Celebrate National Eggs Benedict Day with Rhode Island's Most Delicious Takes

Indulge in the egg-citing creativity of local chefs serving hollandaise-slathered brunch offerings


With National Eggs Benedict Day upon us, there's no better time to explore some of Rhode Island's finest interpretations of this brunch staple. Whether it's the perfectly poached egg, the crisped edges of Canadian bacon, or the velvety cascade of hollandaise, the Ocean State's eateries are poised to satisfy your craving. 

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The Barn Restaurant 

Savor a traditional eggs benedict at The Barn, where you can relish two poached eggs and Canadian bacon on an English muffin, crowned with their signature homemade hollandaise sauce. Little Compton, Facebook:The Barn Restaurant

The Bristol Cafe

Since 2002, this family-run cafe has been serving up comforting classics and inventive takes on bennies, including the Portuguese Benny with chourico hash on a bolo bun and the Cajun Shrimp Benny on sourdough. Bristol,

Cozy Grill 

A local favorite, Cozy Grill boasts over 20 specialty varieties, each with its own distinctive flair. Sample their Buffalo Chicken Benedict featuring grilled chicken, feta, celery, and blue cheese dressing on an English muffin, finished with a spicy buffalo hollandaise. Warwick,

Crazy Burger Cafe & Juice Bar

Renowned for their innovative burger creations, Crazy Burger Cafe & Juice Bar also offers exceptional eggs benedicts. Their Veggie Benny, crafted with two poached eggs, grilled tomato, avocado, and hollandaise sauce, is a vegetarian's dream. Narragansett,

Duck Press 

For an elevated take on the diner-style classic, Duck Press offers  tantalizing choices like Smoked Beef Brisket or Root Vegetable Eggs Benedict, accompanied by a biscuit, hollandaise sauce, fresh fruit, home fries, or a side salad. Wakefield,

Gel’s Kitchen

Owned by Rhode Island natives Angelica and Michael Penta, Gel’s Kitchen provides a warm, family-oriented atmosphere where diners can enjoy a wide array of benedicts. Their menu includes everything from traditional ham to an Irish Benedict with homemade hash  to country-style with spinach, tomato, and bacon. West Warwick,

Jigger's Diner

Steeped in history, Jigger's Diner invites you to a bygone era with its 1927 roots. The Chili Eggs Benedict here offers an indulgent twist to the traditional recipe, perfect for a hearty and satisfying meal. East Greenwich,


A brunch cornerstone since 1994, Julien's is a must-visit – it’s worth braving the long line in the morning, or go Sunday evening before 6pm when the crowds thin. Their Special Benedict pairs poached eggs, ham, avocado, blue cheese hollandaise, and microgreens on thick-cut Italian toast, complemented by a side of "Homies."


Mesa Cafe & Grille

For Mexican brunch, Mesa Cafe & Grille delivers. Their Mesa Benedict includes corn beef hash with hollandaise sauce and pico de gallo , ensuring a flavor-packed experience with every forkful. Cranston,

Modern Diner 

Travel back in time at the Modern Diner, recognized as the first diner in the nation. With six benedict varieties, indulge in options like the Lobster Benedict layering English muffins with lobster, poached eggs, and hollandaise sauce, or the Linguica Hash Benedict for a novel spin. Pawtucket,

Ollie's Diner

At Ollie's Diner, it's all about delivering excellent food at reasonable prices. Their eggs benedict, accompanied by home fries, consistently satisfies. Dedicated to fresh ingredients, their staff promises a delightful taste experience. Cumberland,

Rhody Hen Cafe

With its inviting and homey atmosphere, Rhody Hen presents seven distinct benedicts. Treat yourself to the Nova Lox Benedict or the Grilled Steak Tip Benedict for a taste-rich adventure.  East Providence, North Providence & Pawtucket,

Rogue Island 

Located in The Arcade, the country's first indoor mall, Rogue Island is a farm-to-table eatery with a relaxed vibe. Their Short Rib Benny, with beer-braised short rib, caramelized onions, and blue cheese crumbles, offers an inventive twist on the traditional. Providence,

Rome Point Cafe 

Characterized by its vivid yellow door, Rome Point Cafe is a charming choice for breakfast and lunch. Opt for their classic eggs benedict, featuring ham and hollandaise on a grilled muffin. North Kingstown,

The Shanty

The Shanty merges local, farm-fresh ingredients with exceptional service in a modern American setting. Whether you're craving the traditional or something a bit different, their seasonally rotating menu always includes scrumptious bennies. Warwick,

Sly Fox Den Too

For a taste of authentic Indigenous cuisine, chef Sherry Pocknett, a celebrated James Beard Best Chef in the Northeast, showcases innovative dishes with Native American influences, like a scrumptious eggs benedict on the menu. Charlestown,

Stoneacre Brasserie 

Emphasizing locally sourced ingredients, Stoneacre Brasserie has become a community staple on Aquidneck Island. Enjoy their Biscuit Benedict with ham, poached eggs, and Béarnaise sauce in an elegant yet casual setting. Newport,


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