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All reviews corned beef hash old town scottsdale food was great server savory patio establishment yum
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Reviewed May 30, 2021

We were undecided about going out to breakfast but saw this place a few blocks from our hotel and went to look at the menu. Very friendly and everything looked good. Took our server's recommendations for the hatch chile omelette and waffle monte cristo. Both...were great. I would recommend this place. I could tell everything was made there. Even the hot sauce was good.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed August 21, 2020

Pastries were heavenly, coffee wasn't good or hot enough but did the trick. Everyone received us with a smile.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed June 10, 2020

The coffee was fab. The service was delightful (I enjoyed the slow pace, but was glad that I wasn't in a rush). My coffee was filled with great regularity. Choosing what to order was tough, another customer said she never had a bad meal there!...Finally decided to have the Corned Beef Hash. The hash (while greasy) was so tasty -- they cure their own beef -- a savory safe infused flavor instead of the stringy red salt bits that some restaurants serve. Opted for the raisin bread toast -- the only bread baked on premises and it did not disappoint either. Perfect crumb and great flavor. My eggs over easy came out eggs over medium. They offered to remake, but I ate it because I was hungry. Then my server brought me a scone to apologize for the eggs not being perfect. Lots of shady seating outdoors. I think there was seating indoors, but I never went inside.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed January 3, 2020 via mobile

A menu of a different kind but it definitely works!! This is a local establishment and worth venturing out to find. The place is quaint. The service was friendly and the food was delicious

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed November 18, 2019

Walked to the Alo Cafe from our hotel. Dined on the patio. Clearly a spot favored by locals as well as tourists. Nice crowd. Excellent, prompt and friendly service. Food was great. Fun spot!!

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 7, 2019 via mobile

Found a great little cafe in Old Town...for breakfast but also serves lunch! Tried a variety of international cuisine all excellent. Standard breakfast was also available... Many items were made from scratch and the coffees were especially delish! Very reasonably priced-large portions, excellent service...Does not...disappoint- give it a try you will be pleasantly surprised👍🇨🇦More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed August 15, 2019 via mobile

Found this little gem while staying at the winery Suites of Scottsdale. It's literally across the street. It was a converted garage into a tiny quaint breakfast lunch restaurant. Food was absolutely amazing. Service was Superior. Friendly. You can tell it's a local place as...you listen to the conversations we're just catching up their summer travels. Hope you are well had some very interesting items on the menu from South Africa Ethiopia I'm about to taste their Ethiopian toast or crinkle. It looks absolutely amazing, see picture. Coffee was delicious. And it's literally one block from Old Town Scottsdale so it's a fabulous little place to stop get fueled up and then go on your journey of OldMore

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Went here for breakfast -- wonderful. Friends had the omelet, hubby & I shared the French Toast Crescent roll! Awesome. And the bacon was the best I've ever had at a restaurant. Just perfect. The place is small -- maybe about 25 or so seats...inside plus more on the patio. It was a bit hidden from the street -- it is about a lock from the Western History Museum in Old Town Scottsdale -- GPS sent us to a First Street address in a mobile home park! But we'll return on our next visit to Scottsdale. Oh, and the prices were very reasonable!More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 19, 2019

We were referred to this cafe by a friend of our's in western Canada who has roots in Estonia as does this restaurant. We visited it not really expecting much and were very pleasantly surprised by its quality of food and service. It is small...and quaint with a very good menu; quality breakfast and lunch selections; wonderful servers and a welcome from an owner. We were in Phoenix for nine days and at this restaurant four times. That likely says enough!More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

Amazing friendly service! We got the LOX omelet and poutine omelet, both were great. Coffee was fresh. Nice little hidden gem and affordable. Be sure to try the house made curry ketchup, soo good!

Date of visit: March 2019
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May 22, 2019|
Response from George C | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure; I know we did not order that meal. The food we ate at this restaurant was great however.
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Yes, Alo Cafe offers takeout services.

Alo Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4