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Milagros Mexican Restaurant

By Katerina Gasset

In my neighborhood in Indian Hills in Provo, we are a close-knit community. We get together frequently to go to events, restaurants, museums, and other activities together.

Last month, we had our Literary Guild meeting. We chose to go out to lunch together. One of the ladies said we should try Milagros, a Mexican restaurant in Orem, Utah. 

The food was delicious, and the service was top-notch. Altogether we were  a group of 17 ladies. The staff connected several tables together, so we could all sit together. 

The decor was traditional and festive. Here are some photos I took:

Photos I took of the festive decors at Milagros Restaurant in Orem Utah
Decors at the Milagros Mexican Restaurant in Provo Utah where our Indian Provo Literary Guild ate lunch

I had a wonderful time. 

The food came out quickly. I was actually surprised. 

One of my friends ordered the seafood ceviche, which was absolutely delicious. 

Milagro’s offers a variety of vegetarian menu choices. 

Chimichanga and Other Authentic Mexican Dishes Served at the Milagros Mexican Restaurant near Provo Utah

I had a tough time choosing between the Happy Enchiladas and the Spinach Enchiladas. 

I ended up choosing the Spinach Enchiladas. 

And that was a great choice! The spinach was fresh too! 

Several of the ladies chose the Chimichanga, which seems to always be a hit at Mexican restaurants, and Milagros was no exception. 


Location of Milagros Mexican Restaurant near Provo

Exterior Photo of Milagros Mexican Restaurant- a great place to eat authentic Mexican food in Orem/Provo Utah

The Milagros Mexican Restaurant is located at 970 West 800 North Orem, UT


Milagros Mexican Restaurant Opening Hours in Orem Utah

Sign Board Outside Milagros Mexican Restaurant

The Milagros Mexican Restaurant in Orem, Utah, is open: 

Monday – Thursday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

Friday – Saturday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

Sunday: Closed


How Milagros Mexican Restaurant in Orem Started

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Milagros Mexican Restaurant in Orem, Utah, differs from your average Mexican restaurant. It all started with a genuine passion for authentic Mexican cuisine.  

The talented chef behind Milagros, Dave Tuomisto, embarked on an incredible culinary adventure spanning months with one goal: to showcase the rich traditions and flavors of the Bajio region of Mexico to Utah. 

Chef Dave’s journey to bring the essence of Mexico to Utah was a story of hard work and sacrifice. He dedicated countless hours to researching and testing recipes from the women of the region, who generously shared their culinary secrets. 

Chef Dave’s commitment to finding authentic recipes reflects the high standards of quality he upholds at Milagros. What sets this restaurant apart is its dedication to using locally sourced, fresh vegetables and fruits. With a passion for the freshest and highest quality ingredients, every dish at Milagros bursts with flavors and nutrition.  

One of Chef Dave’s specialties is slow-roasted meats, inspired by the Spanish influence of the Bajio region. These meats are marinated in a blend of spices and fruit juices, resulting in a unique and incredible flavor. 

Milagros also offers signature items like Mata Hambre, which features oven-roasted pork, grilled steak, and tender chicken breast. The baby back ribs are marinated for two days in freshly squeezed fruit juices, showcasing Chef Dave’s innovative approach to Mexican cuisine. 

A culinary masterpiece at Milagros is their chile relleno. A large, fresh poblano pepper is expertly stuffed with Fundido cheese, then batter-dipped and deep-fried to create a golden, crispy perfection. 

Milagros also serves mouthwatering seafood enchiladas and other ocean-inspired dishes. 


Menu of Milagros Mexican Restaurant in Orem, Utah 

Photo of the Menu I took during our lunch at Milagros Mexican Restaurant in Orem

The prices at Milagros Mexican Restaurant may vary over time. Still, I will do my best to provide you with the latest updates. There are no guarantees! 

Milagros Mexican Restaurant in Orem, Utah, currently has no reported health violations by the Utah County Department of Health. You can check the provided link if you would like to verify this information yourself. 

