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1001 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106
626-683-0550
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Ranked #53 of 591 Restaurants in Pasadena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Los Angeles, CA
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I visited this Argentinian restaurant about a week ago with coworkers. I'm not really much of a red meat eater, but upon the recommendation of my coworkers, some of whom had eaten here before, I decided to opt for the skirt steak...besides, I've heard that Argentina is known for all their meats and the way they prepare them. Well, I... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We called and asked if we needed a reservation for Sunday brunch. We were told that we didn't, because it didn't get that busy. They were right. When we arrived at around noon, the place was practically empty, but the woman who greeted us was annoyed that we did not have a reservation. Then they made us wait. In an... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Wonderful selection of wine to pair with the flat iron steak. Good burrata salad. Quick seating with reservation. Very busy and crowded. Happy to dine here for my friends next birthday celebration. Great service too!

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Glendale, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We have been at this restaurant several times and have always enjoyed our meal and surroundings.we also ask for recommendations from the waiter. They are ready to help you with the Argentinan dishes. It is fun to try foods you are not familiar with!

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Pasadena, ca
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Me and my wife have been regulars here for a few years now, however we noticed little by little the prices keep going up and up and up, and the service has gone down a bit. I mean its ok to raise prices but wow this much?? We were shocked.. I mean its ok because the food is worth it,... More 

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Houston
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Two out of four in our party were satisfied with their meal. The unhappy diners ordered the skirt steak, that has positive reviews, but this time the meat was tough, full of gristle and less than 1/2 was edible. The others (who had a salad + emanadas, and the mango tuna steak) were happy with their choices. Dessert flan was... More 

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Los Angeles
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The food is excellent, although 5 or 6 tiny pieces of bread in a basket for 3 people was more than skimpy. The service (on a Saturday evening) was marginal at best. Had to ask for additional menus and plates for bread. Took much too long to have wine glasses used for tasting to be removed, etc. In terms of... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Excellent food.........nice wine. Came for lunch and the food was wonderful........beautifully presented.........great service and will come again when in Pasadena.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

WOW when I received my ribeye dinner not only did it look mouthwatering but it smelled awesome and tasted phenomenal. The steak was very tender, had great flavor and was cooked as I had requested. The sides were flavorful as well. Our waiter Sebastian was great and when I come back next month to Pasadena I'm definitely coming back.

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ventura
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84 reviews 84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had dinner at Malbec prior to a concert at the Rose Bowl. There were four of us and all of our food was amazing. Two had steaks, one had chicken and one Salmon and all were cooked to perfection. Service was good and friendly and we will go back! Try it.

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Additional Information about Malbec

Address: 1001 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106
Phone Number: 626-683-0550
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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