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Mijares Mexican Restaurant

145 Palmetto Dr, Pasadena, CA 91105-2596
+1 626-792-2763
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“guacamole” (7 reviews)
“carnitas” (5 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
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145 Palmetto Dr, Pasadena, CA 91105-2596
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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

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

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

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 28 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!

Thank VanKB68
Reviewed 15 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

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

Thank DonaldYokum
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

The guacamole is made fresh to order at the table. I like that. Service was very good. I found my carne asada burrito to be fairly average, but my father in law pronounced the chicken tacos to be the best he’s ever had.

Thank wosli3
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Excelente service good food and drinks prices are aforoble music is great Parkin is easy the location is close to Colorado blvd

Thank Byron M
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We have eaten hear many times it is our to go for Mexican in Pasadena. The margaritas or great, and the staff is friendly and accommodating, They will customize your order if you don't see what you want on the menu. On a nice day...More

Thank crodgers34
Reviewed 14 December 2017

The Service: Super attentive! Very efficient service too~ The Food: Love their chicken tostada. The tortilla bowl is so fresh & crunch. Love it!! The chicken is very moist. All the vegetables are fresh. That makes the food taste so much better because of fresh...More

Thank ILoveFoodComa
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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