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

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 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
Good Breakfast

Wife and I had a good breakfast, still love the muffins. Found the staff friendly and manager attentive to a problem. Food was good as I have experience in other Mimi's.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
Fred K
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Mission Viejo
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Mission Viejo
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164 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Wife and I had a good breakfast, still love the muffins. Found the staff friendly and manager attentive to a problem. Food was good as I have experience in other Mimi's.

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

For dinner. Had a very helpful and accommodating waitress. Good was as advertised although the calories can add up if you aren't careful. We had corn chowder (good). Friends had salmon dinner and chicken dinner. All good. $5 house wine isn't terrible either.

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California
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The restaurant was clean, service was satisfactory and the food was very good. I'm glad to see that they are serving breakfast pass 11:00 am again. I was very disappointed when they stopped that a while back. They changed their menu a bit but I believe it's better that it used to be. Price is very reasonable and the food... More 

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LAGUNA WOODS, California
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 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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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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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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164 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 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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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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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?