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Standout greek restaurant in Tampa named one of the best brunch spots in America

an egg sandwich on a croissant
The Americani Breakfast Sandwich: house-cured thick cut bacon, scrambled CF egg, caramelized onion, american cheese

Tampa brunch spots continue to get national recognition. The Oxford Exchange was recently named a top brunch staple in Tampa Bay by Toast. Now Psomi, a spot prominently featured on the Florida MICHELIN Guide, is getting some love. Yelp included it in its “100 Best Brunch Spots in America” guide.

Psomi remains a proverbial brunch favorite in Tampa. Owned and run by second-generation Greek-American Christina Theofilos, this daytime eatery and bakery epitomizes warmth and comfort. The menu is laced with Greek items ranging from flavorful and tender octopus ceviche to house-made dolmades that display an added level of care. Of course, with a name that translates to bread, there must be baked goods and you’ll find it all here. 


a bag filled with donut holes covered in honey, nuts, and cinnamon sugar
Loukoumades (Greek Donuts)

Psomi is an experience focused on fresh food made with premium, local ingredients set amid a quintessential greek island ambiance. Their brunch includes amazing Greek donuts, avocado toast, and Greek custard stuffed French toast. You can visit the restaurant at 701 N Howard Avenue.

More must-try brunch dishes:

  • Bougatsa French toast: Greek custard stuffed brioche, fresh berries, bourbon maple syrup
  • Everything but the bagel yogurt bowl: wild caught house cured salmon, cucumber, pickled red onion, tomato, crispy capers, everything seasoning
  • Avocado Psomi: whipped feta, avocado, tomato, sprouts, pepperoncini, sesame wheat
  • Strapatsada: Greek scramble with caramelized onion, roasted cherry tomato, creamy feta, grilled baguette

The restaurant also whips up Greek and boozy frappes, cucumber matcha soda, espresso tonics, lattes and more bright, fizzy brunch drinks.


Follow Psomi on its website and Instagram for teasers to whet your appetite.

everything bagel balls stacked in a pyramid
Psomi Bagel Balls: stuffed with whipped cream cheese and double dipped in everything seasoning


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