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El Jimador

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1680 Rochester Rd, Farmington, NY 14425
(585) 398-0310
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mexican restaurant where they make delicious Margaritas and meals. The place is perfect to go with family, friends or partner. The place is very clean and cute. The employees are very attentive and helpful. We had a great time.

Thank Magalys R
Canandaigua, New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to stop in at El Jimador for their outstanding Mexican food selection! This restaurant has the fastest service in town. Great drink specials too! If you are looking for a vegetarian dish, this is the place to go. Eat in or take out....you will surely be back for more!

Thank MarleseThompson
Upstate New York
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the area several times and it always had a large amount of cars in the lot. Decided to give it a try this weekend and we were pleasantly surprised. Upon entering, it took a few minutes to be acknowledged as they were VERY busy. By the time someone came over, there were about 6 groups of people... More 

Thank Tammil73
Canandaigua, New York
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The selection is wonderful. The portions are huge and the price is very reasonable. I highly recommend eating here.( don't forget the friend ice cream...delicious )

Thank vivianbradish
Corinth, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

This is a great place for good Mexican food at a great price. Service is good. Tip - if you go on a Saturday night, go early and you will probably have a wait but worth the wait

Thank jlc2646
Rochester, New York
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83 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Tried one more time to eat at El Jimador -- won't try again. Many tables open, no staff visible, no host. Multiple families waiting, some trying to find a host to find out what's going on, no where to sit or stand so I'm guessing that the food here is better than the services OR people were just too tired... More 

Thank JoeSetta
Rochester, New York
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

We've been here a handful of times and have never been wowed by what we saw or ate. It is ALWAYS busy! That is great for the owners and the business, but bad when they only have two servers. It took 10 minutes just for a server to hand us our to go order both times. Before we had kids,... More 

Thank happyrock80
Newport, Rhode Island
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42 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 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
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016 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 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, 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?