Gorge on gluten-free goodies with today's Groupon. For $10, you'll get $25 worth of breakfast, lunch, baked goods, and gourmet drinks at The Little Aussie Bakery & Café, a carby kingdom serving loaves that are rumored to make customers weep tears of joy and drool salivas of happiness.
A former registered nurse, Rita Sturzbecher mastered the art of preparing allergy-friendly eats to accommodate the specific dietary needs of her five children. With the aim of applying her talent to a larger scale, she opened the bakery with fellow nurse John Apostolovic, and now has quite a friendly staff to keep the place running. Stop in before five for yummy lunches, such as the soup of the day ($4.95 cup; $5.95 bowl), house salad ($7.95), or fresh-baked, aged-cheddar quiche with salad ($9.95). The Little Aussie also serves heartier entrees, including the big bloke sandwich ($7.95), with roast beef or chicken, meat gravy and melty baby swiss; or the vegetable lasagna with cilantro pesto ($9.95). Sip some triple- industrial-strength coffee ($1.89) alongside or cap off the meal with one of the bakery's decadent desserts.
On Sundays, look forward to a well-edited brunch menu, featuring gluten-free versions of such morning staples as waffles with berries and cream ($7.95 for single, $9.95 double), French toast ($7.95), or eggs Benedict ($9.95). On Fridays, you get a complimentary glass of wine when you order a pizza. The Little Aussie Bakery & Café is open Tuesday through Thursday, and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (add a dollar more to all food purchases other than pizza from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Fridays); and on Sunday for brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
3610 Avenue B
San Antonio, Texas 78209Get Directions