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Heidar Baba

) #108 of 535 Restaurants in Pasadena €€ - €€€ Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
1511 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-2002
+1 626-844-7970
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (8 reviews)
“barley soup” (3 reviews)
“rice” (11 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
€€ - €€€
1511 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-2002
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

the lunch specials are under $10-beef koobideh is my favorite. they also have a really good hamburger and fries, which is tough to find near school. try the cherry rice-it's really good. get their early-the place fills up and leave plenty of time service can...More

Thank debPasadena_CA
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Such a good place for Persian dining. Directly across from Pasadena City College. Portions are plentiful and the food is very good. Service is good and they are friendly so you don't feel intimidated. We were recommended this restaurant by a car dealership here in...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 23 November 2016

A unique menu filled with interesting options. The food was delicious, and the service without complaint.

Thank AdventurerJim
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have been to this place several times in different times of the day and different occasions. Even though the food is good, I always faced a very very slow service there. It is a busy restaurant which I don't know why they don't hire...More

Thank Kaya A
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Small family restaurant that offers gratvalue and authentic flavor. The prices are so good that Iwas tempted to buy even larger meals. Healthier and tastier than fast food. I have a new local favorite.

Thank Emortens
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We eat here regularly for Persian food. Unfortunately today a few of the menu items were unavailable. The food we ended up ordering was delicious as usual. They have a reduced priced lunch menu and they bring pita bread with a plate of toppings as...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Great suburban chelokebabi. - great ash (soup) - great kebabs - great rice - barely passable tadigh.

Thank mitch708
Reviewed 8 March 2016

I like this resturant because their food is good and friendly people good srvice.I like most of their food

1  Thank molana968
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

I ordered the lamb shank. It came with a big plate of rice and salad. I tried the bbq also. They were bit over fired. The foods were just average. But this place is really at strategic location, at the exteremly busy street and famous...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

We didn't have high expectations for dinner after 8 o'clock on Christmas Eve in Pasadena. Almost everything near our hotel was closed. We walked one block and found this fantastic restaurant. The menu items are not familiar to us, but everything was delicious. We shared...More

Thank 482thereseb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1511 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-2002
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-844-7970
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