A delicious breakfast or slow brunch is always the best way to start the day in Utah’s Bear Lake! Whether your idea of breakfast is a freshly brewed coffee to go, or a hearty, fully-loaded breakfast feast savored slowly with the family and morning paper, there’s something for all coffee fundis and breakfast lovers here in Bear Lake, UT. 

Many of Bear Lake’s restaurants are only open seasonally between Memorial Day and Labor Day, but it is possible to find a great breakfast for the whole family (including Fido!) year-round in Garden City, UT. From quick and easy drive-thru spots to scenic restaurant settings where you can literally linger until lunchtime, there are a variety of great places to grab a delicious breakfast in Bear Lake, Utah

284 S Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City, UT

Phone: (435) 946-3691

(Closed for the season)

Ruca’s is a seasonal Bear Lake restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and their all-day famous, fluffy Æbelskivers. These delicious Danish pancake balls are from an old family recipe straight from Denmark and are served traditionally, drizzled with sweet toppings (and fresh Bear Lake raspberries!), or as a side with your favorite breakfast items. Drink options range from local organic coffee from The Daily Rise, and a wide choice of delicious, iced drinks, organic teas, and fruity lemonades.   


Ruca’s has a super cute atmosphere with dog-friendly outdoor dining spaces, lawn games for the family, friendly and quick service, and a laid-back vibe. An Æbelskivers breakfast at Ruca’s is a must-do on your vacation to Bear Lake, UT.

235 S Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City, UT

Phone: (435) 946-2696

(Check website for business hours)

Crepes and Coffee is a local family-owned Bear Lake gem that is always packed with both loyal locals and tourists! This small coffee shop has a walk-up window open daily at 7:00 AM for orders with a delicious selection of specialty drinks and 30+ scrumptious sweet and savory pancakes – vegan options available on request! It gets busy fast – but the line at Crepes and Coffee is well worth the wait! 


Open seasonally from Memorial Day to Labor Day,  the outdoor pet-friendly patio has shaded seating, a summer music series, and amazing chalkboard specials, craft beers, and wines after 11:30 AM (Mon-Fri) and 10:30 AM (Sat-Sun) – perfect for a long lazy brunch in Bear Lake, UT. 

88 S Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City, UT

Phone: (435) 946-3644

Open Year Round for Daily Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Open year-round for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Cody’s Gastro Garage at Water’s Edge Resort is an essential stop on your search for the best breakfast in Bear Lake. Situated in a converted garage, this unique auto-themed restaurant will satisfy all your early morning cravings in one sitting. 


Fuel up with a fully loaded mechanics breakfast, cheesy omelets, biscuits and gravy, or a country-fried steak, or indulge in griddle pancakes, waffles, or French toast draped in syrupy goodness. THE CINNA BLOCK is a must for sugar lovers – two pounds of Cody’s homemade cinnamon roll drizzled in a local raspberry sauce that’ll feed the whole family! A limited quantity is made daily, call to pre-order! 

220 W 10 S Garden City, UT

Phone: (435) 241-7773

Open Year Round for Breakfast & Lunch – Closed Saturdays 


Moose Buns is a casual coffee-breakfast-lunch coffee shop with a quick service drive-through, walk-up window, and limited outdoor seating for a sit-down breakfast or light lunch. There’s something for everyone at Moose Buns! This local favorite is known for the best coffee in town, unique energy infusions, iced teas, flavorful fruit smoothies, tasty breakfast burritos, and crazy good all-day Moose Bun cinnamon rolls. Stop by the cute gift shop to head home with some cool Moose Buns swag!

35 S Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City, HT

Phone: (435) 946-2255

Open Year Round for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner – Closed Sundays

Ephraim’s is an open-air restaurant with a cozy covered dining area, a dog-friendly lakeview patio, and a nostalgic ice cream shop with the best raspberry shakes in Bear Lake from Ephraim’s homegrown raspberries! Ephraim’s famous fish and chips, delicious burgers, and raspberry shakes are a Bear Lake tradition – but they also serve one of the best pancake breakfasts in town, daily from 8 AM to 10 AM (except Sundays).

216 S Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City, UT

Phone: (435) 946-8484

Open Year Round for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner – Closed Sundays 


Established in 2004, Bear Trapper Restaurant is a local family restaurant with an old-school mountain cabin vibe, cozy vintage booth seating, and a wide choice of classic American comfort foods with great breakfasts served daily until 10:30 AM. Breakfast options range from hot oatmeal and sweet or savory pancakes or French toast, to hearty homemade breakfasts with all the country-style sides! Be sure to stop by the Chocolate Bear next door for delicious chocolate-dipped Bear Lake raspberries and an assortment of treats to make your stay in Bear Lake even sweeter!  

427 N Paradise Parkway, Garden City, UT

Phone: (385) 626-7395

Open Seasonally for Daily Breakfast & Dinner

Set in a timber-framed, glamping-style tent above the Caribbean blue waters of Bear Lake, the Campfire Grill at Conestoga Ranch is one of Bear Lake’s most unique restaurant experiences. The open-air restaurant has a relaxed yet refined atmosphere with an open kitchen, big indoor tables (perfect for a Bear Lake family reunion!), outdoor firepits, and elevated views of Bear Lake to start your day. 

The food is fresh, flavorful, and beautifully presented with simple yet sophisticated breakfast options ranging from homemade granola in yogurt parfait, fruit plates, and raspberry pancakes to full breakfasts with all the classic sides. 

554 Lewis Loop #100, Fish Haven, ID

Phone: (208) 945-2222

Open Year Round for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Breakfast Hours: Sundays Only 

Big city flavors, small-town charm, and breathtaking Bear Lake views await at Cooper’s Restaurant on the scenic Bear Lake West Golf Course. This is the best place for a delicious Sunday breakfast year-round in Bear Lake! Breakfast menu options include everything from classic full breakfasts and omelets to “Real Bear Lake Monster” breakfast burgers smothered in deliciousness! The dining room has a large stone fireplace or soak up the morning summer sun on the deck overlooking Bear Lake. 

Cooper’s Restaurant & Sports Bar is open for lunch and dinner seven nights a week with local live music outside on the deck throughout the summer months. 

PLEASE NOTE: The restaurants in Bear Lake operate with seasonal hours. Please check the individual websites for breakfast opening hours.

Breakfast with Bear Lake Premier Cabins

Breakfast with Bear Lake Premier Cabins At Bear Lake Premier Cabins we understand that each family is unique, but one thing remains consistent – the kitchen is the heart of the home! Aside from luxury vacation amenities like private hot tubs, home theaters, games rooms, and outdoor entertainment areas, our Bear Lake cabin rentals have everything you need to enjoy your favorite breakfast meal at home. 

From meal prep to dining, our kitchens are well-stocked with dishes and cookware, fully equipped with modern appliances and kitchen essentials, and boast spacious indoor and outdoor dining areas to come together, connect around the table, and share your favorite family breakfast recipes at home. 

Browse our collection of Bear Lake cabin rentals online or give us a call at (435) 565-6006 – we’d love to hear from you and help you plan your family vacation to Bear Lake, Utah