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147 E. Bloomingdale Avenue, Brandon, FL 33511
(813) 655-2686
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7:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Breakfast, Friendly Staff

This restaurant is open until 2:30 pm daily and serves breakfast and lunch, with breakfast being served all day. Service was outstanding and very friendly. The food was excellent and very reasonably priced. You can order food in large or small sizes, which is great for small appetites. The menu... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This restaurant is open until 2:30 pm daily and serves breakfast and lunch, with breakfast being served all day. Service was outstanding and very friendly. The food was excellent and very reasonably priced. You can order food in large or small sizes, which is great for small appetites. The menu is very extensive with many choices. This has become a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Best breakfast place in Brandon, FL! Daves skillet is absolutely delicious and huge. Pancakes are also huge!

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

It is rare to find a breakfast location where the food is great, price is reasonable and portions are huge. During our recent visit to Brandon, this quickly became our favorite breakfast location. Highly recommend it.

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Reynoldsburg, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We go here all the time for breakfast. They have good food, good service, and a nice relaxed atmosphere.

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Riverview, Florida
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189 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We walked in and stood by the please wait to be seated sign. Everyone was busy. Someone was at the register, servers were running around with menus and food but no greeter. Finally one of the waitresses acknowledged us and found us a table. We sat and waited several more minutes for someone to come to our table. We gave... More 

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Riverview, Florida
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We went for breakfast and then food was great. The service on the other hand was very poor. We walked in an no one even said anything to us, after 5 minutes someone sat us. The waitress never checked on us, I asked for hot sauce she never brought it. I had to ask the busboy for it and asked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Their burgers are great & their french onion soup is the best I have ever had. Their staff is very friendly and attentive. Overall great experience both times I have been.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The quality of the food and the portion size is perfect. Efficient friendly service. Free cookie. Prices are good for the amount of food. Definitely a favorite.

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Knightdale, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Like many of the review say, don't let the shopping center deter you. It's an older strip mall and and the restaurant itself is a little dated. However, our food and our service was great! The fish tacos were super fresh and delicious. The tea was clearly fresh brewed in fresh pots. Everything was very good. We got in and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My husband, myself, and a friend of ours went to the Recipe Box for breakfast the other day after reading some good reviews on Yelp and TripAdvisor. The menu looked like it had a good variety of options as well. We went on a Sunday morning at about 10:00 a.m. The wait wasn't terribly long, probably 20 minutes. Our waitress... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 147 E. Bloomingdale Avenue, Brandon, FL 33511
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brandon
  • Phone Number: (813) 655-2686

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm

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