I. Kejriwal Toast at Bombay Canteen
Where: Ground Floor, Process House, Kamala Mills, Near Radio Mirchi Office, S.B. Marg, Lower Parel
Cost: Nothing as tasty as value for money @ Rs. 200
Other Options We Love: Nargisi ‘Scotch Egg’ Kofta (at Rs. 500)is a special delicacy with mutton kheema being stuffed with egg and served with white onion and creamy kaju sauce.
II. Chicken & Waffle Benedict at Ellipsis
Where: B-1 Amarchand Mansion, 16 Madame Cama Road, Colaba, Mumbai, India.
With Chef Kelvin Cheung at the helm, Ellipsis is a little bit of a food wonderland where food is always so much fun and the newest culinary innovation is just round the corner. This over-the-top dish blends the crispiness of succulent buttermilk brined fried chicken, waffles and the satiating classic Eggs benedict to make for an egg dish that oozes indulgence at its best. A bed of sourdough waffle hosts the fried chicken and eggs, with to-die-for bacon maple syrup, sriracha gastrique and sriracha hollandaise. You'll see exactly why this is our favourite hangover remedy soon as you bite into this divine dish.
Cost: It wouldn't be indulgent if it wasn't expensive @ Rs 1000
Other Options We Love: The grilled bacon (at Rs 950) is another dish to make you swoon, with homemade cured slab bacon braised in maple syrup and whiskey served over a warm naan bread with confit tomatoes, charred kale and sunny side eggs.
III. Eggs Florentine at Indigo Deli
Where: 8 Fatima Villa, 29th Road, Pali Naka, Pali Hill, Bandra West, Mumbai
Cost: Mid-range feels good @ Rs.465/-
Other Options We Love: The Eggs Benedict, with two poached eggs with ham on an English Muffin with hollandaise sauce and hash browns beckon as another dish that’s won hearts in a big way around here, at Rs.465.
IV. Truffled Scrambled Egg on Toast at The Table
Where: Kalapesi Trust Building, Near Hotel Suba Palace, CS Maharishi Marg, Colaba, Mumbai
Cost: Shelling it out @ Rs. 875 only makes sense when the goods are this good.
Other Options We Love: The Fried Egg Sandwich (Rs 550) comes voluptuous with white cheddar in a Brioche Bun, and Garlic Aioli. There’s also the spinach and gruyere omelette (Rs 500), where Swiss cheese meets toasted sourdough in a happy marriage, or maybe you’re in the mood for the baked eggs (Rs 550), with mushrooms, potatoes, leeks, cream and toasted sourdough.
V. Kejriwal at Willingdon Sports Club
Where: Keshav Rao Khadye Marg, Tardeo
Cost: Top-secret, you're going to have to try it to find out!
VI. The Complete Crepe at Suzette
Where: Opposite Gold's Gym, St. John Street, Pali Hill, Bandra West, Mumbai
We've been swearing by Suzette's buckwheat authentic French crepes for longer than we can remember, and when it comes to eggy treats, we’d probably opt for the sumptuous complete, with egg, emmenthal, ham or chicken bacon making for all of our favourite things delivered in a package that's as filling as it is delicious.
Cost: At Rs 260, your life's guaranteed to be complete.
VII. Eggs Florentine with Mushroom Bechamel Sauce, Herbed Potatoes with Brioche at The Pantry
Where: Yeshwant Chambers, Military Square Lane, Near Trishna, Kala Ghoda, Fort
Cost: Breakfast is served, and how @ Rs 265
Other Options We Love: The tomato scramble with gruyere and fresh oregano and herbs is served with country loaf toast and herbed potatoes that’s a guaranteed people-pleaser (at Rs 265) and if you love deciding exactly what makes it to your plate, you should definitely try the choice of eggs with Chicken Krakauer Sausages or Arthur's Bacon and Anna Potatoes (at Rs. 345). If you want to tread off the beaten path (so to speak) altogether, go in for the Waffle Croque Madame, with ham, bechamel & eggs served sunny side up with homemade mustard and bacon jam (at Rs. 365).
VIII. Eggs Benedict at Cafe Zoe
Where: Mathuradas Mills Compound, NM Joshi Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Cost: Egging you on on this one, it’s only @ Rs. 350
Other Options We Love: The truffle scrambled eggs are delightfully fluffy and light, drizzled with truffle oil which any gourmand knows only lends oodles of the most delicious flavour.
