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RJ's Cafe

25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr F120, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
+1 949-218-5757
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (29 reviews)
“potatoes” (17 reviews)
“french toast” (16 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr F120, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
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Reviews (227)
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1 - 10 of 227 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to sit on the patio with your pup, and have a big old fashioned breakfast that gets you started for your beach day! It's a Dana Point locals' favorite.

Thank DrDebbO
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in town for graduation and decided to drive down here from Irvine. French Toast was delicious! Pancakes were delicious too! Super nice folks.

Thank Jenmisstx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate a great breakfast here before heading to Salt Creek for some surfing and relaxation. The stuffed French toast with bananas was amazing and the lobster Benedict was unique and delicious. We will keep this on our list of places to come back to...More

Thank 2travelsweethearts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for breakfast on a rainy Sunday on our last trip. Wait was ok - about 10 min for a late Sunday breakfast. Had the eggs benedict, and my wife the pancakes - both were delicious. Eggs were cooked perfect, and the pancakes were...More

Thank mibo888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A local spot that took us 7 years to visit Very clean, friendly staff across from the marina and plenty of parking. Big portions and good quality food, we have now found out breakfast spot !

Thank DPKH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great good for a little breakfast joint near the harbor. Try the corn beef hash or the heavenly potatoes. Service is okay for a cafe. Can be a long wait on busy days.

Thank angihansen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is always good but be careful there can be a wait. So if you don't like waiting show up early because not going is not a good option, you will be missing out. Besides the food, the service is great and if you...More

Thank SoCalDizzy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

RJ's Cafe is by the harbor in Dana Point and is a local favorite for breakfast and lunch. The food is great, service is attentive and you get a real sense of the local vibe. I recommend the blue berry pancakes with the crispy bacon

Thank 1Golfcrazy
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Been going to RJs for years after yoga, just hiking or running around the harbor. If there is a line, put your name in, grab a cup of coffee and chill in the harbor sun. Good food, service, eat in or outside or sit at...More

Thank OC-RaiderFan
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The breakfast and lunch menus are extraordinary in scrumptious selections. The service is excellent and eating at the Cafe is always a pleasureable experience.

Thank Garyvclark
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you or do you not have lobster benedict?
5 June 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from buffybotns | Reviewed this property |
Not that I recall unless it was a special.
I heard you have lobster benedict but it's not on your menu
21 January 2016|
Response from yogiacomo | Reviewed this property |
That's something that I would never look for, they might do a miniature facsimile like a langoustine. Lots of great stuff there and the board always has specials.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
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
  • E-mail
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