Cafe Beau Soleil
Cafe Beau Soleil
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Cafe Beau Soleil

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.cafebeausoleil.net/
  • Phone: 9496404402
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday-Friday 10:00 AM-9:00 PM
    Saturday & Sunday 9:00 AM-9:00 PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Burgers, French, Gastro Pub
  • Executive Chef: Armondo Torres
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Cafe, High Tea, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: We offer custom Prix Fix menus and other ammenities, please contact us by email to begin planning your event at pascalgimenez@cafebeausoleil.net
  • Private Party Contact: Pascal Gimenez (GM) / Bethany Terry (MGR) (949)640-4402
  • Entertainment: Acoustic playing for special events. Sultry music played by special event DJ's.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Santa Barbara Street; Under the Island Cinemas, near Urban Outfitters
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Cafe Beau Soleil
Innovative Cafe Restaurant and Creperie that builds a bridge between tradition and contemporary cuisine.
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Cafe Beau Soleil reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Parisian Ambience at Fashion Island
    MJfromYC
    Dined on 11/23/2012
    This charming bistro reminded my husband and me of our favorite places in Paris where the owner came to the table and described the preparation of his specials with detail and passion for his creations. We found it to be authentic, friendly with a detailed eye to food preparation and choices to please the discriminating diner! A real find!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Cute parisian sidewalk cafe
    DiscerningDinerVIP
    Dined on 11/23/2012
    Cute parisian sidewalk cafe style. Very enjoyable. went for lunch, good service, very nice french waiter who was very attentive. we will be back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We went there for a Sunday
    AaronVIP
    Dined on 11/4/2012
    We went there for a Sunday morning breakfast. We had our regular server David, who was wonderful and attentive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place for a quick visit!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 10/19/2012
    Space a little tight, but noise level is very low. Nice "cafe" style restaurant. Good menu with lots of things that look great. Plenty of legitimate dishes. Will definitely revisit to try other things. If you are not sure what you want to eat and don't want to spend too much time eating or making it too formal, this is definitely a place to try. Price is moderately high overall, but very fair by Newport Beach standards.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Besides the great food, I
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/18/2012
    Besides the great food, I appreciate that the cafe is dog friendly.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Mediocre food, poor service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/13/2012
    The service was slow and lacking in attention. We didn't hear about the specials until over-hearing it mentioned while being delivered to another table (after we had already ordered). The chicken in the tagine was overcooked and dry. The filet was cooked perfectly, but the green beans were mushy. Dessert took 15 minutes to get to us. No "happy birthday", although I put it on the special request section of my reservation. We asked for a coffee refill twice and never received it. Finally, after waiting 10 minutes for the check, someone came by and said "would you like some more coffee?"
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  • Cafe Beau Soleil is a charming,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/6/2012
    Cafe Beau Soleil is a charming, quaint little restaurant at Fashion Island. We had reservations through OpenTable and arrived about 20 minutes early and they already had our table ready. Food was good, waiter was great and overall, a nice date night for my husband and I. Would definitely recommend. The only thing that annoyed me was listening to all the cheesy teeny-bop music that the mall had playing, but that's what you get I suppose when you eat outdoors in a mall.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • So Delicious
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/6/2012
    It was our second time there and it was as good as the first time. This time we took the specials and it was so good. The price are very inexpensive if you compare with restaurants around Fashion Island. The manager Pascal stopped by to say Hi and see if everything was good. I thought it was good touch... The service was perfect the staff was very attentive. We already told to our friends about this place. We will be back very soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and service!!
    TigreVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2012
    Great food and service!! And patio is very dog friendly. love it!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Most relaxing dinner
    HappyOpenTableDinner
    Dined on 9/30/2012
    If you got time for a very leisure & relaxing lunch or dinner, with good food, resonable price and friendly service in Fashion Island, no wait staff rushing around, this is the place!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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  • Loved this place and so inexpensive
    GreatDateSpotVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2012
    Loved this place and so inexpensive!! Started with cheese then had diver sole. Hubby had shrimp risotto. Everything was great! Waiter recommended a wonderful wine. He was attentive and friendly. Can't wait to go back! Have already recommended to 5 or 6 people
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best Cafe
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/15/2012
    We had a great time. Their prix fixe was awesome. We will be back
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, great for lunch
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  • Mediocre food
    wesmaryVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2012
    Food was disappointing. Scallops had. A bread crumb mixture that was unappealing and the salmon was bland.
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  • Food was delicious and worth
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/21/2012
    Food was delicious and worth it..i recommended this place with a friend.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • disaster........
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/19/2012
    worst food ever,,service none,,nothin french about this restuarant!!!!!disaster,.,,,,.
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  • Always a nice relaxing dinner,
    KarenVIP
    Dined on 8/13/2012
    Always a nice relaxing dinner, great service and fun atmosphere!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Never been to France, but
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/11/2012
    Never been to France, but this is how I'd imagine a Parisian cafe!
