5 Best Local Brunch Places in Tampa
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Whether you call it a late breakfast or an early lunch, it’s the best meal ever created… brunch! The combination of two meals is great because it’s one less thing to worry about, you have the freedom to choose between a wide variety of foods, and it’s one hearty meal.
If you’re looking to enjoy some plain good food, here’s a list of the five local best brunch places in Tampa today (in no particular order).
Oxford Exchange (left), Armature Works (top), and Noble Crust (bottom) (credit: Maurielle Yao)
1. Oxford Exchange
Located across the street from the University of Tampa, this truly magnificent food hall will guarantee you to have a beautiful experience. Peruse the shops and bookstore after brunch or enjoy the ambiance of the atrium while sipping a mimosa, cappuccino or matcha lemonade.
This trendy gastropub has a funky, industrial, judgement-free vibe. They are known for their large portions, so bring an appetite. Be sure to wander next door at their sister-restaurant, Dough, for some sweet treats and coffee.
3. Metro Diner
Marked as “the place where locals eat,” Metro Diner serves delicious comfort food, guaranteed to warm hungry bellies and win happy hearts. The chicken and waffles are must! With most meals under $15, it’s a great place to bring the whole family.
4. Armature Works
A foodie’s dream: The 22,000 sq-ft industrial market features an open floor plan with communal seating, marking it as one of the newest innovative concepts in Tampa. It features about a dozen different restaurants, including Graze 1910, which serves brunch all day.
5. Noble Crust
This Italian-inspired southern brunch means you can have pizza and a bloody mary. On Saturdays, they serve up bottomless mimosas along with consistently great service, along with antique décor and furnishings. There are a few locations in the Tampa Bay area.
You can’t go wrong eating at any of these restaurants! The best thing about all these brunch places is they are all within 5 - 15 miles of Camden communities in Tampa. Are you traveling elsewhere anytime soon? Check out these fabulous brunch recommendations in Orlando and Austin.