Crest Cafe

Hearty, Homemade Comfort Food

A family owned and operating restaurant in the Hillcrest community for over 38 years!

Artichoke and Ham Strata

Freshly baked casserole of artichokes, ham, gorgonzola, monterey jack, sourdough bread and unique blend of herbs. Served with fresh fruit.

$14.00
Angus Beef Hash

Angus ground beef, sundried tomatoes, bell peppers, spinach, potatoes. Topped with two eggs any style. Served with fresh fruit & toast.

$15.00
Steak & Eggs

Choice top sirloin or pork chops with two eggs any style, potatoes & toast.

$26.00
Morning Scrambled Sandwich

Scrambled eggs, avocado, fresh mushrooms, jack & cheddar cheeses, bacon, scallions & tomatoes on the toast of your choice with potatoes or fruit.

$14.00
Eggs Benedict

Two poached eggs, laid over an English muffin with Canadian bacon or fresh raw spinach. Topped with hollandaise sauce. Served with potatoes.

$15.00
Breakfast Special

Two eggs any style with either potatoes & toast OR a short stack of pancakes. Served with your choice of bacon, spicy chicken sausage link, Canadian bacon, pork sausage patties or

$13.50
Tuscan Benedict

Two poached eggs atop croissant, sliced ham & asparagus. Topped with sundried tomato cream sauce with herbs. Served with potatoes.

$15.00
Ruben’s Benedict

Two poached eggs, pastrami, sauerkraut, 1000 island hollandaise sauce on toasted rye. Served with potatoes.

$15.00
Up & Adam Burger

Blend of fresh ground chorizo & beef mixed with bell peppers & onions & glazed with a tangy baste. Topped with bacon & a fried egg. Served with your choice of potatoes.

$13.50
Mexican Benedict

Two poached eggs on an English muffin. Topped with chorizo sauce, cilantro, scallions, avocado & feta cheese. Served with potatoes.

$15.00
Pork Chops & Eggs

Choice top sirloin or pork chops with two eggs any style, potatoes & toast.

$23.00
Eggs Florentine

Two poached eggs, laid over an English muffin with Canadian bacon or fresh raw spinach. Topped with hollandaise sauce. Served with potatoes.

$15.00
Breakfast Burrito

A large flour tortilla stuffed with scrambled eggs, avocado, salsa fresca & refried beans. Topped with jack cheese & sour cream. Add chicken or turkey breast, shredded pork or shre

$13.50
Huevos Rancheros

Two over easy eggs placed on a corn tortilla and smothered in our spicy Spanish sauce. Served with beans, guacamole, sour cream & tortillas.

$13.00
Machaca

Chopped onions and tomatoes with scrambled eggs & your choice of freshly baked turkey, shredded pork, shredded top sirloin or chorizo. Served with salsa fresca, refried beans & tor

$13.00
Carolenas Corn Tortilla

A light breakfast of corn tortillas filled with scrambled eggs, fresh salsa, jalepeño jack cheese & avocado. Served with mango salsa.

$11.00
Cabo Quesadilla

Flour tortilla stuffed with scrambled eggs, bacon, cilantro, hash browns & Monterey jack. Served with tomatillo salsa verde & sour cream.

$14.00
Yucatan Tostadas

Fried corn tortillas, black bean chorizo mixture, avocado, Monterey jack & salsa fresca. Served with your choice of two eggs any style or chicken breast & a side of mango salsa.

$13.50
Breakfast Enchiladas

Two corn tortillas stuffed with scrambled eggs, choice of chicken, turkey breast, shredded top sirloin or pork cushion topped with our homemade enchilada sauced. Served with refrie

$13.00
Breakfast Tacos

With chorizo and scrambled eggs, bell peppers, onions & topped with guacamole. Served with refried beans & jicama cole slaw.

$13.50
BBQ Bacon Angus Meatloaf

Angus, Bacon, BBQ Sauce, Bell Peppers, Onions, Garlic and Tomatoes. Served with Vegetables & Scalloped or Mashed Potatoes.

