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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (35 reviews)
“potatoes” (18 reviews)
“french toast” (16 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr F120, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't say enough great things about this cafe! The food is top notch quality, the servers are super friendly, and it is reasonably priced. We especially loved the fact that regulars brought their dogs to the outside seating area! We were on vacation from...More

Thank Cyndee B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found it on TripAdvisor as a good breakfast place. Went Sunday and Monday (so far...). Sunday was a bit more crowded...definitely recommend getting there early especially on cooler days if you want to sit inside. Small, neighborhood diner type of feel with a lot of...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

RJ’s is one of the best breakfast places in OC! The food is awesome, prices are reasonable and the atmosphere is warm and down home fun.

Thank jimK2348OR
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I know a lot of locals love rjs but I’m an eggs Benedict snob and theirs was not good. Maybe everything else is but .....

Thank dpblonde
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You can’t find any better pancakes around... plain or blueberry… You can’t miss. Great location and service. We love RJ’s!

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

RJ’s is a local restaurant that only serves breakfast and lunch. Ingredients are fresh and served hot, and the portions are generous. The menu however is not very diverse. It’s eggs and some type of breakfast meat, pancakes and a few omelette selections. However it’s...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I’m visiting from the East coast & wish I could savor this place there! Tremendous selections, extremely friendly service & yummy! I’m into the Mexican fare here as few & far between back home. The pork over the scrambled eggs with their special red sauce...More

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is one the better breakfast places in Orange County. Come hungry because the servings are big. Sit outside and enjoy the sun while eating. Very casual feel and friendly staff,

Thank SUPlady
Reviewed 2 October 2017

RJ's has the BEST pancakes in Orange County. Their Cinnamon French Toast is also a must. Very popular spot so call ahead if you can.

Thank C1494CZjims
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Great reviews lead us down the stairs (all 120 of them) and we weren't disappointed. Large menu, excellent service, and great portions.

Thank IlProfessore21212
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Questions & Answers
Kerri H
26 October 2017|
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Response from sheri2016 | Reviewed this property |
yes. I have brought a dog to breakfast!
5 June 2016|
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Response from buffybotns | Reviewed this property |
Not that I recall unless it was a special.
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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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