From the beaches to the riverbanks Jacksonville has the most important meal of the day covered. Traditional family favorites and reinvented classics remind diners that great taste never goes out of style and old dogs can learn new tricks.
If you awake at the beaches head to local haunts like Beach Diner in Ponte Vedra and Ellen’s Kitchen in Jacksonville Beach, where early bird specials serve those rising at the break of dawn and daily specials keep things fresh. Newcomer The Loving Cup Hash House proves classic taste can be reinvented with flavorful combinations of the freshest ingredients and the best cup of specialty coffee you’ll get at a local breakfast spot.
As you head in town find one of the popular locations of Metro Diner or Maple Street Biscuit Company. The Metro’s generous portions ensures even the biggest appetites are satiated, meanwhile Maple Street creates new biscuit masterpieces out of southern inspired sandwiches and tasty pastries.
Coffee shop aficionados should head to Lillie’s Coffee Bar in Neptune Beach and Cool Moose Cafe where they know how to serve up a good strong cup of fresh brew; and where the local culture is celebrated with family friendly service, great conversation, and delicious food.
Start your day off right on the First Coast and treat yourself at one of these local favorites. You are sure to find Southern hospitality and fresh fare that will delight your tastebuds.
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