Lunch spots can come in a variety of shapes and guises.
Some people are looking for a quick bite before they head back to the office, while others want a relaxing, sit-down meal to help ease the stress of a long day or week.
Which spot do you think is best? Here's a rundown of some local favorites.
. This downtown hot spot has all the ingredients of a great lunch: outdoor dining area, simple yet tasty food, a bar and a desirible location. It's perfect for a quick, weekday lunch break, or a long, lazy weekend afternoon meal.
. For the more sophisticated lunch lover, Lee Roy's offers a spacious dining area, a terrific lunch menu and a full bar, all in a classy yet casual atmosphere. It's a great place for a power lunch with clients or a fun afternoon meal with friends.
. Delis have long been considered the gold standard of lunchtime crowds, and thanks to this recently-opened edition of the Palm Harbor favorite, there is more space and more food to satisfy those craving a deli fix.
. Like a little friendly conversation with your food? Then Tiffany's is the place for you. Long known as a hotbed of political passions, this U.S. 19 restaurant also happens to have great food and friendly service, which can make for an excellent lunchtime experience.
. Healthy eaters need a place to grab a bite, too, and this Ozona eatery is a terrific choice for those looking for delicious, original dishes served with a smile by the caring owners and staff. For a more centrally-located healthy option, check out on U.S. 19.
. Whether you want a hot Cuban sandwich or a cold chef's salad, Harvey's is the place to go for traditional lunchtime food. From BLTs to Big Daddy's, this Palm Harbor staple has you covered.
Cast your vote for Best Lunch below. Voting is open until noon on Friday, and we'll announce the winner right here at 3 p.m. and present the winner with a Best of Patch certificate. Happy lunching!
Update: The votes are in, and the Palm Harbor Patch readers' choice for Best Lunch in Palm Harbor 2012 is Lee Roy Selmon's, with 28% of the vote. Congratulations!