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The 6 Best Breakfast Places In Tampa

Updated: November 5, 2021

If we know we are visiting these breakfast spots in Tampa we leap out of bed for some of the best eggs in town! We referred to top food blogs and incorporated millions of diner and critic reviews to find the best breakfasts. Kick-off your morning with creamy grits or perfect french toast and a frappe at these Tampa eateries.

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New York Bagel & Bean

Bagel shop, $, TampaBagel shop, $Tampa
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • U-Nation, 2020

    6 Best Spots For Bagels in Tampa Bay

    U-Nation, 2020
  • My Area Network, 2018

    There Are No Holes in This List of Best Bagels in The Bay

    My Area Network, 2018

Bruegger's Bagels

Bagel shop, $, DowntownBagel shop, $Tampa, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Tampa Bay Date Night, 2019

    Best Bagel Spots to Celebrate National Bagelfest Day!

    Tampa Bay Date Night, 2019
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Bagel Shops in Tampa

    Three Best Rated

18 Bagels Co.

Bagel shop, $$, Bon AirBagel shop, $$Tampa, Bon Air
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0
  • U-Nation, 2020

    6 Best Spots For Bagels in Tampa Bay

    U-Nation, 2020
  • Tampa Bay Date Night, 2019

    Best Bagel Spots to Celebrate National Bagelfest Day!

    Tampa Bay Date Night, 2019

Pickford's Counter

Desserts, WellswoodDessertsTampa, Wellswood
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

The Blind Tiger Cafe - Ybor City

Tea & Coffee, $$, Historic YborTea & Coffee, $$Tampa, Historic Ybor
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Keke's Breakfast Cafe

American, $$, Palma Ceia WestAmerican, $$Tampa, Palma Ceia West
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Tampa Magazine, 2020

    Best Brunch Tampa – A Tampa Magazine Guide

    Tampa Magazine, 2020

How did we curate these results?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We pored over ratings for 7903 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Tampa and 312 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Tampa Magazine, Tampa Bay Date Night and U-Nation had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Tampa Magazine - Best Brunch Tampa – A Tampa Magazine Guide, Tampa Bay Date Night - Best Bagel Spots to Celebrate National Bagelfest Day! and U-Nation - 6 Best Spots For Bagels in Tampa Bay. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips

  • A great drink pairing for berry pancake

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for berry pancake can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some pink wine, particularly a glass of Rosé. This, sweet, pink wine balances the fresh berry pancake.

  • Port with your pancake with chocolate sauce

    Not sure what red wine to drink with your pancake with chocolate sauce? Try Port. The strong flavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

  • The perfect match for bacon and maple syrup pancake

    When having bacon and maple syrup pancake, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of americano, a popular coffee.

Fun facts

  • A big appetite

    If you think you could break the record set by Patrick Bertoletti for most waffle eaten in 10, then you’re gonna have to do better than 29 waffles.

  • All about waffle

    Looking for an excuse to have wafflefor breakfast, lunch, and dinner? National Waffle Day, celebrated every August 24, is the perfect opportunity to indulge in as much waffle as you can handle!

  • A 1994-record from England

    The pancake dates back to 1994 with the impressive record of 49 feet 3 inches in diameter and 1 inch deep. This accomplishment was achieved by The Co-operative Union in England.

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