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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%
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“pancakes” (35 reviews)
“potatoes” (18 reviews)
“french toast” (16 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr F120, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

RJ's is an awesome spot for a great breakfast near Dana Point Harbor. The service is always friendly and fast and the food is consistently delicious.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just love this place, it’s our favorite and going on New Years was wonderful. I’m always impressed how the service staff handles the packed tables with efficiency and a smile.

Thank yogiacomo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the Dana Point Harbor, RJ's IS the local place to be for breakfast and/or lunch. The food is consistently fresh and good. This is an old fashioned cafe that has a large varied menu and all the traditional Southern California specials: tacos, fish...More

Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 21 November 2017

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 13 November 2017 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 9 November 2017 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 9 November 2017 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 9 November 2017 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 2 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
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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!
4 June 2016|
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Response from buffybotns | Reviewed this property |
Not that I recall unless it was a special.
20 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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