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Fuel up at the 17th Street BP filling station, which makes stacks of surprisingly good breakfast sandwiches, folding eggs, cheese and meat into biscuits or croissants and wrapping them in foil—and all for less than three bucks. 1660 N. Lockwood Ridge Road, (941) 366-3835

Customers rave about the pastries at Jim’s Small Batch Bakery, but for something a bit more substantial, go for the candied bacon breakfast sandwich, served on any of the homemade breads. They had us at “candied bacon.” 2236 Gulf Gate Drive, (941) 922-2253

Remember why you live here by picking up breakfast at the New Pass Grill and Bait Shop. Along with basic breakfast sandwiches, muffins and coffee you’ll get a quick water view and some Old-Florida flavor. From 7 a.m. daily. 1505 Ken Thompson Parkway, (941) 388-3050

Pastry Art has been slaying hangovers for years with its quick-prepped bagel ’n’ egg sandwiches and its legendary espresso-and-chocolate-chip muffins, roughly the size of a cauliflower—but way more delicious.  1512 Main St., (941) 955-7545

Known for frozen yogurt, mid-Sarasota’s SunniBunni also does solid morning business thanks to its fruit-forward smoothies, from the BerriBunni, a light mix of strawberries, juice and yogurt to a robust combo of peanut butter chips, strawberries and honey. 1916 Bay Road, (941) 554-8744

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