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Cielito Lindo Restaurant

1612 Santa Anita Ave, South El Monte, CA 91733-3410
+1 626-442-1254
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good46%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
12 Mar 2018
“March Birthday Celebrations ”
3 Jan 2018
“Lunch buffet ”
Mexican, Spanish
€€ - €€€
1612 Santa Anita Ave, South El Monte, CA 91733-3410
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Food was great, we got there right when it opened so everything was fresh. We got a good table to see the show. The Mariachi was amazing they sounded very good! If you have a large party I suggest you call ahead and make reservations....More

Thank sexyFiat
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Lunch buffet is excellent and good value. I shy away from all you can eat buffets because I don't like to eat a large meal and go back to work, but here I feel like I get my money's worth without having to make several...More

Thank FiloneRanger
Reviewed 1 January 2018

The food and drinks are not great at this place. But, the mariachi is top notch. I have to say that it might be the best mariachi band that I have heard outside of Mexico. If you are not planning to return soon, I personally...More

Thank Henry P
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Hadn't been to Cielito Lindo Restaurant for some time and was pleasantly surprised by the buffet luncheon we had. Large selection of salads, entree items, desserts and hand made fish tacos that were outstanding. Coffee, iced tea, soft drinks were included in the price of...More

Thank SandyandRalph
Reviewed 13 September 2016

First of all, Mariachi del Sol is one of the best! They are all accomplished musicians and singers in their own right, and sound fantastic together. They do two or three shows a night! The admission? Just order dinner! The food is very good. I...More

Thank george p
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We were guests of another couple who go there every week. This is our 2nd time there. It was as superb as it was the first visit. Beautiful buffet with yummy food! Excellent, attentive staff. A fun place to be surrounded by so many other,...More

Thank KarenJo130
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Went for a birthday celebration on Sunday morning brunch. Variety of food that was tasty, excellent service and excellent mariachi band entertainment. Have been here many times and will keep coming back. Highly recommended!

Thank Rickrae60
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

I just got the beef taquitos in the avocado sauce for a snack and they changed my life! They were outstanding and I am sad that I can't have them every day!

Thank ErikaDuenas
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

What to choose? Stopped by this wonderful restaurant as it was recommended by a local colleague. Fresh made tortillas, rice, refried beans, and multiple choices of meat...chicken, beef, pork each in a savory sauce cooked beautifully. The meat was tender and seasoned with love. Came...More

Thank azmcdaniels .
Reviewed 12 May 2015

We came to dinner here on a Sunday not knowing that they have a Mariachi Band playing. They start at 5:00pm while we enjoyed our dinner. Food was very good and the Flan was Excellent. This is a nice place for a family celebration or...More

Thank MDBaz
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1612 Santa Anita Ave, South El Monte, CA 91733-3410
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South El Monte
  • Phone Number: +1 626-442-1254
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