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Mimita's Cuban Cafe

1950 N. Arizona Ave.
Chandler, AZ 85225
Mimita's Cuban Cafe

Jackie Mercandetti Best shared, the Cuban comfort dish arroz con pollo a la chorrera at Mimita's is worth the wait.


  • Mon - Thu 11:30 AM - 8:00 PM Fri 11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Sat 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Sun 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • $$
  • Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
This family-owned restaurant in Chandler serves up classic Cuban comfort foods in a cheery, pleasant atmosphere and with service as friendly as the fare. For a snack or a light meal, try the empanadas or a medianoche sandwich (similar to the Cuban, but with sweet, eggy, challah-like bread). Exceptional entrees include the Cuban roast pork dish, lechon asado, lightly sweet picadillo criollo (Cuban-style hash), and the classic ropa vieja. End the meal with a shot of café Cubano and lightly fried and twisted pastries in an anise-laced syrup called bunuelos cubanos. For planners who call ahead, dishes of paella valenciana and arroz con pollo a la chorrera (soupy chicken and rice), which require one to two hours of preparation, are worth the wait.

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