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Whether you’re fortunate to call Bradenton, “The Friendly City,” home or are just visiting, make sure to stop by the award-winning Metro Diner, the best comfort food restaurant in Florida! Serving breakfast all day, lunch and dinner.

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Courtney Martin

Managing Partner

Metro Diner Bradenton

Bold Takes on Diner Classics

If you’re craving classic homestyle cooking, come on in to Metro Diner Bradenton in for a plate of the best southern comfort food you’ve ever tasted. Our bold takes on diner classics earned us the “Best Diner” award from Clipper Magazine and our famous griddle-seared Iron City Meatloaf even stole the show on Guy Fieri’s Diner, Drive-ins and Dives!

Located on Cortez Road in Pinebrook Commons shopping center, Metro Diner Bensalem is just two miles from the IMG Sports Complex and minutes from the State College of Florida – Bradenton Campus. It’s also the perfect place to fuel up after a visit to nearby Rossi Park or before a show at the Manatee Performing Arts Center or AMC Bradenton.

Metro Diner regulars swear by our signature menu items like Fried Chicken & Waffles with sweet strawberry butter, and our mouthwatering Pot Roast, slow cooked with carrots, celery and onions in our rich brown gravy and served over creamy mashed potatoes. You also can’t miss with our heaping helping of Biscuits & Sausage Gravy, Charleston Shrimp & Grits, or biscuit-topped Chicken Pot Pie (Pro tip: save room in the fridge for leftovers!).

Even if you’re not from around here, you’ll be welcomed like family just the same. Know that at Metro Diner Bradenton, you can always expect a warm welcome, great food, relaxed ambiance award-winning food that are sure to satisfy.

What Our Guests Are Saying

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One of the best restaurants I've ever been to. Seems very well managed, always clean.

Jason S.

West Bradenton, FL

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THE BEST chicken and waffles you’ll ever eat! Hands down. Just go here and you’ll find out why really fast. 👌🏽

Hailey H.

West Bradenton, FL

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Nearby Locations

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4011 West Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33609
(813) 364-0076

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5250 4th Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33703
(727) 324-6088

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6056 North Lockwood Ridge Road
Sarasota, FL 34243
(941) 404-8815

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Discover a taste of “Old Florida” in Bradenton 

And the Best Breakfast in Town

Museums, parks and preserves are plentiful in this gorgeous city on the Manatee River just south of Tampa, Florida. Don’t miss the Riverwalk that stretches along the water and offers beach volleyball, a fishing pier, beautiful plazas and a family fun zone and splash pad!

The Village of the Arts features galleries, studios and shops within colorful restored cottages from the 1920’s, and the Manatee Village Historical Park is home to many carefully restored historic buildings including a courthouse, schoolhouse, general store and even a Florida cowboy bunkhouse.

More things to do in Bradenton, FL:

  • G.T. Bray ParkNeal Preserve
  • De Soto National Memorial Park
  • Lake Manatee State Park
  • Mixon Fruit Farms
  • Robinson Preserve
  • Regal Cinemas
  • LECOM Park
  • IMG Academy
  • Bradenton Beach

Before or after your adventures, head over to Metro Diner where you can always find breakfast all day! Start with a tall glass of sweet tea or a $3.39 mimosa or Bloody Mary, then fill up on Cinnamon Roll Pancakes, Belgian Waffles, Omelets and Benedicts, Avocado Toast or even a 100% Angus Breakfast Burger piled high with cheddar cheese, hashbrowns, lettuce, tomato, bacon, an egg any style and Hollandaise sauce. Now that’s a burger!

 

Adventures for the Whole Family

And a Metro Diner Menu to please even the pickiest eaters 

Satisfy your kids’ curiosity with a visit to the planetarium and the Parker Manatee Rehabilitation Habitat at The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature. Train lovers will enjoy the interactive exhibits at the Florida Railroad Museum, while Anna Maria Beach offers white sand and calm water that’s perfect for little ones.

Once the whole family has worked up an appetite, satisfy their cravings with a Menu sure to have something for everyone. Kids under 12 will enjoy the Metro Diner Kids’ Menu offering kid-sized versions of our Fried Chicken & Waffles, Chicken Tenders, plus Mac & Cheese or a Grilled Cheese sandwich with seasoned fries. Or order a Family Meal to go and head to the Riverwalk for a family picnic!

In fact, we offer all our breakfast, lunch or dinner favorites to go via pick-up or delivery. And Metro Diner caters, too! We offer business catering, graduation catering, corporate event catering and even wedding catering. Chicken and Waffles will make any event memorable for all the best reasons.

 

About Metro Diner 

Serving the Best Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch and Dinner since 1992

Officially opened in 1992, our original Metro Diner location in Jacksonville, Florida, quickly became the go-to local restaurant for comforting classics and reimagined favorites.

Over the years, we’ve continued to share our southern hospitality, big, bold flavors and passion for integrity, familiarity, comfort and community by bringing in new partners across the country.  Today, Metro Diner has over 50 locations in 12 states and has earned a number of awards for our mouthwatering, home-style comfort food cooking including: Best Breakfast, Best Diner and Best Burger.

We welcome you to visit us and try our award-winning food for yourself!

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