(Mirror) Toast has a lot going for it; a varied menu offering a nice mix of classic diner fare as well as “fancier” dishes, comfy décor, attentive and friendly service and reasonable prices.
What it doesn’t have going for it is much in the way of foot traffic or visibility. Perched on the corner of a strip mall that looks suspiciously like an old motel, new signage makes it a little easier to find and once you do, you’ll return.
Breakfast fare includes the usual variations on eggs and breakfast meats, pancakes, waffles etc. There are four versions of eggs Benedict. In addition to the classic, there are also three named for exotic locales; Florentine (spinach), Californian (turkey and avocado) and Norwegian (Nova lox).
Breakfast sandwich choices are varied and include the trendy avocado toast topped with spring mix and an optional fried egg, the “A BELT” (avocado, bacon, egg, lettuce, and tomato) and the traditional French favorite, croque madame, a grilled ham and cheese sandwich topped with a fried egg.
Lunch options, most priced less than ten bucks; include burgers, club sandwiches, melts, wraps and deli plates as well as the classic “half sandwich with a cup of soup”. Entrée salads are quite reasonably priced and include a Cobb, Chef, Caesar and Greek (both the traditional and “Village” style, a lettuce-less combination of tomato, cucumber, onion, Kalamata olives and feta). The house salad combines baby field greens, avocado, bleu cheese, grapes, apple, walnuts, celery and raspberry vinaigrette. Grilled chicken breast, shrimp or salmon can be added to any salad and the tab will still be less than $15
For an appetizer, try the “Greek charcuterie;” tzatziki, feta, Kalamata olives, pepperoncini, gyro meat served with toasted pita. There’s enough for the entire table or as a light meal for $12.95. Greek entrée specialties include; lamb or chicken gyros, spinach pie, kabobs, lamb shank or chops, moussaka, pastitsio, and shrimp or chicken Ladoregano (cooked with lemon, olive oil, garlic, and herbs). Dinners also include classic American diner favorites such as pork chops, fried shrimp, meatloaf, and roast turkey, as well as more upscale offerings as steak, grilled salmon and pasta dishes, all in the $15-$20 range, $2-$3 more for soup or salad.
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