this place seems to be popular with pinoy folks. anyway there are both indoor and outdoor seating. i came by to seek shelter from the hot sun, ordered a sea salt caramel latte ice $6 and a red velvet cake $7.50. kept eyeing at neighbouring tables' mains which looks a hearty portion and also saw the all time old school favourite of root beer float!
Went at 2pm on a Saturday and it was still crowded. And noisy.
Location isn't hard to find, the bus stop was quite near to the cafe.
Inside the cafe, it was quite cramp and packed.
No greetings when we first entered.
They had reservations though, which was good.
Wanted the Baked Turkey Ham Macaroni Cheese but it was sold out.
Was disappointed because it was only 2pm and it was sold out that soon.
Ordered the Turkey Ham Mushroom Cream.
It was nice, but the creamy sauce was too thick.
Nice amount of ham given though, which was a plus.
Drinks ordered were Ice Blended Mocha and Chocolate Milkshake.
- Waiting Time: 15 minutes
(best to come during the weekdays as they have lunch sets)
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The Food Apparently the barrister was award wining, but as of press time, tRP has not been able to verify this yet. Nonetheless, there were no surprises on the menu, ranging from the expectable coffee options to the brunch selections. The big breakfast of Tolido, the Tolido’s American Breakfast ($8.90), puts the standard all-Yankee’s favourite into one. Sausages, bacon, baked beans, eggs and well, the butter & toast. Rather bland, home-cooked style. Only consolation would definitely be its comparatively affordable brunch price.
Starting its roots from the Omni-Theatre at Singapore Science Centre, Tolido’s expanded with its second outlet located just outside the city area at Crawford Lane which is a strategic site that attracts both office workers and cafehoppers as well.
Pasta are served here, but its the all-day breakfast that is the highlight here. My dining partner had the Tolido’s American Breakfast ($7.90), made up with toast, baked beans, sunny side-up, sausages and bacon. It was generally faultless but not fantastic, with the bacon in particular being too salty. It was however filling and worth the price, but felt like something that anyone could whip up in the kitchen.
After hearing about how fluffy the pancakes here were, I decided to have Banana Pancakes ($7.00). Fluffy it was, and with the banana mixed into the batter it bore a tinge of sweetness with every bite. Maple syrup seemed rather minimal but enough to compliment the pancakes without overpowering the main dish. The only qualm was that it had a flavour in the batter that was really similar with a particular brand of pancake mix, which makes it feel less unique than it should be.
We got a Cinnamon Roll ($2.60) to share, which was warmed up upon order. It was buttery and well-spiced with the taste of cinnamon lingering with every bite.
Being a place for coffee, we could not miss out on ordering coffee along with our food. My dining partner went with a Latte ($4.90), while I was immediately attracted to the Bailey’s Coffee ($8.00). The coffee was just nice without acidic not being too bitter, and there was enough Bailey’s to bring out that alcoholic content in the coffee. Yahava Koffeework blends are used to ensure the quality of the coffee.
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Read more review @ http://www.yummyfoodbook.com/tolidos-espresso-nook/ .
Tolido’s Espresso Nook Cafe & Coffee Bar is a place to be for a cup of coffee, chowing finger foods, chit-chats or for meals. It is quiet, cozy and serves up nice food and beverages – these sums up the plus points to make this Cafe//Coffee Bar worth a visit or perhaps making it your regular chillax cafe.