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 Couple of our Signatures —
The Egg Breakfast Every Diner Has....."The Local"
Two eggs* any way with four slices of Daily's Bacon served with SCC home fries and your choice of toast.
Three eggs* any way with six slices of Daily's Bacon and SCC home fries. Served with your choice of toast.
Two eggs* any style with black beans over two fried corn tortillas, served with our house salsa and cilantro crema and topped with Feta Cheese and avocado mash. Served with SCC home fries.
Swift Creek 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.
7 Iron Breakfast Sandwich
Four slices of Daily's Bacon and two fried eggs* topped with American Cheese on House Milk Bread. Served with SCC home fries.
Biscuits and Gravy
Our scratch biscuit ladled with six ounces of our hearty pork gravy, served with two eggs* any style.
House PB & J
Not your average PBJ, this SCC version comes on house made Milk Bread and topped with house made peanut butter and jam.
House Mojo Marinated Braised Pork Shoulder, Shaved Ham, Swiss Cheese, Yellow Mustard, and sliced pickles on a pressed French Roll.
Hot House Made Corned Beef, Sauerkraut, Thousand Island Dressing and Swiss Cheese on toasted House Rye.
A classic BLT: Five slices of Daily's Bacon with Bib lettuce, tomato, a fried egg*, and roasted garlic mayo on House Milk Bread.
House Seasonal Salad
Mixed Winter Greens, Shaved Fennel, Seasonal Citrus, Candied Walnuts, Feta Cheese, Citrus White Wine Vinaigrette.
Add Fried Egg: $2.00
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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 : Carrot Bisque, garnished with browned Butter, chiffonade of fresh Sage, and Gluten Free Bread Crumbs
SWEETS: Chocolate Chip & Triple Chocolate Cookies
- Gluten Free
- Light Rye
- Pain Au Lait (Milk Bread)