Aphrodite’s Organic Café and Pie Shop

The other day Jake took me to his favourite organic restaurant in the city –  Aphrodite’s Cafe in Kits.

This restaurant has a reputation for good, organic fare, large portions, and the best pies. Half of the restaurant is a bakery where you can enjoy fresh, homemade pies and organic coffee drinks.

IMG_1475

This particular day, we decided to try their brunch menu: I wanted to try the Salt Spring Frittata ($15)
Topped with spinach, caramelized onions, cherry tomatoes and goat feta, this dish was hearty and filling.  It was served with a side salad and home made multigrain toast. The homemade bread was so good! It’s available for sale, but I was out of luck, by the time we got there, they were sold out for the day. I definitely recommend it.

IMG_1474

Their homemade soups are not to be missed ($4.50 for a cup or $7.50 for a bowl). They’re hearty and delicious. They also come paired with their delicious homemade bread.  The Leek and Lentil Soup is a staple, but they also have a good selection of soups of the day.

IMG_1478

Of course no visit to Aphrodite’s would be complete without a piece of pie. Their Strawberry and  Rhubarb Pie ($7.25) is delicious. I’m happy to report that the hype for this Cafe’s desserts is well deserved! The pie was delicious, and the crust was the right amount of chewy and crispy. Pair it up with a scoop of organic vanilla ice cream and you’re in dessert heaven!

Aphrodite’s carries a large variety of pies: Apple, Blackberry Apple, Raspberry Rhubarb, Strawberry Rhubarb, Blueberry, Pumpkin, Pecan, Cherry, and Peach (when in season).  They also have a good selection of gluten-free baked goods.

Follow them on Twitter: @aphroditescafe

Aphrodite's Organic Café and Pie Shop on Urbanspoon

About these ads
Comments
3 Responses to “Aphrodite’s Organic Café and Pie Shop”
  1. That pie looks sinfuls. And the frittata? Portkey me a plate please. mmmm.

    Like this

  2. Claire says:

    I miss it all! THe pie! The Bread! The Soup!!! MMMMMMmMMMMM wish I could eat one more piece of Farhads pie.

    Like this

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 6,351 other followers

%d bloggers like this: