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Cafe Midi

$$ - $$$
Central L.A
Cafe, French, Contemporary
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148 S La Brea Ave, at American Rag Maison, Los Angeles, CA 90036-2910
+1 323-939-9860
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10:00 - 19:00
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
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Strasbourg, France
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well, it has the flair of frenchness... Much of it is really french... Tastes greatly and is more than affordable. Just too bad that we are in L.A. And vegetables are not as tasty as they would in France. However ambience is fantastic, people are great... So, go for it!!!!

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Thank Wild tracks S
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I don't think u have had anything I have not liked here. The latest the Cheesiest pasta I ever had. The veggie burger was tasty supervising. I have had the Dover Sol and always fantastic. The hamburger with blue cheese is excellent. The place is always happening and it looks like you are in Paris. The owner is always friendly.... More 

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Thank soheila w
Los Angeles, California
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189 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 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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Thank LearningCurv
Los Angeles, California
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 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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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 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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74 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 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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201 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 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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168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 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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Thank THENAPOLI
london
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 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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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, French, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:00
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 19:00
Thursday
10:00 - 19:00
Friday
10:00 - 19:00
Saturday
10:00 - 19:00
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
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-939-9860

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