When it comes to breakfast meals, I’d like to think the bar isn’t set too high. Typical breakfast fare includes eggs, pancakes, french toast, waffles, and is sometimes with sides of meat or vegetables. Though breakfast can be fairly monotonous and lacking variety, a restaurant that serves breakfast should concentrate on quality of execution using fresh ingredients. Lindos on Western Ave of the North side (near CCAC and Heinz Field) offers breakfast every day of the week, so we stopped by one morning to check out this cute little space.
Walking in, the restaurant feels like a stereotypical diner, right down to the vinyl booth seating. We were quickly sat and offered coffee. The waitress took our order and it went down hill from there. The place wasn’t too busy, but there were a few college students taking advantage of the weekend breakfast buffet for only $6.99.
During the half an hour wait for our omelets to be served, the waitress which took our order was no where to be seen. Another waitress serviced a nearby table, but ignored our request for coffee refills saying she’d let our waitress know.
Alas, when our omelets arrived they were bland lacking any sort of evidence of being seasoned. TasteBudA even looked at me and said “Seriously, how often do you see me salt my food.”
We took enough bites to feel like we’d be tied over until lunch, and then called it quits. Though we were hoping to discover a viable breakfast location fairly close to home on the northside, we were disappointed with the service and food from Lindos. Maybe omelets aren’t the way to go at Lindos, but judging from the subpar experience, we will likely not return to give it another shot.