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Cielito Lindo Restaurant

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1612 Santa Anita Ave, South El Monte, CA 91733-3410
+1 626-442-1254
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good41%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“mariachi” (4 reviews)
“evening” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1612 Santa Anita Ave, South El Monte, CA 91733-3410
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Reviewed June 9, 2017

Hadn't been to Cielito Lindo Restaurant for some time and was pleasantly surprised by the buffet luncheon we had. Large selection of salads, entree items, desserts and hand made fish tacos that were outstanding. Coffee, iced tea, soft drinks were included in the price of...More

Thank SandyandRalph
Reviewed September 13, 2016

First of all, Mariachi del Sol is one of the best! They are all accomplished musicians and singers in their own right, and sound fantastic together. They do two or three shows a night! The admission? Just order dinner! The food is very good. I...More

Thank george p
Reviewed May 10, 2016

We were guests of another couple who go there every week. This is our 2nd time there. It was as superb as it was the first visit. Beautiful buffet with yummy food! Excellent, attentive staff. A fun place to be surrounded by so many other,...More

Thank KarenJo130
Reviewed April 19, 2016

Went for a birthday celebration on Sunday morning brunch. Variety of food that was tasty, excellent service and excellent mariachi band entertainment. Have been here many times and will keep coming back. Highly recommended!

Thank Rickrae60
Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

I just got the beef taquitos in the avocado sauce for a snack and they changed my life! They were outstanding and I am sad that I can't have them every day!

Thank ErikaDuenas
Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

What to choose? Stopped by this wonderful restaurant as it was recommended by a local colleague. Fresh made tortillas, rice, refried beans, and multiple choices of meat...chicken, beef, pork each in a savory sauce cooked beautifully. The meat was tender and seasoned with love. Came...More

Thank azmcdaniels .
Reviewed May 12, 2015

We came to dinner here on a Sunday not knowing that they have a Mariachi Band playing. They start at 5:00pm while we enjoyed our dinner. Food was very good and the Flan was Excellent. This is a nice place for a family celebration or...More

Thank MDBaz
Reviewed March 22, 2015

I went to the Friday Happy Hour with couple of friends. They had half priced drinks and appetizers from 4-8 P.M. I got there early at about 4:30 P.M. and there was a small crowd of about 15 people. They had a small table of...More

Thank Fox R
Reviewed October 15, 2014

My family and friends have only been here to eat their buffet lunch on week days. WE have always enjoyed their good food and a nice variety at their buffet. SERVICE: They are Always very polite and friendly and give very good service. FOOD: A...More

Thank donisland
Reviewed March 14, 2014

If your looking to be entertained by the best Mariachi Band in the world today stop in Cielito Lindo in El Monte. they have all the typical Mexican Restaurant dishes. Carne Asada, Enchiladas, etc.. but the most pleasing thing for me was to be able...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1612 Santa Anita Ave, South El Monte, CA 91733-3410
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South El Monte
  • Phone Number: +1 626-442-1254
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