Best Brunches in St. Pete-Clearwater

See what's on the menu at these popular brunch spots in St. Pete-Clearwater, then make a plan with friends or family for your favorite meal of the week!

A woman in a yellow dress holds up a cocktail in front of plates of food with a bookshelf behind her

Enjoy the cozy atmosphere and great food at The Library in St. Pete.

Food lovers would be hard-pressed to name a culinary experience as delightful as the much-beloved brunch. Whether you crave a fluffy omelet with all the fillings or a perfect pancake stack with toppings of your choice, the possibilities are endless to satisfy all tastes. From brunch buffets to bottomless mimosas, al fresco options to trendy eateries, you’ll find options for everyone in St. Pete-Clearwater.

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Island Way Grill, Clearwater Beach

A buffet display of oysters, lemons and other salads over ice

Enjoy fresh seafood at the Island Way Grill's popular brunch buffet.

Vibe: Every Sunday, this brunch mecca serves up the most epic buffet alongside incredible views of the intracoastal in Clearwater Beach. Make sure to call ahead for reservations because this award-winning brunch spot fills up fast.

Menu: The brunch buffet is overflowing with fresh seafood (emphasis on fresh: their boats make daily fishing trips) from stone crabs to oysters, a sushi bar, made-to-order omelets and pretty much any other breakfast food you can dream of. Brunch is served every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
 

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Clear Sky Beachside Cafe, Clearwater Beach

A salad topped with cilantro and lemon

Enjoy creative cuisine at Clear Sky Beachside Cafe.

Vibe: Located just a half block from the sands of Clearwater Beach, the Clear Sky Beachside Café is a local favorite for its “gourmet food without the gourmet prices.” The energetic beach vibe and indoor/outdoor seating goes perfectly with the live music and ocean breezes.

Menu: The enormous breakfast menu, which showcases fresh seafood, features every variation you can think of for eggs, pancakes, French Toast, waffles, beignets, quiche and crepes, while specialties include Bennies served on English muffins, breakfast sandwiches and tons of ways to order your omelet. Breakfast is served Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until noon and until 1 p.m. on weekends.

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The Library, St. Pete

Diners enjoy a meal in a restaurant that looks like a library surrounded by shelves of books

The Library is a distinctive spot to gather for a meal.

Vibe: The Library, located within Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Pete, was inspired by the collaboration between George Peabody and Johns Hopkins and the meaningful institutions they created. Take in the cozy ambience surrounded by books, wood furnishings, the aroma of coffee and the friendly buzz of the day’s diners.

Menu: Enjoy favorite brunch dishes from savory omelets and Benedicts to pancakes and French toast with the sweetest of toppings. If you’re dining with a group and feel like sharing, go for the Brunch Board, which comes with Beef Cheek Benedict, Maple Snickerdoodle Pancakes, Nutella French Toast, Smoked Salmon Dip, Bacon, and Breakfast Potatoes. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Noble Crust, St. Pete

A plate of waffles and chicken

Dig into classic brunch options at Noble Crust.

Vibe: First things first: Noble Crust was named to Yelp's 2024 list of "100 Best Brunch Spots in America!" Relax in this contemporary and stylish setting that boasts a fun, casual vibe with an open kitchen. Stylings include brick and wood walls, concrete floors, moody lighting and plush furniture. Prefer dining al fresco? You'll feel at home on the patio with its retractable roof and comfortable lounge furniture.

Menu: Italian food favorites meet Southern comfort fare in dishes created with locally grown seasonal ingredients. Paired with a craft cocktail, Noble Crust will make all your brunch dreams come true. Menu items include innovative creations like the Wild Berry French Toast, the Brunch Meatball Smash or the Pear and Burrata Pizza, while brunch libations include Zesty Bloody Marys and Red or White Sangria. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
 

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Crown & Bull, Dunedin

Vibe: The Crown & Bull is a modern American-style steakhouse in Dunedin that brims with energy with its live music or DJs every day of the week. An outdoor patio features fire pits and state-of-the-art lighting for a perfect al fresco ambience.

Menu: Look for local and seasonal ingredients on an innovative breakfast menu that features classic twists like the O.G. French Toast and Carrotcake Overnight Oats to beefy creations like the Korean Beef Omelet made with gochujang BBQ marinated beef and purple kimchi and a Chef’s Special BBQ Short Rib Bennie with 18-hour sous-vide boneless short ribs. Breakfast is served until 2 p.m. every day.

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82 Degrees at The Saint Hotel, St. Pete Beach

two women laugh over tropical drinks at the bar at 82 Degrees at the Saint Hotel in St. Pete Beach

Relax at the bar at 82 Degrees in the stylish Saint Hotel.

Vibe: Overlooking the stunning Gulf of Mexico, 82 Degrees is located in The Saint Hotel, an artsy boutique hotel showcasing the laid-back vibe of St. Pete Beach. The restaurant is a local favorite for seasonal specialties, live music and amazing views.

