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Cafe Mimosa

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243 Avenida del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672
+1 949-481-6780
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 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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Fair Oaks, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a large party on a holiday weekend, and they accommodated us for brunch beautifully. Lindsey was a superb server, on top of our every need as latecomers trickled in. Best part was the food - I had the special French toast - delicious!

Thank Dimanny
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I had lunch here & brought our adult children back the next day. The "tea forte" choices are excellent. Suggest sharing since iced tea is large portion. Both times we sat out on the patio & enjoyed the fresh ocean breeze & people watching. Three menu choices that were all delicious were the BLT, vegetarian sandwich &... More 

Thank srashford
San Leandro CA
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the place for breakfast if you are staying near old town...and that means all the way down to the beach. You can have the mimosa or fresh squeezed orange juice to go with your eggs Benedict (3 kinds of eggs Benedict), or you can try one of the other great breakfasts....you will enjoy the lay back atmosphere and... More 

Thank byoung3rd
Berkeley, California
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Very nice late morning breakfast On a cute curbside covered patio. Great coffee and delicious egg dishes. The portions were large and really well prepared but they didn't forget to charge for it either! If you want the extra ambiance this is your spot!

Thank monalinda2010
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Had the fresh crab eggs Benedict. The crab meat tasted fresh & yummy, and the eggs were perfectly poached. Excellent service. They also have fantastic croissants.

Thank George R
San Clemente, California, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

You could make the egg white frittatas or Eggs Benedict with all the fixings. But would you? You would be shopping and cleaning up for hours and, let's be honest, it would not be as good. This restaurant is on the lower west side of town on the way to the beach. Stroll through the Sunday Farmer's market and settle... More 

Thank Geoffrey L
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

The eggs benedict are very good and it's a nice portion for one person that is served with potatoes. I had the pomegranate mimosa but there was at least ten different choices of mimosas that you could choose from. Service is quick on sunday morning and view on the terrace is nice (on Del Mar)

Thank Gabriella G
Riverside, California
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111 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Tried Cafe Mimosa for the first time and will definitely be back in the future. The eggs Benedict were good but the croissant french toast was soo delish! Oh my goodness I will dream about that french toast until we go back. Nice atmosphere and food came relatively quickly.

Thank Maria B
Tucson, Arizona
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Their website leads directly to porn and they haven't addressed that issue. At the bottom of their menu, it even says "Yes, we know our site's been hacked, but don't mention it, it's a sore subject."

Thank estoril2
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Best egg dishes in San Clemente! French atmosphere on the patio - you also could picture yourself sitting in Paris in a little street cafe! Scrambled egg is always served fluffy and the tartine? Scrambled eggs on French baguette or ciabatta with ham, chives Swiss cheese - AMAZING!! however, a place that calls itself cafe mimosa and only serves one... More 

Thank Daniel S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, French
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-481-6780

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