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25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr. F120, Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 218-5757
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good breakfast in Dana Point

RJ's is a good choice for breakfast or lunch. Walking distance from hotels near DP Harbor or short drive. Can be a bit of a wait because it is a small place, popular with locals. Good variety of traditioal breakfast plates, omelettes and pancakes. Staff is friendly and food is good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

RJ's is a good choice for breakfast or lunch. Walking distance from hotels near DP Harbor or short drive. Can be a bit of a wait because it is a small place, popular with locals. Good variety of traditioal breakfast plates, omelettes and pancakes. Staff is friendly and food is good.

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Calif.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Voted best breakfast in Dana Point 6 years running. Famous for their home made cinnamon rolls.. Great omelets and the pancakes are to die for.

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San Clemente, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

RJ's rocks! This place serves some of the best breakfast's you will find in Dana Point, service and staff are great.

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Dana Point, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Very good breakfasts. Servings are huge and prices are reasonable. Best pancakes in Dana Point and beyond. Wait times can be long. Wait staff and owner friendly even when very busy, especially once they know you.

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La Quinta, California, United States
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Great location and lots of good food at a fair price. Lots of bar action and fun night and sports spot.

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Dana Point, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is a nice little rest. in the shpping center next to the Marina. It must be good for everytome We go in thyere are peaxce officers there. Standard ambience for a small Rest. Food is good and standard costs. We were last there in June. There is also plenty of outside eating--bring your doggie!

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Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Enjoyed several good meals here. All day breakfasts excellent value and coffee brilliant. The staff are always pleasant and friendly even at peak times when if can get very busy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I love their hawaiian fusion food as you can't find them anywhere else. Everything looks and taste fresh and healthy. Service is excellent. Worth waiting in line. Best find ever.

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dallas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We had quite a wait for a table (45 minutes) but it was worth it. They have a unique breakfast selection. The mango stuffed french toast was fabulous.

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Laguna Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Nice small place, owner was actively present had a nice little chat with him. We had the cinnamon French toast and the egg white scramble which we shared both were wonderful and prompted to make sure we returned to try the lunch menu. The owner did say it was busy on the weekend. I have to say it would be... More 

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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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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr. F120, Dana Point, CA 92629
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: (949) 218-5757

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

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