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Mimi's Cafe

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3373 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003-5075
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Gainesville, FL
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300 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We decided to simplify the Thanksgiving meal for nine of us: in-town and out-of-town guests. Mimi's was a good choice with their fixed meal at $19/each; not overly pricey, thank you! We had a choice of soup/salad, dark/white meat and pumpkin or pecan pie. Atmosphere was good and service was attentive. There was plenty to eat and most of us... More 

Thank JFGainesville
Palmdale, California
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86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I have not eaten at a Mimis for a long time. And I have never eaten at this Mimis. Very inviting exterior with a little patio seating area right off the front door. Host was not at his station but after a small wait he showed up. John B was our server and he did a great job of checking... More 

Thank Kyle B
Cathedral City, California
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49 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

I am visiting Ventura, CA.for a couple of weeks. I used to live here, so I decided to go to Mimi's for lunch. I can not believe how high the prices have gotten. I order a turkey club and it was almost $10 and there was very little turkey on it. I had a my side a bowl of fruit... More 

Thank Ronald B
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

For the life of me, I have no idea how this place stays in business. The service is pretty bad but the food tastes like it was frozen, thawed, "cooked" and slapped on your plate.

Thank Robert C
Blyth, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Situated on Main Streets in Ventura City this restaurant/cafe serves excellent salads and soups. the restaurant was clean and the service was quick and polite. the special soup and salad was very good and reasonably priced. A useful place to have on your list.

Thank Chris M
Ventura, California
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94 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

This is a very nice Mimi's restaurant that is centrally located in Ventura. It is situated on the south side of the Pacific View Mall at the corner of Mills & Main. Easy freeway access from Hwy 101 and Hwy 126. Good classic Mimi's menu. Many of the managers, servers, and chefs have been there for years. As a result,... More 

1 Thank Beth H
Clearwater, Florida
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109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

We eat there on occasion either alone or with grandchildren. Food is average; yet, we have always had good service. Nice location and great atmosphere.

Thank Fscalfaro
Florence, Oregon
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

I met a businessperson for a dinner meeting. I find it hard to believe he could have chosen a worse place. When I arrived, the only vegetarian dinner item on the menu, Quiche Florentine, wasn't being served. The waitress didn't know what the meals contained. All the salads contained meat. I finally settled on an artichoke spinach dip. It was... More 

Thank Frank67018
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

stopped for breakfast, I was the only customer in the restaurant, ordered corned beef hash benedict; waited 25 minutes; mussy corned beef and some sort of scrabled egg sauce instead of hollandaise; did not eat it; told the server; they did not even take it out of the check... shame; it used to be good; never again

1 Thank Food4thought2
Ventura, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

This is one of the best breakfast places I've eaten at. Great selection of food, the muffins are amazing and good service.

Thank Mary C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, American, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3373 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003-5075
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: 8056441388

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?