IX. Salli Par Edu at Jimmy Boy
Where: Vikas Building,
11 Bank Street,
opposite State Bank of India,
off Horniman Circle,
The Salli Par Edu at Jimmy Boy’s has been piling onto waistlines and delighting patrons for almost two decades now. Two sunny-side-up eggs sit happily atop a bed of salli or crispy potato strips tossed with tomatoes, onions, coriander, chillies and spices to blend texture and flavour for lip-smacking perfection.
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Cost: Value for money is an understatement @ Rs. 120
X. Shakshouka at Cafe Moshe’s
Where: Ground Floor, Pheroze Building, Apollo Bunder, near Gateway of India
Cost: Don’t think twice about seconds, it’s @ Rs 230
XI. Fat Man’s Special Baked Egg Bowl at Fat Man’s Cafe
Where: 9, ONGC Building 3, Near Lilavati Hospital, Reclamation, Bandra West, Mumbai
Cost: While vegetarians shell out Rs 290 for the Creamy Spinach and Mushroom bowl, the Sausages, bacon and cheese bowl comes in @ Rs. 315
XII. Giant Jamjar Benedict at Jamjar
Where: Jamjar Diner, Plot No. 7A & B, Aram Nagar ll, Jai Prakash Road, Versova, Andheri (W)
Cost: Definitely no need to walk on eggshells for this one, @ Rs. 312
Other Options We Love: Jamjar’s Buenos Dias dish up some wholesome goodness, with two fried eggs, served with refried beans, salsa, pico de galo, tortilla chips. There’s also the Giant Jamjar Popeye (at Rs 260) if you’re looking to indulge in some of that sumptuous 90’s nostalgia, with poached eggs, creamed spinach on a jalapeno on a cheddar waffle that’ll leave you feeling pretty egg-shaped yourself.
XIII. Irani Wrestler’s Omelette at Koolar & Co
Where: 541 Noor Mahal, on the junction of Dr. Ambedkar Road and H. Adenwala Road, King’s Circle, Matunga
Cost: Start flexing those muscles, it’s only @ Rs 125
XIV. Egg Chip Butty at Theobroma
Where: Shop 24, Cusrow Baug, Colaba Causeway.
Cost: You’re going to be butty in its hands @ Rs 180
XV. Huveros Rancharos at Sanchos
Where: Ground Floor,Hotel Apollo, Brightland Building Landsown Road, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400039
Cost: A huevo to that @ Rs 295/-
XVI. Creme Brulee French Toast at Terttulia
Where: Near Veer Savarkar Marg, Shivaji Seaface road, Shivaji Park, Mumbai
Cost: It's a pretty sweet deal @ Rs 195.
Other Options We Love: The Eggs Benedict (at Rs 265) here are another tempting option, with poached eggs served on an English muffin with ham, topped off with Terttulia’s signature hollandaise sauce. and the Eggs Florentine (Rs 255) served on brioche with creamed spinach and cheddar finish a close third.
XVII. Bharuchi Akuri at Ideal Corner
Where: 12 F/G, Hornby View, Gunbow Street, Fort
Cost: This is why the Parsis have a love affair with egg dishes; it’s @ Rs 60
XVIII. Bhurji Pav at Khurshid Burji and Pav Bhaji
Where: Near Cooper Hospital, Cooper Hospital Lane, Irla
Cost: Stop thinking and just do it @ Rs. 100
XIX. Three Egg White Omelette at 212 All Day Cafe & Bar
Where: Phoenix Marketcity Kurla
Cost: Hard to find fault when it’s healthy and cheap @ Rs 225
XX. Mutton Rassa per Einda at NCPA
Where: NCPA, Gate No. 2, Dorabaji Tata Road, Nariman Point
Cost: Slurp it up it's only @ Rs. 290.
XXI. Bharuchi Akoori Eggs at Joss Catering Services
Where: 30 K, Dubhash Marg, Next to Chetana Restaurant, Kala Ghoda, Fort
Cost: You're going to have to check out the menu for this one.
XXII. Baida Roti at Ayub’s
Where: 43 Dr. V. B. Gandhi Marg, near Rhythm House, Fort.
Cost: Sobriety comes pretty cheap @ Rs. 70.
XXIII. Egg Roll at Hangla’s
Where: Opposite Royal Accord, near Swami Samarth Mandir, Lokhandwala, Andheri (West)
Cost: Only one way to do evening staples @ Rs. 40
XXIV. Omelette Pav at Vijay’s Stall
Where: Behind the bus stop outside the main entrance of Churchgate station.
Cost: Eggstraordinarily cheap @ Rs. 15
Compiled By: Homegrown Staff (Varsha Patra, Sanyukta Shetty, Aditi Dharmadhikari)