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“Near LAX- catered event at there Playa Vista Cafe”
Review of Big Mango Cafe

Big Mango Cafe
Ranked #2,350 of 9,980 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: US$8 - US$11
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Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating
Description: Carnivores, vegetarians and vegans, welcome! Gourmet sandwiches, BIG salads, hearty soups and overstuffed wraps. Friendly and fast service, quality and quantity and easy on the wallet. Nothing on the Cafe's menu is over $11.00. Can't get away to dine at the Big Mango Cafe? Call in a catering order ....You'll get rave reviews from your co-workers! Come and try our Thai Crunch Salad - the dressing is addicting. How about sinking your teeth into our BBQ Brisket Sandwich - Grandma's recipe. Being good on your diet ? Our High Energy Salad is calling your name. See you soon at the Big Mango Cafe. Eat. Well. Often. Established in 2012. Big Mango Cafe is based on the long established Big Mango Catering company from reknowned chef Jonathan Weiss. In business for over 15 years, the Big Mango Cafe off-shoot opened it's doors in 2012 at the Campus business park in Playa Vista.
Santa Monica, California
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“Near LAX- catered event at there Playa Vista Cafe”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

We had a mid size catered event at there Cafe. There was a lot of food, not just food but superb dishes. The group enjoyed the entire event! It was easy to plan and very affordable.

The location is across from a very beautiful park, plenty of street parking. This cafe has a wide assortment of salads, wraps, sandwiches, entrees and deserts. We will be coming back for the cafe food and generous portions,

  • Visited May 2014
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“Playa Vista Delicious Surprise”
Reviewed 26 March 2014

Looking for a place to lunch on the way to LAX, we came upon the Big Mango Cafe in the Playa Vista area. It's open from 8:30 to 2:30, just off a busy street, on a quiet road across from a park. There is ample outdoor seating, along with couches and a big table inside. The service was friendly and patient (as we drooled over the menu at the counter). We got two wraps - specials of the day and one BBQ brisket sandwich and an order of the brussels sprouts slaw. The wraps were huge and tasty, packed with lots of healthy ingredients. They were so big that I ended up taking two leftover halves with me instead of buying another sandwich to go for the plane. The brisket sandwich on an onion roll was full of tender chunks of beef, caramelized onions, greens, and horseradish cheddar cheese - it was beyond delicious. We did save some room for dessert - a rich chocolate cookie and a marshmallow brownie for my daughter - both were great, and she returned to the counter for another marshmallow brownie to go - and a sweet, tart lemon bar for me. The prices are very reasonable considering the quality and quantity of the food. In addition to wraps, sandwiches, and salads, they have sushi on Wednesdays, too. The atmosphere was relaxing and there is free wifi. I'm looking forward to my next visit there.

  • Visited March 2014
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