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The best brunch in Orange County on My Local OCAre you looking for a local eatery that has the best brunch in Orange County? Not up for a full-size brunch?  Maybe just a bagel and coffee? We’ve got you covered. Whether it’s Mother’s Day, graduation, a birthday or…let’s face it, any day is a good day to eat a delicious meal!

So, we asked our readers to give us their recommendations for restaurants that in their opinion prepare the best brunch and/or breakfast in Orange County. And they did not disappoint. We have their choices listed below. We hope you will try them out, and when you’re there, please tell them you saw them on My Local OC. We don’t receive compensation for this list, but a shout-out would be nice. If you don’t see your favorite on this list, please FB message us, and we will add it. This is just one more way that we @ My Local OC serve those who live, work, and play in Orange County. See you around the OC!

The Best Brunch in Orange County on My Local OC.

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Small Bites to Sumptuous Buffets
***Please Note: This List is Recommended by Our Readers.

Anaheim   El Torito Mexican Restaurant   2020 E. Ball Road  714.956.4880  Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch 8 – 2 Website
Brea   Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen 110 W. Birch St. #7  714.255.1040  Website
Brea   TAPS Fish House & Brewery   101 E. Imperial Hwy.   714.257.0101   Website
Buena Park   Broken Yolk Café   8010 Beach Blvd.   657.385.4901  Website
Corona Del Mar   Five Crowns   3801 East Coast Hwy.   949.760.0331   Website
Costa Mesa
  Broken Yolk Café   2701 Harbor Blvd. Suite E6   657.231.6708  Website
Costa Mesa   Plum’s Café & Catering   369 E. 17th St.   919.722.7586  Website
Costa Mesa   Tableau Kitchen & Bar   3333 Bear St. Suite 119   714.872.8054  Website
Costa Mesa 
 Toast Kitchen and Bakery   1767 Newport Blvd.   949.873.5057  Website  
Cypress El Torito Mexican Restaurant   5995 Katella Ave.   714.761.8155 Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch 8 – 2  Website
Dana Point   Dana West Yacht Club   24601 Dana Drive  949.661.1185 “Mama Tried” Southern Brunch  Live Music 9:30 Website  Website
Dana Point   El Torito Mexican Restaurant   34521 Golden Lantern   949.496.6311 Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch 8 – 2  Website
Dana Point   Gemmell’s French Restaurant   34471 Golden Lantern  949.234.0063 Sunday Brunch 10 – 3  Website  Website
Dana Point   Wind & Sea   34699 Golden Lantern   949.496.6500   Website
Fullerton   Broken Yolk Café   1436 South Harbor Blvd.   657.577.9939   Website
Fullerton   Eggspresso   1981 Sunny Crest Dr #100   714.519.3548   Website
Garden Grove   Aunt Yese’s Home Cooking   12444 Brookhurst St.   714.512.6150   Website
Garden Grove   Kaye’s Kitchen   12939 Main St.   714.636.6755 Website
Huntington Beach   Duke’s   Huntington Beach   317 PCH   714.374.6446   Website  
Huntington Beach   Mama’s Comfort Food & Cocktails   21022 Beach Blvd.   714.374.1166   Website
Huntington Beach   Tanner’s Restaurant   21080 Pacific Coast Highway  714.698.6130 Mother’s Day Brunch & Live Music  Website
Huntington Beach   Zubie’s Dry Dock   9059 Adams Ave.   714.963.6362   Website
Huntington Beach 
 The Watertable Restaurant   21500 Pacific Coast Highway   714.845.4776  Website
Irvine   Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen   13126 Jamboree Rd   714.408.7819   Website
Irvine   El Torito Mexican Restaurant   18512 MacArthur Blvd.   949.833.8230 Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch 8 – 2  Website

