Best Places For Brunch In Orlando, Florida - Updated 2021

Best Places For Brunch In Orlando, Florida, USA
Anne Marie
Anne Marie
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Orlando, Florida, is well-known for being the theme park epicenter of the United States, if not the world. However, this large city has a lot to offer besides amusement parks, like a thriving arts and culture scene, many sports teams, and an impressive array of culinary options! Why not start exploring Orlando’s many eateries with the most important meal of the weekend: brunch. Whether you are craving a classic breakfast meal, ready to move on to a lunch option, or in the mood to eat something different, there are dozens of brunch spots in and around the city to try. We’ve helped you narrow the options down with this list of the 10 best brunch spots in Orlando: read on, and then start working up your appetite!

1. Audobon Park Garden District

Posted by Audubon Park Garden District on Friday, 4 November 2016

Orlando is a large city with lots of different neighborhoods, all with their own dining options. The most innovative food neighborhood is the Audobon Park Garden District. This area is the center of Orlando’s expanding food movement, with a focus on eco-friendly and sustainable practices. Audobon Park has organic community gardens, urban farms, and a compost program that brings food scraps back into use in farms.

Try some brunch made with local, urban-grown ingredients at the Sanctum, where Sunday brunch features Southern classics, like grits and gravy with vegetarian twists. If you can’t start your day without meat, check out the all-day breakfast at Se7en Bites café, which offers comfort food with modern flair.

Audobon Park Garden District

Website: Audobon Park Garden District

2. Plant Street brunch spots

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Just a short drive away from Orlando is the cute, historic city of Winter Garden. Known for its charming downtown area, the West Orange bike trail, and its waterfront location on Lake Apopka, Winter Garden is a bustling place with a great food scene! Many of the city’s best restaurants are on Plant Street, where you can brunch your way along the main drag. For a classic Winter Park experience, try the Tasting Room at the Chef’s Table restaurant. Dating back to 1927, the Chef’s Table is an award-winning, upscale restaurant. The Tasting Room is its more casual offshoot and offers weekend brunch with options for outdoor seating.

If you’re looking for a new spot, check out Eggs and Oats, which just opened in 2018. It has delicious breakfast mainstays made from scratch with organic, local ingredients, and lots of vegetarian options, too!

Plant Street

Address: Plant Street, Winter Garden, FL

3. The Melting Pot

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It’s rare to find a brunch spot that serves one of the most fun kinds of cuisine—fondue. However, at the Melting Pot in Orlando, you can start your day with a hearty, dippable brunch! This fun fondue twist includes cheese fondues infused with breakfast staples, like bacon and hollandaise. Dip bread and veggies for a hearty breakfast alternative. If you prefer to start your day with a sweet meal, try the French Toast or yogurt fondue options.

The Melting Pot

Address: 7549 W Sand Lake Rd, Orlando, Florida 32819

Website: The Melting Pot

4. The Glass Knife

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For some people, pastries are a non-negotiable part of brunch. For a delicious array of cakes, donuts, and other baked goods, along with traditional brunch fare, like avocado toast and omelets, visit the Glass Knife. The dessert options are truly decadent and their rotating menu means you can try new goodies that vary depending on the season and even change by day! This is one place where you must bring your camera, as the Glass Knife’s delicacies are truly picture perfect.

The Glass Knife

Address: 276 S Orlando Ave
, Winter Park, FL 32789

Website: The Glass Knife

5. Slate


In addition to delicious food, ambiance is the next most important thing when it comes to brunch. For both a great meal in a casually elegant environment, start your weekend off with brunch at Slate. With a large, open kitchen and wood-fired stove, Slate serves American classics and a wide variety of brunch options. Enjoy typical breakfast fare, lunch sandwiches, or even a crispy pizza, right out of the wood stove. They also have a large cocktail menu served in individual portions or as a pitcher for the table to share!

Slate

Address: 8323 W. Sand Lake Road, Orlando, FL 32819

Website: Slate

6. Tartine

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Posted by Tartine Orlando on Monday, 4 June 2018

This French wine bar serves delicious weekend brunch that might be so good you’ll be tempted to come back for dinner! The stars of the brunch menu are the tartines, open-faced sandwiches served on house-made pain de campagne, a crusty country bread. There are lots of varieties to choose from, whether you go for the traditional French Croque Madame or the typically American version, called the Hangover. They also serve traditional breakfast staples, like omelets and egg plates, all reasonably priced!

Tartine

Address: 2445 Edgewater Dr, Orlando, FL 32804

Website: Tartine

7. Domu

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Ramen is a hearty noodle dish that is delicious any time of day, but rarely found on brunch menus. At Domu, they serve up delicious bowls of ramen from 11:30 to 2:00, every Saturday and Sunday, for a twist on traditional brunch. They have lots of different options, ranging from classic ramen to variations with inventive flavors and ingredients. If you can’t brunch without your eggs, there’s an eggs benedict entrée with a delicious Asian twist, too.

Domu

Address: 3201 Corrine Drive, STE 100, Orlando, FL 32803

Website: Domu

8. Pizza Bruno

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Posted by PIZZA BRUNO on Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Some people only eat pizza for brunch if it’s cold leftovers from the night before. At Pizza Bruno, you can enjoy delicious fresh pizza and other breakfast dishes on weekend mornings and early afternoons! This casual restaurant uses its wood-fired oven to add a crispy twist to typical breakfast entrees, like Dutch Baby pancakes and frittatas. The menu is full of other flavorful options, like Eggs in Purgatory, meatballs, and, of course, pizza.

Pizza Bruno

Address: 3990 Curry Ford Road, Orlando, FL, 32806

Website: Pizza Bruno

9. Canvas

Posted by Canvas Restaurant & Market on Thursday, 21 January 2016

For an exceptional al fresco brunch experience, you won’t do much better than a meal at Canvas. This hip spot has a waterfront location that is pretty at all times of day, but especially during a sunny brunch. You can either sit out on the patio, or inside the restaurant, with floor-to-ceiling windows that let in the beautiful views. The cuisine is inventive, New American dishes influenced by the area’s Latin roots.

The brunch menu includes delicious classics like egg sandwiches and pancakes, as well as unique dishes like chilaquiles and an eggs benedict with jalapeño hollandaise sauce!

Canvas

Address: 13615 Sachs Avenue, Orlando, FL 32827

Website: Canvas

10. The Strand

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


The Strand is a restaurant committed to using locally-grown ingredients and cooking their meals from scratch. This means you can eat food you feel good about and you’ll never get the exact same thing twice! The menu is constantly changing, but one thing you can be sure of is a delicious meal. Brunch features classic options, like steak and eggs, alongside fresh salads and grits.

The Strand

Address: 807 North Mills Avenue, Orlando, FL 32803

Website: The Strand

A city with classic and innovative eateries

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Brunch is a blend of two meals, breakfast and lunch, making it the perfect meal for chefs testing new recipes and ideas. Orlando is a city of great variety and its blend of influences also adds to the diversity of its cuisine. The restaurants in this city are trying lots of exciting things with their brunch menus, ranging from classical to trendy dishes made with locally-sourced produce, as well as unique ingredients. If you have an adventurous appetite, Orlando is certainly the place to expand your palate and brunch is the perfect time to do so!

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Anne-Marie works in publishing by day and aspires to travel as much as she can. While she has not yet seen the whole world, she's eager to learn and write about it!

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