Wondering where to find the best cafes near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable such spots in Irvine, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're on the hunt.
1. Le Diplomate Cafe
Topping the list is Le Diplomate Cafe. Located at 4237 Campus Drive, Suite B161 in University Town Center, the bakery is also the most popular budget-friendly cafe in Irvine, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,769 reviews on Yelp.
"Our sandwiches are made-to-order for each customer," it states on Yelp. "We bake our baguettes in small batches throughout the day to ensure quality and freshness. We also create our famous garlic sauce daily to ensure the quality of our famous toasted chicken garlic sandwiches."
2. Avocado Cafe
Next up is the Business District's Avocado Cafe, at 6060 Scholarship Drive. With four stars out of 693 reviews on Yelp, the cafe has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option.
According to the Yelp page, the eatery "serves fresh and healthy breakfast and lunch with signature sandwiches, smoothies, juices, salads and more."
3. Main Street Pizza & Cafe
Another Business District favorite is Main Street Pizza & Cafe, at 2540 Main St. It's another top choice, with Yelpers giving the low-priced breakfast and brunch spot four stars out of 179 reviews.
Main Street Pizza & Cafe specializes in New York-style pizza, alongside hot and cold sandwiches, wraps and calzones.
4. Jan's At Four
Last but not least is Jan's At Four, also in the Business District. It's another budget-friendly go-to, with four stars out of 50 Yelp reviews. Head over to 4 Park Plaza, Suite 105, to see for yourself.
Stop by for such specialty sandwiches as the Four Park Sub, a medley of turkey breast, ham, salami, lettuce, tomato, provolone cheese, pickles, pepperoncini and red onions. There are also wraps, salads and a variety of breakfast options on the menu.
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