rustic brunch – the ramos house cafe

Picking up from where I left off in autumn hues, I ventured out to San Juan Capistrano this past weekend for some rustic brunch.

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I absolutely love the decor. From the potted plants to the sack table cloth, this little cafe is a true rustic/shabby gem.

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The cafe offers a pre fixe brunch menu for $35. While I would have preferred to order a la carte, I think the price is reasonable given the amount of food they feed you. Take a look – everything looks good right?

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Let’s start with the drinks…mimosa, iced coffee and water. I have never seen mimosas served in anything but a flute. Love it.

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I got the apple cinnamon beignets as my starter. I didn’t even know what they were and am generally not a fan of sweets but everyone ordered them so I had to follow suit. They were AMAZING.

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Next up – the basil cured salmon lox. It was pretty good but my beignets were better.

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I went with the skillet eggs as my entree. This is the cafe’s take on huevos rancheros. It wasn’t anything mind blowing but it was tasty.

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This is the cafe’s most popular dish – crab hash with scrambled eggs. I’m not a big crab fan but every other person got this dish so it must be pretty darn good.

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Happy bruncher

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The area isn’t very big. There are a handful of shops and cafes.

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Definitely want to try this place out next time. They got me at “The Tea House…”

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Cute vintage store…maybe too vintage…

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I was very tempted to check out the petting zoo. However, a combination of food coma, alcohol and heat made me lazy. I’ll have to come back for more beignets!

Happy day before Friday!


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