stephen
The food there is sensational. But you need to book for diner. Breakfast and lunch are also terrific meals
Bronwyn
Bronwyn
Fabulous cafe on the river, great coffee breakfast and lunches
Maureen & Wayne
Maureen & Wayne
Serve great coffee and a nice breakfast.
7. Twenty46
7. Twenty46
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3 local reviews
394 Harbour Dr, Coffs Harbour
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+61 2 5615 8227
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Dream Casa Properties
Twenty46 is a cafe/restaurant located on Coffs Harbour's beautiful Jetty Strip. ​ Open 7 days a week, we…
Vicki
Cafe for great food breakfast and lunch
7. Twenty46
7. Twenty46
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3 local reviews
394 Harbour Dr, Coffs Harbour
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+61 2 5615 8227
Dream Casa Properties
Dream Casa Properties
Twenty46 is a cafe/restaurant located on Coffs Harbour's beautiful Jetty Strip. ​ Open 7 days a week, we offer a full breakfast and lunch…
Vicki
Vicki
Cafe for great food breakfast and lunch
8. Saltwater Cafe & Restaurant
8. Saltwater Cafe & Restaurant
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12 local reviews
104 Fiddaman Rd, Emerald Beach
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
(02) 6656 1888
CafeRestaurantFood
Andrew
This is a really nice cafe for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with a beautiful view - and great food!
Ray
An Award winning restaurant with amazing breakfasts overlooking the beach. Good coffee too!
Josh
Great breakfast spot, a few kilometers up the road. Beautiful views of the ocean.
8. Saltwater Cafe & Restaurant
8. Saltwater Cafe & Restaurant
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12 local reviews
104 Fiddaman Rd, Emerald Beach
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
(02) 6656 1888
Andrew
Andrew
This is a really nice cafe for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with a beautiful view - and great food!
Ray
Ray
An Award winning restaurant with amazing breakfasts overlooking the beach. Good coffee too!
Josh
Josh
Great breakfast spot, a few kilometers up the road. Beautiful views of the ocean.
9. Op81
9. Op81
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8 local reviews
81 Ocean Parade, Coffs Harbour
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
(02) 6652 9011
CafeFoodPoint of interest
Katy
Great coffee and more interesting options for breakfast lovers. Try the freshly pressed juices.
Samantha
Best breakfast in Coffs! Matt and Bree are awesome and the food is amazing.
Kyle
Another wonderful breakfast and coffee cafe
9. Op81
9. Op81
host-0host-1host-2
8 local reviews
81 Ocean Parade, Coffs Harbour
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
(02) 6652 9011
Katy
Katy
Great coffee and more interesting options for breakfast lovers. Try the freshly pressed juices.
Samantha
Samantha
Best breakfast in Coffs! Matt and Bree are awesome and the food is amazing.
Kyle
Kyle
Another wonderful breakfast and coffee cafe
10. Urban Espresso Lounge
10. Urban Espresso Lounge
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10 local reviews
382 Harbour Dr, Coffs Harbour
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+61 2 6651 1989
CafeBarStore
Samantha
Great cafe for breakfast and lunch 7 days a week
Annelies
Great services, good coffee and breakfast.
10. Urban Espresso Lounge
10. Urban Espresso Lounge
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10 local reviews
382 Harbour Dr, Coffs Harbour
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+61 2 6651 1989
Samantha
Samantha
Great cafe for breakfast and lunch 7 days a week
Annelies
Annelies
Great services, good coffee and breakfast.
11. The Boatshed South West Rocks
11. The Boatshed South West Rocks
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3 local reviews
LOT 303 New Entrance Road, South West Rocks
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
(02) 6566 6618
Establishment
Jenny
Excellent breakfast, lunch or dinner. Right on the water of the Macleay River with inside or outside dining,…
Gabrielle
Fabulous breakfast lunch and dinner....you almost sit right on the river's edge with pelicans and a buzz of…
11. The Boatshed South West Rocks
11. The Boatshed South West Rocks
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3 local reviews
LOT 303 New Entrance Road, South West Rocks
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
(02) 6566 6618
Jenny
Jenny
Excellent breakfast, lunch or dinner. Right on the water of the Macleay River with inside or outside dining, pelicans and occasional…
Gabrielle
Gabrielle
Fabulous breakfast lunch and dinner....you almost sit right on the river's edge with pelicans and a buzz of water activities going on around…
12. Old Johns
12. Old Johns
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8 local reviews
360 Harbour Dr, Coffs Harbour
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
(02) 6699 2909
CafeRestaurantFood
Tay
Great coffee and breakfast with a very hip vibe, WEDNESDAY NIGHT, they have there slider night all sliders are…
Kathy
Best coffee and breakfasts..friendly service and excellent decor
12. Old Johns
12. Old Johns
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8 local reviews
360 Harbour Dr, Coffs Harbour
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
(02) 6699 2909
Tay
Tay
Great coffee and breakfast with a very hip vibe, WEDNESDAY NIGHT, they have there slider night all sliders are $3 with some tasty cocktails
Kathy
Kathy
Best coffee and breakfasts..friendly service and excellent decor