Waking up early in the morning is a whole lot more fun if it involves pancakes, eggs, and a heaping plate of bacon! Breakfast is essential for the start of a great day and it's said to be the most important meal of the day. Breakfast lovers around North Central Florida can wake up to the best breakfast spots in Homosassa, Spring Hill, Ocala, and Gainesville!

Breakfast Station: Spring Hill

In Spring Hill, Breakfast Station is a one-stop location for scrumptious breakfast! Not only do they serve stuff hot from the griddle such as French toast, pancakes, and waffles but Breakfast Station has special offerings of eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, and grits too. They have a little bit of everything! 

The Biscuit Barn: Homosassa

The Biscuit Barn in Homosassa serves a classic breakfast with an attentive and kind wait staff. The fluffy biscuits are dreamy and if you like yours covered, they serve them with a creamy country gravy.

Metro Diner: Gainesville 

Metro Diner is the place for a diner breakfast your way! This Gainesville local spot has fried chicken and waffles and egg benedict in several variations including crab cake benedict and the fried green tomato benedict!

Thousand Island Cafe: Spring Hill

Thousand Island Café in Spring Hill is the place for a little bit of Greek fare and hearty breakfast options! They have classics such as their eggs and more section, where you can choose your eggs’ accompaniment or their breakfastwich served with your choice of home fries, hash browns or grits. 

Aunt Fannie's Restaurant: Ocala 

In Ocala, Aunt Fannie’s is a southern diner that gives you a lot of options for breakfast 24/7! The omelets are served with a side of grits, hash browns or home fries, and toast or a biscuit. Their biscuit sandwiches are a filling choice if you want to get your food nap in later in the day. 

Scrambles Cafe: Ocala

If you’re looking for an egg-cellent variety of breakfast foods, Scrambles in Ocala has what you want! The signature scrambles are delicious and the spud fest gives you a sizzling breakfast skillet that will sure make any breakfast lover happy. Scrambles also serves crepes as a breakfast option, yum!

Jam's Breakfast & Lunch Cafe: Spring Hill

In Spring Hill, Jam’s Breakfast & Lunch Café holds a spot in many local’s hearts for the best breakfast joint. Generous portions and delicious, Jam’s biscuits are known to be huge, soft, and fluffy! And beware of the pancakes because they’re so big that they engulf the plates it’s sitting on.

The Lunchbox: Ocala 

The Lunchbox in Ocala is open 7 days a week from early dawn at 6:30 a.m. through 2 p.m.! Breakfast is served with their Lunchbox breakfast specials such as the country fried steak sandwich or their hungry man special! Make sure you have a huge appetite before you order! The Lunchbox also has a Belgian waffle plate, that is accompanied by your choice of meat and eggs.

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