Menu: Classics brunch choices include everything from sweet, like the Cinnamon or Cannoli-Stuffed French Toast to oh-so-savory such as the Beach Benedict made with eggs, crab cakes, fried green tomatoes and creole shrimp sauce. An awesome menu of craft cocktails includes a flavor for every taste. Brunch is served from open until 3 p.m. daily.

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Cassis, St. Pete

A colorful fruit pie made with berries and kiwi pieces.

Enjoy delicious fresh menu items at Cassis in Downtown St. Pete.

Vibe: Ideal for quick bites and leisurely meals, Cassis is one of the most popular hotspots for brunch in St. Pete. This brasserie serves American classics with subtle French influences, so you'll feel like you're dining in a charming Parisian café with outdoor seating right on Beach Drive.

Menu: Menu items include classic egg dishes, housemade artisanal pastries and breads, specialties like Bananas Foster Pancakes and Brioche French Toast and special brunch cocktails. Be sure to check the menu for the Chef's Suggestions and the Mixologist Choice and you'll be saying bon appetit in no time. The best part is that brunch is served daily (you're on vacation after all!) 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday through Sunday.

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Birch & Vine, St. Pete

A dim moody dining room with a wine wall in the backdrop

The intimate Birch & Vine restaurant features a sommelier-curated wine wall.

Vibe: Located in the boutique hotel, The Birchwood, this fine dining restaurant is known for its wine wall and creative, chef-driven menu. On the weekends, enjoy Bubbles at the Birch and get up to 40% off select bottles of bubbly, served with your choice of juice.

Menu: The upscale spot serves an inventive brunch menu with elevated dishes like the Cauliflower Hummus Fritter appetizer, Burrata Apricot Salad, an assortment of sandwiches (don’t miss the Breakfast Burger) and decadent Cheesecake French Toast. Brunch is served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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The Helm Provisions & Coastal Fare, St. Pete Beach

Vibe: A celebration of coastal seafood, from Maine to Florida, awaits at the polished-yet-laid back The Helm Provisions & Coastal Fare.

Menu: The restaurant’s brunch menu features unexpected twists on old favorites, including Buried Treasure French Toast (Hawaiian rolls and cinnamon cream cheese studded with crumbled bacon) and a seafood quiche with lobster, crab and shrimp nestled in a potato crust. The Helm serves brunch all day, every day, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

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Hew Parlor & Chophouse, Dunedin

An aerial view of a large hotel at sunrise

Dunedin's famed Fenway Hotel

Vibe: Humming with soul, Hew Parlor & Chophouse carries the timeless rhythm of the Fenway Hotel through the atmosphere and menu. Enjoy brunch while overlooking the pool in this chef-driven chophouse.

Menu: Chophouse cuts and chef-driven seasonal preparations rule the room. Try the French Toast L'Orange, the Wagyu Brisket and Hash or a Huevos Rancheros Torta. Brunch is served Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Stella’s, Gulfport

Vibe: Soak up the sunshine and sip a Bloody Mary while dining al fresco at Stella’s, a Southern-inspired hot spot in Gulfport. After brunch, browse Stella’s Sundries, the quirky gift shop next door.

Menu: Start out with a plate of Fried Green Tomatoes dredged in “secret seasoning” before moving onto signature plates like Mel’s Breakfast Burrito or the Greek Goddess Omelette. Stella’s also features a vegan menu, as well as an assortment of dishes for four-legged friends like the Pup Patty and PB&T (peanut butter on toast). The restaurant serves brunch favorites every day from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Datz, St. Pete

a double-decker burger with provolone cheese tomato and lettuce on a brioche bun with fresh chips at Datz in St. Pete

Burger-iffic

Datz in St. Pete is a can't-miss spot for folks who love burgers and hearty comfort food.

Vibe: A comfort food oasis with eclectic flair located right next door to the James Museum, Datz offers shaded outdoor seating with nice warm breezes. A funky dining room can accommodate large or small parties. 

Menu: Come ready to indulge in a foodie wonderland. The menu is chock-full of delicious options including Chicken and Waffles, Short Rib Biscuits and Shrimp and Grits. Wash it all down with a craft brunch cocktail like a Prickly Pear Mimosa. Plus, if you order right, your drink might come with a doughnut garnish. Brunch is served on Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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The Left Bank Bistro, St. Pete

Diners enjoy their meals inside a cafe surrounded by flower decorations.

Enjoy the charming French-inspired ambience and cuisine at The Left Bank Bistro.

Vibe: This charming 1920s bungalow-turned-bistro is all about the French charm with accents of art and literature history. After brunch, pop next door to the market to shop antiques and one-of-a-kind gifts from local artists and vendors.

