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Montclair Egg Shop

#46 of 1,057 Restaurants in Oakland
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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6126 Medau Pl, Oakland, CA 94611-2809
+1 510-339-9554
07:00 - 14:30
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 15:00
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I LOVE coming to Montclair Egg Shop! Not only is it just an adorable place, but the food is incredible. The waffles or pest crepes are my go-to orders!

Thank Molly G
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I have not been to this place so I wouldn't have to wait, and we've been there almost half dozen times. Montclair Egg Shop serves great breakfast, the best items on the menu being the Mexican-style dishes. The portions are big and almost all come with potatos and toast.

Thank Tuomas R
new york
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82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Awesome breakfast! Had brunch and ordered Huevos Rancheros (pardon my spelling) which was scrambled eggs with cheese and a side of potatoes and pico de gallo. Portions are fair sized - not oversized like other places. Sourdough toast was on piece cut in half - other places serve 2 pieces. Homemade orange jam/jelly on table was yummy. The service was... More 

Thank fam4ny
Cleveland, Ohio
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick breakfast on our way to Redwood Regional Park. French toast was great! Not a huge menu but everyone was able to find something - they even offered a cheese quesadilla for my non-breakfast eating 7 year old. Nice atmosphere.

Thank crystalchik1
Seattle, Washington
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134 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We stopped for a decent breakfast to kick off our road trip to Newport Beach. The wait wasn't too bad for a Saturday morning. The service was terrific! I enjoyed the large mugs to go with the generous portions. Yummy home style potatoes. It has decent breakfast fare and a nice place to meet someone and catch up.

Thank Penta-Seattle
Northampton, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Visited family in Oakland and our host took us there for breakfast. Food and experience were so good that we returned days later ourselves. Menu was quite varied and food was served hot and fresh. Service was excellent. No issues at all with seating and prices seemed reasonable for California. Will go back again if we have the opportunity. On... More 

Thank Richard N
La Grange, Illinois
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The food is solid breakfast fare but is a bit pricey for the quality. The room us small and you feel a bit cramped, especially when seated around the stairs. But a good place to catch breakfast in the village.

Thank Diana B
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

I visited the Montclair Egg Shop for breakfast right after getting into town, after a very early flight. The food was excellent. The variety of omelets was impressive. The pancakes were really good too. The service was ok, but it is easy to see why... The place was full (on a Friday at 10 am!)

Thank loreq
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Now living in the Raleigh NC area and are wishing that we could find a place like the Montclair Egg Shop. I don't think it 's going to happen. We've tried :(.

Thank Lilydog17
Oakland, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Our family had ages from 5-90 and we were all pleased with our meals. Fluffy waffles, savory smoked salmon, eggs cooked to order (amazing soft scramble Yummy), jam tasted like it was from from my grandmothers pantry. Next time we will try the crepes. Worth the hunt for a parking spot on a Sunday morning.

Thank Angelaro2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6126 Medau Pl, Oakland, CA 94611-2809
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-339-9554

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