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Two plates of eggs benedict and two glasses of wine sitting on a wooden table



Looking for your new favorite brunch stop on a lazy weekend morning? We’ve got options for you. Here are some of the best spots in Jacksonville for that perfect mid-morning meal.

Another Broken Egg Cafe

Sure, this fun restaurant has every conceivable egg dish, as you can guess by their name. But they also have several sweet plates that’ll draw your attention, including Lemon Blueberry Goat Cheese Pancakes, Belgian waffles, and Cinnamon Roll French Toast. If you want something a little different than the classic Eggs Benedict or an omelet, you’ll appreciate their other entrees, like Crab Cakes & Fried Green Tomatoes, Shrimp ‘N Grits, and Country Fried Steak Benedict. And did we mention they serve brunch cocktails?

First Watch

You’ll want to stop by this eatery if only to try their Million Dollar Bacon. This hardwood smoked bacon is drizzled with a special glaze of cayenne, black pepper, maple syrup, and brown sugar. Don’t be surprised if you have to order a second serving! If you’re looking for something light, you’ll love the Power Wrap with turkey, egg whites, and crimini mushrooms. And try a local favorite, the Frittata Rustica, bursting with Italian flavors and topped with rich mozzarella.

Grinders American Diner

This is the perfect place for the true diner experience. Grinders has been a huge part of the Jacksonville restaurant scene since they opened in 1986. They carry all the classic diner choices, from buttermilk pancakes to ham and eggs. Be sure to try their Biscuits & Sausage Gravy or the Pecan Waffle when you’re in the mood for something a little extra.

Southern Grounds & Co.

This coffee shop is about far more than just coffee. They understand the importance of good, healthy food, and the need to share a table with loved ones. It might start with a cup of coffee – but it doesn’t end there! They’ve got everything from Eggs Benedict to bagel sandwiches. You’ll definitely want to try their Greek Omelette that features lamb, feta cheese, tomatoes, spinach, and house-made tzatziki.

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