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Flaming Fajitas and Margaritas Replace Comfort Food Favorites on the Westside

Los Cucos Mexican Cafe replaces Mimi’s Cafe near Summerlin

Los Cucos Mexican Cafe is bringing Mexican menu favorites, plus margaritas and cocktails to the westside.
Los Cucos Mexican Cafe
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For the second time, Los Cucos Mexican Cafe from Houston takes over a vacant Mimi’s Cafe restaurant and already started construction on expanding its popular Mexican menu to the westside.

The Mimi’s Cafe located at 1121 S. Fort Apache Road shuttered earlier this year, close to the intersection of Charleston Boulevard, with its menu of American and French-inspired casual breakfast and brunch menu served for the past 13 years. The chain’s remaining two branches in the Las Vegas area continue serving in Centennial and Henderson.

Work on the large, stand-alone, 6,672-square-foot building will include remodeling the exterior and changing the interior layout, but construction permits note no further structural improvements and hint that the new restaurant might open within the next six months.

Los Cucos Mexican Cafe arrived from Texas in 2016, moving to Spring Valley and taking over a different Mimi’s location on the Arroyo Crossing Parkway.

Operating more than a dozen locations including a Sandy, Utah, venue, the lengthy Mexican cafe menu in Las Vegas is available for lunch or dinner and includes familiar favorites of seafood, ceviches, lunch specials, fajitas, parrilladas, carnitas, and happy hour deals.

Plans for the parent company to open Vida Mariscos Seafood & Sports Bar on Flamingo Road appear to have currently stalled.

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Mimi’s Cafe

1121 S Fort Apache Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89117 (702) 341-0365 Visit Website

Los Cucos Mexican Cafe

1121 S Fort Apache Rd, Las Vegas, NV Visit Website