Dining Guide: Tropical Cafe

Finding an eatery
that offers health-conscience food at an affordable price for the whole family is
like finding that elusive needle in a haystack… until now.

Tropical Cafe,
located at 304 S. Kelly Ave in Edmond, Oklahoma is loaded with love for all things natural, fresh
and yummy.

“Tropical Cafe is a
dream of my wife’s. She always wanted to own her own restaurant,” said owner
Patrick Mok. “When we first got married, we didn’t have much money, but I told her
I would get the restaurant open by our first anniversary.”

Their first eatery was
a little store shop, about 900 square feet. She envisioned a restaurant that
provided healthy options using the recipes she had created over the previous 10

Today, Tropical Cafe offers seven different
categories of food, including crapes, Panini’s, frozen yogurt, sushi, omelets,
smoothies, sandwiches and more.

“Panini sandwiches
are a hot seller,” said Mok. With choices like Beef Pesto Rasifort, The Tuscany
and Chicken Florentine it’s easy to see why they’re so popular. The owners even
use their own herb recipe to make homemade bread.

Crepes are another
delicious option on the menu. “Crepes are lower in carbs with .04 grams and make
great sandwiches,” Mok says. Some of those sandwiches include, the Honolulu
Veggie Hot Crepe, Buffalo Chicken and Italian Ham.

Their frozen yogurt
is certified, 100% live culture and non-fat. Tropical Cafe offers an
ever-changing variety of 21 toppings and fresh fruit choices. The frozen yogurt
is also used in their 22 flavors fresh fruit smoothies. There is no sugar added
and each smoothie is all-natural, made with fresh ingredients.

The dessert case at
Tropical Cafe offers a large variety of treats using the Mok’s personal recipes.
They also carry a full line of sugar free desserts.

Sushi selections
include the Angus Beef Teriyaki Roll, Tropical Roll, Tiger Roll, Spider Roll
and more. The cafe is looking forward to expanding their sushi options by
opening a sushi bar in the near future. They hope to begin offering wine soon,

Tropical Cafe has even
taken their delicious delights to the street by offering catered food – perfect
for an upcoming wedding or celebration.

Looking to help
Edmond, Oklahoma schools, the cafe is working towards hosting fundraising events and providing
UCO students with work experience when the restaurant is ready to remodel.

To view Tropical Cafe’s
online menu, visit www.oklahomatropicalcafe.com, or call 340-8956 for catering

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