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Café Winchell’s now open at Saipan Vegas

CAFÉ Winchell’s, known for its donuts and coffee, has a new location on Middle Road: Saipan Vegas in Chalan Kiya.

The 24-hour donut shop, which has a 40-seat capacity, opened its doors on Friday, June 14, much to the delight of customers who like warm and fresh donuts, bread, mini-burgers, soups, croissants and brewed coffee.

Also on the menu are “cinnastix” or cinnamon-flavored donut sticks, spaghetti, arroz caldo or chicken rice porridge and bento meals that include Spam, Chamorro sausage, bacon or sausage platter that comes with a double serving of rice and eggs.

In addition, Café Winchell’s offers breakfast sandwiches such as sausage and egg bagel, ham and egg bagel, bacon and egg, Spam and egg, Chamorro sausage and egg bagel, steak and cheese, cheeseburger, ham and cheese, BLT and turkey and cheese bagel.

As usual, Winchell’s prices are affordable, according to Marjorie Cabrera, operational consultant for Winchell’s Guam and Saipan.

Café Winchell’s is now open at its new location on Middle Road: Saipan Vegas.Café Winchell’s is now open at its new location on Middle Road: Saipan Vegas.

She said they now offer frappé, flavored iced tea and a much improved “Chillas.”

Lydi Ignacio, Café Winchell’s operations manager, said among their iced tea flavors are watermelon and mango.

Ignacio said Winchell’s will expand its menu in the near future.

There are six Winchell’s outlets on Guam, according to Keomi Noble, Winchell’s Guam-Saipan part owner.

Lydi Ignacio and Marjorie Cabrera are Café Winchell’s senior staffers at its Saipan Vegas branch on Middle Road.  Photos by Bryan ManabatLydi Ignacio and Marjorie Cabrera are Café Winchell’s senior staffers at its Saipan Vegas branch on Middle Road. Photos by Bryan Manabat

On Saipan, Noble said they may open another branch in Garapan or Beach Road.

Their other branch is located in Susupe across from Kanoa Resort. Winchell’s used to have another branch in Garapan but it was shut down in Jan. 2018.

“We continue to grow with the people of Saipan since we opened our first store here 30 years ago,” Noble said, adding that the continued operations of Winchell’s depends on its loyal customers.

Cabrera said they are open to suggestions. “Someone suggested that we offer blueberry donuts so we will do that,” she added.

Saipan Vegas general manager Gus Noble — who is not related to Keomi Noble — said since Winchell’s closed its Garapan location there was a need for another Winchell’s. “We think they are a great brand and a great place for a donut and a coffee, among other food items,” he added.