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HoMi Mexican Restaurant

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864 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104-4701
+1 651-222-0265
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10:00 - 20:30
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Sun 11:00 - 18:30
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 20:30
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

This unassuming place is conveniently located off the light rail and with off street parking in the back. We came here for the first time on a snowy winter day. Great fresh guacamole and chips was only the beginning. Had chicken tostadas and enchiladas verdes, The chicken favoring was marvelous and all the ingredients were fresh. Lovely meal. Portions were... More 

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St. Paul, MN
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142 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I recently visited this small, unpretentious restaurant twice on busy University Avenue on the Corner of Griggs. My husband and I elected to try this restaurant after reading a glowing review in a local newspaper. Not too many patrons in the place, and I suspect that they do busy business on takeout orders with their regular clientele. I ordered the... More 

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Thank Kate M
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We came here based on good word of mouth, but it didn't impress much. It's a very no-frills little dining room with unhurried service and mediocre entrees. There is a pretty good variety on the menu, and the salsas that came with our chips were spicy and good. And my side dish of rice was nicely cooked. But all of... More 

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Thank Zawmer
Twin Cities
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98 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Took my wife and son to dinner in this restaurant Friday. The menu is quite extensive. The food is home cooked traditional Mexican. The woman who took our order cooked our food. The food is quite good, the setting is quite plain. I love family restaurants like this. We'll be back

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Thank MinnesotaFamily2
Tokyo, Japan
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

My friends took me to Homi for a taste of their mole sauce. Wherever I go I look for quality mole sauces. Ruth had been to Homi once and remembered the mole as being exceptional. It was. We arrived around 7 on a Friday night and had a feast of mole dishes and shrimp fajitas. We loved the simple, unadorned... More 

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Thank Hoffster
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2015

The guacamole is the best! Ask for - if you like spicy - but otherwise - I like it how it is served - with just a hint of tomato, cilentro. And the chips are fresh-made also - very light and tasty. I had the carnitas - very good - with plenty of tortillas served Hot! And the pico was... More 

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Savage, Minnesota
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41 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

Extremely surprised by the authenticity of the Mexican food here. A friend of mine is from Mexico and I always ask him "how do I know if the Mexican is authentic" his response is simple, "If there is little to no cheese on the menu it's authentic". For the first time in my life I was excited that there was... More 

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Thank ademigli
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

Had the bean tostadas and green enchiladas. SO GOOD. Tostadas are not spicy at all (the way I like 'em, I am a Minnesotan after all). The green enchiladas are super spicy. Fast fast service, food is delicious, employees are awesome. Prices are good too!

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Thank AmyMcBacon
st paul, minnesota
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2014

The place has a great looking menu with so many great authentic dishes listed on it. We ordered a chicken dish that was recommended by I believe it was the female owner. It was 2 chicken legs in a soupy in a red/orange sauce that did not taste Mexican but very was similar to Chef Boyardee canned sauce. It was... More 

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st paul mn
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2013

Recently, we had lunch at Homi. The guacamole was fresh and delicious. The menu is extensive, with such a variety of entrees, we had a hard time choosing. The food was very good, and really tastes like "the real thing" (some thing rather hard to find here--we're from the Southwest). Nice selection of Mexican soft drinks, too. Pleasant music, not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 18:30
Monday
10:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:30
Thursday
10:00 - 20:30
Friday
10:00 - 20:30
Saturday
10:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 864 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104-4701
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-222-0265

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?