Menu: French-style fare runs the gamut from savory (think Pork Belly Benedict or Steak Frites & Egg) to sweet (like the Crepe Susanne with citrus butter creme sauce, Grand Marnier and orange slices). An artist-inspired cocktail menu includes seasonal fresh-pressed mimosas and Bloody Marys, while the not-to-be-missed side has to be the Brown Sugar & Black Pepper Bacon. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Parkshore Grill, St. Pete

Outdoor restaurant with diners at tables under blue umbrellas and people walking by under palm trees and blue sky

Parkshore Grill offers indoor and outdoor dining.

Vibe: Located on the bustling Beach Drive, choose to sit inside in an elegant dining room or outside on their sprawling patio overlooking North Straub Park

Menu: Their brunch menu offers delicious savory options like a Crab & Grouper Cake Benedict or Ale Battered Shrimp and Cheese Grits, in addition to some that’ll satisfy your sweet tooth like a Banana Brioche French Toast or Cheese Blintzes. Brunch is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays.

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Harvey’s 4th Street Grill, St. Pete

dinner plates at Harvey's Fourth Street Grill in St. Pete

This local hotspot on busy 4th Street in St. Pete has been around for decades. Expect a friendly crowd and expertly prepared dishes.

Vibe: Friendly locals will welcome you to Harvey’s 4th Street Grill in St. Pete. This quintessential neighborhood bar and restaurant is like a trip down memory lane, surrounded by vintage décor from historic hotels like the Vinoy, the Soreno and the Albemarle.

Menu: Harvey’s serves a hearty brunch menu that’ll keep you full until dinner, with favorites that include Tenderloin Benedict, 4th Street Scramble and Raisin Bread French Toast. Brunch is served from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

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The Frog Pond, Multiple Locations

Vibe: The Frog Pond's three funky locations in St. Pete, St. Pete Beach and North Redington Beach are known for their laid-back atmosphere and playful frog theme. The first location in downtown St. Pete has been a brunch favorite since 1982.

Menu: Diners can expect filling portions of sweet and savory breakfast classics such as the Banana Foster Belgian Waffle and a wide variety of Benedicts, including the Frog Benedict topped with mushrooms and Swiss cheese. All three locations serve brunch on Saturday and Sunday with hours that vary slightly, so check with each location.

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Castile at the Hotel Zamora, St. Pete Beach

A close shot of a delicious meal at Castile restaurant

Perfectly Plated

Renowned dining spots like Castile in St. Pete Beach serve up beautiful dishes in equally as beautiful settings.

Vibe: Tucked inside the chic Hotel Zamora, Castile folds local ingredients into its menu of Mediterranean-focused dishes. Brunch is made all the more special with Intracoastal Waterway views and both indoor and outdoor seating.

Menu: Castile’s brunch menu is a refined selection of coastal cuisine, including flash-fried Grouper Bites, Breakfast Flatbread and the Z-Salad with fried prosciutto, seasonal berries and crumbled Gorgonzola. Brunch is offered from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

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The Living Room on Main, Dunedin

The tables in the dining room in Dunedin's Living Room on Main.

Set & Setting

The Living Room on Main serves inventive shareables, creative cocktails and more.

Vibe: The warm and elegant dining room also includes dog-friendly outdoor seating – the perfect spot to people-watch on Dunedin’s bustling Main Street.

Menu: New American menu items include Crab Cake Benedict, Carrot Cake French Toast and a Breakfast Chimichanga. Don't miss the Beignets with Blackberry Sauce or the Pull-Apart Cinammon Sugar Monkey Bread with Kahlua Glaze. Brunch is served every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

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Marina Cantina, Clearwater Beach

An exterior aerial view of a two-story restaurant with boats in a marina in front

Marina Cantina comes with great food and amazing views.

Vibe: Come for an amazing atmosphere complete with a tequila bar and tasty dishes. Enjoy casual roof-top seating overlooking the picturesque marina.

Menu: Mexican fusion cuisine made with the freshest ingredients includes "brunch with some lunch," such as Tres Leches French Toast, Grouper Cake Benedict, Carne Asada and Eggs, Short Rib Hash and more. Don't forget the Bottomless Mimosas, Margaritas and Bloody Marys. Brunch is served every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Gigglewaters, Safety Harbor

A Burger from Gigglewaters

Movie and a Meal

At Gigglewaters Social Club & Screening Room, enjoy a 100% wagyu beef burger and a movie!

Vibe: Named after 1920s slang for an alcoholic beverage, Gigglewaters in Safety Harbor is a one-stop restaurant, bar and classic movie theater. Open since 2018, the venue is known for its kicked-up comfort food and speakeasy vibe.

Menu: Brunch at Gigglewaters comes with a free mimosa, bubbly of the day or non-alcoholic drink. Entrée choices include Double-Stuffed Omelettes, Churro French Toast and comforting Tot Pots (potato tots loaded with toppings such as eggs, chorizo and cheese). Brunch is served daily from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday.

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