8 Excellent Egg Dishes in Newport Beach
How would you like your eggs? Scrambled with chicken sausage, fried with a drizzle of truffle oil, or perhaps baked with bacon and cheese? Any way you like ‘em, eggs are a staple in so many hearty plates, breakfast through dinner. Whether you’re looking for a light egg white frittata to start your morning or you finish work and suddenly need an authentic French quiche, these excellent (you thought I was going to say ‘eggcellent’ didn’t you?) Newport Beach spots have the egg dishes of your dreams.
Lighthouse Bayview Cafe
Say it with me: Tacos for breakfast. Yes, you heard me, you can munch on Chorizo & Egg Tacos in the morning hours at Lighthouse Bayview Cafe. Their brunch tacos are made with pico de gallo, sour cream, pepper jack cheese, roasted tomato salsa and served with refried beans. If you’re looking for a more substantial way to incorporate eggs into brunch, try the 8 oz. Brunch Burger, which stacks bacon, hollandaise and a sunny side up egg on a burger. This stunning waterfront restaurant, located in the heart of Marina Park, is an ideal spot to enjoy a hearty plate of eggs with an unobstructed view of Newport Harbor.
Haute Cakes Caffe
Want to know a foolproof way to make a brunch favorite even better? Put an egg on it. At Haute Cakes Caffe, avocado and egg lovers alike can relish in the cute Newport Beach spot’s Avocado Toast. The sourdough toast is topped with smashed avocado, heirloom tomatoes, rosemary sea salt, soft herbs, and of course, two eggs. Get your eggs sunny side up, scrambled, or poached, any way you make ‘em, they’ll be great on the fresh avocado. Enjoy your egg-topped toast with a refreshing Mimosa or one of their delicious coffee drinks on Haute Cakes Caffe’s adorable patio.
Pandor Artisan Boulangerie & Cafe
Fun fact: you don’t need to fly all the way to France to enjoy a delicious, authentic quiche. Newport Beach’s own Pandor can satisfy your French fare fix with their assortment of fresh quiches. The French bakery uses sustainable, local, and seasonal ingredients to make their savory egg dishes. Try their classic Quiche Lorraine, made with leeks, bacon, and cheese or take a walk on the wild side and ask about their Quiche Du Jour, French for “quiche of the day.”
The Fried Egg – one of the easiest things to cook, but most difficult to get perfect. Eat Chow takes on this beloved egg classic with their breakfast dish aptly named, The “Fried Egg.” Chow down on this delicious morning meal, made with imported prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, light tomato essence, and truffle oil and served with lemon tossed arugula and a grilled baguette. Other incredible egg dishes at this Newport Beach favorite are The “a.m.” Burger (breakfast burger with avocado, a fried egg, hollandaise, and chipotle aioli) and the Chow Benedict (made with toasted country French bread). One of the highlights of any brunch at Eat Chow is the Mimosa Sampler!
What do you get when you put an egg on an artisan pizza? The best ‘breakfast for dinner’ meal you’ve ever had. Pizzeria Mozza’s mouth-watering pie is made with bacon, Yukon Gold potato slices, Bermuda onions, and finally, topped with an egg. The masterminds behind this savory pizza are Mario Batalli, Joe Bastianich, and Nancy Silverton, three highly respected figures in the culinary world. Come enjoy the wood-burning pizza and lively atmosphere at this Newport Beach pizzeria, located on PCH.
There is perhaps no better way to brunch (yeah, it’s a verb now) on a sunny weekend day than with bottomless mimosas and farm fresh eggs. Pick a day, bring along good company, and enjoy the Farmer’s Chicken Sausage Scramble at Zov’s in Newport Beach. Made with farm fresh scrambled eggs, chicken sausage, green onion, tomato and cheddar cheese, this hearty dish is served with the restaurant’s signature crispy hash brown cake. Complete your breakfast with one of their four mimosa flavors, we suggest Bartlett Pear or Pomegranate. Located on Newport Coast Drive, Zov’s offers an upscale casual environment to enjoy their modern American and Mediterranean fare.
Picture this: you’re sitting at a table by the water, watching the boats sail by, and munching on a healthy, light frittata. This is your reality at Zinqué in Newport Beach. Prepare to be wowed by the Zucchini Egg White Frittata Plate, made with avocado, arugula, parmesan, and pesto. Situated in Lido Marina Village, this trendy hangout has an incredible ambiance, complete with a beautiful bar, wooden tables, and stunning wrought-iron windows.
Pain Du Monde
Eggs Benedict is a breakfast staple –no doubt about it. There comes a time, however, when the classic benedict style just won’t cut it anymore. This is where the Pesto Benedict at Pain Du Monde steps in. This take on the original egg dish includes two sunny side up eggs, Italian prosciutto, pesto, and arugula, all stacked on a parmesan croissant. You can enjoy this heightened favorite at their Fashion Island and Corona del Mar locations.