My favorite part of the weekends has always been sleeping in nice and late and then heading out to my favorite restaurant for brunch. I love getting together with my friends and family for what is, in my opinion, the most delightful meal of the week.
When you’re in Orlando, Florida, there are so many options when it comes to deciding where to eat brunch. I thought I would make this problem a little easier for all my fellow brunch-lovers out thereby ranking all of the restaurants in Orlando with the best brunch. Below, I’ve compiled a complete ranking of the top brunch spots in Orlando for you to try. You’ll find all the classics and all the favorites like fried chicken and waffles, french toast, pancakes, bacon, and so much more it’ll make your head spin!
Maxine’s On Shine
337 Shine Ave, Orlando, FL 32803
First up is a place called Maxine’s On Shine and they’re an American restaurant with 40s-style decor that I think everyone will love for brunch. You can find them off of Shine Avenue in Colonialtown South, just over a mile away from Downtown Orlando. They call it Maxine’s “Rejuicination Brunch” and it’s got quite the brunch deals on food and drinks. Brunch is served every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday here at Maxine’s where you can order mimosas by the glass, pint, or even by the quart! Who needs bottomless when you’ve got a quarter-gallon of mimosa all to yourself? They also have a full menu of other delicious cocktails, beers, and wines to choose from while you brunch it up. For food, I recommend fried green tomatoes and their chicken & biscuit bowl. It’s a match made in heaven.
110 S Orlando Ave #7, Winter Park, FL 32789
This next place is called Bulla Gastrobar and they have locations all around Florida, each one spectacular in its own way. Bulla Gastrobar off of South Orlando Avenue, however, is one I would recommend to anyone looking for the best brunch near Orlando, FL. Bulla Gastrobar specializes in Spanish and Catalan fare and you can see the influence shine through in their brunch menu. They offer a prix fixe option that I highly recommend, as well as bottomless mimosas and bottomless sangria where you get to drink as much as you want for 2 whole hours. Check out Bulla Gastrobar right next to Martin Luther King Jr. Park and the Community Playground, right across the street from Trader Joe’s grocery store.
Keke’s Breakfast Cafe
7512 Dr Phillips Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
Phone: (407) 354-1440
Keke’s is a name known all across Florida for having absolutely amazing breakfast and brunch foods. I always go to Keke’s when I wake up and I’m feeling hungry. Keke’s has some of the best waffles I have ever had, including all different flavors like strawberry, blueberry, chocolate chip, and many more. Come check out Keke’s Breakfast Cafe off of Dr. Philips Boulevard next to the Publix Supermarket inside the Market at Dr. Phillips shopping center.
629 E Central Blvd, Orlando, FL 32801
This next place is called Soco Restaurant and you can find them off of East Central Boulevard near Lake Eola Park where they host the Orlando Farmers Market on Sundays. It’s the perfect location for brunch with a bunch of mimosas followed by a lakeside walk through the park. Soco offers $15 bottomless mimosas made from sparkling wine and your choice of juice with the purchase of an entree. Not a bad deal! As far as food goes, I highly recommend trying an order of their fresh buttermilk biscuits and gravy with crispy pork belly. Either that, or you should definitely try the steak and eggs, my personal favorite.
The Ravenous Pig
565 W Fairbanks Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
Next up, The Ravenous Pig and The Ravenous Pig Beer Garden next door are waiting off of West Fairbanks Avenue in Winter Park, Florida, just a block or two outside the city limits of Orlando. It’s one of the best restaurants near Orlando with great brunch deals. You can order from the brunch menu here at The Ravenous Pig only on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, so plan accordingly! Some of the best brunch specials they have include deals on mimosas where you can order mimosa bottle service for only $25, OJ included. For brunch, I strongly recommend trying their crab cake benedict made with fresh blue crab.
300 E New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone: (407) 998-8089
Hamilton’s Kitchen is a Floridian restaurant located on the corner of East New England Avenue and South Interlachen Avenue where you’ll find some of the best brunch deals in Orlando. Brunch is served here at Hamilton’s Kitchen every single day from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM on Saturdays, and from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM on Sundays. I always recommend ordering their bacon shrimp and grits for brunch, but they have plenty of other delicious food available like The Hamilton’s Club sandwich or the Farmhouse Platter which comes with 3 eggs, potatoes, toast, and either bacon or sausage.
802 Virginia Dr, Orlando, FL 32803
This next place, Santiago’s Bodega, is one of my favorite places to get brunch near Orlando because they do an incredible tapas-style brunch every weekend on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. A flat fee of $44.95 for adults and $14.95 for children 12 and under gets you a phenomenal tapas brunch of cold, hot, and sweet tapas dishes complete with complimentary mimosas and red or white sparkling sangria. Look for Santiago’s Bodega off of Virginia Drive near Lake Formosa, just east of the Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company.
13615 Sachs Avenue, Orlando, FL 32827
This next place is called Canvas Restaurant and I think they are easily one of Orlando’s best brunch spots. Check them out off of Sachs Avenue next to the Laureate Park Aquatic Center in the Lake Nona Region of Orlando. I always start my brunch experience here off with their loaded breakfast potatoes, but then I recommend trying something a bit sweeter. They have delectable buttermilk ricotta pancakes topped with homemade lemon curd that I can never resist. Canvas Restaurant is also a great place to get coffee and smoothies to go along with your brunch as well! I particularly love their cappuccino or a mixed berry smoothie.
