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Cici's Cafe

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South San Fernando Valley
As featured in Brunches in LA
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18912 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91356-3212
+1 818-881-6704
Today
06:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 06:00 - 16:00
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Los Angeles, California
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213 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place is very 50-50 for me. The menu and pretty much everything on it is great. The wait, however, is not. It follows that places with good food have a long wait, but I feel like they could reasonably speed up the service. There were nearly a dozen groups waiting outside while we waited 15 mins for our check.... More 

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Thank EmBentley
Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Cici's has a huge menu with creative takes on breakfast standards. It is usually very crowded and parking is best in the back. But it is worth the effort and sometimes patience required to get a table.

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Thank Howard K
Los Angeles, California
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331 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We came here for lunch and waited for about 30 minutes on a Saturday but it was worth it! The menu is mostly breakfast but there's enough to satisfy most people. My wife had pancakes and I opted for a chicken wrap. It came with the most amazing (and surprising) side dish-Brussels sprout fries! They slice them in half, deep... More 

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Thank Sid k
Los Angeles, California
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

With an expansive menu and plenty of choices for everyone, the toughest part of your visit here might be to find parking. Usually very crowded on the weekends, but worth the wait. Large selection of sweet and savory options for everyone. I enjoyed the hash benedict and my partner had the chopper. Service was good, and we enjoyed the atmosphere... More 

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Thank LeeAnn K
Thousand oaks ca
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I went here for a birthday celebration with a couple of girlfriends the food was very good the soufflé was outstanding (takes 30 minutes notice) it seemed that all entrées were $12 and up

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Naperville, Illinois
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Easily one of the best pancakes I ever had. They have 5 pages of pancakes on the menu. Even veggie omelet was good. Staff is very cordial and they give you enough time to go through the huge menu

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Thank CCG29
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The menu is so big, you'll have a hard time choosing. We had to come back another time just to try a couple more dishes. If you're looking to have breakfast in the area, this is your place.

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Thank Dor Y
Los Angeles, California
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344 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

A friend recommended CiCi's a few months ago and we hesitated going because it was so far from our house. We were so wrong to wait. This place is amazing! It is in a small, non-descript strip mall on Ventura Blvd in Tarzana. If you blink, you might miss it. Weekends and holidays will require a wait for a table.... More 

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Thank Bruinjeepman
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Pancakes are a new level of experience! 💙 the only bad side is the attention but food is completely worth it!

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Thank Yeny R
Chicago
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The ambience is pretty basic and it got pretty crowded but it was well worth it. My wife ordered the Cici Benedict and I ordered the Cici Omelet. Both were excellent. And, as noted in the title, the service was excellent. If I lived in the Valley as I did many years ago Cici's would definitely be a prime go-to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 16:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
06:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18912 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91356-3212
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > South San Fernando Valley
  • Neighbourhood: South San Fernando Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 818-881-6704

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