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25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr. F120, Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 218-5757
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Ranked #23 of 112 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
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  • Russian first
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English first
Top Contributor
129 reviews 129 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Super service and great food. Their menu is interesting and their specials always offer some intriguing choices. It's definitely the best breakfast choice in Dana Point.

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Dana Point, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Arrive hungry. I love breakfast and this place has all the basics, and creative specials, as well. The bacon is meaty and flavorful, and the French toast is just about perfect. The cooks know what they are doing with eggs, too. If you like bacon medium well done, but eggs soft, then you will get exactly what you ordered. It's... More 

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Nebraska
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65 reviews 65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We decided that a big breakfast was a good idea before embarking on the 10:00am whale watching excursion out of Dana Point Harbor (did not use captain mike but the other outfit and had a great experience). This place is just off Golden Lantern as you approach the marina. Service was quick, the coffee hot. Our teens love breakfast and... More 

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Anaheim, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I am not much of a breakfast person but this place and the banana French toast is excellent. Also the potatoes is good. I would definitely make room for breakfast when I visit Dana point. The service is good as well along with the coffee. Sit on the patio and enjoy the wonderful Dana Point beach weather!

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Monrovia, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Our friends recommended we try RJ's out. The wait was a little long, but the food and service was worth it, I'm not a big fan of leftovers, but our breakfast was so good, I brought some home for my daughter to try.

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Balboa Island, California
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185 reviews 185 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This is a great place for breakfast. Both food and service are good. The challenge is that everyone already knows that, and it's crowded. A bigger challenge is that their restrooms are one person at a time. You may spend time standing in the hallway.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I've been going to this place for about 2 years now. It's a place I go to at least once a week with my gf and brother for some amazing breakfast. We always get the avocado scramble and it has never failed me. The customer service here is really good as well. Extremely nice people always having a smile on... More 

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Dana Point, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I have lived here for many years and have gone to rj's when they first opened. went this morning after several months and sadly nothing has changed. the service is crap and the food is mediocre. really I have to ask you to refill my coffee? after only one cup, waiting for our food. you serve my food and 2... More 

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I enjoyed eating breakfast here this last week on their patio. The locals made the breakfast entertaining with their banter and the food was good, but was normal breakfast food. My hubby really enjoyed the cinnamon french toast. Be warned though, no espresso machine. :(

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Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Arrive ealier because it was a long wait but well worth it. I had the banana stuffed french toast. It was amazing! I also tryed the egg Benedict that was very good as well. Pancakes were large and tasty. Overall great place and people took there dogs there and ate outside.

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Address: 25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr. F120, Dana Point, CA 92629
Phone Number: (949) 218-5757
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American

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