Skyway Jack’s is one of the best breakfast spots in St. Petersburg, and it has been a part of the local dining scene since 1976. If you have trouble finding it, just look for the giant Humpty Dumpty, and Rooster statue.
“People come dressed up. People come in their bare feet. It’s that kind of place. It’s homey. It’s part of the charm.”
That’s how Skyway Jack’s owner and founder, Jack Thomas, describes the restaurant. Since 1976, the restaurant has served the most all-American breakfast recipes in St. Pete. It’s a no frills kind of place that is on the bucket list of every Eckerd College student.
Skyway Jack’s serves up a famous scrapple dish
Skyway Jacks received a bit of national attention when the Food Network featured Jacks’ Scrapple dish — a mix of pork hearts, liver and… BRAINS — as the best breakfast dish in the Sunshine State. The menu also includes indulgences for your sweet tooth. We’re partial to a tall stack of banana chocolate chip pancakes with a large chocolate shake.
For those looking for a true southern breakfast, we recommend the catfish with the country scramble and grits with cheese. Click HERE for a full look at their menu.
The restaurant wasn’t always located on 34th Street South.
First opened at a Marina more than 30 years ago
It started as a small shack down at O’Niell’s Marina primarily for commercial boaters and fishermen. Nearly two decades ago Skyway Jacks moved to its current location.
If you can’t make it to the location, Skyway Jacks is also available on UberEats, GrubHub, and DoorDash.
Skyway Jack’s, 2795 34th Street South.
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