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West Egg Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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OMELETTES
simply the best you’ve ever had. fluffed and folded to perfection, served with english muffin and potatoes or tomato wheels. egg whites, $1 extra
9.75
Bandito
chorizo, green chiles, onion, guacamole and cheese topped with sour cream, served with salsa and tortilla
9.25
The Bacado
california inspired, featuring bacon, guacamole, jack cheese and a side of homemade salsa
9.5
Best Western
ham, onions, green peppers and cheese. a denver by any other name
8.25
The Spicoli
broccoli and cheese
8.5
Very Veggie
crisp diced veggies and cheese
7.25
Add Ham, Bacon, Sausage, Corned Beef Or Mushrooms 9.25
Cheese
PANCAKES
flapjacks, griddle cakes, call ‘em what you like. we always make them fresh from scratch with fresh-ground whole wheat flour
8.75
Strawnana Cakes
fresh strawberries, bananas and whipped cream make this a delicious morning treat
8.95
Crunchberry
blueberries and granola
8.95
Blues & Cashews
the ultimate gourmet pancakes
8.75
Berried Treasures
loaded with blueberries
7.5
Hailey’s English Walnut
our special recipe! whole wheat flour, high in fiber, rich in protein and wonderful tasting
8.75
Bluegerm
berries and wheat germ
7.75
Wheat Germ
crunchy and delicious
7.25
Plain
simply delicious
WAFFLES
8.95
Strawberry Waffle
fresh berries and whipped cream
6.75
Plain Waffle
with butter and syrup
BUTTER AND SYRUP
7.5
It’s French Of Course
with a special raisin bread dipped in a batter of cream, eggs, real vanilla, cinnamon and brown sugar
Add Ham, Bacon Or Sausage (turkey Or Pork) 8.95
Further Conversation
7.25
Dr. Laff’s Fitness French Toast
take bagel slices, dip ‘em in egg whites and grill ‘til golden. served up with our apple compote. a low-fat delight!
TO YOUR HEALTH
8.25
Carl’s Cool Creation
an egg white scramble of mushrooms, fresh spinach and lean chicken meat topped with low-cholesterol cheese and served with a side of marinara sauce
7.95
The Denver Scramble
egg whites scrambled with onions, green peppers and lean canadian bacon topped with low-cholesterol cheese
7.95
Clara’s Con Salsa
a skillet layered with corn tortillas, scrambled egg whites, diced green chiles, onions and salsa topped with low-cholesterol cheese
7.95
The Heartland
egg whites scrambled with diced veggies and topped with low-cholesterol cheese. served with a bran muffin
6.5
The Scoop
scoop of tuna salad or chicken salad on a bed of lettuce and tomatoes with cottage cheese and fresh fruit
9.5
Fruit Bowl
the season’s finest, diced, sliced, topped with cottage cheese and served with a homemade muffin
7.5
Breakfast Salad
layers of granola, yogurt, fruit and nuts in a parfait glass, served with a homemade muffin
4.5
Oatmeal
served with raisins, brown sugar and the homemade muffin of the day
5.5
Granola
topped with blueberries or strawberries
EGGSELLENCE
some great fun dishes we have perfected for your enjoyment. egg whites, $1 extra
9.5
Rod’s Country Fried
country fried steak topped with our famous country gravy and served with eggs, potatoes and an english muffin
8.95
Feta Frittata
feta cheese and spinach in an open-faced omelette and topped with diced tomatoes and kalamata olives. served with potatoes and an english muffin
8.95
The Swiss Account
stash this one away! eggs, ham, mushrooms and swiss cheese baked to perfection, then topped with black olives, tomatoes and sour cream
8.95
The Grabowski
the common fan’s favorite! a smoked polish sausage, split and grilled, then covered with a special honey-mustard, onions and melted swiss cheese. extra points scored by potatoes and two eggs
8.5
The Michelangelo
an italian frittata loaded with mushrooms, italian sausage, green peppers, olives, pepperoni and provolone
8.95
Breakfast Burrito
a flour tortilla stuffed with chorizo or chicken, green chiles, onions and scrambled eggs, then smothered in homemade salsa, cheese and sour cream
9.25
Bleu Bayou
eggs, bleu cheese, fresh spinach, bacon and diced tomatoes scrambled together, served with potatoes and an english muffin
8.95
Magmile Mushrooms
an upscale dish of seasoned and sautéed mushroom caps, draped in bubbly cheese and served with two eggs, potatoes and an english muffin
8.95
Grandma Meechie’s Country Hash
corned beef hash with two eggs, any style, served with an english muffin
8.95
Dixie Delight
homemade biscuits, country gravy, sausage and two eggs, plus potatoes make this a down home favorite
THE BENEDICTION
9.95
Eggs Benedict
sear the canadian bacon, toast the english muffin, poach the eggs and ladle on the hollandaise. a classic!
