Dining News: Now Open - Vic's Cafe
February 09, 2014
Vic's Cafe, open in the same building as the landmark Vic's Ice Cream on Riverside Blvd. in Land Park, officially opened on Friday.
Serving Old Soul coffee and baked goods, the cafe seats about 20. When I visited on Saturday afternoon, a smattering of locals filtered into the place as they discovered it was open. An older woman sat at one table, reading The Economist, while a mother and young child sought respite from the rain by getting a drink.
The cafe features a doorway into Vic's Ice Cream. Though they share the same owner, customers aren't able to order food while at the cafe. The current workaround is to order food "to go" on one side and bring it to the other side. I hope they decide to work as a unified operation and more food options soon.
As a neighborhood resident, I was very excited to hear about the addition of a local coffee house. There's no place to get coffee within a mile of Vic's, which means I get in a car to grab coffee on the weekends or on my days off.
Vic's Cafe is located at 3193 Riverside Blvd, and is open every day at 6 a.m. and closes at 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Vic's Cafe can be found online at http://cafevics.com/.
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