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Orange County, CA Best Brunch Restaurants


Brunch with family and friends is a great way to enjoy gourmet food on a laid-back weekend. Linger over strawberry waffles, indulge in an omelet with crispy bacon, sip a glass of Champagne, or dive into a succulent plate of crabs' legs. We've done the legwork for you, so just sit back, relax, and browse GAYOT's list of the best brunch restaurants in Orange County, CA.

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Anepalco's Cafe Mexican
14/20
Dining Room at Anepalco ALO Hotel
3737 Chapman Ave.
Orange, CA 92868
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Elegant setting about a block south of Angel Stadium for Mexican cuisine with a French influence. More...

Back Bay Bistro Contemporary
No Rating
Dining Room at Back Bay Bistro, Newport Beach, CA Newport Dunes Resort
1131 Back Bay Dr.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
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The modern space adds chic charm to this on-the-bay contemporary dining spot. More...

Bayside Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at Bayside, Newport Beach, CA 900 Bayside Dr.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
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One of Newport’s best kept secrets, Bayside hits high marks on upscale yet casual California décor, fine cuisine and a substantial wine cellar. More...

Bluewater Grill Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Bluewater Grill, Newport Beach, CA 630 Lido Park Dr.
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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An innovative New England-style seafood joint for the Orange County set. More...

Cha Cha's Latin Kitchen Latin American
13/20
Dining Room at Cha Cha Downtown Brea
110 W. Birch St.
Brea, CA 92821
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Lively Downtown Brea venue serving up traditional Latin dishes and hand-crafted cocktails. More...

Crossroads at House of Blues American
12/20
Downtown Disney
1530 S. Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
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Southern food and eclectic music is featured at this venue in Downtown Disney. More...

Grits Fullerton Southern
14/20
133 W. Chapman Ave., Ste. 102
Fullerton, CA 92832

Charming downtown Fullerton spot featuring innovative breakfast, brunch and dinner items with a distinctive Southern influence. More...

Las Brisas Mexican
13/20
Dining Room at Las Brisas, Laguna Beach, CA 361 Cliff Dr.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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Laguna Beach institution with a good menu of Mexican-inspired contemporary seafood fare and an unbeatably scenic seaside setting. More...

Lucca Cafe Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at Lucca Cafe, Irvine, CA Quail Hill Village Center
6507 Quail Hill Pkwy.
Irvine, CA 92603

Fresh, locally grown ingredients and a charming wine list are found at this friendly bistro. More...

Provenance Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at Provenance, Newport Beach, CA 2531 Eastbluff Dr.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
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Napa-inspired cuisine and a backyard oasis of fresh garden ingredients at a secluded Newport Back Bay restaurant. More...

Ramos House Cafe Southern
14/20
Los Rios Historic District
31752 Los Rios St.
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
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Down-home Southern-inspired New American cooking under the oak tree beside a historic cottage. More...

RAYA Latin American
15/20
Dining Room at RAYA, Dana Point, CA The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
One Ritz-Carlton Dr.
Dana Point, CA 92629
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Latin-inspired cuisine emphasizing seasonal ingredients, set against a spectacular ocean view. More...

Sapphire Laguna Global
15/20
Dining Room at Sapphire Laguna, Laguna Beach, CA Old Pottery Place
1200 S. Coast Hwy.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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Classy, rustic South Laguna hot-spot for modern American cuisine, coffee and gourmet snacks. More...

Shades Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Shades, Huntington Beach, CA Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort
21100 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Contemporary seaside restaurant, located inside Huntington’s Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort, offers seafood, steaks and classic European cuisine. More...

Silver Trumpet Restaurant and Bar Contemporary
14/20
Avenue of the Arts Wyndham Hotel
3350 Avenue of the Arts
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Seasonal, contemporary fare and a killer bar mark the Avenue of the Arts Wyndham Hotel's featured restaurant. More...

TAPS Fish House & Brewery Brewpub
14/20
Dining Room at TAPS Fish House & Brewery, Brea, CA 101 E. Imperial Hwy.
Brea, CA 92821
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Notable beers join steaks and seafood in Brea's lively downtown area. More...

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