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Break of Dawn

24291 Avenida De La Carlota, Ste. P4 (Paseo De Valencia) Send to Phone
949-587-9418 | Menu
Break of Dawn defies all OC conventions, bringing some welcome Asian fusion brunch fare to South Orange County.


Breakfast & Lunch Wed.-Sun.

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Break of Dawn, Laguna Hills, CA

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Break of Dawn Restaurant Review

: Open only for breakfast and lunch from Wednesdays to Sundays, and located in a shopping center just beyond the bustle of the Laguna Hills Mall, Break of Dawn offers some welcome Asian fusion innovation in South Orange County. Chef and proprietor Dee Nguyen worked for years as sous chef in the kitchens at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, and he brings passion and commitment to his Vietnamese-inspired brunch fare. If you like morning cocktails, don’t miss the wasabi-spiced Bloody Mary, kumquat-infused Champagne or a refreshing blood orange mojito. We recommend his creative take on bacon and eggs, featuring pork belly and eggs that have been prepared in a tempura batter. Other breakfast highlights include the Portuguese Hawaiian sausage with rice and green papaya, braised duck leg omelet with butternut creamed corn and goji berry gastrique, and the innovative play on steak and eggs that features tongue as the main protein. Fans of sweet breakfast items will gravitate toward the french toast crème brûlée. If you're a late riser, you can indulge in lunch items like the barbecue pork and the goat chili with Mexican chocolate and chickpeas.

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