Enjoy extra fun facts about El Jimador Mexican Restaurant & Cantina in this special online article and read more about its signature fried ice cream in the article, “We All Scream for Ice Cream.”
El Jimador Fun Facts
• El Jimador opened its first location on Missouri Boulevard near the turn of the millennium, and opened its Edgewood Drive location six years ago.
• Even though there are more than 75 regular menu items and 30 combination platters to choose from, Pollo Bandido, fajitas and quesadillas are a few of the biggest sellers at El Jimador’s restaurants, according to Tony Vareas, assistant manager at the Edgewood El Jimador.
• El Jimador staff makes the delicious fried ice cream and sopapillas fresh in-house. However, they offer a variety of desserts including flan, ice cream, cheesecake chimis with ice cream and banana chimichangas.
• Kids may love the vast array of menu items available at El Jimador’s two locations. However, they also offer an array of kid-friendly, delectable dishes, including the cheese quesadilla, chicken fingers, chicken nuggets, beef taco, beef burrito, beef burrito and beef taco, hamburger, beef enchilada, small taco salad or macaroni and cheese. All are served with either Mexican rise and beans or French fries, depending on the meal.
El Jimador has two Jefferson City locations: 1410 Missouri Blvd. and 2930 W. Edgewood Dr. For more information, call the 573-761-1616 (Missouri Blvd.) or 573-638-0232 (Edgewood) or visit ElJimadorMexRestaurant.com.