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1001 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106-2404
+1 626-683-0550
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“empanadas” (16 reviews)
“beef” (18 reviews)
“churrasco” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Latin, Argentinian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1001 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106-2404
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at 5:45 with a reservation, and we were seated in the corner by the window that was fine, but at the center table very near us was a party of five or so with a small baby about 8 months old whe decided...More

Thank gardenerlove
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

My entree of spinach and seafood ravioli was outstanding, and priced as such. I wasn’t entirely sure what I was ordering though to be honest as the menu is rather confusing. Our server had a hard time communicating with our table. Nonetheless, the food was...More

Thank Jski529
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

The restaurant offers Valet parking. You can decide to eat inside or outside. You get served by many waiters, always there to look after you. The enchiladas and the meat were simply marvelous. Very well cooked and using high quality ingredients. We had a mixed...More

Thank Yves-Louis P
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by a Pasadena resident. Parking is a challenge and though they have a valet, when we went the booth was empty so we searched for street parking and ended up finding a lot where we worried we’d be towed. That led...More

Thank YorbaLindaStar
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We came here based upon the other reviews and were not disappointed. We came on a Monday at 4:30 so the place was empty but we still received superb service. We had the Paella and Skirt Steak. Both were flavorful, fresh, and came out piping...More

Thank Rod M
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

The name is Malbec Argentinean Cuisine. Wow, what a restaurant!!! It’s best to go for an early dinner to get easy street parking. The other choice is to go after 5:30 for valet parking. Ruben is a great waiter. He had great suggestions. My wife...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is an incredibly popular restaurant in the Playhouse District of Pasadena. After dining here, I'm not sure why it's so trendy right now. They have crammed as many tables into this restaurant (which occupies two storefronts now) as the fire code will allow, which...More

Thank lahapa
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve been in Pasadena 4 days and have eaten out each day. In a sea of eateries Malbec is the best by far. And it’s not all beef. For lunch we had salads and added 8 oz of beautifully grilled salmon which we split. The...More

Thank Mart1230
Reviewed 11 February 2018

I didn’t know what to expect of Argentinean Cuisine. Now I know — the best beef i can remember eating, even better than some of the top end steak houses. Cozy restaurant, almost romantic with low lighting and nicely decorated. Highly recommend.

Thank SunCitySenior
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Great, friendly service and very good food is the hallmark of Malbec in Pasadena, CA. This is a meat-eater's paradise. I had the fettuccine champagne (which was one of the specials) and it was very tasty. Thumbs up all around.

Thank Alexander M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106-2404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-683-0550
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