Eggs Up Grill Opens First Restaurant in Alabama

Popular breakfast, brunch and lunch spot opening in Madison

Eggs Up Grill is located at 300 Hughes Road.

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Eggs Up Grill, a rapidly growing breakfast, brunch and lunch concept, began serving the most important meal of the day at 6 a.m. today.  Its new location in Madison is the first restaurant in Alabama for the Brand. Known for its great-tasting, freshly prepared meals, friendly service and inviting atmosphere, Eggs Up Grill is located at 300 Hughes Road in Madison Commons Shopping Center.  This is the first Eggs Up Grill for Franchise Partners Alex and Kristen McLellan. 

“Alex and I are excited to introduce Eggs Up Grill in Alabama. We value relationships and we love breakfast! We think nothing says, ‘I love you’ like making a stack of pancakes, bacon and eggs for someone.” says McLellan.

Kris and Alex McLellan, Franchisees

The McLellans moved to Madison in 2019 for business and quickly recognized the city as a popular and rapidly-growing area. The family is thrilled to be a part of the community, serving great food and smiles from sunup to lunch. They plan to partner with local organizations in the community, including the Madison library. 

“The Brand is about neighbors serving neighbors and being a home to the whole neighborhood. This community we’ve fallen in love with complements the Eggs Up Grill mission of great food, community service, family and hospitality,” said McLellan

With indoor seating for 86, plus an outdoor patio for 24, the 2,400 square-foot restaurant is designed to make guests feel at home in a light, bright and cheery atmosphere. The Madison restaurant will serve guests seven days a week from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., with dine-in, online ordering, takeout, catering and delivery options available.

Eggs Up Grill will also cater events big or small, with a menu featuring breakfast favorites like eggs, grits, home fries, biscuits and gravy and muffins. Salads and sandwiches are available for catered lunch.

“We are pleased to open our first Alabama location, and plan to seek more opportunities in the state,” said Ricky Richardson, chief executive officer of Eggs Up Grill. ““Eggs Up Grill is not just a great dining option for breakfast and lunch, but also a hub for local activity. We look forward to partnering with the community and serving our neighbors.”

The restaurant is actively hiring. Those interested can apply at or For more information, follow @eugmadison on Instagram and Facebook. 

With locations across Georgia, Florida, the Carolinas, Virginia, Tennessee, and opening in the state of Alabama this summer, Eggs Up Grill offers seasonal items and its full menu for dine-in or order online for takeout or delivery. Menu categories include omelets and benedicts prepared with fresh, hand-cracked eggs, pancakes, waffles and breakfast sandwiches, as well as classic breakfast entrees, and a selection of mimosas. Lunch choices include juicy burgers, tasty sandwiches, and melts, salads, and bowls. The menu also offers gluten-friendly options and a kids’ menu. The full menu is available open to close, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. All locations are individually owned and operated by a local member of the community. 

About Eggs Up Grill:

Eggs Up Grill is home to the whole neighborhood, serving smiles from sunup through lunch. The aromas of freshly brewed coffee, savory bacon and hand-cracked, farm-fresh eggs and juicy burgers on the griddle, and warm, attentive team members will make you feel right at home. We are “neighbors serving neighbors” daily from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ranked as the no. 1 breakfast franchise by Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500® two years in a row, Eggs Up Grill is experiencing record growth across the Southeast. Originally founded in Pawleys Island, S.C., Eggs Up Grill now has 57 locations with plans underway to reach the 100-restaurant mark by 2023.  For more information, visit