Homemade Doughnuts and Other Breakfast Pastries at Solo
|Key lime, cinnamon crumb, and chocolate doughnuts.|
I was most curious about the doughnuts, a few flavors of which are available each day. Key lime, chocolate, and cinnamon crumb were up for grabs this particular morning; all were fresh and less sugary than the Krispy/Dunkin' type. They don't measure up to, say, Dynamo Donuts in San Francisco, but I haven't had a better one in Miami.
Exotic teas, espressos, and delicious coffees are served too -- including single-estate coffees for $6 per cup. I wanted to try the latter but envisioned a New Times accountant with steam coming out of his ears.
Solo's treats don't come cheap. Pastries, croissants, and muffins are $3.50; doughnuts are $2.45. Coffees and espressos go for $3.65 ($4.65 large). But the daily breakfast special brings a cup of coffee and pastry of choice for $5.95.
|Blueberry almond muffin|
Solo opens at 6 a.m. and keeps serving until 9 p.m. 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-674-4740.