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Review: The Loft SandyView Farms

SandyView Farms in Spruce Grove, Alberta

On Saturday morning Mike and I spontaneously decided to go for brunch before my shift. We wanted to try a non-franchise restaurant and Mike had a doctor’s appointment in Spruce Grove later that day so we decided to try The Loft at SandyView Farms in Spruce Grove.

Meat shop on the main floor at SandyView Farms, Spruce Grove, Alberta

It’s hidden away from the main Spruce Grove street, on 135 South Avenue. The main floor of the building is a meat shop. There are samples as soon as you enter which is always wonderful, lol. The whole room actually smells like meat so it definitely gets you hungry.

The Loft (upstairs - SandyView Farms). Such a cozy place!

The Loft is upstairs and it’s such a cozy little restaurant. It just felt warm and inviting as soon as you walked in. It really had a cottage/cabin-in-the-country feel to it and with the windows foggy and snowy white outside, it made me feel like I was on vacation in Banff or something. :)

Menu at The Loft, SandyView Farms, Spruce Grove, Alberta

We were seated instantly, which was great. The menu features your usual breakfast/lunch items. Eggs, bacon and other breakfast classics, sandwiches, wraps and burgers, all advertised as “fresh, homestyle breakfast and lunch.” The prices are great for the frugal spender like me! Not expensive at all really everything was pretty much $9.99!

Meat at The Loft is made by SandyView Farms kitchen downstairs!

The Loft boasts that all of their meat is made in the downstairs kitchen of SandyView Farms which is very cool! In fact the food is brought up by a chef from the kitchen, which we thought was amazing because there’s quite a bit of stairs! To keep doing that every couple of minutes while carrying heavy and hot plates would get quite exhausting I imagine (but would be a great workout! Ha).

The Meat Scrambler at The Loft SandyView Farms in Spruce Grove, Alberta

Mike got the Meat Lovers Pan Scrambler featuring maple-flavoured bacon, breakfast sausage, wild garlic, garlic sausage scrambled with eggs topped with grated cheddar cheese served over seasoned roasted potatoes. Absolutely delicious!

Eggs Benedict at The Loft SandyView Farms in Spruce Grove, Alberta

I got the Eggs Benedict featuring two poached eggs with two slices of back bacon served on homemade toasted english muffin and topped with The Loft’s own hollandaise sauce and served with hashbrowns. Also delicious! I love the hashbrowns!!! They were cut thin like potato chips!! Which, if you follow my food antics at all, you will know that I love, lol.

Closer look at the Eggs Benedict at The Loft SandyView Farms, Spruce Grove, Alberta

And there’s a closer look of the eggs benedict! Yuuuuummmmy. We loved both of our dishes. We couldn’t finish them though because it was so filling! But I love take-home breakfast leftovers so that will be my dinner tonight, yay!

Our server was friendly, our order came out in a decent amount of time (not lightning fast but not excruciatingly long either), and the delicious food, cheap prices and cozy cottage ambience made for a wonderful brunch date. I definitely recommend The Loft! I’d like to go back as well because I really want to try everything on the menu!

So have you been to The Loft? What did you think!?

Linda :)

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Linda Hoang is an Edmonton blogger who writes about food, travel, lifestyle/events and pets. She's also a social media/digital specialist with a journalism background. Linda is in love with her city and loves exploring and promoting Edmonton and other places she visits with her husband Mike. Linda is also the founder of the Edmonton International Cat Festival (and has 2 cats herself, along with 2 dogs).

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