Milagros Drive-Thru Menu

Mexican Pizza
Chicken Mango Salad
Tostada Grande 

Step 1 Choose ONE Entrée - $10.99

Mexican Pizza
Quesadilla
Tostada Grande
Burrito
Two Tacos
Or Chicken Mango Salad $11.99

Step 2 Choose ONE Protein 

Chile Verde Pork
Mexican Chicken 

Step 3 Choose TWO Sides

Black Beans
Refried Beans
Sweet Rice
Spanish Rice
Sautéed Chili Corn 

FREE ADD ON - Caramelized Sweet Onion 

MAKE IT A COMBO

Includes choice of Two Salsas 
Medium Drink, Chips & Salas - Add $4.99
Large Drink, Chips & Salsa - Add $5.49 

MILAGROS FLAUTAS 

Specially blended corn and flour tortilla, rolled, and cooked to crispy perfection 

Mexican Street Corn Flauta - $4.99
Pork Chile Verde Flauta - $4.99

CHIPS & DIPS 

Chips & Salsa - $2.99
Lumpy Garden
MILD Salsa
Green Tomatillo
SWEET Salsa
Smooth Red
SPICY Salsa 

CHIPS & QUESO - $5.99
Milagros Famous Queso Fundido 

CHIPS & FRESH GUACAMOLE - $5.99

KIDS MEALS 

Includes 1 Side & Soft Drink 

Cheese Quesadilla $4.99
Bean Burrito

SOFT DRINKS

Medium - $2.49
Large - $2.99

HORCHATA

Cinnamon or Strawberry - $3.49 

Milagros Restaurant Dine In & Takeout Menu

STARTERS

Taquitos
Hand rolled, fresh cooked, crisp tacos. Choose pork or chicken. Served with cheese, sour cream, pico de gallo and side of enchilada sauce. 

Nachos Milagros
“Hall of Fame Nachos!” A heaping plate of fresh chips layered with melted cheese, beans and your choice of chicken, beef, or pork. Smothered in red or green enchilada sauce. Topped with sour cream, guacamole, and pico de gallo. 

Cheese Quesadilla 
Fresh flour tortilla filled with monterey jack and cheddar cheese. Garnished with lettuce, pico de gallo and sour cream. 

B Doman Nachos 
That’s right #11! Freshly made corn chips layered with queso fundido, monterey jack and cheddar cheese, then drizzled with green enchilada sauce. Topped with pork sirloin, corn, pico de gallo and guacamole. A long-time kitchen secret for a BYU football legend. 

Chile Relleno 
One of our delicious chile rellenos stuffed with creamy, homemade fundido cheese. Served a la carte. 

Fresh Guacamole 
Milagros guac is prepared daily with fresh avocado, diced tomatoes, red onions, and garlic. 

Queso Fundido 
A huge fan favorite, our fundido is a rich, creamy cheese sauce filled with roasted chiles and spices. Garnished with pico de gallo. Try it with our chips and salsa, or smother it on any entrée, “Gringo Style”. 

Ceviche 

A Milagros style Mexican favorite! Fish and shrimp marinated in freshly squeezed citrus juices and spiced with red bell peppers. Then we add fresh avocado, chopped red onion, cilantro, tomatoes, and spices. 

SALSAS

Fresh Mango Salsa 
Fresh diced mango with red onion, cilantro and roasted red peppers. 

Pico De Gallo 
Fresh diced tomatoes, onions, cilantro and spices. 

Fresh Pineapple Salsa 
Fresh diced pineapple with green onion, cilantro and red peppers. 

Spicy Chile Salsa 
Sautéed serrano, jalapeño and habanero chiles. Very spicy. 

Chunky Red Salsa 
Traditional red salsa with fresh tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and spices. 

Roasted Tomatillo
Fresh oven roasted tomatillos blended with garlic, onions, and seasoning. Sweet and tasty. 

Spicy Taco Sauce 
Sautéed jalapeños, serrano and poblanoos for those who like some heat. 

