Explore Gainesville and Alachua County
And Fuel Up with the Best Southern Menu Near You!
Known for its preservation of historic buildings and beautiful parks, Gainesville, Florida, is the place “Where Nature and Culture Meet.” It’s home to the University of Florida, world class museums like the Florida Museum of Natural History and the Harn Museum of Art, and more than 100 miles of nature-filled biking and hiking trails. Or take to the water at places like Ichetucknee Spring state Park where ou can canoe, paddleboard, swim or float in the local rivers and freshwater springs.
Other great things to do in Gainesville:
- Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park
- Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
- Butterfly Rainforest at the Florida Museum of Natural History
- Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention
- Morningside Nature Center
- Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo
- Bluefield Estate Winery
- Lubee Bat Conservancy
Phew! That’ll work up an appetite! So, head over to Metro Diner, where you can find breakfast all day! From $3.39 mimosas and Bloody Mary’s to classic breakfast comforts like Biscuits & Sausage Gravy and Omelets, your stomach and your wallet will be satisfied.
The Best Place for Family Dining
From Kids Meals to Senior Menu Favorites
Looking for a family-friendly restaurant? We’ve got you. Metro Diner’s menu makes it easy – and fun! – for everyone to find something they like. For your small fry, we recommend something on our Kids’ Menu. Choose from kid-pleasing options like our half-sized Fried Chicken & Waffles topped with sweet strawberry butter or classic Mac & Cheese.
For bigger appetites, dig your fork into the flaky biscuit crust on our Chicken Pot Pie, wrap your hands around a Breakfast Burger or Philly Cheese Steak! Hungry for dessert? Try our decadent Bread Pudding – if you’re lucky, you may even be here for one of our limited-time seasonal flavors!
Got places to be? Grab a Family Meal to-go and take Metro Diner along for the ride to destinations like Gainesville’s Depot Park, Loblolly Woods Nature Park or even Newnans Lake! We offer breakfast, lunch or dinner to go via curbside pick-up or delivery, and we offer catering, too! Metro Diner provides crowd-pleasing catering options for business meetings, graduation parties, corporate events, holiday gatherings, and even weddings! Chicken & Waffles at your party?! Count us in.
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. Our diners have 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! Learn more about Metro Diner