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The Egg & I

American, Canadian, Diner
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1242 Garner Rd W, Ancaster, Hamilton, Ontario L9G 3K9, Canada
+1 905-648-0344
06:00 - 20:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

If you want a good and awesome breakfast please do check out the egg and i,there are 2 stores Went there with family and it was awesome,the eggs were good,the links were good and everything yummy

Thank Elvis B
Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Egg & I is a mainstay in the Hamilton area. For a diner that has serviced a wide variety of clientele it has maintained it's quality & service. Food tastes like home cooking, the coffee is the best I have tasted and the term "Fast Food" takes on a whole new meaning here. Prices are fair and the menu... More 

Thank Karen A
Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I recently had the pleasure of visiting the Egg and I on a business lunch with an associate from Toronto. We both had the toasted BLT and the portions were enormous. We ordered the fresh home fries that were perfectly seasoned and fresh cut fries cooked in sea salt we couldn't even finish. Service was incredibly attentive and never let... More 

Thank foodgazm
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This review is based on a breakfast of coffee, bacon, and homefries. I like that they serve a huge thermos of coffee and leave it on the table, but the flavour is average and not very strong. I like that they serve 4 large pieces of bacon, but if you like it crispy you'll have to ask. The home fries... More 

Thank Carobs
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Stopped for a later breakfast and wanted to fill up because I wasn't going to eat again before dinner. Sort of typical breakfast food with some English influence. Prices, when converted to American dollars, were relatively inexpensive. Service was fast and cheerful. Preparation was average but solid. Certainly met my expectations for a quick and hearty breakfast with ample portions... More 

Thank IowaGrandparents
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I meet friends for breakfast monthly. Food and service is consistently great. Portions are huge, food is hot and service is quick.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Hamilton, Canada
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74 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

As their name implies it is better at breakfast. A group of us went for lunch and found the food provided may not have been want the owner would have expected to be served. Kind of sloppy presentation, the slice of cheese that came with my wife's chicken sandwich was enough cheese for several sandwiches and looked like it Had... More 

Thank Cambams
Caledonia, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

It's good decent food for a low cost breakfast. What it lacks in flavour it makes up in quick courteous service and very good coffee.

Thank 756Rita
Cambridge, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Have met friends here a couple of times. Not too busy so nice to be able to sit and chat over breakfast. Good omlettes and I like that they have a rack with jam etch so you don't have to ask for extra

Thank british-canadian-60
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

this restaurant has been around for a long time and is fast and has excellent food. my favourite is the spanish omelette but all of the menu is great with good portions.

Thank 830terryo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Canadian, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?