On their website, their tagline is "GREAT FOOD, CASUAL DINING, & SUPERB SERVICE!". I do I agree that it qualifies as casual Dining. But if I had to describe this place in one word, that word would be: Inept.
The Over Easy Cafe reminds me a bit of the Bayview Cafe just east of US1 on the same road. The difference here is that they have booths instead of tables; and that the Bayview has better food and service.
No Splenda here. No link sausages. I vaguely remembered my previous visit; I'd ordered what they called "lumberjack" sausages, which turned out to be an awful smoked sausage. I ordered coffee and asked for a few minutes to make my choice. The coffee came right away; They have custom coffee cups that are bigger than the standard industrial diner cups. And it's a good thing.
The menu we have here is outdated, although most choices and price points are about the same. They now call their home fries "cajun", which I assume meant that they were sprinked cajun seasoning instead of plain paprika, which was fine with me. I ordered the corded beef hash, and asked my server if the home fries were spicy. "No", she said, "They're really good". Ok, so I waited a bit and by the time the food was delivered I was just about done with my coffee. My server didn't notice and sped away.
Obviously, the hash was disappointing. Canned hash, and not Mary Kitchen. I'm not sure how you call these "cajun" home fries; they had absolutely no seasoning at all. Plain roasted red potatoes. The eggs were fine; one yolk was half cooked. The toast was slathered with some yellow oily stuff, probably margarine or one of those hybrids.
My server walked by my table twice with a completely empty cup and didn't look. Then she was packing up an order, and didn't look over as I was trying to get her attention. As it turns out, the order was for her, as she left the cafe, saying good bye to the regulars. Another 10 minutes went by; the other 2 servers walked by several times.
A guy at the next table walked his coffee cup up to the counter to get a refill. I guess it's self service here.
I had to get up and go to the register to pay my bill as no-one came over to drop it off; nor did they look over so that I could ask for it. From the time that I received my food, not one person even looked in my direction for any reason.
The good news is I saved on the tip. Since the only person that served me was gone, who was I leaving the tip for? 3 people who completely ignored me?
Bad food and perhaps the worst service I've received in 800 reviews. So much for truth in advertising.