4 stars (out of 5)
A few weeks ago, my breakfast hombres and I walked by this place after eating at the Sunnyside Grill a little west, and decided to add it to the Tour to add some variety. It didn’t fit our exact specifications, but they had breakfast at a good price, so we just imagined that we were at a greasy spoon in Mexico or Colombia.
One friend and I each had the “Chilaquiles Rojos” which were crispy corn tortilla chips served with fried beans, with red pepper hot sauce – we asked for spicy – fresh cheese and sour cream, him the steak version, and mine “plain” (no meat). Chicken was another option. It came with a tiny salad. When covered with the sauce, the “crispy” chips absorb the sauce, lose their crisp but gain a lot of flavour.
My other friend had the Huevos Rancheros (fried eggs served on a soft corn tortilla covered with red pepper hot sauce). It was served with rice and beans.
The food was very tasty and a nice change from the standard North American breakfast special. The service was friendly. A large cup of coffee was 1.50, with no free refills. It was better than at most greasy spoons. I finished the meal with what our waitress called a “sugar cookie”, which was very much like a thin shortbread cookie. It was delicious.
We all agreed it would be worth a return visit…perhaps for lunch!