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Mercado Pasadena

140 S Lake Ave, Ste 101, Pasadena, CA 91101-4710
+1 626-449-9900
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish tacos” (2 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Pizza
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140 S Lake Ave, Ste 101, Pasadena, CA 91101-4710
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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
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
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