$60.00
Beer Brisket Chili

Sour Cream, Cilantro, Onion, Jack Cheese & Sliced Avocado. Served with your choice of Corn or Flour Tortillas. (Toppings served on the side.)

$52.00
Artichoke and Ham Strata

Fresh baked casserole of Artichokes, Ham, Gorgonzola, Monterey Jack, Sourdough Bread and a unique blend of herbs. Served with Fresh Fruit.

$48.00
Chicken, Bacon, Broccoli Mac and Cheese

Fresh Penne, Jack, Cheddar and Parmesan Cheeses. Served with a fresh field green salad.

$56.00
Ruben’s Lasagna

Italian Sausage, Ground Beef with Ricotta, Mozzarella and Parmesan Cheeses. Served with a field green salad

$60.00
Hot Chicken Salad

Marinated Chicken Breast, Tomatoes, Avocado, Red Onions, Cucumber and Bleu Cheese Crumbles served on our Field Greens.

$60.00
Kiki’s Bloody Mary

Vodka, Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix

$8.50
Electric Lemonade

Vodka, Fresh Lemonade, Sparkling Wine Spirit

$9.00
Sparkling Cape

Vodka, Sparkling wine split, Splash of cranberry

$9.00
Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding
$7.50
Chocolate Flourless Cake
$7.50
Butterscotch Pecan Apple Crunch
$7.50
Deep Dish Apple Pie
$7.50
Peach Cobbler
$7.50
Chocolate Chip Pie
$8.50
Crème Brûlée
$7.50
Lemon Cake
$7.50
Carrot Cake
$7.50
Chocolate Espresso Brownie Sundae
$8.50
Proseco Sparkling Wine
$18.00
Champagne
$30.00
Campo Viego Rosé Brut Nv Cava
$18.00
Sparkling Wine Split
$6.00
Broquel Malbec
$10.00
Noble Vines Merlot
$8.00
Zac Brown Pinot Noir
$10.00
Tom Gore Cabernet Sauvignon
$10.00
Zin-Phomaniac Zinfandel
$9.00
Polvaro Nero Red Blend
$10.00
Barossa Valley Shiraz
$8.00
Cecelia’s Chopped Salad

Chopped turkey, mangos, walnuts, gorgonzola cheese, jicama, apples & spinach.

$14.00
BBQ Chicken Ranchero

BBQ chicken breast sliced atop romaine with corn, black beans, cheddar cheese, tomatoes & red bell peppers.

$15.00
Flat Iron Steak Artichoke

Parmesan & mozzarella cheese, green onions, mushrooms, artichoke hearts & marinated sliced steak on a bed of field greens.

$19.50
Hot Chicken

A marinated chicken breast, tomatoes, avocado, red onions, cucumber & bleu cheese crumbles on our field greens.

$15.00
Crest Chicken Cobb

Avocado, bacon bits, tomato, cheddar, jack & bleu cheese on our field greens.

$15.00
Mediterranean Chicken

Beets, olives, cucumbers, tomatoes on a bed of romaine. Topped with feta cheese & marinated chicken breast.

$15.00
Chicken Mojo

Garlic, cumin & orange juice marinated chicken breast. Romaine lettuce, fresh mangoes, oranges, cucumbers & tomatoes.

$15.00
Gorgonzola Shrimp Spinach

Fresh spinach tossed with caramelized pecans, red onions, mushrooms & gorgonzola cheese.

$17.00
French Toast

Add walnuts, pecans or fresh fruit for $4.00.

$11.00
Three Raisin French Toast

Bread & Cie raisin bread, enriched with currants, Thompson & California golden raisins.

$10.50
Apple Cinnamon French Toast

Thinly sliced Granny Smith apples, cooked in sugar & cinnamon, placed atop French toast.

$11.50
Midwestern Madness

Bacon buttermilk pancakes topped with two eggs any style.

$14.00
Orange Marmalade French Toast

Stuffed with a special blend of cream cheese, orange marmalade, nutmeg & cinnamon. Served with orange syrup.

$11.50
Lemon Ricotta Buttermilk Pancakes

Fresh lemon zest mixed with ricotta cheese & pancake batter. Topped with fresh strawberries & bananas.

