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Mimi's Cafe

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17231 17th St, Tustin, CA 92780-1926
+1 714-544-5522
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06:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 23:00
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Tustin, California
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

While we often visit the location on 17th St. In Tustin, we don't go as often as we used to. When the menu was altered from a New Orleans flair to evoke French countryside cuisine, the restaurant chain actually lost some of its charm for us. We tend to visit The Crab Cooker and 17th Street Grill across the street... More 

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Thank Mike S
Post Falls
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

As my title says...it had been a long time...about 20 years since I've been to Mimi's Cafe. It's still as good as I remember! The food, service and atmosphere were all great! Oh and the muffins are as delicious as I remember! Bran muffin is my favorite!! Thank you Mimi's Cafe for being consistent and a great place to eat... More 

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Thank Stefanie B
Irvine, California
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255 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Came here for breakfast meeting. It wasn't particularly crowded so I thought the service could be have been better but it was decent. The food was ok.

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Thank mooki x
Fullerton, California
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314 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Mimi’s Café is a Southern California-based chain of French-themed restaurants with over 140 locations in over 20 states. The Tustin restaurant is located on 17th Street just west of the SR-55 freeway. According to their website, they serve “American and French comfort foods for breakfast, lunch and dinner in a New Orleans décor.” NOTE that the parking lot here can... More 

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Thank BruinDan
Tustin, California
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151 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Always consistently good food. Very popular place to visit. Excellent service, and nice menu . Definately a cut above a coffee shop. Love the bread basket.

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Thank 911jackie
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309 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 351 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

I love this Mimis Cafe. It's right off the 55 freeway at 17th Street in Tustin, in a super convenient location adjacent to the freeway on ramp and gas station. One thing to remember about Mimis is: there's ALWAYS a coupon. Just type "Mimis Cafe Coupon" in your smartphone, and you'll get a buy one, get one coupon. You're welcome.... More 

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Irvine, California
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132 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Been coming for years. Today was or first time back since summer of 16. The store in Irvine has not changed. You still wait even if tables are empty. Have not figured that out. The staff in Irvine seems stable. The food is OK not great but not bad either. The Irvine store has had quality problems and the food... More 

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Thank James S
North Tustin, United States
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We don't think you can beat Mimi's E-Club specials. We come about twice a month and have delicious dinners - We love the Pot Roast and the Salmon dinners. The Salmon Spinach Salad Entree I had last night was loaded with mushrooms and nuts and was outstanding with a huge piece of Salmon fillet!

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Thank Tristram Robert S
Raleigh, North Carolina
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147 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice selection of salads and wonderful fresh-made muffins. $5 house wines. Great spot for lunch with fantastic desserts like 15 layer crepe cakes and creme brulee cheesecake!

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Thank GolferNC62
Tustin, California
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It's only available for a limited time, but try the "brick chicken". Half a chicken served with a salad and tiny potatoes. Excellent. The service and the ambience are both French Cafe. Buy one meal, get one meal free coupons are available.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
06:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 23:00
Thursday
06:00 - 23:00
Friday
06:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17231 17th St, Tustin, CA 92780-1926
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: +1 714-544-5522

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