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The Chicken or the Egg

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

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CUISINES
American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

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Menu

DRINKS
Sodas, lemonade, iced tea, hot tea, coffee and iced coffee are bottomless!
4.99
Make It a Malted 0.29
Old Fashioned Milkshake
With whipped cream & cherry. Choose chocolate, vanilla, b&w, strawberry, Oreo or ask about the shake of the day!
3.79
Root Beer Float
2.59
Real-Brewed Tetley Iced Tea
unsweetened, sweet or raspberry
2.59
Soda
Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mtn Dew, Sierra Mist, Mug Root Beer
2.79
Flavorize your Soda
chocolate, cherry, vanilla, strawberry
2.99
Arnold Palmer
fresh squeezed lemonade and tetley tea (sweet or unsweet)
2.99
Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
2.99
Strawberry Lemonade
2.59
3.59
Fresh Squeezed OJ
1.89
2.89
Ruby Red Grapefruit
apple, tomato or cranberry juices
OMELETS
Breakfast served any time! If you want to make an omelet you gotta break some eggs. 3 of 'em grade-A large, served with home fries and toast. Add A Pancake For $1.99. "Surprise" your home fries with peppers, onions and jack cheese $2
8.99
Midwestern
onion, green pepper, country ham & cheddar
8.99
Add Cheese 0.5
Veggie
onion, pepper, mushroom, tomato & fresh spinach
8.99
BCT
bacon, cheddar & ripe tomato
8.99
Florentine
leaf spinach, fresh mozzarella & ripe tomato
8.99
Mexicano
onion, pepper, fresh salsa, house made crumbled chorizo, jack cheese
8.99
Greek
spinach, tomato, feta
9.99
Philly Cheesesteak
shaved ribye, peppers, onions, mushrooms and provolone
8.99
Buffalo Chicken
grilled chicken and American cheese with one of our 17 famous sauces and a side of blue cheese or ranch
8.99
Porkolator
porkroll, ham, bacon, sausage and cheddar cheese
7.29
Plain 'Ol Cheese
choose from American, swiss, cheddar, feta, provolone, crumbled blue cheese, jack, pepper jack or mozzarella (fresh, smoked or regular)
EGG SANDWICHES
Made with grade A large fried eggs, served with home fried potatoes. "Surprise" your home fries with peppers, onions and jack cheese $2. Add an egg for $0.99. Sub an Udi's gluten free bun (add $0.99)
5.29
With Bacon, Ham, Porkroll or Sausage 6.99
Eggwich
one egg and cheese on a choice of pub roll, grilled bagel, buttermilk biscuit or flaky croissant
9.99
Jersey Devil
two eggs, 3 slices of taylor ham (porkroll) and spicy pepper jack cheese on a grilled jalapeno cheddar bagel, served with home fries surprise (homefries topped with peppers, onions, jack and cheddar)
7.99
Buffalo Chegger
grilled chicken, egg and American cheese with one of our 17 famous sauces on a pub roll with a side of blue cheese or ranch
8.99
Holy Porkwich 10.99
Porkwich
2 eggs, bacon, ham, porkroll, sausage and American cheese piled high on a pub roll. Make it a 'Holy Porkwich' same ridiculous amount of stuff but served on two pieces of thick french toast!
8.29
Goshdarnwich
one egg, bacon & cheese between two slices of thick french toast, served with a side of maple syrup
8.29
Sunrise BLT
one egg, cherrywood smoked bacon, American cheese, leaf lettuce, tomato, avocado and mayo on white toast
The Egg Hoagie
any one of our omelettes on a fresh Liscio's hoagie roll (priced according to omelet selection)
EGG PLATTERS
Any way you want 'em! Add another Egg! $0.99. "Surprise" your home fries with peppers, onions and jack cheese $2. Add a side of your favorite Chegg wing sauce for dippin' $0.59
5.29
The Standards
2 grade A large eggs any style with home fries and choice of white, 7 grain wheat, rye, Thomas' English muffin or biscuit. With Jones Farm bacon, ham, sausage, porkroll, Godshall farms turkey bacon, Jones Farm chicken sausage, corned beef hash or Pennsylvania Dutch scrapple $8.58
11.99
Steak & Eggs
charbroiled 8oz. NY strip and two eggs any style with home fried potatoes and choice of white, 7 grain wheat, rye toast, Thomas' English muffin or biscuit
11.99
Fried Steak and Eggs
deep fried sirloin steak with country sausage gravy, 2 eggs any style, home fries and a buttermilk biscuit
10.99
Protein Platter
3 egg whites, 2 pieces of grilled chicken, spinach and avocado
9.29
The local Yolkal
two eggs, two strips of bacon, home fries, toast and choice of pancakes or french toast
10.29
The Hungry Man
two eggs, two strips of bacon, one sausage link, home fries, toast and choice of pancakes or french toast
14.99
Breakfast Chicken and Waffle
belgian waffle topped with fried chicken tenders, sausage gravy and two eggs any style, served with home fried potatoes
SIDES
3.29
Jones Farm Cherrywood Smoked Bacon
3.29
Thuman's Link Sausage
