Last Saturday we visited The Heights. Here’s what we thought.
The two of us arrived around 12:30 and were seated outside after a 20-minute wait. Thinking back on it, the 20-minute wait wasn’t all that bad. However, I was irritated because there were 5 or more outdoor tables stacked against the wall that could have easily been unstacked to seat additional guests (and thus lessen the wait for my numero uno Saturday priority … brunch). Beware, the neighborhood is noisy: If you’re looking for an intimate brunch (or more attractive view), we recommend sitting inside or heading elsewhere. Sorry Staples!
Life goes on.
Once we were seated, service was prompt. Though the waiter wasn’t overtly interested in making small-talk, he had the specials down and returned within 2-3 minutes with giant mugs of coffee (this, folks, is crucial). Note: Our beverages came accompanied with a basket of bread (a nice touch).
I should mention that The Heights has a unique Bloody Mary Menu (This will be of interest to the Bloody Mary drinkers out there … I tend to opt for the Mimosa):
“BEST” FRENCH TOAST: with Caramel Pecan Sauce & Bacon. $9.75
Bravo. This truly is the “Best” French Toast I can recall eating in a long time. Drizzled with plenty of syrup, and accompanied by thick-cut bacon and well-appointed home fries. To add, the bread was moist, but not soggy (a pet peeve of mine). A
BACON OR TURKEY SAUSAGE (depicted below) & EGGS, your way! $8.95
Largely unremarkable. To be fair, the home fries at The Heights can bring any meal home. However, the girlfriend was less than impressed with the sausage (no pun intended), and the eggs were, well, eggs. My biggest complaint with the sausage was that it seemed dry; perhaps overcooked? B-
Approximately $25 per person. This included one brunch item, one coffee, and one beverage.
As always, we encourage you to peruse the menu. The Heights serves brunch Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays from 9am to 4pm. The Heights participates in the Eatwell Farm “field to fork” program, so their ingredients are always fresh.