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9812 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA 92071-3834
+1 619-562-2644
07:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Spring Valley, California
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290 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Try the amazing bananas foster waffle with caramel syrup, It is worth the drive! Probably available in all of the Mimi's but this store has great service and our Sunday brunch meal was served with a smile. Son had eggs and ham, wife had some kind of house special omelet and everyone raved.

Thank kenmac1
El Cajon, California
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442 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went to Mimi's on Wednesday because they have 1/2 off a bottle of wine. Brittney our server was so nice and bubbly as she helped us have a good meal. My wife and I both had the Meat Loaf, with mashed potatoes, green beans with onions and bacon, and the most delicious sauce we have every... More 

Thank grandslamhomer
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Food is good but the service is too slow! Not pricy and carrot raisin bread is wonderful. There is Kentucky of parking. Good for small or large groups.

Thank Patty S
San Diego, California
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We've been going to Mimi's off and on for years. You can always be guaranteed of a good meal, no matter what you select from their huge menu.

Thank HappyTraveler92120
El Cajon
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We eat at Mimi's every couple weeks. The food is always good and servers at warm and friendly. The menu has a large variety. Yummy chicken pot pies & quiches. They have the best muffins. Oh, and when you sit down, they bring a basket of breads & mini muffins. :) I'd say it's an upscale family style restaurant with... More 

Thank coleenowens
Santee, California
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Its a very clean and very nice inside, a bit expensive for me but they have great Turkey Dinner, enough to share.

Thank ritavalencia2016
El Cajon, California
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442 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Tonight I took my wife for her Birthday Dinner to Mimi's Cafe in Santee, CA. Kaila Sullivan our server was so nice and had a very bubbly style as she took good care of us and handled our every need. Once again Mimi's meals were very delicious. We had some fresh home made bread and carrot raisin muffins for appetizers,... More 

1 Thank grandslamhomer
San Diego, California
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Overall the meal was OK. Split a Caesar salad...very small do not share. You get a small loaf of bread and 2 muffins. Not warm but OK. We chose the New York with peppercorn sauce and fries. Fries were fine, one steak very good, one could not eat half of it for the gristle and fat. waitress never came by... More 

Thank howard92020
Santee, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Very relaxed atmosphere for the most part. Great service and very special menu. You can always find interesting choices with the French flair. More intimate and quieter than most restaurants in town. Great for special occasions.

1 Thank lb9191
Santee, California
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116 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I don't eat here often but my wife and daughter do regularly. The menu has breakfast, lunch and dinner items and although not terribly exciting, it still has a pretty good selection. I like the omelette with mushrooms and Bri cheese. my wife and daughter age 15 yrs. like lunch. Fairly priced and pretty good portion sizes on plates. If... More 

1 Thank Dave A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, French, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9812 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA 92071-3834
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santee
  • Phone Number: +1 619-562-2644

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