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Vie De France

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RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere

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CUISINES
French
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol

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Menu

HOT SANDWICHES‎
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Grilled chicken breast topped w/ ham & melted swiss cheese on a brioche bun spread w/ dijonnaise dressing.
French Cheese Steak
A variation on the philly classic! hot roast beef topped w/ melted brie cheese, caramelized onions, mayonnaise & roasted red peppers on a freshly baked Italian baguette.
French Dip
Tender slices of warm roast beef heaped on a freshly baked French baguette, served w/ au jus & garnished w/ lettuce & tomato.
Vdf Burger
q1‎ 100% ground beef patty grilled & served on a fresh baked vie de france bun w/ lettuce & tomato. for a French flair, ask for dijonnaise!
Vdf Burger Du Jour
Ask your server about today's selection.
COMBOS‎
Caesar
Fruit
Soup & Salad Maison
Our salad maison combined w/ either a bowl of French onion soup or soup du jour.
Sandwich & Bowl of Soup
Choose half of any cold classic sandwich & either a bowl of French onion soup or soup du jour.
A variety of fresh baked breads available for all our sandwiches. Ask your server for today’s selections
SWEET REWARDS‎
Scoop of ice cream
Old Fashioned Brownie Sundae
A warm fudge brownie covered w/ caramel & fudge sauce & topped w/ vanilla bean ice cream & candied walnuts. Start your diet tomorrow!
Scoop of ice cream
Chocolate Mousse
Rich, fluffy mousse topped w/ whipped cream, garnished w/ a strawberry & a rolled dentelle wafer.
Scoop of ice cream
Creme Brulee
Firm on the outside but soft & silky on the inside. a layer of caramelized sugar covers a French vanilla custard cream.
Scoop of ice cream
Fresh Fruit Crepes
Seasonal fruit & pastry cream wrapped in paper thin crepes. Topped w/ chocolate sauce & whipped cream.
Scoop of ice cream
Creme Caramel
The lightest of desserts. This delicate vanilla custard is served upside down to reveal its own creamy caramel sauce. Accompanied by a rolled dentelle wafer.
Scoop of ice cream
Pain Perdu
our distinctive bread pudding made w/ bread from vie de France's own bakery & served w/ our creme anglaise sauce.
Scoop of ice cream
Dessert Du Jour
Ask your server for today's delicious dessert offerings. All cakes are exclusive vie de france recipes.
Add a scoop of ice cream to any dessert
BEVERAGES‎
Complimentary refills on soft drinks, coffee & iced tea.
Any cappuccino
Café au lait
Coca-Cola Classic
Any cappuccino
Café au lait
Diet Coke
Any cappuccino
Café au lait
Sprite
Any cappuccino
Café au lait
Iced Tea
Any cappuccino
Café au lait
Regular or Decaffeinated Coffee
Roasted exclusively for vie de france
Any cappuccino
Café au lait
Espresso
Double
Any cappuccino
Café au lait
Cappuccino
Double
Any cappuccino
Café au lait
Cafe Au Lait
Double
Any cappuccino
Café au lait
Hot Tea
APPETIZERS‎
French Onion Soup
Our delicious version of this French classic! caramelized onions & slices of french bread in a rich beef broth & topped w/ swiss cheese melted to perfection.
Crab & Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms
Portabellas‎ baked w/ our fresh crab & shrimp stuffing & topped w/ brie cheese.
Soup Du Jour
Made from scratch, using only the finest seasonal ingredients. Ask your server for today’s selection.
Pate & Brie
A popular French appetizer of pate de champagne (country style pate) & creamy mild brie cheese. served w/ seasonal fruit.
Creamy Spinach & Cheese Dip
Hot creamy spinach, & a mixture of cheddar & swiss cheeses. Served bubbly hot w/ slices of our freshly baked French baguette.enough for two.
SALADS‎
Chicken Salad
A vie de france classic! Chicken breast, onions, celery & raisins in our seasoned dressing…garnished w/ seasonal fruit.
Tuna Niçoise
White albacore tuna steak on a mound of green beans, tomato wedges, red bliss potatoes, hard boiled egg, black olives & red onions over mixed greens. Splashed w/ our house vinaigrette.
Salmon Niçoise
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
our‎ almost traditional caesar salad recipe tossed w/ sun-dried tomatoes & caesar dressing, served in a French bread boule topped w/ grilled chicken breast.
Spinach Salad
Tender baby spinach, sliced mushroom, sliced hard boiled eggs, sweet & sour onions, water chestnuts, mandarin oranges & candied walnuts tossed w/ our tangy slightly sweet poppy seed dressing.
Trio Salad Sampler
The perfect selection for those who cannot decide…a serving of each! Our world famous chicken salad, fresh fruit salad & salad du jour, all served on a bed of mixed greens.
Salad Maison
Assorted wild field greens, tomato & cucumber wedges, red onions & homemade croutons, splashed w/ our vinaigrette dressing.
Salad Du Jour
Ask your server about today’s special selection
ON THE LIGHTER SIDE‎
All lighter side entrées come w/ salad maison.
Quiche Du Jour
our version of this country-style French tarte is filled w/ savory ingredients & baked to golden brown. served w/ a side of chef’s vegetable selection.
Savory Crepes Du Jour
Three‎ delicate golden brown crepes stuffed w/ bechamel sauce, swiss cheese & today’s filling. Ask your server about today’s selections.
Omelette Du Jour
Our huge gourmet omelettes are made to order w/ three eggs, today’s filling, & a special blend of herbs & spices. Served w/ chef’s vegetable selection. (Cholesterol-free egg substitute available upon request. )
PASTA‎
All pasta dishes served w/ our fresh baked garlic bread & cooked to order, so please allow a little extra time. Add salad maison or caesar salad
Maison
Caesar salad
Roasted Vegetable Fettuccine
Sweet basil marinara, garlic, fresh basil, roasted potatoes, carrots, red & green peppers, onions & olive oil tossed w/ fettuccine.
Maison
Caesar salad
Shrimp & Spinach Capellini
Sautéed shrimp, baby spinach, fresh basil, roma tomatoes, tossed w/ a light white wine butter sauce w/ just a little kick.
Maison
Caesar salad
Vdf Chicken Alfredo
Strips of grilled chicken breast, fresh button mushrooms & spinach in a creamy alfredo sauce made w/ parmesan cheese tossed w/ fettuccine pasta.
Maison
Caesar salad
Shrimp Alfredo
Maison
Caesar salad
Grilled Salmon Alfredo
CHEF'S SELECTIONS‎
Our chef’s choice selections are made to order, so please allow a little extra time. Add salad maison or caesar salad
Maison
Caesar salad
Beef Bourguignon
A classic tender chunks of beef braised in a rich red wine sauce w/ mushrooms, bacon & served in our sourdough bread bowl.
Maison
Caesar salad
Roasted Chicken
Slow roasted herb chicken nestled atop our garlic smashed red skinned potatoes & topped w/ a hearty mushroom gravy.
Maison
Caesar salad
Sesame Teriyaki Salmon
Pan seared to perfection, salmon w/ a honey teriyaki glaze. Served w/ our garlic smashed red skinned potatoes & our green beans almondine.
Maison
Caesar salad
Steak Frites
Choice center cut 8 oz* new york strip sirloin cooked to your liking, topped w/ garlic & herb butter. Served w/ french fries. Pre-cooked weight.
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

