9 Best Breakfast Spots in Temecula

06/11/2024 | by Fieldtrip Staff Writer | Temecula

You’ve got a packed itinerary for the day in Temecula, and you’ll need plenty of energy to keep you going. Breakfast in Temecula is the daily boost you need to cross off everything on your bucket list.

Temecula has a variety of breakfast options. For something quick, you can rely on familiar options and chains but while you’re visiting Temecula, we recommend exploring many local options.

Before you begin your local adventures to the best things to do in Temecula, make a detour to one of these delish breakfast spots.


1. 1909 Temecula

  • 28656 Old Town Front St, Temecula, CA
  • 1909temecula.com
  • $$
  • Popular Old Town breakfast/brunch spot
  • Reservations are required for groups larger than eight

Get an early start to your Old Town adventures with brunch at 1909 Temecula. Named after the year the building was built, it’s one of the many establishments preserving the heritage of the district.

Dress code for the day? Style yourself in an elegant Western Boho chic, and you’ll fit right in with this gastropub’s modern industrial setting. The shaded outdoor patio has plenty of room to accommodate large groups.

Even though you’re surrounded by the historic buildings of Old Town Temecula, the kitchen inside 1909 Temecula is preparing to bring your taste buds up to date. It specializes in New American cuisine that tastes as good as it looks when it arrives at your table. It remixes the traditional Eggs Benedicts with ‘Benny’ plates prepared with fried chicken or longanisa sausage. Fresh off the griddle are fruit-topped French Toast options like ube, bananas foster, and rolled blueberry coconut.

Bottomless mimosas are available during brunch hours.


2. Toast

  • 31093 Temecula Pkwy Suite D6, Temecula, CA
  • toastbrunch.com
  • $$
  • Craft breakfast food
  • Reservations are required for nine or more guests. Groups of less than eight people can join the remote waitlist.

Waking up with ‘toast’ on the brain means a lot more than bread in Temecula. Before you head out on your winery tour, fuel up at Toast!

Toast is one of the favorite breakfast spots in Temecula, and it is known for its artisan approach to making food. It’s the sister restaurant to 1909 Temecula if you want to try both in the family during your stay.

Start the morning with a gourmet local roast coffee prepared by a barista. Breakfast is your first good deed for the day because a portion of the proceeds from coffee purchases are donated to charity.

You can’t rush the most important meal of the day. Toast crafts each menu item for a tasty presentation on every plate. Its creative plates include strawberry cheesecake pancakes, French toast topped with ice cream, and smoked crepes filled with Nutella. Test your early morning creativity with the BYO Omelette or Burrito to craft a breakfast just for you. It also has gluten-free and vegan options.

Check if the Toast Murrieta location is closer to your Temecula vacation rental.


3. Annie’s Cafe

Your first interaction in the morning sets the tone for your day. Start off on a good note with a friendly welcome from cheerful servers and prepare for tasty food to follow.

Annie’s Cafe is a diner plucked right out of the British Isles. An armored knight suit and British landscape murals are the first look at how the restaurant’s British owners brought a piece of home with them to Temecula Valley. The signature Annie’s “Super Special” is a popular country-style breakfast. It has British-inspired food fare like The Winston Churchill full English breakfast.

Head’s up for first time diners because the staff loves to sing and dance to its customers!


4. Penfold’s Cafe & Bakery

Bring cinnamon roll back to your rental to enjoy right here
  • 28250 Old Town Front St, Temecula, CA
  • penfoldscafe.com
  • Tasty cinnamon rolls
  • $$
  • Reservations not available

It’s hard to resist the scent of cinnamon rolls once you enter Penfold’s Cafe & Bakery. Its giant cinnamon rolls have kept hungry patrons returning since 1986. It preserves its nostalgic essence with retro toys, stuffed animals, and photos decorating the restaurant.

Satisfy your cravings by picking out the largest iced cinnamon roll from the counter display case and sitting down in the open dining room to eat it. Don’t be shy about getting one to go to bring back to the comfort of your vacation rental.


