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Mi Casa

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5549 Woodruff Ave, Lakewood, CA 90713-1534
562-867-8701
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10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Bellflower, California
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a small family owned restaurant. The food is always great and the service is friendly and efficient. The owner is there frequently and she always asks everyone how their food is. Great for families and friends. They only serve beer and wine, no hard liquor.

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Thank Cheryl G
Lakewood, California
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144 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not sure why anyone would have travel plans to visit Lakewood, California. Maybe it's because Lakewood was the first planned community in the nation after WWII? Perhaps it is because the city installed a garbage disposal in every newly-built home in the 1950s? Because it is "Tree City, USA?" An Olympic athlete graduated from Lakewood High? Nope! It's... More 

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L A County
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Mi Casa is one of those restaurants that make you feel like home, in many ways. The service is good, but sometimes you have to speak up to get refills of tea, etc. The food is superb, made in the traditional ways. The Chili Rellno is superb, nicely filled and not too hot. All the burritos are well filled and... More 

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Long Beach, California
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298 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Located in a strip mall and lit with overhead fluorescent lighting, Mi Casa won't win any design awards. But that's not why you come here. The menu is the typical California Mexican fare. Portions are generous and the services attentive and helpful. Will definitely return.

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Thank LightPro
L A County
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

A little "hole in the wall" - well maybe a bit larger that a hole - restaurant that serves really good, made in-house Mexican food. Great re-fried beans and Mexican Rice. Chile Rellenos are a real treat here - great flavor, great cheese.

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Thank Frugal_Hungry_Man
Bellflower, California
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Mi Casa is a family-owned and operated restaurant which started out in one space in a strip mall and has expanded to three connected spaces, and there is still a wait at times because the food is that good! They have all the usual things that Mexican restaurants typically serve, but theirs is so much better! We recently took a... More 

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Thank Cheryl G
Sacramento, California
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384 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This family restaurant is quick to serve, and offers a variety of traditional Mexican selections with decent prices. Check it out for an afternoon lunch. Parking is a little tight in front of this strip mall, and there is a security guard who makes sure you are in the correct spaces.

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Lakewood, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Friendly service and tasty grub. The food here reminds me of the food my Grandma made me, you know the kind from the heart. It is food you can feel that goes beyond taste. The other day Eli and his mom sang happy birthday to me. They are kind, compassionate, and friendly. I love these folks at Mi Casa! :)

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Thank Yon D
Lakewood, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Maybe three times a month we order out from here, they know us on the phone or in person, good people and great food. The El Patron is more the two can eat..

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Thank Robert H
Long Beach, CA
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128 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

Excellent food in a strip mall location. Very pleasant interior. My son asked how they got this big restaurant in that little store front (he's sure it's magic based on reading Harry Potter). Family atmosphere, attentive service and good eats!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5549 Woodruff Ave, Lakewood, CA 90713-1534
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: 562-867-8701

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