Nope. The Egg & I is not currently a publicly traded company.
How can I open my own The Egg & I Restaurant?
The Egg & I Restaurants is actually a part of the First Watch family based in Sarasota, FL. So if you’re looking for a fresh franchise opportunity and you’re a well-capitalized, experienced multi-unit restaurant operator with a proven track record of success and consider yourself a morning person, ok. To learn more about franchising, click here and apply today.
Does The Egg & I have any low-fat or healthier items?
We do indeed! Our “Healthier Side” section on our menu features a variety of lower calorie entrées, including egg white omelettes & frittatas as well as our Steel Cut Oatmeal and Fresh Fruit & Yogurt. For our friends with dietary restrictions, be sure to reference our Nutrition Calculator and Gluten-Friendly Menu for help in customizing your order to meet dietary needs.
Is The Egg & I involved in the community?
We are, and we’re proud of it! Whether we’re raising funds for our local schools, cheering on youth sports teams, or cooking up pancakes for half-marathon runners, we love to give back to our local communities. Got a cause you’d like to share with us? Tell us about it here.
Where did the name “The Egg & I” even come from?
The Egg & I name was inspired by the 1940s-American memoir written by Betty MacDonald. It was later made into a movie starring Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray.
Do I need to make a reservation?
Actually, we do not accept reservations. However, if you’re dropping by with more than seven of your best friends, we recommend you call ahead. That way we can do our best to prepare for and accommodate your party. (No promises, though).
What hours are you guys open?
The Egg & I serves delicious, made-to-order Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily at most of our locations. Some open even earlier! The majority of our restaurants are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Our hours may vary, so be sure to go to the Locations Page and find the restaurant nearest you!