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Mykonos Cafe Adds Breakfast

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It’s a new day at Mykonos Cafe & Taverna — or at least a new morning.

The Greek/Mediterranean restaurant in Albuquerque’s Mountain Run Shopping Center is now doing breakfast. The locally-owned eatery launched the morning menu this week and is serving it daily at 5900 Eubank NE.

“People have been asking, and we’re trying to see if we can make a go of it,” Mykonos owner Joe Cesarano said.

So now you might be asking yourself … what is a Greek breakfast?

It could be anything from rice pudding to smoked pork, according to Greece’s official tourism website, but Mykonos Cafe definitely didn’t go that route.


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“The breakfast (menu) is more of a traditional breakfast,” Cesarano said.

Mykonos’ breakfast dishes include huevos rancheros ($8.95), French toast ($6.95) and a chile-smothered breakfast burrito ($7.95).

There are just a few nods to the restaurant’s theme, including the “Mediterranean Scramble,” an egg dish with feta cheese and roasted Roma tomatoes.

Cesarano and his wife bought Mykonos in late 2011. After a year learning the business — Cesarano is an engineer by trade — they are now starting to put their own stamp on the place “without disrupting the foundation of it,” he said.