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hlsess Mar 9, 2010 02:39 PM

any suggestions for a good breakfast spot

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    bmgl RE: hlsess Mar 9, 2010 03:08 PM

    Skyway Jack's, on 34th St. South (Hwy. 19), is beyond fabulous!! Great variety, welcoming atmosphere, this is one of my favorite breakfast places anywhere in the country!!

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      askdrtodd RE: bmgl Mar 10, 2010 04:09 AM

      seconded. I live in tampa but will hike over the bridge for skyway jacks.

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        laboheme RE: bmgl Mar 10, 2010 12:47 PM

        Couldn't agree more...Skyway Jack's is the way to go. Although I like the new location on 4th & Gandy in St. Pete as well as the original.

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          RibDog RE: laboheme Mar 10, 2010 06:40 PM

          Then you experience must have been better than mine. I went with a friend fairly soon after it first opened. Did not go well. Maybe I should give it another shot.

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            laboheme RE: RibDog May 16, 2010 04:44 PM

            Give it another shot...it is well worth it. Pecan and chocolate chip pancakes of this caliber (particularly when served with crispy yummy bacon) are not to be mocked, my friend. :-) Enjoy!

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            Lucia27 RE: laboheme Mar 12, 2010 11:08 AM

            We liked the one on 4th street, too. Best blueberry pancakes I've ever had.

            We've also tried the new place on 4th around 84th Ave - Tick Tock I think? Husband and daughter enjoyed theirs. I was turned off when I ordered blueberry pancakes and got regular pancakes with a half can of blueberry pie filling dumped on top. The pancakes were fine when I scraped the goop off the top, but not what I expected.

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          juli5122 RE: hlsess Mar 10, 2010 07:33 PM

          Beverly's on Cory Ave. in St. Pete Beach. and Ricky T's in Treasure Island. I heard NOLA Cafe downtown St. Pete has beignets in the morning and you can't beat the view.

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            proboscidian RE: juli5122 Mar 12, 2010 11:10 AM

            There was a NOLA in Tampa near Boulevard. Is it the same place?

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              juli5122 RE: proboscidian Mar 12, 2010 07:24 PM

              Yes, I just looked it up and there is a NOLA Cafe in Tampa here is the website for both.

              www.nolacafe.com/

          2. loveinmytummy RE: hlsess May 16, 2010 06:24 AM

            Angie's on 7th ave N. on Round lake. And on Sunday's she has a great buffet and live acoustic music. It's just charming.

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              laboheme RE: hlsess May 16, 2010 04:41 PM

              On Saturdays, my fave new breakfast/brunch spot is Z Grille in Downtown St. Pete...best breakfast burrito I've had since I've lived in CA, and if you're feeling extra extravagant, don't ignore the chicken and waffles with pink peppercorn butter and bacon maple syrup....washed down with a pineapple mimosa after a wander through the St. Pete Farmer's Market 1 block away. Amazing!

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              Z Grille
              104 2nd St S, St Petersburg, FL

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                Mild Bill RE: laboheme May 16, 2010 06:07 PM

                OMG.... I'm gonna do it!
                I'm gonna do ALL those things!

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                  sweet_polly RE: Mild Bill May 16, 2010 06:28 PM

                  Frog Pond on St. Pete and North Redington Beaches is awesome!

                  Pincho y Pincho in downtown St. Pete also has a nice breakfast. The stuffed French Toast they serve on Sundays is incomparable.

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                  Frog Pond
                  16909 Gulf Blvd, North Redington Beach, FL 33708

              2. jpr54_1 RE: hlsess May 17, 2010 07:27 AM

                Skidder's Restaurant

                (727) 360-1029
                Bahia Shores

                5799 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach, FL 33706

                A family member died and I stayed at a cousins near the restaurant-
                Breakfast was inexpensive and well done-
                A lunch of Greek salad was well prepared and fresh. The feta cheese was excellent and didn't have that resiny taste which it often has-

                * Skidder's Restaurants
                5799 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach, FL 33706 Remove

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                Skidder's Restaurants
                5799 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach, FL 33706

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