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“Jaded staff, mediocre food”
Review of Le Delice Imperial

Le Delice Imperial
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San Diego, California
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108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Jaded staff, mediocre food”
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Staff could care less about serving tourists and food is mediocre. Clean restrooms.

Visited April 2012
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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English first
Western Australia
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122 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
“Excellent food and lovely service”
Reviewed 25 January 2012

This cafe is right opposite Fontainebleau Chateau and offers a great selection of patisseries and has a very good, great value, menu for lunches too. We had morning tea and pastries then back again for lunch - couldn't fault it and the staff were very friendly even though it was extremely busy (even in January, lots of locals eat there)

Visited January 2012
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New York
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Chic wonderful - go try it yourself.”
Reviewed 30 November 2011

Very classic and well positioned for a vista of the passing street, which is all part of the French dining experience. Yes I am a "foodie", and from breakfast to lunch or dinner this place will not dissapoint. Not "hi brow", but simple clean and refreshing food. The "pan chocolate" is for me the second best I have eaten in the world, and is quite simply to die for. They use all fresh ingerients of the highest quality, with a reasonable but not great wine selection. They restaurant also has a pattiserie connected to it, which is either a painting to be observed and not touched, or a devine pool of indulgence one simply has to dive into - I took the latter path and had great fun. Go try it, it wont break the bank and you will have a experience to savour for many years.

Visited November 2011
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California, USA
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170 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“The place is too busy to serve customers! Terrible!”
Reviewed 10 March 2011

Granted this place is near the Chateau de Fontainebleau and there are a lot of tourists stopping for an afternoon pick-me-up or a quick bite, but the place appears to be far more overwhelmed than it should be. The waiters hecticly run about without getting any service done. They are quite pushy and rude. We waited at the counter to be seated, then waited about half an hour to place an order (had to stop the rushing waitress three times to attract her attention at all!) and then waited another half hour for the crepes that never arrived. Had to leave without eating as we had to catch a train back to Paris. Can't say if the food is good, but you'd be lucky if it arrives at all.

  • Visited March 2011
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