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Village Inn

#160 of 1,853 Restaurants in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence
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215 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33609-1236
+1 813-877-2617
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Davie FL
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to Tampa after 11:30pm and this was the only open place we found to eat. Delicious cakes, pancakes, hamburgers and extraordinary servers! 24 hours breakfast!

Thank Barbara B
Lakeland, Florida
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322 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Dropped in for breakfast, not expecting much because the outside is not what I expected it to be. BUT, inside very clean, bathroom extremely clean, wait staff friendly and helpful. Greeted when I walked through the door, seated immediately, coffee poured at once. Ordered eggs scrambled well but not dry, and actually got them as ordered; ordered bacon, and it... More 

Thank June G
Crystal Lake IL
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This place was a short walk from where we were staying at the Courtyard. We ate here twice. Sunday. Monday. Sunday was busy. Monday was calm and relaxing. First time. We both had the Corned beef hash and eggs. Great. Corned Beef Hash was perfectly brown and crispy. Not like the soggy mess you normally get. Second time. Got the... More 

Thank Trav_LN_now
Cleveland, Ohio
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We visited here for the first time two weeks ago. We were immediately greeted and seated with a smile and cordial conversation. Our waitress (Bianca) was bubbly, friendly, very knowledgeable about the menu and she made sure to introduce the new dishes. I chose the Avocado Swiss Chicken sandwich with side salad and my husband chose Marbled Rye Reuban with... More 

1 Thank BelievelandTraveler
Henderson, North Carolina
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Good food at a reasonable price with great service. Definitely come on Wednesdays for a free piece of pie. Mostly breakfast but with a twist. There are otheritems: burgers, sandwiches, soups, salads and main dishes. The pot roast is great. So many pies to choose from made in the restaurant. Open till 2 am and 24 hours on weekends. Multiple... More 

1 Thank phit43
Miami, Florida
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

GREAT breakfast place! Love their Hot chocolate!!! Lol If in Tampa and with a hungry belly PLEASE give this place a chance! The venue itself is not top notch BUT their quality of food makes up for it. Their servers offer a very good service too! So go and enjoy!

1 Thank Ventura305
Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

From the manager who greats you at the door with a smile and great attitude to the friendly quick staff. Go more than once in a while and they remember who you are. Even if you're not a regular, they treat you as if you were,

1 Thank Kjfranzese
Lake Wales, Florida
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Stopped by for dinner. Employees were very polite. Ordered the steak with a salad and mashed potatoes. Salad was nice and crisp. Steak was cooked perfectly. Mashed potatoes were not edible. Server very nicely exchanged them for some ok fries. Cherry pie slice I took with me for later was excellent!

Thank mjbmak
Hartford, Connecticut
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

From the outside, I thought this place would be a little seedy and run down, like an old Howard Johnson's, but I was totally wrong. The inside has a funky retro look and feel. The entryway wall is covered with photos that tell the story of the restaurant and introduce you to the chain's founder and family. The food was... More 

Thank Katherine S
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Visited this place while in Tampa. Didn't know what to expect, but I was pleasantly surprised. I ordered the Ultimate Skillet with the multi grain pancakes. The skillet came with 2 eggs, sausage, bacon, potstoes, cheese, peppers and onions. Man it was good and a lot of food!! You can actually share this with another person. It was well worth... More 

Thank Ryan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33609-1236
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-877-2617

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