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2 Ritz Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA
{949} 488-2330
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6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, perfunctory service

Pain Du Monde is a small chain of four coffee shop/bistros located in Orange County. The one in Dana Point is a five minute walk from the Ritz-Carlton, and the food is very good. Both times I went, I was impressed with the quality of the food, and their coffee was tremendous. On both occasions... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
VAtriptaker2013
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Annandale, Virginia
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Annandale, Virginia
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Pain Du Monde is a small chain of four coffee shop/bistros located in Orange County. The one in Dana Point is a five minute walk from the Ritz-Carlton, and the food is very good. Both times I went, I was impressed with the quality of the food, and their coffee was tremendous. On both occasions, however, the service staff seemed... More 

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Dana Point
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The breakfast and lunch selections are wonderful. Portions are generous and the wait staff are wonderful. We love this place and go often.

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Southlake, Texas
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98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Pain Du Monde was our last meal before heading home on a recent trip, and I'm glad we stopped in. I like SoCal flavors, and PDM did a great job of melding together classic breakfast dishes with unique local flavors. There's plenty of healthy choices, as well as terrific pastries for something that's more grab-and-go. The coffee was also outstanding,... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Pain du Monde is more than a good coffee shop. It is consistently good for great and healthy breakfasts and lunches. Pesto and eggs, omelettes, breakfast burritos and oatmeal are always good, and the sandwiches and wraps are delicious. Seating is indoors and outdoors, and they will bring your food and bus your table. Very convenient to both the Ritz... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We (me, my wife, and kids aged 9 and 11) stopped by here for lunch on our way from LA to San Diego. My veggie sandwich on a croissant was simple and excellent - the spinach salad that came with it was dressed with a light but tasty French vinaigrette. My wife liked it too. My kids both had a... More 

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Carmel, Indiana, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Great snacks, lunches, coffees, teas, smoothies, etc. at very reasonable prices. A nice place to get a quick breakfast on the go!

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portland oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This was a horrible experience. The staff were rude and the food was terrible. I liked the location close to the beach and our hotel but disliked everything that we ordered, the high prices and rude staff.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

stopped by after a nearby lunch for a little desert. wow - great pastries. highly recommend. had the pecan twist and it was great. my wife had a chocolate cressant - also a big hit

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Chicago
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I had the Pesto and Eggs and it was excellent. Everything on the menu looked great. They have a very nice outside area to sit outside and enjoy the sun while you eat. Highly recommend. It is right mix of low key, good service, great vibe and excellent food.

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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I had the Pesto and Eggs and it was excellent. Everything on the menu looked great. They have a very nice outside area to sit outside and enjoy the sun while you eat. Highly recommend. It is right mix of low key, good service, great vibe and excellent food.

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Additional Information about Pain Du Monde

Address: 2 Ritz Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA
Phone Number: {949} 488-2330
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Cafe

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Ritz Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: {949} 488-2330

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm

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