What are the best brunch spots near my Gainesville apartment?

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The Palms Condos are within walking distance to downtown Gainesville for brunch at Paramount Grill and biking distance to the University of Florida.

It's that time of year where many have family and friends coming to visit, maybe for a graduation celebration or the holidays. Brunch is a late morning meal eaten instead of breakfast and lunch and makes for a fun activity shared with family and friends. There are many options for brunch around your apartment in Gainesville, and we included a list below of some popular choices.



This northwest Gainesville restaurant serves breakfast every day with indoor and patio dining tables. They offer chicken and waffles and a hot variety for those who enjoy a little extra heat in their food.


This diner is just west of the University of Florida campus and next to SW 20th Avenue. Featured items include pumpkin as the main ingredient for the fall season, but they also present signature dishes such as Charleston Shrimp & Grits and Fried Chicken & Waffles.


Located off 34th Street, Peach Valley is a top pick with an extensive menu to please all your family and friends, including the kids. Their drink menu is just as significant and has mimosas, bloody marys, and sangria.


Breakfast is served daily at Keke's located in Butler North and has well-liked picks like waffles, pancakes, French toast, and stuffed French toast. Your out-of-state guests may want to try the Florida waffles.


They have two locations in our area, and one is sure to be close to your Gainesville apartment. One site is in Tioga, and the other is off Archer Road in the Butler Plaza. They showcase daily made fresh biscuits and fresh-squeezed orange juice along with other traditional breakfast choices.


Take a stroll on a Saturday through the Haile Farmers Market located in the Haile Plantation Village Center, and afterward enjoy a fabulous brunch at the bistro. The menu includes wonderful breakfast dishes, including quiche and a bakery with muffins, cakes, and pies.


This part football museum, part restaurant just recently added brunch to the menu for Saturdays and Sundays and it quickly became the go-to brunch location in Celebration Pointe. The menu represents the restaurant's theme well with options like Chicken & Wuerffels, Spurrier's Breakfast Burger, and The Hail Mary (house-made Bloody Mary mix).


This favorite Gainesville restaurant is known for its excellent seafood, and they also have a unique and extensive menu for brunch. The menu incorporates seafood-inspired and traditional offerings and may be the only restaurant that you will find Florida Alligator Tail listed on the brunch menu.


This fine-dining restaurant located in downtown Gainesville only offers brunch on Sunday but has a menu that will impress everyone. Good morning burger, lobster with smoked gouda omelet, and crab cake benedict are some of their primary choices for brunch.

Suppose you are looking for a brunch outing around your Gainesville apartment. In that case, we hope you find this source helpful whether you are dining out for a special occasion or have friends and family visiting for the holidays.

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