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Lemonade

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146 S Lake Ave., Pasadena, CA
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 6
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Enjoyed this casual lunch spot

I had a couple really good sides, or portions they call them, and an excellent sandwich. The options and ordering style is a little overwhelming on the first visit, but i would assume after that it is much easier. I would for sure repeat for a quick lunch if I am in the area again. Nice little... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Lemonade has a cafeteria style service system that has the potential to work quickly. Choose your salad, then sandwich, braise, or soup. The food is consistent, but the service can be very slow if there are people who don't know the system in line. Lately, I have noticed there has only been 1 cashier working and the line is out... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I love Lemonade. They have so many yummy salads and sides and is perfect for vegans and non vegans. Soups are usually vegan so check with them. Fast, quick, yummy, convenient, so many options. I love it.

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12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I love to eat at Lemonade with friends who are interested in sharing salads. They have so many wonderful options, that it is more fun if you can try a bunch of them. I also really enjoy the soups and the chocolate peanut butter rice crispy treat. YUM!

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Pasadena, CA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We go here at least once a month. There is always a surprising combination of dishes. The one issue I have is that the cafeteria line prevents you from getting a good idea what you might order, so the line is a little chaotic and slow when there are even a few extra customers. They publish a cookbook too and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I had a couple really good sides, or portions they call them, and an excellent sandwich. The options and ordering style is a little overwhelming on the first visit, but i would assume after that it is much easier. I would for sure repeat for a quick lunch if I am in the area again. Nice little outdoor patio as... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I love the idea of creative salad options and this place had a lot of offerings. The problem is that the flavor and freshness is just not there. Probably on par with the deli salad section of a cheap grocery store chain. The best thing I tried there was a juice blend with blueberry in it from the juice machines.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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59 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I've eaten at Lemonade a few times. I just don't get it. This place seems quite popular but I find it awkward and frustrating. The customer flow is terrible. It's sort of cafeteria style, but the layout of foods makes it very awkward and there is no menu to tell you what is available. As you walk along the line,... More 

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Waco, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

What an amazing place! If I lived near a Lemonade, I'd probably eat there several times a week. I could even be a vegetarian...well, maybe not. Really enjoyed a salad of heirloon tomatoes, persian melon, and peppers. Also edamame salad, and kale-white bean soup. P.S. Thewy do have meat.

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Natal, RN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

As a brazilian girl who appreciates a great hot meal with chicken or meat and a great juice, Lemonade was a perfect place for me. They serve different kinds of salads, rice and meat. They have different kinds of delicious lemonades as well. I recommend it for both lunch and dinner. You'll never regret.

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Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I went to the store in MOCA in downtown LA. The food was tasty and well-prepared. The seating was not very comfortable and the prices were a bit too much. I would go when i am downtown for the museum or jury duty. I would not go locally as there are places with more comfortable ambiance

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 146 S Lake Ave., Pasadena, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Eclectic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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