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Eggspectation

12 Notre Dame Est, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1B7, Canada (Ville-Marie)
514-861-2121
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Ranked #236 of 4,473 Restaurants in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Ville-Marie
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

After a pleasant morning at la Cathédrale de Notre-Dame, a quick stroll down and you'll have the best brunch around. Affordably priced. Delicious food. You will not go wrong with the eggs benny. Or have some fluffy pancakes that would make perfect beds. My lady enjoyed a Bloody Mary but I fell in love with the freshly squeezed OJ. If... More

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Found this lovely little bistro next to the hotel we were staying at in central Montreal . Great choice of breakfast( open from 8 a.m.) large portions , great service and good atmosphere. It was also very busy for early in the morning which is always a good sign . Fruit juice, two breakfasts, toast and coffee for two-$28, brilliant... More

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I stopped in twice for breakfast while vacationing in Montreal, Canada and I must say that the meal was awesome! clean establishment and right next to a starbucks- my all time favorite place for a good cup of coffee. They offer an outside terrace dining that allows you to people watch on a good day while the weather permits while... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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138 reviews 138 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We had breakfast here our last day of vacation before touring the basilica. The restaurant is located just down the street. Service was incredibly slow in a restaurant that was almost empty. We never quite figured out what the problem was. Food was fine, nothing out of the ordinary. We selected Eggs Florentine - Two poached eggs, sautéed spinach and... More

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Cleveland Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

As our hotel did not provide breakfast we were out and about looking for a good start to our day. This little restaurant was awesome. Near Old Montreal, they served great omelets and delicious lyonnaise potatoes at reasonable prices.

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Ipswich, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Our first visit but definitely not our last. Took our daughter to breakfast after moving her into her college apartment. The place was bustling with activity. Great waitress, prompt coffee and water, delicious food and all at a terrific value. Our daughter said the pancakes were the best she'd ever had, and the Lyonnaise potatoes are yummy!

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NYC
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Varied menu with a focus on eggs, and breakfast food. Good service and reasonably priced (about $15 an entree). We came early and had no wait and sat outside.

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Santa Monica, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We ate breakfast here one morning during the MTL JazzFest because we were staying in the Hyatt. The atmosphere is lively as it faces a busy pedestrian corner and plaza. There's some limited outdoor seating on the patio. The plates remind of a slightly gentrified truck stop. The food was filling but not particularly healthy. A decent stop, but probably... More

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New Haven CT
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87 reviews 87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Wife and I both had eye opener breakfast, 2 eggs, toast, home fries, 1 slice of watermelon , pineapple and grapefruit.. 7.50 in an area of 18 dollar breakfasts. Total 28.00 with 1 B Mary and tip. Filled on Sunday morning, a full house is never wrong.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Stumbled across this little gem while visiting on our 10th wedding anniversary. Whilst from the outside the place looks a little bit bland the food is devine. The fresh pressed juices are thick and filling in their own right. I had eggs benedict on both visits and cannot fault either. It was the best I have ever tasted. I also... More

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