Orange County’s top places for brunch

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.


Happy brunching!

Orange County Brunch

Brunch spotlights

Orange County brunch

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. 

Saturday & Sunday // 11AM – 3PM
Includes entree and bottomless Mimosas. Saturday and Sunday 11am-3pm. Located in Newport Beach. Read More

Habana Restaurant

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. 


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)

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Brunch Favorites

  • 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


Saturday and Sunday Brunch is from 11am-3pm

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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.

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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!

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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.  

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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

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Malibu Farm Lido

On the waterfront in Lido Marina Village, Newport Beach

Su-Th: 9am-9pm, Fr & Sa: 9am-10pm


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

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9:30am – 3:00pm // Last Seating at 2:00pm


Featuring a wide variety of favorite dishes and a beautiful morning view of Orange County, Sunday Brunch at Orange County Mining Company is a great way to enjoy the weekend with your family.


With a made-to-order omelette station, a hot carving station, freshly prepared waffles, pancakes, scrambled eggs, and a seasonal variety of over a dozen freshly prepared hot foods – Sunday morning is something to look forward to!

Adults – $34 // Children Under 12 – $14
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With 4 locations, visit Irvine, Tustin, Newport Coast or Anahiem. Bottomless mimosas and breakfast served until 3pm. Lunch menu starts at 11am.

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TOAST is located in Costa Mesa and serves brunch on Saturday’s and Sunday’s until 2pm. (MENU)

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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 Huntington Beach, Newport Beach and Los Alimitos Mama’s 

is so much fun for a girls day!


Featuring the Famous Mama Mary
and Bottomless “Mamosas”

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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. 

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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.

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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

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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.

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Located in Newport Beach, right before you arrive on Balboa Island, The back Bay bistro is easy with a group of girls because they offer one set price per person ($35.99) and bottomless mimosas.

They also have live music on the weekends!


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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!


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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. 

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Brunch is served every Sunday from 10am-3:30pm with bottomless mimosas, amazing food and ocean views of the harbor. 

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Sitting right on the waterfront, you will enjoy beautiful harbor views. Brunch is served Sunday’s from 10am-2pm with a buffet option. 

Adults $32.00

Kids $16.00

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.

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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!

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Located in Laguna Beach just steps from the sand with breathtaking ocean views Driftwood is the perfect place for brunch and cocktails. Brunch is served daily from 9am-3pm 

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