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Samaria Cafe

#60 of 1,873 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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502 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602-4806
+1 813-223-1674
06:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 16:00
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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I am in Tampa I make it a goal to stop in Samaria Cafe. I've had both lunch and dinner here, and both were fantastic. The owner, a wonderful gentleman from Greece, makes it a point to stop and talk with his customers. As a matter of fact, the first time I met and spoke with him, I... More 

Thank Memtown
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic breakfast! My s.o. and I stopped here for breakfast on the way out of town. It was Amazing. We read a review of the California Eggs Benedict. It was cooked perfectly, albeit not on the menu. You'll just have to ask for it. Home fries were prefectly crispy and well seasoned. The best thing was the Chai latte. That... More 

Thank Narci F
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364 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in since we were in the area. The servers were something out of a 70's tv sitcom (think "Alice"). We waited to be seated a few minutes because "Our busser doesn't get in till 10") and it was around 9:15. Then when we sat down, I mentioned to our server that I saw some specials written on the board... More 

Thank tiagayepfa
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I recently travelled to Tampa. We stayed at the Downtown Hilton and explored for places to eat. One morning we came upon the Samaria and we were wonderfully surprised. The owner (?) greeted us at the door and our server was wonderful. We split the ham and cheese quiche which also had a muffin of choice and... More 

Thank Rebecca F
Richmond, Virginia
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were famished when our taxi dropped us off at our hotel. We wanted to go someplace close and the hotel clerk suggested Samaria Cafe. We walked there and were promptly seated. I ordered a chicken salad wrap and my wife ordered the pressed Cuban. Both sandwiches were very good and the fries and cole slaw were... More 

Thank 304dons
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for breakfast and lunch . Kind of fell into this wonderful place. Georgia the owner was awesome and our waiter very accommodating . Food was delicious!

Thank Patricia R
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had 2 wonderful breakfasts at Samaria. This is a family owned casual restaurant that is very friendly. We just happened on it for breakfast Saturday morning and returned Sunday. It is an excellent value and the portions are tremendous. We both ordered omelettes which had so much veggies and meat that we could not finish them. We would certainly... More 

Thank kidzdok
Rothesay, Canada
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I were in Tampa for a couple of days and were really fortunate to find this place as there aren't too many (reasonably priced) sit down style restaurants open for breakfast in the downtown business district area. Service was fast and friendly. Our waitress was super helpful in giving us directions to different parts of the city.... More 

Thank mockingbird123
Coral Springs, Florida
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129 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

First, the service was excellent. They are very friendly and want to be sure you are happy. I had some amazing oatmeal. Another had blueberry pancakes, which were delicious. A large menu. You should find something that you love.

Thank ThompsonDM
Mansfield, Texas, USA
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Casual cafe with great food and service! Still serving breakfast when we came at 11:30am. It was yummy!

Thank T F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Greek
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33602-4806
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-223-1674

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