Leone Cafe was one of the original tenants of Tivoli Village, and has been an island of stability as numerous spots around it have changed (in some cases repeatedly). Pass by nearly anytime of day or night and you’ll see loyal regulars inside.
Many are there for the coffee; Leone honors Italian tradition with espressos and macchiatos, cappuccinos and the rest. But there are also smoothies, juices, iced tea lattes and freshly made lemonade.
But even the most diehard coffee drinker has to eat sometime, and here there’s a menu for breakfast through lunch and on into early evening. Beyond the bagels (favorites of Fukuburger founder Colin Fukagaga), The Leone Breakfast Croissant is fried eggs with avocado, cheddar cheese, tomato and turkey bacon, while the numerous Eggs Around the World dishes include the Texas Skillet with marinated ground beef, potatoes, pico de gallo, mixed cheese, sour cream and two eggs. The menu also includes crepes, Belgian waffles, pancakes and French toast.
Later diners can opt for the Champagne Chicken Berry Salad, with mixed greens, candied walnuts and blue cheese, or a turkey or tuna melt, burger, schnitzel sandwich or simple egg-salad sandwich. Pastas and pizzas round out the menu.