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English first
Pasadena, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is not for a fancy dining experience. I would describe it as "fast food efficiency with dine-in quality." We come here when we need to grab food on the go, but we don't mind coming here with friends on a Saturday afternoon when we have a craving for Mediterranean. I love Mediterranean food, and this place has been consistent... More

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81 reviews 81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The owner started out with a small stand in the food court at the Old Plaza Pasadena (the predecessor to Paseo). When that mall was knocked down to make room for Paseo, he moved to the current location on Shopper's Lane. The Cafe does a thriving lunch business, so the food hits the grill in anticipation of the lunch rush,... More

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Pasadena, California
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110 reviews 110 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We went here for lunch today. I ordered the beef kabob plate. The meat was excellent. It comes with rice, salad and humus. I have no complaints at all with the food. Even though we got there before 12:00 PM on a Friday almost every seat was already taken. We did find the last seats for a group of four.... More

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So Cal
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277 reviews 277 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Finally was around the area today, because usually on Sundays they're closed. But today was my chance. It had a line because of the lunch crowd, but it was definitely worth it. Got both a chicken kabob and chicken shawarma plate to go because the tables were full. I ate the kabob for lunch, and saved the shawarma for dinner.... More

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Los Angeles
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Want to talk about a hidden gem then this is the place. Located in behind all the shops on Lake Ave. The only way to access this place is from the parking lot east of Lake Ave. and enter from there. The food is delicious. There is always a long line, but it moves pretty quickly. They are also closed... More

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Los Angeles, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

This is a great little family restaurant. Serves traditional kebabs, hummus, and falafel. We enjoyed it all! Service is fast, but this place gets busy. Calling in your order ahead of time would be a good idea, especially on a weekday for lunch. Dinner isn't too crowded, but the traffic in the area during rush hour is a challenge. So... More

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Manila, Philippines
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84 reviews 84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Everytime we visit Pasadena, we always come by the Mediterranean Cafe. Very quick service, very reasonable prices and very good flavor. My husband's favorite is the shawarma plate and mine is the shawarma wrap. Sometimes the place is full and there are no seats inside but with California weather it's nice to eat outdoors.

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Hesperia, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Went here on a whim after visiting the rose parade viewing and thought it was great. Food was very good service was fast and prices were very reasonable! Would go there again!

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Santa Barbara, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

Great lamb kabobs, delicious chicken shawerma. Those are my favorites. They also have chicken and beef kabobs, kefta, and falafel. Order as a wrap or a plate (with rice, hummus, and a salad). really worth it. Service is fine. You order at the counter and they get you your food immediately. At lunch time there's a line out the door.... More

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Pasadena, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

I usually don't write reviews but today I have to. I come to this place often as I like the food and I never had any problems until today and i'm still fuming. So I get to this place around 6:20 and they close at 7:00pm and my friend got there early so he got his food and was sitting... More

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Additional Information about Mediterranean Cafe

Address: 273 Shoppers Ln, Pasadena, CA 91101-3024
Phone Number: 626-793-8844
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Greek

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