‘Watts for Dinner’: You’ll give a big ‘Hoot’ for this breakfast

Will Watts
The “Scramble Skillet” from Hoot’s Breakfast & Lunch.

Our next dining destination is Hoot’s Breakfast & Lunch and is located on Marco Island and in the Shops of Eagle Creek, South Naples.  

Breakfast: one of my top three meals of the day! Actually, it’s rare for me to have anything more than a protein bar or shake for breakfast, especially if I have to cook it myself. So, going to Hoot’s is a real treat and one of the best breakfast places around.

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I had the “Create Your Own Omelet” ($9.75). You get four eggs and your choice of any three items: American, mozzarella, Monterey jack, swiss or cheddar cheese, mushrooms, onions, peppers, tomato, spinach, sausage, bacon, ham. You can add additional items for $.75 each. And it’s served with your choice of home fries, hash browns, grits or fresh fruit.

The “Create Your Own Omelet” from Hoot’s Breakfast & Lunch.

I selected spinach, Swiss cheese and mushrooms; with home fries as my side. It also comes with two huge slices of toast, made from bread created in house. You won’t find toast like this anywhere else.

The omelet was huge and hearty. I was very pleased. And the home fries ... love 'em!     

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My dining companion had the “Scramble Skillet” ($9.95) featuring home fries, peppers, tomatoes and mushrooms topped with scrambles eggs and house made Hollandaise sauce.

Hoot’s has the best Hollandaise sauce around. I can highly recommend any dish that comes with it. And this was no exception. Huge, beautiful and delicious.

French toast from Hoot’s Breakfast & Lunch.

We also shared some French toast ($9.95). Made with that same house bread, delectable syrup and powdered sugar, it’s the perfect end to an early afternoon breakfast. You can add fresh strawberries, blueberries or chocolate chips for $2.

Hoot’s always satisfies. It’s a friendly diner atmosphere. Happy eating!

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If you go

Hoot’s Breakfast & Lunch

  • 563 E. Elkcam Circle, Marco Island
  • Shops at Eagle Creek, 12676 Tamiami Trail E, Naples
  • 239-394-4644 (Marco)
  • 239-304-4644 (Naples)
  • hootsbreakfastandlunch.com