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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 #525 of 1,906 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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Murphys, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My wife's 89 year old Aunt had lunch with her on a Thursday. It wasn't that busy. So there is no reason to receive the kind of service they experienced.better! At 89 her eye sight is very poor. She had a lot of questions about the menu due to her poor sight. The waiter was rather condescending and his body... More

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Santa Clara, California
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161 reviews 161 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Everything tastes like it has been prepped on an assembly line...no specific rich flavors on anything...and they don't really have good vegitarian dishes at all. We shared 2 plates between us and it was OK...but nothing to rave about. Na...would probably not go back...I want some finesse and LOVE put into the cration of the food...well...I guess this is NOT... More

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Saratoga, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
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82 reviews 82 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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
39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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
9 helpful votes 9 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
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98 reviews 98 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 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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