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French-inspired fare made from fresh, wholesome ingredients. Every dish at Mimi's is a celebration. A destination - for any occasion- to gather, enjoy and celebrate life around food, family and friends.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed February 8, 2020

I wish I had known of this Cafe/Bistro. It has the best food I’ve tasted here in Oceanside. Andrew, our server, was kind, attentive, very helpful! It has some French dishes that are tre bien! My sons and I would have gone to this establishment...more, had we known of it. We came across it by accident. Infinite stars to the owner, server, cooks, chefs.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 20, 2020

Large menu selection from soups and salads and dinners. Atmosphere is casual and kinda' cafe style. Service and food were very good. Had apeizer trio which went well with our soup.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 13, 2019

With far too many decades of experience dining around the world, I leave some reviews to how Mom reacts and feels. Took Mom to brunch and she, who is way more picky and hard to please than would ever admit, was blown away by Mimi's....The service was awesome. The food was beyond her imagination good. And she could have a mimosa on a Friday at noon. At 76, little things mean a LOT and she was DELIGHTED by Mimi's. I've never been and I must say I was really very happy how great everything is. We'll be back - but not too often - things taste way to good to be good for you to have all the time! Half-joking. DELICIOUS food! VERY HIGHLY RECOMMEND!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 3, 2019

Fantastic Thanksgiving Feast!!! Everything you want for a great Thanksgiving Dinner.. Best flavor, and seasoned Turkey and ALL the fixen's .. Easy warm up and finish cooking the already cooked turkey.. I was so blown away how good everything was.. Easy feed 6-8 people, two...pies so good.. Love this Feast 3 times we have done this with this location..More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 23, 2019

Enjoyed having dinner, good food, nice waitress and pleasant surroundings. Reasonable cost. The location is nearby Walmart, so for whatever it's perfect. Oh yes very quiet.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

Finding a Mimi's was a joy! Our local cafe closed a few years ago & we have missed it so this was a great find. We each had a pasta dish with enough left to have a to-go box. We, of course, ordered muffins to...go as their baked goods are always fresh & tasty. The cafe was not too busy as we had an early dinner but service was spot-on.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed July 31, 2019

Lots of people in for a 'breakfast'.Atmosphere was nice. Menu varied -Lots of choice ,liked the fact could have fruit as a side to the breakfast instead of fried potatoes! The service was good,waitress knew the menu and was attentive without being intrusive.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

Although Mimi’s is located in a mall area, it is surrounded by lovely flowers and inside is cozy and comfortable like a quaint cottage. The food was fresh and each plate was garnished and presented beautifully. My only concern is that I asked for a...different kind of bread for my hamburger and a 99cent surcharge was on the bill. I should have been informed. The service was excellent and the food was served in a timely manner.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

This is the place where we had our very final meal with Norman. We had pancakes, salad, coffee and much good talk. And then we said a final goodbye.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed June 6, 2019

I used to enjoy this place till my last visit in May 2019. The restaurant do not serve the yummy carrot bread as part of the free bread . You have to buy it as a loaf. The rolls had a very hard crust and...we had to ask for new bread. I ordered the chix pot pie which is overpriced but yummy. The only good thing was the BOGOF coupon with purchase of 2 drinks.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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