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El Jimador Restaurant

5256 Osage Beach Pkwy, Osage Beach, MO 65065
+1 573-348-3834
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Ranked #43 of 76 Restaurants in Osage Beach
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
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Independence, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The salsa was fresh and the food was good. We would return here again and recommend it to anyone. Our food was great, we both had steak in our meals and the meat was very tender and flavorful.

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STL
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Food was just OK. Wasn't really worth going to. Won't go again if we are ever in the area. Chile relleno breading was spongy and wierd.

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Camdenton, Missouri
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129 reviews 129 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Anyone who's read my restaurant reviews since moving to Missouri knows that I've been on a two-year quest to discover authentic Mexican food. El Jimador Mexican Restaurant seems to have roots in Mexico instead of Texas or stemming from trying to please palates fond of melted cheese. The salsa provided when guests are seated may be mild but it has... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Go elsewhere . There are much better options at the lake. The food wasn't terrible, but the atmosphere left much to be desired. If I wasn't with friends I would've probably left. The place could use a good cleaning.

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Collinsville, Oklahoma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The restaurant was not full when we arrived. It took a while to be seated & served. The food was good for the price.

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Lebanon, Missouri
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I would call this an average mexican restaurant, given the food and service. There is a better place half an hour away, going south.

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Osage Beach, Missouri
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I had a Diablo Burrito which was pretty tasty. Wife and kids meals were OK. Lots of cheese! Chips were a little cold and could have been better. Service was OK. Nothing terrible, but just about average overall.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Overall, a great experience. Chips and salsa were good and food was on par for a classic Mexican restaurant. Margaritas were tasty! Service was quick and polite. Definitely would go there again if in the area.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We came at night somewhat near closing time. There was no hostess at the station and we couldn't see any staff. Waited about 3 or more minutes before someone saw us. Their chips and salsa were good but nothing special. I got chicken enchiladas and only ate 2 bites, they tasted like nothing but chicken flavoring despite the red sauce... More

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Javo C, Gerente at El Jimador Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi, I hope this having a good day, I just want to thank you for your opinion about this restaurant, and I would like to inform you that as of this month we have new management, I have the pleasure to inform you that for this new administration is very important opinions, and although we know that there were when... More

Grandview, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had lunch at this restaurant twice will visiting Osage Beach. The food is excellent and the service was friendly and very accommodating. My husband and I are especially fond of mexican cuisine and this is one of the best mexican restaurants we have dined at.

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