Brunch is your last chance to relax before the weekend ends. Brunch is short of rules; it is not confined to breakfast or lunch, to coffee or spirits. Regardless of what your Monday looks like and what awaits you the week ahead, here are some brunch spots to help take the edge off and make the weekend last a little longer.

The Terrace Grille
The Terrace brings a dash of historic and nostalgic Lakeland, along with a classic brunch menu from Eggs Benedict to Belgian Waffles and Pancakes. A meal here is a local breakfast at Tiffany’s.

House Smoked Salmon

On a Toasted Bagel, with Tomato and Bermuda Onion $13

Red Door 
For an eclectic American-fusion brunch experience, stop by The Red Door. Enjoy coffee or pair your meal with a craft cocktail or specialty mimosa options.

Chicken and Waffle Sliders

Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Miniature Waffles, Bacon, Cheddar, Bourbon Maple Syrup $12

Frescos is conveniently located downtown with patio seating options. They offer bottomless mimosas and have mastered breakfast bowls.

Steak & Eggs Bowl

Filet Tips, Eggs, Blistered Tomatoes over Cheesy Potatoes, and topped with Chimichurri $16

Cob & Pen
Cob & Pen is new to the brunch game with a variety of wine, beer, and a build-your-own mimosa bar. The casual atmosphere is easy like Sunday morning.

Shrimp & Grits

Bacon, cheddar, sauteed spinach, peppers & onions, Born & Bread crostini $13.50


Maybe this weekend you feel like staying in? We’ve got you covered. Here are some of our favorite brunch recipes.