Prep & Pastry, Tucson, Arizona


First morning in Tucson I was at Prep & Pastry bright and early for some tasty breakfast.  This restaurant/bakery has a very clean and simple atmosphere, has a very hipster feel like restaurants you’d find in cities like..Portland.

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We started the breakfast with a couple pastries. First one we tried was the doughssant or frissant, or cronut. There were 3 flavours that day, we ordered the chai & cinnamon one. This was my first ever doughssant/frissant/cronut, and I liked it quite a lot. To my surprise it wasn’t too greasy either. To be honest the bread part reminded me a bit of a doughy & layered Chinese donut (why don’t anyone make Chinese donuts with toppings?) The icing on the top was really tasty.

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The second pastry we had was the Coconut creme brule scone. This was sweet and very coconuty. Loved it.

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On to real food. My breakfast was the AM Relleno. Scrambled eggs with pico, queso fresco cheese in a roasted poblano pepper. Topped with crispy tortilla chips, they were fun to eat. The eggs were cooked perfectly with the pico. The red mole on the bottom was the best.

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The Monte Cristo was French toast with honey roasted ham. Good combo of sweet and savoury.

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There were way to many other items on the menu and pastries I’d love to try. It’s really too bad I was only in Tucson for a 3 days, and there were other restaurants I wanted to go. If I were here longer, I will for sure comeback at least a couple more times.

Prep & Pastry
3073 North Campbell Ave
Tucson AZ 85719

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