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El Merendero

242 S Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91766-1705
+1 909-622-2430
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“pan dulce” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
242 S Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91766-1705
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Was referred to this place by a family member and it hit the spot! Bring an appetite! I attempted #39 but couldn't finish it all. The chips, green sauce, and red sauce are all amazing.

Thank gottabefresh
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This place continues to be some of the best tasting Mexican food in Pomona. The food is constant, clean, and the flavors on point. The chilaquiles with two eggs are awesome (I like the green sauce). The chicken chimi is great, just a ton of...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Dine in or take home servings are never shy of filling, great classic atmosphere , all around homey. Don't forget to have a margarita there refreshing no doubt and ice tea is swell for the non alcohol prefered.

Thank brianhT8064YB
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Nice portions and low prices. Food was average. Great refried beans and carne asada steak was large.

Reviewed 24 March 2017

This place has very delicious quick dishes. One of my favorites is the chicken enchiladas. I love how convenient it is and how late i can pick up dinner.

Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Eat here are once a week. Try the chicken wet burrito, but substitute the rice with potatoes instead! Cover with Verde sause!

Thank mturner149
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My family has been coming to El Merendero for over 30 years. They have the best bread in Cali. Many of us have moved away from Pomona but whenever we are near or passing through Pomona we ALWAYS stop and get some bread for the...More

Thank candyygirrl2002
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We have been going to El Merendero for years. Not the best Mexican food, but certainly very good and consistent. The chips and salsa are a good starter. The salsa has just the right amount of kick to it. The chile verde plate is good...More

1  Thank kirk k
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The food is good but the service is not very friendly and slow. Authentic cuisine and very casual dining. Tasty panaderia...

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The waiter was great and they had nice tvs in the eating area. But the food was below average. The chips are good but you have to keep asking for salsa.

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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 242 S Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91766-1705
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pomona
  • Phone Number: +1 909-622-2430
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