MEATS

Red Chile Chicken 
Fresh chicken breast marinated in our blend of roasted red peppers and fruits juices. 

Sweet Green Chile Chicken 
Fresh chicken breast sautéed with our famous sweet green chile chutney and caramelized onions…Delicioso! 

Sweet & Spicy Pork 
Pork sirloin slow cooked in our Milagros Colachilada spice sauce. Lotta sweet and little spicy. 

Pork Sirloin 
Marinated in fruit juices and spices for two days then slow oven roasted for 9 hours! Lean, tender, melt in your mouth flavor. 

Milagros Tender Beef 
Quality beef marinated in fruit juices and spices for two days then slow oven roasted over night! Then grilled to savory perfection. 

Baby Back Rib Meat 
Add our super tender, fall off the bone, pork rib meat to your meal. 

TORTILLAS

Flour
Thin, freshly grilled flour tortillas. 

Traditional Corn 
Ground corn (Masa) and water authentic wood pressed Mexican tortillas. 

Crispy Corn 
Light and crispy corn tortillas. 

Milagros Mexican Restaurant Specialties- authentic Mexican Food in Orem Utah

SIDES 

Grilled Sweet Onion Ball
A Milagros “must try” specialty. Sweet yellow onion, baked in the oven, then injected with honey and spices, then charbroiled to perfection! 

Borracho Beans
Bold and flavorful. Pinto beans, bacon, chopped onions, diced tomatoes simmered in spices and a small amount of beer (yes, the alcohol is cooked out. 

Black Beans
Cooked with diced onions and peppers. Very mild.

Sautéed Chile Corn
Sweet corn perfectly sautéed with red peppers and spices!

Refried Beans
Traditional cooked and mashed pinto beans, lightly seasoned with a subtle smoky flavor.

Deep Fried Jalapeño
(Chiles toreados) A Mexican favorite! Choose a side dish or add one to your meal for just $.99 

Sautéed Veggies
Cooked freshly medley of seasonal veggies, may include asparagus, carrots, onions, zucchini, and corn. 

Side Salad 
(Counts as two side dishes) Red leaf lettuce with shredded cheese, fresh pico de gallo, and tortilla strips with our homemade dressing on the side. 

Spicy Spanish Rice
Tangy tomato flavored rice seasoned with roasted chilies, corn, carrots, and diced onions.

Sweet Green Chili Rice
Only at Milagros! Caramelized onions, sweet green chili chutney, corn, carrots, and roasted red peppers. 

CLASSICS 

Served with two side dishes 

Burrito
A fresh flour tortilla filled with your choice of beans and rice. Choose from beef, pork, chicken, bean. Topped with red or green sauce and cheese. 

Taquitos (Rolled Tacos)
4 crispy handmade, fresh cooked rolled tacos. Choose from, pork or chicken. Served with cheese, sour cream, pico de gallo and a side of enchilada sauce. 

Ultimate Veggie Burrito
Fresh cooked flour tortilla filled with choice of rice and beans, our fresh sautéed veggies and cheese. Topped with chose of enchilada sauce and melted cheese. Garnished with red leaf lettuce, sour cream, guacamole and Pico de Gallo. 

Stuffed Quesadilla
Beef, pork, or chicken on a fresh flour tortilla filled with melted cheese, garnished with pico de gallo, sour cream and guacamole. 

Chimichanga
A crisp flour tortilla filled with your choice of meat. Made the right way–stuffed with only meat and cheese. Topped with sour cream, guacamole, cheese and pico de gallo, then smothered in our amazing enchilada sauce. 

Chicken Sweet Green Chile Stuffed Quesadilla 
A fresh cooked flour tortilla filled with melted cheese, stuffed with sweet green chilies, caramelized onions and tender chicken. Served with sour cream, guacamole and pico de gallo. This popular dish is a real winner! 

