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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (36 reviews)
“french toast” (16 reviews)
“potatoes” (17 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr # F120, Dana Point, CA 92629-2962
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Always good but always busy on weekends. Be ready to wait for a table. The outside area is protected and gives an enjoyable experience.

Thank KenYoshino
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food and dog friendly =) There can be a longish wait on the weekends but it's worth it for sure!

Thank cindylynnportrait
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Manager "Andy" should be fired. We requested to sit outside and we waited over an hour. When our name was finally called the Manager "Andy" said we'd have to sit inside. I told her we had requested outside. She said if we wanted outside...More

Thank Mary Ann D
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped in RJ’s on our last day of a 5 day vacation in the Dana Point area. It’s a great local breakfast/lunch place near the harbor. They offer a plethora of reasonably priced breakfast options that will please anyone walking in the door. In...More

Thank rnewcomb33
Reviewed 7 July 2018

friendly at check-in, decent service. food was above average standard diner fare. the mexican themed items left something to be desired but standard eggs, pancakes and sausages were quality.

Thank mark j
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Its a great casual place and they are flexible on menu changes and the menu is extensive if you like a great breakfast menu, lost of omelettes, pancakes etc. Its gets very busy on weekends so best to go early am or be prepared to...More

Thank Happyhudson28
Reviewed 3 May 2018

This is a great place for breakfast and lunch. if you stop in for breakfast you gotta try the extra thin pancakes! Just the way I like 'em!

Thank O7161YNstevej
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Super reasonable prices, varied menu, thick cut bacon, fluffy pancakes and a well run, cohesive serving crew that work together and support each other. Shout out to Monica who spoiled us, and Fidel, who kept the glasses full.

Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I met some friends here for breakfast. The restaurant was very busy. Food was good at a reasonable price. The average price is $9.00 a person. They have a nice outdoor eating area that is covered. The only downside was that the table was sticky...More

Thank Debby M
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

This is always an easy choice. Excellent service, phenomenal choices, and great food. This our favorite go to spot in Dana Point for breakfast.

Thank yogiacomo
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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$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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