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Norma Rae's

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423 10th Ave. West, Palmetto, FL 34221-5031
941-722-5939
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6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch

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  • 2
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent, quaint restaurant

This restaurant is just down the street from our house. It is a favorite with us and our family. It is only open for breakfast and lunch. The original owners remodeled an old building keeping the lovely brick walls, tin ceilings, and wooden floors. The breakfasts are awesome with very hearty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Karen D
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Palmetto, Florida
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Palmetto, Florida
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is just down the street from our house. It is a favorite with us and our family. It is only open for breakfast and lunch. The original owners remodeled an old building keeping the lovely brick walls, tin ceilings, and wooden floors. The breakfasts are awesome with very hearty portions. The homemade muffin and quiche selections change daily.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We winter in the Palmetto area and eat breakfast/brunch frequently here at Norma Rae's. We have never had a bad meal. The food is fresh, tasty, and the staff is extremely efficient and friendly. Head's up - the portions are very generous so prepare to take leftovers home. And also must comment on the ambiance. This breakfast/lunch place is located... More 

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

THE BEST breakfast in the county! Fresh, home cooking and great atmosphere. It is worth the wait if there is a line.

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Palmetto, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a local hang out, plenty of seating, but often a waiting list in the morning. They're just that good. It's worth the wait. The restaurant is clean, open and airy and filled with fantastic antiques. The staff is attentive and the food is always good. My personal favorites are the Sausage Gravy and Biscuits (they come in a... More 

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Palmetto, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Have never had a bad meal & the staff is wonderful! My favorite is the chicken salad on toasted rye! And the veggie quesadilla!!!

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warsaw, IN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is one of the coolest little places in town. The menu offers all the breakfast items found in larger establishments. The omelet so are seriously big. My nephew ordered The Kitchen Sink. Huge and delicious. The apple strudel is to die for and the regular eggs and bacon breakfast is special too. I loved the atmosphere and the service... More 

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Brookville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Every winter when I go to visit my grandparents, Norma Rae's is definitely on my list of places to eat! They never fail me. Breakfast is absolutely incredible! No complaints. Food is prepared reasonably fast and the service is very friendly! The building is beautiful inside and out, a lot of history as well. Don't hesitate to go to Norma... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is one of my favorite little cafes in Palmetto. They have a wide variety of breakfast, sandwiches, and salads. I've never been disappointed.

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Our party of four decided to go there on a whim. We didn't wait long to be waited on, and service was very good. They were kind of busy, but you didn't notice it because the servers were good ! Three of us had hamburgers, and one had a salad. The salad was huge, and looked very good... I wish... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We got sandwiches and drinks for a picnic lunch in the nearby park. Great atmosphere and menu. Hope to go back for a proper sit down meal.

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Additional Information about Norma Rae's

Address: 423 10th Ave. West, Palmetto, FL 34221-5031
Phone Number: 941-722-5939
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 423 10th Ave. West, Palmetto, FL 34221-5031
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
  • Phone Number: 941-722-5939

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm

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