3.29
Jones Farm Chicken Sausage
3.29
Country Ham
3.29
Godshall Farms all Natural Turkey Bacon
3.29
Porkroll (Taylor Ham)
3.29
Habbersett Pennsylvania Dutch Scrapple
3.29
Corned Beef Hash
3.49
Quaker® Oatmeal
2.59
Kellogg's® Cereal
SIGNATURE PANCAKES
Tall 8.99
Short 7.99
Jersey Cakes
As seen on QVC! buttermilk cakes filled with bacon, sausage and Trenton's own Taylor Ham
Tall 8.99
Short 7.99
Very Berry Pancakes
our fluffy cakes topped with every fresh berry in our arsenal
Tall 7.99
Short 6.99
Peanutbuttercup Pancakes
our fluffy cakes filled with chocolate morsels and Reese's® peanut butter chips
Tall 7.99
Short 6.99
Blueberry Walnut Pancakes
fresh jersey blues and walnuts mixed right in the batter
Tall 7.99
Short 6.99
Peanut Butter Banana Pancakes
Reese's® peanut butter chips and fresh banana purée folded into the batter
SIGNATURE FRENCH TOAST & WAFFLES
8.99
1/2 Order 5.99
Cinnamon Roll French Toast
our fresh baked cinnamon roll, egg batter dipped and griddled, ridiculous
Tall 8.99
Short 7.99
Stuffed French Toast
our texas style french toast stuffed with fresh strawberries and cream cheese then drizzled with a sweet berry compote
Tall 8.99
Short 7.99
Apple Cobbler French Toast
our texas style french toast topped with powdered sugar and warm homemade apple cobbler
9.29
Waffle Sundae
a thick Belgian waffle topped with powdered sugar, vanilla ice cream, hot fudge, whipped cream & walnuts
GRIDDLE STANDARDS
Add as many of the following as you want ($0.79 each): bananas, raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, peaches, raisins, granola, walnuts, candied walnuts, chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, whipped cream (fruits are fresh and may vary according to season). A la mode add $1.99
Tall 6.99
Short 5.99
Buttermilk Pancakes
our classic recipe, made fresh daily
Tall 6.99
Short 5.99
Texas Style French Toast
extra thick, egg battered, griddled with powdered sugar
Whole 6.99
Half 4.99
Belgian Waffle
traditional thick waffle with powdered sugar
SOUTHWEST CORNER
"surprise" your homefries with peppers, onions and jack cheese $2
8.99
California Breakfast Burrito
egg whites, Jones Farm chicken sausage, home fries, avocado, cilantro and pepper jack cheese all stuffed into a sundried tomato wheat tortilla with a side of sliced watermelon
8.29
Burrito Gordito
scrambled eggs, onion, pepper, chorizo sausage and jack cheese wrapped in a soft flour tortilla with sides of sour cream, fresh salsa and home fries
6.99
Breakfast Quesadilla
scrambled eggs, onion, pepper and jack cheese in a crisp flour tortilla with sides of sour cream, salsa and home fries
9.99
Add Fresh Guac 2
Mexican Scramble Melt
three eggs, potatoes, peppers, onions, crumbled chorizo sausage, tomatoes, and cilantro all scrambled together and topped with melted jack and cheddar, served with a warm flour tortilla, sour cream and salsa
EVERY THING ELSE!
9.99
Farmhouse Scramble Melt
a heapin' helpin' of scrambled eggs, onions, peppers, mushrooms, bacon, sausage, ham and potatoes, smothered in cheddar, served with a buttermilk biscuit
7.59
Yogurt Parfait
Chobani greek yogurt with fresh berries, granola, a touch of honey and powdered sugar
7.99
Sausage Gravy 0ver Buttermilk Biscuits
a southern classic served with home fries
7.99
SOS
Creamed chip beef served over toast points with home fries. Come on, you know you want it!
8.99
Buffalo Breakfast Wrap
fried chicken tenders buffalized in your choice of one of our 17 famous sauces, scrambled eggs, cherrywood smoked bacon, melted jack and crumbled blue cheese wrapped up in a sundried tomato wheat tortilla, served with home fries and a side blue cheese or ranch dressing
7.99
Without Eggs 6.29
Avocado Toast and Eggs
our 7 grain wheat toast topped with fork smashed avocado, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, cracked pepper and a lemon wedge, served with two eggs any style
About
When we boast that there is something for everyone, it's not without merit. There are classic items and ones that are completely original and unique. And then there are the wings... A lot of places talk a good buffalo wing, but the "Chegg" as it is now commonly known, truly delivers. The wings are big, juicy and available in 17 sauces, both Original Breaded, or Naked. The Chicken or the Egg has become know locally and Nationally for these big beauties. And best of all, the whole menu (breakfast too) is available 24 hours a day (in season). But for us, it's not just about the food. It's about family. It's about camaraderie. It' s about good times. So come io in and join the family. Join the fun.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, BYOB
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Reviewed yesterday

