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6010 University Blvd, Ellicott City, MD 21043-6088
+1 410-750-3115
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (38 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (33 reviews)
“potatoes” (30 reviews)
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All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
6010 University Blvd, Ellicott City, MD 21043-6088
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An all-day breakfast spot seems as if it would get an A in my book, but this place doesn't deserve that rating. I ordered the potato pancakes from the menu thinkng that they'd be similar to latkes. But no, these potato pancakes were made in...More

Thank Beth F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Egg speciation has an extensive breakfast menu built mostly around eggs, of course. The selections are creative. The restaurant is large and nicely decorated in a funky sort of way. This a family friendly place that was very busy on a Sunday morning. Despite the...More

Thank AVLwriter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is really the best kept secret 20 minutes from downtown Baltimore. My favorite go-to spot for brunch or lunch any day of the week. Pictured below is a photo from my birthday breakfast with my Mom: lobster omelette and a surprise waffle from my...More

Thank Serenalovestravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It may sound a little picky but when I noticed the pill lodged in the bench seating it made me look closer. The food was tasty service was good a little slower than usual

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Chesapeake Benedict here. All the breakfasts come with fried potatoes and fruit. I have never done lunch or dinner items, but this place is always packed-very popular! Make sure to have extra time if you come-sometimes there is a wait. Two things...More

Thank Joni H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Happy hour through the week. Great food at good price. Drinks during happy hour is also well priced. Good atmosphere to get together with friends/coworkers after a hard days work.

Thank hiranimont
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our party ate here for breakfast and the choices ranged from really healthy smoothies with no sugar (kale, spinach, blueberries) to frittatas with all the extras and even libations. All were good and there was a really wide range of prices and options. The décor...More

Thank 54peg54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owners of this chain made quite an investment on their restaurants - the interiors are well done. However, the high ceilings make for noise. When we ate breakfast one weekday this week we were surprised by the noise level. The food and the service,...More

Thank LinLan8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came into Maryland to visit with family and our cousin recommended this restaurant for breakfast. We were a large party of 13 and even though they do not take reservations we were seated within 20 minutes. This was on a Sunday visit and it...More

Thank MBruscella
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I reviewed Eggspectation before. I like to go back and see if there are any changes good or bad. In this case it was good. Went with the Eggspectation omelette, excellent food and service. Sat on the right (literally) of the restaurant and it was...More

Thank David J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6010 University Blvd, Ellicott City, MD 21043-6088
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-750-3115
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