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Mimi's Cafe

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500 W Huntington Dr, Monrovia, CA 91016-3204
626-359-9191
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 15
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    Very good
  • 12
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  • 3
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
great ambiance and decor, good food

Like going into a paris cafe. Need better coffee though. Muffins are tasty. Breakfast is the best tasting menu items so far.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
FussySusie
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San Gabriel, California
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San Gabriel, California
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67 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

Like going into a paris cafe. Need better coffee though. Muffins are tasty. Breakfast is the best tasting menu items so far.

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Thank FussySusie
Woodbury, Minnesota
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would have liked to order off the kids' menu! My kids had pb&j crepes and they were thrilled. I always love Mimi's bread. My husband had the French Onion soup and it looked delicious. We loved the French décor and had a great meal.

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Thank LovingNewAdventures
Pasadena, California
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85 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

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 

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Thank HappyTraveler0109
Orange County, California
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102 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

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!

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Thank socal13
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 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 

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Thank Sashmom1
Laguna Niguel, CA
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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.

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Thank DLindsey1
Pasadena, California
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 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 

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Thank Robert G
Monrovia, California
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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.

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Thank Chartman17
Arlington, Texas
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123 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

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.

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Thank sntrafn
new jersey
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461 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 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 

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?