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Nov 9, 2010 08:01 AM

Matt's or OverEasy

If you had to choose just one, which one would it be? Matt's looks better to me however the menu is a bit limited compared to OverEasy. Will Matt allow special orders (i.e. choice of ingredients in omelettes, egg whites, etc.). Thanks.

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  1. Matt's but the wait is considerably longer.

    1. I'll take the wait at Matt's. Over Easy is good, but I found the offerings a bit chichi. I know it's in the thick of Arcadia, but chicken fried steak is not something that should come across as delicate.

      Over Easy
      4730 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018

      1. Another vote for Matt's. I'm usually up early, so, there is no wait (6:30 - 7:00). I also have breakfast at Overeasy regularly, but, I'd put it behind Dick's Hideaway.

        Matt's Big Breakfast
        801 N 1st Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

        Dick's Hideaway
        6008 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016

        1. I've found Matt's to be overrated. Never found anything there to be particularly outstanding or memorable, honestly.

          I don't LOVE Over Easy, but I give it an edge over Matt's I guess. I was a little thrown by the chicken fried steak the first time I had it because the gravy is bacon-y (in addition to sausage-y), which isn't how I would normally think it "should" be, but I ended up craving it (for the record, thought it was better than the cfs/gravy from Ranch House Grille). I seem to remember they have good pancakes too.

          Ranch House Grille
          5618 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018

          Over Easy
          4730 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018

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          1. re: Bax

            I just got back from my trip to your great city and truly enjoyed my stay. With regard to Matt's versus OverEasy, I only had one opportunity to do a sit down breakfast and chose instead to eat at the Breakfast Club (as it was on my way for a long drive to Sedona). The food at the Breakfast Club was solid. I don't recall the name of my dish but it consisted of two eggs over corn bread and covered with a queso sauce. It was very good (although I thought they skimped a little on the cornbread). When I get around to it, I'll try to post about my meals at Binkley's, Pizzeria Bianco, St. Francis and Noca. Thanks to all for the advice.

            Pizzeria Bianco
            623 E Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

            6920 E. Cave Creek Rd., Cave Creek, AZ 85331

            The Breakfast Club
            4400 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

            3118 E. Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016