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This classic dish always hits the spot at brunch. Here are a few of our most frequented Orange County spots with their own spin on the beloved poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, and toasted English muffin plate.
Eggs Benedict, $20
What you’ll get: Poached eggs with avocado and bacon served on a sourdough English muffin and topped with a chipotle hollandaise sauce.
3010 LAFAYETTE AVE., NEWPORT BEACH
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Crab Benedict. $19
What you’ll get: Poached eggs, jumbo lump crab cakes with bacon, and a jalapeño hollandaise sauce.
227 N. BROADWAY, SANTA ANA
Frank Floyd Benedict, $12
What you’ll get: Poached eggs, smoked salmon, spinach, and béarnaise sauce. Served on roasted portabella mushrooms instead of an English Muffin.
100B E. BASTANCHURY ROAD, FULLERTON
Kimmie’s Coffee Cup
Irish Benedict, $12
What you’ll get: Poached eggs served with corned beef hash and a classic hollandaise sauce on a toasted English muffin.
1605 W. COMMONWEALTH AVE., FULLERTON
Lighthouse Bayview Café
Crab Cake Benedict- $17
What you’ll get: Poached eggs and crab cakes with spinach, topped with a classic hollandaise sauce and served on an English muffin.
1600 WEST BALBOA BLVD., NEWPORT BEACH
The Broken Yolk Café
Golden State Benedict, $13
What you’ll get: Poached eggs, Applewood smoked bacon, tomato, and avocado, topped with a classic hollandaise sauce and Sriracha.
2810 E. CHAPMAN AVE., ORANGE
Eggs Benedict, $12
What you’ll get: Poached eggs with ham served on toasted baguette slices with a classic hollandaise sauce.
108 W. WILSHIRE AVE., FULLERTON
Saddle Ranch Chop House- Costa Mesa
The Ranch Eggs Benedict, $14
What you’ll get: Poached eggs with Canadian bacon and a chipotle hollandaise sauce served on a toasted English muffin.
1870 HARBOR BLVD., COSTA MESA; 20 CITY BLVD. WEST, ORANGE
The Snooty Fox
Eggs Benedict, $11
What you’ll get: Poached eggs and ham served on a grilled English muffin with hollandaise sauce.
23028 LAKE FOREST DR., LAGUNA HILLS
Signature Eggs Benedict
What you’ll get: Poached eggs with your choice of sliced filet mignon or house-made crab cake and tomato hollandaise sauce. Tip: go surf & turf and get one of each!
455 NEWPORT CENTER DR., NEWPORT BEACH
Ham Benedict III, $12
What you’ll get: Poached eggs with tender shaved ham and smoked cheddar hollandaise on a signature English muffin. Served with a side of hash browns.
3032 EL CAMINO REAL, TUSTIN
Santa Fe Eggs Benedict, $17
What you’ll get: Poached eggs with peppered ham and chipotle-cilantro hollandaise on a fresh baguette. Comes with roasted potatoes.
369 E. 17TH ST., COSTA MESA
Stacks Pancake House
Kalua Pork Benedict, $10
What you’ll get: Poached eggs and Kalua pork with hollandaise sauce on a toasted English muffin. Served with a side of potatoes.
34255 PACIFIC COAST HWY., DANA POINT; 14421 CULVER DR., IRVINE; 27680 MARGUERITE PARKWAY, MISSION VIEJO
Jimmy’s Famous American Tavern
Veggie Bennie, $16
What you’ll get: Poached eggs, grilled tomatoes, and spinach on an English muffin with chive hollandaise.
25001 DANA POINT HARBOR DR., DANA POINT
Eggs Benedict, $19
What you’ll get: Poach eggs and smoked paprika hollandaise on toasted brioche, served with house potatoes. Add smoked salmon for $5.
243 AVENIDA DEL MAR, SAN CLEMENTE
Salt & Ash
Eggs Benny, $14
What you’ll get: Poached eggs and pulled pork on an English muffin topped with hollandaise and queso fresco. Comes with roasted Yukon potatoes.
1390 N. KRAEMER BLVD., PLACENTIA