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Driftwood Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Served With Garlic Sourdough Toast Add Sliced Chicken Breast To Any Salad For $ 1.50
Fresh Green Salad
fresh romaine lettuce, tomato, cheddar cheese & mushrooms
Driftwood Spinach Salad
tossed with bacon, mushrooms & our own hot dressing
Tropical Spinach Salad
fresh spinach leaves tossed with fresh fruit, green onions, almonds & creamy dijon vinaigerette
Caesar Salad
fresh romaine lettuce, parmesan & croutons. served with a traditional caesar dressing
Tuna Salad Salad
fresh romaine lettuce tossed with tomato, swiss cheese, green onions, almonds, raisins, topped with a scoop of allacore tuna salad
Cobb Salad
freshly chopped icebergs & romaine lettuce with crispy bacon grilled chicken breast , greens onions, avocado, carrots , tomatoes, hard -boiled egg & blue cheese
Cup $3.25
Bowl $4.25
New England Clam Chowder
Add A Sourdough Bread Bowl
Cup $3.25
Bowl $4.25
Soup Of The Day
Breast Of Chicken
sauteed mushrooms, melted swiss on a roasted sesame seed bun with lettuce, tomato and mayo
Grilled Chicken Melt
grilled chicken breast on rye with grilled red onions, spinach and melted swiss
The Club
bacon, ham, turkey, lettuce, tomato and mayo stacked to perfection on toasted sourdough bread
albacore tuna salad and cheddar cheese on sourdough bread, grilled til it melts
The Californian
grilled chicken breast, avocado, jack cheese on a french roll with lettuce, tomato and mayo
bacon, lettuce, tomato served on toasted whole wheat with mayo
Served With Our Homemade Corn Tortilla Chips Unless Otherwise Mixed
Fish Tacos
two grilled bean fillet fish tacos served in steamed white corn
Grilled Chicken Wings
chicken, bacon, cheddar, lettuce, tomato & ranch wrapped into our jumbo tortilla
Nachos Grande
tortilla loaded chips with black bean chicken chili, salsa, green onions.
Black Beans Chicken Chili Burrito
large flour tortilla stuffed with chili & cheddar , topped with green onion & sour cream
broiled in garlic herb butter , topped with melted swiss cheese & green onion, served with garlic sourdough toast
Served With French Fries, Chips, & Salsa Or Soup Of The Day , Substitute Salad , Bowl Of Soup , Chili Or Chowder For 1.50
Bacon , Avocado, Swiss Burger
Black Bean Chicken Chili Burger
half pounder smothered with our famous black bean chicken chili, , served with faced with cheddar cheese
Veggie Burger
served with lettuce , tomato, red onion & mayo on a sesame seed bun
Ortega Chili Burger
our half pounder topped with mild ortega chili & pepper jack cheese
Giant Old Fashioned Burger
half pounder with lettuce tomato , red onion, & mayo on a sesame seed bun .add swiss cheddar, jack pepper, blue cheese , avocado, guacamole , green chili sauteed mushroom, bacon & our home made black beans chicken chili for 0.75
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews potato pancakes omelette black bean chicken huevos ham clam chowder breakfast burrito chilli sandwich nachos great breakfast only open for breakfast and lunch heavenly village breakfast place worth the wait minute wait wait for a table
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Reviewed yesterday

We came here two days in a row for breakfast before hitting the slope during our ski trip. It has wide variety of breakfast choices. Both food and services were excellent.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank yngo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Decided on breakfast here based on past reviews. It was quite busy (20-minute wait list) on the Monday we visited. Even busier when we left. My omelette was extremely fluffy, as if the eggs were put through a blender, the resulting was a dry omelette...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank harrys842
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good old fashion breakfast spot in the middle of everything reasonable pricing great service highly recommend the stack of pancakes.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ElPasoMaker
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were actually heading to a different restaurant, but ended up in Driftwood because we didn’t go far enough and weren’t sure if the property map was not updated properly or if the name of the business had changed. But since we were here, we...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank evaw_ca
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location, great food and friendly service! Everyone enjoyed the lunch- good variety of choices.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank I9216RLpamelas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried Driftwood Cafe for the 1st time. They are located in the Heavenly Village where parking is easy in the shopping center as long as you do not park for more than 2 hours. The restaurant has a nautical theme and is configured with...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank kgv2828
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast! Everything is fresh. You won’t be disappointed. If there’s a wait, no worries, they have a self service coffee bar, while you wait. Food is delicious!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank lorisA3092VR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch at Driftwood Cafe, and it was fantastic! There was a 20 minute wait, but it was well worth our time. The service is the best, the food was perfection, and the service was impeccable. Best of all, the prices are incredibly low....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank palmettotraveler11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have visited several times. Everything was fantastic. This should be your " go to" place for breakfast and lunch!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hofman10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Driftwood Cafe’ because it was close to our hotel, the Marriott. What I found is excellent food, friendly staff l, and a creative chef. Each morning there was a different breakfast special that sounded (and tasted) great! I have to admit,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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8 August 2018|
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Response from 314jefftrips | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I have tree nut allergies, mine are not too severe, but I was able to eat there without a problem.
11 April 2017|
Response from Michelle H | Property representative |
We are open 7 am to 3 pm and serve breakfast and lunch all day. Soup starts at 11 am.
18 July 2015|
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Response from CiaoBella59 | Reviewed this property |
I dined inside the cafe a couple of times and did, indeed, see people seated outside who were served as well if it wasn't too busy inside. On days it was busy, patrons came inside to order and brought their food outside if... More
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