A Jacksonville brunch list would not be complete without Metro Diner. After its first location opened in Jacksonville, Metro quickly expanded and now has over 50 locations nationwide. Known for their chicken and waffles, Metro serves a full brunch menu with a family friendly atmosphere, and kids love their cinnamon roll pancakes. Guy Fieri of Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives even gives Metro Diner his seal of approval. Hours vary by location.
Uptown Kitchen and Bar
Take a mimosa to-go and walk along the Southbank Riverwalk after visiting Uptown Kitchen and Bar for brunch. Located in Springfield, Uptown Kitchen serves breakfast all day, and their menu is filled with fresh ingredients. They have a great selection of items such as their vegan tofu scramble, shrimp and grits, and chicken and waffles. Uptown Kitchen is open daily from 7 am to 3 pm.
If you are looking for the perfect peach bellini to start your weekend morning off right, then you must stop by Biscottis in Avondale. The restaurant offers unique brunch menu items such as creme brulee french toast, cajun seafood benedict, and sweet potato pancakes. Biscottis also has vegetarian and gluten free options and specialty brunch cocktails. Brunch is Saturday and Sunday from 8 am to 3 pm.
If you are looking to spice up your brunch, The Local in Neptune Beach is the place for you. The restaurant serves a wide variety of dishes with everything from waffles, oysters, fried chicken, and short ribs, each option with unique twist. The Local is open Monday through Sunday, and hours vary by location.