1306 Dickinson St, Philadelphia, PA | Directions 1914739.931492 -75.166466
Restaurant: Daily 8am-4pm; Cafe daily 8am-7pm
Neighborhoods: Bella Vista/ Southwark, South Philadelphia
Good place to go with a group, with tofu scramble options for vegans and quinoa porridge for your wheat-free friends.
I found two curly, black hairs on my plain toast (not even a dish that someone should be working over), and they did not even apologize or act surprised. I know this type of thing can happen, and I have never written a bad review of a restaurant, even during poor experiences. However, the staff's and manager's "non-reaction" was so unsettling it made me question the cleanliness of their operation. I would not go back if someone paid me!
DELICIOUS! great service – one of my favorite brunch spots in town! absolutely delicious and the food is so fresh. their specials are amazing and they are very aware of food allergies and vegetarian choices! Highly recommend
Overrated! – Husband and I made a trek across town to No. Libs to try Green Eggs Café, last Sunday because the reviews were fairly optimistic!
The restaurant décor was a no frills spot with minimal accessories, a huge chalkboard boasts the daily specials and a small coffee counter in the back to grab take out or a cup o'java. The hostess was very pleasant, but we had to wait 20 minutes for a seat- even though there were tables available against the wall, I soon figured out that they were reserved for parties of 4, which I understand, but the amount of people standing around waiting to eat could have been accommodated. I wouldn't have been so twisted if it wasn't drizzling outside and the back coffee area was a bit congested.
After the small wait- the waitress immediately rushed over to us and took our order.
Since I love all forms of Eggs Benny, I opted for the Veggie Benedict on the menu. I was eager to dig into it as soon as it arrived at the table, however, I can't say that I was wowed by the flavors. It was kind of bland and lacked seasoning. The sautéed spinach turned out to be some chopped pieces on top- which resembled more of garnish then a main ingredient.
My husband skipped the breakfast side of brunch and went for the Italian Panini sans the marinated artichokes and roasted red peppers. After the waitress, repeated the NO peppers or artichokes twice, the sandwich came out- fulled dressed! He disgruntly picked off the extras and bit into the sandwich, while the outside was toasted nicely-, the middle was cold. At this point, he was annoyed that I dragged him out of bed to come stand in the rain for cold and bland food and since we were seated in the middle of the restaurant, we felt the hostess hovering over us the entire time.
All in all, not one of the best brunch experiences I had in a while, nor will we make a repeat appearance.
Amazing – Went here on a Sunday and had one of the best dining experiences I have ever had. waited about 45 minutes but as I waited ordered 2 espressos and a coffe all for under 6 buks. sat on a great couch with a great breeze and just enjoyed our espresso and convo. when we sat the room was just great. extremely bright and the butcher block tables were great. we had banana french toast with a cream cheese n ricotta cream inside with a chocolate syrup n a scoop of ice cream. for the table WOW. it was awesome. also had peanut butter n cream cheese French toast which was great and a cafe burger which my friend said claims is one of the best burgers around. the bill was surprisingly cheap and our day was made. Do try this place. you will be pleasantly surprised. call ahead for seating gets busy
Citysearch Editorial Review – If slavish adherence to eco-friendly principles turns you into a Grinch, you will not want to eat food from Green Eggs Cafe, not in a house, not with a mouse, not on a train and not on a plane, because, Mr. Sam-I-Am, this East Passyunk restau-café is nothing if not eco-conscious. From the salvaged wood tables to the composted garbage to the water filtered in-house by reverse osmosis to the locally sourced ingredients that comprise the made-from scratch, served-all-day, comfort-food-with-flair breakfasts and lunches, the idea that inspires the trio of owners who together owned several Old City nightclubs is to be as kind to the earth as an eatery possibly can. Phew, that run-on sentence would make even Dr. Seuss run out of breath. But if there’s anything the good doctor would absolutely appreciate, it’s the maze-like, differentiated layout of three rooms outfitted uniquely--one dark with counter service, couches and a fireplace; another splashed with sun, rows of tables and conversant waitresses; and the last, a partially hidden nook for private groups that’s still dressed in the original tin ceilings and walls restored from the 1921 building.
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