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Mimi's Cafe

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1835 Newport Blvd Ste F, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-5014
+1 949-722-6722
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for breakfast and more! Awesome muffins, croissants and and and. Nice atmosphere, great staff

Thank 1977BM
Costa Mesa, California
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157 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017

Please remove this location from the Trip Advisor App. It's gone. Please remove this location. It's gone. I miss it. It was very conveniently located. I need to make this 100 words or the app will reject it. Please remove this location. The Mimi's chain is still in existence, but this location is closed.

Thank FineDinerPatty
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

I stopped here because my daughter goes by "Mimi" so we went to take a look, and boy are we glad we did. The restaurant was beautiful, the food was AMAZING, and the workers are so kind. We will be back!

Thank Joel J
Southern California
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Mimi's never disappoints us whether it is for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Their muffins are huge! We always order a container of muffins to go when we leave because they are so tasty. A wide variety of mostly American food in a French Bistro atmosphere.

Thank Paul C
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

Excellent lunch choice. Everyone at our table had fantastic food. The buttermilk spice muffin was heavenly, all the entrees were delicious, and you can't go wrong on the dessert menu. The mousse in the chocolate-based pie was perhaps the best I've ever had. Wish I lived closer!!

Thank Dan F
La Grande, Oregon, United States
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2015

I totally love the food in this restaurant. Stayed in Costa Mesa a week and ate here every chance I got. Can't go wrong with anything here. Great portions too. Standard meal 10.00

Thank Jody M
las vegas, nv
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142 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2015

Mimi's may tend toward the French side of meals, but I find they have comfort foods that never fail to satisfy.

Thank arniepalmerfan
Eugene, Oregon
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102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2015

The service was slow, however, when they did come they were wonderfully friendly! Our food was very good. I had the chicken Caesar and my companion had the Half Chicken and fries. I loved my salad and would go back again. I have a restricted diet and I love it when I find something I can eat. That's tasty.....

Thank annpriv
Avalon, California, United States
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015

Every other year we go back to try again with the hope they have gotten back to where they were when they opened many years ago but we have been disappointed each and every time. The wait staff tries but the food is not worth the visit. There are too many other local options to waste your time here

Thank momcat117
Porterville, California
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77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2015

I've been to Mimi's before, but never this particular one in Costa Mesa. We had a wonderful breakfast with some great wait staff. Even the manager stopped by to see how we were doing. I could tell he was a very hands-on kind of guy because he was constantly walking the dining areas, helping move tables and chairs as needed,... More 

Thank DGriz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, French, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1835 Newport Blvd Ste F, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-5014
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 949-722-6722

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