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Cafe Mundial

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514 S Myrtle Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016-2814
+1 626-303-2233
09:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
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Monrovia, California
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We've been here a few times. The food is pretty fantastic...except for the seafood ravioli in alfredo sauce. Wife ordered and it was so rich she didn't enjoy. To be truthful thats the only bad dish in years and not sure why its on the menu as their red sauced dishes are flawless in taste and execution.

Thank frazgo
Santa Monica, California
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69 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

If we could eat here every day, we would, but we need to keep some good things in life as rare eats to help heal the bad days which get healed from eating Mundial's miracle cures. The vegetarian options are plentiful. Pastas cooled al dente, and the hummus bread is a nice touch, and service is superb. Quality food and... More 

Thank MotherTravels
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

It was delicious! Atmosphere is casual yet swanky. It was busy, the waiter was nice and the food was very tasty. Enjoyed our dinner, the place is Italian with twist

Thank Acini
West Covina, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

I have been going to Café Mundial for several years now and have always found the food exquisite and the atmosphere warm and inviting. Great place to eat and enjoy the street fair.

Thank Rebecca G
Sierra Madre, California
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

Our party of five was the only one there from 7:30 PM until closing. Not only was the restaurant empty, but the beer taps were all empty except for one. On asking about this, we were told that the restaurant was empty because it was Tuesday night and the beer taps were empty because of the weekend rush. Maybe this... More 

Thank Mark I
York, PA
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119 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015

My wife and I had an excellent experience with food and service(from Jennifer) on a recent visit. We knew nothing of Monrovia or Cafe Mundial prior to this visit. We had a "light" dinner that Friday night with Sangria (we are told was made in-house and was excellent), Carrot soup, a Shrimp Tempura Appetizer, and a Margarita Pizza. All were... More 

Thank K&CYork
San Diego, California
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257 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

It must be hard to establish your reputation on the "restaurant row" of downtown Monrovia, but this restaurant deserves a higher rating and more reviews. Luncheon begin with a wonderful homemade hummus and bread offering, and the asparagus appetizer was to come back for. It was a good serving of asparagus covered with bread crumbs and parmesan cheese and then... More 

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arcadia, california, usa
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

We've previously dined at Mundial and suspected that dinner on New Year's Eve would not be especially memorable. Although they were not heavily booked at the time of our meal, the service was slow and ponderous. In fact, some requests such as bread, butter, etc., took forever to arrive. Soups were served a just above room temperature and had to... More 

Thank gregory b
Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2014

My family and I have been going to this restaurant since it opened. Unfortunately, they got a new chef and hanged up the menu. Neither of these changes are good. The risotto was uncooked and our favorite item is no longer on the menu. I hate to say it, but we are not going back any more, which is sad,... More 

Thank JR125
Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2014 via mobile

The out side drew me in, and when I heard the live music I fell in love with the place. The decor was so magical lol.. its a must see! I live in las vegas and was just visiting. When I go back I will definiteley be visiting again! ♡

Thank yniguez779

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
Italian, French, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 S Myrtle Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016-2814
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monrovia
  • Phone Number: +1 626-303-2233

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