Penguin Cafe

American Restaurant
981 S Coast Hwy (at Anita St), Laguna Beach, CA 92651, United States
Hours:
Closed until 7:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Fri
    • 6:30 AM–2:30 PM
  • Sat–Sun
    • 7:00 AM–1:30 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
No
8.4/10

Based on 42 votes

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Total Visitors
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  • What you need to know
    Libby S.
    breakfast penguin schimla style on egg mcmuffin sub ham(2 Tips)
    Donovan C.
    Try "the penguin" breakfast sandwich and ask for salsa.(2 Tips)
    Stephanie L.
    Eggs Benedict are only available on weekends.(3 Tips)
    Sterling P.
    Get a peanut butter and chocolate shake!(2 Tips)
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  • breakfast food
  • corned beef hash
  • huevos rancheros
  • tamales
  • brunch food
  • great value
  • pancakes
  • omelettes
  • green chili
  • sub sandwiches
  • bacon
  • ham
  • diner food
  • chocolate chips
  • beach
  • peanut butter
  • Steve C.

    The Mexican Benedict is excellent you can ask for it even if its not on the specials menu

    Steve Craig · February 1
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  • Maha G.

    Breakfast Penguin Sandwich=so delicious , the place doesn't reflect food greatness

    Maha G · August 21, 2014
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  • Aaron C.

    Green Chili Tamale Omelet = Awesome!

    Aaron Clifford · June 14, 2014
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  • Michael B.

    Order the MJB special

    Michael Beresford · November 11, 2013
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  • Stephanie L.

    Eggs Benedict are only available on weekends. Be sure to order them when you come. Best locally owned and run diner!

    Stephanie Leavitt · May 12, 2013
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  • Aimee M.

    Great local breakfast joint. I love that they don't need to load up my plate with a ton of food and it's so affordable.

    Aimee M · January 28, 2013
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  • Matt W.

    O'brien is the bomb. Get a half order and u will be plenty full!

    Matt Wheaton · December 28, 2012
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  • James K.

    Orange Juice is not fresh Californian. :(

    James Kennedy · April 19, 2012
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  • Libby S.

    get irie & order the breakfast penguin schimla style on egg mcmuffin sub ham for bacon & sub a choco chip pancake for the side

    Libby Schimmoeller · April 14, 2012
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  • Henrik J.

    Penguin Obrian is amazing!

    Henrik Johnson · February 3, 2012
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  • Donovan C.

    Try "the penguin" breakfast sandwich and ask for salsa. It's delicious!

    Donovan Cain · September 7, 2011
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  • Sterling P.

    Get a peanut butter and chocolate shake! They are quite good.

    Sterling Phillips · September 7, 2011
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  • The T.

    Order the corned beef hash every time!

    The Termite Guy · June 12, 2011
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  • Kim C.

    Best sat morning breakfast! A total locals spot where you always feel welcome.

    Kim C · September 25, 2010
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  • Tony K.

    This is the best "greasy spoon" diner in Laguna Beach.

    Tony Klein · May 28, 2010
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  • Rob D.

    Huevos rancheros, a must.

    Rob Digiovanni · April 20, 2010
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  • Tony K.

    Best in lb.

    Tony Klein · April 18, 2010
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