$13.00
Crème Brûlée French Toast

Our thick French toast with whipped cream & fresh strawberries topped with our Crème Brûlée sauce.

$13.50
Buttermilk or Honeywheat pancakes

Short stack (2) $8.50 | Full Stack (3) $11.00.

$8.50
Classic Belgian Waffle

Add, walnuts, pecans or fresh fruit for $4.00.

$10.50
Macadamia & Caramelized Banana Belgian Waffle

Our waffle mixed with macadamia nuts and topped with caramelized bananas.

$13.50
Power Pancakes

Cottage cheese, almonds & oats in whole wheat pancakes, topped with fresh blackberries.

$13.00
Blueberry Biscuit Bundt French Toast

Slices of lemon soaked buttermilk biscuits baked in a bundt pan with blueberries & made into French Toast. Served with blueberry syrup.

$12.50
Raspberry Ricotta French Toast

Fresh raspberries, with a vanilla, honey & orange zest infused whipped cream.

$13.50
Chicken & Waffles

Spicy honey glazed breaded chicken breast & waffles.

$14.50
Chocolate Belgian Waffle
$12.50
Pancake Sampler

3 mini pancakes: power, chocolate chip and lemon ricotta.

$3.00
Herb Crusted Chicken

Chicken breast breaded with thyme, basil, red pepper, marjoram and bread crumbs, sautéed & served on a bed of linguine alfredo.

$18.00
Italiano Chicken

Breaded and sautéed in olive oil, topped with garlic, tomatoes, artichoke hearts and melted mozzarella.

$18.00
Not Your Grandma’s Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken breast, mushrooms, bell peppers, baked in a spicy white wine cream sauce topped with a lemon pastry crust. Served with salad.

$15.00
Brad’s Chicken Picatta

Breaded & sautéed in butter, chardonnay, lemon juice, capers and tarragon.

$17.00
BBQ Bacon Meatloaf

Angus, bacon, BBQ sauce, bell peppers, onions, garlic & tomatoes.

$17.00
Fish & Chips

A full pound of fresh breaded tilapia fish, deep fried in canola oil. Served with our fresh cut french fries & tartar sauce. (Fish may have small bones).

$16.00
Pan Fried Spicy Catfish

Fresh catfish coated with our own spice blend, pan fried to perfection. (Can be pan fried without spices.)

$16.50
Flat Iron Chimichurri

6 oz. flat iron steak is topped with cilantro, parsley, garlic, oregano & jalapeño sauce. Served with refried beans & jicama coleslaw with a side of tortillas.

$22.00
Fresh Baked Turkey Enchiladas

Smothered in our red enchilada sauce & topped with sour cream. Served with refried beans and jicama coleslaw.

$12.50
East Texas Fried Chicken

A chicken breast dredged in batter made with garlic, jalapeños, buttermilk and tabasco.

$17.00
Pork Chops

Honey Glazed Pork Chops marinated in honey, red wine, tamari sauce & cider vinegar

Mango Salsa Pork Chops fresh mangoes, cilantro, red & green bell peppers, jalapeños & red onion

$24.00
Open Faced Top Sirloin

9 oz. center cut steak topped with gorgonzola butter and served atop our grilled Italian roll. Served with french fries & jicama coleslaw.

$24.00
Catfish Po’Boy

Seasoned, breaded & fried catfish in a soft telera roll. Smothered with garlic mayo, stuffed with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes & chopped pickles. Served with jicama coleslaw.

$17.00
Beer Brisket Chili

Topped with sour cream, cilantro, onion, Jack cheese & sliced avocado. Served with tortillas.

$13.50
Mexican Chicken Torta

Marinated chicken breast served on our authentic telera roll. Topped with guacamole, sour cream, salsa & fresh cilantro.

$15.50
BBQ Chicken

A sliced chicken breast sautéed in a spicy BBQ sauce and poured over an onion roll.

$13.50
Monterey Chicken

A chicken breast topped with honey cured bacon, swiss & jack cheese.

$13.50
Tuna Melt

White albacore tuna salad & slices of cheddar cheese.

