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Norma Rae's

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423 10th Ave. West, Palmetto, FL 34221-5031
+1 941-722-5939
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Lansing, Michigan
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good & fast food for a busy Sunday morning. This is located in an older Florida town with great character & the restaurant is filled with locals. The price for the omelet I ordered was $3 less than what I typically pay.

Thank RahimP_1977
Saint Augustine, Florida
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Good place to eat! Loved the atmosphere! Loved the old building with brick walls and hardwood floors! Great service.. I would definitely recommend!

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Central Florida, Florida
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Had breakfast of eggs with 3 other people who all had different style eggs. All were very happy. You got nice thick toast. Coffee comes with the meal. you had your choice of meat and either a cheesy potato, fruit or grits or american fries. the place is a nice size and could accommodate a larger group. Prices are very... More 

Thank tk
Manatee County, Florida
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Norma Raes is quaint and super yummy. One of my favorites. Love that I can order breakfast food for lunch too!

Thank Jami M
Cape Coral, Florida
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136 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

I recently had the good fortune to stop by Norma Rae's with my daughter and her boy friend. When we pulled up I was immediately reminded of a restaurant in the town in rural Indiana which I left to come to FL. Good honest businesses that keep this country going, Not the run of the mill chains that so dot... More 

Thank Bruce K
Madison, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Norma Rae's is my favorite breakfast spot in the Bradenton-Palmetto area. They are a customer focused business that is extremely well run. They take great pride in the cleanliness, service and quality of food; which is a great contrast to the chain waffle houses of the world. First, the service is superlative. Their wait staff is attentive to every detail... More 

Thank prrh
Greenville, South Carolina
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146 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

A bit repetitive, but great food, great service and great prices pretty well sums it up. Eggs Benedict for less than $8.00? Unbelievable, but true!

Thank Bartemus
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198 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

When you walk into this restaurant it's like going back in time. The décor in this restaurant is probably like it was when the building was originally built. There is even an old time coffee counter area. So cute. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. I ordered eggs, grits, bacon and toast. The grits were the best... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

You can't go wrong selecting anything for breakfast or lunch. It's all great! It gets busy, but worth the wait. Daily specials served in an eclectic brick building.

Thank cynsrq
Washington, DC
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

It'll be even more crowded on my next visit! 5 of us went for a Sunday brunch. Everyone was well satisfied with the taste, portion size and reasonable cost of their selection. The service was exceptional. Lauren, our wait person, was efficient, knowledgable, and exuded Southern charm. We plan to request one of her tables on our subsequent visits. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 10th Ave. West, Palmetto, FL 34221-5031
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
  • Phone Number: +1 941-722-5939

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?