Top 5 Places to Eat a Panini in the Gaslamp

Happy National Panini Day!

Have you had the chance to try a delicious Panini from the following locations? Or is there one you want to try the most?

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5. Simon Says Coffee:

Simon Says Coffee is a small street level coffee shop that puts pride in serving everyone with a real authentic smile and providing unique blends as well as inspirational and motivational themes and messages to make your day positive and impactful. Don’t let its size fool you, they actually serve everything from coffee and tea to bread, pastries and of course – panini!

4. Chianti Restaurant:

Chianti Restaurant serves authentic Italian cuisine with a Mediterranean accent and a Tuscan flair. Diners can enjoy dishes made from scratch, containing the freshest handpicked ingredients in a setting of contemporary décor, fresh flowers and candlelight. Try one of their delicious Panini such as the Chianti Panini with Soppresata, Prosciutto, Mortadella, Tomatoes, Provolone and Olives Tapenade!

3. Chocolat Cremerie:

Chocolat Cremerie was created as an oasis of exquisite flavors, scintillating fragrance and exotic spices. It is a place where anything ordinary is replaced with everything special and delicious. In addition to their gelatos, crepes and desserts, they also have a wide variety of foods for breakfast to lunch! Try one of their Grilled Panini such as the Roasted Rosemary Chicken Breast Panini with Roasted Zucchini, Smoked Mozzarella and Garlic Aioli!

2. Toscana Café and Wine Bar:

Toscana Café and Wine Bar presents old world Italian favorites tastefully complemented with a vast selection of both Italian and Californian wines. Toscana Café and Wine Bar is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with an indoor ambiance echoing the warmth of a fine Tuscan café and an outdoor patio with street-side dining at its finest. Try one of their tasty Paninis such as the Grilled Chicken Pesto Panini with grilled, marinated Chicken Breast, Swiss Cheese, Roma Tomato, Baby Arugula and house-made pesto spread!

1. Le Parfait Paris:

Le Parfait Paris prides themselves in delivering high quality French pastries and baked goods using only the finest ingredients. They have a large menu offering a variety of items such as desserts, sandwiches, brunch foods, coffees, teas, salads and even wines, beers and cocktails. They also have a veggie-friendly selection, such as the Nicois Panini with fresh Mozzarella, Basil and Tomatoes!

Le Parfait Paris

Toscana Cafe and Wine Bar

Chocolat Cremerie

Simon Says Coffee

Chianti Restaurant