Reacting harshly to breakfast foods' infringement on the evening meal, dinner lobbyists tried and failed to convince Americans to embrace salad-flavored bacon and spaghetti-stuffed french toast. Enjoy breakfast as it was meant to be with today's Groupon: for $7, you get $14 worth of breakfast, lunch, and espresso drinks at Red Rock Cafe in Hastings.
With views of the Mississippi River outside the humble, historic storefront, Red Rock Cafe mixes fresh ingredients into the three most important meals of the day—breakfast, lunch, and dessert. For breakfast, the taco omelet stuffs seasoned meat, pepper-jack cheese, and diced tomato in a soft, scrambled shell of three eggs ($8.49). The quintessential breakfast diplomats, two eggs, negotiate between fresh, gravy-smothered biscuits and neighboring italian sausage, onion, and mushrooms in the scrambled house special ($8.59 each). To kick off the lunch menu, the Rodeo burger bursts out of the pen as bacon, fried onion, and barbecue sauce ride a bucking third-pound patty ($7.59), and the Rachael substitutes turkey breast for the Reuben's corned beef and embraces a layer of sauerkraut and swiss cheese on rye bread ($8.49 each).
Dispensing doses of caffeine and sugar for a morning pick-me-up or a midday make-me-jitter, Red Rock pours steamed and iced espresso drinks ($1.99–$4.99) and plates up homemade desserts. Sample one of Red Rock's hand-dipped malts ($4.99), or dip your own hands into a caramel-fudge brownie or caramel-apple bread pudding ($4.99 each).
119 2nd St. E
Hastings, Minnesota 55033