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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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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 pm

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 12
    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
Most recent review
Pleasantly pleased

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
Timndawn1984
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Gardnerville, Nevada
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Gardnerville, Nevada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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261 reviews 261 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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172 reviews 172 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
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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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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North Palm Beach, FL
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

WOW! We were looking for a real breakfast since our hotel did not have anything worth eating. My wife did a search for local diner for breakfast, and found this place. We decided to try it...it was great. The food was good & so was the service.

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Florida
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234 reviews 234 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Always busy on the weekends and especially after church you can always get a great breakfast and large portions here. The staff is friendly and wait time is manageable most of the time.

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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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