White Wolf Cafe
1829 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32804
Come down to White Wolf Cafe, another phenomenal brunch restaurant in Orlando that you are not going to want to miss. They have all sorts of brunch burgers, salads, sandwiches, and other brunch house specialties. My favorite thing to order here that I recommend is one of their build-your-own omelets. Sometimes, however, I’ll just choose one of their house specialties like cinnamon buns or country fried chicken in sausage gravy. White Wolf Cafe is located off of North Orange Avenue, right across the street from Lake Formosa Park and just down the road from the fascinating Orlando Science Center.
The Stubborn Mule
100 S Eola Dr Suite 103, Orlando, FL 32801
This next place, The Stubborn Mule, can be found inside the Sanctuary Condominium on the first floor and it’s a bit of a sanctuary itself, but for brunch. Stubborn Brunch, as it’s called here at The Stubborn Mule, is served on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM and it’s where you’ll find some of the best brunch food in Orlando. I always start with the soft pretzel rolls as an appetizer while I enjoy a brunch libation, but then I go for their tasty crustless quiche. Come find The Stubborn Mule off of South Eola Drive next to The Abbey event space and just a block away from The Greenery Creamery ice cream shop.
The Glass Knife
276 S Orlando Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
Right off South Orlando Avenue, right next to Chuy’s Tex-Mex restaurant, is an establishment called The Glass Knife that I would qualify as one of my favorite brunch restaurants near Orlando, Florida. Everything is served over the counter here at The Glass Knife where you can also get freshly-baked sweet treats like donuts, macarons, and cakes. Don’t worry, they have plenty of more substantial brunch options if you’re a bit too hungry for just baked goods. I highly recommend ordering their shakshuka for a healthy, delicious brunch to get your day started right.
7335 W Sand Lake Rd #101, Orlando, FL 32819
Next up, American Social is a name we all know and love across the country, especially for brunch. My favorite part about getting brunch from American Social is the fact that they have amazing raw bar options. The East Coast oysters are my favorite way to get brunch started when I come to AmSo, but it’s always a tough choice between that and the Old Bay peel and eat shrimp. American Social is in a very convenient location for anyone in Orlando that’s spending time near Universal’s Volcano Bay water park or Universal’s Islands of Adventure because they’re both right up the road.
The Hampton Social
9101 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Up next is The Hampton Social located inside Pointe Orlando shopping center right alongside other great places to eat in Orlando like The Capital Grille and Taverna Opa. Brunch is served here at The Hampton Social every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM which is plenty of time to enjoy all of their brunch specials.When you go to The Hampton Social for brunch, I strongly urge you to try their wild berry French toast. Either that, or you should definitely give their breakfast burrito a shot, but they have countless other delicious options as well that you’re sure to love.
390 N Orange Ave Suite 110, Orlando, FL 32801
DoveCote Restaurant is another one of the best brunch restaurants in Orlando if you ask me, and it’s all thanks to their unbelievable oyster bar. If you’re like me and you love a delicious brunch of fresh seafood, then this is the place for you. The brunch menu here features delicacies such as grilled and chilled octopus, freshly-shucked oysters with mignonette and cocktail sauce, a jumbo shrimp cocktail, and even oysters Rockefeller which is my personal favorite. Don’t worry though, they offer plenty of land-based brunch dishes as well like pancakes, omelets, steak and eggs, and so much more.
2912 Edgewater Dr, Orlando, FL 32804
Cafe Linger is another one of the best brunch spots in Orlando, not only because they have incredible food, but also because they have bottomless mimosas if that’s what you’re looking for. Some of the breakfast classics they offer here on their brunch menu are simply unbeatable. My favorite is their croissant sandwich that comes with either bacon or ham with swiss cheese and 2 eggs as well as a side salad. Another good one is their granola bowl for something a bit sweeter. Check out Cafe Linger off of Edgewater Drive in the College Park neighborhood, just south of Edgewater High School.
325 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801
Just east of Amway Center and across the street from the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is a place called The Boheme, one of the best brunch restaurants Orlando has to offer in my opinion. Brunch is only served here at The Boheme on Sundays, so don’t go planning on showing up for a Saturday brunch. You can get breakfast here every day, however. Sunday is their Jazz Brunch day where everything is served family-style for a flat fee of $67.50 per person. This gets you all sorts of delicious family-style dishes and “Action Stations” like a prime rib carving station or a seafood and shellfish display. Be sure to check out this luxurious brunch restaurant inside the Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando, Autograph Collection.
Hash House A Go Go
5350 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
Hash House A Go Go is another brunch restaurant in Orlando, Florida that you are not going to want to pass up. They’re conveniently located next to Fun Spot America Theme Parks and the International Festival shopping mall for anyone looking to grab brunch before a day of fun and shopping. The brunch here at Hash House A Go Go is award-winning and I can totally see why. I absolutely cannot get enough of their mouth-watering hashes and the way they come served in an old-fashioned, cast-iron skillet on a bed of crispy potatoes. They also have a wide array of craft cocktails like Bloody Marys and mimosas to go along with your brunch here at Hash House A Go Go. They really have everything you could ever need for a successful weekend brunch!