Service: Very friendly and smiling
Facilities: Very clean. Beautiful washroom.
Strong points: A true cafe where to relax and enjoy a good light meal any time of the day. Interesting reasonable wine and cider list.
2013 is the Year of the Snake (Serpent) in the Japanese and Chinese Calendars!
No wonder that Saori san made a new cappucino last time I visited Patina in Aoik Ku, Shizuoka City to commemorate the new year!
A beautiful (delicious?) snake and a little design I will explain later!
saori san must have experimented for quite some time before succeeding with these exquisite coils!
I don’t think snakes smile so much!
She went as far as drawing the Chinese character “巳” for “Snake” which represents the sixth term in the 12-year cycle Chinese Calendar!
More coming soon!
PATINA, Café & Brasserie
Shizuoka City, Aoi Ku, Tenmacho, 17-9
Opening hours: 11:00=22:00 (last orders, 21:30)
10:00~21:00 on Sundays (last orders, 20:30)
Closed on Tuesdays
Non-smoking until 15:00
Credit Cards OK
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