Named after the song Eartha Kitt and Louis Armstrong made famous, this French bakery and café has a flock of regulars who stop by all morning long for the dark-roasted coffee and a good assortment of Euro-style breads and pastries. In the early morning hours, expect to see lots of surfers catching a cup of java on their way to nearby swells in Newport or Huntington beaches. Later on, a well-heeled Newport-Mesa crowd turns out for a more leisurely brew. At lunch, you can grab a hearty sandwich in the tiny café and then browse the deli for imported French cheeses, wines and pâtés. Or, take home the signature bombe cake—a white-and-dark chocolate mousse creation covered with a rich chocolate shell—for a post-dinner delight.
Ok, hands-down my favorite sandwich shop in the area. If you're anywhere near here, you need to stop by! My go-to sandwich is the chicken curry . It's... More
I didn't know what love was until I took my first bite of the butter croissant. Warm brown and buttery, light and flakey layers, yet dense and delicately... More
It has been three years since my initial review of C'est Si Bon, and they are still the best French bakery in Newport Beach. Their new Covid-19 setup is on... More