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Tamago-en Eggy dine-in

If you’re a fan of egg dishes Tamago-en is a cutesy restaurant to consider. The Japanese inspired restaurant eatery is an Egg Specialty Restaurant serving Asian-western fusion dishes. Let’s check out their menu offerings and what are some of their best and popular dishes.

The spread here at Tamago-en
The spread here at Tamago-en.

Furthermore, Tamago-en has several branches operating all about Singapore, typically located in the central city. Yu can find them at 313 Somerset, Next, Suntec, NEX and Plaza Singapura (PS) to name a few with this visit being their PS branch. Notably, the establishment opened its doors in 2019 and has since become a favourite among Singaporeans and tourists alike. Also, Tamago-en, directly translated to “Original Egg” has its roots in Japan, where the eggs served are specially imported direct from Okinawa.

Tamago-en Eggy store themed interior is a nice take.
Eggy store themed interior is a nice cheery take, decked in light wood.

Menu Offerings

Moreover, Tamago-en’s menu is extensive, with an interesting range of egg dishes to choose from. The restaurant offers everything from savory omelets to sweet souffles, and everything in between. In addition to their egg dishes, they also serve a variety of sides, desserts, and drinks.

Additionally, the prices at Tamago-en are reasonable for the quality of the food and service. Their dishes range mostly under the $20 per dish range, with premium dishes costing in the $25 range. This is comparable to other restaurants in the area. The portion sizes are also generous, so you won’t leave feeling hungry.

Tamago-en Saikoro ($16.50) with a "whipped" egg topping.
Saikoro ($16.50) with a “whipped” egg topping.

Recommended dishes include Tamago-en’s Signature Omelet Rice ($15.80). The dish features a fluffy omelette filled with juicy chicken and rice, topped with a flavorful tomato sauce. Also, a permutation of this is their Omu Curry Rice ($13.80), delicious combination of omelet and curry, this dish is a fan favourite. The omelette is filled with fragrant rice and topped with a savoury curry sauce. Also, if you’re a fan of truffle, you’ll love their Truffle Mushroom Omelet Rice ($14.80). The omelet is filled with fragrant truffle-infused rice and topped with a generous amount of sautéed mushrooms.

Tamago-en  Steak burger ($17.50) with a large obligatory egg topping
Steak burger ($17.50) with a large obligatory egg topping.

Going on the Omu range, their Beef steak Omu rice ($19.90) is one of their more premium offerings. And so is their Saikoro ($16.50), a rice dish topped with tender diced beef steak. Their beef dishes are pretty extensive too, with their Steak burger ($17.50) being a western take on their beef offerings, packed between toasted buns.

Tamago-en  Beef Steak Omu rice ($19.90), a filling dish of steak and egg, one of their more premium offerings
Beef Steak Omu rice ($19.90), a filling dish of steak and egg, one of their more premium offerings.

Egg tastic dishes

Moreover, Tamago-en’s emphasis on egg dishes is a refreshing change from the usual restaurant offerings. Eggs are a versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of ways, and Tamago-en’s chefs have definitely found creative ways to showcase their potential. If you’re an egg lover, you’ll appreciate the thought and care that goes into each dish.

Tamago-en massive Eggcellent platter ($16.90) which works as both a breakfast and sharing dish for the table.
The massive Eggcellent platter ($16.90) which works as both a breakfast and sharing dish for the table.

Furthermore, their Eggcellent platter ($16.90), a great side dish for the table to share. It consists of a plate of tater tots, eggs on bread, mushrooms and sausages and salad. Also, Besides mains, Tamago-en also has some dessert offerings. Their Tamago-en Souffle is a unique dessert. The fluffy souffle pancakes are filled with creamy custard and topped with a drizzle of caramel sauce. This dish costs SGD 10.80.

For something more filling, their Eggcellent Pancake ($13.80) is perfect for those with a sweet tooth. The fluffy pancake is topped with a generous amount of whipped cream and served with a side of caramel sauce. Interestingly, not all their dishes explicitly has an egg where you expect it to be. The egg whites are instead like fluffs of whipped cream like toppings used to mimic egg whites.

Wrapping up, Tamago-en is not just a restaurant that serves delicious eggy food. The establishment is also committed to using high-quality ingredients and sustainable practices. Their eggs are sourced from free-range chickens, and they use eco-friendly packaging for their takeout orders. This commitment to sustainability is something that Tamago-en pirdes itself apart from other establishments.

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Storefront
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Served with fries
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Burger

You can bring their eggs home

In addition to their dine-in service, Tamago-en also offers takeout and delivery options. Additionally, you can buy Tamago-en besides having their fresh eggs in their restaurant. Also, if you could not get enough of their eggs, Tamago-EN also sells their Okinawa eggs at their storefront. Also, they are available in permutation of a tray of six eggs (S$5.80) or 10 eggs (S$8.80).

Additionally, the you be attended to by attentive and friendly staff. Also, like Coco curry Japanese restaurant we visited previous similarly at PS, Tamago-en has a cozy and welcoming atmosphere, with a minimalist design that complements the food. The dining area is spacious, with plenty of seating options to choose from.

All in all, if eggs are your thing, Tamago-en is one be of interest not just for their cutesey and interesting take of flavorful and creative dishes, but food quality too. Their offerings ranges from savoury omelettes to sweet souffles, with something for everyone on the menu. Their friendly service and cozy dining ambiance make it a great place to enjoy a meal with friends or family. Whether you’re a local or a tourist, Tamago-en is definitely worth checking out.

Verdict:

Must Go! | Actually pretty Good | Worth Trying | Shortlist Optionally | Should Avoid

Tamago-EN Locality Map

Tamago-EN (Plaza Singapura)
Plaza Singapura,
68 Orchard Rd, #B1-08,
Singapore 238839
Opening Hours: 11am– 10pm

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