Explore these great brunch spots in and around Corona del Mar.
Rose Bakery Café
The number one brunch spot according to both TripAdvisor and Yelp is hands down the Rose Bakery Café
. With rave reviews about their delicious variety of breakfast burritos, Rose Bakery Café also offers quite affordable classic and fruit breakfasts. For a large appetite, try the omelet or pancake platters. No matter what you decide to tickle your taste buds with, save room for the donuts, as Rose Bakery Café offers over 50 delicious varieties. The Café is on the Pacific Coast Highway with patio and indoor seating. Don't let the size discourage you--they run an efficient restaurant with excellent service.
Wilma’s Patio Restaurant
The menu at Wilma’s
includes a plethora of options. Not only do they offer an assortment of egg scrambles, but they also provide Balboa Belly Bombers, which are mini French bread pieces hollowed out and filled with your choice of egg scrambles. Their variety of two or three-egg omelets and eggs benedict gallery will keep any food connoisseur's attention. Located on Marine Avenue, this little gem is popular with locals and tourists alike.
Wild Strawberry Café
Another excellent brunch choice is the Wild Strawberry Café
located near Fashion Island in Newport Beach. This hidden gem offers fresh, organic, and natural selections of tasty scones, breakfast sandwiches, and other baked delights. With a variety of savory or sweet crepes, smoothies, coffee, and teas, the café could double as a coffee shop. Sit outside or inside, but be sure to try their egg white veggie frittata!
Java Bakery Café
For something quick but filling, stop by the Java Bakery Café for bagels, breakfast burritos, Belgian waffles, eggs, and freshly baked pastries. You will find a lot of options for brunch and can even sit on the outdoor patio. Whether you want fresh juice, a smoothie, coffee, or tea, they have a wide selection for all. You can also pick up some organic coffee to go.
To satisfy your brunch craving, try out Plums Café. The extravagant menu is full of savory specialties and delights. Whether it’s the chilaquiles verdes, the deep dish pancake skillet, or the campfire trout, you'll find food that is oozing with goodness. Plums Café features a weekday and weekend menu with a brunch beverage option. Be sure to make reservations at this fabulous jewel in Costa Mesa.