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Mimi's Cafe

8455 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241-3843
+1 562-862-2828
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (3 reviews)
“bread” (6 reviews)
“crepes” (3 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
8455 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241-3843
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We like to eat at Mimis for the Chicken Pot Pie and the French Onion soup. At about 8.30pm one night recently we stood and waited to be seated but nobody came and so we seated ourselves. A waitress appeared and said she was helping...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AucklandWiz
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We had a long wait to have the wait staff take care of. We never had our non-alcoholic drinks refilled or extra napkins brought to us. The incomplete bread bowl was never filled as we were told 20 minutes then 18 minutes. The missing bread...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JEFountain
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We all met here from our two cities to share a family meal together. We were seated in a larger, but quiet room. A good location, since we had our 4-year-old granddaughter with us. The variety of choices on the menu made it easy for...More

Date of visit: April 2018
3  Thank lenak63
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Our family came here for Sunday brunch and normally Mimi’s is a safe bet but today our experience was unsatisfactory. Our service was very slow even though the restaurant was not busy and we had a waiter who was disinterested, verging on rude. The food...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank princessLW96
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast here with a long-time friend from Downey. Literally in the center of town, next to Embassy Suites Hotel and civic center. Food was good, service excellent and prices reasonable. But for someone watching calorie intake, beware. Look closely at menu, which lists the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank jlums
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Mimi's Cafe used to have a great menu, mussels on linguine, Bistro steak to name a couple. But that all seems to have changed. It's still poplar, but if management doesn't staff up, it won't last. On recent midday visits we've found portions of the...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Dakdog
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We have been going to Mimi's for years and have received excellent service - that changed on November 22, 2018. Hopefully Mimi's management will read this review and step up their game. We took my 92 year old father to Mimi's the day before(11/22/17) Thanksgiving....More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank 3678JOHN
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I have been coming here for a very long time. But it wasn't until I was an adult that I really appreciated Mimi's. They have a pretty good brunch selection. I have never had a problem with their service or their food. I also love...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Raysa N
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

This was my first time there for my boyfriend and I. It was amazing! We were sat in a cute little corner where we got to really see the whole restaurant. It was very cute & cozy like! Our server was friendly & greeted as...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank dlmcg
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Tried the newer breakfast menu items. The Griddles, eggs, sausage. Also the hash and eggs. Both extremely tasty! Service was very good even though the restaurant was busy. Short wait to get in, less than 10 minutes. Definitely recommend this location as a place to...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 3678JOHN
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8455 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241-3843
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Downey
  • Phone Number: +1 562-862-2828
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