About Chicken and the Egg
Chicken and the Egg is a neighborhood gathering spot that will serve sophisticated yet approachable American farmstead fare. Our name represents the cycle of life and the importance of sustainability. We want to help minimize the negative impact humans leave on this planet.
The menu at Chicken and the Egg features innovative twists on classic American dishes. The cuisine will incorporate seasonal ingredients from local farms and purveyors as well as sustainable beef, pork, poultry and seafood. Marc Taft is the chef/owner and will utilize approachable ingredients that are thoughtfully constructed and highlight what the earth has to offer.
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00 pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sunday: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Brunch: Saturday and Sunday: 9:30am - 3:00pm
CLOSED ON MONDAY
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
We offer off-site catering from 10-500 people. Please contact Elizabeth Taft for our special catering menus.
Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Chicken and the Egg Ratings and Reviews
Chicken and the Egg is a favorite "go t ...
Chicken and the Egg is a favorite "go to" location when I'm in Marietta, either for personal or business purposes. It is a solid restaurant, with an ever changing menu of locally sourced items. Always delicious, always fresh, always friendly. Highly recommended.
We chose to do brunch for our weekly dat ...
We chose to do brunch for our weekly date and picked Chicken and the Egg because of many favorable reviews, as well as the online menu. It exceeded our expectations and we can't wait to go back. The food was amazing and just the right amount, and you can't beat the prices. Our server was helpful and attentive. Totally recommend!
This is a great brunch spot! The menu of ...
This is a great brunch spot! The menu offers traditional options as well as dishes with a more modern spin. The cocktail list is excellent. The food is always fast and fresh, and service is fantastic every time. It is very kid friendly, and great for groups as well. Definitely need a reservation as it is always packed on the weekends! We dine here often and have never been disappointed. It's a favorite place to take our out of town guests too!
I've now visited this restaurant twice. ...
I've now visited this restaurant twice. First time for Brunch with the girls. Second time with hubby and the grandkids. I got the French toast for brunch. It was delicious. When I went for dinner I got the chicken and waffles. It was tasty too! The coating on the chicken was a bit sweet but I still thought it was good. The service was outstanding. Unfortunately, my husband didn't think it was anything special but I really like the place so I plan to go back.
CATFISH...if you love it get it here! Se ...
CATFISH...if you love it get it here! Served griddled or fried, huge ,juicy, flaky fillet.
Paired with their slow braised greens and black-eyed peas...mmmmmm! Can be found on both blue plate lunch and dinner menu. Their hanger steak is outstanding also for dinner. This is one of my favorite go to places . Give it a shot, it might become one of yours. BEST SUNDAY BRUNCH IN MARIETTA.
I've been here for brunch many times (wh ...
I've been here for brunch many times (which is fantastic!) but this was our first dinnet there. We were not disappointed. The food was beyond amazing and my husband couldn't have asked for a better birthday dinner. In fact our friends, who live almost 2 hours away were debating how and when to make a special trip back to go again!
It was some of the best food I have ever ...
It was some of the best food I have ever eaten. I had the Crab Cake Benedict and it was delicious! The food was a huge hit with my step-children. They both are insisting we come back for their birthdays. It was Father's Day and with the reservation we were seated right away. Service was outstanding as well! Highly recommend this place!
We went here for the first time for Fath ...
We went here for the first time for Father's Day breakfast. I made the reservation on OT and they sat us after only a minute even though we were a few early. Everything we ordered including the coffee was delicious. We go out to breakfast a lot, so we were definitely impressed that every single thing on our plates was perfect! Our two kids meals were a dollar less than other places, but you don't get a drink. Prices overall were average to high, but if the quality is consistently as good as it was when we went, we'll definitely be back and just bring our own milk cups for our girls. The decor and ambiance was also really nice - loved it for breakfast. I could see it transitioning well for lunch and dinner too with the mix of booths, tables and high tops. For reference, we had eggs, scrambled and over well, chicken biscuits, hashbrown casserole, cheese grits, bacon and kids French toast - all excellent!
