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Mimi's Cafe

17231 17th St, Tustin, CA 92780-1926
+1 714-544-5522
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pot roast” (3 reviews)
“cobb salad” (3 reviews)
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French, American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
17231 17th St, Tustin, CA 92780-1926
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They changed the menu and ruined one of our favorite restaurants. They were famous for French onion soup but changed the recipe. Yuck! Even wrote to corporate and The told me they're going in a new direction. Declined their offer for a complimentary gift certificate....More

Thank Frank P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped going about 4 years ago because the food was so blah. The only thing with any taste was the the basket of brown bread and the muffins. Then we got a 2 for 1 certificate in the mail and decided to try it...More

Thank FreddyDoodle
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Mimi's is always dependable. There is such a good selection of dishes and at different price levels. I'm a fan of their eggs benedict and have also tried the salmon benedict, which was very good. For lunch, it's usually soup and salad for me just...More

Thank Candice S
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...More

Thank Mike S
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...More

Thank Stefanie B
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.

Thank mooki x
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,...More

Thank BruinDan
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.

Thank 911jackie
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...More

1  Thank Connie I
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...More

Thank James S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
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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