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Eggspectation

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171 Bank St | Corner of Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1W5, Canada
+1 613-569-6505
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Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good31%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (15 reviews)
“poutine” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
171 Bank St | Corner of Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1W5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Atmosphere is decent with a loft style old factory feel. Service is extremely slow. Came within 2 minutes of leaving. Waited over 20 minutes to get a coffee and water. Waitress was pleasant. Not sure why everything was so painfully slow. Never asked if we...More

Thank Coconut62
Pradeep A, Guest Relations Manager at Eggspectation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your review. We're very sorry about your disappointing experience at Eggspectation. If you could please send us an email at info@eggspectation.com with the best way to reach you and include your full name, location that you dined at, location of your...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018

Situated iin the heart of downtown Ottawa, only a 5 minute walk from the Parliament Buildings, Eggspectation is affiliated with an international restaurant chain and offers egg-focused breakfast and a typical American-style lunch seven days per week. Located in the heart of the business district,...More

Thank lemenar
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

It is an ok place. The feel is like being in an unfinished place or in a soviet train station at the second or third class. The service is nice but very slow. Takes a lot of time to get a coffee. Got a meat...More

Thank thor2705
Pradeep A, Guest Relations Manager at Eggspectation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your review. We're very sorry about your disappointing experience at Eggspectation. If you could please send us an email at info@eggspectation.com with the best way to reach you and include your full name, location that you dined at, location of your...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve been going to Eggspectation in Montreal. Since I am moving to Ottawa I wanted to give it a chance - Not disappointed at all! Service was excellente, waiter more than polite he was pretty attentive. Food arrived at a very considerable time and HOT!...More

Thank Orovolante
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Had breakfast here last month. Ordered a ham & cheese omlette and it was good but not great. Service was a little slow, but overall not a bad option for breakfast anytime.

1  Thank Stirling B
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We went for breakfast on a Saturday morning, there was no wait to get a table. The service, food and value was great! Delicious smoothies and fruit. Good atmosphere, nice and bright upstairs.

Thank Tara-Lynn D
Pradeep A, Guest Relations Manager at Eggspectation, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Thank you for your high praises and taking the time to write a review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience so much, and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Everything was great, the food, the service, the atmosphere, all amazing. The only reason I have not rated this place 5 stars is the excessive use of single use plastic. Plastic straws in every drink, baked beans come in little plastic pots, milk in plastic...More

Thank IaoEvans
Reviewed 21 January 2018

When you get to this spot at Bank and Laurier, keep going up the street to Tims. Or Starbucks. Or just wait until the hot dog cart out front opens. All of them are better options than this place. First, it's loud. Nobody wants loud...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Eggspectation O, General Manager at Eggspectation, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Elizabeth, Thank you for your review. We're very sorry about your disappointing experience at Eggspectation. If you could please send us an email at info@eggspectation.com with the best way to reach you and include your full name, location that you dined at, location of your...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017

We did breakfast at this place and it was perfect. Eggs benny done perfect, I had the California dream benny and it was amazing just the right amount of smoked salmon with perfect poached eggs. My husband did the classic and it did not disappoint....More

Thank Lori G
Eggspectation O, General Manager at Eggspectation, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Lori, thanks so much for taking the time to write your review! We're so glad you had an opportunity to dine with us, and we appreciate all the compliments as we certainly strive to impress. We hope you'll join us again soon!

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

After visiting the Christmas market at the Aberdeen Pavilion, we decided to go for breakfast and my hubby said he wanted to treat me to EGGspectation! And I must say it was a treat! I had the regular two eggs bacon toast potato’s and side...More

Thank Linda K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday
6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Bank St | Corner of Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1W5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-569-6505
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Description
Breakfast Brunch and Lunch . A la Carte Choices with Eggs theme . Serve Pasta, Salad, Appetizers, Desserts, Fruit Smoothies and everything that's Eggs.
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