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Luminarias

3500 Ramona Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754
3232684177
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Ranked #11 of 163 restaurants in Monterey Park
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Corporate Center Drive or Ramona Blvd
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

Luminarias is awesome!!! I attended their holiday in August event. Got to meet the vendors and tried their holiday appetizer s errr yummy I will def be back

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Los Angeles, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

The appetizers were okay but never have heard of chicken wings or fried calamari at a Mexican restaurant. The seafood ceviche was decent but no kick in it. I ordered the red snapper, it was cooked nicely with a fresh jicama slaw. My husband had the carne Asada; it was cooked fine (he ordered it medium rare) but it was... More

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Norwalk
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013 via mobile

My girlfriends and I came here for Sunday brunch for a Christmas gathering. The food was exceptional. So much variety and it actually tasted authentic. We ate and drank like there was no tomorrow. Our waiters came often to check up on us and made sure our glasses were always full of mimosas. The mariachi was the cherry on top.... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

So ive grown up in this area all my life, and ive passed by this place nearly every day without stopping by to see whats up. I finally did last week, and this is my review. Food: 4-5 stars. Yes, its spimple spanish/mexican food, and yes its got the usual fare, but its very very fresh. Not salty at all.... More

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Downey, CA
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13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

I have been to Luminarias several times. It is more like 3.5 stars. The food is good and the price is right too. This is a Mexican restaurant but the brunch carries a variety including an omelette bar, bacon, sausage, potatoes, pasta bar, seafood bar, sliced roast, and, of course, Mexican food. The homemade tortillas are the bomb. The service... More

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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

A perfect place to go on a weekend evening - live music to go with great Mexican ambiance! Must get a reservation - usually crowded! Service is friendly and the food is authentic!

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Pasadena, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Last visited 3 yrs ago. There are always crowds on Sundays -- for Brunch. This was no exception. Varied food stations to choose from -- even some lite Sushi. More emphasis on Mexican food ... Would like more foods like lasagna, fried chicken (not just chicken nuggets on the Kids' Buffet) -- even hot dogs or burgers -- or meat... More

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Los Angeles County
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011

I went there for a business meeting with some collegues, we had a banquet room. The atmosphere at the restaurant is awesome. The service was great, the food was great. I have also eaten there on other occasions with family. I have never been disapointed there buffets are out of this world. The home made tortillas are awesome. Just a... More

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011

My son came down from Nebraska with his fiance...who on the spur of the moment went down to get a marriage license, spoke to our family pastor and planned on taking the nuptials that same evening! Well, as a proud mother and father we started to look into places we could have a small wedding, for just the family which... More

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

Beautiful location with great food with Mariachis, what more can you ask for. Bring the entire family to celebrate Sunday or even grandmas birthday with a great view of the San Gabriel Valley. We have been eating brunch here for the past 25 years and never had a bad experience. They have handmade tortillas, delicious ground beef sopes, made to... More

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