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“Breakfast”
Review of Panini Cafe

Panini Cafe
Ranked #22 of 706 Restaurants in Irvine
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the best breakfast sandwich ever....sourdough toast, avocado, onion, tomato, eggs and capers.....delish!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pleasant dining experience; lamb kabob, tofu kobob (for our young vegetarian), chicken shish kabob, ample bread & hummus served.

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Thank Don C
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Panini Cafe is now called Panini Kabob Grill and it is a better name because their kabobs are super delicious and they really know how to do a combination of kabobs, Basmati rice and great salads. We have been to Panini Kabob Grill many times at various locations: Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Westwood (this branch recently closed), other Irvine branch and this one on Michelson Drive in Irvine. This Irvine branch is located inside Irvine Park Place and has a nice outside patio. Every time Panini Kabob Grill exceeded our expectations in terms of the quality and taste of their food, their service and also the reasonableness of their prices. They have a nice selection of Mediterranean and Persian entrees that include chicken kabob, koobideh kabob (ground beef), and salmon kabob served with grilled vegetables (tomato, broccoli, onion, and pepper), excellent Basmati rice, and romaine/green salad with avocado and a house-made zesty lime/olive oil dressing. The salad dressing is so delicious and simply and even drinkable. The kabobs are all excellent and I can say their chicken kabob is one of the best (or maybe the best) in Southern California. I am not exaggerating; you have to try Panini kabobs to really see what I mean. The grilled vegetables and the rice are also excellent. Honestly, everything on their menu is really good.
We ordered their Family Kabob Combo with 3 Skewers of chicken kabob that also includes; Basmati rice and Choice of two salads. We picked Mediterranean Romaine Avocado Salad. The kabob and rice portions are very generous and It is very good for 3-4 people. It was sufficient for four of us and we all enjoyed our Saturday lunch. The unsweetened peach-flavored ice tea was also very good. The service, as always, was excellent and the bill was also extremely reasonable. Their food quality and prices can not be beat. I highly recommend the Panini Kabob Grill and will go there again. Wish they had a branch in San Diego. Go there or to any other Panini locations and treat yourself to an extremely delicious chicken/beef kabob. You will be very happy!

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Lots to choose from- food and drinks. Huge portions. Food quality was good, but not great. Reasonable prices and space for groups.

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Eight of us were looking for a dinner option in Park Place and landed here - and I am glad we did! Not only could they accommodate a larger group, but the menu was quite diverse and satisfied vegetarians, seafood lovers and those wanting meat. I had the Greek salad with chicken which was delicious and enormous! Plan to go back again on my next trip.

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