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Metro Diner

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Diner, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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3302 Hendricks Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32207
+1 904-398-3701
06:30 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 06:30 - 20:30
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Vernon, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great food. Menu has lots of choices. Huge portions. Little bit loud but it is a diner atmosphere. Very good service.

Thank 363brendal
4148 Stratford Way, Jacksonville, Florida
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are a "love my breakfast" person, the Metro Diner is your place. Service always excellent, even at their busiest. The large selection of breakfast items will make it difficult for you to choose. Not to worry, they are all great. My personal favorite is the Creamed Chip Beef on toast. I'm not sure, but I think they have... More 

Thank zhusker
Inverness, Florida
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Always busy but worth the wait. Great food. Wide variety. Awesome chicken and waffles. Hope you're hungry.

Thank tonyac337
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

what a great little spot the staff was super friendly, the food was so delicious . you will not go away hungry. felt like i was at my grandma's house when i was a kid. superb!

Thank lee s
Jacksonville, Florida
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175 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Have only eaten breakfast here a few times. All the eggs dishes with hash browns were excellent. Had pancakes one time and they were excellent too. Considering what you get it's very inexpensive. I haven't tried the breakfast pie yet, but friends have told me they loved it. If you want to try the fried chicken and waffle, make sure... More 

Thank KCallahan47
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

inexpensive and delicious. they're menu wasn't that big. it does consist of the typical breakfast and a some different dishes that are very popular

Thank Sheri E
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tough decision what to choose when you could have breakfast or lunch. I chose breakfast and wasn't disappointed. Scrambled eggs perfectly done. Excellent hashbrowns. I couldn't resist the choice of the biscuits instead of toast. I wished the butter would have been softer to ooze out of it. Lively restaurant with counter service and tables and some outside dining.

Thank ccwriter16
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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460 reviews
374 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, on a recent trip down to JAX to see Jersey Boys, some friends of ours escorted us over to the Metro on Hendricks for a little breakfast. This is the original joint, I was told, and has appeared on TV, like other dives we've frequented. We heard that it was good... and we were not at all disappointed. Be... More 

Thank AlPhD
Sarasota, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Metro diner on a recommendation from a local and was not disappointed! The hostess staff that greeted me were friendly and upbeat and I sat at the counter where I watched the cooks. They were friendly, funny and professional. The corn beef hash was delicious although after watching all of the hashbrowns come out I wish I... More 

Thank mlsearles
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this restaurant! Great food and the best fried chicken ever! Friendly staff. Be prepared to wait a while for a table. They are super popular.

Thank keatda

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Diner, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3302 Hendricks Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32207
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-398-3701

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?