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Frequently Asked Questions


When Was El Minuto Cafe Opened?

El Minuto Cafe was opened in 1936 by Juan Shaar


Is El Minuto Still In It's Original Location?

No, El Minuto has been at its current location since 1944


What Happened To The Original Location?
The original location was torn down to construct the freeway


Is El Minuto still owned by the original family?

Yes it is


Are Your Beans Made With Lard?

No, they're made with canola oil

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