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El Jimador Mexican Restaurant

1410 Missouri Blvd, Jefferson City, MO 65109-1728
(573) 761-1616
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Ranked #32 of 141 Restaurants in Jefferson City
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Glensted Mo
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113 reviews 113 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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92 reviews 92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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113 reviews 113 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Saint Ann
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

I have eaten at this restaurant every time I've visited Jefferson City Mo. I've even visited the location in Lake of the Ozarks Mo. I am never disappointed & the food is always excellent!!! I love Mexican food including Tex Mex, Authentic Mexican, Salvadoran Cuisine, etc. & El Jimador is definitely in my top 5 Mexican Restaurants nationally!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Quick service and good food. Salsa and chips just keep coming. Always consistent. Great for lunch or supper. Lots of dishes to choose from.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

There are three or four of these in town and they have about the same tasting food. It is as good as you can get for Mexican Food in Jefferson City.

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Springfield, Missouri
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102 reviews 102 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Has a terrific lunch there yesterday while in town on business. Very good chips & salsa, prompt, efficient server. Ordered steak fajitas; was very happy to hear the sizzle as the server brought them to our table! Even more pleased with the taste - fresh ingredients including guacamole always a plus. Good job El Jimador!

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