Spend one morning in Valparaiso’s Blackbird Cafe and you instantly see what makes it so special.
More than a coffee shop, Blackbird Cafe is a unique breakfast location that offers both amazing food and a relaxing atmosphere. It is this calm environment that makes pairing your coffee or tea with breakfast an easy choice.
Blackbird has seven different wraps and sandwiches to choose from. These include its Fantastic Breakfast Sandwich, Blackbird Omelet Sandwich, and Red Pepper Sausage Breakfast Wrap.
The Fantastic Breakfast Sandwich includes sundried tomato, red pepper, arugula, goat cheese, and egg on toasted sourdough bread. The Blackbird Omelet Sandwich is an omelet with red onion, red pepper, and your choice of cheese served on bagel or bread.
Additional sandwiches and wraps include a classic Egg and Cheese Sandwich, a Florentine Omelet Sandwich, an Egg Meat and Cheese Sandwich, Nova Lox, and Blackbird’s own Green Eggs and Ham sandwich. This includes freshly made green pesto with provolone cheese, eggs, and ham. Nova Lox is the perfect mix of smoked salmon, capers, cream cheese, tomato, and red onion on your choice of bagel.
Another favorite on Blackbird’s breakfast menu is the quiche selection. Frequently changing, visitors can view the variety of quiches available each day and pair it with a green or fruit salad.
Blackbird also offers a rolling selection of bagels and baked goods. Muffins, rolls, and bagels are easy to eat at Blackbird or on the go.
Another favorite for Blackbird Cafe visitors is its classic oatmeal. Served traditionally with brown sugar, dried fruit, and nuts Blackbird’s oatmeal leaves you feeling full and ready to take on the day.
Part of what makes Blackbird’s menu so special is how its food is prepared.
Blackbird makes every item in-house. Using its scratch bakery as a catalyst, patrons can enjoy fresh, handmade pastries, quiches, and baked goods year-round.
Of course, no coffee shop would be complete without its amazing drinks.
Blackbird offers a mix of coffee, tea, and fruit smoothies regularly. Seasonal favorites are also available throughout the year.
In fact, Blackbird is ready to greet fall with its Pumpkin Cheesecake Latte and Caramel Apple Chai available now.
Enjoying breakfast at Blackbird doesn’t mean you have to eat and run. Blackbird offers free Wi-Fi to guests. Many customers can be found with open laptops or casually reading during breakfast hours.
Steps away from the Porter County Courthouse, Blackbird is a 100-year-old building with exposed brick and local art on the walls. Close to everything, Blackbird is an ideal place to start your day.
Blackbird Cafe is open 7 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sundays and 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday at 114 E. Licolnway in Valparaiso, Ind. To learn more or order its delicious food and drinks online, visit its website at blackbirdvalpo.com.