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Flying Star Cafe

About

WeÔÇÖve always loved food ÔÇô good food, that is.
About UsBoth of us grew up near New York City where we took great food for granted ÔÇô cheesecakes, delicious deli meats served on fresh rye, superb Chinese and Italian food from every region. This was the food of every man ÔÇô it wasnÔÇÖt fancy and it didnÔÇÖt cost a lot, but it was top quality and tasted incredible. We also used to love the old style automat/cafeterias where you could walk in and eat a full meal or just get a little ÔÇ£noshÔÇØ, anything from a dish of rice pudding to a cream filled cupcake. This is the kind of food we like to serve at Flying Star Cafes ÔÇô not fancy, but really delicious and plentiful.

Out here in the West, we kept dreaming of opening a restaurant which served all these foods. Absolutely no tablecloths, no reservations and no waiters, a place where anyone could come in at anytime during the day or night and a get just what they want to eat ÔÇô breakfast, a sandwich, dessert or just a great cup of coffee. We wanted magazines, newspapers and movable seating for groups or single people. We wanted a place where someone could come in a large group or alone and be comfortable. So, in November of 1987, we opened our first location on old Route 66 in AlbuquerqueÔÇÖs Nob Hill District.

Over two decades and nine locations later, in response to customer demand, we have expanded our food from mostly sandwiches, soups and salads to include pastas, rice dishes, a wide variety of blue plates and regional specialties. Our core menu always remains the same, but our chefs offer weekly food and bakery specials which are fresh, interesting and seasonal.

Flying Star Cafes are usually found in neighborhoods and attract an eclectic crowd ÔÇô young, old, rich, not so rich, starving students, artists, cheerleading squads, their parents and grandparents, business people on lunch break, doctors, nurses and just about everyone in between. Our mission is to fly below the radar of the larger chains and to cook where no one has cooked before!

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Restaurant Menu - flying-star-cafe-6

Breakfast All Day

Eggs Florentine (GN)
2 basted eggs, Applewood smoked bacon, fresh spinach, crimini mushrooms, grilled polenta cakes, feta cheese

Spanish Frittata
whipped eggs, thinly shaved papitas, swiss cheese, green onions, gazpacho salad, salsa

Breakfast Hash
basted egg, organic red quinoa, crimini mushrooms, sweet potatoes, yukon gold potatoes, red peppers, red & green onions

Southwest Bennie
2 eggs over medium, turkey green chile sausage, cheesy chile sauce, grilled English muffin

Rise & Shine Sandwich
scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, English muffin, choice of turkey green chile sausage or bacon, salsa

Fiesta Morning Sandwich
chile cheese bun, cheddar cheese, eggs, NM green chile, salsa

Huevos Rancheros
2 eggs over medium, spicy pintos, home fries, cheddar-jack cheese, big flour tortilla, NM red or green chile

Breakfast Burrito
gigantic - shareable, eggs, spicy pintos, home fries, onions, tomatoes, cheddar-jack cheese, NM red or green chile

Graburrito
scrambled egg, cheddar-jack cheese, NM red or green chile

Tofu-rrito (V)
organic tofu, sweet potatoes, mushrooms, red bell pepper, onions

BYO Omelette
choose 3: cheddar-jack cheese, swiss cheese, cream cheese, NM green chile, salsa, tomato, field greens, red or green onion, roasted garlic, mushrooms

Ranch Breakfast
2 eggs, home fries, whole grain toast, choice of turkey green chile sausage patties or smoked bacon

Half Ranch Breakfast
1 egg, 1 sausage or 1 bacon strip, home fries, whole grain toast

Fabulous French Toast
thick slices of batter dipped brioche, buttery caramelized brown sugar syrup, strawberries, bananas, real whipped cream

Blueberry Pancakes
1 huge pancake

Flapjacks (GN)
brown & white rice flours, millet, pumpkin, sesame & sunflower seeds

Country Breakfast
2 eggs, home fries, whole grain toast

Morning Sundae
organic vanilla yogurt, fresh & dried fruits, walnuts, house made granola, honey

Organic Oatmeal (V) with soy milk
milk, brown sugar, medley of dried cranberries, raisins & walnuts

Coctel De Fruta
strawberries, bananas, grapes, oranges

Fresh Salads

Greek Goddess
crisp, battered feta cheese, romaine, avocado, olive medley, lemon wedges, Avocado Vinaigrette, basil

Chinese Crunch
grilled chicken or organic tofu; chopped, crisp veggies & greens; Spicy Asian Sesame dressing; toasted almonds; wonton strips

Chicken Caesar
grilled chicken breast, bakery fresh croutons, romaine, shaved romano, caesar dressing. sub crispy chicken or soy chicken patty

