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Roxolana - CLOSED

34 S. Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 792-0440
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English first
Pasadena, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

This restaurant has closed, probably for reasons that are pretty evident from reading the reviews. Service was erratic, desultory, and sometimes insulting. The kitchen couldn't seem to get the orders straight. And there was only ONE waiter, no matter what time you went in or how busy they were.

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Los Angeles, CA
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70 reviews 70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Armed with a Groupon and our love perogies we headed to Roxolana Ukrainian restaurant in Old Town Pasadena. Vegetarian options were limited but we knew that going in having viewed the menu online but. We've eaten at great Ukrainian places like Veselka in New York City and we had high hopes that just such an establishment, offering Eastern European comfort... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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116 reviews 116 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

During my last visit to US, I used my United Airline mileage to purchase some restaurant coupons beforehand. So that I could try different foods while I was in Pasadena. This Russian Restaurant caught my attention as I like certain Russian foods during my previous visit to Center Asia. I went there around 7pm and there was only one couple... More

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Comfort, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

I'm stunned that Roxolana isn't packed with customers. The food is quite excellent (this coming from a Ukrainian whose grandmother's cooking was amazing), the staff is friendly, and the atmosphere is welcoming and quiet. The only thing they could improve on are their hours - it would be a fabulous spot for a late dinner or even a late night... More

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West Hollywood, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

I'm always up for a new dining experience, especially when it's some kind of ethnic food I haven't had before. For my birthday (and her husband's) my friend suggested Roxolana, since I had not previously had Ukranian food. Few people would notice this beautiful restaurant tucked on a side street in Olde Towne Pasadena, since it was almost empty, but... More

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Pasadena, CA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

The food at Roxolana is fantastic. My wife and I have tried different dishes each time and greatly enjoyed them. I recommend the Zrazy as an appetizer and the Vareniki stuffed with potatoes and mushrooms - it is delicious. The atmosphere is quiet, inviting and we find it romantic. The staff is very friendly and attentive. We will be going... More

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Great place to eat. food is really good and the service is great. The best thing about it all is that it is very close to home.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

We visited here in October of 2011. The restaurant is extremely tidy, very polite staff, excellent menu selection and the owner came out personally to introduce himself.!!!!! After he found out my ethnic origin...we both read the Taras Shevchenko Zapovid. I cannot even begin to express my gratefulness for this encounter. The last time I spoke the mother tongue was... More

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Norwalk, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

Signature DishesVareniki (Stuffed Dumplings) Golubtsy (Minced Meat & Rice, Stewed in Tomato Sauce, Stuffed in a Cabbage) We started with Deruny with sour cream and Caviar, which was delightful. Both enjoyed the Baked Trout, one w/grilled one w/steamed veggies....very nice. We'll be back soon. The price was right.

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Pasadena, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2011

We tried the restaurant because it is on one of our reward cards, it sounded nice and we like to give any new Pasadena restaurant a try. The service was very pleasant: nice, but not intrusive. The waiter had suggestions and knew the menu, which was pretty extensive. There was a nice selection of Russian beers with descriptions in the... More

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Additional Information about Roxolana

Address: 34 S. Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105
Phone Number: (626) 792-0440
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
Cuisine: Ukrainian

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