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The egg sandwiches at North Fork Roasting Company (left), Southold General (middle), and Black Sheep Bagel (right) are quick and tasty options to start your morning. (credit: Victoria Caruso)

When thinking about what to order for breakfast, more often than not a hearty egg-based meal comes to mind. From upscale brunch spots to casual cafes, there’s no shortage of places on the North Fork to kickstart your day with this breakfast staple.

Whether you’re in the mood for a classic BEC or something a little more adventurous, we’ve curated a list of some of our favorite egg sandwiches and dishes on the North Fork.


CALIFORNIA BREAKFAST CREPE | Encanto Crêpes & Cafe, Greenport

This Colombian-style crepe is a favorite among Encanto’s owners and is one of ours too. Crumbly bacon bits, egg, mozzarella cheese and avocado are carefully wrapped in a light and savory crepe and finished off with a drizzle of chipotle sauce.


A hidden gem in Southold, this Salvadoran restaurant offers a simple, tasty quesadilla filled with scrambled eggs and cheese.

BREAKFAST BURRITO | Barrow Food House, Riverhead

Crescent Farm duck confit hash is the star of the show in this breakfast burrito, paired with scrambled egg, cotija cheese, green chili sauce and cashew avocado crema. Don’t be fooled by the name — this breakfast burrito is served all day long.

RANCHERO BURRITO | Country Corner Cafe, Southold

Scrambled eggs, onions, tomatoes, cheddar and jalapeños are wrapped up in a flour tortilla to form this family restaurant’s version of a breakfast burrito.


THE SPICY HOBO | Black Sheep Bagels, Jamesport

Spicy, cheesy goodness with a bit of crunch. This popular sandwich features two eggs, bacon, pepper jack cheese, a hash brown and hot sauce on your choice of bagel.

BACON EGG & CHEESE | Goldberg’s Famous Bagels, Mattituck

BEC lovers know that the quality of a bagel can make or break a sandwich. Crisp on the outside and chewy on the inside, the bagels at Goldberg’s are what puts this classic combo on our list.

SAUSAGE EGG & CHEESE | Signature Bagels, Riverhead

Often overshadowed by Long Island’s love for BEC, we think sausage, egg and cheese on a bagel is a solid breakfast choice and this Riverhead-based bagel spot knows how to make them right.


THE BRUNCH SANDWICH | North Fork Roasting Company, Southold

A fried egg, sharp cheddar and smoked ham are paired with fresh arugula and sweet apricot Dijon spread to craft this sweet and savory croissant sandwich.

CROISSANT EGG SANDWICH | Southold General, Southold

Creamy folded-over eggs, gruyere and chives are stacked on an everything-pretzel croissant, ready-made for your convenience.

EGG SANDWICH | Goodfood., Mattituck

This sandwich made on a toasted croissant features cheesy scrambled eggs, tomatoes and Dijon butter. Add bacon and avocado for an extra filling meal.


EGG SANDWICH | Bruce & Son, Greenport

For those looking to indulge in a bit of luxury, brunch at Bruce & Son is a must-try. We’d recommend getting their egg sandwich: a folded omelet with gruyere and sugar bacon is topped with pickled onion, baby arugula and Dijonnaise — all served on a brioche bun.

EGG SANDWICH | Alpina, Greenport

During weekend brunch, Alpina offers a Swiss-inspired egg sandwich made with Bündnerfleisch, a dry, aged meat that hails from Switzerland. The traditional meat is served on a bakery-made potato bun with scrambled eggs, pistachio pesto, black garlic aioli and red rocket arugula.


KIELBASA SANDWICH | Wendy’s Deli, Mattituck

Paying homage to the North Fork’s roots as a Polish immigrant community, Wendy’s Kielbasa, egg, and cheese on a roll that’s cherished by locals and visitors alike.

BACON EGG & CHEESE ON A ROLL | Sterlington Deli, Greenport

For those who are team roll in the BEC debate, Sterlington Deli is known for serving up one of the bests on the North Fork.

SAUSAGE EGG AND CHEESE | Ammirati’s, Mattituck

Quick, affordable, and tasty — what’s not to love?


BREAKFAST BOWL | Love Lane Kitchen, Mattituck

There’s a reason this bustling cafe typically has a wait on weekend mornings. We’ll keep coming back for the breakfast bowl: two perfectly poached eggs and a generous portion of melty, gooey cheddar jack cheese are laid over a bed of crispy breakfast potatoes, served with fresh avocado slices and pico de gallo on the side.

BREAKFAST BOWL | Duffy’s Deli, Jamesport

For those looking for a quick breakfast on the go, Duffy’s Deli offers one filled with home fries or black beans, two eggs, red and green bell peppers, red onion, shredded cheese, avocado and salsa.



Savor the taste of summer with this smoked salmon eggs Benedict, complemented by grilled asparagus, rich truffle hollandaise, and a toasted brioche.

CLASSIC EGGS BENEDICT | The Watershed Kitchen & Bar, Jamesport

Indulge in a brunch classic at this sit-down spot, located just a block away from the beach. Served with a side of crispy home fries, each bite is a mouthwatering combination of savory Canadian ham, gooey poached egg and a toasted English muffin.

CRAB CAKE EGGS BENEDICT | Main Road Biscuit, Jamesport

Presented on one of their signature buttermilk biscuits, the dish features a flavorful crab cake, poached egg, hollandaise sauce, and a crispy fried green tomato.


CROQUE MONSIEUR | First and South, Greenport

First and South offers this buttery, French-style ham and cheese sandwich during brunch on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., serving it with a poached egg and seasonal green salad.

HUEVOS RANCHEROS | Lucia, Mattituck

Lucia serves this traditionally Mexican dish with a Salvadoran twist — fried eggs with ranchera sauce are paired with refried beans, fresh cheese, fried plantains, tortillas and Salvadoran chorizo and cream.

CURRIED SHAKSHUKA | American Beech, Greenport

This traditional middle eastern dish is a flavorful stew of roasted peppers and ripe tomatoes, served at American Beech with baked egg and warm naan.