Best Brunch Costa Mesa – Looking for suggestions for where to go for brunch? We have ideas where you can indulge in pancakes, waffles or bacon and eggs. Have a look at our list of the best places for brunch in Costa Mesa.
The Broken Yolk Café
2701 Harbor Blvd Suite E6, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
The Broken Yolk Café serves brunch of all varieties. If you are looking for a healthy breakfast/brunch then you could choose from the vegetarian Wellness Wrap (Scrambled egg whites, sautéed spinach, red bell pepper and Feta cheese wrapped in a spinach tortilla. Served with fresh fruit) or Feta Avocado Toast (Thick sliced artisan grain bread lightly toasted and topped with fresh avocado, arugula, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, and a balsamic drizzle). What about an American Breakfast (Two eggs any style with your choice of bacon, sausage or corned beef hash. With Applewood-smoked bacon) or Betty’s Southern Biscuit & Gravy (A homemade buttermilk biscuit smothered with country gravy and topped with bacon or sausage. Topped with two crispy fried chicken strips). If eggs are more your thing, how about a Golden State Benedict (A toasted English muffin topped with grilled tomato, avocado, applewood-smoked bacon, poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, and a sriracha drizzle) or Sope Benedict (Two extra thick and crispy corn tortillas filled with shredded beef and topped with poached eggs, homemade ranchero sauce, sliced avocado, fresh salsa, cotija cheese and sour cream).
235 East 17th Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Panera Bread is a counter service restaurant that serves breakfast before 11am. “At Panera, we invite you to experience freshly prepared, wholesome meals in a warm and welcoming environment, served by people who care. To us, this is what good eating is all about and why we love what we do. Our approach to good food is guided by our values: We believe in ‘food as it should be;’ we are transparent; we deliver freshness; and we serve food that we feel good about serving our own families.” Breakfast options include Chipotle Chicken, Scrambled Egg & Avocado Wrap, Sausage, Scrambled Egg & Cheese on Brioche, Avocado, Egg White & Spinach sandwich, Spinach and bacon souffle and Greek Yogurt with Mixed Berries Parfait.
3170 HARBOR BLVD, COSTA MESA, CA 92626
Denny’s has always been a brunch favourite. They have a seriously huge breakfast/brunch selection. You can go all in with a ‘Slam’ like the LUMBERJACK SLAM® (Buttermilk pancakes, grilled ham, bacon strips, sausage links, eggs*, hash browns and choice of bread), ALL-AMERICAN SLAM® (Three scrambled eggs with Cheddar cheese, bacon strips, sausage links, hash browns and choice of bread), or the FIT SLAM® (Egg whites scrambled together with fresh spinach and grape tomatoes, plus turkey bacon strips, an English muffin and seasonal fruit.) which can be made gluten-free. For those with a sweet tooth you could opt for pancakes like the DOUBLE BERRY BANANA PANCAKE BREAKFAST (Buttermilk pancakes cooked with blueberries and topped with fresh seasonal berries, bananas and whipped cream) or SALTED CARAMEL & BANANA CREAM PANCAKE BREAKFAST (Buttermilk pancakes cooked with shortbread pieces and topped with vanilla cream, bananas and more shortbread pieces. Served with a pitcher of warm salted caramel for drizzling). There are some fabulous Crepe choices too such as BANANA CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT (One crepe folded with vanilla cream and topped with fresh seasonal berries, strawberry sauce and powdered sugar) or what about the vegetarian option of the LOADED VEGGIE OMELETTE (Fresh spinach, sautéed mushrooms, sautéed zucchini & squash, tomatoes and Swiss cheese).
2750 Harbor Boulevard, Costa Mesa CA 92626
Coco’s are a California classic. “Born along a sunny stretch of the Pacific Coast Hwy in 1948, Coco’s history is rich with food made the right way, in a place as comfortable as your own kitchen. We pride ourselves on our clean fresh fare, our slow roasted meats, and our delicious California inspired healthy-happy options.” Breakfast and Brunch is served until 11am. You can choose from traditional dishes like the Lumberjack Breakfast (Light and buttery brioche French toast dusted with powdered sugar and served with a generous amount of applewood smoked bacon, ham, country sausage links or turkey sausage, and two farm-fresh eggs.* Served with syrup and choice of country potatoes, hashbrowns or fresh fruit.), or the Triple Mega Breakfast (Served with three eggs* any style; 3 strips of applewood smoked bacon; 3 country sausage links or 2 turkey sausage patties; country potatoes, hash browns or fruit; and 3 buttermilk pancakes.). Or what about a sweet treat Belgian Waffles (A crisp Belgian waffle served with syrup) or Fresh Banana, Walnut and Caramel Waffle (A golden, malted waffle, dusted with powdered sugar, topped with sliced bananas and walnuts and drizzled with rich caramel. Served with syrup.). For the pancake lovers, you can choose from Raspberry Cheese Pancakes (Three raspberry pancakes layered with rich cheese filling, drizzled with raspberry sauce and topped with fresh whipped cream. Served with syrup) or Multi-Grain and Nut Pancakes (A hearty stack of freshly made multi-grain pancakes infused with almonds and walnuts, served with syrup).
3125 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
IHOP serves more than 14 different varieties of pancakes including Buttermilk, Chocolate Chip, Harvest Grain ‘N Nut®, New York Cheesecake and its famous fruit-topped pancakes. Other signature breakfasts include the Rooty Tooty Fresh ‘N Fruity®, International Passport Breakfast and premium omelettes such as the Big Steak Omelette and the Colorado Omelette. IHOP restaurants also offer delicious desserts including Fruit Crepes and Ice Cream Sundaes.