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8 Mouth-Watering Places for Brunch in Lakeland

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Lakeland offers a genuine city in central Florida, just east of Tampa. From high-end dining to local mom and pop shops, there are plenty of places to make your tastebuds dance! We’ve gathered the best spots for brunch in Lakeland just for you to elevate your weekend plans. Grab your brunch pals, it’s time to down a few Bloody Mary’s and eat more than you can imagine. 

From fluffy pancakes to bottomless mimosas, here are the best places for brunch in Lakeland!


Voted one of Forbes 100 Most Romantic Restaurants, Nineteen61 is a phenomenal brunch spot in Lakeland that you must visit! Their Sunday brunch is outstanding with $13 bottomless mimosas paired with a delicious food menu. We highly recommend the Steak and Eggs for a simple dish that’ll leave you feeling glorious.

Monday-Wednesday | 11:30AM-9PM
Tuesday-Saturday  |11:30AM-10PM
Sunday | 10AM-8PM

📍215 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801

Cob and Pen

Cob and Pen has the most drool-worthy food in all of Lakeland! Their breakfast sammie is out-of-this-world amazing. They also have a “My”Mosa where you build your own mimosa with a great selection of juices and macerated fruits. If you’re more of a Bloody Mary kinda pal, don’t worry, they have a selection of mixes and garnishes for that too! In addition to their incredible food and drinks, the interior is beautiful and definitely Instagram worthy all around!

Monday-Thursday | 4PM-11PM
Friday | 3PM-12AM
Saturday | 11AM-12AM
Sunday | 11AM-11PM

📍1221 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33803

Frescos Southern Kitchen and Bar

Frescos Southern Kitchen and Bar in Lakeland has a great weekend brunch from 8am-2pm. This is the perfect spot to enjoy a delicious handcrafted cocktail and southern comfort foods all while being in the heart of downtown Lakeland. They are known for their weekend boozy brunch with bottomless mimosas, an incredible bourbon and whisky selection, and all of the yummy comfort food options. The Steak and Egg Bowl is outstanding!

Sunday-Monday | 8AM-2PM
Tuesday-Thursday | 8AM-9PM
Friday-Saturday | 8AM-10PM

📍132 S Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801

The Terrace Grille

The Terrace Grille is located at The Terrace Hotel and offers fine dining for the brunch outings that call for celebrations! Their $10 bottomless mimosas with any entree are offered on Sundays and is a great way to start off your morning. The atmosphere is sophisticated and overall charming. We recommend the croissant French toast for something sweet and the frittata for something savory.

Monday-Saturday | 7-10AM, 11AM-2PM & 5-9PM
Sunday | 7AM-2PM 

📍329 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801

The Federal Bar Lakeland

Go back in time to the prohibition right here in Lakeland at The Federal Bar. They offer a magnificent brunch menu on Saturday and Sundays along with a full prohibition style cocktail menu. They also have live music Friday through Sunday! We strongly recommend the brunch bowl or the chicken and waffles. Don’t forget about their bottomless mimosas too!

Monday | Closed Tuesday-Thursday | 3-11PM Friday | 3PM-1AM Saturday | 11AM-1AM Sunday | 10AM-5PM

📍124 S Tennessee Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801

Black and Brew Coffee House

If you’re on the hunt for a casual brunch spot, head to Black and Brew Coffee House. This cozy cafe offers a variety of coffee to get your caffeine fixing in! They also have fantastic food from sandwiches, soups, salads, and more! We recommend trying the avocado toast for a delicious bite to eat!

Downtown Location Monday-Thursday | 7AM-8PM Friday | 7AM-9PM Saturday | 8AM-9PM Sunday | 10:30AM-5PM Lake Morton Location Monday-Friday | 7am-5pm Saturday | 8am- 5pm Sunday | 10:30am-5pm

📍205 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801
📍100 Lake Morton Dr. Lakeland, FL 33801

The Brunch Box

The Brunch Box is serving all of the breakfast classics and you can never go wrong with a visit here! When you’re in the mood for something home-made, The Brunch Box is the answer. They have an incredible Cuban sandwich that many locals rave about, not to mention some of the best hashbrowns around town! For when you’re missing home and need a comforting breakfast, The Brunch Box in Lakeland is the place to be.

Monday-Friday | 6AM-1:40PM
Saturday-Sunday | 7AM-1:40PM

📍735 E Memorial Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33801

The Poor Porker

Have you been looking for incredibly mouthwatering beignets that vary from sweet to savory? The Poor Porker is here for you! Plus, they have craft beer and wine. With a location right in the heart of downtown Lakeland, The Poor Porker is a trendy and retro spot to meet your friends for brunch. They also do private rentals for private parties! This hipster spot is ideal for downing a delicious cold brew and indulging with a beignet!

Monday-Thursday | Closed Friday | 5-10PM Saturday | 10AM-10PM Sunday | 10AM-3PM

📍801 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801

8 Best Places for Brunch in Lakeland

From brunch cocktails to the delicious steak and eggs, these 8 best brunch spots in Lakeland are waiting for you to visit!

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Haley Haman

Haley Haman

Haley is a blogger for the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.

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