Cafe Hiro

10509 Valley View St.
Cypress, CA 90630
Critics' Pick


  • Sun 12pm-9:30pm, Tue-Thu 11:30am-9:30pm, Fri 11:30am-10pm, Sat 12pm-10pm
  • $$
  • Takeout
  • Beer/Wine
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
A warm, inviting bistro in a forgettable mini-mall in Cypress, Café Hiro is an oasis of Japanese cooking in a desert of chain restaurants. The menu features European foods cooked to the Japanese taste, such as spaghetti with tobiko or uni and Japanese curries. Start with perfectly roasted pork in Peking duck buns, then move on to pork katsu curry (a huge portion with a spice that sneaks up on the follow-through) or miso-marinated black cod (moist and rich, in an earthy broth that replaces gravy). Check the specials boards for what's freshest that day. Value is outstanding: Soup, salad and a main course will run you $16-$17. Desserts are good but pricey for the size. Service is warm and informal; you'll feel like you're eating in someone's oddly-decorated living room.

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