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Mimi's Cafe

3373 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003-5075
+1 805-644-1388
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“onion soup” (3 reviews)
“french dip” (2 reviews)
“soups” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, International
$$ - $$$
3373 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003-5075
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We were traveling home from a trip and stopped here for dinner. We had eaten here before and liked the restaurant. This time around the menu had changed and was limited on the type of foods we liked. The staff were friendly but the service...More

Thank Edward Y
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Ok so it;s not Paris, but it's kinda cool vibe reminds me of Paris, and the food is always very good. This place gets busy, but even if you wait a bit you wait in comfort and can look at all the French decor. The...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Understated but authentic French cuisine. Salmon on wilted spinach, the cream sauce is creme de la creme! Jambalaya reminded me of New Orleans. Family atmosphere. Fun. The mud pie is extravagant.

Thank Ed G
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch. Had the comb 1/2 sandwich and spinach salad. Great service & food. Restaurant has great location with plenty of parking.

Thank Ed J
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We were there on a Sunday morning at 9;00 a.m. They had just opened up and it was nice and quiet. I had the eggs benedict and my partner had the full breakfast with pancakes.

Thank catlily2015
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Where do I start? We asked what the specials were. The waitress pointed to a chalk board that was at the other end of the room. We told her we couldn't see that far so she reluctantly told us about the specials. The three of...More

Thank Lepha
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We decided to simplify the Thanksgiving meal for nine of us: in-town and out-of-town guests. Mimi's was a good choice with their fixed meal at $19/each; not overly pricey, thank you! We had a choice of soup/salad, dark/white meat and pumpkin or pecan pie. Atmosphere...More

Thank JFGainesville
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I have not eaten at a Mimis for a long time. And I have never eaten at this Mimis. Very inviting exterior with a little patio seating area right off the front door. Host was not at his station but after a small wait he...More

Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I am visiting Ventura, CA.for a couple of weeks. I used to live here, so I decided to go to Mimi's for lunch. I can not believe how high the prices have gotten. I order a turkey club and it was almost $10 and there...More

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 30 June 2016

For the life of me, I have no idea how this place stays in business. The service is pretty bad but the food tastes like it was frozen, thawed, "cooked" and slapped on your plate.

Thank Robert C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3373 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93003-5075
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ventura
  • Phone Number: +1 805-644-1388
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