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RJ's Cafe

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25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr F120, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
(949) 218-5757
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best breakfast spot in Dana Point. Great menu with lots of options. Omelets and pancakes are great!...so is just about everything on the menu.

Thank Keith G
Dana Point, California
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live a few blocks up the street from RJ's and the breakfast is good but NOT worth the wait -- especially on the weekends! I can't tell you how many times we put our name on the list and the server tells us -- only 15 or 20 or 30 minutes and it turns into 45 minutes to an... More 

Thank Kugirl808
Dallas, Texas
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90 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went here two years ago, and drove out of our way to come again this year. We happily waited the 30+ minutes for the table, and then enjoyed the delicious food. My husband had the biscuits and gravy (1/2 order was more than enough), and loved every bit. I highly recommend the pancakes. I got one... More 

Thank K C
Ocean City, New Jersey
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has great breakfasts at a reasonable price and is one of the few places that opens before 8am. This was great for us as we were on East coast time. The pancakes, French toast, omelet so, potatoes were all excellent. The wait staff - particularly Monica- are terrific. This place is packed with locals- go early or you... More 

Thank Shorelvr
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a quick lunch- first time in Dana Point. There were 4 different eggplant lunch choices (!)- my favorite thing- and I got the Veggie Deluxe sandwich. It was amazing and perfect- grilled eggplant, spinach and feta, lettuce and tomato, on a soft and oozy french roll, giant side of sweet potato fries, and decent deli pickles. It... More 

Thank Alisa G
Coastal Carolinas
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Rj's for breakfast a couple of times on our visit to Dana Point. Ther menu is varied and interesting, the serve their traditional Breakfasts as well as RJ,s Specialties that include items like: RJ,s Heavenly potatoesVeggie Benedict,Feta Avocado Scrambled Eggs Milanese...all in the $9-10 catagory. Their "from the Griddle" selections offer a test of stuffed french toastCinnamon... More 

Thank BooCoastalCarolinas
Laguna Niguel
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Love this place, especially for breakfast! It has both inside and outside seating, but be prepared to wait because the food is great and the prices so reasonable. Ham and eggs with potatoes and toast is only $8.95, and the ham is delicious. Very popular place with the locals.

Thank lagunanina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is my favorite place for a nice and delicious Sunday breakfast, good food and friendly service. The atmosphere is very family oriented. You must visit.

Thank Mario G
San Clemente, California
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66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

You can't go wrong at RJ's, if you've arrived for breakfast or lunch. All the usual suspects on the menu of a cafe. Indoor & outdoor seating. Very large portions, I'd always recommend splitting plates! Excellent & prompt service. This is a locals favorite!

Thank redgreen13
Magnolia, Texas
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Ate breakfast here. Nice restaurant with good service. They make an omelet using Italian Sausage and Marinara sauce. It was delicious.

Thank Ross M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr F120, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Dana Point
  • Phone Number: (949) 218-5757

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