I’m almost embarrassed to reveal just how much time we spent in restaurants on Thursday. The day started at 6:45 AM at Sergio’s for networking over coffee. At roughly 8:30 we adjourned and met up with one of our awesome clients at Schreiner’s and before we knew it we had been sitting there two hours. Then at 12:30 we headed to Lombardi’s. Of course, I have the memory of a goldfish so I forgot Lombardi’s doesn’t open until 4:00. That little detail wasn’t going to stand between us and something good to eat, so we walked into Pullmans at about 12:45. We didn’t walk out until roughly 2:30 or 3:00. That makes for a good six or so hours of seat time at local eateries.
A Basic Breakfast
Schreiner’s has this double horseshoe bar thing going on that makes the interior way nicer than one would expect from the outside. It also has regular table seating, but avoid sitting by the front windows if you can. Those windows do little to nothing when it comes keeping the cold outside where it belongs. By the time we were done I was very much ready to hop in the car and set the heater to full blast.
Schreiner’s breakfast menu is pretty straightforward. They have a number of breakfast specials that combo up eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, pancakes, and American fries in various ways. They also have omelettes, pancakes, skillets, eggs, toast, fruit, cinnamon rolls, and so forth. My one and only trick to ordering diner style breakfast is to find the combos and order the least expensive one. It rarely fails and Thursday was no exception. The #6 Breakfast Special ($5.75) was two eggs, toast (white or wheat), and a side of American fries.
What more can I say? It was a good and simple diner breakfast. If you enjoy places like Mary’s (just down the road a block or two) or the West Wisconsin Diner, you’ll like Schreiner’s.
Schreiner’s Home Style Diner
2437 S. Oneida Street
Appleton, WI 54915