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“Excellent sandwich - very tiny, tiny "cafe"” 5 of 5 stars
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Le Diplomat
Irvine, CA
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Ranked #195 of 529 restaurants in Irvine
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, French
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout
Irvine, California
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“Excellent sandwich - very tiny, tiny "cafe"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

I'm surprised that only one other person has rated this cafe. If you want a really, really good sandwich go here. I've been twice and loved it. Try the one that has roast beef, brie cheese, tomoatoes, mustard and mayo. I'm not a hugh sandwich lover but when I decide to have one I want one that is really good. This one was so tasty. The bread is awesome as well. They use bread from La Vie en Rose (Cafe in South Coast Plaza). It's really, really good.

However, if you are expecting to have a nice sit down experience, you won't. Maybe I should have rated it good because of this. You walk up to the counter to order. There are about 5 tables in the very, very small space. It's hot in there as they keep the door open and there doesn't appear to be any AC. There are tables outside in the plaza area if you want to eat close by. My suggestion is that you do what I did and take your sandwich to go or eat in one of the outside tables.

The service person was really nice and pleasant.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“chicken dijon hot sandwich is awesome...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2008

chicken dijon hot sandwich is awesome...

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