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RJ's Cafe

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25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr F120, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
+1 949-218-5757
06:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 15:00
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ate two breakfasts here while on short trip to Dana Point, CA. Big menu, good service and food was great! A local place that was worth a walk in the rain to get to....TWICE!

Thank Lorirob57
laguna beach
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100 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the menu is huge and rj's requires a return visit to try the dishes i didn't choose on this visit. service was good. this is a big local's favorite.

Thank beachminow
Branson, Missouri
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744 reviews
531 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We discovered the chorizo egg and cheese dish and oh wow what a pleasant surprise. We order a side of pancake because the hotcakes are like dessert. The restaurant is located next to Dana Point Harbor, a great place for a stroll after breakfast or lunch. Service is top notch. Plan on a wait on weekends.

Thank Jerry B
San Clemente, California
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437 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The waitress said the oatmeal was awesome and it was very good and a large portion! Six of us had a breakfast meeting here in a nice, private room. Each ordered a different meal. All looked very good and not much was left on any plate. Large portions! I need to come here more often!

Thank JimW551
Ashland, Oregon
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287 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two of us had breakfast at RJ's Cafe on a Friday morning. We were greeted and given our choice of seating location. We chose the patio. Service for getting our coffee and taking our order was prompt and courteous. The wait for our food was a little too long. Our waitress apologized for the wait time. When our food did... More 

Thank Tapetseb22
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Obviously a very popular place to go on a Sunday for breakfast. I arrived about 9am with a couple of work colleagues and found we had to wait about 30 minutes to get seated. Once seated the staff were helpful and friendly. Food great and reasonably priced. Popular for good reason.

Thank Daniel W
Los Angeles, California
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first time here. They basically take your order and bring your food. So if you think you are going to need anything extra catch them while they are at your table. The portions seemed large on the omelets. I was with 3 friends they enjoyed their food. I was a bit perplexed about the color of the Hollandaise on... More 

Thank Angela A
Laguna Beach, California
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This breakfast and lunch only cafe is consistently on the mark with their meals. Breakfast is the specialty with exceptional pancakes and eggs the way you want them every time. Coffee is great as is the superb,attentive service. Small or large parties are equally welcome. Simple fare with most satisfying results.

Thank Patrick M
Victoria, Texas
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent Breakfast and great Coffee, highly recommend!! We had Omelette and Eggs Benedict perfect !!

Thank Pumpdude
Phoenix, Arizona
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664 reviews
395 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Went here with a small group of 6 during the week and did not have to wait. It must get busy at the weekend as there were plenty of seats provided outside to sit in! Good menu, although for California I thought that there would be more "Healthy" options. Great service and food was served quickly. There is an inside... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr F120, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: +1 949-218-5757

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?