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Eggspectation

#223 of 4,606 Restaurants in Montreal
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Ville-Marie
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12 Notre Dame Est, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1B7, Canada
+1 514-861-2121
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6:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Breakfast Brunch and Lunch . A la Carte Choices with Eggs theme . Serve...
Breakfast Brunch and Lunch . A la Carte Choices with Eggs theme . Serve Pasta, Salad, Appetizers, Desserts, Fruit Smoothies and everything that's Eggs.
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Reservations

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  • 100
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  • 104
    Very good
  • 57
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Awesome breakfast!

Had breakfast here while staying at the Ritz and glad we did. Fun vibe inside - industrial, rustic country. Best pancakes ever. Everyone enjoyed their meal and the waiter was fun & friendly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
LyndaNewport_RI
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Newport, RI
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
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Newport, RI
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Had breakfast here while staying at the Ritz and glad we did. Fun vibe inside - industrial, rustic country. Best pancakes ever. Everyone enjoyed their meal and the waiter was fun & friendly.

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Ottawa, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Visited on a snowy day in Montreal. Restaurant was busy, service was good. Ordered the Eggstravanga Crepe, was really good, really enjoyed it. My husband ordered the All American, and that was average, so I would not recommend. Just your regular eggs and bacon, sausage. The bacon looked burn. Still like the brand and will be back again.

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Montreal, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I was just there today with a large group. The place is not as big as their branch in downtown and the ambiance not as appealing. The waiter was kind of overwhelmed, I guess, yet amiable and pleasant. If you want to try Eggspectation for the first time, I recommend the downtown branch.

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Hong Kong
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

For all Egg Lovers, rejoice. This is the only restaurant in Montreal that dares to call themselves Egg... The menu is excellent, with over 10-15 breakfast items (served all day) served with Eggs. Otherwise you still have a great selection of Pasta, Burger, Steak.... who cares... EGGS!! Portion is excellent, and staff service is good (although they can be very... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My wife and I are walking around Montreal on a very cold day. We popped in for a nice breakfast and were not disappointed. From the warm greeting, to fast friendly server (thanks Rob), it was exactly what we expected. Big portions of wonderful food. This is a go-to place for us when we're in town.

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New York City, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

That's how my wife described our meal. This is a better IHOP for those familiar with the US chain. It reminded me of Wildberry in Chicago. Tons of creative choices, and perfectly adequately constructed. Ingredients were not amazing, but food was tasty. Overall it was a good value. I'd probably prefer a local place that wasn't a chain, but I'd... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

PROS: Great eggs Benedict, sizeable menu to choose from, well priced, staff were capable CONS: Busy so service wasn't at its fastest (they were probably understaffed), seats not very comfy Not much was open on new year's day 2015, but everyone seemed to know about Eggspectation downtown Montreal: it was packed with people and took a short wait to get... More 

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New York City, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We found this restaurant on the second day of our trip and ate here every day thereafter, it was so good! There are only two of us, but we eat a lot so we were able to sample quite a lot of the menu with our frequent visits. Not once did we have a bad meal, menu item or service... More 

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Spring HILL
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This place is a slightly upscale establishment for breakfast. This is not fast food and not a $70 hotel breakfast but is somewhere in between. The choices are endless and are all fantastic. The Greek yogurt smoothies are just what the doctor ordered and are large enough to share. Many versions of Benedict are available, my personal favorite is the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We ate here most mornings during our last vacation. Good was great, service is fast and prices reasonable. My favorite is the classic, eggs, sausage, lyonnaise potatoes, baked beans.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 Notre Dame Est, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Ville-Marie
  • Neighborhood: Ville-Marie
  • Phone Number: +1 514-861-2121

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 12

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

Description

Breakfast Brunch and Lunch . A la Carte Choices with Eggs theme . Serve Pasta, Salad, Appetizers, Desserts, Fruit Smoothies and everything that's Eggs.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?