"The freshness of the ingredients & the friendliness of everyone who works there are the key to the success of this restaurant" – Melissa S.
"We ordered a variety of food. From appetizers (chicken wings, spring rolls, egg rolls, garlic fries) yummy all of it "– Joanne S.
"what not to like! we had the duchess salad, shaken beef, and the spring rolls. everything came out perfect." – Y.O.
"I'm not a dessert guy, wifey ordered it and wow!! that was creamy, chocolaty, just plain DELICIOUS!" – Steve S.
"Salad dressing was shockingly good" –Yashlene S.
"Monarch Fries! Seriously the best fries I have ever had in my life" – Randi B.
First timers! My husband and I loved it! We tried the spring rolls and filet mignon pho, both were freshly made and delicious!" – Teresa D.
"the Shaken Beef and the Chicken Pho. Those two dishes make me want to up my rating to a 6" – Wendy B.
"So glad I found this hidden gem, I can't wait to make this my go-to spot for pho" – Payton N.
"The food is amazing. Their baguettes are super fresh, their pastries are delicious (especially their Madeleine)" – Alex F
"First time here, what a gem. Banh mi is the best I've ever had. Beautiful looking restaurant. Staff friendly. I look forward to trying everything on the menu." –Henry D.
"When I read Monarch 9 Cafe describes how they make their broth using the traditional way, We went to give it a try. Oh my, the soup is clean, light and full of flavor" – Jean C.
"Wow!, yes WOW! I have to say this is Vietnamese cuisine at a very high level" – Steve S.
"This place is amazing. We came in with a big party and the service was amazing. All the food was excellent" -Joanne S.
"I had the OxTail fried rice and it was amazing. I'd never had anything quite like it before."-Benjamin
"Absolutely superb authentic Vietnamese food. Everything was fresh and tasty" -Chris H.
"The place is very well put together.. The decor, ambiance, lighting all really nice.. The staff awesome! Friendly & helpful.. I want to try everything on their menu." –Stevie D.
"We also had the egg rolls, which were some of the best I've had. The crab flavor was strong, fyi. I love seafood so thumbs up from me" – Shelley W.
"Honestly one of the best Vietnamese places not only to eat but for their customer service" – Marina G.
"I love this little family owned hidden gem. I have never eaten Vietnamese food and now I am a fan" -Lisa D
"I've been here a dozen times now and the food is consistently fantastic" – Diane B
"I've had this place bookmarked for a while simply because they offered a vegan alternative, but I never expected it to be THAT good" – Claire K.
"Eating the Duchess chicken salad now and this is also one of the best chicken salads ever." – Sam W.
"Impressed by the complex but healthy flavors!" -Kristina P.
"The cocktails are large and delicious, and not too sweet". –Christine A.
"Grandma is the holder of some original home made recipes from southern Vietnam's central highlands. We are talking old, time consuming and 100% authentic!!." – Tony M.
"The Duke (Grilled Lemongrass Pork strips, pickled daikon and carrots, sliced English cucumber, cilantro, and Mayonnaise) This banh mi is no joke. Delicious!" – Steve S.
"I purchased two deserts to go, Chocolate Temptation and Chocolate Caramel. Both were a little slice of heaven" -Bridget M.
My wife said her Lychee Mojito cocktail was excellent and their Thai ice tea was smoothest most well balanced I've ever had. –Calvin Y.
"Holy cow. This place is absolutely amazing! I thought I knew what Pho is supposed to taste like until now. This is hands down the best pho restaurant in OC!"–Yelpster M.
"The Flan was soooo good with the coffee on top. Each spoonful of the Flan with the soupy coffee was heavenly" – Calvin Y.
"Oh and the best was their peach ice tea they all got! So yummy and slushy and full of peach chunks next time I might get one too!" – Laura C.
"Wow. This area was starved for standout Vietnamese food, and Monarch 9 delivers." – Pin Pin