Enjoy Brunch at These San Juan Capistrano Restaurants
There’s nothing quite like a hearty brunch to start your day off right. Whether you’re planning to spend the day hunting for the perfect new vehicle or taking a carefree road trip, it’s important to fuel up for the day ahead. We’ve rounded up five must-try brunch destinations in the San Juan Capistrano area. So whether you’re craving creative avocado toast or a sweet pile of pancakes, these delicious restaurants are sure to brighten your morning.
Breezy Restaurant & Lounge
Founded by dedicated foodies, Breezy Restaurant & Lounge serves a mouthwatering brunch menu. For something sweet, try the Ube Pancake Stack topped with toasted coconut flakes, ube whipped cream, coconut crema, and mixed berries. The S’mores French Toast is a decadent delight featuring Nutella sauce, roasted marshmallows, crushed graham crackers, ube whipped cream, and mixed berries on crusted milk bread.
If you’re an avocado toast aficionado, you’ll love Breezy’s selection featuring a base of hearty sourdough bread. The Classic Avocado Toast is topped with avocado spread, cherry tomatoes, pickled onions, radish, ricotta cheese, arugula, and yuzu vinaigrette. For a twist on the traditional, the Mushroom Avocado Toast includes sauteed mushrooms, poached eggs, cotija, and hollandaise sauce. Offering a creative take on bagels and lox, The Salmon Avocado Toast features smoked salmon, capers, cotija cheese, and a sunny-side-up egg piled high on your avocado spread.
If you’re in the mood for something heartier, explore picks like the Crab Cake Eggs Benedict, Adobo Chilaquiles, or Adobo Breakfast Burrito. For big appetites, go for the Ribeye Steak and Eggs served with brandy crème sauce, arugula with yuzu vinaigrette, and your choice of hash browns, roasted country potatoes, or garlic rice. Breezy has something for every appetite.
Location: 31761 Camino Capistrano, Suite 4, San Juan Capistrano.
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
The Ramos House Cafe
Brunch at The Ramos House Cafe is $45 per person and includes one small and one large plate. You can choose from sweet treats such as Cinnamon Apple Beignets or Huckleberry Coffee Cake for your small plate. If you want something savory, try the Black Truffle and Fava Bean Crostini, Hush Puppies with Avocado Aioli and Pepper Jam, or Grilled Oysters with Chipotle Bourbon Butter.
The large plates offer plenty to fill you up. You can try a more breakfast-leaning selection, like Strawberry Basil Pain Perdu topped with candied walnuts, Crab Hash with smoked bacon, scrambled eggs, and vinegar tomatoes, or the Smoked Bacon Scramble with rocket and apple fried potatoes. Try options like the Wild Mushroom Mac and Cheese with duck confit and black truffles or the Beef Stew with Blue Cheese Mash for a heartier meal.
Beverages are served á la carte. You can enjoy house-brewed coffee, unique coffee drinks, fresh-squeezed orange juice, or brunch cocktails. In addition, the bar serves specialty drinks such as Huckleberry Vodka Lemonade, the Ramos House Famous Bloody Mary, Proper Irish Coffee, and more.
Location: 31752 Los Rios St., San Juan Capistrano.
Hours: Brunch is 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.
At Délice Breton, you’ll enjoy distinctly French cuisine. You can enjoy the rich, buttery taste of flaky croissants, crisp macarons, and tender hazelnut madeleines. Avocado toast, salads, omelets, and quiches offer a variety of savory options. For a truly French touch, try the house-made crepes. You can enjoy a delicious egg and cheese crepe on its own or kick up the flavor by adding items such as pancetta, creamed spinach, or hickory-wood smoked salmon. Choose a traditional sweet crepe with cinnamon, butter, and sugar. Or try the crepe with banana, coconut, whipped cream, and chocolate ganache for a tropical twist.
Croissants and baguettes are naturally a staple at Délice Breton, serving as the base for a diverse sandwich menu. You can choose a breakfast selection like the Croque Monsieur or Croque Madame. Or go the lunch route with the Tuna Sandwich topped with lettuce, hard-boiled egg, and cornichons, or the Turkey and Cheese Sandwich featuring Emmental cheese and Dijon mustard. This brunch destination offers so many options you’ll surely return for more.
Location: 31451 Rancho Viejo Road, Suite 103, San Juan Capistrano.
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Mayfield delivers fresh, Mediterranean-inspired flavors throughout the year thanks to their use of local, seasonal produce. The high-ceilinged dining room features an abundance of windows for a bright and sunny dining experience. If you prefer the fresh air, you can head to their “secret garden patio,” a secluded dining area tucked away at the back of the restaurant. A year-round delight, heaters and blankets keep the patio cozy all winter long.
Mayfield’s day-time menu has unique brunch dishes such as Turkish Eggs with herby labneh, Smoked Salmon and Poached Eggs, Croque Madame, and Shakshuka featuring eggs cooked in a fiery tomato sauce with black kale and feta cheese. If you have a sweet tooth, try the French Toast served with a berry and lemon thyme compote, lemon curd cream, and a dusting of ginger thyme sugar. Diners looking for lunch flavors will find options like Falafel, Cauliflower Shawarma, and Sticky Glazed Chicken. Traditional brunch favorites include steak and eggs, avocado toast, and a bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich.
Location: 31761 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano.
Hours: The Day Time Menu is served from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.
The breakfast menu at Ysidora includes the perfect combination of light morning bites and hearty mid-day dishes, making it a popular pick for an early brunch outing. If you’re craving something sweet, try the Belgium Waffles with almonds, berries, whipped cream, and caramel butter syrup or the San Juan Nutella French Toast topped with mixed berries and vanilla whip cream.
Diners wanting savory options can have their pick from items such as the Ysidora Omelet, Swallows Spinach and Kale Frittata served with tomato relish and basil-nut pesto, and Eggs Benedict with your choice of salmon, Canadian bacon, or mushrooms. Promising a filling fix for a big appetite, Serra’s Short Rib N’Eggs comes with smashed potatoes, queso fresco, red salsa, and BBQ hollandaise. Round out your meal with regular coffee, fresh orange juice, Mexican hot chocolate, or a carefully crafted Americano, espresso, or cappuccino.
Location: 26907 Old Mission Road, San Juan Capistrano.
Hours: Breakfast is served from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Do you know other fantastic brunch restaurants in the San Juan Capistrano area that aren’t on our list? Contact our team at Capistrano Mazda and let us know. We always strive to have the best local suggestions for our customers, so we know where to send them for a delicious bite to eat when they’re headed off the lot.