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Marston's

151 E Walnut St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3834
(626) 796-2459
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Ranked #59 of 583 restaurants in Pasadena
Price range: $1 - $25
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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  • English first
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English first
Hong Kong
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW via mobile

My daughter and I stopped by for a light Sunday lunch. We shared a Caesar Salad (no additions) and a Tuna Melt with French Fries. Both dishes were pretty ordinary and our waitress knew we were going to share and made arrangements for them to be plated into two portions each. Very thoughtful. Service was attentive, could not fault it.... More

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los angeles, ca
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Two words: French toast. Must order corn flake encrusted French toast. Wait is a little crazy on he weekends, but worth it to try at least once. Also recommend the pulled pork Benedict. Novel and delicious. Try to sit outside in the porch as it is a little dreary inside the renovated house.

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Orange, California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We opted for Marston's after a bad experience (for me) at breakfast the day before at Urth Cafe. This place is quaint with very friendly staff. Parking was easy early in the morning. I ordered the 2 eggs, potatoes & bacon. Easy and delicious. My friend ordered the corn flakes french toast. It was delicious. The portions were sizable so... More

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Malibu, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Good choice for breakfast - but tough parking situation. Food was nice and the service is friendly and efficient. A well oiled team.

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Newcastle Staffs
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

We were staying at the Westin and strolled around the corner to find this gem of a cottage! It is so good, you have to wait a short while to be seated if you don't get there early, but it is worth the wait! Great coffee, even better wheat toast and the most wonderful eggs. Couldn't wait to return the... More

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Santa Clarita, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

We chose Marston's based on Trip Advisor reviews and were not disappointed. We met our daughter and her boyfriend there to celebrate my wife's birthday on a Sunday morning. I called the restaurant and they do not take reservations but predicted a half hour wait for Sunday morning and they were just about right. We got there 30 minutes ahead... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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70 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We were told this place wasn't to be missed for breakfast, and while breakfast was, indeed, very good--it wasn't an "OMG"a experience. Omelets were good, but nothing beyond normal. French toast with corn flake crunches was very unusual and tasty.

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Pasadena, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Cute little craftsmen turned restaurant, serves up a mean brunch! Always a wait but it moves quickly.

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Pasadena, California
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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Delicious breakfasts, but the wait to be seated is ridiculous. Some time ago, I decided that I wouldn't wait for more than 5-10 minutes anywhere for anything, and so we no longer go to Marston's, which is a shame, but there's really nothing to be done. It's in a small house-like setting, and there are only so many tables. They... More

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Pasadena, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My family has been coming to Marston's for years. It is a cute little house that has been converted into a restaurant. The breakfast is fantastic. The corn-flake crusted French Toast is superb! Half orders are not on the menu but available upon request. Saturday and Sunday mornings are busy so plan to wait a bit for a table. It... More

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