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5 top options for cheap breakfast and brunch fare in Orlando

Shakers American Cafe | Photo: Laura A./Yelp
Shakers American Cafe | Photo: Laura A./Yelp


Looking to satisfy your appetite for breakfast and brunch fare?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable breakfast and brunch restaurants around Orlando, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're on the hunt.

1. Zaza New Cuban Diner

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Topping the list is Zaza New Cuban Diner. Located at 3500 Curry Ford Road, the Cuban spot is the highest-rated affordable breakfast and brunch restaurant in Orlando, boasting 4.5 stars out of 387 reviews on Yelp. 

Yelper Maritza S., who reviewed Zaza New Cuban Diner on July 17, wrote, "This place is yummy, yummy, yummy! Cafe con leche [here] is my favorite. Stopped in for a mid-afternoon snack: the coffee and a guava and cheese pastel (pastry). The pastries are made fresh daily!"

2. Le Gourmet Break

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Next up is the Central Business District's Le Gourmet Break, situated at 150 S. Magnolia Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 390 reviews on Yelp, the cafe, bakery and breakfast and brunch spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option.

We looked to Yelp for more information about the cafe, where the business states that its primary goal is to make "customers happy."

"Join our family-owned business anytime during the day and take a break to savor all of our homemade French specialties," notes the business on its Yelp profile. "Come to discover our atmosphere of Paris, [the] city where we come from and try all of our tasty menus."

3. Shakers American Café

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College Park's Shakers American Café, located at 1308 Edgewater Drive, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap breakfast and brunch and traditional American spot 4.5 stars out of 312 reviews. 

"We offer many homemade items at Shakers," the eatery notes on Yelp in the section highlighting specialties. "Soups, salads, dressings and quiches are made from scratch. Our sandwiches are known for good-sized portions and excellent bread options."

4. P is for Pie Bake Shop

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P is for Pie Bake Shop, a bakery and breakfast and brunch spot that offers desserts and more in Audubon Park, is another much-loved, budget-friendly go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 200 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2806 Corrine Drive to try it for yourself. 

On Yelp, the business describes itself as an "artisan bake shop specializing in sweet and savory pies and desserts."

5. Foodies Cafe

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Finally, over in Holden-Parramore, check out Foodies Cafe, which has earned five stars out of 50 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the cafe and breakfast and brunch spot by heading over to 436 S. Parramore Ave. 

In the business's Yelp profile, owner Aminah describes Foodies Cafe as a "place where good food, coffees and teas meet books and conversation." 

Yelper Taylor J., who reviewed the new spot on Aug. 23, wrote, "The food was extraordinary, and all halal as well! We got the fantastic server's recommendations — the chicken and waffles and fish and grits. Both dishes were so right and packed full of flavor! The fish was perfectly fried and complemented the soft, gooey grits with every bite."


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