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Need OC Champagne Brunch for Sunday

Hi. I am looking for a Sunday brunch place in Orange County for a small birthday gathering of approx. 8 people. The Hacienda is booked up and I don't think that I can handle the wait at Ramos House. Do you have any ideas? An all inclusive brunch would be great or just an a la carte brunch with a bottomless mimosa option would work well also. Food is the priority, but a nice atmosphere would be great as well. Any feedback would be great!

Thanks!

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  1. I know that both Orange Hill and Orange County Mining Company have endless champagne for their brunches, and the views aren't too bad either. Orange Hill has a big patio you can eat on overlooking the city.

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    1. re: ocfiregrl

      Went to Orange Hill recently....pretty but the food was meh.

    2. Arroyo Trabuco Golf Glub has a pretty decent brunch, with carving stations, etc. Also try: The Beach House in Dana Point (nice view, ok food), Las Brisas in Laguna Beach, Cottage in Laguna Beach.

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      1. re: LegallyBlonde

        Went to Arroyo Trabuco and was very pleasantly surprised. Oysters, crab, prime rib etc. I think for $25 or so.

      2. If you are seafood people, Rip Tide in Mission Viejo has a bottomless champagne brunch. They have breakfast items but the focus is on fresh seafood, crab legs and sushi. Not one of my personal favorites since I'm not a seafood person, but the people I want with easily ate their share of $29 per person in seafood.

        1. If North OC is fine with you guys, I'd suggest Taps in Brea - $32/pp for buffet brunch and bottomless bubbly. Good seafood and standard breakfast fare.

          The French75 in Newport Beach also does a decent brunch -- I think it's also around $30/person for 3-courses and a bottomless bubbly also (you may also order a la carte), but call & check.

          ~H.C.
          http://la-oc-foodie.blogspot.com

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          1. re: AquaW

            Ditto Taps. Love their HUMONGOUS oysters in season.

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            Taps Fish House & Brewery
            101 E. Imperial Hwy., Brea, CA 92821

            1. re: AquaW

              I agree, Taps is great for brunch. Also Taco Rosa has a steal of a brunch. $15 a person, bottomless champagne. Best deal around imo. http://tacorosa.com/sunday_brunch.htm

            2. The Harborside in the Pavilion in Newport Beach has a Champagne Buffet from 10-2 on Sundays $22.95 /person

              Newport Landing just along the boardwalk also has a Sunday Buffet lunch . 10-2 $25.95 . I think they have champagne accompanying.

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              Harborside Restaurant & Grand
              400 Main St, Newport Beach, CA 92661

              Newport Landing Restaurant
              503 E Edgewater Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92661