Breakfast/Lunch in Newport Beach & Laguna Beach
Husband & I will be in Newport Beach for the weekend, staying at the Hyatt in NP. Looking for good breakfast & lunch places in Newport Beach ( nearby the hotel-- 15' drive) & Laguna Beach. Your recommendation is greatly appreciated.
Oh, also, great bakeries are a must! Thanks!
I don't know of any great bakeries in OC. For a good lunch in Lagung you can check out Sapphire. For a good coffee Kean in Newport and for Italian Cucina Alessa. Marche Moderne is a great place for lunch and not too far from Newport.
For breakfast or lunch in the Newport/Mesa area, one has to try Plum's on 17th Street in Costa Mesa. Really nice menu and very tasty food items. For dinner try Alessa on PCH in Newport. Another favoroite for brunch is the Cannery in Newport - good food, full bar and a nice view. What more could you want? Las Brisas in Laguna is all view - the food is terrible!
My favorite breakfast spots in Newport/Corona del Mar are Caffe Panini, Plums Café, Haute Cakes, and Zinc Cafe (locations in Coroina del Mar and Laguna Beach.) Most of these restaurants have outside seating, which I am partial to.
For baked goods you should check out C'est si Bon located off Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach. It's very popular, especially on weekends. Get a slice of the chocolate bombe cake to go!
Been a number of years since last visiting the area, so I was wondering how these breakfast and lunch places were faring. Are they still around, doing well and serving good food?
Harbor House Cafe in Dana Point
Lido Diner and Wilma's Patio in Newport Beach.
Hope this also helps kayla8 too. Thanks.
Hey, thank you ALL for such a quick response! I got tired to complete the dining list last night from short of breakfast/lunch places to eat for 3 days. Now, I'm relieved that we have some places to look forward to try. Eating is very important in my travel itinerary. :>)
I think we'll try Cafe Panini, Plums & The Costa Mesa Omelet Parlor. Will check out Cream Pan, C'est Ci Bon & our fav Sarkis bakery in Anaheim.
OPH is our favorite breakfast place, too, but we like to try something local, some thing different fr. our home town. We had been at La Brisa & Zinc before.
I'll keep others on my list for other trips to OC in the near future.
Now I'm going to pack for a weekend with out the little munchkins. :>)
You might try the LumberYard, new place, reasonable with very good food. Also Zinc can be just fine for lunch.