Green Eggs Cafe

(Now Closed)
Café, Breakfast Spot, and Sandwich Place$$$$
Bella Vista - Southwark, Philadelphia
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  • Lindsey T.
    Lindsey TimbermanDecember 28, 2012
    The quinoa porridge is my all-time favorite thing on the menu. Love that you get a 'free' bottle of champagne when you purchase a carafe of oj! Get there early - it gets busy for brunch!
  • Evan W.
    Evan WomackApril 25, 2013
    The chicken & waffles Benedict LOOKS delicious but unfortunately it wasn't. If you're a fan of true, southern chicken & waffles go elsewhere. I love Green Eggs but they missed the mark on this one.
  • Jazmin G.
    Jazmin G.October 1, 2012
    Had the porkbelly reuben panini and it was HUGE. barely finished half cus it was filling and flavorful. Fiance had buffalo chicken mac&cheese and it was delicious. Good price for an amazing meal.
  • Lidia
    LidiaDecember 10, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The food here is excellent. My favorites have got to be their duck Reuben. Hands down. The down side is 8 out of the 9 times I've been here the wait staff is terrible. Step it up!!!
  • JackMangini Y.
    JackMangini YourFriendlyCopperAugust 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Food great,service excellent and u will leave totally fulfilled and by the way this is south philly not center city fer those who dont know anything south of south st is south philly, enjoy!
  • Minyi S.
    Minyi ShihMarch 10, 2013
    Portions are super generous!! Red velvet pancakes are perfect for sharing. Creme brûlée French toast is so light and airy. Kitchen sink was my favorite!
  • Amy S.
    Amy SumisuMay 30, 2013
    you can't go wrong with the regular Eggs Benedict. this is the dish that brings me back again and again.
  • JackMangini Y.
    JackMangini YourFriendlyCopperSeptember 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Manager Chris is good guy, uppercrust-2-. I said it once, I'll say it again service here is excellent, the food speaks 4 itself. Great place to eat breakfast or lunch
  • Visit Philly
    Visit PhillyFebruary 23, 2012
    We're probably not the first to recommend the quinoa porridge or the Peanut Butter Crunchy French Toast with blackberry coulis, and we most likely won't be the last.
  • Lindsay D.
    Lindsay DugganSeptember 16, 2011
    Best brunch spot, fresh squeezed tangerine juice is super yummm! Bring your vegan buddies and choose the rosemary potatoes...mhmm.
  • Dave C.
    Dave CalabroMarch 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Leave your card at home, this place is one of the very few places that accepts cash only. Who really doesn't accept cards nowadays? Other than that I LOVE this place.
  • Jackie M.
    Jackie ManginiJune 16, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    You'll always find the most creative specials here. You really can never go wrong at Green Eggs.
  • chris b.
    chris brownSeptember 29, 2012
    amazingly large portions, great spot for brunch. everything is exceptionally tasty. yes, everything.
  • Alison T.
    Alison TSeptember 9, 2012
    Careful! The "Kitchen Sink" is delicious but rough on the tummy! The tangerine juice is a must.
  • Visit Philly
    Visit PhillyFebruary 28, 2012
    This probably isn't the first tip about the quinoa porridge or the Peanut Butter Crunchy French Toast with blackberry coulis, and it most likely won't be the last.
  • Felicia H.
    Felicia HernandezNovember 23, 2012
    the chicken and waffles egg Benedict was surprisingly wimpy and had little to no flavor - definitely a little disappointing considering the portions of everything else they serve.
  • Quis
    QuisJuly 22, 2012
    Don't sit in the back by the kitchen! If you follow my instructions, you'll love the place
  • Madhuri K.
    Madhuri KMarch 31, 2013
    Cash only! Also the portions are huge and they charge for a box so if you aint sharing bring your own box!
  • James H.
    James HarhaiOctober 17, 2010
    Good new brunch addition to this neighborhood. Hangover food portions and a well cooked egg. The prices hit the mark as well and won't break your bank.
  • Kristen F.
    Kristen ForbrigerJuly 25, 2011
    Worth the Sunday brunch wait, but you can skip the line by sitting at the counter. LOVE THIS PLACE. Read more
  • Mary Beth H.
    Mary Beth HJuly 22, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    I love everything about this place (quinoa porridge is awesome) except the horrible top 40 radio they blare.
  • Nazsh
    NazshMarch 29, 2012
    You have to try the Red Velvet Pancakes!! And they are big enough to share!
  • Jayel S.
    Jayel SilvermanApril 10, 2012
    Huge portions, better than average food. Thick cut bacon is excellent!
  • Concierge
    ConciergeNovember 11, 2010
    You get a choice of traditional home fries or Rosemary potatoes. Rosemary wins all the time
  • Rei Z.
    Rei ZauJune 17, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Quinoa Porridge! My new breakfast addiction :)
  • Chris C.
    Chris ColemanJuly 14, 2012
    The "Kitchen Sink" is amazing! It's definitely enough to share.
  • R. A.
