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Best Champagne Brunch Spots In Tampa Bay

Brunch doesn't have to be the same old bagels and coffee. These restaurants make Sunday brunch into a memorable experience that the whole family will enjoy. Whether you are looking for fresh seafood or bottomless champagne, Tampa Bay has something for you.

Price: $23.95
Hours: Sun - 11:45 to 3 p.m.

Having a meal at the restaurant at Shephard's Beach Resort is no ordinary experience. The restaurant overlooks the Gulf of Mexico, offering an incredible view and sometimes even dolphin sightings. The Sunday champagne brunch is an elaborate spread that includes omelets, eggs Benedict, biscuits and gravy, prime rib, crab legs, pasta, and a complete salad and dessert bar, among other things. Come hungry.

The Rusty Pelican
2425 N. Rocky Point Drive
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 281-1943

Champagne at The Rusty Pelican

Price: $34.95 adults, $15.95 children
Hours: Sun- 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Don't let The Rusty Pelican's name fool you. This is a beautiful waterside restaurant that offers incredible views, scrumptious food, and an atmosphere of pure elegance. The Sunday champagne brunch includes traditional breakfast favorites, in addition to an omelet station, carving station, and other culinary delights such as bananas foster, smoked salmon, fresh seafood, desserts, and much more. Make your reservation today.

Sunset Grill
611 Destiny Dr
Ruskin, FL 33570
(813) 645-3291

Sunset Grill Omelet

Price: $15.95
Hours: Sun - 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The Sunset Grill, highly rated by critics and suburban diners alike, is praised for its meticulous attention to detail, both in service and in cuisine. The champagne brunch is no exception. The Sunday meal consists of an extensive salad bar, fresh soup, a chef's carving station, and an omelet station. Don't forget to save room for dessert: an exquisite chocolate fountain.

2900 Bayport Drive
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 207-6815


Price: $45 adults, $27.50 children
Hours: Sun - 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Oystercatchers, part of the Hyatt hotel in Tampa, has been recognized by the Tampa Bay Times as "one of the bay area's best" for champagne brunches. The menu features fresh seafood caught right out of the Gulf of Mexico, and fish can be prepared grilled, blackened, or sautéed. Omelets, pasta, desserts, and other breakfast and lunch selections are also available. The best part? Unlimited refills of champagne, bloody Marys, and mimosas.

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Caretta on the Gulf
500 Mandalay Ave
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767
(727) 674-4171

Caretta on the Gulf
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Price: $39 adults, $19 kids
Hours: Sun - 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Caretta on the Gulf is Clearwater's only AAA Four Diamond restaurant. With both indoor and outdoor seating, guests can enjoy the view of the Gulf from either the dining room or out in the open air patio. The Sunday brunch buffet includes breakfast favorites like waffles and omelet stations, in addition to lunch-time treats like fresh seafood and sushi. The menu changes quarterly, so you never know what delicious surprises await you when you dine at Caretta on the Gulf.

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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

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