5. Swing Inn Cafe

  • 28676 Old Town Front St, Temecula, CA
  • swinginncafe.com
  • $$
  • All-day breakfast
  • Reservations not available

Swing Inn Cafe has served Temecula since before Old Town was considered old. Established in 1927, it built its reputation as a go-to breakfast spot in the heart of Temecula Old Town with its traditional American breakfast. Dine in at any time of the day and taste its claim to fame.

The American Breakfast isn’t the only thing famous about this local diner. Breaking Bad actor Dean Norris recently purchased the restaurant. Come back for dinner to try the best Texas-style BBQ in Temecula.


6. Cork Fire Kitchen

  • 44501 Rainbow Canyon Rd, Temecula, CA
  • corkfirekitchen.com
  • $$
  • Farm-to-table breakfast
  • Reservations not required

Taste the rich flavors grown right here in Temecula Valley. Each ingredient at Cork Fire Kitchen was plucked in the valley and served on your plate. It’s an authentic farm-to-table experience that shows you don’t have to search far to find the best ingredients. You’ll quickly find out why this is one of our favorite restaurants in Temecula.

Cork Fire Kitchen was named Best Restaurant by Inland Empire Magazine. Sit in the elegant dining room, whose large windows highlight the manicured golf course. It’s an upscale dining experience, so remember: napkins in your lap and forks on the left side of your plate.

Each dish showcases Executive Chef Ben Diaz’s creativity and inventiveness. Recipes call for ingredients from his exclusive chef’s garden, just 150 feet from the restaurant, where he gets greens for salads, herbs for omelets, and other popular dishes. After breakfast, check out the chef’s garden to see where your meal came from.


7. Mo’s Egg House

  • 27405 Jefferson Ave, Temecula, CA
  • $$
  • Country-style breakfast
  • Reservations recommended

If you’re used to getting comp tickets, care packages, and other perks, you’ll enjoy the breakfast freebie awaiting you at Mo’s Egg House. Everybody is treated to a free piece of coffee cake while deciding what to order.

Just be sure to save room for the hearty plates of comfort food favorites like country fried steak, country scrambled eggs, or Mo’s Specials.


8. Journey’s End

  • 45000 Pechanga Pkwy, Temecula, CA
  • Pre-golf meal
  • $$
  • Reservations not required

All roads lead to Journey’s End when searching for the best breakfast in Temecula. Enjoy breakfast in this golf course clubhouse before team building on the 72-par Pechanga Golf Course.

Views of the golf course and surrounding mountains set the backdrop to the outdoor patio. Fuel up for a round of golf with eggs benedict, avocado toast, waffles, and other all-day breakfast options.


9. Broken Yolk Cafe

Broken Yolk Cafe isn’t your typical chain restaurant. Its regional operations of 34 locations still feel like your everyday Temecula breakfast spots. The secret is making all of its food from scratch. And it’s a difference you can taste in every bite.

Every morning, Broken Yolk Cafe begins preparing its own sauces, batter, and biscuits before the doors open. Give an egg-tastic start to your day with classic egg dishes or an egg sandwich made with cage-free eggs. You’ll crack a smile when your omelet comes, just like you ordered. And a ‘Choose Two’ Benedict meal is for those in your group who can decide on just one.

Taste how eggs are prepared south of the border with Mexican-inspired dishes like huevos con chorizo, chilaquiles bowl, and Baja breakfast tacos. Wash it down with a fruity mimosa flight.


Your Own Bed and Breakfast in Temecula

Enjoy your time in Temecula at Via de la Sky Ranch

Do you prefer to stay in bed while enjoying breakfast in Temecula? Stay in Temecula vacation rentals and order takeout from your favorite restaurant to enjoy in the comfort of your luxury rental.

Our guests also love to cook in state-of-the-art kitchens, arrange catering, or get a chef-prepared meal on a special meal during their stay.

Be it in bed, at the dining table, outside, or at the restaurant, we’re sure you’ll love these 9 breakfast spots in Temecula.