Swift Creek Café is a place of character, art, family and community. And it’s a restaurant that’s about more than just food, but about family. The Moreno Halphen family has been in the food and coffee industry for over 80 years, and their love and dedication to the craft is always evident, from the flavors in the menu to the décor of the Café itself.
Their story began with their maternal grandmother, who founded Finca Don Bosco, a coffee estate on the Talamanca Range between Panama and Costa Rica. Sonny and Choly Moreno inherited this family business, and they, along with their four sons, elevated the estate’s coffee production both domestically and internationally. They created an outstanding product while always staying focused on their values: tradition, conservation, sustainability and respect for the land.
In the early 1990s, Guillermo Moreno opened Café Don Bosco in Houston. This quaint, family-friendly neighborhood café served the Moreno family coffee, as well as breakfast and lunch. Less than a year after its opening, the Café received the “Best Hole in the Wall” honors.
Today, the family tradition is being carried forward by award-winning Executive Chef, Christian Moreno, who earned his degree from the top French pastry program, “Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Påtisserie” in Yssingeaux, France. He brings to Whitefish the extensive culinary experience he gained while working for and training under world-class chefs across the United States.
Guillermo and his son Christian, along with their wives and founding members, Lindy and Melissa, welcome you to Swift Creek Café. They hope that, in taking a seat at their table, you share your own passion for great food, delicious coffee and welcoming community, and become a part of their extended culinary family.
A Few of our Seasonal Signatures: Spring Menu
Three eggs* any way with six slices of Daily's Bacon and SCC home fries. Served with your choice of toast.
Carolina Pulled Pork Benedict
North Carolina Style BBQ Pulled Pork, Pickled Cucumber with Poached Eggs over a House Brioche. Topped with our fresh house-made Ancho Hollandaise and served with SCC Home Fries.
House Corned Beef Hash
A sunny-side egg* over our House Made Corned Beef and fried potatoes, topped with scallions and served with your choice of toast.
Yogurt Marinated Chicken thighs, Mint Labneh, Shatta, Persian Cucumbers, Red Onion, Tomatoes, Tahini Sause wrapped in our house made Hummus and Pita
Eggs, Pork Chorizo, Black Beans, Oaxaca Cheese, rolled in a warm flour tortilla, with grilled vegetables, cilantro cream, house made salsa, and charred scallion mayo.
House Seasonal Salad
Mixed Winter Greens, Shaved Snap Peas, Rhubarb, Strawberries, Parsnip Chips, Pistachios tossed in a Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette.
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For parties of 5 or more, please call ahead and make reservations. Also, note that an 18% gratuity will be automatically added to bill for parties larger than 6 persons.
Our Weekly House Specials
SOUP : We make a new house soup weekly, so look at our Facebook page for updates of Soup of the Week.
SWEETS: Chocolate Chip, White Chocolate Macadamia, Triple Chocolate, and Alfajor Cookies
Pain Au Lait (Milk Bread)
Hoagies & Pita
House-Made Preserves and Jams