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Plums Cafe

369 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3270
+1 949-722-7586
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
369 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3270
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

PLUMS CAFÉ offers an amazing breakfast, buffet and lunch menu. My wife ordered the Specialty Omelet with bacon, ham, feta cheese, olives and avocado, with a side of fresh fruit; I ordered another Specialty Omelet with bacon, cheddar cheese, mushrooms, onions and spinach, with a...More

Thank Tony V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are their on a weekday and the service was good. They refilled coffee and asked if we needed anything else. The biscuit and gravy breakfast tasted awful. The bacon and egg breakfast was good. Overall I feel they are overrated and will not return

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Great food and service. The service was excellent and when asked, several recommendations were made and ordered. We were not disappointed with the suggestions. The Vietnamese pork and egg bowl, Plum’s biscuit and gravy, Santa Fe eggs Benedict and the Campfire trout and eggs were...More

Thank attiecat
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This place is amazing for breakfast! I've been here twice, and loved it both times, and had amazing service both times. There are so many great sounding options on the menu, our whole group had a hard times deciding what to order, but everyone loved...More

Thank rlsybrandy
Reviewed 7 November 2017

With so many restaurants in Orange County, it is hard to know where to go next. I happened to be over near Plums Cafe and decided it was time to check it off the list. I absolutely love this cafe. It is tucked into the...More

Thank beetrvln
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Their menu is so varied that it takes forever to decide what to eat! The people around me had food that looked amazing! It all sounded great! I had the southwestern eggs Benedict. The ham was plentiful and shaved nicely! The eggs were cooked perfectly....More

Thank Madge464
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a very nice breakfast, around 9:30am. The service was very good, the place clean. The food was very good, especially the chocolate banana waffle ! Don't be afraid, the parking lot can sometimes smell the ocean, but not in the restaurant.

Thank Robin K
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This was my second visit to Plums Cafe while visiting family in the area this summer. The dining experience is always just unparalleled! Three of us enjoyed brunch there during my latest visit. Plums has an option where you can add a bloody mary or...More

Thank Jaguarbeth
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I came here for breakfast today, Saturday, August 26th, 2017, with my sister who suggested that she had eaten here several times and thought I would like the food. It is obviously a very popular restaurant, as there was a ten minute wait when we...More

Thank Luciano L
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Get there early or you may have to wait a while for breakfast. We tend to Uber everywhere due to lack of parking in our beautiful beach city

Thank Penny B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 369 E 17th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-3270
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 949-722-7586
Plums Café and Catering has been a local favorite for over twenty years. Tucked away in a corner of Costa Mesa, Plums friendly staff, unique menu, Northwest-influenced cuisine & down-to-earth ambiance keep patrons coming back again and again.
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