FREMONT — For a very long time, Dora Ortiz saw the require to fill a niche in Fremont for people who like Mexican foods as a breakfast alternative.
Her vision turned a fact before this thirty day period, as Ortiz opened Kekis Cafe on West State Avenue.
Kekis moved into the 601 W. State St. building earlier occupied by AM KornerCafe.
“We are by now viewing persons come back again, Which is often a fantastic indicator,” Ortiz said Wednesday, as she went back again and forth among Kekis’ kitchen area and traveling to with prospects.
Kekis opened June 7, with several hours from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. 7 times a 7 days.
Ortiz reported her mother and father have Casa Fiesta on Hayes Avenue.
She claimed her father was a purchaser at AM Korner and told her that longtime restaurant’s operator had been hunting to sell the West State Street web site.
It took Ortiz much more than 6 months to renovate Kekis ahead of it opened.
Ortiz’s Mexican breakfast menu features huveos rancheros, cazuela de huevos, chilaquiles, huevos con chorizo, huevos la mexicana and breakfast burritos.
She explained the chilaquiles —corn tortilla chips served with purple, eco-friendly or a combine of both sauces — and huevos con chorizos have been two goods she imagined would be favorites for Kekis’ clients.
Ortiz reported Kekis also features traditional breakfast merchandise this sort of as biscuits and gravy, home fries, bacon and eggs, pancakes, omelets and a vegan plate.
Kekis’ lunch menu involves mega beef, hen and steak burritos, quesadillas, street tacos and veggie burritos, as perfectly as desserts (arroz con leche and chocolate cake) and a kid’s menu.
Ortiz explained the overall menu is out there to buyers any time of the day.
Kekis’ menu is available on the net at the restaurant’s Facebook web page at fb.com/Kekis-Cafe-105409158695472.
Ortiz claimed she will at some point start out introducing off-the-menu products and menu specials from time to time.
She stated she’s by now viewing some familiar faces from Casa Fiesta.
“My brother is truly excellent at marketing and sending folks in excess of for breakfast,” Ortiz claimed.
With her Point out Street site, Ortiz hopes to appeal to prospects from Downtown Fremont occasions and the Sandusky County Courthouse, with the two currently being in shut proximity to Kekis.