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The Egg & I Restaurants- Scarborough

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183 US Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074-9601 (Formerly The Egg & I)
+1 207-730-7215
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07:00 - 14:30
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Portland, Maine
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511 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enjoyed my first breakfast here on a Sunday and found it to be great. The Bacon Avacado scramble was wonderful and our server, Laura, was pleasant and efficient. We would come back here without question.

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1 Thank MRVEGAS711
Maine
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

We love breakfast at The Egg and I. Friendly staff, great coffee, and great food choices. The atmosphere is very warm and inviting and they can seat a large group pretty comfortably.

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Thank maxim04074
Shay B, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurants- Scarborough, responded to this review

And we love you!!! Thanks so much for this sweet review! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Scarborough, Maine
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

This is an excellent, clean and friendly restaurant that is just as good to one person as it is to a large group. The food comes out promptly and hot and, while the menu has changed and some of our favorite things are gone, there are still plenty of choices. Most of my friends join me in giving this a... More 

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2 Thank 888major
Shay B, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurants- Scarborough, responded to this review

Yay!!! This was great to read! Thanks so much!!! See you all again soon! More 

Cape Elizabeth, Maine, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Egg and I is very good for breakfast or lunch. Many choices of eggs. omlettes, pancakes and waffles. Very good soups, salads and sandwiches for lunch. Food is always very fresh service has always been good.

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1 Thank Sheila C
Shay B, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurants- Scarborough, responded to this review

Hey Sheila! Thanks so much for leaving us this great review! Hope to see you again soon! More 

Scarborough, Maine
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

For breakfast you will find everything from health juices to pancakes,waffles,eggs,grits and lobster Benedict,plus much more. There really is something for everyone from kids to seniors; health conscience or not. There may be a line, but service is quick, efficient and pleasant, so everything moves smoothly without feeling rushed.

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1 Thank Paula G
Shay B, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurants- Scarborough, responded to this review

That is amazing to hear, Paula! Thank you so much for this review! We do hope to see you again soon! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We had eaten at the Portland restaurant and liked it, so when we found ourselves in Scarborough a few days ago at lunchtime we were pleased to discover the Egg & I had another location there. I ordered the avocado toast with scrambled eggs and LOVED it. Who would ever think something mundane as scrambled eggs could be that good?... More 

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1 Thank Janice V
Shay B, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurants- Scarborough, responded to this review

Thanks so much for these compliments, Janice!! Truly means the world to us! Can't wait to see you again soon! More 

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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

The food at Egg and I is fine. Certainly not gourmet, but good home style cooking. Atmosphere is pretty basic. Staff is friendly. A good local spot to grab breakfast with a friend!

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2 Thank Mainah3
Shay B, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurants- Scarborough, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear you enjoy our food and experienced friendly service during your visit as well. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Limerick, Maine
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Went to breakfast with my daughter, was surprised it was open on New Years Day. The wait was less than 5 minutes, service was good, friendly staff. A little pricey

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Thank Ian M
Shay B, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurants- Scarborough, responded to this review

Thanks so much, Ian! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your meal and experienced friendly service during your visit with us. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Scarborough Maine
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I live in Scarborough, and I often have breakfast at the Egg & I. Their waffle, strawberry, banana and whipped cream is so good it should be tried by anyone. The coffee is top drawer, and the wait staff are outstanding. I had lunch with a friend there yesterday, and, I shall return. Our waitress was Tiffani. Lovely, professional, smart... More 

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Shay B, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurants- Scarborough, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We're happy to hear that you love our Strawberry Banana Waffle and that you experienced stellar service as well. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

Sherman, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Recently I was visiting family in Old Orchard Beach Maine and decided to do breakfast with my daughter and 2 grandsons so we decided to go to The Egg & I in Scarborough, Maine. I must say the food was very good and the service the best I have experienced in quite awhile. I had the pleasure of having a... More 

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1 Thank gigiklb57
Egg P, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurants- Scarborough, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal and experienced excellent service as well. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:30
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 183 US Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074-9601 (Formerly The Egg & I)
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +1 207-730-7215
Description
The Egg & I Scarborough, Maine breakfast restaurant offers gourmet coffee, 100% pure-squeezed orange juice and a variety of menu choices you will enjoy time and time again.

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