4 Places for the Best Brunch or Breakfast Newport Beach, CA

Places for the Best Brunch or Breakfast in Newport Beach – whether it’s an all you can eat breakfast, waffles or avocado on toast you are looking for, there are lots of places for breakfast and brunch in Newport Beach.


Bosscat Kitchen & Libations

4647 MacArthur Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92660

At Bosscat Kitchen & Libations, “Chef Peter Petro created a menu that combines good ol’ American comfort food with contemporary flavors and cooking techniques.  Each season, new flavors and recipes are brought into the kitchen. All cooks on staff are encouraged to brainstorm (and eat) with the chef. This collaborative process is the foundation of Bosscat’s culinary art. Encouraging and fostering new ideas with seasonal produce, meats and spices  enable a super fun and fresh menu for our happy patrons.”  Brunch is served on a Saturday and Sunday and you can make it a boozy brunch by adding in Mimosas, Bloody Marys and Aperol Spritz.  Brunch dishes include:


Creole spices, Homestead grits, creamy gouda, sunny egg


Loco moco style, meatloaf patty, brown gravy, steamed rice, crispy onions, sunny egg


Pulled pork hash, fresh biscuits, poached eggs + fried, chicken hollandaise


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Bosscat Kitchen & Libations

Le Pain Quotidien

1103A Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Le Pain Quotidien means the daily bread.  “It’s much more than mere sustenance; it’s a way of life. As our loaves emerge from the ovens, warm and fragrant, friends gather around our communal tables to share in the time-honoured tradition of breaking bread.  At Le Pain Quotidien, we believe that food should be simple, nourishing and delicious. Our breakfast menu includes a range of organic breads, pastries, eggs, yogurt, organic coffee and teas.”  They serve breakfast dishes such as Organic steel-cut oatmeal with berries, Sunny side breakfast bowl, Organic Dutch mini-pancakes, Granola Parfait and a Breakfast sandwich with avocado.  They also do a range of baked goods, so you could start your day with a Croissant, an Organic bread basket, Pain au raisins or a Belgian chocolate brownie.

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The Pain Quotidian

Cheesecake Factory

1141 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660

The Cheesecake Factory serves Saturday and Sunday brunch from opening until 2pm.  You can choose from such items as the GIANT BELGIAN WAFFLE (Available with Strawberries, Pecans and Chantilly Cream),  CARAMEL APPLE PANCAKES (Buttermilk Pancakes with Glazed Apples, Crispy Caramel Pecans and Chantilly Cream. Served with Our Maple-Butter Syrup), BRULÉED FRENCH TOAST (The “Best” French Toast Ever! Thick Slices of French Bread Grilled Golden Brown Topped with Powdered Sugar and Served with Maple-Butter Syrup) and the BRUNCH COMBO (Two Eggs with Two Slices of Bacon and Two Buttermilk Pancakes).  Or what about GREEN CHILAQUILES WITH CARNITAS AND EGGS (Tender Slow-Cooked Pork or Chicken with Roasted Poblano Peppers, Cheese, Onions, Cilantro and Crisp Corn Tortillas. Garnished with Tomatillo-Chile Sauce, Tomato and Sour Cream), FRIED CHICKEN & WAFFLES BENEDICT (Our Belgian Waffle Topped with Crispy Fried Chicken Strips, Poached Eggs and Hollandaise. Served with Maple-Butter Syrup), or the KIDS’ BRUNCH (Kids 10 and Younger. A Small Order of French Toast, Bacon and Strawberries).


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Cheesecake Factory


Panera Bread

1348 Bison Avenue, Newport Beach, CA 92660

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.


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Panera Bread


Also check out our post on the best brunch or breakfast in Los Angeles.