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Wine Detective

146 S. Lake Ave. Suite 109, Pasadena, CA 91210
626 792-9936
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Ranked #97 of 585 restaurants in Pasadena
Cuisines: Eclectic
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- Jul 4, 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Los Angeles, California
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

After several visits by myself, finally I got the chance to go there with my husband yesterday ... and found they closed the business as of June 30th 2014. Very sorry losing that charming little place for a drink and a small delicate food.

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Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I love the Wine Detective. It truly gives you an opportunity to try something new without committing to a full bottle or glass. The selection is regional and varietal which gives you license to find a new love - wine is all about the love, no? During the week it is a great place to take a date as it... More

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Los Angeles
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

I have been to many wine bars in Los Angeles area. But, To me, Wine Detective is the most comfortable, has the best service, and features wines that suit my preference. With all of those 3 of the above, I could not ask for anything more. Then, what about "price", you might ask. I heard some people were complaining that... More

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2011

Hidden in Shopper's Lane, right across from Green Street restaurant, is this boutique wine shop. Good service, good wine selection with good cheese selection. One of my favorite places to meet friends and have a glass of wine before dinner. P.S. a cheese shop just opened next door, now it will be even more fun to visit.

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Yorba Linda, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2009

My wife and I stumbled on to this place after seeing a small sign near William-Sonoma's store on Lake St. in Pasadena. What a lucky find. It had just opened for business earlier that week. The owner, Yulia ( like Julia with a Y ), who is a very charming lady with a delightful Russian accent welcomed us in explaining... More

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