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Metro Diner

3302 Hendricks Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32207-5302
904-398-3710
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Ranked #7 of 1,745 Restaurants in Jacksonville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Eclectic, Café, Bistro
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Thomasville, Georgia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

I heard about the Metro Diner on Diners, Drive-ins & Dives so I had to go. My breakfast was delicious and the service was great. I got the California Eggs Benedict and it was the bomb. The avocado and tomato on the eggs benedict added a uniqueness and the hollandaise sauce was great. My sister got a huge breakfast with... More

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Jacksonville, Florida, Usa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Stopped in with my sister, the place was small, and the parking was tight but once you taste their food all is forgotten, The Chicken salad salad is to almost die for, Very fresh and delish. Sister ordered a breakfast, when she and I got her breakfast, and my Salad there was so much food on the plates we had... More

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Okeechobee, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My husband and I stopped here to eat on our way up to north carolina after having seen it on diners, drive ins, and dives. I Ordered the straberry yohala which was like a cheescake stuffed french toast and hubby ate the chicken and waffles. Both were very good..not the best we've ever had but great for how busy the... More

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hollywood, florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Loved it. Had breakfast here and some of the people I traveled with had the chicken and waffles for breakfast. For the price, can't beat it. The chicken was really good, great flavor. Place was really crowded, and I can understand why we had to wait for 30 minutes to get a table but it was worth the wait. I... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Let me start by saying that I have had nothing but positive experiences at Metro Diner in the past, and their Pittsburgh sandwich is one of my favorites, however, I left disappointed for the first time today. I ordered the Pittsburgh sandwich and my friend ordered the chicken pot pie. the problem arose from the fact that my sandwich was... More

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Florida City, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Would give this diner a 4-1/2 we were there for lunch - I had the Reuben sandwich and home made chips and it was very delicious. My husband had the meatloaf and loved it. The waitresses were very efficient and friendly. We had to wait less than 10 mins and were served very quickly. Would definitely go here again.

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MetroDinerJax, Manager at Metro Diner, responded to this review

Diana C, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your visit, we appreciate the feedback. We are so happy to hear that you and your husband enjoyed lunch, and we hope you will visit us again soon for breakfast! More

Powder Springs, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Best chicken and waffles I've ever had. Luckily we had a microwave and fridge in our hotel room. This meal was a bargain with half a chicken being served. The hot sauce and maple syrup mix was to die for.

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MetroDinerJax, Manager at Metro Diner, responded to this review

faith369- Thank you for the 5 star review. We are so happy to hear that you liked the chicken and waffles and we hope to see you again soon! More

Jacksonville, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Love to try out the specials on the chalkboard -- usually an excellent choice. Breakfast menu is extensive - have tried all the Benedicts as I get a different one each time. Food is always great. service too for the most part- you occasionally get a slow server - just as you do anywhere. The only downside (if thats what... More

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MetroDinerJax, Manager at Metro Diner, responded to this review

Denbigh2014, We value your suggestions, thanks for the review! We are so happy to hear you have been pleased with our chalkboard specials and we are awaiting your return! More

Jacksonville, Florida
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I've eaten at both the Hendricks Ave and Roosevelt Ave locations, both excellent. If you don't want to wait in line, get there early or go alone and sit at the counter. My two favorites are the Eggs Benedict and Sandi Beaches Benedict. We've always been well sated after a meal at the Metro Diner!

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MetroDinerJax, Manager at Metro Diner, responded to this review

Robin P, Thanks for the recommendation and feedback! We are happy that to hear that we leave you fully satisfied, we wouldn’t want any of our customers leaving hungry now would we! More

Jacksonville, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My wife and I had breakfast, once again, at the Metro Diner on Hwy. 17 this past Sunday. I had the Charleston breakfast which is the top of the list on the menu. The waiter, a very nice young man, offered a taste test as he indicated the dish was a bit unusual. I declined the taste test as the... More

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MetroDinerJax, Manager at Metro Diner, responded to this review

golfer1329, Thank you for all the kind words! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the Charleston, and happy that it reminded you of living in New Orleans. We hope to see you back again soon! More

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