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Mijares Mexican Restaurant

145 Palmetto Dr, Pasadena, CA 91105-2596
+1 626-792-2763
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“guacamole” (7 reviews)
“carnitas” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
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145 Palmetto Dr, Pasadena, CA 91105-2596
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First visit with friends to this Mexican restaurant. It’s located in a secluded area in Pasadena where free parking is ample!! Greeting was warm and friendly, service was excellent and the food was very good. Unexpectedly, they have a buffet on weekdays which is loaded...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sherijim3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a find. I must have driven by this restaurant a hundred times and never realized it was there. I was invited to have lunch here by my co-workers and it was really good. All the staff were friendly and it seemed like many of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ugooli
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

I have been here before and it was better. Pollo en mole' was overspiced and that includes the salt. And it is a bit pricey for what you get. I still like it but hope the do better.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jroberto
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We were in town for a concert and always up to try Mexican food (our favorite). We were pleasantly surprised. The food was very good. My husband had a burrito and beers, and I had enchilada / taco combo and margarita. The only knock was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Linda C
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Thre restaurant provides a very welcoming atmosphere. We sat in a pleasant patio that was surrounded by a high stucco wall that allowed you to have privacy and deminish any outside noise. The service was prompt and pleasant and the food was better than the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank tennisman2016
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Well, almost. Since 1920. That’s enough time to be doing everything right. So far, I’ve only had the beef tacos but man were they good. I’m going back for more and promise to dig deeper into the menu. Both times I’ve been there’s been a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank talk2p
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We found this place after a hunt for a good Mexican restaurant in the Pasadena area. The interior was very pleasant and you knew that it was busy because the food was good. As we only wanted a quick bite and I settled for the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank darrenm393
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We found this place by speaking with locals and the food was excellent and it just had a great homey feel to it. It was packed on a Sunday night which speaks to the quality of the food that is served here!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank VanKB68
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We had the most delicious mother's day brunch yesterday! The variety of foods was exceptional, the service was amazing even though buffets for holidays are usually disappointing, but not here! Everything was so wonderful. We eat dinner at Mijares regularly, and it is always a...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Ellen P
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Couldn't get near this place on Cinco de Mayo, so we came here to celebrate Seis de Mayo! Got seated quickly after obtaining our Margaritas (Great!) at the bar. Chips and a very tasty salsa came immediately while we studied the copious menu. My Lady...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank DonaldYokum
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Palmetto Dr, Pasadena, CA 91105-2596
    (Pasadena Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop at California Blvd. and Fair Oaks Avenue or the Metro Gold Line to the Fillmore Station.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-792-2763
  • E-mail
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