Headed off to brunch? Well, we know just the place (s) to go! Downtown Jacksonville is booming with restaurants both new and old, traditional and modern. All over the city, visitors will find themselves surrounded by many dining spots that specialize in a wide range of cuisines. Whether you are in the mood for Italian, Chinese, or some good ole Southern food, getting brunch in Downtown Jacksonville is never a bad option!
Have you ever been to Bistro AIX? If you’re a lover of food who stays in Downtown Jacksonville, then you probably have. They have an awesome reputation that keeps bringing in new customers. Why? We thought you’d never ask!
Bistro AIX is all about fine dining, and the brunch menu shows just that. Where else can you order blue cheese chips? Well, we order this appetizer along with the Steak Frites Au Poivre. It’s a brandy shallot cream sauces poured over hericot verts and French fries!
We suggest making a reservation. You can either call in or go on the website to get your table.
If you know anything about us, we love to rave about 1748 Bakehouse. True, it’s a good options for early breakfast, but why not turn it into a lunch date? The best meal on the menu? We can’t choose, but we’ll give you some choices.
Salads and sandwiches are the main meals and we like the sourdough panzanella salad. The croutons are made from sourdough bread, and the salad is a mix of burrata, peppers, cucumber, onion, tomatoes, local greens, and pesto dressing! We pair this with the pastrami sandwich. The sauerkraut is delicious!
Olio has been featured on the Travel Channel and that’s because of their one of a kind dishes. The Duck Grilled Cheese is a simple sandwich here and is an extremely popular item that we would get at lunch.
Locals love Olio and so do we. The food is prepared fresh and made with wholesome ingredients. Everything is organic and contributes to a sustainable environment. And due to it’s affordability and variety of options, it makes sense why this is a go-to for brunch in Downtown Jacksonville. Our first order? The chorizo macaroni and cheese. The house made sauce makes it taste incredible, and there’s something about the green chiles on top that just add that extra kick!
Urban Grind Coffee Company
Urban Grind Coffee Company has “Jacksonville’s best coffee.” It’s locally roasted the and the brunch menu items are top tier! It’s more on the healthy side, so it’s definitely great for those who want something natural and wholesome.
Go for the garden veggie wrap! Hummus is delicious and this wrap is filled with it! It also comes with tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, spinach and artichokes. Want more? We get it with a tasty BLT salad that’s topped with crunch croutons. Oh! And don’t forget the bleu cheese dressing. Chef’s kiss!
St. James Cafe
Located in Jacksonville City Hall, St. James Café is a big attraction. Especially for tourists and visitors! St. James Café opens early in the morning so feel free to stop there for breakfast, too!
And it’s not just us who love coming here for their brunch in Downtown Jacksonville. Customers can’t get over how fantastic St. James is. The customer service is like nothing else and you really can’t beat the prices. You always find something good to eat, and you leave wanting to come back for me!
From the breakfast sandwiches to the hot coffee to the chili dogs, the menu consists of any and everything you can think of!