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El Jimador

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1680 Rochester Rd, Farmington, NY 14425
(585) 398-0310
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Newport, Rhode Island
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41 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kids friendly, kids menu, reasonable price (at least for lunch), fast and friendly staff. Delicious meal. About a mile away from the highway. I Would definitely come back with kids and friends.

Thank Biscui01
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I recently moved here from GA where Mexican restaurants are on every corner. We were pleasantly surprised to find this restaurant! The food was good. The service was good and fast! We will definitely be back!

Thank Scabshouse
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Haven't been here for a couple of years but it was as good as ever! Service good, food delicious and the margarita was so festive with the blue salt!!

Thank Cliff K
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

The food was not flavorful. My husband had the chicken and beef burritos. He said the meat was bland and he would have rather had Taco Bell! I had the batter dipped chili relenos. They were they were tasty but I got them and the plate was hot but the inside was COLD! So that tells me they are not... More 

Thank Nancy M
Ovid, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Fresh ingredients used in the menu. great service - prompt, attentive wait staff. nice casual place to visit.

Thank Harold B
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Although the building itself is nothing special - somewhere between a family restaurant and a diner, but the food was hot and tasty. Complimentary nachos and salsa when they first seat you. Fast service. Yummy authentic mexican food. The mole sauce was delicious!

Thank Maxine T
Naples, New York
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

This was my second or third visit to El Jimador. The service, food, and price are all very good. The place is clean, nothing fancy, but not too run down. A draft beer was a reasonable $4. Most of the entrees come out on a HOT plate which I really like. I am not a fan of tepid food. The... More 

Thank Millzy62
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

I was looking forward to some good food and got nothing close to that. First we ordered an got our food in 5min. I don't know about you but that just seemed too fast. Everything was bland and they just thew a huge bed of lettuce on top of my meal. The restaurant was clean and nicely decorated,but I still... More 

Thank Katherine G
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

It gets very busy at times but it's well worth the wait. A very large menu with plenty of choices. This is a regular rotation restaurant with our family. You can get a good meal, lots of free chips and salsa, at a very reasonable price.

Thank Alfred R
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Definantly not what I was hoping for, but I suppose nothing will compare to my favorite Mexican restaraunt chilangos, but food was pretty good and plentiful, I do have to mention that the guacamole was excelent, and that's coming from a person who can't stand the stuff. Decoration was a tad on the weird side, waitress seemed as if she... More 

Thank joann81

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1680 Rochester Rd, Farmington, NY 14425
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Farmington
  • Phone Number: (585) 398-0310

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?