Branson has a host of great morning shows that would pair perfectly with a delicious early morning breakfast or brunch. Try some of these Branson breakfast combos to start your day off right.
Enjoy the large cast of the 10 a.m. show Red, Hot…& Blue! at the Clay Cooper Theater. The show will take you all the way through the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s on up to today with incredible choreography and vocals that will knock you off your feet. The live band, diverse selection of music and more than 100 costume changes all make for an unforgettable experience that the whole family can enjoy. After the show, head to Sugar Leaf Bakery & Cafe for a delicious brunch just a half mile down the strip. This small eatery serves breakfast items of muffins, quiche, bacon, eggs and toast. Lunch options include seasonal, fresh salads, award-winning soups, mixed fruit, signature paninis and cafe salads, a kids cafe menu and desserts like cookies, cakes and cobblers. Hours are Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Down Home Country at Grand Country Music Hall at 10 a.m. features a little bit of everything country. With classic country, western swing and gospel you’ll enjoy a fantastic performance from vocalist Bob Davidson and “Fiddle Player of the Year” Melody Hart. Step back in time with classics from Merle Haggard, Hank Williams, George Jones and many more. Before the show, stop by Main Street Alley Grill, just 2 miles from Grand Country Music Hall, for a delicious home cooked breakfast. Choose from biscuits and gravy, breakfast sandwiches and breakfast burritos, eggs, hash browns, toast, omelets, french toast and the infamous Grandma Ruth’s Cinnamon Rolls. Locally made Bekemeirer’s spreads are also available in mouthwatering flavors like caramel apple butter, peach butter, dutch apple jam, cherry cobbler jam and more. Hours are Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday and Saturday 8 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Before you head to any shows, head to Clocker’s Cafe, the perfect dining spot for some wholesome, homemade cooking in downtown Branson. Sit and relax with a hot cup of coffee after filling up on your favorite traditional breakfast items. Choose from waffles, pancakes, bacon, eggs, cinnamon rolls and so much more. This place opens bright and early at 6 a.m. every day so you’ll have more than enough time to stop in and have a relaxed breakfast. Hours are Monday-Thursday 6 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday and Saturday 6 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday 6 a.m.-2 p.m. After you’ve had your fill, head to the God and Country Theatre for Wade Landry’s Cajun Fiddle, Country & Comedy at 10 a.m. You’ll enjoy the amazing fiddling of Wade Landry, who has performed alongside big name artists like George Jones and Tammy Wynette. Combine his amazing musicianship and humor with the fun and culture of Louisiana and you get this amazing morning show to kickstart your day.
Start the morning with Grandma Ruth’s amazing cinnamon rolls. Right across the street from Stone Hill Winery and next door to Subway on Highway 165, this place is always buzzing with business. Made with pure cinnamon, unbleached flour and real butter, these sweet cinnamon rolls are just too good to resist. Grab a cup of hot coffee to go with it and you’ll be set! Hours are Monday-Saturday 7 a.m.-1 p.m and closed Sunday. After you’re all sugared up, head to Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater on the strip, just a five minute drive from Grandma Ruth’s and enjoy a fantastic show from The Bretts at 10 a.m. This high energy family show will entertain with a variety of gospel, pop, broadway, motown and so much more. You’ll be amazed by this family’s incredible vocals and tight harmonies.
Billy Gail’s Cafe is a favorite breakfast spot for both locals and visitors alike. Open Monday-Saturday 7 a.m.- 2 p.m., you can choose from a gigantic menu of nothing but savory breakfast dishes including breakfast sandwiches, steak and eggs, breakfast burritos, french toast and customizable breakfast plates. This cafe is famous for its huge pancakes, so definitely give those a try! Make sure to head there early or you’ll risk waiting a long time for a table and parking can be very difficult. A scenic 15 minute drive to the strip will land you at the Doug Gabriel Theatre. Doug Gabriel has been a Branson staple for more than 20 years and his 10 a.m. #1 Hits Tribute Show has wowed audiences with it’s vast variety of top hits from a host of popular artists. Another notable characteristic of the show is his Mufftar — a unique instrument made from the muffler of a 1969 Thunderbird.
The 10 a.m. Buck Trent Morning Show at the Baldknobbers Country Music Theatre is a great breakfast combo in itself because Buck will make sure you fill up on the delicious breakfast buffet served at his show. Enjoy a delicious and filling breakfast while you enjoy the signature sound and comedy of Buck Trent, two-time CMA Instrumentalist of the Year. Affectionately known as “Mr Banjo,” Trent will wow you with his fantastic bluegrass and country variety show. What better way to start your day than with a warm, hearty breakfast and the incredible sounds of Buck Trent.