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Panini Cafe

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9601 Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210-4401
310-247-8300
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Lunch

This was the first time we had tried the Panini Cafe, on the recommendation of a "local" whom we were meeting for lunch. It turned out that she really knew her restaurants! While we were waiting for her over excellent coffees, we watched many platters of delicious looking and smelling orders... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2015
Al G
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Ottawa, Canada
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This was the first time we had tried the Panini Cafe, on the recommendation of a "local" whom we were meeting for lunch. It turned out that she really knew her restaurants! While we were waiting for her over excellent coffees, we watched many platters of delicious looking and smelling orders make their way to the tables. We couldn't wait... More 

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Jerusalem
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Ate at this restaurant with colleagues while on business in Los Angeles. Fast, efficient, friendly service. Excellent quality food with large portions. Moderate prices. Nice atmosphere. Highly recommend!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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121 reviews 121 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Very good service. Awsome food. We got breakfast they use organic eggs on their recipes. The quality of the food is great among its presentation and taste. Very good prices for the area. The restaurant is very clean. Sevings are substancial. I tried the mozzarela and black forest ham scramble was great..!!! I strongly suggest a visit. Worth it.

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Adelaide, Australia
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180 reviews 180 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

For Beverly Hills this place is the best. Simply great food at extremely good prices and lovely staff who go out of their way to offer good service. I recommended it and my mate also loved it and has also passed it on.

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Golden, Colorado
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We came here early afternoon on a Sunday. Seemed very busy but they were able to seat us right away. The service was very good and the staff was always on top of the empty dishes and drink refills etc. My husband and I both ordered the chicken kebab with rice - one with Caesar salad and one with avocado,mr... More 

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Slingerlands, New York
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500 reviews 500 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
278 helpful votes 278 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I was wandering around Beverly Hills, passing on one over priced, overly fancy restaurant after another. Saw this place on the corner, and Middle Eastern sounded good. Also very busy on a Thursday night.....good sign. Sat at the bar/counter. Great menu. Paninis of course, great selection of middle eastern, pasta, really anything you would want. Great for people watching as... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Found this by chance when visiting L.A. early November 2014 and found to be the best value of all restaurants we used in San Francisco, Vegas and L.A. Good menu, I had Moussaka and friend Chicken Kebob, boh good portions with lots of salad. Very reasonably priced food and wine, well worth a visit. Company also has other restaurants in... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This Mediterranean style restaurant offers some of the best value food in Beverley Hills. The portions are large and the quality is good. it is not fine dining but the food and wine are reasonably priced by comparison to their neighbours. Well worth a visit.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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143 reviews 143 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Consistently good and cooked in a healthy way, for example potatoes are baked instead of fried. You can order pretty much anything off the menu and feel good about what you're eating. The staff is really friendly and attentive, the flavors rich and meal portions large enough to be a meal without being excessive.

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Bingley, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Stopped for a salad a sandwich for lunch in this busy restaurant. Somewhat surprised about the high praise reviews for what is a pretty standard restaurant. Can't say I would recommended it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9601 Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210-4401
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Beverly Hills>  > Beverly Hills
  • Neighborhood: Beverly Hills
  • Phone Number: 310-247-8300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills began as a modest village years ago and today you can still feel its small town origins, even though it has become a major tourist attraction and business center for the entertainment industry. This town lives up to its reputation as an area full of designer retail stores and residential streets lined with mansions and palm trees. Inside the commercial center of Beverly Hills, along Rodeo Drive, droves of tourists peak into ultra-luxurious boutiques hoping to catch a glimpse of someone famous. Off of Rodeo Drive however is where some of the most affluent Angelenos occupying the streets of Beverly Hills come for leisurely meals, power lunches and beauty treatments.
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