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1543 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-2002
+1 626-792-4236
11:00 - 21:00
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Sat - Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

For the price this is great fast food. Most people go for the rice bowls (teriyaki chicken for example) but I like the chicken udon soup. Add some sriracha sauce and it's perfect.

Thank Bill B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2015

Brought the fam to Mako Bowl, craving chicken teriyaki. Warm, friendly greeting and service. Quick preparation and delivery. A little weird having Latinos prepare Asian food, but it works. Generous portions. Prices are fair. Dining area was a bit fast-foody, like McD's. Free parking. And the best part--crawling distance to See's Candy store.

Thank RetiredMilitary
Pasadena, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2013

I work in this area and have lunch here more than anywhere else. The chicken teriyaki is excellent and the meat is always tender. While the food is above average, the location is below average. It is basically an old store front where most of the buildings are aging and slowly being replaced by new ones.

Thank TheCurmudgeon
Walnut, Iowa
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2012

A nice little corner restaurant that you can tell all the locals like, in fact a guy at Office Depot recommended we try it....we were so glad we did. The food was fresh and not too salty, very tasty!

Thank Ruth B
La Crescenta, California
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2012

Great Japanesse food. Fast Food kind of setting. One by Lake Ave is kind of dirty. The other one in Hastings Ranch very clean. I loved to order the teriyaki chicken plate and it comes with a two salads. I love the garden salad and the potato salad. I also love their california rolls. My girls love the Katsu bowls.... More 

Thank Valerie2270
Los Angeles, California
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2012

I often go to Mako Bowl if I'm in the mood for Chicken Teriyaki. It's fast and delicious and cheap....still just about $5 for a large bowl. If you're in the mood for chicken teriyaki, you should definitely try Mako Bowl.

Thank Pon N
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2008

Quick lunch spot.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1543 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-2002
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-792-4236

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