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The Egg & I Restaurant- Portland

139 Riverside St, Portland, ME 04103-1041
+1 207-747-4155
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (17 reviews)
“french toast” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
139 Riverside St, Portland, ME 04103-1041
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great breakfast, wonderful menu selection, including whole grains and GF options ...coffee very good as well!

1  Thank Pat H
Lindsay D, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurant- Portland, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

You're the best, Pat. Thanks for taking the time to share. We hope you can enjoy breakfast with us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I️ didn’t expect this in a quick breakfast place but I️ loved the steel cut oatmeal and avocado toast. And their orchard roast juice with carrots, ginger, apple, orange and lime juice was good too. My daughter love her strawberry banana waffle. The fruit was...More

1  Thank Denny S
Lindsay D, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurant- Portland, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We love to see this, Denny. Thanks so much for taking the time to let everyone know. We look forward to seeing you next time for your best breakfast yet.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

October 2017. I ate at The Egg & I – Portland as I was staying at the Ramada Portland next door. Having sampled the disappointing breakfast at Becky’s Diner the previous morning, I thought I’d give “The Egg & I” a try. I’m so glad...More

1  Thank surfyboy1973
Lindsay D, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurant- Portland, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for giving us a try! We are over the moon happy to hear you enjoyed having breakfast with us. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at a nearby hotel and stopped in for breakfast. This was our frst time to eat at The Egg and I and we were very surprised by the depth and quality of the menu items from which to choose. We had the Lobster...More

1  Thank Suzy K
Lindsay D, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurant- Portland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for this awesome review and recommendation, Suzy! And thanks for stopping in while you were in town. We strive to always provide the best breakfast and service possible. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 15 October 2017

The Egg and I is our go-to place for breakfast when we stay at the attached Ramada Plaza hotel. They have an extensive breakfast menu with all the standards, and then some. Everything we have tried has been good. During our stay I tried two...More

1  Thank MarLa54
Lindsay D, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurant- Portland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow. I truly loved reading this. We are just thrilled to hear you have thoroughly enjoyed your breakfast every time. We strive to always do our best. We look forward to seeing you next time!

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Service and food was great. Short wait for table. Across from our hotel Better food too. It was very clean.

1  Thank wasqaz
Lindsay D, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurant- Portland, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thanks for this delightful review. We strive to always do our best and provide the best breakfast in town. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 October 2017

We stayed at the Ramada and decided to stop in for breakfast. We were certainly glad we did! I don't think I can say enough good things about The Egg & I, except that we will DEFINITELY be back!! The restaurant is exceptionally clean (including...More

1  Thank MrsKB2_11
Lindsay D, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurant- Portland, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Wow. I loved reading your review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your breakfast. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I was staying at the Ramada Plaza that is connected to The Egg & I. We enjoyed a nice breakfast. The omelette and herbed potatoes were tasty and served hot. The corned beef hash was lacking flavor and disappointing. It was great having the small...More

2  Thank Michelle C
Lindsay D, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurant- Portland, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thanks so much for stopping in, Michelle! It is our goal to WOW each and every guest that visits us, so I am saddened to hear this wasn’t the case with you! We do hope you give us another chance in the future to do...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a favorite local breakfast rendezvous. The food is much fresher than at some other local breakfast places, with interesting new dishes piloted every now and then. There's plenty of choice, depending on whether you want a classic breakfast, something southwestern style, vegetarian, etc....More

2  Thank missmickey
Lindsay D, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurant- Portland, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Wow! Thank you for this fabulous review!! We are thrilled you enjoy breakfasting with us! Can't wait to see you next time!!!!

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Lobster omlett, crab cake and eggs, for a unique take on breakfast try this place. Seating was fast as busy as it was. Menu ,drinks and order taking quick. Food served quickly as well. Home fries a little on cool side but omlett and toast...More

2  Thank StopNEat
Lindsay D, Guest Relations Manager at The Egg & I Restaurant- Portland, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks so much for stopping in!!! It is our goal to WOW each and every guest that visits us, so I am saddened to hear this wasn’t the case with you! We look forward to seeing you next time and showing you what The Egg...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Riverside St, Portland, ME 04103-1041
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-747-4155
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Description
Serving Breakfast and Lunch all day. We also have a large meeting room with free WiFi and large screen TV for Business Meetings or Celebrations. Extensive menu with many unique items.
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