Irvine   Bosscat Kitchen & Libations  18169 Von Karman Ave. 949-333-0917 Website
Irvine   Stacks Pancake House   14421 Culver Dr.   949.679.1233  Website
Ladera Ranch   
Mama’s Comfort Food & Cocktails   25606 Crown Valley Pkwy Suite K-2   949.889.2600   Website
Laguna Beach   Driftwood Kitchen  619 Sleepy Hollow Lane   949.715.7700  Website
Laguna Beach   
Larsens   425 S Coast Hwy.   949.494.1151   Website
Laguna Beach   Splashes at Hotel Laguna   1555 South Coast Highway   888.281.3502  Website
Laguna Niguel   
Plumeria Café by Stacks Pancake House23811 Aliso Creek Rd Ste. 122   949.900.6829   Website
Laguna Niguel   Snooze an A.M. Eatery28141 Crown Valley Parkway   949.767.8950   Website
Laguna Niguel   Ted’s Place   23990 Aliso Creek Rd.   949.831.0061   Website
Lake Forest   Bru Grill   23730 El Toro Road   949.305.0757  Website
Lake Forest   Jolanda’s Cafe & Catering   23615 El Toro Blvd.   949.951.8675  Website
Lake Forest   Royal Rasoi Indian Restaurant/Buffet & Champagne Brunch   24288 Swartz Drive   949.454.9600  Website
Lake Forest 
 The Snooty Fox   23028 Lake Forest Blvd., 949.770.7761  Website
Los Alamitos   Mama’s Comfort Food & Cocktails   11122 Los Alamitos Blvd.   562.357.6970    Website
Mission Viejo   Arroyo Trabucco Golf Club   26772 Avery Pkwy.   949.305.5100 Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet by Reservation  Website
Mission Viejo   Broken Yolk Café   28621 Marguerite Pkwy.   949.388.0292  Website
Mission Viejo   Scarlett Kitchen and Lounge   30865 Gateway Pl.   949.503.3086   Website
Newport Beach   Billy’s At the Beach   2751 West Coast Hwy.   949.722.1100   Website
Newport Beach   Lighthouse Café   1600 W Balboa Blvd   949.933.1001   Website
Newport Beach   Shorebird Restaurant   2220 Newport Blvd #101   949.287.6627 Website
Newport Beach   The Bayside Restaurant  900 Bayside Drive   949.721.1222 Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch $85  Website
Orange   Anepalco Mexican Restaurant415 S Main St.   714.771.2333   Website
Orange   Broken Yolk Café   2810 E Chapman Ave   714.289.9655  Website
Orange   Citrus City Grille   122 N Glassell St.  714.639.9600  Website
Orange   El Torito Mexican Restaurant   3520 The City Way E   714.939.6711 Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch 8 – 2   Website
Orange   King’s Fish House1521 W Katella Ave.   714.771.6655 Website
Orange   Orange Café   1608 E Mayfair Ave.   714.633.8698   Website
Orange   Orange County Mining Company   10000 S. Crawford Canyon Rd.   714.997.7411 Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch 10 – 6   Website   
Orange Hill Restaurant   6410 E Chapman Ave.   714.997.2910 Mother’s Day Brunch 10 – 4    Website
Orange   The Filling Station Cafe   201 N. Glassell   714.289.9714   Website   
Orange   Saddle Ranch Chop House 20 City Blvd. West   657.221.3136  Website
Snooze, an  A.M. Eatery   240 W Chapman Ave Suite101   657.284.1850   Website
Orange   Watson’s Café   116 E. Chapman   714.202.2899   Website
Rancho Santa Margarita   Tutto Fresco   22332 El Paseo Rancho   949.858.3660   Website
San Clemente   Antoine’s Cafe   218 SE El Camino Real   949.492.1763   Website
San Clemente
 Daily’s Sports Grill/With Bottomless Mimosas – 204 S. El Camino Real   949.522.0190  Website  
San Clemente The Fisherman’s Restaurant & Bar   611 Avenida Victoria   949.498.6390 Website
San Juan Capistrano   El Adobe de Capistrano   31891 Camino Capistrano   949.493.1163 Mother’s Day Brunch 10 – 3  Website
San Juan Capistrano   Ramos House Café   31752 Los Rios S.   949.443.1342   Website
San Juan Capistrano   Sol Agave   31111 Rancho Viejo Rd.   949.218.1158   Website
San Juan Capistrano   Trevor’s At The Tracks   26701 Verdugo St.   949.493.9593 Mother’s Day Brunch 10 am   Website
Santa Ana   The Green Parrot Villa   2035 N. Main Street   714.569.1970  Website
Santa Ana   
Torta’s Sinaloa   701 S. Harbor Blvd   714.775.6000   Website
Seal Beach   The Hangout Restaurant & Beach Bar   901 Ocean Ave.   562.431.4888   Website
Tustin   El Torito Mexican Restaurant   17420 17th St.   714.838.6630 Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch 8 – 2  Website
Tustin   Snooze A.M. Eatery   3032 El Camino Real   714.415.6269   Website
Villa Park   Rockwell’s Café & Bakery   17853 Santiago Blvd.   714.921.0622   Website
Westminster   El Torito Mexican Restaurant   15042 Goldenwest St.   714.898.6621 Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch 8 – 2   Website
Westminster   Uncle Pete’s Café   14276 Beach Blvd   714.893.4991   Website
Whittier   Mimosas   16435 Whittier Blvd.   562.315.5411   Website
Yorba Linda   El Torito Mexican Restaurant   22699 Oakcrest Circle   714.921.2355 Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch 8 – 2  Website
Yorba Linda   The Blind Pig   4975 Lakeview Ave.   714.485.2593   Website

***We are not responsible for errors and/or ommissions.
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Patricia Braun is the Owner and Publisher of My Local OC. She has been in Marketing for over 20-years and considers it a privilege to work in an industry that is not only her area of expertise but her passion as well.

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