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Cafe Mimosa

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243 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4006
+1 949-481-6780
08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 14:30
Wed - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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Kaneohe, HI
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank kekahi808
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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.

Thank Julie J
San Clemente, California, United States
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212 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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 

Thank Kelly C
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
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.

Thank skipsterCali
San Francisco
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100 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Visited this quaint cafe across from San Clemente City Library on a weekday after Labor Day. The town returned to normal after big influx of tourists after the long weekend. We had a table outside under the large awning. The weather was pleasant and street traffic was minimal. The decor was French. Had BLT and vegetarian sandwich for brunch. Both... More 

Thank Albert C
Plano, Texas
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Lots of great options for mimosas, it was difficult to choose. Great food and service. Very cute place. While there, go across the street to the used bookstore that benefits the local library. We found some real gems that were very inexpensive!

Thank Debra B
Trabuco Canyon, California
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236 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Drove south on 5 to San Clemente main street hoping to find a local place to have lunch on this beautiful day. Driving down Del Mar Street we came to Café Mimosa and decided to give it a try. Food was delicious, service was great. Hubby had the chicken Panini which he said was great but large with a side... More 

Thank grpandnana
Dana Point,
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Location is down Del Mar Street almost to the curve where your heading down to the Pier. We have enjoyed eating breakfast and lunch here. Good Huevos Ranchero's, fresh chocolate croissants, rich Coffee, fast service, only downside is the parking.

Thank johnsanDanaPoint_
San Clemente, California
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Great salads & French Onion soup. A good place to meet. We sat inside for a quiet location. Great & friendly service.

Thank Bob B
Newport Beach, California
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I've been to Cafe Nimosa several times and I truly enjoy it the staff are amazing they always have something unique for breakfast or lunch it's quite tasty you won't regret it the only problem is sometimes on the weekend there might be a line but it goes pretty rapidly

Thank 3vickih

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, French
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
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?