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Longbranch Cafe & Bakery

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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CUISINES
American, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Menu

MAIN
$7.0
$5.0
Biscuits & Gravy
Two homemade butter biscuits smothered with homemade soysage gravy. Served with organic home fries
$9.0
The Ninja
1 butter biscuit & gravy with two free-range eggs and grilled veggies
$10.0
Breakfast Burrito
A whole wheat tortilla filled with two free-range scrambled eggs, organic black beans, salsa, cheddar, onion & green bell pepper. Topped with sour cream, salsa, crushed red pepper & cilantro. Organic home fries on the side
$6.0
Stuffed Biscuit
A homemade butter biscuit stuffed with a homemade soysage patty, free-range scrambled egg & cheddar. Organic home fries on the side
$9.0
Fried Egg Sammy
Two free-range eggs over medium, a homemade soysage patty & cheddar cheese between two slices of buttery toasted homemade bread. Comes with organic home fries
Milk $5.0
Organic Yogurt $6.0
Nut 'N' Honey Granola
Homemade crunchy toasted oats bursting with nuts & seeds. Add a banana, almond milk or soy milk for a buck
$9.0
Nashville Scramble
Fresh grilled veggies, organic tofu & locally sourced organic brown rice with a sprinkle of nutritional yeast & a side of chili pepper sauce
$9.0
Vegan Migas
Organic tofu scrambled with onion, green bell pepper, non-GMO corn tortilla & ancho seasoning, topped with salsa, cilantro and avocado, served with a side of organic black beans and non-GMO corn tortillas
$10.0
Mediterranean
Two free-range eggs folded over fresh spinach, feta cheese, mozzarella, kalamata olives & onions. Served with organic home fries & a butter biscuit
$10.0
Nina's Special
Two free-range eggs folded over cheddar cheese, green bell pepper & onions, topped with sour cream, salsa & cilantro. Served with homemade soysage, organic home fries & a butter biscuit
DESIGN YOUR OWN OMELETTE
Favorites: almonds, artichoke hearts, artichoke spread, avocado, basil, Bermuda onion, caramelized onion, carrots, cheddar, cucumber, feta, fresh mozzarella, garlic, goat cheese, gorgonzola, kale, scallions, green pepper, jalapeño, kalamata olives, mozz/provolone, pecans, pineapple, portobello, salsa, sour cream, spinach, sunflower seeds, swiss, tomato, walnuts
$7.0
Design Your Own Omelette
Start with two free-range eggs, organic home fries & a butter biscuit
SIDES
$2.0
Free-Range Egg
$2.0
Soysage Patty
$2.0
Soysage Gravy
$3.0
Organic Tofu Steak
$2.0
Home Fries
$1.0
Butter Biscuit
$1.0
Toast
$1.0
Pita
$1.0
$4.0
Hummus
$2.0
$5.0
Guacamole
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have something different every visit, this last time I had the stuffed biscuit, delicious! My daughter had the spicy Chinese noodles, she didn’t have them put crushed red pepper so it wasn’t spicy. I would get both again.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank PattiB37
Reviewed December 26, 2018

I really like the food here. It’s hard to find good vegetarian food in this small, rural town, but they pull it off here. The ordering process is a little confusing to me. And the service is not the best, but the food makes me...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jon W
Reviewed December 20, 2018

I've gone to the Longbranch for many years. A decade or so ago I would have given the Branch 4 stars, now I'm down to two. The staff seems to change often, and when it is busy your half hour you are given for lunch...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank devinmiller
Reviewed December 8, 2018

Such a sweet vibe in this café. Outdoor seating, with the great lights hanging above. We of course set inside since it's December though. Clean and fresh food, focused on healthy choices. But, great bakery and coffees too! It's a classic.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Littlefitters
Reviewed December 3, 2018

About two years ago I visited the Longbranch several times and experienced several very good meals. I had dinner there tonight and am pleased to report that the place still serves first rate food in a cozy environment and the great service we received this...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BobB329
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

This eclectic restaurant offers a good menu for vegetarians and offers vegan options as well. This is not a fast food restaurant, so plan accordingly.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank sgtteeny98
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Atmosphere is welcome to all, eclectic and warm. Servers are all friendly and helpful. Proactive with explaining menu choices and great anticipation of customer needs. Every. Single. Item. on the menu is delicious and hearty and healthy!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BradNeeds2Ski
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Literally, everything we have ever ordered here has been delicious. We have ordered breakfast, lunch, and dinner items and we were impressed with it all. The service is average to very good, depending on how busy they are but always friendly. The front of the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Mary H
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Had breakfast here Saturday morning, after having visited before. Great organic, vegetarian options. Really nice vintage, artsy decor, and friendly service. Husband had biscuits and gravy, I had Mediterranean omelet. You would never miss the meat. Wonderful coffee, and they sell homemade bakery goods. Easy...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gshep1950
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Longbranch has the best biscuit gravy I have ever tasted. When I mentioned this to the waitress, she went to the kitchen and brought out the recipe for me. I have not yet tried to make it, but I have returned to the restaurant and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LAURA M
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