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Cielito Lindo Restaurant

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1612 Santa Anita Ave, South El Monte, CA 91733-3410
+1 626-442-1254
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11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 00:00
Tue 11:00 - 18:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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Sacramento, California
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505 reviews
423 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

First of all, Mariachi del Sol is one of the best! They are all accomplished musicians and singers in their own right, and sound fantastic together. They do two or three shows a night! The admission? Just order dinner! The food is very good. I had the grilled fish filet and it was well seasoned and perfectly cooked, served with... More 

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Arcadia, California
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

We were guests of another couple who go there every week. This is our 2nd time there. It was as superb as it was the first visit. Beautiful buffet with yummy food! Excellent, attentive staff. A fun place to be surrounded by so many other, happy people!

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Thank KarenJo130
socal
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

Went for a birthday celebration on Sunday morning brunch. Variety of food that was tasty, excellent service and excellent mariachi band entertainment. Have been here many times and will keep coming back. Highly recommended!

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Thank Rickrae60
Connecticut
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99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

I just got the beef taquitos in the avocado sauce for a snack and they changed my life! They were outstanding and I am sad that I can't have them every day!

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Thank ErikaDuenas
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

What to choose? Stopped by this wonderful restaurant as it was recommended by a local colleague. Fresh made tortillas, rice, refried beans, and multiple choices of meat...chicken, beef, pork each in a savory sauce cooked beautifully. The meat was tender and seasoned with love. Came by during lunch but will likely return again to experience the entertainment offered in the... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2015

We came to dinner here on a Sunday not knowing that they have a Mariachi Band playing. They start at 5:00pm while we enjoyed our dinner. Food was very good and the Flan was Excellent. This is a nice place for a family celebration or just to have a nice family dinner. The staff was very hopeful and friendly.

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Thank MDBaz
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2015

I went to the Friday Happy Hour with couple of friends. They had half priced drinks and appetizers from 4-8 P.M. I got there early at about 4:30 P.M. and there was a small crowd of about 15 people. They had a small table of free homemade chips, two different picante, cucumbers and carrots with ranch dressing, delicious beans and... More 

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Hacienda Heights, California
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

My family and friends have only been here to eat their buffet lunch on week days. WE have always enjoyed their good food and a nice variety at their buffet. SERVICE: They are Always very polite and friendly and give very good service. FOOD: A good variety of very tasty foods in their buffet and on their menu. PARKING: Plenty... More 

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Thank donisland
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2014

If your looking to be entertained by the best Mariachi Band in the world today stop in Cielito Lindo in El Monte. they have all the typical Mexican Restaurant dishes. Carne Asada, Enchiladas, etc.. but the most pleasing thing for me was to be able to walk in and enjoy the best Mariachi Band in all of North America and... More 

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santa monica
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2013

Just walked in at lunch time. A beautiful buffet with a wide variety of Mexican food. Delicious. Very helpful staff and reasonable prices. It is a spacious room, and very comfortable and friendly. We'll come back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Latin, Mexican, Spanish
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1612 Santa Anita Ave, South El Monte, CA 91733-3410
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South El Monte
  • Phone Number: +1 626-442-1254

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