$13.00
Chicken Breast or Turkey Club

Chicken breast or slices of oven baked turkey, bacon & swiss cheese with lettuce & tomato.

$13.50
Italian Dip

Our home cooked sliced roast beef with swiss cheese & grilled onions heated on a cheese-buttered Italian roll & served au jus.

$13.50
Pesto Veggie

Grilled onions, red & green bell peppers, fresh basil, then topped with mozzarella cheese. Served with pesto on the side.

$13.50
Hot Mexican Roast Beef

Home cooked roast beef, melted jalapeño cheese, avocado & salsa fresca.

$13.50
B.T.C.A.

Bacon, Tomato, Cheese & Avocado.

$13.50
Turkey & Brie

Oven baked turkey, melted brie & sautéed onions.

$13.00
Portabello

Sautéed portabello mushrooms, onions, spice mix, stuffed in grilled whole wheat. Topped with Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and tahini-ranch sauce.

$14.00
Cubana Sandwich

Telera roll stuffed with oven pulled pork, ham, kosher pickle spears, jack cheese & orange juice vinaigrette.

$14.50
Orange Anchiote Pulled Pork

Cooked in an orange mop sauce; rubbed in an anchiote seasoning paste & served on a telera roll layered with avocado, jicama coleslaw, queso fresco, cilantro & onion.

$15.50
Grilled Pastrami

Hot pastrami, Swiss cheese & sauerkraut on rye bread.

$14.00
Orange
$3.50
Apple
$3.50
Grapefruit
$3.50
Tangerine
$3.50
Fresh Lemonade
$3.50
Arnold Palmer
$3.50
Milk
$2.50
Pellegrino Water
$3.50
Fresh Brewed Iced Tea (Ceylon/Passionfruit)
$3.00
Fresh Brewed Herbal Iced Tea (Chai/Blood orange)
$3.00
V-8
$3.50
Soda

Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Orange, Root Beer, Dr. Pepper

$3.00
Italian Sodas

Strawberry, Lemonade, Strawberry Lemonade, Cherry, Cherry Almond, Cherry Coke

$3.50
Crest

Linguine, Canadian bacon, red onions, mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, fresh basil, tomato & garlic in a creamy wine sauce.

$16.50
Macaroni & Cheese

Rigatoni, jack, cheddar & parmesan cheese oven baked casserole style.
Served with salad $12.00
With chicken breast, chopped bacon & broccoli $13.50
With ham & jalapeños $12.50

$12.00
Bubbies

Linguini in a gorgonzola cream sauce, with ham, fresh pears & caramelized pecans.

$16.50
Turkey Meatloaf

Ground turkey, bell peppers, onions, garlic & tomatoes.

$15.00
Garlic Chicken with Bacon

Linguine, garlic grilled chicken breast with bacon & parmesan. Fresh tomatoes, basil & roasted pasilla chiles tossed in olive oil & butter.

$16.50
Jalapeño Chicken

Linguine with sauteéd red & green bell peppers, red onion, fresh jalapeños & topped with grated Parmesan. 7oz broiled chicken breast tossed in heavy cream, black pepper & white win

$18.50
Spinach Pesto Rigatoni with Chicken Sausage

Sauteéd chicken sausage, tomato, garlic in olive oil, salt & pepper. Tossed in penne pasta, spinach pesto, fresh spinach. Topped with grated Parmesan & pine nuts.

$18.50
JaM Cellars Butter Chardonnay
$10.00
Black Stallion Chardonnay
$10.00
Santa Christina Pinot Grigio
$8.00
Rainstorm Pinot Gris
$10.00
Kung Fu Riesling
$8.00
Onion Loaf

Beer battered & deep fried.

$6.50
Homemade Soup of the Day
$4.50
Chicken Tortilla Soup
$4.50
Crest Dinner Salad

Avocado, cucumbers, tomatoes, mushrooms, field greens with red cabbage and julienne carrots.

$8.50
Iceberg Wedge

Blue cheese crumbles, blue cheese dressing, tomatoes & chopped bacon.

$9.50
Veggie Chili

A hearty mixture of onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, zucchini, garbanzo & kidney beans, herbs & spices. Topped with red onion & jack cheese.

