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Cafe Mundial

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514 S Myrtle Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016-2814
+1 626-303-2233
Tue - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
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Arcadia, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, which was delicious, and found lunch specials as well as $10 Senior Nights on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Lovely ambiance, good wine, and Christopher is a super waiter.

Thank nbadams7
Arcadia, California
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Bartender nice and tries to please. Food is good and service is good but lacks a little excitement. I want to go back and try the wine tasting seems like a value. I will say they are generous to the community with donations which makes a difference in my book.

Thank tek4aek
Monrovia, California
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The food was average, nothing special about it and therefore on the expensive side, expensive wine list. The one dish we were impressed with was the cream of asparagus. On the weekends there is live music inside and really good one , particularly the guitar and violin, a plus to consider. I think they are trying but the food doesn't... More 

Thank bugasm101
Monrovia, California
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We've been here a few times. The food is pretty fantastic...except for the seafood ravioli in alfredo sauce. Wife ordered and it was so rich she didn't enjoy. To be truthful thats the only bad dish in years and not sure why its on the menu as their red sauced dishes are flawless in taste and execution.

Thank frazgo
Santa Monica, California
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91 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

If we could eat here every day, we would, but we need to keep some good things in life as rare eats to help heal the bad days which get healed from eating Mundial's miracle cures. The vegetarian options are plentiful. Pastas cooled al dente, and the hummus bread is a nice touch, and service is superb. Quality food and... More 

Thank MotherTravels
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

It was delicious! Atmosphere is casual yet swanky. It was busy, the waiter was nice and the food was very tasty. Enjoyed our dinner, the place is Italian with twist

Thank Acini
West Covina, California
1 review
Reviewed 24 September 2015

I have been going to Café Mundial for several years now and have always found the food exquisite and the atmosphere warm and inviting. Great place to eat and enjoy the street fair.

Thank Rebecca G
Sierra Madre, California
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Our party of five was the only one there from 7:30 PM until closing. Not only was the restaurant empty, but the beer taps were all empty except for one. On asking about this, we were told that the restaurant was empty because it was Tuesday night and the beer taps were empty because of the weekend rush. Maybe this... More 

Thank Mark I
York, PA
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119 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2015

My wife and I had an excellent experience with food and service(from Jennifer) on a recent visit. We knew nothing of Monrovia or Cafe Mundial prior to this visit. We had a "light" dinner that Friday night with Sangria (we are told was made in-house and was excellent), Carrot soup, a Shrimp Tempura Appetizer, and a Margarita Pizza. All were... More 

Thank K&CYork
San Diego, California
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290 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

It must be hard to establish your reputation on the "restaurant row" of downtown Monrovia, but this restaurant deserves a higher rating and more reviews. Luncheon begin with a wonderful homemade hummus and bread offering, and the asparagus appetizer was to come back for. It was a good serving of asparagus covered with bread crumbs and parmesan cheese and then... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 25
Italian, French, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 S Myrtle Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016-2814
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monrovia
  • Phone Number: +1 626-303-2233

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