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RJ's Cafe

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25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr F120, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
+1 949-218-5757
06:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 15:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to a wedding at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort &Spa in Dana Point. The hotel restaurant was being renovated, so we walked just down the hill to RJ's Cafe. There is a large waiting area, with fresh coffee while you wait. Don't be alarmed if there are several others waiting. There was when we went, but it only took... More 

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Dana Point, California
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A local's hangout with a nice outdoor seating area where people bring their dogs. The breakfasts are huge and great value for the money. Service staff are friendly and though you might have to wait for a table, the atmosphere is nice for hanging out.

Thank Lydia747
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had to bring our Seattle friends here for a Dana Pt Harbor breakfast experience and they loved it. Amazing veggie omelets, French Toast, and carnitas. Like always, the service staff was on top of everything and it's always nice to have RJ, the owner, stop by your table and make sure everyone's expectations were met.

Thank yogiacomo
Mission Viejo, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went to the Marina at Dana Point on Sunday and by habit chose RJ's Cafe to relieve our feelings of hunger. Saturday and Sunday are not the best days to visit as the lines waiting for a table tend to be long. A short time after arrival, we were seated at Marina's section and the greatness... More 

Thank Grandpagolf1
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate two breakfasts here while on short trip to Dana Point, CA. Big menu, good service and food was great! A local place that was worth a walk in the rain to get to....TWICE!

Thank Lorirob57
laguna beach
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100 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

the menu is huge and rj's requires a return visit to try the dishes i didn't choose on this visit. service was good. this is a big local's favorite.

Thank beachminow
Branson, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We discovered the chorizo egg and cheese dish and oh wow what a pleasant surprise. We order a side of pancake because the hotcakes are like dessert. The restaurant is located next to Dana Point Harbor, a great place for a stroll after breakfast or lunch. Service is top notch. Plan on a wait on weekends.

Thank Jerry B
San Clemente, California
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229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

The waitress said the oatmeal was awesome and it was very good and a large portion! Six of us had a breakfast meeting here in a nice, private room. Each ordered a different meal. All looked very good and not much was left on any plate. Large portions! I need to come here more often!

Thank JimW551
Ashland, Oregon
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236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Two of us had breakfast at RJ's Cafe on a Friday morning. We were greeted and given our choice of seating location. We chose the patio. Service for getting our coffee and taking our order was prompt and courteous. The wait for our food was a little too long. Our waitress apologized for the wait time. When our food did... More 

Thank Tapetseb22
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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36 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Obviously a very popular place to go on a Sunday for breakfast. I arrived about 9am with a couple of work colleagues and found we had to wait about 30 minutes to get seated. Once seated the staff were helpful and friendly. Food great and reasonably priced. Popular for good reason.

Thank Daniel W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
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

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