Whenever my in-laws call & want to get together for breakfast on the weekends, we know where we’ll go – Beach Diner.
Understandably so as the menu boasts breakfast favorites such as eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, hash browns, Corn Beef Hash, French Toast & an array of omelets. In addition to the greasy spoon favorites, the menu also boasts a Mayport Shrimp & Egg Omelet, Catfish, Eggs & Grits & a full lunch menu.
Did I mention the coffee? I’m not sure what they do to their coffee, but it’s incredible. It’s just a plain cup of coffee, but it has such a rich, smooth taste (in case you wanted to know, I like my coffee with cream & 2 splendas). Nothing bitter about that cup:
There’s something very old-school charming about the advertisements printed on the coffee mugs. Cheesetastic? Sure, but I like it. It makes me appreciate that Beach Diner has been making the same recipes for decades. The family that owns Beach Diner has actually been a major presence in Jacksonville dining for over 50 years.
I opted for the 2 Egg Breakfast with bacon, whole wheat toast, hashbrowns & scrambled eggs. Because I was craving a sandwich, I asked for cheese on my eggs & assembled my craving when my plate arrived at the table: