Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Monte Alto, Crows Nest

Monte Alto is located on the pacific highway right near the main strip of Crows Nest shops. It's a modern cafe made for coffee lovers who can't resist unique and international ingredients. I stop by for some breakfast one lazy Sunday morning.

I notice a big sign saying you can get a discount as an opening special for the cafe and also a little leaflet saying if you review them on zomato, trip advisor or google you can also get 5% off. Their coffee menu is quite extensive from salted caramel iced mocha with coffee ice cubes to coffees from around the world. I notice a spanish coffee with milk, espresso coffee with cinnamon and honey as well as an Austrian Wiener Melange (below) with whipped cream, honey, 2 egg yolks and 2 shots of espresso.

MW and I are not coffee drinks but we enjoy our drinks. MW goes for a hazlenut milkshake ($7) which is really tasty. I've forgotten how much I love hazlenut flavours. I highly recommend the hazlenut milkshake!! For a more traditional milkshake, I opt for the Banarama ($7) which has banana, honey, cinammon, yoghurt and milk.

Now to breakfast - The Breakfast Bruschetta ($15) is a brasserie bread sourdough which is topped with fresh ricotta, roasted field mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, poached egg, avocado slices and lemon. The serving of avocado is generous and that roasted mushroom is packed full of flavour and is a great option for vegetarians. The poached eggs came out right on point too!

For a more naughty breakfast - Sir Benedict ($16) is a toasted brioche bun topped with your choice of coffee rubbed roast pork, bacon, or smoked salmon with poached eggs, sauteed spinach, roasted cherry tomatoes and citrus hollandaise sauce. I choose the coffee rubbed roast pork which tastes flavoursome. The hollandaise sauce is light which is good as I sometimes find hollandaise sauce too heavy and rich.

Summary: Pop by into Monte Alto in Crows Nest if you are a big coffee fan and want to enjoy the good life of avocado breakfasts. Be sure to write a review to get a discount folks!! Enjoy!

Price: Breakfast mains were $16ish

Location: 3/300 Pacific Highway, Crows Nest

Opening Hours: 

Monday: 7:30am to 11pm
Tuesday: 7:30am to 3pm
Wed - Sunday: 7:30am to 11pm

Weekend Food Escapes dined as guests of The Atticism. All words, opinions and photos are my own.
Monte Alto Roasters Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato


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