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Recipe Box

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American, Diner
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147 E Bloomingdale Ave, Brandon, FL 33511-8102
+1 813-655-2686
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07:00 - 14:30
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Recipe Box is a great little breakfast spot! Massive pancakes, great biscuits and eggs, sausage, bacon and omelets---it's all good! Nothing fancy, just home cooked meals, friendly service, good prices in a homey setting. Very good coffee too. Only drawback is you might have to wait if you go during peak times. Worth the wait though. Sure you'll agree, Recipe... More 

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Thank Mike Y
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Lots of people are coming here. I ordered a shrimp wrap for brunch and it was really good. They also have lots to offer from breakfast to lunch.

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Thank Carla C
Tampa, Florida
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We took our grandtwins (almost 8) to the Recipe Box at lunch time. It's like a diner style & they honor active duty military with a 20% discount. Our grandtwins are dairy free, and I am gluten free. We ordered the kids meal chicken fingers with fries & 1 with fruit cup ($10.90). Grandpa had Omlet with extra Italian sausage... More 

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Thank Chipsters56
Brandon, Florida
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Flew back into the country early, arriving at 0900. Headed for the Recipe Box for my usual, half Mama's Breakfast. However, the sign for specials out front caught my attention. The quiche listed might not have been what I received, but it surely was yummy. Filled with ground sausage, tiny bit, of spinach, and topped with 2 cheeses, the quiche... More 

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Thank Tudylou
Brandon, Florida
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

They are breakfast and lunch only place, and no matter what type of food you pick, you'll be pleased! All portions are huge! I've never eating my whole meal here. In addition, I've never gotten something I was not impressed with, and I've been here many times. I highly recommend this place!

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1 Thank falbo49
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The Recipe Box is our weekend favorite for breakfast. They serve large portions, friendly service, the best coffee and with reasonable prices. You can't go wrong stopping here for breakfast or lunch!

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1 Thank Roxanne H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Giant portions, half orders of most meals available, worth the 20 min wait for a great bfast and friendly staff!

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Thank EFox201
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This is a nice clean homey restaurant with a fantastic breakfast menu. Home cooked food at it's best. Cracker Barrel could take lessons from this place. Good food and excellent service with a lot of regulars so you know it's good. They keep coming back.

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1 Thank Gary F
Valrico, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Great place for breakfast or lunch. Family owned. Home cooking without the cleanup. Staff is very friendly in a warm and comfy atmosphere. Half portions available for smaller appetites. The only place we eat breakfast outside of home.

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Thank Rcfeuer1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Great food great service ,thanks Kelli it was a pleasure having you wait on us ,hope to see ya when we come back * John Turner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:30
Monday
07:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:30
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
Friday
07:00 - 14:30
Saturday
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 E Bloomingdale Ave, Brandon, FL 33511-8102
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brandon
  • Phone Number: +1 813-655-2686

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?