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Mimi's Cafe

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500 W Huntington Dr, Monrovia, CA 91016-3204
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout

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    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Whether Dinner, Breakfast or Lunch...You'll Like Mimi's A Bunch!!

Consistently good food and service. I usually go with my walking partner after a long walk on Sundays, but, this time I took my whole family and met with friends for breakfast. Had a wonderful time and everyone left satisfied whether they ordered a light fare or pancakes or crepes. There is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Pasadena, California
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English first
Pasadena, California
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Consistently good food and service. I usually go with my walking partner after a long walk on Sundays, but, this time I took my whole family and met with friends for breakfast. Had a wonderful time and everyone left satisfied whether they ordered a light fare or pancakes or crepes. There is something for everyone. You should know, however, if... More 

Thank HappyTraveler0109
Orange County, California
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101 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We go here several times a year on weekends for brunch. They have a great selection on their menu and it is always very good. Nice atmosphere inside as well. We keep going back for a reason!

Thank socal13
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mimi's Cafe is one of those places where a body either likes it or doesn't. They try to do this Liusianna French type theme that seems to be more of a miss than hit for the folks I know who come here, including myself. HOWEVER-they do a French Onion soup that is sublime and what I hold as the example... More 

Thank Sashmom1
Laguna Niguel, CA
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Not all Mimi's are alike, and this one was nice. They serve real fruit instead of grapes and oranges and offer a choice of that or potatoes with breakfast. Good service, good breakfast, decent coffee which is refreshing for a sit down restaurant.

Thank DLindsey1
Pasadena, California
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

I go to Mimi's cafe in Monrovia every month for a business lunch group. We get a large private room for free - great comfortable atmosphere with privacy and very good food. The service is excellent and the prices are certainly fair. By comparison, we have met at other restaurants where the competing noise level of nearby non-meeting customers detracts... More 

Thank Robert G
Monrovia, California
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Usually, we get Mimi's Cafe to go. They serve "American" food (i.e., pot roast, chicken pot pie, etc.) Their food has some flavor but not that much. If our family is ill, we will get dishes from Mimi's and maybe that's why we don't think it's very flavorful because our taste buds were compromised.

Thank Chartman17
Arlington, Texas
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116 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I thought the food was well prepared and the staff friendly. The wait was only about 20 minutes at noon on a Sunday. I had the chicken cordon bleu sandwich, which was moist and well prepared.

Thank sntrafn
new jersey
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429 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

Had dinner here 3 times while working in the area. Delicious every time steak was excellent had asked for rare but wasn't as rare as I lke but great and fries were the best next night salmon over spinach perfect and next visit had chicken Parm over spaghetti which was better than the italian restaurant in the area. They serve... More 

Thank Bridgetpianos
Decatur, Georgia
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117 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Mimi's is that place you can always go to and get consistent service and great food! You can't go wrong with anything you get. The bakery items are always fresh and tasty. The Mimosa's with all of the variety of flavor combinations are wonderful! I had the mango and couldn't stop with one. The french toast is ok, just ask... More 

Thank trvl4theluvofit
Vancouver, Washington
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202 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Celebrated my birthday with family. The service was good. The food was fine. I enjoyed my meal but had hoped for more variety in the menu. The restaurant seemed to cater to a more mature customer base. It was quiet.

Thank jumpa23

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 500 W Huntington Dr, Monrovia, CA 91016-3204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monrovia
  • Phone Number: 626-359-9191

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: French, American


Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?