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ISO Croque Monsuier/Madame

Saw this on a food show and now am craving it! I don't mind making it but wondering if there is any place in the LA/LB/OC area that serves it and does it justice?

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  1. The one at Comme Ca is one of my favorite brunch dishes ever. I get the croque madmae because I love dipping bites in the runny egg yoke.

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      1. re: lizziee

        Bouchon's croques used to be the gold standard for me but now I give the slight edge to the ones at Church & State - both served with great fries.

        Church & State
        1850 Industrial Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021

      2. Just like in Paris at Anisette in Santa Monica.

        Anisette Brasserie
        225 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401

        1. Blue Bayou at Disneyland.

          Blue Bayou
          1580 S Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA

          1. Thought the Croque Madame I had at Amandine was excellent.

            Amandine Patissiere
            12225 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

            1. Ratata, on Westwood Blvd., just south of Santa Monica (near Starbucks & Philly West)

              1. The one at Campanile's grilled cheese nights (Thursday) is usually a good bet.

                1. Hi loreeLB!

                  In LA, Monsieur Marcel at the Farmer’s Market offers scrumptious croque monsieurs/madames, however, I prefer his signature croque marcel made with smoked turkey.

                  Monsieur Marcel
                  6333 W. 3rd Street
                  Los Angeles, CA 90036
                  (323) 939-7792

                  In OC, Anepalco’s makes a slightly non-traditional, yet delicious croque monsieur along with a host of other wondrous bites.

                  415 S Main St
                  Orange, CA 92868
                  (714) 771-2333

                  Saving the best for last - when you want something over-the-top, indulge yourself in Marche Moderne’s croque monsieur a cheval made with ham, aged gruyere, white truffle and topped with chanterelles and a quail’s egg. Utterly divine.

                  Marche Moderne
                  3333 Bristol Street, #3001
                  Costa Mesa, CA 92626
                  (714) 434-7900

                  Bon Appetit!

                  1. It's not at all traditional, but I absolutely love the Croque Madame at Hatfields. Hamachi tuna, brioche, and quail's egg - insanely delicious.

                    6703 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038