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Malbec

1001 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106
626-683-0550
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Ranked #47 of 583 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: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Pasadena, ca
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
27 helpful votes 27 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Pasadena, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is an Argentine cuisine restaurant and was perfect for watching the World Cup final. We had reservations just in time for the match and stayed until the final whistle. The place was packed with soccer fans, the staff was ready and willing to meet all of the patrons needs. I've been here before and I love this place. The... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
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117 reviews 117 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We had lunch at Malbec over the weekend. We had heard great things about Malbec and decided to give it a chance. In all honesty I think a three and a half stars would have been the real rating for this restaurant, it was good, not average but not very good. We had the provoletta -it was not great, no... More

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Pasadena, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Service was prompt, food was hit and miss. Partners seafood parpadelle was amazing, my lamb was ok. Worth going back to try again.

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Dallas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Dined here on business over the weekend. Expect to sit for at least 1-2 hours for a full meal. We had wine, appetizer, and entrée and it took about two hours. The ribeye was juicy, empanadas were so-so. The Cheese appetizer was amazing...I would highly recommend it.

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