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Egg Harbor Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017, 2019 Winner


American, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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*Ingredients Choices for Skillets & Scramblers - Bacon, Ham, Sausage, Canadian Bacon, Turkey Bacon, Chicken Sausage, Chorizo, Tomatoes, Mushroom, Spinach, Red Peppers, Green Peppers, Jalapeño, Onions, Roasted Red Peppers, Avocado, Artichoke, Zucchini, Jack & Cheddar Cheese, Mozzarella Cheese, Cream Cheese, Pepper Jack Cheese, Bleu Cheese, Swiss Cheese
Made with three scrambled eggs. Served with an English muffin and house-made preserves
Garden Scrambler
Mushrooms, spinach and diced tomato, topped with Monterey Jack cheese and sour cream
Joe's Healthy Chicken Sausage Scrambler
Chicken sausage, mushrooms, leaf spinach and roasted onion scrambled into three egg whites topped with low-fat Mozzarella cheese. Served with fresh fruit and a wheat English muffin
Lobster Scrambler
Lobster meat, cream cheese and chives, topped with savory hollandaise sauce. Served with Harbor potatoes
Create Your Own Scrambler
Three ingredients* of your choice. Served with Harbor potatoes
A generous skillet of our Harbor potatoes layered with fresh ingredients and topped with two eggs, any style. Served with an English muffin and house-made preserves
San Antonio Skillet
Spicy chorizo sausage, diced bacon, fresh jalapeño, onion and tomato with melted Pepper Jack cheese
Quinoa Skillet
A bed of quinoa with red pepper, zucchini, avocado, black beans and low-fat Mozzarella cheese. Served with a wheat English muffin
Ultimate Skillet
Ham, mushroom, green pepper, onion and tomato. Topped with melted Jack and Cheddar cheeses
Matt's Meaty Skillet
Diced bacon, ham and sausage, with melted Jack and Cheddar cheeses
Create Your Own Skillet
Harbor potatoes layered with three ingredients* of your choice
Eggceptional Skillet Combo
A smaller skillet with your choice of three ingredients* topped with one egg, any style. Served with a slice of Banana Bread French Toast and fresh fruit
Harbor Signature Pancakes
Our special recipe, made with whole wheat, topped with butter
Blueberry Pancakes
Served with blueberry compote and topped with butter
Gluten-Free Pancakes
Created with a blend of brown rice, white rice, sweet rice and tapioca flours
Cinnamon Roll French Toast
Drizzled with glaze, dusted with powdered sugar
Texas French Toast
Extra thick slices topped with whipped butter and dusted with cinnamon sugar
Banana Bread French Toast
Topped with powdered sugar and fresh sliced bananas
Original Belgian Waffle
Dusted with powdered sugar, topped with butter
Sam's Swedish Pancakes
Sprinkled with powdered sugar and served with lingonberries and lingonberry butter
Make It a Combo
A smaller portion of your favorite Griddle item, served with two eggs, and a choice of bacon or sausage. All just for extra
Barrington Benedict
A classic! Grilled Canadian bacon and poached eggs atop an English muffin with our delicious hollandaise sauce. Served with Harbor potatoes; Half Barrington Benedict
Farmer's Market Benedict
Fresh baby spinach, vine-ripened tomato and artichoke on a toasted English muffin with poached eggs and fresh basil hollandaise. Served with Harbor potatoes
Served with a small salad and Harbor potatoes
California Club
Turkey, avocado, crisp bacon, tomato, Jack cheese and lettuce piled high on multigrain bread with mayonnaise
California Tuna Melt
Gourmet tuna salad with fresh avocado, vine-ripened tomato, red onion and melted Cheddar cheese on grilled sourdough bread
Lobster Salad Melt
Our homemade lobster salad with fresh avocado, vine-ripened tomato and melted Cheddar on grilled sourdough bread
Egg Salad Melt
Homemade egg salad grilled on sourdought bread with tomato, avocado and melted Cheddar and Jack cheeses
Door County Melt
Our famous all white-meat chicken salad blended with dried cranberries, toasted pecans and crisp diced apples grilled on multigrain bread with Jack and Cheddar cheeses and ripe tomato
Chicken and Avocado Grill
Grilled chicken breast, avocado, tomato, low-fat Mozzarella cheese and herbed mayonnaise on grilled, thick-cut Texas toast
Grilled Cheese and Egg
A sharp aged Wisconsin Cheddar, Monterey Jack and mild Cheddar cheeses on grilled sourdough with avocado, house-made bacon jam, tomato and an over-hard egg
Served with a small salad and Harbor potatoes. Add cheese. Add bacon. Add a fried egg
Grass-Fed Burger
Half-pound of juicy, tender grass fed Angus beef on a bakery bun with leaf lettuce, vine-ripened tomato, pickle planks and red onion
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is so cute. It's a place for family and friends to feel at home. The food is freshly prepared. If you love eggs scrambled or omelletes, this is the place to discover. The servers are so nice. They also sell cute cups.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank tisha52
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Egg Harbor in Arlington Heights expanded several years ago so those of you who found it too cramped or too small should give it another try. Unfortunately, they have also changed their menu and taken off some old favorites. While I know that it's...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

Good and great restaurant to have a wonderful breakfast. Everything is fresh and delicious. I really recommend this place

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank brendarubero
Reviewed May 8, 2019

Food is good. They serve breakfast and lunch. I manly go for lunch. Their soups (seasonal) are good. I like the salads with fruit and the chicken sandwiches.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Q6487DGbarbaraw
Reviewed April 22, 2019

Great tasting food and wonderful service with very friendly servers in a clean environment! A bit pricey but good quality food.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank boopdboop
Reviewed April 13, 2019

This place has excellent food for breakfast. You can choose a variety of breakfast items on the menu. The food is always fresh.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank K383VRjohnk
Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

I had their gf door county melt. My absolute favorite! My only complaints are I wish they had more gf options. And maybe a little cheaper

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank annouls
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Very friendly atmosphere. Great Food. Not just breakfast food, either. Lunch and Breakfast Specials daily. The best coffee too.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gina T
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere and the staff is super friendly and attentive. While food comes out super fast, you never feel like they are rushing you. Anything you need is here before you ask for it!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Janearlington
Reviewed November 24, 2018

Will never go to Egg Harbor Cafe again. I will spend my money where people are polite. I did not like the crowd at all, rude and looking down their noses. The woman are typical rich wanta bees, who are rude to each other and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PauloJ5_148
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