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Malbec

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1001 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106
626-683-0550
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Today
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious Argentinian Restaurant

Arrived at 6:30 on a Friday evening and had our pick of tables so chose smaller dining room near window. After reading a mixture of reviews, we decided to try for ourselves and we were not disappointed . Waiter and busboy were attentive but not looming and we never felt rushed, even as the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
OTSue
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83 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We eat here on a regular basis. Entrana de Chimichurri is excellent, as are all the salads and appetizers. We've never been disappointed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Arrived at 6:30 on a Friday evening and had our pick of tables so chose smaller dining room near window. After reading a mixture of reviews, we decided to try for ourselves and we were not disappointed . Waiter and busboy were attentive but not looming and we never felt rushed, even as the restaurant began to overflow. Food was... More 

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Chico, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Nice spot for an easy dinner with a great selection of food and wine. Have been here a few times and it did not disappoint.

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San Francisco, California
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125 reviews 125 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The ambiance of this place is romantic. We were promptly seated and the wait staff was great. Everything we ordered was good. Signature steak with chimichurri and veggies - all of which had the perfect char and amazing flavor. Wine bottle is pricey cheapest one was $60 and corkage is $30.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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69 reviews 69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This Argentinian steakhouse serves somewhat bland food. The salads however were very fresh The waiter tried to upsell the wine and there was a wait even with reservations. There are much better choices in the area.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The Malbec restaurant on Green is away from the thriving Old Town hub hub, and feels like a neighbourhood eatery. Not a cheap one, but one you always look forward to visiting. The service is good and the steaks and wine are superb. Depending on the time of year you go and the time of week, it can get extremely... More 

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Newhall, California
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105 reviews 105 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We went to Malbec to attend a group seminar and therefore could only choose from limited items on the menu. I had the salmon which was tasty and my husband had the tenderloin which came as he ordered it and not as raw as we have had beef in Buenos Aires. Their house Malbec and the Albarino/reisling white wines were... More 

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Los Angeles
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110 reviews 110 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My wife and I dined at Malbec recently, and, although we were guests of a large group...so we didn't order Argentine food from the menu, the dinner was excellent, as were the white Argentine wine blend of Albarino/Reisling and (?), with a slight frizzantiness...as well as the reserve Malbec red that we enjoyed. We look forward to returning, to try... More 

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Arcadia, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Malbec will undoubtedly please many people: nice location, pleasant upbeat ambiance and some good dishes: actually the best risotto I've ever had! (The dish is called creamy carnaroli rice & wild mushrooms with crispy kale.) Other good dishes: seared jumbo scallop wrapped in smoked salmon, Australian lamb rack, arugula salad with beets/candied walnuts pear and the panne cotta for dessert.... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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172 reviews 172 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1001 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: 626-683-0550

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Argentinean
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?