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Oct 9, 2006 05:19 PM

Casual Brunch in South OC

Any suggestions on a decent but not overly-formal Sunday brunch in South Orange County? A beach setting would be ideal, but open to ideas.


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  1. Excellent brunch can be had at the Ramos House in San Juan Capistrano. Cool setting too. Here is the link:

    1. Not a fancy place, no view, just some of the best Mexican brunches around. Yes, Mexican food like huevos rancheros or the absolute best green chile. If you love green chile and eggs, they have a half refried beans and half hash browns that goes with it that's positively addicting. Try Mollie's County Kitchen in Laguna Niguel at 27942 La Paz. It's a small mom-and-pop place, clean, cheery, great service, that you will return to again and again. I don't know how they make such wonderful Mexican food, but they do. It'll fill you up and you won't need lunch. If you try it, let me know if you concur.

      1. it's not "south" o.c. but dukes in huntington beach has a great sunday brunch

        1. Greeter's Corner Restaurant
          329 S Coast Hwy
          Laguna Beach, CA 92651

          Not particularly fancy, but a nice diner atmosphere. The patio is right on the beach, the portions are large, and the food is tasty and inexpensive.

          - Chubbypanda

          1. I would definitely second the Ramos House suggestion. Great food and great location. Mollie's Country Kitchen has excellent food and is very inexpensive [plus good service]. However, it is not very close to the beach...