Tossed Cobb
grilled chicken breast, applewood smoked bacon, bleu cheese, avocado, hardboiled egg, romaine, arugula, tomatillo vinaigrette

Crave
bleu cheese, toasted almonds, field greens, strawberries, tart apples, oranges, dried cranberries, tomatillo vinaigrette. add chicken salad, add chicken breast (grilled or crispy), add soy chicken patty

Lite Greens
field greens, sliced, fresh mushrooms, onion, tomato wedge, choice of dressing. add tuna salad & hard boiled egg; add avocado, hard boiled egg & bleu cheese

Mediterranean Nosh
house hummus, grilled flatbread, tomato, carrot, cucumber, daikon radish. add chicken breast (grilled or crispy), add soy chicken patty

Soup

Soup
from scratch with fresh ingredients. cup, bowl

Lite Greens & Cup Of Soup

1/2 Cold Sandwich & Cup Of Soup

Sandwiches

Grilled Chicken Breast
jack cheese, cajun dressing, bakery bun, lettuce / tomato / onion / pickle. sub crispy style chicken or soy chicken patty

Californian
marinated grilled crimini mushrooms, swiss cheese, avocado, tomatoes, caramelized onions, grilled sourdough, ranch

Grilled Cheese
cheddar cheese, grilled sourdough

Rancher's Melt
nm sirloin, jack cheese, nm green chile, tomato, horseradish sauce, grilled sourdough

Star Blt
applewood smoked bacon, lettuce / tomato / mayo, toasted rye. add fried egg, add avocado

Turkey Jack
house roasted turkey, jack cheese, chopped nm green chile, tomatoes, grilled sourdough

Tuna Melt
swiss cheese, grilled rye

Veggie Delight
pretzel roll, herbed cream cheese, avocado, cucumber, tomato, field greens, vinaigrette

Chicken Salad
poached dilled chicken salad, mayo, lettuce / tomato

Egg Salad
organic eggs

Turkey Swiss
house roasted turkey, swiss cheese, lettuce / tomato, mayo & mustard

Burgers

Local Burgers
7 nm ranches supply our beef

Blues Burger
nm beef, bleu cheese, applewood smoked bacon, swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle

New Mexico Burger
nm beef, nm green chile, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle

Abc Patty Melt
nm beef, avocado, applewood smoked bacon, jack cheese, rye

Moo-ve Over Meat Veggie Burger
spicy southwest black bean patty, cheddar cheese, cajun dressing, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle

Classic Burger
nm beef, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle. add cheese

Petite Burger
nm beef, lettuce, tomato, pickle. add cheese $0.79

Entree Dishes

45 Freshly Cut Vegetables & Fruits

Rosemary Chicken With Couscous Risotto
herbed grilled chicken breast, pearl couscous risotto, asparagus, fresh peas, feta crumbles

Fish Dish
pan seared wild atlantic haddock, herbed butter, pearl couscous, spinach

Fish & Chips
hand breaded, wild atlantic haddock; served with fries, cole slaw & tartar sauce

Garden Harvest
nm goat cheese, sweet potatoes, asparagus, golden beets, zucchini, crimini mushrooms, grilled polenta cake, rich mushroom broth

Enchilada Stack
blue corn tortillas, cheddar-jack cheese, grilled onions, nm red or green chile, spicy pintos, papitas. add chicken breast

Mac & Cheese
made to order, curly q pasta, creamy, gooey

Mini Mac
add chicken breast (grilled or crispy), add soy chicken patty, add steamed broccoli

New Mexico Chile Beef Stew
red or green chile, seasoned local ground beef, spicy pintos, cheddar-jack cheese, tomatoes, flour tortilla. hold the beef to make it vegetarian

Buddha Bowl
stir fried fresh veggies, lemongrass-ginger sauce, choice of organic jasmine or brown rice

Little Buddha
add: shrimp (sautéed or tempura), chicken breast (grilled or crispy), soy chicken patty, organic tofu

Free Form Chicken Pot Pie
white meat chicken breast, sweet potatoes, peas, crimini mushrooms, carrots, flaky bakery pie top

Drinks

Teas
ask for varieties

Fresh Oj

Homemade Lemonade

Red Stuff
cranberry herbal cooler

Iced Mango Tea
free refills

Drinks - Locally Roasted Satellite Coffee

Mocha

Chai

Hot Chocolate

Kid Cocoa

Cafe Latte

Mexican Latte

Cappuccino

House Coffee

Drinks - Fountain Sodas

Pepsi

Diet Pepsi

Sierra Mist Natural

Dr. Pepper

Diet Dr. Pepper

Root Beer

Drinks - Milkshake

Strawberry

Chocolate

Vanilla

Mango

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8001 Menaul Boulevard Northeast
Albuquerque, NM