$10.00
Avocado Toast

Multigrain toast smothered with avocado, lemon rind & chopped radishes, Topped with cream cheese scrambled eggs & scallions. Served with your choice of side.

$13.50
Fried Mozzarella

A slab of fresh cut mozzarella, lightly breaded & served on top of marinara sauce.

$7.50
Stuffed Jalapeños

Jalapeños stuffed with cream cheese, rolled in cracker crumbs & deep fried to a golden brown.

$8.50
Fresh Mango & Brie Quesadilla

Served with salsa fresca.

$10.00
Chicken & Veggie Quesadilla

Shrimp or Chicken marinated in orange juice, garlic, cumin, cayenne pepper and paprika. In a flour tortilla with corn, onions, zucchini, jack & cheddar cheeses. Served with salsa v

$11.50
Hog Heaven Battered French Fries

with pulled pork, caramelized onion, cheddar cheese & BBQ sauce.

$12.50
Chicken Strips & Fries
$11.50
Cowboy Hotdog

Bacon, gouda cheese, onions, BBQ sauce. Served with fries.

$11.00
BBQ pulled pork Sliders with Homemade Chips

BBQ pulled pork (3) mixed with garlic, sun dried tomatoes, basil, red onions & choice of cheese. BBQ pulled pork (3)

$13.50
Nutter Grilled Cheese

Cheddar cheese, bacon, crunchy peanut butter & raspberry jam.

$8.50
Mac Truck Grilled Cheese

Fresh mac & cheese, parmesan, jack & cheddar with beef chorizo and kosher beef hot dog slices.

$8.50
Angus beef Sliders with Homemade Chips

Angus beef (3) mixed with garlic, sundried tomatoes, basil, red onions & choice of cheese.

$13.50
Homemade granola with sliced banana
$7.00
Fresh Fruit
$5.00
Regular or Steel cut oatmeal

Served with raisins & chopped walnuts.

$6.00
Fresh buttery croissant
$4.00
Home fries
$4.00
Bacon
$5.00
Spicy chicken or pork sausage
$5.00
Cottage cheese & tomatoes
$5.00
Homemade biscuits & sausage gravy
$5.50
Two eggs

Served any style.

$5.00
Fresh Berry & Yogurt Parfait
$7.50
Hash browns
$4.00
Soup, Salad, Sandwich

Choice of Veggie Crestwich, B.T.C.A. or tuna melt with a cup of soup & salad.

$15.50
Cold Turkey Meatloaf

Two thick slices of our homemade turkey meatloaf with lettuce, tomato, red onion & avocado.

$14.50
The Stack

Stacks of fresh baked turkey, ham, tomatoes, avocado & onion, on a large croissant. Served with fresh fruit.

$14.00
Veggie Crestwich

Fresh cucumbers, mushrooms, tomatoes & avocado, topped with melted cheese on a grilled focaccia bun. Served with fresh fruit.

$12.50
Coronado Brewing Orange Ave Wit

Coronado, CA

$5.50
Coronado Brewing Mermaid’s Red Ale

Coronado, CA

$5.50
Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA

Healdsburg, CA

$6.00
Bohemia

Mexico

$5.00
Karl Strauss Red Trolley Ale

San Diego, CA

$5.50
Negra Modelo

Mexico

$5.00
Ballast Point California Kolsch

San Diego, CA

$5.00
Mimosa
$6.50
Homemade Sangria

Cranberry juice, orange juice, lemonade and a splash of brandy served with our house Cabernet.

$6.50
Endless Summer

Lemonade, Cava Brut Rosé

$9.00
Fuzzy Sangria

Sangria with Cava Brut Rosé

$7.50
Espresso
$3.00
Extra Shot
$1.50
Cappuccino
$4.50
Cafe Latte
$4.50
Vanilla Latte
$5.50
Cafe Mocha
$5.50
Mexican Hot Chocolate
$4.00
Loose Hot Tea

English Breakfast, Ceylon Supreme, Earl Grey, Passionfruit with Flowers, Moroccan Green Mint, Organic Green Sencha, Apricot, Blood Orange, Freesia's Garden, Red Garden Chai, New Ze

$3.50
Caramel Vanilla Latte
$5.50
Snickers Latte
$5.50
White Chocolate Almond Latte
$5.50
Milky Way Latte
$5.50
Freshly Brewed Coffee
$3.00
Hazelnut Latte
$5.50
Almond Mocha
$5.50
Tuxedo Mocha
$5.50
Mini Breakfast Pizza

on an English muffin with scrambled eggs, marinara sauce, melted mozzarella. Served with side of fruit.