Milagos Mata Hambre 
For One Amigo or Two Amigos
Mata hambre means “appetite killer”. Oven roasted pork, marinated, oven roasted beef and tender chicken breast, served with sautéed veggies, a sweet grilled onion ball, sour cream, pico de gallo and lettuce. Served with a basket of fresh cooked corn and flour tortillas. 

Milagros Mexican Combo Plates

ALL COMBO PLATES INCLUDE TWO SIDES 

  1. 2 Tacos 
  2. 2 Enchiladas 
  3. 1 Taco/1 Enchilada 
  4. 1 Taco/1 Relleno 
  5. 1 Enchilada/1 Relleno 
  6. 2 Taquitos/1 Taco 
  7. 2 Taquitos/1 Enchilada 
  8. 2 Taquitos/1 Relleno 

SALADS 

Ensalada Grande - try it with spinach 
Served in a 70 ounce bowl! Flour tortilla with choice of rice, beans, and meat piled with red leaf lettuce. Topped with cheese, pico salsa, sour cream, guacamole, tortilla strips, and your choice of dressing (served on the side).

Honey-Pineapple Shrimp Salad - try it with spinach 
Fresh sautéed Tiger Shrimp in white clover honey, drizzled over red leaf lettuce. Topped with fresh pineapple salsa, cheese and tortilla strips. Served with a fresh flour tortilla. 

Low Carb Chicken Wraps
Make your own red leaf lettuce wraps with tender, white chicken breast, sautéed veggies, cheese, Pico de Gallo and sour cream

Choose from incredible homemade dressings: 
Milagros ranch, creamy roasted red pepper, balsamic vinaigrette, or creamy sour cream avocado 

SEAFOOD 

Seafood Enchiladas
Grilled fish and sautéed shrimp with a spiced honey sauce and cheese stuffed in 2 corn or flour tortillas, covered in green enchilada sauce. Seafood heaven! Served with two side dishes 

Ceviche Lettuce Wraps 
Make your own red leaf lettuce wraps with Milagros fresh ceviche. Fish and shrimp marinated in freshly squeezed citrus juices with red bell peppers, fresh avocado, chopped red onion, cilantro, tomatoes, and a special blend of spices. Perfecto! 

Grilled Salmon Enchiladas 
Fresh salmon grilled to perfection and wrapped in a flour tortilla with Monterey Jack and Cheddar Cheese. Drizzled with our creamy avocado sauce and topped off with Milagros fresh mango salsa. Served with choice of two sides. 

Baja Tacos
choose two tacos from below
(on flour, traditional corn, or crispy corn tortillas) 

Tacos at the Milagros Mexican Restaurant in Orem Utah.

Sautéed Shrimp Taco 
Sautéed in white clover honey, butter and spices. With pineapple salsa and cheese. 

Grilled Fish Taco 
With pineapple salsa, roasted sweet red pepper chutney and cheese. 

Milagros Specials 

Baby Back Enchiladas
Unlike anything you'll get at other Mexican restaurants! We take our super tender, fall-off-the-bone-pork rib meat, add caramelized onions, and a hint of spicy BBQ sauce or honey BBQ sauce and wrap it in fresh tortillas. Topped with melted Monterey Jack and Cheddar cheese, then garnished with sautéed chili corn. Choice of flour or corn tortillas. 

Milagros Chile Relleno
Fresh poblano chile, blistered and peeled, then stuffed with our homemade queso fundido, rolled in a crispy tempura and cooked to perfection. These are NOT your typical, soggy, canned chiles rolled in egg batter ten hours ago waiting or the microwave. In fact, these ARE regarded my many as the best rellenos in Utah. Try adding one of our tender, flavorful meats!

Milagros Fajitas

Chicken - for one or for two 

Beef - for one or for two 

Shrimp - for one or for two

Cooked fresh to order, mild bell peppers, sweet onions, chiles and spices. We put our best effort into this Mexican classic with quality, fresh ingredients. Served with sour cream, guacamole, and a basket of fresh cooked flour and corn tortillas. Includes your choice of rice and beans. 