Date night dinner with husband
For Starters we had Pimento cheese and celery and Fried Green tomatoes (pimento cheese fondue, tomato jam). All was great, really loved the tomato jam.
Our Entrees were Hanger steak and Enchanted Springs Mountain Trout. The cheddar tater tots with the steak was a bite size helping of grandma's cheesy potato casserole. The lemon butter coating on the Trout was just the right sweetness atop the fish.
Ended withDessert: Banana pudding with bourbon soaked wafers really set it apart. Sticky Bun Bread Pudding topped with cinnamon ice cream was so special.
Great place for breakfast and brunch
Restaurant is not far from the Marietta Square, and while there can be heavy traffic (getting here even during the week after the morning rush hour), the food makes the trip worthwhile. Reservations are highly recommended as large groups will walk in without notice because the restaurant is in a shopping center with lots of parking and in a heavily traveled area.
The two of us shared one order of the green tomatoes with pimento cheese as our appetizer, which was delicious. We then enjoyed one order each of the fried chicken and French toast, their most popular menu item. The fried chicken was boneless and tender. The French toast using Hallah bread was light and delicious. If you aren't hungry, one order could be shared. We also had juice and coffee, and the total came to over $40, not including tip, which I thought was a bit pricey but I would definitely come back.
Our server was very nice and efficient despite the unexpected large group that showed up at opening when we arrived (and with a reservation).
Southern Cuisine At Its Best
I can not rave about this restaurant enough. The food is incredible. From the pimento cheese and fried green tomatoes to the catfish and meatloaf, they have the best truly southern food in the area. The fact that it is farm to table makes it even better. Everything is always fresh and scrumptious. The restaurant does tend to get a little loud during brunch times but that is just a testament to their wonderful food.
Give this neighborhood gem a try
Had brunch with my daughter, a friend and her daughter. Made reservations in March for Mother's day. Arrived around 12:25 and still waited about 15 minutes. We were seated in a corner booth, loved that! The menu had a nice variety and the restaurant is open and airy. My one concern was 3 of us ordered bottomless Mimosas. We receive the first round. The server came back with another round when we were about finished and didn't offer anymore, she brought the check. It would have been nice for her to check back more frequently and refill our glasses, otherwise what's the point of bottomless?
Great place for breakfast
If you're looking for a breakfast/brunch location, you can't go wrong with Chicken and the Egg. Our party of 5 enjoyed everything we ordered. Our reservation time on Mother's Day was honored perfectly and the service was good. Besides the food being very good, it came out of the kitchen very fast. The biscuits and gravy are particularly good - make sure to choose something that comes with one. I would definitely eat here again. Next time, will try it for dinner.
EARLY MOTHER'S DAY DINNER
Decided on Chicken & the Egg for an early Mother's Day dinner, knowing that the restaurant (like most) would probably have a set menu on Saturday & Sunday, which we cannot stand. We have dined here before and both food & service were very good. This time around we were a bit disappointed with the service piece of it while impressed with the food. Upon arriving we were greeted by very young hosts & hostesses. While polite they lacked a certain sophistication that I would expect for a restaurant of this nature. Our server was truly emotionless and lacking in personality that we have had in a while. It wasn't that he wasn't nice but he was not very informative or social. When I asked about the Wild Boar he told us it was very good then said that he never had it but his other guests said it was good. Why does a server not know how something tastes? Shouldn't they be made to try the foods so that they can explain it? We also felt rushed through the dinner. Still working on appetizers when salads came and then immediately entrees came without barely a breath in between. As I said, food was excellent! I do recommend you have more of children's menu that isn't just typical children fare. Some people want their kids to eat a variety and diverse menu. I would have liked to give a smaller portion of some of your other great meals (I know this is atypical from what most parents get their kids). In closing, my suggestion is to improve on training service staff to be personable, time food better and know the menu.
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