BEST OF LAKE: Favorite Breakfast and Brunch in Lake County

BEST OF LAKE: Favorite Breakfast and Brunch in Lake County

We’re excited to share our top breakfast and brunch in Lake County!

Pancakes, omelets, eggs benedict. Who doesn’t love a hot and hearty breakfast? And even better when someone else does the cooking and cleaning! I’ve compiled a list of all the best breakfast and brunch spots in Lake County. What’s your favorite?

I recently saw a post on Facebook asking for the best breakfast spots in North Lake County. So I’ve compiled a list of all of the great recommendations. I’ll be honest, narrowing down the top picks was a challenge! Did we miss your favorite? Check out Lake County’s Breakfast Directory here!


Breakfast in Lake County

Haystax Restaurant Eustis
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15939 US-441, Eustis, FL 32726
Homestyle cooking at a great price. Features American and Mexican comfort foods with all-you-can-eat options. Check out the menu here.

Jeannie’s Place
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209 E Gottsche Ave, Eustis, FL 32726
Amazing breakfast and lunch selections in Eustis. No shortage of homecooked options. Here’s the menu!

Chris’ Place
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106 E. Magnolia Ave, Eustis, FL 32726
Chris’ Place brings an upscale dining experience to Downtown Eustis. Bottomless mimosas…need we say more?!


Dora Cafe
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3201 N Hwy 19A, Mount Dora, FL 32757
Dora Cafe is known for its down-home style cooking. It is your quintessential hometown diner. Drop-in for breakfast or dinner and chat with the locals.

Highland St Cafe
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185 S Highland St, Mount Dora, FL 32757
Highland Street Cafe is a Mount Dora staple. Breakfast is served all day. Stick around for lunch and try the famous Nell Burger, ½ pound Burger stuffed with diced jalapenos & onion slices.

Breakfast in Lake County

One Flight Up Cafe
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440 N Donnelly St, Mount Dora, FL 32757
One Flight Up is a Mount Dora staple and known for its cool cafe vibe. Enjoy your coffee on the balcony overlooking Donnelly St. They also serve wine and beer and often have live music.

Pisces Rising
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239 W 4th Ave, Mt Dora, FL 32757
Bottomless mimosas and sangria. Gorgeous lakeview with outdoor seating. Need we say more?

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142 E 4th Ave, Mt Dora, FL 32757


Billy’s Cafe
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1601 S Duncan Dr, Tavares, FL 32778
Hearty, quality, and well priced. These are all words reviewers used to describe Billy’s Cafe. If this is what you’re looking for in a breakfast spot, you won’t be disappointed by Billy’s Cafe.

Breakfast in Lake County

Mary’s Kountry Kitchen
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15945 County Rd 448, Tavares, FL 32778
Mary’s Kountry Kitchen is one of Tavares’s favorite breakfast spots. But you don’t have to take my word for it. Just check out the website where you will see Mary’s has received plenty of accolades. Homecooked quality comfort food where you will be sure to find plenty of regulars. Check out the menu at your own risk! I might see you there!

Twisted Biscuit
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4101 County Rd 561, Tavares, FL 32778
The Twisted Biscuit is a new Lake County favorite. The homemade biscuits come in a variety of flavors, with plenty of sweet and savory options. I should also mention they serve mimosas and Bloody Marys! I don’t recommend looking at the menu unless you are prepared to plan a visit!


The Mason Jar
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37534 FL-19, Dona Vista, FL 32784
Homestyle cooking at its best and a Lake County staple. This family-owned restaurant was opened in 1979 and very little has changed….in the very best way possible. Check out the menu here.

Combat Cafe
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831 S Central Ave, Umatilla, FL 3278
This veteran-owned cafe offers military-themed dishes and a welcoming environment for all. This cafe has become a popular spot in recent years and drawn a bit of a cult following.

Stacy Bracewell & Shannon King
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Hi and welcome to Life in Lake! We are excited to share our amazing community with you. If we can help in any way, don't hesitate to reach out. Stacy Bracewell and Shannon King, REALTORS®

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