We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mercado Pasadena

140 S Lake Ave, Ste 101, Pasadena, CA 91101-4710
+1 626-449-9900
Website
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (2 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Pizza
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
140 S Lake Ave, Ste 101, Pasadena, CA 91101-4710
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (52)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 7 November 2018

We decided on several starters rather than an entree. The Dos Gringas and Ceviche were especially good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HCG-FEH
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

New friends recommended this restaurant and the skirt steak, which I had despite not being a fan of skirt steak. And it was fantastic!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bowenb285
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We knew the food would be good from the get-go because the guacamole was the best we'd ever had. That's saying a lot, since the four of us are from So-Cal and have spent lots of time in Mexico and the Southwest. One of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dale B
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

While looking at the pictures of food and drinks on yelp, we were excited to taste them for ourselves. Walked in with our kids. Guess that was bad idea. We were sat in the patio as requested. We get to meet our server, not happy...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank ruvallv
Reviewed 13 July 2018

You'd rather book in advance if you want to get a table as the restaurant gets pretty full in the evenings. The service is very efficient and the food very good, with a wide choice of Mexican specialities. Prices are moderate to high.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank chris6708
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This place is really good!!! We went with a group of friends last night and the only issue was that the air conditioning was out! So that was a bummer. But the staff was very accommodating and apologetic. The jalapeño margaritas were amazing! The corn...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank AngieS1392
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner with family and friends! Ordered one of their margaritas and the shrimp, outstanding! If I was a local, this would be a regular stop! Loved the art work as well!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Resort149340
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Hard to find, but worth it! Make reservations and sit in the bar - service is great, food is wonderfully prepared and tasty, and drinks are generous.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank pgiulioni
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Finally got a reservation here and it was well worth it. I was curious about this restaurant as it took over the location of one of our favorite restaurants. This Mexican food was well prepared with a little extra zing. Tacos De Arrachera and Carne...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank hosiephoto
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Love Mercado and their other restaurants. They never disappoint with drinks, food, decor atmosphere, and professionalism of staff. A true hospitality restaurant in LA. This newest addition in Pasadena is amazing, has a unique vibe all its own. Indoor/outdoor seating, bar, and dining available. You...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank thesarahde
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 32 hotels in Pasadena
Hotel Constance Pasadena
448 reviews
.28 km away
Vagabond Inn Executive Pasadena
359 reviews
.67 km away
Hilton Pasadena
178 reviews
.84 km away
Gateway Villas
1 review
.86 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Green Street Restaurant
442 reviews
.05 km away
Smitty's Grill
155 reviews
.06 km away
Celestino Ristorante & Bar
166 reviews
.03 km away
The Counter
68 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA)
72 reviews
.85 km away
Pacific Asia Museum
98 reviews
.90 km away
Pasadena Playhouse
114 reviews
.50 km away
Southern California Children's Museum
5 reviews
.87 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Mercado Pasadena staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 S Lake Ave, Ste 101, Pasadena, CA 91101-4710
    (Green St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-449-9900
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing