Scrambled, fried, grits on the side, we’ve got you covered. Take a tip from the pros and take advantage of your morning in LaGrange. In our opinion, life is too short to skip breakfast.
Start your morning in LaGrange on the sunny side up. Whether you’re looking for a greasier wake-up call or wanting to satisfy your sweet tooth first thing, this list has everything you are looking for.
Gus’s Grill, located in Historic Downtown LaGrange, is family-owned and highlights a Chicago-based menu with a Greek twist. If you’re typically an early riser then Gus’s is for you. The staff won’t let your coffee cup go empty. Catch Gus himself working the grill in the back and making his signature skillets.
Choose the Hobo: potatoes, american cheese, swiss cheese, (and word on the street is, locals add bacon). If you want to try the greek flare, Gus’s is known the Gyros omelette—gyros meat, feta cheese, onions, tomatoes, and pita and tzatziki sauce on the side. The homemade biscuits and buttermilk pancakes are also not to be missed.
Sweet Roast Cafe filled a need in LaGrange for a local coffee shop and gathering place. Started by a couple who both love coffee and one who is an avid baker, the two have created a cozy local option in town. Sweet Roast is the perfect option when you are looking for a pastry-filled morning. Take your pick from homemade cinnamon rolls, biscuits, muffins, and danishes. Their menu offers a wide range of hot and cold coffee options with creative seasonal offerings.
The first food establishment along The Thread, take a morning walk and make a pit-stop at Local Groundz. The cafe’s coffee is organic and fair trade certified. Housed in a historical 1920s home, try their selection of locally-sourced delicacies from donuts to fruit-glazed biscuits and wash them down with one of their extensive coffee options.
While you may know Beacon Brewing Co. as a brewery, they’ve become known for their Sunday brunch. With a rotating menu of creative brunch items, you can have brunch from 12pm-10pm to top off your weekend!
The brunch menu at Beacon is rotating, but their creative team features outside-of-the-box brunch options like a wagyu donut burger (with cheddar jack cheese, an over-easy egg, pork belly, and berry aioli), beer cheese toast (sourdough bread topped with beer cheese, scrambled eggs, and bbq pulled pork), and gator and waffles (fried gator with cornbread waffles made with blue cornmeal. Topped with sriracha syrup and berries).
While the food may rotate, do not worry, there is always a bottomless mimosa option.
Yep, you read that right, brunch at a winery. Lucky for you Nutwood Winery opens early and provides a very scenic location for you to start your day. Choose from homemade quiche and salad, a chocolate peanut butter grilled cheese if you’re feeling more on the edge or pimento cheese dip to wash down with one of their house-made wines.
For a town of its size, LaGrange has impressive options for you to get the most out of your morning. Start your day supporting a local restaurant and get your day moving in the right direction.