10 Best Brunch Buffet Spots In Orange County, California

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Our ultimate brunch buffet guide for Orange County is here. Free flow of food, kid-friendly options, pet-friendly venues, vegetarian food, gluten-free and more are all accommodated under our guide. Enjoy the best of Southern California, with options to dine outdoors and bask in the sunshine or listen to the sounds of the ocean in the background while you enjoy your meal. Brunch buffets are ideal for family gatherings and meals that enjoy being extended over several hours of your day. Weekends spent enjoying all-day pancakes at cute cafes or indulging in decadent free-flow champagne options at the glitzy hotels are all part of your options. By night, you can also stay in one of the top beach resorts or Airbnb vacation rentals in the region. Read on to find the best brunch buffet spots in Orange County, California.

1. Habana

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People who love to eat are the BEST! @2dollartacos Click here for reservations: www.restauranthabana.com

Posted by Habana Irvine on Thursday, December 7, 2017

Habana brings the Cuban atmosphere to Southern California and brunch here is no exception. With its made-to-order omelettes, paella, French toast, slow-roasted lechon, pastries and more, Habana is the ideal location to indulge all your sweet and savoury cravings. Brunch is served from 10 am to 3 pm.


Address: 708 Spectrum Center Dr Irvine, CA 92618 United States

Website: Habana

Opening hours: Sun - Wed: 7am - 12am; Thu - Sat: 7am - 2am

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2. House of Blues Gospel Brunch

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Be sure to always get our good side! #strikeapose #ShareYourPics of our your favorite space/angle of our venue!

Posted by House of Blues Anaheim on Monday, February 8, 2021

Feed your soul with the House of Blues Gospel Brunch hosted every Sunday in Anaheim. The Gospel Brunch is a live concert, with artists performing both traditional and contemporary Gospel music. A treat for the whole family on a Sunday to enjoy spending time together. The Gospel brunch includes an all-you-can-eat buffet with Southern-inspired cuisine, breakfast classics and more.

House of Blues Gospel Brunch

Address: 400 W. Disney Way, Suite 337, Anaheim, CA 92802

Website: House of Blues Gospel Brunch

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm (daily)

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3. Back Bay Bistro

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Seafood is great for your health and can even help you live longer. Try our locally-caught seafood, cooked to perfection so that you can be happy as a clam

Posted by Back Bay Bistro on Friday, November 15, 2019

Weekends are for brunch on the waterfront at Back Bay Bistro with their delicious food stations of pancakes, meat carved to order and tacos. Along with entrees, the brunch buffets come with a selection of eggs and other light starters as well as options for a champagne free flow to keep that hop in your step all weekend long.

Back Bay Bistro

Address: 1131 Back Bay Dr Newport Beach, CA 92660

Website: Back Bay Bistro

Opening hours: Wed - Fri: 11am - 9pm; Sat - Sun: 8am - 9pm (closed on Mon & Tue)

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4. Taco Rosa

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Brunch at Taco Rosa is on Sundays and it pays homage to traditional Mexican cuisine made with a contemporary flair. Bringing together regional dishes from across Mexico using local ingredients from sustainable, responsible farms across California, Taco Rosa’s brunch features street tacos, quesadillas, salsa with fresh seafood and more traditional breakfast options too.

Taco Rosa

Address: 13792 Jamboree Rd Irvine, CA 92602

Website: Taco Rosa

Opening hours: Tue - Sat: 11am - 10pm; Sun: 10am - 9pm; Mon: 11am - 9.30pm

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5. BLK Earth Sea Spirits

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A perfect combination... join us for bottomless mimosas ? every weekday until 4 pm! Best steak ? sandwich in town!...

Posted by BLK Earth Sea Spirits on Monday, November 9, 2020

BLK Earth Sea Spirits highlight a classic all-American cuisine that includes interesting seafood combinations and the star of the show- Kobe beef for those looking to take their meal to the next level. This dining spot is one of the top restaurants with a view. Brunch is available on Sundays and includes endless mimosas, fresh seafood, eggs made to order, a waffle station and a prime rib carving station.

