The tapas-style tortilla Española is a comforting little Spanish omelet with potatoes and onions. 655 Middle Country Rd., St. James, 631-656-1564
This breakfast and lunch spot offers a very good Cheddar, bacon and potato omelet. 432 Hillside Ave., Williston Park, 516-280-4102
In addition to a menu is the "dinosaur egg" -- three whites and one yolk done over-easy. 108 Terry Rd., Smithtown, 631-360-9227
You can order a three-egg omelet any way you like. One combo that works: oven-roasted plum tomatoes, basil, caramelized onions and smoked ham. Allegria Hotel, 80 W. Broadway, Long Beach, 516-889-1300
Dessert queen Sarabeth Levine's department store cafes serve "Goldie lox," a satisfying scramble made with smoked salmon, cream cheese and chives. 1200 Franklin Ave., Garden City, 516-742-7000, ext. 385 and 1440 Northern Blvd. Manhasset, 516-627-3000, ext. 457, sarabeth.com.