The Only Breakfast Items You Should Be Ordering at Cracker Barrel

9 Best Breakfast Items at Cracker Barrel

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Biscuits are the Most Important Meal of the Day

You won't really know Southern comfort until you've had breakfast at Cracker Barrel. Since 1969, Cracker Barrel has been the go-to pitstop for road trippers and Southern food fans, with a cozy, down-home dining experience that's hard to beat — and a jam-packed country store where you can buy knickknacks and such. 

When it comes to a really hearty, filling Americana breakfast, look no further. Cracker Barrel serves breakfast all day, with dozens of delicious items on the menu. Whether you're an early bird or a late riser, you can always get your breakfast fix here. These nine items, in our opinion, are the best and must-tries. 

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Old Timer Breakfast
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1. Old Timer's Breakfast

No matter which Cracker Barrel location you visit, the Old Timer's Breakfast tastes just as good as your local restaurant. It’s one of the restaurant’s longest-serving items on the menu, and while it may look light, it’s surprisingly filling. 

You get two eggs cooked just how you like them, grits, and your choice of fried apples or hashbrown casserole. Plus, there’s bacon, turkey sausage, or smoked sausage patties. It’s got everything you need to kickstart your day. 

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French Toast
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2. French Toast

Cracker Barrel’s French Toast is a must-try. Each order includes four pieces of their house sourdough bread, dipped in a rich egg batter and griddled to perfection. The result is a crispy, golden crust on the outside and a moist, flavorful center. 

The sourdough gives a nice twist, adding a slight tang that balances the sweetness. Add some bacon or sausage on the side, and you’ve got a breakfast that hits all the right notes. 

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Biscuits n’ Gravy
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3. Biscuits n’ Gravy with Bacon or Sausage

No other restaurant makes biscuits as soft, buttery and divine as Cracker Barrel — fight us on this. Cracker Barrel's biscuits are truly exceptional. They strike the perfect balance between soft, fluffy, and just a bit crispy. 

Paired with their thick, rich sawmill gravy, which is almost as hearty as mashed potatoes, these biscuits are a true comfort food classic. Add your choice of crispy bacon or savory sausage, and you’ve got a breakfast that’s both hearty and satisfying.

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Country Boy Breakfast
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4. Country Boy Breakfast

The Country Boy Breakfast is the way to go if you have a big appetite. It’s loaded with three eggs, fried apples, hashbrown casserole, and grits, plus your choice of a sirloin steak, sugar-cured ham, or country ham. This one will definitely keep you full for hours.

Momma’s Pancake Breakfast
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5. Momma’s Pancake Breakfast

You know a pancake is stellar if you eat it cold straight from the fridge the next day (like you’re perfect) and it still tastes good. 

Cracker Barrel’s Momma’s Pancake Breakfast is the most popular item on their menu, and it's no surprise why. This hearty breakfast includes three golden buttermilk pancakes, along with two eggs made just the way you like them. The buttermilk pancakes are perfection, especially with Cracker Barrel’s warm syrup.  You also get your choice of crispy bacon or savory sausage. 

Stuffed Cheesecake Pancakes
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6. Stuffed Cheesecake Pancakes

Dessert for breakfast might not be your nutritional win of the day, but hey, you’re at a Southern restaurant, you’ll get nutrition for your soul. 

Three buttermilk pancakes stuffed with rich, creamy cheesecake filling and topped with fresh strawberries, powdered sugar, and whipped cream are sure to make your morning magical.

It’s  perfect for indulging your inner child (or your actual child).  

Bacon n' Egg Hashbrown Casserole
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7. Bacon n' Egg Hashbrown Casserole

Cracker Barrel's hashbrown casserole is a winner on its own and one of the favorites on the menu. Now imagine it taken to the next level with the Bacon n' Egg Hashbrown Casserole. This dish comes with the hashbrown casserole topped with melted Colby cheese and scrambled eggs, finished off with crispy bacon.

It’s the perfect combination of cheesy, savory goodness.

Double Meat Breakfast
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8. Double Meat Breakfast

For meat lovers, the Double Meat Breakfast is a dream. It includes three eggs, a full order of thick-sliced bacon, and smoked sausage patties, served with grits and all the usual fixings. It’s a protein-packed powerhouse.

Fried Apples
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9. Fried Apples

Cracker Barrel's Fried Apples are technically a dessert but they are also served as a breakfast side. These tender, cinnamon-spiced apples are cooked to perfection and taste like a pie without the crust.