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Whether you’re stopping in for Brunch on Sunday to enjoy our authentic Mexican cuisine and handmade tortillas (just like abuelita used to make them); taking a break on a warm summer day for an antojito like the Coktel de Camaron or Baja Ceviche Clasico; indulging in a refreshing Coronita on the patio; coming together with friends and family over rustic meals like Birria and Chile Relleno; bringing your special someone to enjoy the stunning sunset views and soft glow of the lanterns – we welcome you to eat, drink and celebrate with Luminarias. Feel like you’re in the center of beautiful and bustling Mexico City with all the familiar sights, sounds, tastes and smells of Luminarias.
Please contact the restaurant for reservations over 12 guests. We will do our best to accommodate your reservation
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Mexican, Seafood, Contemporary Mexican
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Mon - Fri: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Sun - Thurs: 4pm-10pm
Friday & Saturday: 4pm-11pm
Brunch: Sat: 11:00am - 2:30pm
Sun: 10am - 2:30pm
Corporate Center Drive
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Luminarias is proud to partner with SRC Event Group, one of southern California’s leading event production companies. SRC Event Group specializes in custom catering menus, detailed coordination and innovative design services for off-site corporate and social events. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Luminarias offers complimentary valet parking as well as self-parking.
Private Party Facilities:
We feature elegant banquet and meeting facilities that can accommodate from 25 to 700 guests. Our Professional Catering Staff will be happy to assist you with all your event planning needs. Our menus and packages have been carefully chosen to offer you the widest selection and have been competitively priced for ultimate flexibility in event planning.
Private Party Contact:
Debbie Dominguez: (323) 268-4363
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Feel on top of the world in beautiful San Gabriel Valley. Just off of Interstate 10, Luminarias hacienda shines brightly on the hillside of Monterey Park with striking views, a tropical atmosphere, glamorous event spaces, unrivaled service, traditional Mexican dining and all-inclusive planning.
Whether you’re celebrating a milestone or planning a business event, we welcome you to Luminarias. Our experienced special events team is dedicated to making your next corporate event, wedding reception, quinceñera, social gathering or private party unforgettable.
Please contact email@example.com to book your event. We look forward to sharing in your celebration!
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Luminarias Ratings and Reviews
Had a large party. The restaurant was able to quickly adjust. We were seated right away. Constant flow of food and drinks. The server Jose was great and the manager Ignacio was amazing. Huge variety of food for brunch. Love their hand-made tortillas and fresh grilled fajitas.
We saw online you had the 3 course meal for $27.95 from 4-5:30pm. Neither the host nor waiter Knew about it. We made reservation online. When we walked in, the host just asked "2 people?" Then took us to the booth. I said we had. Reservation but he didn't care. When we got home, I received email asking why we didn't show up.
Food portion was small, quality substandard. Definitely not worth the money. We expected much more since this fancy restaurant is up on the hill. Everyday hundreds of thousands motorists can see the sign. What a shame. No wonder only 3 table were occupied including ours while we ate there. Improve, or you won't last very long.
We were seated in one of the booths right on the walkway. There must have been at least 100 people that walked by as we were eating. I could have handled that but then they took a giant overflowing trash can on a cart past us on the way to the exit. For the price you are paying the ambiance was a huge disappointment.
Service and entertainment great. Food was horrible and cold. We went to Luminarias for Thanksgiving brunch. No regular mashed potatoes, only garlic. Stuffing was dry and super salty. No sweet potatoes. Only one pumpkin pie to feed about 100. Pumpkin pie was horrible. Cheap champagne in mimosas. Seems like management just bought a bunch of random crap at Smart and Final and put it out for consumption. For $50 per person I would expect a little better. ADA compliant but not elderly friendly as there is only one ramp inside restaurant and many stairs. Deeply saddened that the only "nice place" that is East LA adjacent is such a disappointment. Next year we shall drive a little further and spend a little bit more at the Dal Rae. Bye Luminarias!
Chicken fajitas were great! Tasty and tender! I don't like tomatoes, so the green and red peppers, onions and chicken mixed in well. I also don't eat Spanish rice, so I had double refried beans, delicious! My partner had the carnitas, they were tasty and tender too! We also had the fried ice cream, it is a must!
Our server was very attentive, but not pushy; she genuinely seemed interested in making sure we had a wonderful time, and we did! The 6 people that were 2 tables away from us seemed to be getting a little too much to drink (they were well on their way when we got there, and still going at it when we left), and therefore louder than expected for this room... that's the only reason I only rated only 4 stars on "ambiance", which really wasn't the restaurant's fault, I guess. Bottom line: we will definitely be returning!
Not even joking, when we approached the hostess, she said, “do you need something?” Fortunately the server was more friendly. Food was either mediocre or too spicy to tell how it tasted. Place was empty at 6:30 on a Friday night, so maybe everyone else already knew what we learned.
In a review I'm inclined to let everyone know the negatives of this joint. So, first off, the selection was a bit overwhelming. There was a room full of food. A bar to get freaky made chilaquiles, Benedicts and omelettes. Then there was the carving station and the outdoor grill with carne asada, pollo, sausage, and of course all of the fixings! I mean, how much can one person eat! Second. Fresh Benedicts and chilaquiles? Who does that? Can't you just stick to the days of old and provide the soggy English muffin, lukewarm eggs, and slightly congealed hollandaise? And finally.. this puts it over the top: chocolate fountain. You already expect me to wander this restaurant selecting my own food, and now I'm provided fresh strawberries, pineapple, rice Krispy treats, marshmallows, etc. And you want me to dip them in chocolate, to my own liking?
You have really disappointed me. We will be back!
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