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RJ's Cafe

25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr. F120, Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 218-5757
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Ranked #14 of 111 Restaurants in Dana Point
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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English first
San Juan Capistrano, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

It is a great place to meet your girlfriends for breakfast. Healthy choices for food, very casual, good service and price is fair. No matter how long we all chirp, they still refill your coffee. Never had anything here I didn't like. Place is a little small, so tables are a little close. Nice and clean.

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Phoenix
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

If you are coming from the south to RJs can be a little hard to spot from the road as it is tucked in to the shopping plaza at an angle. Once you find it you will find a good sized menu. We stopped by for breakfast on a weekday around 9am and they were coming to the end of... More

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San Juan Capistrano
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127 reviews 127 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Excellent broad menu but cannot beat the Eggs Benedict options. A locals favorite for years. Never disappoints.

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Cedar City, Utah
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

What a treat. We were traveling with 16 people. This cafe has great service and a great variety of delicious items. We really appreciated the attentive service.

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sacramento, ca
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71 reviews 71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We had lunch on a Saturday at RJ's. We had to wait a few minutes to be seated. There is an indoor and outdoor area. I watched the service in the outdoor area as we waited and it seemed to take awhile for new customers to get service and have their meal order taken. Dogs were allowed to be with... More

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verde valley
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149 reviews 149 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

for as long as i have been coming into the area, i never knew this place existed. thank you TA for introducing me to this little hidden gem! we had the eggs Benedict and pancakes - excellent meal. this is probably the best (or only) breakfast you will get this close to the harbor.

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boston
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This restaurant was quite popular and we waited about 45 minutes for a table. The food and service were quite good. We would recommend this restaurant to friend for family.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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98 reviews 98 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This is a diner that is busy for breakfast and lunch with some outdoor seating in the center of a shopping and restaurant area. It was clear that many customers were locals. I was a local years ago. We had breakfast and lunch on the same day. The fare is less expensive than some of is nearby competitors but, one... More

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San Diego, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

For all the hype about this restaurant and the long lines, the food is slightly above average. Portions are large and the food is tasty but the service was terrible -- just too many patrons and not enough staff. They are used to people waiting for them and are not very organized. We waited about 15 minutes to get our... More

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Dana Point, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The waitresses that work there at 11:30 am on a wedusday seemed tried or over worked. When we first arrived at the door, a waitress told us there is a wait list, then told by the casheir, sit where there is a empty table. Our waitress was nice and the food came out fast, the Fish and Chips we ordered... More

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