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El Jimador Mexican Restaurant

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1410 Missouri Blvd, Jefferson City, MO 65109-1728
(573) 761-1616
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good local Mex-Am food

We had lunch (again) while on a business trip to Jeff City. This time we went to the restaurant located on Edgewood Dr. The service was great, we enjoyed the food and will return. If you want 10% off your meal there is usually a coupon in the local yellow ad sheet. El Jimador has a stack of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2014
KentGlenstedMo
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Glensted Mo
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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Newton, Iowa
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This was a surprise treasure. Excellent Mexican food. Reasonably priced with attentive wait staff. Chips and salsa were very good. Entrees were excellent. Dessert was to die for.

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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Great food, great atmosphere, great people. I have this location saved to my gps so that it can become a "must stop" anytime we come to Jeff City.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Excellent Mexican restaurant. ..great staff...lots of seating...serve food quickly for folks on a lunch hour...decently priced...can't go wrong eating here

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Jacksonville, IL
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143 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This restaurant has been around Jeff City in several locations for at least 10 years now. We go to Mexico every winter and this is the real deal as far as authentic mexican food. We like the "a little bit of everything" and split it between ourselves with a half pitcher of their margaritas. It's a great meal for under... More 

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Glensted Mo
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We had lunch (again) while on a business trip to Jeff City. This time we went to the restaurant located on Edgewood Dr. The service was great, we enjoyed the food and will return. If you want 10% off your meal there is usually a coupon in the local yellow ad sheet. El Jimador has a stack of the ad... More 

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Missouri
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Have eaten in this place for almost 7 years and am sad to say, I doubt I will be back. It has really gone downhill. La Bamba which closed three years ago was better. El Espolon is good. The last time here I ended up with severe digestive issues and the chicken in the chimichanga was so dry only the... More 

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Arnold Mo.
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114 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Very busy place for dinner. Food was typical Mexican fare but very tasty. Service was fast and friendly. I would recommend if you are in the mood for south of the border food.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you are looking for mexican food this is an "OKAY" place. I'm in Jeff City on vacation from California STATE. In Southern California there is basically a Mexican restaurant on every block. Anyways, this place doesn't even compare to a "good" place at home. The waiters were not enthusiastic, I even saw them playing on their phones in the... More 

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Jacksonville, IL
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143 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

We have eaten here for years and love the food, service, atmosphere and margaritas. Run by Mexican people that have found their "niche" in the US. One of our favorite places in JC, MO!

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The waiter was very impatient and nasty , from the time we walked in the door the wait staff that sit,s in the front of the restaurant stared at us and made us feel very uncomfortable . The food was the most horrible and unflavored i,ve ever tasted . I guess the people that gave good reviews have never tasted... More 

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Additional Information about El Jimador Mexican Restaurant

Address: 1410 Missouri Blvd, Jefferson City, MO 65109-1728
Phone Number: (573) 761-1616
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Jefferson City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1410 Missouri Blvd, Jefferson City, MO 65109-1728
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Jefferson City
  • Phone Number: (573) 761-1616

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?