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$$ - $$$American, Cafe,
12 Notre Dame Est, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1B7, Canada
+1 514-861-2121
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (40 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (48 reviews)
“potatoes” (41 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Notre Dame Est, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1B7, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful young man took excellent care of us. He switched to English right away when we said good morning. I ordered basic bacon and poached eggs, which were cooked to perfection. The coffee was delicious as well which can be hit and miss in some...More

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here for breakfast this past weekend on a recent visit to Montreal. I was looking forward to a good breakfast. Sadly I was disappointed. The waiter was average, never checked on us after our breakfast was served. I should have said something but...More

Thank Scott C
Pradeep A, Guest Relations Manager at Eggspectation, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for getting in touch with us. We truly appreciate your constructive feedback and will certainly share it with our team. Our kitchen philosophy values freshness, flavor, preparation, and presentation over quantity. We’d never want any of our guests to feel misled or leave hungry....More

Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

A good place to start your day in a good mood and full of energy! Definitely recommend it !!! : ))))

Thank Rita S
Eggspectation_VM, Guest Relations Manager at Eggspectation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the awesome review! We love hearing from happy, satisfied customers!

Reviewed 2 February 2018

My husband ate a steak and salad lunch here on January 30, 2018. Being an ex server himself, he enjoyed Christina’s terrific service and having time to share a few stories with her. He was impressed with her dedication to her job and to her...More

Thank cancol
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

A great place for omelettes. Fresh squeezed orange juice was the best. Service was above outstanding our server Xuan went out of way to make our visit great .

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Eggspectation_VM, General Manager at Eggspectation, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to write your review! We're so glad you had an opportunity to dine with us twice, and received great service from Xuan. We hope you'll join us again!

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Very nice meal for a very affordable price. One place i would highly recommend to someone in Montreal to come and grab a taste

Thank Dante G
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Worst brunch i have ever had in my life. Staff doesn’t know the difference between drip coffee and americano. The coffee was terrible and food was ever worst. Not enough food and the waffles tasted stale. Had to go to a different place to eat...More

Thank Simbiose P
Reviewed 5 November 2017

During a recent trip to Montreal we ate breakfast at Eggspectation on Rue Notre Dame twice. The food is tasty, plentiful and affordable. The service on both occasions was excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 27 October 2017

During a recent visit to Montreal, we stopped for breakfast based on the TA reviews. We were so very glad we did! The menu, which is available in a bilingual format, had many options. The French Toast was very good, light and fluffy in a...More

Thank 558Bertie
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Everything was fine until the moment the waitress Emma asked "Vous avez bien mangé?". I answered "Oui", and within 1 single minute she landed my bill on the table. She never said "Voulez-Vous autre chose?" I speak French, and I perfectly understand Quebecois French, therefore...More

Thank TecunUman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Notre Dame Est, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Montreal>  > Quartier des Spectacles
  • Neighbourhood: Quartier des Spectacles
  • Phone Number: +1 514-861-2121
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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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