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Hard Boiled Egg Cafe

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Dublin Road | Cavan, Cavan, Ireland
+353 49 432 6523
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Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't normally write reviews - in fact this is a first. Stopped here for a quick bite en route form Galway to Belfast with my wife. I had a chicken fillet burger served with chips, side salad and coleslaw and a really tasty pepper sauce. It was delicious. My wife had cod and chips - it was equally good... More 

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Thank JohnTDM900
Cavan, Ireland
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250 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times in the past. This time l thought the cafe was looking a bit rundown. Table was clean but the floor looked dirty & there was a large liquid spillage that the staff ignored as they walked through it on several occassions. Food was plentiful but what was called a panini on the menu was an... More 

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Thank lizzie4916
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were heading to the nearby Radisson Farnham Estate for the night and popped in here for a quick lunch. It's a proper cafe and nothing fancy but the food was really good. We had a chorizo omelette and boxty with scrambled egg and sausages. We both cleared our plates as it was so delicous. Great value too.

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Thank Beanie14
Cavan, Ireland
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158 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finally got to visit this well known cafe after passing by for years. Found the interior very sparse and lacking in atmosphere. Felt like a works canteen rather than a family cafe. Chairs and tables laid out in orderly fashion but several bits of debris on the floors plus a trail of something fluid down the centre of the aisle... More 

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Thank Robert W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We calledc in for a quick bite.staff all friendly and helpful. food fresh and clean.portion sizes large. Price a little high but worth it will definitely call again

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Thank Mark M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Hard boiled egg twice. The first time I was hungover and heard this was the place to cure me and bring me back to life! I wasn't impressed the first time but put it down to my hungover-ness! So I planned my next trip hoping it was me the first time that let me down! My friend and... More 

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Thank Nessa M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Good is ok, very tasty but prices are high, best for a good fry up but overall decor is poor and not cleaned regularly

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Thank IRELANDPHIL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

As cafes go thus will please very hearty portion size, ive eaten here several times always busy and food always a good standard. No frills just decent food and service.

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Thank Martin B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Food fantastic staff friendly good selection on menu nice and clean never disappoints.good place for a general chit chat.

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Thank clinton h
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times now whenever I am in Cavan . Food is lovely, staff are so friendly and efficient ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 21
Cuisine
Irish, Cafe, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dublin Road | Cavan, Cavan, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Cavan  >  Cavan
  • Phone Number: +353 49 432 6523
Description
this is a family friendly cafe with a lot to offer the hungry traveller,with foods from all around the world form the american eggs benedict made famous by the waldorf hotel,to fajitas to fish and chips this cafe loves what it does and constantly update the menu to please as many as possible. so if you only need to take the waight off with a latte, or want to fill up on an american grill we cater to all. but if you feel you want to try a bit of history why not try our Guinness world record "World largest commercally available full irish/english breakfest" its not for the faint hearted.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?