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El Jimador Mexican Restaurant

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1410 Missouri Blvd, Jefferson City Shopping Plaza, Jefferson City, MO 65109-1728
+1 573-761-1616
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Great tasting food and you will not go home hungry! My favorite place for Mexican in Jeff City. The one on Edgewood has a better atmosphere than the one on Missouri Boulevard.

Thank Diana C
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Monday the special was santa fe chicken for 8.25$. It was great. The margarita I ordered was not that great, however at 1.49$ it wasnt bad at all for the price. Overall nice restaurant.

Thank Nick B
Kansas City, Missouri
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119 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This is a large Mexican restaurant. Food service is fast. Quality and quantity of food is good. Reasonable prices. Margaritas are good. Location is great. Right off of Missouri Boulevard not far from everything else in Jefferson City.

Thank Andy B
Cole Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The p[lace was busy on a Friday night, but they got us right in and the service was very fast and the food was really good.

Thank icecream2017
Level Contributor
44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I love this place. The people are nice and the food is wonderful. Definitely a good place to get some good Mexican food on a budget.

Thank Twitchman1
Jefferson City, Missouri
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Good food, fast service, nice atmosphere. Their taco salad and chimis are good. Have been here dozens of times and always happy.

Thank availableoptions
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

El Jimador is a very nice place to eat. The food is delicious. The service is very quick, and wait staff very friendly. The surroundings in the restaurant are very authentic and nice. Great atmosphere.

Thank Gardenia65
Republic, Missouri
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104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We selected this restaurant based on prior reviews. We should have gone ANYWHERE else. The service was terrible. I asked for a different type of sauce on my order and was told about another restaurant in another city that had that but not here. We had to ask for our beverages FOUR times before they were finally provided after we... More 

Thank Dennis G
Springfield, Illinois
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This restaurant was recommended to me by the locals. I went there to get a take out order and they were very, very busy. Which was actually a good sign. I placed my order, and for as busy as they were, had a really short wait. The staff was very pleasant and my meal was great. I will be back... More 

Thank tracie0427
Jefferson City, Missouri
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Great Mexican food of all kinds, casual indoors or patio, solid service make us return often when we're in the mood for a delicious Mexican meal. Our office often schedules special events here, because everyone finds food they like, and parking is plentiful.

Thank David H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1410 Missouri Blvd, Jefferson City Shopping Plaza, Jefferson City, MO 65109-1728
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Jefferson City
  • Phone Number: +1 573-761-1616

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