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Don't be misles by its name.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 7/22/2012
    Don't be misles by its name. the restaurant does not serve authentic French Food. The quality of food was average at best.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our courses took very, very
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/20/2012
    Our courses took very, very long in between service and our server was unsure of what course we were supposed to being served. He kept coming by and saying "You guys are waiting on X course, right?" It also took a long time to get our bill, and the food came out slightly cool. Could have been hotter. The food tasted good, but was not hot enough, and the service was not good.
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  • pleasant atmosphere, good
    CC60VIP
    Dined on 7/19/2012
    pleasant atmosphere, good food, reasonable prices make for a great dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food was excellent and
    Mike
    Dined on 7/18/2012
    The food was excellent and the portions very generous. The 2 waiters were heroic in keeping up with the constant influx of customers. It seems Wednesday evenings are usually less busy. Nevertheless, the excellent food more than compensated for waiting a few more minutes for water or the check.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Half price on the very reasonable
    Satsuma
    Dined on 7/17/2012
    Half price on the very reasonable wine list was great! Roederer NV for $40 can't be beat. Great start to our dinner. Escargot were tasty, as were the super fresh fried zucchini. An indulgence shared by all 4 of us. Service was friendly, and we were greeted right away. I'll go back to try some crepes next time.. .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was bland and boring.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 7/8/2012
    Food was bland and boring. Nothing really stand out. Service was really although there were only few customers.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service can be a little slow,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 7/7/2012
    Service can be a little slow, but stop by for reasonably priced cafe fare. Definitely more of a lunch spot as it is at the mall. They have a nice little dog friendly patio.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We went to Cafe Beau Soleil
    MMLaMirada
    Dined on 7/1/2012
    We went to Cafe Beau Soleil on a Sunday evening. The place was nice, in front of the America Rag store at Fashion Island. The host took a while to appear, but the service was good from the wait staff. We ordered the French Onion Soup and Escargot for appetizers, the serving size was large, the food tasted good. For the main course we ordered the Dover Sole and the scallops. The Dover Sole was good, but the scallop dish was not particularly extraordinary. For dessert we had the flourless chocolate cake. This was a nice treat. The place is definitely worth a try
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    great for outdoor dining
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  • Great, No-Fuss Meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 6/26/2012
    Cafe Beau Soleil is a good, solid restaurant that will probably please most people in your group. I had the crab omelet, and it was great. My server was attentive and friendly, and it was nice to have a sit-down meal at Fashion Island that wasn't trying too hard to impress. I really like a number of restaurants at F.I., but sometimes you just want something simple, and Cafe Beau Soleil does just that! I'll be back!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice ambience and good food,
    KarenVIP
    Dined on 6/23/2012
    Nice ambience and good food, a relaxing place to dine!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This restaurant is becoming
    AaronVIP
    Dined on 6/17/2012
    This restaurant is becoming a regular for us. Good food, nice wine selection. Casual.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Moderately priced with very
    wesmaryVIP
    Dined on 6/9/2012
    Moderately priced with very good food. We will return.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Especially love that they
    TigreVIP
    Dined on 6/8/2012
    Especially love that they are puppy friendly on their patio! Very relaxing - especially considering they are in beautiful but busy Fashion Island!
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Don't Go!!
    LaurieleeVIP
    Dined on 5/27/2012
    This was one of the worst restaurants we've been to in a long time. Menu looked great but food was terrible. The worst was the service. We were seated right away with a party of 6 but we waited over 15 mins for anyone to greet us and got up and asked for water and service twice. Location was nice in fashion island but we'll never go again. We would have left if we weren't a large party at prime brunch hour. Maybe we should have, there are several superior choices close by
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  • We need more places like this
    LovefoodVIP
    Dined on 5/26/2012
    We need more places like this in Orange County! The food is delicious and not your same run of the mill menu. I would highly recommend eating here.
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  • We had muscles and scallops.
    PowderdazeVIP
    Dined on 5/18/2012
    We had muscles and scallops. Both were likely frozen. The scallops were OK but the muscles smelled so bad I couldn't eat them.
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  • Service could have been better,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/12/2012
    Service could have been better, waited 15 minutes prior to first contact with waiter......then pretty good
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • French dining without being
    MichaelH
    Dined on 4/10/2012
    French dining without being in a stuffy French restaurant. Imagine yourself at a cafe' on a little side street in Paris... Great menu offerings, with the entire menu served all day.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, romantic, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not a good day. usually enjoy
    Hungry1s
    Dined on 2/3/2012
    Not a good day. usually enjoy this restaurant... Although staff was well meaning, I think they were short handed, or maybe busy with this one very large party, didn't bring bread till lunch was almost finished, usually offer olive oil, didn't... Did not refill coffee... Had to chase down waiter to get check...Will give it another chance, but was really disappointed as we brought a friend, and we were really looking forward to our luncheon.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Enjoyed our French bistro
    suev
    Dined on 11/11/2011
    Enjoyed our French bistro dinner. Exceptional staff! Crab cakes were better than any other area resaurants. Portions were reasonably sized and priced. The items not checked were NA to us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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  • We found this place while
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/10/2011
    We found this place while on a recruiting trip, to Concordia University, earlier this year. And have made a point to enjoy it when we are back in the area!!! Great food...Great service...Great coffee!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate