had to try 85C Bakery Cafe because I love pastries, coffee, grand openings, gotta go! I planned to get up at 6am, but I didn't. Got up late & to 85C by 8:56am Sat 11/16/13 line was about 100 people I don't know. Slow moving line! Don't go unless u have lots of patience.
About 1hr to get to front door, then 1hr inside cuz too many people & slow ass way to pay cuz they wrap in plastic bag each pastry before register.
One door is for Coffee/Cakes - so if you don't want bread u go to the door on the Left. Shorter line. If you want Bread stuff you gotta wait in the longer line to the Right.
Not much selection when you get to the bread line. We all just keep picking up stuff as soon as it came out or looked good. My selection:
Brioche $2 - tasty, soft & slightly crunchy from sugar - not that sweet. Don't miss it, it's behind the register so they get it for you if you don't see it.
Raisin Multigrain $1.25 - long bread, meh.
Berry Multigrain $2.65 - didn't try yet.
Maple brick toast $1.25 - meh
mini apple pie tart $2 - didn't try, was hot when it came out
Chocolate crissant $1.65 - it was small & pretty tasty.
Sea Salt Coffee iced $3.25 - pretty good at the beginning regular taste, then the whipped cream & salt on the bottom was gross!
Cherry puff pastry $2.35 - didn't try yet
Cheese custard tart $3.45 - huge, tasty though
Matcha red bean $2.75 - haven't tried
walnut tart $2.80 - small, haven't tried
Coconut custard roll $2.75 - haven't tried yet
Charge it! $28.15 my total, got my FREE mug. Cute, but worth 2hrs? Not sure. Got my BOGO for Sea Salt Drink! Can use thru 12/31/13!