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Cafe LuMar

€€ - €€€European, Eastern European,
136 E Colorado Blvd, Monrovia, CA 91016-2804
+1 626-357-2184
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“goulash” (13 reviews)
“sarma” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
European, Eastern European, Croatian, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
136 E Colorado Blvd, Monrovia, CA 91016-2804
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Love, love, love this place. One of our favorite restaurants. Who knew Croatian tasted so good?! Our favorites: Beef Stroganoff, Sarma & Chevapi. Not bad: Goulash, Lamb Chop & Pork Schnitzel. We also like to order Lemonade & Chicken Soup. Chicken soup is amazing.

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Never had Croatian food until Cafe LuMar. Who knew it tasted so good?! We're definitely a fan! We usually get Sarma (stuffed cabbage), Beef Stroganoff and our latest addition to our list/new favorite - Chevapi (Beef Kebab stuffed in pita Bread). Their Chicken Noodle Soup...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Croatian food and great service. Good hearty dishes available such as Goulash, Sarma and Beef Stroganoff. Lighter fare also available, salads and sandwiches. Crepes also available, savory for lunch or sweet for dessert that are all delicious. They serve beer and wine, Croatian beer is...More

Thank darwindan
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

My brother took me to thus place that he said I would enjoy. Today is Thursday but the place was full of people, some had even made reservations for their group. It was nice to eat outside and enjoy the nice weather. They had lentil...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Several different dishes we have ordered have been tasty alternatives to standard restaurant fare. We have enjoyed our meals and will be returning. It is becoming more popular so a reservation may avoid a wait as space is limited.

Thank GaryAStern
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Had never tried Croatian food before. The food was delicious. My husband loved the mushroom soup and I loved the grilled vegetable salad. Then they bought us each a plate of cabbage salad as well - we didn't order it. Yummy. I had the Goulash...More

Thank 134paulinef
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We've been wanting to try this restaurant for months - and we finally got our chance a couple of weeks ago. It's a very small, very clean and very cute place and the food is well, less than ordinary. I ordered goulash and my husband...More

Thank FormerChicagoGal
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere, good home made food, the waitress explains the dishes if one is not familiar. Large portions. I found the deserts to be so and so and the wine list expensive.

1  Thank bugasm101
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We've been going here since they've opened several years ago, it is a favorite of ours specializing in Sarma (stuffed cabbage). Similar to food that grandma used to make

1  Thank jsemett
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My wife had high praise for the ham crepe as well. Cafe Lu Mar is officially my favorite restaurant in Monrovia. It's a small place next to the more popular La Adelita (and owned by the same people) half a block east of Myrtle on...More

Thank Scott W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 E Colorado Blvd, Monrovia, CA 91016-2804
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monrovia
  • Phone Number: +1 626-357-2184
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