Orange County’s top places for brunch. Kid friendly options, adult only options, brunch with a view, and the best places to brunch with the girls!
Orange County brunch
This is a list I have complied over time, with the help of several friends to create a go to list of the best brunch spots in Orange County. Below you will find brunch spotlights which are currently the favorite hot spots, and will be rotated and updated monthly. You can also find sub categories for kid friendly options, brunching with the girls and brunching with a view. If you have a favorite brunch spot that you want to share I would love to hear about it! Please share in the comments at the end.
Boss Cat Kitchen
Chef Peter Petro created a menu that combines good ol’ American comfort food with contemporary flavors and cooking techniques. From light to heavy, there’s something for everyone’s appetite.
Experience Habana’s New Summer Picnic Lunch Buffet. With displays of inspired Cuban salads, fresh baked breads, seasonal fruits, steaks, seafood and dessert. Monday- Friday 10:30am-2:30pm for $22.00 per person.
SUNDAY BRUNCH 9am-4pm
Feast on beautiful displays including seafood, roasted chicken, slow roasted lechon, paella, made-to-order omelets, French toast, fresh fruits, salads, cheeses, cured meats & pastry display
$49 adults – $19 kids under 10 (*Pricing for Holidays & Special Events may vary)
- Seafood on Ice
- Breakfast Favorites
- TAPS Signature Dishes
- Specialty Omelettes
- Chocolate Fountain
- Dessert Bar
A choice of flowing sparkling wine, mimosas or 2 glasses of TAPS handcrafted beers.
Sunday Brunch is 10am-3pm
Make your reservation today by calling any of the locations.
TAPS Brea: 714-257-0101
TAPS Irvine: 714-619-0404
Sunday Brunch 10am-2pm with live entertainment!
$37.95 per adult
$42.99 with Champagne
$19.95 per child
Located at the Arroyo Trabuco golf club in Mission Viejo.
Located in Placentia, Serving Brunch everyday from 8am until 3pm, you will find classic items with our twist. A menu that changes sometimes weekly & sometimes monthly; we keep our guests favorites and create new items so you can come back and always try something new; this is true for every menu!
The award winning Sunday champagne brunch is always a unique experience here at Orange Hill Restaurant. Voted #1 Best Sunday Brunch by Orange County Register and Best of OC, the buffet offers complimentary champagne and a number of indulgent options to please any palate, including made-to-order pasta, omelets, fresh seafood, carving stations, decadent desserts and much more.
Available 10am – 2pm.
With 3 locations in Costa Mesa, Newport Beach and Santa Ana. This popular brunch spot does not take reservations, but it is worth the wait!
Brunch is available Saturday and Sunday from 7AM-4PM
Kid Friendly Brunch
The best orange county kid friendly places to brunch
Located at the Hilton, Huntington Beach with waterfront views. Open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, the ocean view Boardwalk Restaurant serves up a mouth-watering menu in a stylish setting with gorgeous ocean views. Perfect for a meal with friends, family or co-workers, this sit-down restaurant is also a great venue for your special celebration. ( Read More )
Located in Newport Beach, right off bonita canyon. This go to brunch spot is a favorite for my kids if you sit outside on the patio.
$31 per person
$13 Children 10 and under
Sunday from 10am – 2pm
Features complimentary champagne and Maricahi
Brunch with the girls
My favorite places to brunch with girls. Good for baby showers, bridal showers, mother's day or just girl chat.
Located in Laguna Beach with Brunch 11am-3pm Saturday and Sunday. Named after Chef Greg Daniels’ grandfather Harley, this new restaurant experience is meant to evoke the same hospitality he felt in his grandparents’ home as a child.
Discover award-winning Chef Craig Strong’s approachable Coastal California cuisine in a convivial atmosphere near Laguna’s Main Beach. They offer 90 minutes of unlimited mimosas for $16.00
Brunch is from 10am -3pm on Saturdays and Sunday’s.
Fusing healthy eating and seaside elegance, AVEO Table + Bar offers an al fresco experience for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The new Mediterranean concept restaurant embraces the seasonal bounty of the Californian coastline in a beautifully redesigned setting with an outdoor terrace that offers expansive views of the ocean and Monarch Beach Golf Links. Taking a “Farm-to-Bar” approach, the cocktail menu will showcase local ingredients.
Monday – Sunday: 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Monday – Sunday: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Located in Newport Beach, Fashion Island this is one of my go to spots with girl friends because of the shopping available before and after brunch of course!
Brunch is served 7 days a week.
Brunch with a view
The best places to brunch with an Ocean view in Orange County
Located in Laguna Beach, The Cliff serves breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week, excluding Thanksgiving and Christmas. Happy hour is from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Come to The Cliff Restaurant and enjoy cocktails and oceanfront dining.
The Cliff Restaurant offers a world class menu with an unsurpassed dining experience. Enjoy the 180 degree whitewater views from the multi-level patio while enjoying a relaxing breakfast or lunch, or catch a romantic sunset over dinner with a special friend.
Check the calendar page to see when your favorite band plays next!
4 – COURSE PRIX FIXE $45
BOTTOMLESS MIMOSAS & MARY’S
mix and match +15
Located in Laguna Beach with stunning ocean views Las Brisas menu is inspired by the traditional authentic cooking found throughout Mexico. The chef inspired recipes are perfected by adding simple ingredients to the region’s wealth of fresh seafood.
Brunch is served every Sunday from 10am-3:30pm with bottomless mimosas, amazing food and ocean views of the harbor.
Sitting right on the waterfront, you will enjoy beautiful harbor views. Brunch is served Sunday’s from 10am-2pm with a buffet option.
Bottle of champagne $6.00
What used to be 333, The Tavern house is under new ownership and a complete remodel with a fresh new menu. Sunday Brunch is Saturday – Sunday 10am – 2pm. Enjoy a bloody mary bar and champagne options.
Duke’s is located in Huntington Beach to the left of the pier with ocean views. Sunday Brunch is from 10am-2pm and includes a glass of sparkling wine or island mimosa!