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The Egg and I

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Route 1, Wells, ME
2076468777
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been to many areas around the World, but always return to Maine. We enjoy all the quaint towns and speciality places to eat. Egg and I we seem to return to every year. If you like your eggs over easy, go here, they seem to be the only restaurant that can do it properly. If you want your... More 

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Thank Norma L
Baltimore, Maryland
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Imagine someone cheerfully fixing you breakfast exactly as you want it. Eggs as you wish, sides as you want them, drinks as you request and quickly too. No wonder there are lines out front waiting to get in for breakfast. Go early and enjoy the specialties, which we're told are eggs Benedict, omelets any way, muffins. I had the poached... More 

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Thank ShoreUR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate breakfast twice at The Egg and I during our Ogunquit vacation. Delicious food, friendly fast service and affordable prices. What's not to love?

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Thank Yvonnester
Salem
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was my first visit to The Egg & I in Wells Maine. There was a crowd waiting which was a hint that this was a special place and it proved to be true. We were warmly welcomed and service was prompt and friendly. The highlight was the delicious food....the best eggs benedict I have ever had. This destination is... More 

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Thank Kathleen W
Nashua, New Hampshire
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We went here (a group of four) on a busy Saturday morning - it had been recommended by friends, so despite the long line we decided to wait. I don't know how they do it, but I don't think we waited ten minutes! It would have been worth a long wait though ... EXCELLENT food, huge portions, very friendly staff.... More 

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Thank SkipperToo314
Corinth, Texas
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

PLEASING awesome goodness in every bite! Perfection on a big plate! Quality! Sweet server both visits. Just remember to bring CASH$. If you come early you won't have to hear your stomach growl waitlng for a table.

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Thank SerialMom100
Vestal
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Where to start they have differnent flavored pancakes that are yummy my husband had banana nut with chocolate chips and almond joy both pancake flavors where very yummy,they use real fruit for the pancakes . I had the french toast which was also very good. The waitresses both day where friendly and very helpful explaining the menu . Also if... More 

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Thank Penny B
Danvers, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, huge portions. I had one version of eggs benedict. Perfectly cooked with a delicious side of lightly seasoned home fries. We would go there for breakfast everyday.

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Thank Margo P
Barre, Vermont
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

We went to Wells, ME for our honeymoon in 2005! We just stumbled onto this place and decided to give it a go. They asked us if we knew what we wanted and when I said, No, that this is our first time here and we're on our honeymoon. The waitress made an announcement about it being our honeymoon everyone... More 

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Thank Rosie-Rogers2
Cheshire, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We had breakfast here while in Maine this summer. It was amazing. The hash was to DIE for! My granddaughter who is two just loved it and the staff was very nice (and patient)! It is busy, and you will probably have to wait, but the efficient staff keeps things moving along and besides - you want to get on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 1, Wells, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: 2076468777
Description
Breakfast primarily

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