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Mariposa Grill & Cantina


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Lunch, Dinner
Table Service, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible

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Available Tuesday - Friday 11am - 3pm. First basket of chips & salsa is complimentary. Refill $2. Add Soup or Salad for only $2
Two Taco Combo
Choice of chicken, ground beef or shredded beef, Served with rice & beans
Two Enchilada Combo
Choice of chicken or beef, served with rice & beans
Two Taquitos Combo
Choice of chicken or shredded beef, served w/ rice & beans
Chile Relleno
Served with rice & beans
Tostada Especial
A meal in it self - choice of Chicken, shredded beef or ground beef w/ beans, lettuce, tomato & cheese, guacamole & sour cream
Any style, choice of Ajo, Ranchera, or a la Diabla. Served w/ rice & beans w/ tortillas
Fish Filet
Any style, Choice of Veracruzano, or a la Plancha. Served w/ rice & beans w/ tortillas
Carne Asada Plate
Carne Asada Ranchera served with grilled onions, salsa, tortillas w/ rice & beans
Albondigas Soup & Side Salad
Med Homemade Albondigas Soup w/ tortillas & a fresh crisp side salad
Tostada Fajitas Salad
Served in Tortilla Shell, rice, beans. Choice of chicken or beef fajitas on a bed of lettuce w/ guacamole & sour cream
Love, Mexican Style
Served in Tortilla shell, filled w/ lettuce, beans, ground beef, tomato, cheese, avocado
Chicken Ceasar
Fresh crisp lettuce w/ delicious season chicken breast, parmesan cheese
Santa Fe Salad
Choice of Chicken or Cajun Shrimp w/ lettuce, corn, tomato, cheese, avocado, tortilla chips. Tossed in secret sauce
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Reviewed March 31, 2019

We came here because we were staying nearby and wanted some good, authentic Mexican food. We were not disappointed and soon learned that this restaurant has actually been around for decades, originally located by the Eastland shopping center. Service started off slow but was quite...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 2CAtravelers
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Came here for lunch and had their Micheladas and they are soooo good!! I also had their regular soft carne asad tacos and they were very tasty. I seen a post about their Brunch on the weekends and they have BOTTOMLESS MIMOSAS!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Saramo21
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch looking for the original restaurant that got closed down when they built the LA Fitness. What a loss. Anyway the food was just as great. They even have karaoke on Friday and Saturday's with live music so give it a try...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 1LadyKathy
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Some friends recommended the restaurant to us. We had dinner some appetizers. The food was good their service was excellent and the restaurant had a good vibe.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Johnny V
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Since Mariposa moved locations from Restaurant Row to Rowland, it has lost some of its business, mostly due to very little marketing effort. However, the food service has actually improved. Their menu is very traditional — what you would expect from a Mexican restaurant. However,...More

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank mark_mtsac
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Been a customer for 22 years and sadly the service and food quality is not nearly as good as it was when Raudel was in charge. The food does not taste as good as it once did and the service is hit and miss. No...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Several years ago I use to go to Mariposa grill when it was located in restaurant row. I thought they went out of business. Looking for something new to try I saw this restaurant on Rowland Avenue. So I decided to try it. Much to...More

Date of visit: August 2016
1  Thank Jamaicamon1
Reviewed August 17, 2016

This place used to be on Restaurant row, Garvey ave. Since they moved moral seems low and the food is not as good as it could be

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank steve t
Reviewed March 16, 2016

The food is tex-mex style- Mexican food from Texas, way different then Mexican food in Southern California. The Best thing on their menu is the tortilla soup, not a fan of anything else.

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank gisegirl
Reviewed November 12, 2015

Good food at reasonable prices. Very peaceful during the day but can get a little crazy at night. Used to be over in restaurant row by I-10 but was moved to make way for a gym. It was a long time favorite before they were...More

Date of visit: September 2015
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