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Mitla Cafe

602 North Mount Vernon Ave, San Bernardino, CA 92411
+1 909-888-0460
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average0%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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“taco” (5 reviews)
“enchiladas” (4 reviews)
“tortillas” (2 reviews)
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602 North Mount Vernon Ave, San Bernardino, CA 92411
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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
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This restaurant has been family-owned since its founding in 1937, and my family have been regular customers since 1947. It is straightforward good food, nothing particularly exotic, just plain good. You can't go wrong: homemade tortillas, delicious enchiladas, a ground beef taco that is better...More

Reviewed 8 April 2016

If you want a classic Hwy 66, Mom and Pop (make that Madre y Padre) Mexican cafe you have it here. It's one of those drive-right-past places in an area not on the chain restaurant loop. The place is like stepping back in time, a...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We only stopped for coffee as we were on a tight time schedule but wished we could have eaten there. The food we saw looked very appetising. The staff we very friendly and made us very welcome.

Thank frank19452015
Reviewed 28 September 2015

SO I am almost 60 years old and have been coming to Mitlas since I was born. Over the years our family has narrowed down the menu to our favorite. There is only one dish I get and everyone in my family gets it. It...More

Thank Celeste T
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Had always been a great place for great authentic Mexican food, but lately they have lost their touch, running out of food, not offering good service, forgetting orders, just terrible experience, so disappointed, might have to wait a long time, before trying again.

Thank Jnkellet
Reviewed 17 June 2015

This is a lively restaurant and although it's on a tourist trail, it's full of locals too. Service was friendly and fast, and the food was really enjoyable: great value, filling and tasty. The menu had a decent selection of dishes including daily lunch specials,...More

Thank Kykylala
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Salsa was great. Chips, pretty good. The Carne Asada meat was pretty scary, quality wise. Again with the cheddar cheese all over the beans. Gross. My buddy had the combo plate and it was the same. French fries were served with the carne asada plate...More

Thank AlexCris15
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

Really good mexican food in and authentic setting. A lot of route 66 decoration. Good friendly staff. Lots of local hispanics present.

Thank Murray S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 North Mount Vernon Ave, San Bernardino, CA 92411
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bernardino
  • Phone Number: +1 909-888-0460
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