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The Egg & I

American, Canadian
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1760 Upper James St,, Hamilton, Ontario L9B 1G6, Canada
+1 905-389-3447
06:00 - 20:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family and I went for breakfast here today. I was impressed at how friendly and accommodating the staff were. It was very busy, however we were seated in a timely manner and were approached immediately by our server. My coffee was served hot and fresh. Our food came out shortly after we ordered, hot and the portions were great... More 

Thank Charles D
Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came in with our hockey team, service was fast, friendly and food was good. Waitress's were great with kids.

Thank Jean G
Niagara Falls, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for bfst with my husband today. the restaurant was so cold I had to keep my coat on, eggs Benny was ok but the sauce got too cold too quickly. And I am not trying to be to picky or rude but the kitchen help did not appear to be the cleanest people. That turned us off. And bfst... More 

Thank stephanie523
Simcoe, Canada
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

just ordinary, I expecting better as Ive heard such great things. The place was so loud you could barely speak to one another. Bathrooms were not clean.

Thank amyschram
Hamilton, Canada
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

First time we were disappointed with the meal. Breakfast was greasy and the toast was cold. Service was great as well as the coffee.

Thank 1960motherof2
Gatineau, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Love the Egg and I. Great place for all day breakfast or lunch for the family. Always good food, reasonably priced and massive portions.

Thank Sara J
Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We went on Sunday for Breakfast. It is always busy but they always get your served quickly. I ordered the Greek omelet and my boyfriend had the big breakfast. It was cooked to perfection. There was egg shell in the scrambled egg which was not great, but it is to be expected when that busy. The waitresses were pleasant and... More 

Thank Karen C
Hamilton, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The service was incredibly slow and there were very few customers. The waitress was fighting with the cook and she made this quite obvious. My husband had ordered mashed potatoes with his dinner and they brought him fries. I did not receive my correct order. When we went to pay the bill, we asked the waitress to take off some... More 

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Wanted something to eat before golf and stumbled onto this place. Pleasant surprise. they have a great breakfast, fast service and good coffee. Prices are very reasonable for good, clean, fresh food. Waitress was very nice and was happy to adjust our orders for picky eaters. Repeat for me.

Thank Gerry S
Dearborn, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Wide variety of menu options!! the pea meal bacon was cooked to perfection. Not dry and thick slices too. I could not finish what i ordered

Thank cfol123

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Canadian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1760 Upper James St,, Hamilton, Ontario L9B 1G6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-389-3447
Our breakfast menu offers locally farmed fresh grade A eggs, a variety of specialty omelettes or you can ask to create your own; the BEST eggs benedict, which is prepared to satisfy all tastes; freshly prepared hand cut grilled home fries seasoned to perfection, deep fried or plain; In-house made fresh ‘n fluffy buttermilk pancakes, Belgium waffles or Texas French toast all available with a variety of toppings for you to personalize

Our Lunch menu features in house made 100% beef burgers; A Swiss mushroom burger topped with sauteed chopped fresh mushrooms and melted Swiss cheese; Homemade soups and an assortment of hot/cold Sandwiches try our famous Club house and roast beef melts cooked in house with fresh turkey and roast beef for anytime of the day.

Come For Dinner and enjoy a variety of salads, fresh chicken, and in house made fish & chips with coleslaw. Recommended entrees: a 10oz New York Steak grilled the way you like and loaded with sauteed mushrooms; liver & onions; pasta, with or without meat sauce.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?