$6.95
Mini Linguini Pasta

plain with butter.

$4.95
Mini Cheese Omelet

Served with potatoes and choice of toast.

$6.95
Mini Pancake (one)

Served with bacon or pork sausage.

$5.25
Mini French Toast (single slice)

topped with fresh strawberries.

$5.25
Mini Chocolate Chip Pancakes
$5.25
Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich

Served with fresh fruit.

$4.95
Grilled Cheese Sandwich

on sourdough. Served with fresh fruit.

$5.35
Cheese Quesadilla

on a corn tortilla.

$4.95
Mac & Cheese
$4.95
Chicken Strips

with ranch dipping sauce.

$6.95
Mini Cheese Burger

(single slider: angus beef or veggie patty) choice of cheese. Served with French fries.

$5.50
Milk Shakes/Malts
$5.50
Orange or Root Beer float
$4.00
Affogato

2 scoops of vanilla ice cream, topped with coffee beans and a shot of espresso.

$5.50
Classic Chocolate Egg Cream
$2.50
5th Avenue

Plain and simple.

$12.50
Billy’s

Sautéed mushrooms, onions & Swiss cheese.

$14.00
Ruben’s

Our 5th Avenue burger with cheese.

$13.50
Baba Louie

Ortega chile, jack cheese & guacamole.

$14.50
Oui Oui

Aged blue cheese crumbled under melted jack cheese.

$14.50
Patty Melt

Grilled rye stuffed with a burger, cheddar cheese & grilled onions.

$14.00
Crest

Fresh jalapeño peppers & jalapeño cheese.

$14.50
Uptown

Avocado, tomato, cheese & fresh mushrooms.

$14.50
Balboa

Crisp honey cured bacon & cheddar cheese.

$14.50
Fresh Salmon Burger

Fresh salmon combined with capers, tarragon, horseradish and fresh lemon juice topped with avocado.

$14.50
The Ultimate

12 ounce Angus burger mixed with sundried tomatoes, onions, parsley & homemade teriyaki sauce. Topped with bacon, your choice of cheese & sprinkled with our homemade beer battered

$18.00
Butter

Half pound of fresh lean ground beef, stuffed with garlic, tarragon, basil, & parsley butter. Topped with cheddar cheese, garlic mayonnaise (made with a dash of paprika, cayenne &

$15.00
Stuffed BBQ Bacon

Angus beef stuffed with cheddar cheese & chopped bacon. Topped with more cheddar cheese, BBQ sauce & onion rings.

$16.50
Hangover

Fresh jalepeños, avocado, spicy chicken sausage & jack cheese, topped with chimichurri sauce.

$14.00
Chicken Cobb

Chicken breast, avocado, bacon, tomatoes & blue cheese crumbles.

$14.00
Sunrise Salmon

Fresh grilled salmon, chives, red onions & capers.

$14.00
Mediterranean

Feta Cheese, artichokes, tomatoes & spinach.

$14.00
Western

Ham, bell peppers, onions, mushrooms & cheddar cheese.

$14.00
Ortega

Ortega chile, salsa fresca, hot pepper jack cheese & spicy chicken sausage.

$14.00
The Shrimp

Sautéed shrimp & jack cheese with your choice of Spanish or hollandaise sauce served on the side.

$16.00
Meat Lovers

Chicken sausage, bacon, ham & cheddar cheese.

$14.00
Robinson Avenue

Bacon, spinach and tomatoes & Swiss cheese.

$14.00
Veggie

Avocado, tomatoes, fresh mushrooms & jack cheese.

$14.00
Spinach

Spinach, cream cheese & sautéed mushrooms.

$14.00