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Mustard Cafe

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41 Auto Center Dr Ste 103, Lake Forest, CA 92610-2847
+1 949-716-1000
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08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:00
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new jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I had a huge Greek salad and a glass of wine. It was delicious . You order at the counter and the have a huge menu plus daily specials. The service was fast .

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Thank Bridgetpianos
Vancouver, B.C.
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329 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Looking for a casual lunch salad and stumbled upon Mustard Cafe not to be disappointed: strictly speaking really excellent salads with special mention of the Asian Chicken Salad with sesame dressing. This establishment is nothing fancy with (efficient) counter ordering followed by table service in a clean and presentable environment. Based on the quality of the salads, one can only... More 

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Thank Dalecorp
Southern Cal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Mustard Cafe is one of the best, consistent, unique experiences in the area. Their food is fresh and not-fast food. I had the pastrami (on rye, instead of the normal big bread). They have specials and wi-fi, so those are bonuses.

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Thank James M
Orange, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

The chicken kabob was a little overcooked, but the beef kabob was delightful. They have a great, friendly staff and a really nice environment. Why aren’t more people here? They seem to really push their breakfast menu, so maybe that’s the ticket. HINT: Come for breakfast!

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Thank FunintheOCsun
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2014

A small little café tucked away in a strip mall type area but surprisingly different. The menu choices are out of the ordinary, tastefully prepared and pleasing to the palate. You can see why most of their business is supplying local companies, once you find them you are hooked.

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Thank Daryl S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2013

We love this place for a yummy office lunch. Great crusty French bread, good salads, their soups are delicious... It's also a fun bistro atmosphere, especially for a strip mall.

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Thank Whitlinger
Portola Hills, CA
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7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2012

I really like the Apple pecan salad (added grilled chicken) - the dressing is the best - but we call it the $ 10 salad place. Salads are very high priced for what you get. We like the flavor though so every so often we go there. When you order To-Go make sure you review your order before leaving the... More 

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Thank Marisa R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2012

Very creative and luscious menu. Sandwiches combine fresh ingredients... Beef & Brie, for example.

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Thank Jefisan
Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2011

Located near the Foothill Ranch Auto Center, The Mustard Café is a great place to unwind for lunch or grab a bite while your car is being serviced. All of their menu items are made “the way food should be”. They use Boar’s Head meats, fresh produce (delivered daily), fresh breads (delivered daily), no preservatives, homemade dressings, and homemade soups.... More 

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Thank OCFoodDiva
Foothill Ranch
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2009

I am a regular customer at Mustard Cafe in Foothill. Their food is always fresh and tasty. I am in love with their mixed berry salad. I have tried Alpine chicken sandwich, Pastrami OC, Reuben, and Tuna melt. They have lots of great tasting sandwiches. Oh, they serve illy coffee. It is real coffee.

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Thank foodguru39

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Cafe, Soups, French
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:00
Saturday
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Auto Center Dr Ste 103, Lake Forest, CA 92610-2847
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 949-716-1000

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