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Half Day Cafe

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American, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Roasted locally by seven hills coffee in blue ash
Hot Tea
Harney & sons fine tea sachets
$1.99 per bag
We Serve Coca Cola Products
Coke, diet coke, sprite, barq's & nestea raspberry tea
Fruit Smoothies
Mixed‎ berry, mango, or strawberry-banana topped w/ real whipped cream
Apple‎ or cranberry •reg 1.49 •lg 1.99•v8
Hot Chocolate
Topped w/ real whipped cream & chocolate syrup
With brown sugar, pecans & dried cranberries
Yogurt Granola & Fruit
Low fat vanilla yogurt, fresh cut fruit & raisin granola
Glass $3.99
Bowl $5.99
Seasonal Fruit
Cut fresh daily •
Cup $2.49
Bowl $4.49
Broiled Grapefruit
Unique‎ & delicious w/ caramelized ginger sugar
White Cheddar Grits
Stone ground carolina yellow grits
3 thick slices applewood smoked bacon
2 sage sausage patties
3 turkey sausage links
One Egg
Cooked your way
Farm white, sunflower wheat or english muffin
We offer individual bottles of vermont pure grade "a" dark amber maple syrup for 1.99. add an order of delicious applewood smoked bacon for the perfect sweet/salty flavor combination!
Sweet Potato Pancake Pie
Our delicious sweet potato pancakes w/ a graham cracker “crust”, whipped cream, chopped pecans & praline syrup
Original Buttermilk
One $2.99
Two $4.99
Three $5.99
Sweet Potato
Deliciously different, made from louisiana sweet potatoes w/ a hint of cinnamon
One $3.99
Two $5.99
Three $6.99
Specialty Pancakes
Choose from banana pecan, blueberry or banana chocolate chip
One $3.99
Two $5.99
Three $6.99
Mango Butter Rum
Buttermilk pancakes topped w/ our delicious housemade mango butter rum syrup
One 3.99
Two 5.99
Three 6.99
Made w/ egg bread specially prepared just for us right here in cincinnati by sweet william's bakery add an order of applewood smoked bacon for a delicious sweet/salty flavor combination!
Blueberry Lemon Stuffed
Sweet ricotta & cream cheeses flavored w/ blueberries & lemon zest, topped w/ housemade blueberry syrup
Thick sliced & topped w/ powdered sugar
Almond Cinnamon Stuffed
A delicious blend of sweetened cream cheese, ricotta, almonds & cinnamon topped w/ housemade praline syrup
Sunflower Wheat
Two slices of our own sunflower wheat bread, topped w/ fresh fruit, a dollop of vanilla yogurt & a sprinkle of granola
Mango Butter Rum
A half day specialty! Our original french toast topped w/ luscious housemade mango butter rum syrup
All dishes come w/ our rosemary potatoes or toast/english muffin, but you may substitute a fresh fruit cup for
Egg Strata
Individually‎ baked egg casserole layered w/ egg bread, pepperjack cheese, sage sausage& caramelized onion
Skillet Scramble
A delicious combination of eggs scrambled w/ broccoli, tomatoes, grilled chicken, cheddar cheese & special seasonings
Burrito Con Carnitas
2 eggs scrambled w/ red & green peppers, onions, cheddar cheese & slow roasted latin spiced pork, rolled in a flour tortilla & served w/ lime crema & salsa
Egg Combination
Includes egg(s) your way, rosemary potatoes, choice of meat, choice of toast/english muffin or buttermilk pancakes (upgrade to specialty pancakes for
$0.75 each
*Please, No Substitutions*
One of everything $6.29
Two of everything; 8.49
Half Day Benedict
Eggs your way atop a griddled croissant w/ prosciutto di parma ham, finished w/ a charred tomato hollandaise
Hueuevos Divorciados
Crispy corn tortillas w/ two eggs your way, cheddar cheese, separated by black beans topped w/ lime crema, red & green salsa; served w/ rosemary potatoes
Sausage Gravy & Biscuits
Our sage sausage patties sandwiched between flaky biscuits, smothered in sausage gravy, served w/ rosemary potatoes
Greek Omelette
Fresh spinach, red peppers & feta cheese
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All reviews sweet potato pancakes applewood smoked bacon broiled grapefruit only open for breakfast and lunch the food is great wyoming concoction ginger
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Reviewed March 20, 2020

We had lunch at Half Day Cafe after exercise class. The menu has several reasonably priced options for lunch. Service is excellent but not intrusive. It's a relatively small restaurant but the noise level is low. If you like BLTs, I recommend their BLT that...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed February 15, 2020

The only juice is apple or orange. No rye toast. The onions, peppers, and mushrooms in the omelets are not grilled, just added raw. The fruit is bad. Overpriced

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 27, 2020

Slow service. Overpriced and underwhelming food. I get better breakfast food at Burger King. 🥞🥐🍳👎

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed November 12, 2019 via mobile

The Half Day Cafe in Cincinnati on Wyoming Ave serves a lovely vegetarian friendly meal in Picturesque Wyoming. Not vegetarian? Not to worry. The goetta hash and applewood smoked bacon are great, but the star? Ginger Broiled Grapefruit! Yes, you read me right. A half...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed October 31, 2019

We found this gem on TA for breakfast. It's clean, friendly & the food is great. Bottomless coffees and generous helpings. I had the sweet potato pancake and it was delicious. The best advert I can give you is, we went back again the next...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed July 10, 2019

Half day because it is only open for breakfast and lunch. Probably only know to locals. The service was good and the breakfast was great.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed June 24, 2019

It was not busy when I arrived....2 tables occupied. Seated right away, and waitress took drink order and brought it in few minutes. Then I waited 20 minutes for her to return for my order and then 20 mins for order to be delivered (ordered...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

... Breakfast with friends.. all great!!! All service was great... quick.. reall good food..!!!!! Coffeebis very good top!!!!

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed March 24, 2019

The Half Day Cafe probably gets much of its business from people who work, live or visit the town of Wyoming adjacent to Cincinnati proper. We were visiting and looking for a lunch spot, and walked in. It is worth going to if you're a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed December 23, 2018

We bring my parents here 1-2 x a yr when they visit from out of state. The place is always clean and warm, the menu offerings interesting and tasty. Their expresso drinks, served in oversized cups, are always a treat . My folks both got...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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