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“typical experience for this chain.”
Review of El Jimador Restaurant - CLOSED

El Jimador Restaurant
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Lake on Weekends
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“typical experience for this chain.”
Reviewed March 21, 2009

I eat here because the place is well maintained, clean and quick service. The food is typical of what you'd find in the chain.

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carebear08
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“great!”
Reviewed March 8, 2009

The atmosphere is authentic mexican! lively! the service is not what you would call wonderful but most places with mexican servers are not...they do make sure you're taken care of! Friendly employees and fast food! The food is delicious!! It is very cheap for the portions! I reccommend ordering a fried ice cream for dessert!

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Southeast MO
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“We'll be back!”
Reviewed February 4, 2009

We visited in January, 2009.

Based on a friend's rave reviews we visited Vista Grande and their "to die for food!' Biggest mistake was ordering fajitas, which is usually done fairly decently an any Tex-Mex restaurant. I mean, really, who can mess up grilled skirt steak with onions and peppers? Well, Vista Grande can! We were served this soupy, stew that was drowning in cumin. The grilled veggies were also soupy. Servers were friendly, but prices were over the top.

Another friend suggested El Jimador, and we will be grateful eternally! The service, prices and food were far superior to the other restaurant. Our waiter visited about every 10-15 minutes to make sure we had full drinks and that everything was to our satisfaction. This was on a busy Friday night, too.

Taco shells were crisp, ground beef for tacos perfectly seasoned, and fajita beef seared to perfection with fantastic. Your choice for authentic Mexican food, good atmosphere, excellent service and decent prices will be El Jimador.

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Kansas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Love it!!”
Reviewed January 23, 2009

We stopped here for lunch on our way out of town in June 2008. The food is great and HUGE portions!!! Service was fast as well. Definitely go here if you like Mexican food, you'll be glad you did!

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Lake Ozark, MO
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Awesome”
Reviewed September 6, 2008

Me and my husband went there on 08-30-2008 for my birthday. It was a Saturday night and it was a Mizzou foodball game. Our waiter had our table of three, table of like 20 and then 2 more tables of about 3. He was prompt and courteous. The food was resonably priced and very good. It was the quickest service I have had in a long time. i would definately recommend it!!!

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