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22651 Lake Forest Dr, Lake Forest, CA 92630-1749
949-457-1052
Today
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 9
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 7
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  • 6
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice Breakfast wonderful muffin's

Been years since I was here, but never for breakfasts. Had eggs Benedict w/croissant and wife has potato Benedict. Both meals were good, potato Benedict has excellent flavor. Wife ordered a muffin towards middle of breakfast which was served hot and excellent. Good attentive service and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2015
Fred K
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Mission Viejo
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LAGUNA WOODS, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I take my mom to Mimi's about once a month....she loves this restaurant and so do I. We each had a roast beef dip....she had fries and I had fruit.

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Orange county, CA
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

I really like the food at Mimi's Cafe. They have great service and great prices! They also have good drinks. My family and I go often. They are great for breakfast or just anytime. Gets busy on the weekends!

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Mesquite, Texas
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

If you want a good omelet in Orange County,CA, this is your stop. I had the Bacon Avocado omelet with a blueberry muffin. And that was SOME muffin...easily 4 inches in diameter and served hot with butter! And the omelet was great! Eggs light & fluffy, melted cheese, just the right amount of bacon and avocado. Mmmm! And those jacketed... More 

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LAGUNA WOODS, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This is one of my favorite cafes. Am going to lunch again tomorrow with my cousins. We try to get together there once a month and I sometime take my 93 yr old mother there....she loves it and so do I.

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Monrovia, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very extensive and creative brunch menu. Tasteful 19th century French Decor. Highly recommend for Sunday Brunch.

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Mission Viejo
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152 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Been years since I was here, but never for breakfasts. Had eggs Benedict w/croissant and wife has potato Benedict. Both meals were good, potato Benedict has excellent flavor. Wife ordered a muffin towards middle of breakfast which was served hot and excellent. Good attentive service and cheerful greeting.

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california
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

happy hour $5 wine is all day! everyday! Plus their French onion soup is the best in the land. Have to have their muffins as well!

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Mimi's doesn't seem to be what it once was, it's hard to put a finger on the reason; the staff is nice but with menu changes etc. the food used to be better. It's not bad but something has changed from a really good chain restaurant to one that is just a bit better than average.

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Camarillo
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The morning after Christmas, my husband and I found ourselves here for breakfast before heading getting on the freeway to head North for home. We were not only impressed with how friendly the staff was the day after a major holiday, but the food was very tasty and reasonable too. We both had turkey sausage and eggs, roasted potatoes, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I have been to mimis many times and this one was deafintely the best. The service was good. The food was excellent. I just wanted to write on here how much I enjoyed my time there.

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Additional Information about Mimi's Cafe

Address: 22651 Lake Forest Dr, Lake Forest, CA 92630-1749
Phone Number: 949-457-1052
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22651 Lake Forest Dr, Lake Forest, CA 92630-1749
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: 949-457-1052

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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