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The Egg & I

American, ,
1242 Garner Rd W, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 3K9, Canada
+1 905-648-0344
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“pancakes” (12 reviews)
“rye toast” (2 reviews)
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American, Canadian, Diner
1242 Garner Rd W, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 3K9, Canada
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Although the decor is a bit more 'trendy' don't let the reviews fool you, this is just a plain Jane breakfast spot. Nothing spectacular to report, but no complaints as well. Would definitely visit again. People stop giving everything that's edible 5*s

1  Thank Mike R
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Listen. This is not a fine dining establishment by any means. It's clean and can get pretty busy and noisy at times. But if you want a decent breakfast at a good price you can't go wrong. I eat here regularly with friends and the...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

So I thought things would not go well when I was brought an omelette I didn't order, but I was starving so I dug in and was I glad I did! I mentioned it to the waitress to actually thank her because it was better...More

Thank Macgirl75
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Breakfast food time is anytime for my wife and I, and this is where we go if we don't make it ourselves. It is a 20 min drive to get there for us but that doesn't stop us. Consistently perfect breakfast served with lightning speed...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A very relaxing place for breakfast with a few friends or small group. Very quick service and good variety of food. Pleasant, well organized staff.

Thank Ramuse63045
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I really enjoyed the fresh squeezed orange juice. The egg and i is a great place to get an in and out breakfast. I would choose it if your in the area!

Thank Que B
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We go there mostly for the all day breakfast. Ask them to deep fry their homefries and you will have the perfect breakfast.

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Came from shopping in Hamilton and stopped off for supper. Several specials were offered over and above their menu meals. Specials included coffee (or tea), soup of the day (home made) and dessert. Greeted and seated by staff (Michelle) and immediately offered a drink before...More

Thank Ted S
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We have frequented this restaurant often, and it is fairly consistent, and for quick, substantial meals, this is the place. It is hard to stray to other parts of the menu beside breakfast as they do seem to do that the best. In recent years,...More

Thank Emily1960
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

This is my husband's favourite breakfast restaurant. Great "greasy spoon" food, XL portions, costs less than home. It's always packed, especially on weekends, but the service is fast and they get you seated pretty quickly.

Thank Josie F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Canadian, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1242 Garner Rd W, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 3K9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton  >  Ancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 905-648-0344
Our breakfast menu offers locally farmed fresh grade A eggs, a variety of specialty omelettes or you can ask to create your own; the BEST eggs benedict, which is prepared to satisfy all tastes; freshly prepared hand cut grilled home fries seasoned to perfection, deep fried or plain; In-house made fresh ‘n fluffy buttermilk pancakes, Belgium waffles or Texas French toast all available with a variety of toppings for you to personalize Our Lunch menu features in house made 100% beef burgers; A Swiss mushroom burger topped with sauteed chopped fresh mushrooms and melted Swiss cheese; Homemade soups and an assortment of hot/cold Sandwiches try our famous Club house and roast beef melts cooked in house with fresh turkey and roast beef for anytime of the day. Come For Dinner and enjoy a variety of salads, fresh chicken, and in house made fish & chips with coleslaw. Recommended entrees: a 10oz New York Steak grilled the way you like and loaded with sauteed mushrooms; liver & onions; pasta, with or without meat sauce.
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