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Mitla Cafe

602 N Mount Vernon Ave, San Bernardino, CA 92411-2604
+1 909-888-0460
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“taco” (5 reviews)
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602 N Mount Vernon Ave, San Bernardino, CA 92411-2604
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

On our way to Tucson, AZ we realized we were close to San Bernardino so we headed south and found the restaurant. We had eaten here before when we stayed at the WigWam Motel and they recommended the Cafe for dinner. Lunch on this trip...More

Thank JohnandDeb2
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We were looking for a traditional, classic Mexican food spot that served combinations including specifically Chile Rellenos, Enchiladas and Crispy Tacos. At Mitla Cafe, our dream came true. Celebrating 80 years of service, Mitla Cafe in San Bernadino hits the spot on big flavor, friendly...More

1  Thank Kip L
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I moved away twenty years ago and still have not found any Mexican Restaurants that come close to Mitla Cafe. Every visit to this area will require several dinners here. Their daily specials are excellent but anything on the menu is very good.

Thank Jim1008
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Coming here since 1978. Family owned and operated. Best chili relleno in the IE. Great soups and breakfast. Tuesday night was packed, a tribute to great food and service was excellent. Highly recommend trying this place if you are in San Bernardino! I remember Vera...More

Thank Pat L
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Mitlas is beloved by the locals. The line forming outside before opeming and the many pictures on the walls make that apparent. The restaurant has been part of the community for generations. You get that feeling from the friendly staff. However, if you're not endeared...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We ate here because of the history and it has been open about 80 years which is always a good sign. First this place is not in a great part of town, luckily we went before it got dark! I would say the food was...More

Thank angeladawn77
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Four of us stopped in here on a Sunday while I was visiting my friends. The place was packed!! That's always a good sign of great food!! This place has been in business for 80 years to!! My friend knew the owner so I had...More

Thank Bobby31225
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

My first of many trips to Mitla's was in about 1942, so I'm prejudiced. Each tortilla is made by hand and served warm. The food is fantastic, and the service manages to keep up with the crowds without reservations. The decor is unpretentious, but with...More

Thank roadtrekker
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I had the chili rellenos soup. First time ever having it in a soup. Best meal ever!!! I don't mean best Mexican food, I mean this was the best food I've eaten. The perfectly cooked, batter dipped, cheese stuffed chili was nestled in a clear...More

Thank craig g
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Glen Bell worked at a burger joint in front of Mitlas 70 years ago and noticed customers lining up for an "American taco" made with crispy shell, ground beef, grated yellow cheese, fresh lettuvce and salsa. Seeing the success of McDonalds, he got a job...More

Thank Jeffrey M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 N Mount Vernon Ave, San Bernardino, CA 92411-2604
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bernardino
  • Phone Number: +1 909-888-0460
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