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Cafe Mimosa

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243 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4006
+1 949-481-6780
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8:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Trabuco Canyon, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Drove south on 5 to San Clemente main street hoping to find a local place to have lunch on this beautiful day. Driving down Del Mar Street we came to Café Mimosa and decided to give it a try. Food was delicious, service was great. Hubby had the chicken Panini which he said was great but large with a side... More 

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Dana Point,
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Location is down Del Mar Street almost to the curve where your heading down to the Pier. We have enjoyed eating breakfast and lunch here. Good Huevos Ranchero's, fresh chocolate croissants, rich Coffee, fast service, only downside is the parking.

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San Clemente, California
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great salads & French Onion soup. A good place to meet. We sat inside for a quiet location. Great & friendly service.

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Thank Bob B
San Clemente, California
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to Cafe Nimosa several times and I truly enjoy it the staff are amazing they always have something unique for breakfast or lunch it's quite tasty you won't regret it the only problem is sometimes on the weekend there might be a line but it goes pretty rapidly

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Thank 3vickih
Carlsbad, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My niece and I stopped for brunch. I had the roasted vegetable panini and my niece had the chicken panini. We both loved the panini's. My coffee was good. My niece had a pomegranate mimosa which was tasty. We had good service and would go back.

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Thank DC D
San Diego, California
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95 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I had lunch here recently while on an overnight trip from San Diego. They have very good sandwiches and the atmosphere is very pleasant. We dined on the lovely patio that had a rustic feel to it. The ambiance was awesome! I want to bring my husband back sometime on a future trip and try their namesake--a... More 

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Thank travelingCAgal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I met my best friend for brunch here at around noon on a Sunday and initially they told us the wait was 35-45 minutes. We ended up waiting only 5 minutes because parties ahead of us had left to walk around (given the long wait time) and when their table was ready, they weren't there to claim it. So, I... More 

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Rome, Italy
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93 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this morning I visisted this place, a nice place on Avenida del Mar with a nice place outside. I'm surprising on the price to expensive and for the waiter no so friend. The food was good but no so wonderful, the plate small and without vegetable.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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94 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter has been telling me about this restaurant. We went for breakfast here and the food was delicious, but too buttery for me. The French Toast for $16 is just Cibalta big slice of bread with a berry cream sauce. Not worth it at all. My husband hot the egg Benedict and he enjoyed. My daughter got the omlete... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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107 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Like a transplant from the South of France. Local seasonal ingredients in classic recipes like benedicts, one lets, salads, and burgers. Self named drinks were average so a bit disappointing. No fresh peach if raspberry purée in the mimosas. With this name, atmosphere, and food quality the mimosa should be equal. Get an amazing ice tea or beer and be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe, French
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 243 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4006
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-481-6780

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