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Break of Dawn Restaurant - Closed

24351 Avenida De La Carlota, Ste. N-6 Laguna Hills, CA 92653 | Laguna Hills | 949-587-9418

Location Description:

Breakfast and lunch only at South County's institution for Viet- and French-inspired brunch in a casual atmosphere. Smoked salmon and pots of pté are the way to go here.


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Details

  • Cuisine(s): Breakfast, Brunch, Eclectic, French, Vietnamese
  • Hours: Sun, Wed-Sat 8am-2:30pm
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Beer/Wine
  • Reservations: Not Necessary
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Features: Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout

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