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West Egg Cafe

#58 of 3,250 Restaurants in Atlanta
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1100 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-8640
+1 404-872-3973
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Indiana
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As the title would indicate, if you judge the quality of a restaurant by the crowd it draws, this place must be pretty good because there is a rather large crowd milling about outside waiting for a table. It was Sunday around 11:30. I found a place to park on the street (not an easy thing to do in Atlanta)... More 

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Alabama
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89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wanted Breakfast for lunch...researched this place. It is listed as a top ten in Atlanta for breakfast food. Due to the reviews reporting long wait times; my friends and I decided to go an hour before closing on a Saturday. We were able to walk right in without any delays. There is seating in the building and seating on covered... More 

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Duluth, Georgia
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and atmosphere here are great, but the wait was ridiculous. We went early and still ended up with a 60-75 minute wait for seating. The option to purchase coffee or a drink while you wait was available, so we took advantage of that and indulged in a Mimosa or two. When our seats were ready, we were seated... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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161 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived, put our name on the list and sat outside in the sun waiting for our name to be called....and we were not disappointed. In fact, we sat at the bar and enjoyed speaking with the bartender and other staff while waiting for our food. The mimosas were lovely. The menu had so many options...I went with the special... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing. The coffee barista could have been alittle friendlier and welcoming though. Its family & friend atmosphere. Short ribs hash.

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New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

I did not really like this experience. The wait was EXTREMELY long and the food was sparse and really not that good for the money.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

We got there around 11:45 AM on a Sunday and the wait was 1 hour and 45 minutes. Unfortunately, they do not send texts or call when a table is ready, so you have to check back in if you would like to walk around to some of the surrounding shops, which is a little odd so I hope they... More 

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Auburn
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

Had the Peachtree plate with poached eggs and fried green tomatoes! Biscuits and grits outstanding! Maple cured Bacon was too sweet for my taste but coffees took the edge off

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Georgia
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70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

Looking for breakfast while my wife had an early business meeting on Saturday, I followed TA reviews to West Egg Café. As predicted, it was packed with a 15-20 minute wait for a solo seat at the bar and a 30+ minute wait for a table. Sensing my disappointment, the hostess asked if I would like the communal table and... More 

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Hampton, Georgia
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, good breakfast, nice atmosphere. Biscuits did not really have a taste, they are flour tasting, but the rest of the breakfast was good. Wish they had some different kinds of pancakes. This is a pricey breakfast. $18 before tip for 2 eggs, bacon, grits, biscuit, half a regular Belgian waffle and a good coffee. I believe you are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-8640
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 404-872-3973
Description
Southern comfort in a modern world. An independent restaurant, bakery, and coffeehouse with a vintage design evocative of the Westside's historic industrial corridor, serving Chef Andrew Smith's breakfast all day, lunch, and weekend brunch, Pastry Chef Carrie Hudson's comfort sweets, and locally-roasted Batdorf & Bronson coffee. Host to fried chicken pop-up Oddbird, the second Wednesday of every month, 5:30-9pm.

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