A plate of scrambled eggs with hashbrowns and breakfast meat covered in sausage gravy from and Golden Egg

Breakfast in Elkhart County

From fluffy pancakes to melt-in-your-mouth biscuits, a great breakfast is easy to find in Elkhart County. For the first (and our favorite) meal of the day, try these places to fuel up for a day of fun along the Heritage Trail.

Baker’s Nook Café, Elkhart

You’ll find home-style goodness at its best at the Baker’s Nook Café. Regulars love Mama Nook’s bacon biscuit breakfast sandwich and don’t leave without a fresh-from-the-oven cinnamon roll.

Golden Egg, Elkhart

Can you say omelet? The garbage omelet is a local favorite and the loaded hash browns won’t disappoint.

Linton’s Garden Café, Elkhart

Linton’s Garden Café offers fresh and healthy breakfast favorites with organic and gluten free options and hand-crafted beverages. Don’t pass up the authentic Belgian yeast waffle.

The Moringa Tree, Elkhart

The Moringa Tree in Downtown Elkhart has created a unique menu that nourishes the body using ingredients that are nutrient-dense, real, whole and as organic as possible. Their delicious breakfasts are made using local, organic and in-season fruits and vegetables whenever possible. Healthy smoothie bowls and beverages are a popular choice.

The Electric Brew, Elkhart & Goshen

Family-owned coffee joint in both Downtown Goshen and Downtown Elkhart with house-roasted beans & homemade noshes. The fresh baked bagels are a perfect pair with your morning joe.

Granma’s House of Pancakes, Dunlap

Locals line-up at this breakfast hot spot for traditional favorites like eggs, bacon, omelets and pancakes as well as crepes and local favorite, corned beef hash.

Olympia Candy Kitchen, Goshen

The Olympia has a rich history in Goshen passing through four generations and spanning over 100 years. From the moment you walk in the door, you’ll be transported back to a time of old-world service with a modern twist. Nothing says old-fashioned home town goodness like sitting at Olympia’s counter for breakfast with a delicious plate of biscuits and sausage gravy.

Das Dutchman Essenhaus, Middlebury

Nestled in the heart of Middlebury’s Amish Country, the Essenhaus is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. Breakfast abounds with an all-you-care-to-eat Thresher’s breakfast buffet or order your favorite breakfast off the menu. The Essenhaus serves up country favorites from steak & eggs to the Dutch Haus Sandwich - it’s no ordinary Egg McMuffin! And don’t leave without taking home a box of enormous donuts from the bakery!