Newest The Egg & I Restaurant Opening on April 16th in McAllen, TX

Denver-based The Egg & I Restaurants announces the opening of its 55th restaurant on Monday, April 16th.  The restaurant opens at 6:00 a.m., and is located in the Taylor Plaza at 4901 Expressway 83, approximately 1 mile west of South Ware Road.

On April 15th, the restaurant will donate 100% of all proceeds from its private, pre-opening training day to the United Way of South Texas. The mission of the United Way is to provide leadership and resources that make a measurable positive difference in people’s lives. “The United Way of South Texas touches more than 200,000 residents in Hidalgo and Starr counties each year, and this event will help us meet critical needs. We are very excited that The Egg & I Restaurant has chosen to hold a fundraiser to support our organization,” said Thelma M. Garza, President of the United Way of South Texas.

“We are all very excited about this event and about our new restaurant opening. The McAllen community has already welcomed us with open arms and we can’t wait to become more involved in our new community and make new friends,” said Dave Nave, General Manager of the new The Egg & I Restaurant. “We are also very pleased our restaurant is creating 35 new jobs in McAllen.”

“The opening of our 55th location is a significant accomplishment for all of us at

The Egg & I Restaurants. I want to thank our entire team for their dedication and tireless efforts to ensure we deliver an exceptional guest experience every day in every restaurant,” commented Bill Baumhauer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of E&I Holdings, Inc., parent company of The Egg & I Restaurants.  “We are excited to be opening new restaurants and bringing our award-winning breakfast and lunch entrees to the McAllen community.”

About The Egg & I Restaurants

About The Egg & I RestaurantsThe Egg & I Restaurants, headquartered in Centennial, CO, opened its first restaurant in Ft. Collins, CO in 1987. With McAllen’s opening there will be 55 company and franchise restaurants operating in twelve states throughout the U.S. The Egg & I Restaurants are casual, full-service, breakfast and lunch restaurants open Monday-Friday from 6:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. (2:30 p.m. on weekends).  Arabica premium high grown coffees, 100% pure-squeezed orange juice, generous portions and creative menu items all combine to make a meal at The Egg & I delicious and memorable.  Frittatas, omelettes, whole wheat pancakes, waffles and many delicious “non-egg” and “Smarter Choice” items make up the extensive breakfast and brunch menu.  Lunch choices include chef-inspired sandwiches, generous salads and freshly-prepared, homemade soups. Private meeting rooms are available at most locations. The Egg & I Restaurant was recently named for the second year in a row to Technomic’s The Future 50 listing, its annual ranking of the fastest-growing concepts between $25 million and $50 million in sales. For further information, visit


Jan Barnett
The Egg & I Restaurants
Director of Marketing
Office:  (303) 768-8883
Cell:    (720) 280-6743