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Mimi's Cafe

1200 El Paseo De Saratoga, San Jose, CA 95130-1631
408-378-0778
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Ranked #402 of 1,901 restaurants in San Jose
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: American, Dessert
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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  • English first
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English first
Saratoga, California
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Love this place particularly for brunch or lunch. Great variety on the menu. Love the muffins after a tasty breakfast. Great for all the family.

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San Jose, California
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We went there for a quick dinner before the movie. Even before looking at the menu, we asked the waitress if we can get pasta and drink in 20 minutes since we didnt want to be late for the movie. The waitress was really sweet and made sure we got everything we ordered really quick. In less than 5 minutes... More

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San Jose, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

its nice, not to pricy, and food is really good. The service is good, the wait is not to long and the age groups that usually go are over 40.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Near a friends house and good for a change-up between the other chain places. Good service and pleasant staff.

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Sunnyvale, California
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126 reviews 126 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

The last time I tried Mimi's I was so disappointed that I walked out. I waited for 15 minutes for someone to take my beverage order.

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Gilroy
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

I've been to Mimi's several times. Each time, it took a while for someone to acknowledge us standing in the foyer. Once we were seated, it took more time to get menus. Then, it took more time for someone to take our order. And, yes, it seemed like a long time to get our food. Now, we know why this... More

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Northern CA
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

I have visited the restaurant a number of times. However, over the last year, the value has diminished. Items that were once included with a meal (e.g. the soup), now cost extras.

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Tracy, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

It's alright. I bit of a wait. Priced a little high for the food, unless you are really a snob. Just really not my cup of tea.

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Abbotsford, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

I met a friend here for breakfast this morning and was very impressed with their "fit and fitness" menu. It was the perfect choice for light breakfast. I did notice on their website there was no mention of that menu, which is too bad. The waitress and other staff were great. I'd recommend it to anyone.

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San Jose, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

The breakfast menu is great. If you like big portions, you can't go wrong here.

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