8 Restaurants with the Best Brunch: New Smyrna Beach 2022

Latte in a ceramic cup in the garden at Third Wave Cafe
Third Wave Cafe

There is nothing better than waking up on a Sunday, watching the sunrise over the waves, and then enjoying a nice Sunday brunch in New Smyrna Beach. From handcrafted lattes to smoked bacon Bloody Marys, New Smyrna Beach has a restaurant for everyone to choose for breakfast. Here are our favorite places to enjoy a memorable brunch in New Smyrna Beach.

Cafe Verde

Blackberry Smash from Cafe Verde

With beautiful garden seating, live music, and a nice selection of mimosas and sangrias, Cafe Verde easily serves the nicest brunch in town. The brunch menu is fresh, with standards like omelets or more adventurous choices like sweet and spicy hash with plantains. Located behind Clancy’s right off of Flagler Avenue, Cafe Verde is best known in town for its vegetarian offerings. It is one of the best small restaurants to enjoy brunch when visiting New Smyrna Beach.

Hours: 11AM-3PM Sundays

Food Highlights: Sweet and Spicy Hash, French Toast with Cinnamon Vanilla Custard, Sunrise Mimosas

Address: 301b Flagler Avenue, New Smyrna Beach

Menu Link: Cafe Verde Brunch Menu

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City Market Bistro

City Market Bistro is the new kid on the block, and you won’t regret spending Sunday brunch there. With an adorable bistro setting on Canal Street, City Bistro serves up the perfect French cafe breakfast. Start with some French Press Coffee or a Mimosa. Snack on delicious hand baked bread and pastries, and then indulge in a Croque Madame. Seating both in and out is charming, and service is lovely.

Coffee at City Market Bistro

Hours: 10AM-3PM Sundays

Food Highlights: Croque Madame, Steak and Eggs, Smoked Salmon Avocado Toast

Address: 124 Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach

Menu Link: City Market Bistro Menu

Croque Madame at City Market Bistro
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Third Wave Cafe -NSB

Third Wave Cafe

If you are looking for a memorable meal, Third Wave Cafe is probably the best overall restaurant in New Smyrna Beach. They have a wonderful coffee shop, but also serve breakfast in their backyard garden. The beautiful outdoor setting of Third Wave is unlike anything in town.Indulge in some Bananas Foster French Toast and Shrimp and Grits, or go for the basic breakfast. Be aware, they are closed on Tuesdays!

Hours: 7:30 AM-2PM every day except Tuesday

Food Highlights: Bananas Foster French Toast, Nutella Crepe, Third Wave Red Sangria

Address: 204 Flagler Ave, NSB

Menu Link: Third Wave Cafe Menu

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Brunch cocktail at Outriggers


Outriggers is one of the best New Smyrna beach restaurants on the water. Overlooking the marina, it is kid-friendly, dog-friendly, and boat friendly! It can get busy, but if there is a wait you can still enjoy some views and a drink on bar seats on the dock. Don’t miss the bloody mary which is served with a slice of peppered bacon!

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Hours: Sunday 11AM-3PM

Food Highlights: Spicy Avocado Toast, Sea Treasures Benedict, Tropical Mimosa

Address: 200 Boatyard Street, NSB

Menu Link: Outriggers Menu

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Riverpark Terrace

Riverpark Terrace located near the New Smyrna park and community center is one of the best brunch in New Smyrna Beach locations. With indoor and outdoor seating, Riverpark Terrace provides a slightly upscale ambience, and serves salads, sandwhiches, and a variety of benedicts. If you are looking a nicer brunch in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, Riverpark Terrace is a lovely choice.

Hours: Sunday 11 AM – 3 PM

Food Highlights: Avocado BLT Croissant, Southern Belle Benedict, Oh My Chicken Thigh

Address: 302 South Riverside Drive, NSB

Menu Link: Riverpark Terrace Brunch Menu

Wake Up Cafe/Wake Up Cafe North

Wake Up Cafe and Wake Up Cafe North serve up the best New Smyrna Beach breakfast every day of the week. Started by Argentinian native Dave, who also spent time in Spain, the menu offers Latin classics like Lomito or Tortilla Espanola. It also serves up the basics with a solid eggs benedict. Get to Wake Up Cafe if you want a relaxed, casual brunch. You will be welcomed like family, and experience great food.

Wake Up Cafe North

Hours: 7 AM-2PM every day

Food Highlights: Eggs Argentine, Dulce de Leche stuffed French Toast, Cafe con Leche


Wake Up Cafe: 749 East 3rd Ave, NSB

Wake Up North: 306 N Causeway, NSB

Menu Link: Wake Up Cafe North Menu

Mermaid Cafe on Flagler Avenue

Mermaid Cafe

Mermaid Cafe is the new place for breakfast in New Smyrna Beach, located in a small building next to the Riverview Hotel and Spa. They serve beignets, waffles, and basic breakfast and lunch fare in a cute, friendly setting. Seating is a bit limited, so come early if you want to grab a table. This is a great place for kids, as they will love choosing from the waffle topping bar.

Inside Mermaid Cafe

Hours: Every day 8 AM – 2 PM

Food Highlights: New Orleans Style Beignets, Mermaid Waffles, Crabcake Sandwiches

Address: 113 Flagler Avenue, NSB

Menu Link: Mermaid Cafe Menu

Mermaid Cafe – Mermaid Waffle

Jason’s Corner

Jason’s Corner is a family owned NSB restaurant and a fixture in the community. Located on canal street, the outdoor tables offer great people watching. Service is pleasant, fast, and all of your standard brunch staples are available. If you are looking for a classic, low key brunch, Jason’s Corner serves up one of the best brunches in New Smyrna Beach.

Hours: Sunday 8 AM – 1:30 PM

All other days 8 AM – 2:30 PM

Closed Monday

Food Highlights: Crab Benedict, Omelets, Jason’s Corner Mimosa

Address: 135 Canal Street, NSB

Menu Link: Jason’s Corner

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