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119 W Green St, Pasadena, CA 91105-2027
+1 626-396-3090
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  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (34 reviews)
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119 W Green St, Pasadena, CA 91105-2027
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

We had a broad swath of items. The smelt tapa was greasy and lukewarm, the cold clam dish was overwhelmed by flavorless veggies, the lamb was flavorful but almost cold, the fillet at 32 dollars consisted of three very small slices of meat spread out...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We went to this restaurant for lunch on Veteran's Day and the place was almost empty while all the places around were very busy, what a loss for everyone else and what a joy for me! The food and service was amazing. The jamon serrano...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Well, the place was great before and we loved. When we visited recently it was a great disappointment at the menu. The Roasted Lamb shoulder was half of meat half of the pure fat. Wild fluke and mussels were over-salted, and you can count the...More

Thank D207CNolgab
Reviewed 16 October 2017

4 adults shared plates and a bottle of wine. Every single dish was delicious and some were very interesting- I wouldn't have thought of those items but I'm glad someone did. The trout was a hit even with the person who doesn't like trout. The...More

Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Valentine's Day! I wanted to trust the Spanish style cooking of a new Spanish Chef in Pasadena! What a complete bust! Once again, I have to say, I always get amazed of how some of the so-called Spanish restaurants with a California twist are full...More

Thank fjaviercortes
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The food, wine, and service are exemplary. Creative menu options. Convenient location on Green Street close to Old Town. Pricy but worth a visit.

Thank Maggie F
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Friends raved so I went with a couple of them. Racion lived up to its billing and then some! We ordered at least 8 or 9 dishes which was plenty for the 3 of us. My fav dishes were crispy whole smelt, roasted turnips, chicken...More

Thank aresverde
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Heard about this place and read a few reviews. Thought it would be just another "tapas" place. Went after the movies for dinner. It's a small restaurant on Green Street in Pasadena over by the old Twin Palms building. Wait staff was small, just like...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The food is definitely unique and what we ate was very tasty but the prices were high portions very small. We did not feel very welcome even though the restaurant was not very busy.

1  Thank goletagone
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We enjoyed a very pleasant meal at Racion the other night with a couple of friends. The fare is Spanish and the restaurant offers small plates designed to be shared. As one would expect, the tapas shine here. The four of us shared a plate...More

Thank Ken T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 W Green St, Pasadena, CA 91105-2027
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-396-3090
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Tapas and Spanish Cuisine
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