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Cafe Mimosa

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243 Avenida del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672
+1 949-481-6780
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8:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Mimosas!

Nice ambience on the patio with varied menu offerings and delicious food! We all orders different entrees and everyone was a winner. I particularly enjoyed my Eggs Benedict non meat version with spinach. Their egg sandwiches were hearty enough for a big appetite male.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
Mollie L
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San Clemente
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San Clemente
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Nice ambience on the patio with varied menu offerings and delicious food! We all orders different entrees and everyone was a winner. I particularly enjoyed my Eggs Benedict non meat version with spinach. Their egg sandwiches were hearty enough for a big appetite male.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I measure the worth of all BLT'S by how they compare to Mimosas! Tables outside are nicer, indoors doesn't get the coastal breeze. I dream about the BLT.....

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San Clemente, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

At the pier side of the main drag in town. Caters to small local crowd so you may have to wait if you don't arrive early. Nice menu, nice service.

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Arrowtown
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We came here on a Sunday and had a 40 min wait for a table and about another 30 min for our orders. However we can forgive them as this is a very buzzy spot, with friendly staff, an excellent menu, and (for the quality) pretty reasonable prices. Mexican Omelette was sort of a Southern Cal version of huevos rancheros... More 

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Orange County, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Nice for breakfast or lunch. Same owner of Antoine's, which is on El Camino Real (or Coast Hyw), so same level of quality of food. I almost always eat on the front patio as it is covered and heated in the winter. Food and beverages never disappoint.

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St. Thomas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Deservedly popular with locals and visitors alike, Cafe Mimosa can be crazy busy on weekends. Our answer: treat yourself to a mid-week delight -- the menu is sublime, the wine list extensive, and the bar creates wonderful Mimosa in a variety of fresh flavors. Say "yes" to dessert and coffee, both are wonderful.

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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Excellent food! Creme brûlée French toast was delightful. Good service. Forte iced tea is brewed at table and poured over ice--very tasty! Seating indoors is warm.

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San Clemente, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Cafe Mimosa has one of the best brunches I've ever been to. There usually is a long wait on the weekends, but it is worth it. You can get a mimosa while you are waiting, which to me, makes the wait bearable. It's definitely not a cheap brunch place, but the food is delicious and the service is great, too.

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La Quinta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Love this place. Great food, realistic portions. Always enjoy sitting out on the patio! The flat iron pork with raspberry chipotle sauce is my current fav.

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Tempe, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Our second visit and didn't disappoint. Went late for breakfast (around 10 am). Hubby got breakfast, I got a sandwich. The food is fresh and perfectly prepared. This is on our list of must-go when in town.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 243 Avenida del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-481-6780

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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