Barry's Fundido
A crisp flour tortilla stuffed with your choice of beef, pork or chicken, smothered with our rich, flavorful, homemade queso fundido (made with cream cheese, sour cream, monterey jack and cheddar cheese, roasted chiles and peppers and our perfect blend of spices). Topped with fresh pico de gallo. 

Half Rack or Full Rack 
Big time tender, flavorful ribs done right! Marinated in fresh squeezed fruit juices for 2 days, then slow roasted in the oven for 8 hours. Put on the grill when you order. Choose from house honey BBQ or spicy BBQ sauce. Check with your server for availability. 

Happy Enchiladas (Veggie)
Our medley of seasonal veggies may include carrots, Zucchini, onions, asparagus and corn with melted cheese and creamy avocado sauce. Wrapped in our fresh tortillas (choice of flour or corn tortillas). Topped with melted cheese and a sweet roasted red pepper chutney. Full of color, flavor and nutrition, served with our grilled sweet onion ball. Try adding one of our tender, flavorful meats! 

Spinach Enchiladas 
Fresh, creamy baby spinach with red onion and pine nuts wrapped in flour tortillas and smothered in our green enchilada sauce. Topped with sautéed chile corn and sliced, fresh avocado. Love it as is, or try adding one of our tender, flavorful meats! 

Sweet Onion Enchiladas
Sweet onions sautéed in a honey-butter sauce and spices, stuffed with cheese, sweet green chile chutney and wrapped in fresh tortillas. Covered with green enchilada sauce and melted Monterey jack and cheddar cheese, garnished with sautéed chili corn. Choice of flour or corn tortillas. Try adding one of our tender, flavorful meats! 

DESSERT 

MILAGROS FRIED ICE CREAM 
Like any respectable Mexican joint we’re proud to offer this delightful dessert. Our quality vanilla bean ice cream is lightly breaded in cereal flakes then drizzled with caramel and chocolate syrup. Finally we add whip cream, a dash of cinnamon, and top it with a marcheno cherry. 

KIDS for children under 12 yrs old 
Kids meals are served with one side dish and a fountain drink 

Fiesta Burrito
Beans and cheese in a flour tortilla

Kids Taco
Choose of pork or chicken

Taquitos (Rolled Tacos)
Two crispy rolled tacos filled with your choice of chicken, or pork
Cheese Quesadilla
Cheese Nachos

DRINKS 

Fountain Drinks (Free Refills)
Coca-Cola
Diet Coke
Coke Zero
Dr. Pepper
Diet Dr. Pepper
Sprite
Lemonade
Root Beer
Orange Fanta
Unsweetened Iced Tea

Mexican Bottled Coke
(Imported) 

Raspberry Lemonade
(Free refills) 

Homemade Horchata
Our "old school" horchata is a sweet treat for every horchata fan! Made fresh daily with blended milk, rice, and cinnamon. 


Review - 5 Stars! 

A photo I took of the interior decors of Milagros Restaurant in Orem Utah

I give Milagro’s Mexican Restaurant 5 stars. This is based on the timeliness of the food getting to our tables, even with 17 people ordering at one time. 

It is based on the quality of the food and the amazing customer service. 

The customer service was among the best I experienced. Kudos to the staff at Milagro’s! 

Make sure to connect with Milagros Mexican Restaurant on Facebook for updates and more! 


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About the author of Move to Provo Utah Website 

Katerina Gasset

When I moved here I was blessed to have my daughter to help with different things you need to know when you move to a new place. I had background from living here before but things have changed a lot too since the '80s. 

We were able to get all the good places to eat down fast - since she knows all that and we have a lot of the same likes in food. But things like how to turn on my electricity or what power company services my home... well... I was at a total loss! 

I know that other people moving to Provo don't always have family here to guide and help them. And most people don't have a real estate agent who gives them a welcome package on all the important numbers and places they need to know. 

My goal is for this website to be your go to resource for everything you need to know before, during, and after you move here to Provo, Utah. I want you to have the best experience and love living here as much as I do

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