1. Bunker

    Ybor City : 1907 N 19th St, Tampa, 33605

    Coffeehouse? Wine bar? Music venue? All three, actually. This well-appointed gathering spot is the perfect place to recharge while out and about on the streets of Ybor. The vibe is similar to that giant, corporate mega-coffee chain, but with a lot more street cred. It also features a songwriter' …

  2. Oasis Coffee Spot

    West Pasco : 9213 Little Road, New Port Richey, 34654

  3. Sweet Spot

    Fourth Street Garden District : 1961 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg, 33704

    Coffee shop, breakfast spot and sweet shop with custom gift bags.

  4. Florida Cracker Kitchen

    Brooksville / East Hernando : 966 E Jefferson St, Brooksville, 34601

    The logo is an upside-down cowboy boot in the shape of Florida, with a menu of "cowboy classics" like housemade corned beef hash or gator tail po' boys. It inherited a robust breakfast business from its time as Farmer John's, with a raft of crowd-pleasing omelets and pancakes. The Boke …

  5. Proino Breakfast Club

    Largo : 201 West Bay Drive, Largo, 33770

    In a building in Largo that was formerly a Crispers, it's vast, sporting a huge number of seats indoors and on a covered patio. With red walls and cheery multicolored pendant lamps, it has a friendly vibe (and the walls support some grass-green soundproofing material that keeps noise levels sens …

  6. SteamHeat Cafe

    Downtown Tampa : 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa, 33602

    At the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts.Hours: 5-11 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat.-Sun.

  7. Orange Crate Cafe

    Dunedin : 349 Main St, Dunedin, 34698

    Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun.Read more here.

  8. Cafe Del Mar

    Downtown St. Petersburg : 243 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 33701

  9. International Cafe

    Downtown Tampa : 601 E Twiggs St., Tampa, 33602

  10. Family Downtown Cafe

    Downtown Tampa : 702 N Franklin St., Tampa, 33602

  11. Kahwa Coffee Cafe

    Downtown Tampa : 400 N Ashley Drive, Tampa, 33602

    Hours: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.Location on the first floor.

  12. Joffrey's Coffee

    Ybor City : 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa, 33605

  13. Munch's Sundries & Restaurant

    St. Petersburg : 3920 Sixth St. S, St. Petersburg, 33705

    It's time travel, pure and simple. Munch's Sundries & Restaurant's booths are lined with Lakewood Elementary class pictures from the 1960s (a lot of unfortunate haircuts), on the walls are tacked-up, and down-home, morsels of wisdom and on Tuesdays every table is topped with the fried chicke …

  14. Trip's Diner

    St. Petersburg : 2339 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg, 33704

    Look around the walls of the new Trip's Diner and you'll see wonderful black-and-white historic photos of St. Petersburg, with maps and other Florida ephemera adorning the tabletops. Owner Gordon Stevenson took over the space vacated last year by Dave's, a beloved but somewhat dilapidated diner, …

  15. Brew ...Mostly

    North Pinellas beaches : 15024 Madeira Way, Madeira Beach, 33708

    Hours: 6 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Thur., until 9 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sun.

  16. Cappuccino's Fine Wine and Espresso Bar

    Dunedin : 733 Broadway St, Dunedin, 34698

  17. Kahwa Cafe

    Editor's pick

    Downtown St. Petersburg : 204 Second Ave. S, St. Petersburg, 33701

    True coffee snobs know that freshness counts. What could be fresher than a shop roasting its own beans? Kahwa creates its own blends right in St. Petersburg for distribution to coffee shops and direct to consumers. The shop has now opened its own retail cafe for java lovers who want a cup on the …

  18. Cafe Hey

    Tampa : 1540 N Franklin St., Tampa, 33602

    One of downtown Tampa's jewels, this vegan-friendly coffee shop-sandwich-shop-art venue serves up a nice mix of coffee, tea, baked goods, sandwiches and soups. But Cafe Hey isn't just for nourishing your body. It offers food for the mind with occasional art shows and movie nights, plus open mic  …

  19. Gram's Old-Fashioned Donuts

    Largo : 11987 Indian Rocks Road, Largo, 33774

    Open 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Tues.-Sat., 6 a.m.-1 p.m. Sun.Read the full story.

  20. Java Nirvana

    Gulfport : 2908 1/2 Beach Blvd., Gulfport, 33701

    Gulfport's own twist on the coffee cafe is as wild and colorful as Gulfport itself. While the indoor area is sparse, the outdoor seating makes up for it with comfortable chairs and a stage for live music.

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