9.95
Veggie Benedict
our soon-to-be-famous creation. an english muffin layered with tomato wheels, diced veggies, artichoke hearts, poached eggs and hollandaise sauce
10.5
Albuquerque Turkey Benedict
avocado slices, shaved turkey breast and poached eggs, stacked on english muffins and covered with hollandaise sauce
SKILLETS
served with a toasted english muffin egg whites, $1 extra
9.5
The Original
get a handle on these hearty dishes. we layer a ceramic skillet with steaming potatoes topped with your selection from below, then sprinkle with melted cheese. we hold it all together with two basted eggs. choose one of our five selections: diced veggies; bacon and onion; ham and mushrooms; bacon, onion and country gravy; salsa, onions and green chiles; corned beef hash
9.75
Special Skillet
chorizo, onions, green chiles & guacamole
EGG SPECIALS
8.95
Huevos Rancheros “our Way”
fresh corn tortillas layered with two eggs, topped with salsa, chorizo, melted cheese, guacamole and sour cream. a real fiesta of flavors!
8.5
American Eggspress
fresh spinach, diced bacon, tomatoes, jack cheese and sour cream
8.25
The Big Easy
a cajun delight! andouille sausage, onions, red peppers and eggs scrambled together, lightly dusted with cajun spice and topped with melted cheese
9.25
Myron & Phil’s Scramble
lox, grilled onions and eggs scrambled together for a traditional treat. served with a bagel, cream cheese and potatoes
9.95
El Patron’s Fajita
chicken breast, peppers, onions and tomatoes sizzled on the grill and topped with cheese. served with a side of guacamole, salsa, sour cream and tortillas
APPETIZERS
3.5
Chips & Salsa
4.95
Chips & Guacamole
3.95
Mushroom Caps & Cheese
4.95
Jalapeno Poppers
Cheese 4.95
Chicken Or Chorizo 6.5
Quesadilla
Bacon, Onions And Cheese 4.95
Chili, Cheese And Guacamole 5.5
Potato Skins
6.95
Nachos
corn chips layered with chili, cheese, guacamole, tomatoes and sour cream
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Cafe
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews brunch pancakes potatoes huevos rancheros frittata french toast corned beef hash fast service great place for breakfast large portions were seated quickly great menu service was great downtown chicago seated right away the magnificent mile michigan ave
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Reviewed yesterday

I went here twice during my 5-day stay to Chicago, once for lunch and once for breakfast. The service is extremely fast, portions are generous, and food is great. The omelettes are fantastic. Great value at this restaurant.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 14jkc
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came on a Saturday about 10 a.m. The place was lined up out the door but they put people through fast. We were seated within 15 minutes. The waiter was as friendly and knowledgeable as they get and recommended our choices. The portions were...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Motorbragg
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great little breakfast place. We were in town for some business and were getting tired of the standard hotel fare, so we asked the front desk for an old school breakfast place and they recommended the West Egg Café. The staff was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank tswolfe65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of menu options and the staff works very hard to seat tables and provide service. A nice atmosphere where you don't feel rushed and can enjoy your meal.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank TravelLover4Ever_27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place just around the corner from our hotel and have had breakfast here twice. Excellent selection at great prices plenty of coffee and really good service... highly recommended.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JohnandJennie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really good breakfast here, maybe you can have 1 plate for every 2 adults. Food is amazing and have a lot of variety. Waiters and cashier were really friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jpmfv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually go to the same place for breakfast/brunch when we're in Chicago on the weekend. But I noticed that West Egg, only a block from our hotel, wasn't crowded when I was out for a morning walk. So we decided to give the place...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank larryd6578
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The breakfast food here is delicious and the service is great. The restaurant is in a convenient location in downtown Chicago. Would go again!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank B025
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was in Chicago for a conference and loved this place so much we came back the next day. Fantastic coffee, ambiance, service, prices, food--all amazing! Highly recommend!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ajaxwinkle
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Visited here for breakfast when in Chicago. Service was top notch and the food as good. You won’t be disappointed!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank MJ3110
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