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Cafe Midi

Central L.A
French, Cafe, Contemporary
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148 S La Brea Ave, at American Rag Maison, Los Angeles, CA 90036-2910
323-939-9860
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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185 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

For French and Mexican cuisine it's very good. Not really fine dining, but for two people you're likely to spend $50 or more. They do some great things with breakfast and with lunch. Not a lot to say here but that the menu is a novella, and that you can sit out on the sidewalk in the shade and enjoy... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Nice place for family eating. I visited this place by recommendation of my friends. Small peace of Europe World. Clean, good atmosphere, nice people. I'll recommend it.

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Thank Oleg1969
Los Angeles, CA
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Wonderful food. Great salads, omelettes, burgers, etc. Among our favorites: Atomic burger, one yolk vegetable omelette, brussels sprouts salad, salad with brie, prosciutto and grapes, croque monsieur, avocado with tuna and egg salads, broccoli and apple salad, thyme-dusted fries. The pastries are excellent and so is the coffee. Service is not quick and there is often a crowd, but this... More 

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California, US
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Cafe Midi never disappoints. With its multitude of offerings on the menu, there's something for everybody. Portions are large and everything is fresh and tasty. Don't forget the desserts!

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minnetonka. minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Beautiful decor, wonderful food, in a very appealing part of Los Angeles. Street parking is easy, and the area is filled with good shopping (i.e., photo and art galleries, antique and clothing stores, etc.). Cafe Midi sells a wide range of items for the home - for the kitchen, for the bedroom, for the patio. Much more than a restaurant,... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Nothing below 16 ! Even omelette or salads They are really good but you will get a bill night for lunch May be at night ! Otherwise the French owner is very nice and the place inside is charming ! Terrace is not a place to be

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london
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

the other lunch time i went with a friend as this cafe is quite near where i live. i have frequented it in the past and was happy with the food and service. Not this last time. Because of the heat we sat inside and the noise was impossible. Many hollywood types, has beens, would bees, with loud voices each... More 

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California City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The Lunch here was Very Very good. My husband got the blackened chicken with bacon croques and I got the Edouards Sirloin Burger. That was probably the best burger I have ever had. Definitely worth the calories! The menu is somewhat overwhelming so I had the waitress point out their star items. The only problem was the loooooooong wait time.... More 

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Thank J V
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Had lunch there with my sister and was charmed by the owner, our server and all the wait staff. The food was outstanding and the atmosphere is so much fun. Tiny little Cafe, great food and service, then a browse through the most beautiful treasures of all sorts in the Maison Midi. A lovely experience!

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minnetonka. minnesota
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129 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

This is a small restaurant connected to American Rag that is worth a special trip. With maybe ten seats at the counter and a half dozen small tables, it's perfect for singles and couples. The food - salads, sandwiches, omelets - is terrific. No alcohol is served. There are also tables on the street, perfect for people-watching, and the people... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Cafe, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 S La Brea Ave, at American Rag Maison, Los Angeles, CA 90036-2910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: 323-939-9860

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?