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RJ's Cafe

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25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr F120, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
+1 949-218-5757
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had to bring our Seattle friends here for a Dana Pt Harbor breakfast experience and they loved it. Amazing veggie omelets, French Toast, and carnitas. Like always, the service staff was on top of everything and it's always nice to have RJ, the owner, stop by your table and make sure everyone's expectations were met.

Thank yogiacomo
Mission Viejo, CA
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife and I went to the Marina at Dana Point on Sunday and by habit chose RJ's Cafe to relieve our feelings of hunger. Saturday and Sunday are not the best days to visit as the lines waiting for a table tend to be long. A short time after arrival, we were seated at Marina's section and the greatness... More 

Thank Grandpagolf1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate two breakfasts here while on short trip to Dana Point, CA. Big menu, good service and food was great! A local place that was worth a walk in the rain to get to....TWICE!

Thank Lorirob57
laguna beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the menu is huge and rj's requires a return visit to try the dishes i didn't choose on this visit. service was good. this is a big local's favorite.

Thank beachminow
Branson, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered the chorizo egg and cheese dish and oh wow what a pleasant surprise. We order a side of pancake because the hotcakes are like dessert. The restaurant is located next to Dana Point Harbor, a great place for a stroll after breakfast or lunch. Service is top notch. Plan on a wait on weekends.

Thank Jerry B
San Clemente, California
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228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The waitress said the oatmeal was awesome and it was very good and a large portion! Six of us had a breakfast meeting here in a nice, private room. Each ordered a different meal. All looked very good and not much was left on any plate. Large portions! I need to come here more often!

Thank JimW551
Ashland, Oregon
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288 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two of us had breakfast at RJ's Cafe on a Friday morning. We were greeted and given our choice of seating location. We chose the patio. Service for getting our coffee and taking our order was prompt and courteous. The wait for our food was a little too long. Our waitress apologized for the wait time. When our food did... More 

Thank Tapetseb22
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Obviously a very popular place to go on a Sunday for breakfast. I arrived about 9am with a couple of work colleagues and found we had to wait about 30 minutes to get seated. Once seated the staff were helpful and friendly. Food great and reasonably priced. Popular for good reason.

Thank Daniel W
Los Angeles, California
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first time here. They basically take your order and bring your food. So if you think you are going to need anything extra catch them while they are at your table. The portions seemed large on the omelets. I was with 3 friends they enjoyed their food. I was a bit perplexed about the color of the Hollandaise on... More 

Thank Angela A
Laguna Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

This breakfast and lunch only cafe is consistently on the mark with their meals. Breakfast is the specialty with exceptional pancakes and eggs the way you want them every time. Coffee is great as is the superb,attentive service. Small or large parties are equally welcome. Simple fare with most satisfying results.

Thank Patrick M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
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: +1 949-218-5757

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