BLK Earth Sea Spirits

Address: Pierside Pavilion, 300 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Website: BLK Earth Sea Spirits

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 12pm - 10pm; Fri: 12pm - 12am; Sat: 10am - 12pm; Sun: 10am - 10pm

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6. Newport Landing

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Enjoy Happy Hour all day on our outside lanai, or on our Oyster Bar Deck#Newportlanding #safelyserving #indoorandoutdoorseating #dogswelcomeoutdoors #oysterbar #familyownedrestaurant

Posted by Newport Landing Restaurant on Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Spend your weekends at this Newport Beach institution, the Newport Landing Restaurant which overlooks the water with views of Newport Harbor, Balboa Island, Newport Center, and the distant peaks of Saddleback. The Oyster Bar hosts the “longest Happy Hour in town” and their Sunday brunch serves the freshest, and when possible, sustainable seafood of the area.

Newport Landing

Address: 503 E. Edgewater, Newport Beach, CA 92661

Website: Newport Landing

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm (daily)

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7. Taps Fish House & Brewery

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Serving up Sunday breakfast Pair our Lobster Benedict or Pumpkin French Toast with a Mimosa for just $18?#TAPSFishHouse...

Posted by TAPS Fish House & Brewery Corona on Sunday, November 15, 2020

Dig into to the freshest seafood and choices of award-winning beers at Taps Fish House & Brewery’s Sunday brunch. The restaurant calls the day an ‘extravaganza’ and we can see why - oysters, fresh shrimp, smoked salmon, artisan cheeses, bountiful fruits, freshly baked loaves of bread and breakfast pastries and made to order classics all await you when you choose to spend your Sunday at any of the three Taps locations.

Taps Fish House & Brewery

Address: Brea, Corona, Irvine

Website: Taps Fish House & Brewery

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm (daily)

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8. Citrus City Grille

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With a historic location, the second-ever brick building that was built in 1886 in the city of Orange, the Citrus City Grille offers a contemporary style of American cooking infused with Mediterranean flavours with the promise of extraordinary and outrageous tastes. Come for Sunday brunch and take in the fun and vibrant atmosphere, several food stations offering personalised creations, bottomless mimosas and build your own Bloody Mary for some extra fun.

Citrus City Grille

Address: 122 N Glassell Street, Orange, CA 92866

Website: Citrus City Grille

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm (daily)

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9. Royal Khyber

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What's for dinner? Royal Khyber CURBSIDE PICKUP! Special money saving combos and family meals....

Posted by Royal Khyber on Saturday, April 25, 2020

Add some spice to your life and food choices with Royal Khyber’s Indian cuisine. The restaurant caters to a healthier form of Indian cuisine as they avoid cream, eggs or flour in their sauces and caters to vegetarians and vegans. Moving away from what are general perceptions on Indian cooking, Royal Khyber promotes flavour packed but healthy food, with their Sunday brunch buffet serving up the highlights of their menu.

Royal Khyber

Address: South Coast Plaza Village, 1621 W. Sunflower Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92704

Website: Royal Khyber

Opening hours: 11.30am - 2pm, 5.30pm - 9.30pm (daily)

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10. Old Vine Kitchen & Bar

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Visit the Old Vine Kitchen & Bar and be part of a community that loves food, wine and Italian travels. The restaurant is designed to promote an intimate dining space, featuring custom metalwork by Mark Gerardi and a series of abstract paintings by artist Paul Kole. Soak in some of the California sunshine in the outdoor patio area when you visit for brunch on the weekend.

Old Vine Kitchen & Bar

Address: 2937 Bristol St. Suite A-103, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Website: Old Vine Kitchen & Bar

Opening hours: 9am - 3pm (daily)

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Brunch in Orange County is usually a weekend affair. Think Bloody Mary, mimosas, and pancakes galore at endless buffets offering traditional and contemporary selections. Our list goes beyond just the all-American food items and includes Mexican, Indian and Cuban cuisines, all perfect to enjoy on your days off in Southern California. There are amazing steakhouses and rooftop restaurants found in the county as well.

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