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3500 W Ramona Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754-2199 (Corporate Center Drive or Ramona Blvd)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

Plan to arrive before sun sent and request for a window table, or if available, you can sea at the patio - sometimes reserved for large parties. The restaurant is located at a hill so the view is good. The restaurant offers valet parking and self parking; you may want to consider using the valet parking since the self parking... More 

Thank FGTraveler
Los Angeles, California
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57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Luminarias is a restaurant on a hill. The place evokes old Mexican charm. Exquisite dining experience. Delectable food. Great fine dining experience!

Thank stregine
La Puente, CA
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113 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

It has been years since I'd been here and the updates are beautiful. The large, traditional decor is awesome as are the food and drinks. The servers were very attentive and friendly, making our family lunch all the more pleasant. Great location and outdoor seating, plenty of parking.

Thank irtorres
Upland, California
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59 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We have been here many times over the years for Father's Day & Mother's Day brunch as well as for Sunday brunch, lunch, dinner and various functions and celebrations with each being a positive experience, that is until now. The brunch this Father's Day was mediocre at best, the best thing about the food were the Waffles, Menudo, hand made... More 

Thank Travel1763
Los Angeles, California, United States
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74 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Really spectacular restaurant with lots of facility for groups and also nice outdoor dinning, with a great view. .Unfortunately the food doesn't compare to the physical environment.

Thank Jerry J
Los Angeles, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

The waiter was attentive warranted the 20% we left. Food was good, jumbo shrimp in an excellent Diablo sauce w grilled vegs, fiesta appetizer very ample for 2-3, good carnitas. Prices on the high end of reasonable for the service , ambiance and quality. An LA icon better known for Latino themed parties, wedding receptions etc.

Thank Graykat2
Rowland Heights
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

The restaurant offers you a variety of authenic flavors from several parts of Mexico. You name it, it's there. The Sunday brunch has everything that a brunch lover wants, including prime rib, shrimps, oysters on the half shell, and crab legs. Oh, don't forget the all you can drink champagne. But, the best part of the entire experience was the... More 

Thank John C
Los Angeles, California
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89 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

I went here for an office event and my coworker ordered for the group. Out of everything I had, the luminarias chicken was the best surprise. I'm pretty sure it's yummy because I still remember it. If I ever go back here, this is what I'd pick again.

Thank nadarien
Escondido, California
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89 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

I've been going to Luminarias for brunch with my family since I was a kid. The brunch is alway delicious! The have a wide variety of food and a great dessert selection. The bottomless mimosas are also great. The only drawback is the price, it is pricey for a family of four. Even though it is pricey, we will be... More 

Thank April G
Culver City, California
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110 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I have been going here for years and the food is still good! They have stopped the lunch buffet during the week but it is still offered on Saturdays and Sundays. I ordered the combo of chicken enchilada and chicken taco with rice and beans for $12.95. For lunch at a restaurant, I feel this is a great deal...and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3500 W Ramona Blvd, Monterey Park, CA 91754-2199
    (Corporate Center Drive or Ramona Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Park
  • Phone Number: 3232684177

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?