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Mi Casa

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5549 Woodruff Ave, Lakewood, CA 90713-1534
+1 562-867-8701
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10:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sun 08:00 - 21:30
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Lakewood, California
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

food here is good. Family run business and always courteous. Carne Asada omelet is delicious. Everything we've tried is good.

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Thank annamarieolivarez
Sacramento, California
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562 reviews
467 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

The best thing they have for midday is an extensive daily lunch special menu. Some of the items are full meals, like a dinner, and some are smaller portions, but all at special lunch pricing. The Burrito is huge (two or three could share one), the chicken tacos are good, and the Campechana is tasty, but a smaller portion.

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Thank george p
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were taken to Mi Casa by our family who live in Lakewood. No question you will be made to feel at home in this small, cozy Mexican restaurant.The food is prepared authentic home style, hearty and tasty. Service is quick and friendly. Mi Casa is located in a small strip center and easy to miss, however it is well... More 

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Bellflower, California
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a small family owned restaurant. The food is always great and the service is friendly and efficient. The owner is there frequently and she always asks everyone how their food is. Great for families and friends. They only serve beer and wine, no hard liquor.

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1 Thank Cheryl G
Lakewood, California
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176 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I am not sure why anyone would have travel plans to visit Lakewood, California. Maybe it's because Lakewood was the first planned community in the nation after WWII? Perhaps it is because the city installed a garbage disposal in every newly-built home in the 1950s? Because it is "Tree City, USA?" An Olympic athlete graduated from Lakewood High? Nope! It's... More 

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L A County
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Mi Casa is one of those restaurants that make you feel like home, in many ways. The service is good, but sometimes you have to speak up to get refills of tea, etc. The food is superb, made in the traditional ways. The Chili Rellno is superb, nicely filled and not too hot. All the burritos are well filled and... More 

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1 Thank Frugal_Hungry_Man
Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

Located in a strip mall and lit with overhead fluorescent lighting, Mi Casa won't win any design awards. But that's not why you come here. The menu is the typical California Mexican fare. Portions are generous and the services attentive and helpful. Will definitely return.

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Thank LightPro
L A County
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

A little "hole in the wall" - well maybe a bit larger that a hole - restaurant that serves really good, made in-house Mexican food. Great re-fried beans and Mexican Rice. Chile Rellenos are a real treat here - great flavor, great cheese.

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Thank Frugal_Hungry_Man
Bellflower, California
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015

Mi Casa is a family-owned and operated restaurant which started out in one space in a strip mall and has expanded to three connected spaces, and there is still a wait at times because the food is that good! They have all the usual things that Mexican restaurants typically serve, but theirs is so much better! We recently took a... More 

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Thank Cheryl G
Sacramento, California
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562 reviews
467 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

This family restaurant is quick to serve, and offers a variety of traditional Mexican selections with decent prices. Check it out for an afternoon lunch. Parking is a little tight in front of this strip mall, and there is a security guard who makes sure you are in the correct spaces.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:30
Monday
10:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:30
Thursday
10:00 - 21:30
Friday
08:00 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5549 Woodruff Ave, Lakewood, CA 90713-1534
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: +1 562-867-8701

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