Craving breakfast and brunch food?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable breakfast and brunch restaurants around Virginia Beach, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're on the hunt.
1. Duck Donuts
Topping the list is an outpost of the chain Duck Donuts. Located at 3030 Virginia Beach Blvd. in Kings Grant, the breakfast and brunch spot, which offers doughnuts and coffee and tea, is the highest-rated inexpensive breakfast and brunch restaurant in Virginia Beach, boasting 4.5 stars out of 368 reviews on Yelp.
Julie K., who reviewed Duck Donuts on Nov. 9, wrote, “Doughnuts are made to order on the spot and they are warm. We got maple bacon, blueberry, lemon and s'mores. They are delicious and less oily than other doughnut places."
2. Doc Taylor's
Next up is Seatack's Doc Taylor's, situated at 207 23rd St. With four stars out of 826 reviews on Yelp, the breakfast and brunch spot, which offers burgers and sandwiches, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a budget-friendly option.
Yelper Katie S., who reviewed Doc Taylor's on Oct. 14, wrote, "The food itself was really good, as well. A couple of us enjoyed the sweet potato pecan pancakes and they were absolutely delicious. Others enjoyed eggs, potatoes, biscuits and even oatmeal. "
Yelper Marian B. wrote, "The Doc Taylor's southwestern omelet is wow! Chorizo, pepper jack, onion, bell peppers, tomatoes and a taste of greatness. The French toast I loved, as well."
3. The Big Grill
Bayside's The Big Grill, located at 309 Aragona Blvd., Suite 113, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap breakfast and brunch and New American spot, which offers burgers and more, 4.5 stars out of 236 reviews.
The site can tell you a thing or two more about The Big Grill.
"Best breakfast and burgers," it notes on Yelp in the section about specialties.
4. Pop's Diner Co.
Check out Pop's Diner Co., which has earned four stars out of 219 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the diner and breakfast and brunch spot by heading over to 2808 Sabre St.
If you're hungry for more, we found these details about Pop's Diner Co..
"It all started when our father, Pops as we call him, would cook breakfast for us every Sunday morning without exception," per the history section of its Yelp profile. "To our horror, we found out that some of our friends and acquaintances weren't as lucky! They didn't get to enjoy grilled sausages, fresh cut home fries, and buttered biscuits every Sunday."
Regarding signature items, "Winner of Virginia Pilot's Best of Awards: Best Breakfast 2009-2016, Best Waffles 2009-2016," it states on Yelp in the section about specialties. "Home of Kid's Eat Free all day every day!"
5. Roosters Cafe & Grill
Last but not least, there's Roosters Cafe & Grill, a Bayside favorite with four stars out of 195 reviews. Stop by 5785 Northampton Blvd. to hit up the traditional American, breakfast and brunch spot the next time you're looking to satisfy your cravings on a budget.
Yelper Keith R., who reviewed Roosters Cafe & Grill on Nov. 24 wrote, "This is a great local diner that draws a steady flow of locals and visitors. It has a solid lunch and breakfast menu and fair prices."