To fully experience Gettysburg we recommend an early start, especially if you aren’t able to stay a full weekend. There is so much to see and do, that many guests find it best to spend several days exploring all Gettysburg has to offer.
In order to get your day off to the best start, many like to grab a bite to eat for breakfast. We frequently get asked where we recommend going for breakfast, so for those of you planning a trip in the near future we thought we’d address this question in this month’s blog.
If you’re the type of person who is just looking for coffee, you’ll want to explore our previous blog dedicated to the best coffee stops in Gettysburg. Otherwise, here are several great choices to grab some grub before you head out for a day of bus tours, roaming the battlefields, and exploring the great museums and monuments we have here in Gettysburg.
- Gettysburg Family Restaurant – The Gettysburg Family Restaurant located at 1275 York Road features a large menu with all the fixings you’d expect at a family restaurant. Open daily.
- 1863 Restaurant – As part of the Wyndham Gettysburg hotel, the 1863 Restaurant is located at 95 Presidential Circle. Browse the breakfast menu or stop in starting at 6:30am daily.
- Garden Grille & Bar – Located inside the Hilton Garden Inn at 1061 York Road, the Garden Grille & Bar opens their hot breakfast buffet Monday-Friday at 6am and on Saturday and Sunday at 7am.
- Dunlap’s Restaurant – Dunlap’s Restaurant, located at 90 Buford Ave, is a great place to stop for breakfast here in Gettysburg. This restaurant opens at 6:30am Monday-Saturday, and at 8am on Sundays.
If that isn’t enough great options for breakfast, we’ve included a few more below. These breakfast options only serve during the specific days and times noted below.
- The Pike Restaurant – The Pike Restaurant is a great stop for lunch or dinner, but on Sundays they open their doors at 8am for a breakfast buffet as well. You can find them at 985 Baltimore Pike.
Fidler & Co – Fidler & Co, located at 213 E. York St. Biglerville, opens for brunch on the weekends from 10am-2pm. Featuring more unique items like breakfast pizza and lemon ricotta pancakes, you also can get classic staples like eggs, french toast, and sausage.** Fidler & Co unfortunately closed it’s doors in 2018.
- Mason Dixon Distillery – Opening in winter 2015 at 331 E. Water St., the Mason Dixon distillery anticipates serving weekend brunch. Keep an eye on their website for hours and more information once they officially open.
As you can see, there’s quite a variety of options when it comes to breakfast in Gettysburg. We encourage you to fuel up at one of these great stops, and enjoy your stay!