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Mimi's Cafe

) #517 of 3,991 Restaurants in San Diego $$ - $$$ American
5180 Mission Center Rd, San Diego, CA 92108-3201
+1 619-491-0284
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“pot roast” (2 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
“salads” (3 reviews)
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5180 Mission Center Rd, San Diego, CA 92108-3201
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Was taken here one night while visiting a chef. Came back the next morning. Now I go every time as am in town, which has been at least five visits.

Thank G8523SUpeterp
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The person who checked us into our hotel suggested this restaurant for breakfast. It was a short walk. When I read the reviews I was a little hesitant to try it. I don't think they were at the same place. Just the presentation of this...More

Thank luvnushoez
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We had lunch here and enjoyed it very much. Salads could have been larger for the price, but the fresh made, warm muffins made for a fine lunch. The raisin/carrot muffin was the best and recommended.

Thank john b
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Service was just so, so. Food was high fat, high salt loaded with oil and reminded me of Denny's. No substitutions. My girlfriend ordered "fruit" as a side and there were 3 small pieces. To get some extra grapes we had to talk with the...More

Thank Joel B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Stopped here 2 times during my business visit to grab muffins to go. You know, the very nice large ones. :) They were great and took care of me since I couldn't find a place to grab yogurt and fruit plate. The service was great...More

Thank 1LadyKathy
Reviewed 24 April 2017

A group of us were meeting to celebrate the life of a dear friend who passed. We were given a table in the back. We were able to remember our friend over a delicious meal and wonderful atmosphere

Thank Judith P
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Although the sauce was good. The mussels were small, dry and many weren't even open. You get about 20 small mussels, bread and fries (fries were cold and not great). Better off going to the grocery store and getting frozen pre-cooked mussels in the shells...More

Thank lajollasun
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Three of us ate there yesterday. We selected it, because they have a broad menu, reasonable prices, and were physically located at a convenient midpoint for all of us. One person had a salad and requested certain adjustments, which our server properly recorded and was...More

Thank AlandDiane
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The quality of the food has improved over the past few years to a very high final product. I enjoy going to Mimi's and the service is always excellent.

Thank bostonsig
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This place used to be one of our favorites. However - it seems it has not been the same as of late as far a service is concerned. Servers are sometimes slow and lot paying attention to what you want - takes a while to...More

Thank Dave B
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1 August 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5180 Mission Center Rd, San Diego, CA 92108-3201
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 619-491-0284
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