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El Jimador Mexican Restaurant

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1410 Missouri Blvd, Jefferson City, MO 65109-1728
+1 573-761-1616
Today
11:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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.

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Thank Twitchman1
Jefferson City, Missouri
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

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

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Thank availableoptions
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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.

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Thank Gardenia65
Republic, Missouri
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106 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Thank Dennis G
Springfield, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 

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Thank tracie0427
Jefferson City, Missouri
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank David H
Missouri
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This has become one of our favorite places to stop for lunch when we are in town for a little shopping. We have enjoyed the fajitas, chimichanga, quesadilla, and several other entrees. The service is always prompt and polite. The food is served quickly and comes out hot. I like the style of rice and beans they provide with many... More 

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Thank Mizzou_SLP
Jefferson City, Missouri
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We love El Jimador! Always good value, good food, great service. We have other Mexican restaurants in town to pick from but by far this is our favorite.

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Thank Kathleen W
Jefferson City, Missouri
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Mexican food is usually about the same, from place to place, but I wasn't wild about this restaurant. The chips were not very good and the salsa boring. The tomato on my salad was almost white. I tend to judge a place down if they don't care enough to find red tomatoes, particularly when it is tomato season! If they... More 

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Thank Kathryn H
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved this place! Delicious food and great margaritas! Service was fast and friendly! We can't wait to go back on our next trip through Jefferson City!

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Thank Crystal B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1410 Missouri Blvd, 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?