Schooner or Later
241 N Marina Dr
First opened in 1985, Schooner or Later is a family-owned and operated establishment.
The most famous dish is “Schultzie’s Mess” which was named after former owners, Helen and Earl Schultz.
Schooner or Later offers a variety of breakfast and lunch items including, eggs any way, pancakes, French toast, waffles, omelette's, oatmeal, yogurt, bagels, daily soups, salads, wings, nachos, chicken tenders, fries, sandwiches and hot dogs.
Also, Schooner or Later features a number of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
Schooner or Later has something for everyone.
Tip: Outdoor patio dining with plenty of yacht and people viewing.
911 Seward Street
Grub serves comfort food with a twist.
Dishes like French toast, eggs and their world famous tuna melts are all standard menu items, however expect to see unique ingredients like white truffle oil and watercress fennel cashew pesto thrown in to surprise the diner’s palate--in a good way.
Those who have a hankering for some down home cooking should stop by Grub.
Don’t forget to order desert. Cyndi’s luscious melted chocolate sandwich is too delicious for words.
This place gets busy, especially during Sunday brunch, so make a reservation.
Hash House A Go Go
3628 Fifth Ave
San Diego is home to numerous individual and unique restaurants. Hash House A Go Go is certainly no exception, especially judging by its name alone.
With servings for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and dishes ranging from sun-dried tomato and goat cheese scrambles to Jumbo Shrimp prawns, Hash House has cuisine for any time of day and any mood of the situation.
Boasting numerous local awards, Hash House A Go Go is a favorite of locals and out-of-town guest alike.
Hash House is open with varying hours for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day.
Tip: Plates are huge. Parking on street.
361 Cliff Drive
Las Brisas is a favorite among foodies who adore really good Mexican cuisine.
This comfortable restaurant with panoramic windows and amazing ocean views is located in Laguna Beach directly on the coast.
The menu consists of delicacies found along the Mexican Riviera as well as updated traditional recipes from every province in Mexico.
Las Brisas has strong following for their Sunday brunches that encourage leisurely dining that features the restaurants signature Crepes de Laguna; handmade crepes filled with wild Mexican shrimp, Canadian scallops, and fresh fish served with a creamy veluté alongside scrambled eggs.
Tip: Bring your camera for excellent views of picturesque Laguna Beach. Buffet style breakfast.
Twenty Six Beach
3100 Washington Blvd
The 26 Beach Restaurant is a budget friendly, casual eating establishment located along Venice Beach.
This lively restaurant sends tempting aromas into the air, bringing in people of all walks directly from the beach.
The surprisingly elegant cuisine will delight foodies. On the brunch menu is a dish called the Full Monty, which will send shivers of taste bud happiness throughout your body. It consists of: French toast stuffed with black forest ham, Swiss cheese, and blackberry jelly served with warm maple syrup.
Those looking for something a little tamer will want to sample the Brunch Burger, fired egg, applewood bacon, and cheddar on top of an Angus beef burger with mayo, lettuce, and tomato.
26 beach has a full menu of California Beach inspired culinary creations for brunch, lunch, and dinner.
Harbor House Cafe - Sunset Beach
16341 Pacific Coast Hwy
Looking for a great roadside diner?
Then the Harbor House Café is the place to go. This charming diner is located on Pacific Coast Highway in Sunset Beach just steps away from the water’s edge.
The Harbor House resides in a former craftsman cottage that was converted into a restaurant in 1939 and is decorated with old Hollywood memorabilia and nautical themes.
Guest can choose to sit at the authentic lunch counter with rotating stools, the dining room, or on the covered patio.
Harbor House is open 24/7 and features a complete menu of comfort food including house specialties like the Harbor House Omelette, the Harbor House Club Sandwich, and the Lemon Wine Albacore.
Tip: Their Mimosas go good with the eggs, ham, and sliced tomatoes.
Harbor House Cafe - Dana Point
34157 Pacific Coast Highway
On the North Bound side of the PCH in Dana Point.
1198 Pacific Coast Highway
The Blackboard Bistro is a darling little eatery that specializes in American cuisine.
The bistro offers sizzling food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Guests can choose from an ample selection of breakfast dishes including fresh pancakes and the bistro’s signature Bistro Benny; two poached eggs over English muffins with a rich, creamy hollandaise alongside brown rice, hash browns, or fresh fruit.
Lunches and dinner feature over 20 different sandwiches, fresh roasted turkey, salads, and other tasty tidbits.
Tip: The blueberry pancakes and omelettes are made from scratch like most items at this cafe. Sit outside on their street facing patio.
Cappy's Newport Beach
5930 W. Coast Hwy.
Cappy’s has been the premier breakfast stop in Newport Beach since 1957.
Located on the West Coast Highway, the ambiance welcomes guests with a beachy, airy dining room.
The restaurant features a full menu of traditional breakfast fare ranging from pancakes to omelets.
Cappy’s also has an extensive lunch menu with tasty choices like the Ostrich Burgers, Cappy’s Club Sandwich, and the Corner Wrap.
Make sure to bring your appetite, the portions are generous and plentiful.
7450 Beverly Blvd
BLD serves Contemporary American cuisine in a friendly atmosphere to a well heeled crowd.
One of the most recommended dishes from their breakfast/brunch menu is the Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes, though the Eggs Florentine (eggs, spinach, fingerling potatoes, piquillo pepper hollandaise, and homemade English muffins) follows at a close second.
The trendy BLD restaurant is located on Beverly Boulevard in downtown Los Angeles.
The BLD is the brainchild of Neal Fraser, owner of renown restaurant Grace; a place that serves what chefs feed each other when no else is looking.
It is recommended that reservations are made for brunch on the weekends.
7916 Sunset Blvd.
The Griddle Café takes pancakes to a whole new level of culinary delight.
The Griddle is located on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles and offers one of the most extensive breakfast/brunch menus found anywhere in the city.
Late risers need not worry, as breakfast is served from open to close.
They are widely known for their Red velvet Pancakes with cream cheese frosting; a dish that has become so popular that the restaurant developed a mix for it so that guests can make them at home.
Be prepared for a packed house when visiting the Griddle Café and expect long waits if no reservation has been made. The attire is very casual, in line with the diner feel of the place.