I ordered the Salade Nicoise with Salmon at 6 pm on July 3, 2018. At 8 pm, I was sufferering from food poisoning. I called the restaurant and informed them of my condition. I was informed by the Assistant Manager that they will check the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank santamonican
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Who knew that South Coast Plaza would have a lovely, quiet and affordable place to eat? Stopped here with the daughter of a friend for breakfast. She was helping me shop. What a surprise. The French toast was wonderful. The fruit plate was fresh. The...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank CapistranoBeach
Reviewed March 29, 2018

The frittata was cooked well and the presentation was excellent. My only concern was that the music was too loud. this made conversation difficult.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Choc18Chip
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Vie de France is, I believe, one of a very extensive chain of restaurants. They have, however, managed to maintain the feeling of a local cafe. Overall, the food is very good. We especially enjoyed the quiche Lorraine and the very fresh salads. The prices...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Al G
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I wanted to have a light bite to eat and opted for this place. I asked for a vegetarian sandwich in a baguette and ended up receiving one with a few vegetables and no cheese and charged the same price as a...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed September 15, 2017

We decided to celebrate my friend's birthday with breakfast at Vie de France in South Coast Plaza. Neither of us had eaten in the restaurant before, although, we had enjoyed the take-away pastries and breads many times before while shopping at the Plaza.

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Grabbed a double shot capacino. They use illy of fee which is one of my favorite coffees. A peice if madlane for sweet.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank s3oody79
Reviewed April 26, 2017

My brother invited us for lunch at this French restaurant. It's easy to find the place since it was not too far from Macy. We did not have to wait since it was weekday. My brother and his wife orders French onion soups and pasta.,...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank nhatdang2015
Reviewed February 17, 2017

No trip to South Coast Plaza is complete without a visit to Vie De France. Lunch or dinner are equally terrific. Their bread is fresh, the food is delicious, the presentation is appealing, and the service is good. I have been dining here for years...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Dyanne2014
Reviewed December 30, 2016

We were hungry for a good meal and we ended up at Vie de France. Meal worth The wait of 20 minutes to be seated.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Hossien E
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