Prepare to upgrade your dumpling and noodle game. Legendary Northern Cafe is freshly open in University Town Center. Long-acclaimed throughout L.A. County, the popular eatery chose Irvine for its OC debut.
Northern Cafe’s stellar reputation will attract initial interest, but the kitchen’s proven performance is what turns first-timers into regulars. The epic menu is a deep and wide selection of northern Chinese classics. Hot and cold. Soups and snacks. Noodles of every size drenched in rich broths or pan-sizzled. And, of course, hand-crimped dumplings plump with fresh, intricate and complex fillings, including the much-loved juicy pork.