April 22, 2022

25 Tampa Bay brunch spots worth getting out of bed for

Falling between breakfast and whenever they kick you out, brunch is that beautiful boozy meal best enjoyed on lazy weekends. Whether it is for the food or the booze, the only thing better than a day at home is a breakfast out. So grab your friends and dress up real nice to try these brunch spots with breathtaking views and mouth watering meals across Tampa Bay. 
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7th and Grove
1930 E 7th Ave., Ybor City, 813-649-8422
Come back to Ybor after a night out in the heart of Tampa’s nightlife to enjoy an upscale experience and copious amounts of Southern food. 7th and Grove offers six brunch cocktails along with different starters and entrees, like its "Cry Me a River" catfish nuggets with fried muffins, the "Flip the Switch" flapjack with bacon and scrambled eggs cakes and the "Rude Boi" braised oxtails.
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7th and Grove

1930 E 7th Ave., Ybor City, 813-649-8422
Come back to Ybor after a night out in the heart of Tampa’s nightlife to enjoy an upscale experience and copious amounts of Southern food. 7th and Grove offers six brunch cocktails along with different starters and entrees, like its "Cry Me a River" catfish nuggets with fried muffins, the "Flip the Switch" flapjack with bacon and scrambled eggs cakes and the "Rude Boi" braised oxtails.
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American Social
601 S Harbour Island Blvd, no. 107, Tampa, 813-605-3333
American Social offers an upscale, yet casual, dining experience in a sports bar and music-centric setting. However, it also serves brunch bites and plates. Be delighted by its donut holes with mixed berry compote and Brunch in the Keys shrimp cakes, along with other delicacies. 
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American Social

601 S Harbour Island Blvd, no. 107, Tampa, 813-605-3333
American Social offers an upscale, yet casual, dining experience in a sports bar and music-centric setting. However, it also serves brunch bites and plates. Be delighted by its donut holes with mixed berry compote and Brunch in the Keys shrimp cakes, along with other delicacies.
Photo via American Social/Facebook
Counter Culture
2909 W Bay to Bay Blvd Suite 100, Tampa, 813-570-8660
Offering weekend brunch only, Chef Jeannie Pierola creates a modern homage to classic dining in its barstool dining and kitchen. Choose from Counter Culture’s individual meals from its fresh bakery, griddle and eggs menu, or from its three-course brunch option paired with a recommended “domaine font mars” wine. 
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Counter Culture

2909 W Bay to Bay Blvd Suite 100, Tampa, 813-570-8660
Offering weekend brunch only, Chef Jeannie Pierola creates a modern homage to classic dining in its barstool dining and kitchen. Choose from Counter Culture’s individual meals from its fresh bakery, griddle and eggs menu, or from its three-course brunch option paired with a recommended “domaine font mars” wine.
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Anchor and Brine
505 Water St., Tampa, 813-204-6391
Enjoy the fresh air and waterfront views at Anchor and Brine’s downtown Tampa location. Chef Richard Sandoval combines Latin flavors with modern culinary techniques to create brunch specials like the restaurant’s smoked brisket and egg burrito and “mack farms” gluten-friendly crispy potato cake with avocado chimichurri tomato salsa.
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Anchor and Brine

505 Water St., Tampa, 813-204-6391
Enjoy the fresh air and waterfront views at Anchor and Brine’s downtown Tampa location. Chef Richard Sandoval combines Latin flavors with modern culinary techniques to create brunch specials like the restaurant’s smoked brisket and egg burrito and “mack farms” gluten-friendly crispy potato cake with avocado chimichurri tomato salsa.
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Ava
718 S Howard Ave., Tampa, 813-512-3030
Ava's South Tampa flagship serves an Italian-inspired brunch every Saturday and Sunday. With fresh, seasonal and local ingredients a Tuscan twist to classic dishes like its Florentine Benedict, breakfast pizza and “shrimp fra diavolo.”
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Ava

718 S Howard Ave., Tampa, 813-512-3030
Ava's South Tampa flagship serves an Italian-inspired brunch every Saturday and Sunday. With fresh, seasonal and local ingredients a Tuscan twist to classic dishes like its Florentine Benedict, breakfast pizza and “shrimp fra diavolo.”
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