Three Roses Bed & Breakfast
"Where breakfast is an event!"
209 E. Howard St.
Pontiac, IL  61764-1919
815-844-3404

Breakfast Menu

We want our breakfast to be the best you can have;  so, we have a large menu for you to choose from. Special diets are no problem. If there is something you want that is not on the menu, Sharon will try and make it possible. We offer gluten free choices for those who are sensitive to gluten. Just let Sharon know and we will provide meals for you without gluten. We also serve vegan and vegetarian meals on request. A full breakfast (included in room rates) is served on elegant china in the dining room or on the wrap around porch, along with linen napkins, soft music (if desired), candlelight and sparkling crystal. Guests not only choose their breakfast but also the time they would like to eat, anywhere from 8AM to 11AM. One of our first guests said it best.  He said, "This isn't breakfast, this is an event!"

Because we only have one cook and we want our meals to be served hot and fresh, we are not able to prepare breakfast cooked to order for groups larger than 4. Groups will be served no more than 6 items which will be planned with our guest input. (Example: Egg & Cheese Strata, Hash Browns, Sausage Patties, Cinnamon Rolls, Coffee, Seasonal Fresh Fruit Bowl.) Couples and singles are also limited to 6 items; however, these can be made to order. (Example: Oatmeal Flaxseed Pancakes, Bacon, Coffee, De-Caf Coffee, Juice, Scrambled Eggs)

PANCAKES & WAFFLES (Very generous servings - only eggs and/or meat should be ordered with these - no other breads or muffins) Pancakes - Choice of: Buttermilk - (we are told these are the best in the world from someone who's eaten them all over the world), Blueberry, Buckwheat, Oatmeal, Banana, Orange, Butter Pecan, Cinnamon Roll or Apple - all pancakes can be made gluten free and Vegan as well.

French Toast

Belgian Waffle (These are the size of your plate!)

Our Own Whole Wheat Oatmeal Pancakes (featured in "Taste of Home Cooking for Two" Fall 2008 issue) Everyone is surprised at how tasty and healthy these are.

TOPPINGS:  (One fruit choice per person or couple)- Fresh whenever possible (IF IN SEASON) Strawberries, Apples, Blueberries, Peaches (this counts as a fruit choice because you get a LOT of fruit)
  • Whipped Cream
  • Homemade Syrups (Blueberry, Banana, Coconut, & Butter Pecan) or Pure Maple Sirup (We are proud to offer our guests Funks Grove Pure Maple Sirup on their pancakes or French Toast) 
  • Cream Cheese
  • Jam or Jelly
  • Honey
POTATOES, ETC. (limit one choice per person)
We've been told that our hash browns don't need ketchup! Always crisp! Spanish Hash Browns (with onion and green pepper)
  • Hash Browns
  • Grits - You tell us how you like yours!
  • Hash Browns to Order: We'll put anything you want in them - mushrooms and cheese come to mind!
  • Skillet Breakfast - Hearty Helping of our famous hash browns, topped with one, two or three "Sharon's Eggs", crumbled bacon and cheese OR ham and cheese OR sausage gravy.
EGGS
  • Sharon's Eggs (Sunny side up, steamed with soft, medium or hard center - no crispy stuff (If you like the crispy stuff, let Sharon know - that can be arranged.)
  • Scrambled
  • Hard Boiled
  • Soft Boiled
  • 3 egg Fritatta with cheese - fills your plate - you choose the vegetables and/or meat
  • Eggs Benedict (This is a meat, bread and egg choice. Do not order additional meat, eggs, pancakes, waffles or bread if ordering Eggs Benedict. Fruit and/or hash browns go nicely with Eggs Benedict and are acceptable additions)
  • Cheese Omelet, Ham & Cheese Omelet, Denver Omelet (Omelets served with cheddar cheese)(Omelets with meat in them count as a meat and egg choice)
  • Vegetarian Omelet (you pick the veges - limit of 3 veges) 
  • Skillet Omelet - Low carb version of our skillet breakfast. Tomato & Onion Salsa, artichokes, mushrooms, cheddar jack cheese, bacon bits, sour cream and 3 eggs, baked in a skillet and served on china. (You don't have to be on a low carb diet to order this!)
MEATS - Limit one choice per person, couple or group. 
  • Link Sausage  
  • Patty Sausage
  • Bacon
  • Sausage Gravy & Biscuits
MUFFINS & BREADS - All homemade from scratch - really! (Because these are all homemade from scratch only one choice per person or couple please-sometimes we can make exceptions - just ask)

Muffins: Orange, Bran, Blueberry, Banana, Cranberry, Butter Pecan and Poppy Seed Muffins - muffins can all be made gluten free (except Bran) and are delicious!
  • Cinnamon Roll or Pecan Roll
  • Wheat Toast, White Toast, Rye Toast
  • Flax Seed, Sunflower Seed & Poppy Seed Wheat Toast (People go nuts over this and it's healthy!)
  • Buttermilk Biscuit
  • Bagel
  • English Muffin
  • Scones- tell us what kind you like - we are told they are better than a world famous coffee house whose name we will not mention
CEREALS
  • Cream of Wheat
  • Oatmeal (regular or gluten free)
  • Baked Fruity & Spiced Oatmeal - This has been a hit with everyone who's tried it!
  • Grits
  • Homemade Granola (gluten free)
CHOICE OF FRESH FRUIT OR FRUIT JUICE BELOW - Limit one fruit choice per person (AVAILABLE WHEN IN SEASON) Pink grapefruit, Banana, Apple, Orange, Strawberries, Peach, Cherries, Grapes (green,red, & sometimes black), Blueberries, Mango, Seasonal Mixed Fruit Bowl (Sharon's favorite is mango, blueberries, strawberries, and kiwi as seen in photo slide show on this page). Please let Sharon know if there is a fruit you don't eat so we don't serve it to you)

JUICES - limit one juice choice per person. Pink grapefruit is fresh juiced.  Cranberry is fresh juiced also.  We let you add whatever sweetener you like to the cranberry juice - choice of sugar, Splenda, blue packet sweetener, honey, or agave nectar, or even plain if you choose

Apple, Orange, Tomato, V-8, Pink Grapefruit, Pineapple, Prune, & Cranberry

BEVERAGES
  • Coffee, Regular or De-caf
  • Assorted Teas
  • Cocoa
  • Milk (skim, low fat, whole) soy milk or almond milk
  • Water
CREAMERS: Half & Half, Milk, Amaretto, Irish Cream, French Vanilla, Hazelnut (let us know if there is something else you like)

SMOOTHIES:  Takes the place of fruit & milk choices Sharon's favorite is Almond Milk, Banana, & Strawberries, but we will make whatever you like best! This is a meal in itself! Just let us know what you want in it. These are huge! Don't order a heavy breakfast with this or you should share it!

PLEASE NOTE:
Please be aware that we will prepare your food to your personal preference, however, we are not responsible should you become ill from eating undercooked food.


Seasonal Favorites: In the mid spring to early summer, we have fresh rhubarb coffee cake. This is the coffee cake that turned Sharon from a rhubarb hater into a rhubarb lover! Mid to late July, we have hand picked fresh blueberries that are out of this world! 

We feel our breakfast menu is extremely generous; however guests who order food exceeding the guidelines on our menu will be charged a surchage in an amount consistent with the excessive expense and time involved.
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