Fan-987-Logosm 35h_cbssportsrad_tampa cw44_tb

Food & Drink

Best Breakfast Sandwiches In Tampa Bay

March 28, 2014 9:00 AM

View Comments
(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and gives you the energy and focus you need to stay strong. Fuel up with a mouth-watering breakfast sandwich from any of these fantastic Tampa Bay restaurants.
Mama’s Kitchen
9312 N. Florida Ave. 
Tampa, FL 33612
(813) 932-7111
www.mamaskitchenonline.com

Mama’s is a wonderfully cozy little restaurant with some heavy Greek influences on its decor and food. Mama’s celebrated breakfast menu includes omelets, such as the Greek omelet made with spinach, tomatoes, mushrooms, onions and feta; specials such as the Hangover Platter; and giant breakfast skillets such as the Greek skillet made with seasoned potatoes, peppers, onions and gyro meat. It also offers a variety of breakfast sandwiches. There are six breakfast sandwiches to choose from, such as Nick’s Sandwich, made with two eggs, smoked pit ham, bacon and American cheese on ciabatta bread.

The Brunchery Restaurant & Catering
3225 S. MacDill Ave.
Tampa, FL 33629
(813) 831-4694
www.brunchery.com

The Brunchery is open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and serves up breakfast, lunch and brunch. The breakfast sandwich on the menu comes with a fried egg, sausage and American cheese on flatbread round with a side of home fries or grits. If you don’t like it that way, no big deal — swap out any items until it’s built the way you want it. If you want bacon instead of sausage, no problem. The Brunchery will make your sandwich exactly the way you like it.

NY Café
6630 Central Ave.
 
St. Petersburg, FL 33707

(727) 344-2233
www.nycafe.org

This New York-style café has two mouth-watering breakfast sandwiches on its menu. One is the Veggie Omelet Sandwich that is so good it could even please a die-hard carnivore. This sandwich is made with two eggs, spinach, tomato, sweet onion and green bell peppers, and then topped with your choice of either American cheese, imported aged Swiss, extra sharp NY cheddar, provolone or horseradish cheddar cheese. Then you can choose to put your creation on either an English muffin, croissant or bagel. The other breakfast sandwich is called the NYC and comes with two eggs, thick-sliced hickory smoked applewood bacon and either sliced Boars Head ham or a Jones sausage patty. You then have your choice of cheese and breading on an English muffin, croissant or bagel.

Related: Best Places For Locally Roasted Coffee In Tampa Bay

Fray’s Donut House
5236 16th St. N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33703
(727) 528-1410
www.fraysdonuthouse.com

A sweet shop might not be the first place you think of when you’re craving a great breakfast sandwich, but Fray’s can certainly deliver. Each type of sandwich is available on your choice of either bagel, croissant or English muffin. There are four types of sandwiches to choose from, including sausage, egg and cheese or ham, egg and cheese. The prices are so affordable that you’ll have money left over for a white chocolate latte or cappuccino.
The Breakfast Nook
1532 Land O’ Lakes Blvd.
Lutz, FL 33549
(813) 948-4041
www.iwantbreakfast.com‎

The Breakfast Nook is open from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. This delightful little restaurant has a huge menu that includes over a dozen types of omelets, specialty pancakes and scrumptious made-to-order breakfast sandwiches. Each breakfast sandwich includes one or two eggs cooked the way you like them (such as scrambled or poached), a meat of your choice (such as ham, bacon or sausage), a bread of your choice (such as whole wheat toast or a bagel) and then your choice of toppings (such as cheese, lettuce or tomato). However you like your breakfast sandwich, The Breakfast Nook can make it right.

Related: Best Cheesy Dishes In Tampa Bay

Amanda Mole has been writing since she was old enough to hold a pencil and cooking since she was tall enough to reach the stove. She believes that food provides more than just vital nutrients: it is an irreplaceable part of countless cultural and social activities. As a Tampa Bay resident for the past 21 years, she is well acquainted with the incredibly diverse range of restaurants, bars, and food festivals that the area has to offer. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 863 other followers