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Cafe Mimosa

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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243 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4006
+1 949-481-6780
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08:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 14:30
Wed - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a most wonderful lunch at Cafe Mimosa today. The duck confit sandwich was excellent with fig jam! Also the thin French fries maybe the best ever. The service is friendly and fast.

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Thank Richard S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My adult son and I had brunch here on Jan 31. We both enjoyed delicious mimosas and I had a delightful pot of tea and a lovely egg sandwich. The ham was salty, high quality goodness, as was the bread it was on! My son had the yummy duck dish. We both loved our meals and the big portions were... More 

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Thank Karen K
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've visited many times and the food is always great, the services is good and the place is so cute. It's small though, so sometimes there is a wait, but worth it!

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Thank DARCY D
San Clemente
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The breakfast and/or brunch at Cafe Mimosa are excellent. The menu has something for everyone and that something is sumptuous! The fresh baked pastries are devine, and you must phone ahead to see if the cinnamon rolls are in the basket, as those are especially good and not made everyday. The service matches the food and is outstanding as well.... More 

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Thank Matt H
San Clemente, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

The food is over-the-moon good!!!! Be careful on the weekends .... there tends to be a wait. And it's worth it!!

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Thank ShellyIvyKindred
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

...a point was lost. We ate with friends at Cafe Mimosa on a very chilly morning after Christmas. We were told the wait was an hour, but a hustling staff got it done in 15 minutes. Service was great all around! Not much seating, mostly outside. Heaters were needed & on, but the two by our table were inoperable. Brrrrrrr!... More 

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Thank John B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

I was visiting my mom-in-law, who is a long time resident of San Clemente, and we wanted to find a restaurant where we could enjoy good food and each other's company. Cafe Mimosa did not disappoint. We went on a Sunday at brunch time, so the place was busy but we just had to wait a few minutes for a... More 

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Thank kekahi808
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went one time and never returned. We were told that the special fish was salmon. When asked whether it was Atlantic or Pacific salmon, the waiter said "Would you know the difference?" I'll take my money elsewhere.

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Thank Julie J
San Clemente, California, United States
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212 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We had been waiting to come back here and sadly we waited to long. This time the charm was missing, reggae music was blaring the mimosa' was bitter and the chorizo and egg was tasteless . I found the chairs really uncomfortable and the service was very average. Cafe mimosa at least on the day we went had turned into... More 

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Thank Kelly C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Casual and YUM. Nice selection of menu options. The breakfast sandwiches are delicious, best ever. A nice variety of unique mimosas. Friendly staff. Been there twice this month and now our new go to breakfast place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, French
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:30
Monday
08:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 243 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4006
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-481-6780

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?