Top Downtown St Pete Breakfast or Brunch Restaurants 2020

Top Downtown St Pete Breakfast or Brunch Restaurants 2020

Breakfast or Brunch – Where Should You Go?

Wake up early and hungry for breakfast? It is the most important meal of the day, you know. Do you know what your options are in Downtown St Pete? St Petersburg Foodies compiled a list of downtown establishments that can get your day started off just right. They are ordered by opening time. At the bottom of the list you will find a Google Map with pin points and directions to each place.

2nd & Second
Open 24 hours
(727) 388-1340
201 2nd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
2nd & Second Website

2nd & Second is Downtown St Pete’s only true 24 hour diner. They offer a full liquor bar and fresh ingredients in the preparation of their food.

2nd & Second

Central Coffee Shoppe
Daily: 6:30am – 1pm
(727) 821-1125
530 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Central Coffee Shoppe Website

Central Coffee Shoppe Window
Central Coffee Shoppe Exterior

Opened back on March 5th, 1975, Central Coffee Shoppe is a family owned and operated local diner serving fast breakfast and lunch with a smile in Downtown St Petersburg, FL.  Central Coffee Shoppe is a tradition for coffee, breakfast and lunch.

Central Coffee Shoppe The Kitchen
The Kitchen

Marchand’s Bar & Grill
Daily: 6:30am – 11:30pm; 5pm – 10pm
(727) 824-8072
Located in The Vinoy at the Renaissance Hotel
501 5th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Marchand’s Bar & Grill Website

Located in Downtown St Pete’s famous Vinoy Hotel, Marchand’s serves up traditional, American fare.

Marchand's Bar & Grill

Genaro Coffee
Tues – Sun: 7am – 2pm
Thurs: 5pm – 11pm
Fri – Sat: 5pm – 3am
(727) 300-3155
1047 Central Ave, St Petersburg, FL 33705
Genaro Coffee Co. Facebook Page

Genaro Coffee Logo
Genaro Coffee is a Saint Petersburg local coffee cafe dedicated to serving the best in coffee and tea.

Genaro Cappucino

Kahwa Coffee Downtown South
Mon – Sat: 7am – 7pm
Sun: 8am – 6pm
(727) 821-1942
204 2nd Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Kahwa opened their first store in 2006 in Downtown St Petersburg and fast became St Petersburg’s favorite local coffee house. They offer their famous brew along with a limited breakfast and lunch menu.

Kahwa South Exterior
Kahwa Coffee Downtown North
Mon – Fri: 7am – 6:30pm
Sat – Sun: 7:30am – 6:30pm
(727) 823-4700
475 2nd St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Kahwa Coffee Website
Kahwa Coffee North

The Tap Room at the Hollander
Mon – Thurs: 7am – 10pm
Fri: 7am – 11pm

All You Can Eat Big Breakfast Every Saturday and Sunday 8am-12pm $12.95

(727) 873-7900
421 4th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
The Tap Room Website

Located inside the beautiful Hollander Hotel, the Tap Room offers breakfast Mon-Fri and brunch on the weekends. It has fast become a St Petersburg favorite.
The Tap Room at The Hollander Interior The Tap Room Breakfast

The Wooden Rooster
Mon – Thurs: 7am – 9pm
Fri – Sat: 7am – 11pm
Sun: 7am – 4pm
(727) 822-7373
104 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
The Wooden Rooster Website

The Wooden Rooster is a casual cafe offering breakfast, homemade crepes and sandwiches, seasonal soups and salads, as well as handcrafted coffee beverages, craft beers and wines.
The Wooden Rooster Interior 2 The Wooden Rooster Menu

Mickey’s Café & Organics
Mon – Fri: 7:30am – 6pm
Sat: 8am – 8pm
Sun: 10am – 5pm
(727) 851-9832
318 Central Ave, St Petersburg, FL 33701
Mickey’s Cafe & Organics Website

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Mickey’s Cafe offers fresh organic food including breakfast, salads, wraps, soups, vegetarian/vegan & gluten-free options, fresh squeezed juices, smoothies and coffee.
Mickey's Cafe Door

Pipos To Go
Mon – Fri: 7:30am – 3pm
Sat: 9am – 9pm
(727) 823-3568
8 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Pipo’s Website

Over three decades ago, the Hernandez family opened the first Cuban Cafe’ in Tampa Bay. They focus on staying true to the tradition and authentic flavors of Cuban cuisine and they commit to using only quality ingredients and proven family recipes.
Pipo's To Go Door

Red Mesa Mercado
Mon – Thurs: 7:30am – 10pm
Fri: 7:30am – 11pm
Sat: 9am – 11pm
Sun: 9am – 9pm
(727) 954-7430
1100 1st Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Red Mesa Mercado Menu
Red Mesa Mercado Exterior

Red Mesa Mercado offers California-style Breakfast Burritos & takeout favorites. Their tortillas are made on site in their tortilla factory.

Red Mesa Mercado Burrito
Breakfast Burrito
Red Mesa Mercado Inside Breakfast Burrito
Breakfast Burrito

Stacie’s Cottage Café
Mon – Fri: 7:30am – 2:30pm
(727) 827-0696
501 1st Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Stacie’s Cottage Cafe Website

Stacie’s offers traditional breakfast fare and great coffee and espresso options. A neighborhood gem.
Stacie's Cottage Cafe Front
Stacie's Cotage Cafe Interior

Banyan Cafe Central
Mon – Fri: 8am – 2pm
Sat – Sun:  8am – 1pm
(727) 896-6600
701 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Banyan Cafe Website

Banyan is a gourmet cafe serving breakfast and lunch. They offer daily specials and a special brunch menu for the weekends.

Cassis American Brasserie
Sun – Thurs: 8am – 10pm
Fri – Sat: 8am – 12pm
(727) 827-2927
170 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Cassis American Brasserie Website

Cassis American Brasserie offers a “Continental comfort cuisine” to downtown St. Petersburg’s Beach Dr. Stylized in the traditional European Brasserie fashion with the relaxed American eatery flair guests have grown accustomed to. And I personally feel they have the best sausage links in town. And they offer fresh squeezed OJ.
Cassis Exterior

Cassis Prime Rib Hash
Eggs and Prime Rib Hash

City’s Bistro (formerly Central Perks)
Mon – Sat: 8am – 4pm
(727) 490-2017
695 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
City’s Bistro Facebook Page

City’s Bistro offers gourmet sandwiches, fresh salads, breakfast sandwiches, & Saturday brunch.
City's Bistro Exterior 2

The Hangar Restaurant and Flight Lounge
Daily: 8am – 10pm
(727) 823-7767
Albert Whitted Airport
540 1st St SE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
The Hangar Website

The Hangar is a simple cafe by day offering breakfast and lunch comfort food and bistro by night. There are few places in the world as exciting and energizing as an airport and this lovely private terminal right on Tampa Bay offers an unparalleled experience for locals and visitors alike. The Hangar is at The Albert Whitted Airport.

Watch Planes Take-off & Land at the Hangar
The Hangar Chicken and Waffles
The Hangar Chicken and Waffles


Top Early Morning Downtown St Petersburg Breakfast Spots 2020
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DISCLAIMER: Kevin, Lori, Abby, Haley, Lindsey & Mahika do not dine anonymously (this would be impossible) and we sometimes get free food (though never expected). However, we dine with the locals and we support our own. You will always get honesty in a respectful manner. We do not include any large national or regional chains in our ratings and reviews. We focus on independent locally owned eateries exclusively.

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