Well they're the only restaurant open late in the area we were staying so the place was packed. We ordered breakfast sandwiches at 12:30am and they were awesome, my girlfriend loved hers and i had the egg, cheese, bacon biscuit and it was really good.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Dwayne S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The wings here are great! This is a very family friendly restaurant! The New England clam chowder is also excellent!!!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Mompells5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS PLACE. Clever menu, excellent food, staff was amazing. It's a must at LBI Beach Haven area. You honestly dont know what you order because you want it a.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank VERNGonnello
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard they sold and we were worried it wouldn't be the same - and it wasn't. The food was ok but the atmosphere has clearly changed - servers not as friendly - just seemed way off.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Chris W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Comfort food at its best! The wings are my all time favorite, so many sauce choices and they are meaty! Went with a group of 8 and we all had a great time!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank rogeraskins
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the wings here!! The mild buffalo and the bee stinger are absolute favorites! My only wish for this place is that they would not coat their french fries in flour.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Maradenver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must when you visit the island!! So unique and fun! Great food and service is always present!!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Justmarried92812
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my Mom’s and my first time here today with my Aunt (past guest) and we absolutely loved it!! My Mom has the Dragon Burger and I had the Eggwich. Everything was cooked as asked and tasted great!! We will definitely be going here...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Courts1015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, excellent service, prices are reasonable. Wait to get in for breakfast is rather long but their estimate for wait time was within 5 mins. Modern wait time system lets you know to come back to restaurant in time to get table

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank waynek610
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Going to keep this short. Great food. Great waiters and waitresses. Went here numerous times. If you can believe it, with the traffic that comes through this place. They have management that leads. Everyone knows their job and they all work extremely hard. Great fun...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Michael R
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Robert C
September 7, 2017|
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Response from goinmobile68 | Reviewed this property |
I just grabbed my takeout menu & gluten free isn't indicated, but I've always found the staff to be helpful (I'm not gluten free, but have other food concerns) I'd just ask & I'm sure they'd check it out. A family member... More
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July 9, 2017|
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Response from MissyW82 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! It is Byo😀
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July 7, 2017|
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Response from Russell W | Reviewed this property |
Wednesday nite.
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