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El Merendero

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242 S Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91766-1705
+1 909-622-2430
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
242 S Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91766-1705
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Reviewed January 17, 2018

Went for breakfast on a Saturday. Pretty busy little place. Tried a few different things at our table. The pork tamale was delicious, huevos rancheros chorizo and eggs were meh (kind of salty). Love the bakery next door where you can stock up on pan...More

Thank Alicia K
Reviewed December 20, 2017

Stopped in with my daughter to eat lunch. It was after one in the afternoon and the place was pretty empty. Two waitresses on the floor and they couldn't take care of the few that were seated. The chips tasted like they were a week...More

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Reviewed November 22, 2017

This is my favorite place to eat or take friends to try Mexican food. They have a large menu with many options. It will take you more time to find something you would not like there than like. Not only is the food great, but...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Was referred to this place by a family member and it hit the spot! Bring an appetite! I attempted #39 but couldn't finish it all. The chips, green sauce, and red sauce are all amazing.

Thank gottabefresh
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

This place continues to be some of the best tasting Mexican food in Pomona. The food is constant, clean, and the flavors on point. The chilaquiles with two eggs are awesome (I like the green sauce). The chicken chimi is great, just a ton of...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Dine in or take home servings are never shy of filling, great classic atmosphere , all around homey. Don't forget to have a margarita there refreshing no doubt and ice tea is swell for the non alcohol prefered.

Thank brianhT8064YB
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Nice portions and low prices. Food was average. Great refried beans and carne asada steak was large.

Reviewed March 24, 2017

This place has very delicious quick dishes. One of my favorites is the chicken enchiladas. I love how convenient it is and how late i can pick up dinner.

Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

Eat here are once a week. Try the chicken wet burrito, but substitute the rice with potatoes instead! Cover with Verde sause!

Thank mturner149
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

My family has been coming to El Merendero for over 30 years. They have the best bread in Cali. Many of us have moved away from Pomona but whenever we are near or passing through Pomona we ALWAYS stop and get some bread for the...More

Thank candyygirrl2002
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242 S Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91766-1705
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pomona
  • Phone Number: +1 909-622-2430
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