    R. AkuakMay 26, 2013
    Place only take cash and no credit cards. They have an ATM in the restaurant that charges .99 cents to withdraw.
  • Polly C.
    Polly CalabroMarch 13, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Get the waffles with berries and thick cream. Sooo good
  • Jenna O.
    Jenna OdettOctober 22, 2010
    2-3 people can split the kitchen sink. great neighborhood brunch spot!
  • Luisa S.
    Luisa SilvaMarch 2, 2013
    The mixed berry granola is delicious!
  • S. J.
    S. JeansJanuary 12, 2013
    Buffalo chicken Mac and cheese- so good I have to take a nap now
  • Brendan K.
    Brendan KeeganMarch 14, 2011
    The "Kitchen Sink" is huge! Split it with someone.
  • Rebbie J.
    Rebbie JeantetJune 13, 2011
    A hidden treasure in Center City. Great Food! Read more
  • Jesse C.
    Jesse CornellSeptember 24, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    The egg white omelets are fantastic. Also try the grits.
  • Lori G.
    Lori GrossmannJanuary 15, 2012
    Great food great price trendy decor!
  • Lindsay S.
    Lindsay SmilingApril 18, 2013
    Chicken and waffles Benedict is rockstar!
  • Matthew S.
    Matthew SnyderDecember 4, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    amazing food, horrible service, fantastic coffee. get the French toast anything
  • Christopher M.
    Christopher MaloFebruary 13, 2010
    Best breakfast place in Philly. Hands down. Nothing on menu is not exceptional.
  • Veronika V.
    Veronika VostinakMay 9, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Smoked Salmon Benedict is ridiculously delicious!
  • Joe C.
    Joe CraigJune 2, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    PLEASE bring back the Philly Eggs Benedict!!!
  • Identity Ink
    Identity InkJanuary 14, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Fresh Food 5 Star Chefs
  • Albert A.
    Albert AlvaradoSeptember 17, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Tiramisu French Toast
  • Jackie M.
    Jackie ManginiDecember 26, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Lucia is the cutest waitress I've ever had.
  • Elizabeth L.
    Elizabeth LotzSeptember 6, 2010
    Everything is sooo good, but quinoa porridge is great!!
  • Stacey W.
    Stacey WJune 8, 2012
    Veggie Benedict is my jam.
  • Nikki D.
    Nikki DiGennaroMarch 21, 2010
    Nice surprise in So Philly! Quinoa Porridge is a must.
  • Bernard M. J.
    It's always a pleasure.. Yup!
    PhillyPosts.comAugust 16, 2011
    The "kitchen sink" is amazing!
  • Charlotte E.
    Charlotte EllisDecember 24, 2011
    Steak and eggs are amazing!
  • Cookie C.
    Cookie CilibertiSeptember 12, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Red velvet pancakes. Awesome
  • Matthew S.
    Matthew SnyderDecember 11, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    hang out in the weird room next door while you wait! hot coffee, but odd quarters.
  • Lady W.
    Lady WonderDecember 27, 2012
    If there's a wait, wait. Worth it.
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew ClaxonNovember 14, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Banana foster French toast. Also very unorganized
  • Kristi M.
    Kristi McIverOctober 7, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Best thick cut bacon EVER!
  • JackMangini Y.
    JackMangini YourFriendlyCopperDecember 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Chicken parm sandmich nom nom nom
  • Stasia D.
    Stasia DeMarcoApril 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Quinoa porridge is forever yum
  • David L.
    David LongJanuary 16, 2011
    Come early or you no get table!
  • Matthew S.
    Matthew SnyderFebruary 6, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Cash only now. What?! Why?! Total crap. Service has gotten better though. Specials board needs more breakfast items.
  • LuckypooZa !.
    LuckypooZa !!December 11, 2012
    Overall food is good. Service ok too, but too many rules...
  • Chris J.
    Chris JelepisJune 17, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the sliders. Awesomeness.
  • K.G.
    K.G.July 17, 2010
    Literally the best eggs Benedict I've ever eaten.
  • Samantha J.
    Samantha JOctober 30, 2011
    Just got charged. 25 for a to-go box! That's wack...
  • Rizza M.
    Rizza M ♥April 22, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Great food but RIDICULOUSLY terrible service. Don't get Natalie as your waitress. You'll get your order wrong 3 times.
  • Chloe
    ChloeSeptember 10, 2011
    Brunch favorite
  • Ty I.
    Ty IsleyNovember 14, 2010
    Get the breakfast burrito. Wow
  • Julz
    JulzAugust 14, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The grits are the best!
  • Ciara G.
    Ciara GDecember 26, 2012
    Cash only yo
  • Aaron F.
    Aaron FNovember 3, 2010
    the grits are off the chains
  • Gigi
    GigiNovember 6, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Breakfast Burrito!
  • Christian G.
    Christian GeorgeJune 4, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    No cheese means no cheese!
  • Sarah B.
    Sarah BresnahanNovember 21, 2010
    This place has HORRIBLE service. Never going back there. Ever.
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