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Panini Cafe

26611 Aliso Creek Rd, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-4805
+1 949-360-8100
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26611 Aliso Creek Rd, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-4805
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time here and was okay. Good dishes but the Persian Grill at the resto hub across Hobby Lobby (Aliso Viejo) is tastier (and budget $). Naan bread is extra which was a bummer. Fast service but hurried waiter.

Thank Lolasuejen
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Stay away. This chain may have been good years ago, but no more. This is the second time I took my friends there for lunch and the salad that goes with the plate was all wilted and had smoochy green inside. I told the server...More

Thank luckydog172
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Great chicken pesto sandwich. Nice to sit on patio but get there early on weekends if you want outside. Crowded and the inside gets noisy

Thank Teresa O
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My family all manages to find good stuff to eat here. I love the lentil soup, and my finiki daughter likes the chicken kabob; generous roasted onion too.

Thank JamesHunterRoss
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious! They serve only 'free range' meats and their quality is unsurpassed. Salads are cold and crisp. Their bulgar pilaf is to die for. Excellent and attentive service. In addition their family style take out is a wonderful value. We have recommended...More

Thank Kugirl808
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere with generous servings of truly delicious and healthy food. Really is a great place to eat, we especially enjoy the brunch. Mediterranean restaurant but they make great French Toast as well as kabobs.

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Would have rated Excellent for the chicken kebabs alone, however the chicken vegetable soup was oily and the kitchen staff really needs to watch the foul language.

Thank Desiree R
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Nice selection of breakfast, and lunch items. Flavorful and colorful dishes. Good value. I particularly like the fish kabob.

Thank DASBarcelona
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We ordered the healthy meal for a family times 12 for a party. The favorite was the salmon kabobs, next the chicken and then the beef. Everyone loved the bulgar and we had four of the different salads and all were enjoyed! That meal is...More

Thank Rita T
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Las weekend, my children and I stopped at Panini Cafe for a late lunch. The food was really good, and the service was fast. The only thing that I wish we would have gotten, was more interaction with the staff (we barely talked to the...More

Thank loreq
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26611 Aliso Creek Rd, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-4805
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Aliso Viejo
  • Phone Number: +1 949-360-8100
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