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La Fiesta Grande

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1107 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA 91030
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Good solid Mexican restaurant

Always very accommodating, good, decent food for a fair price. The staff is super friendly and remembers what you ordered last time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 13, 2015
South Pasadena, California, United States
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South Pasadena, California, United States
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Always very accommodating, good, decent food for a fair price. The staff is super friendly and remembers what you ordered last time.

Thank SusanB933
San Diego, CA
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228 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Absolutely the best service. Incredibly attentive. We were a large group and they did a remarkable job. Jaime was outstanding. Food was very good. Everyone enjoyed the meal. Will definitely be back. Mole is good and so are the enchiladas rancheras. Nothing fancy. Just good old Mexican food at great prices

Thank SDTravelMom
La Puente, CA
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84 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

I'd heard of the food here but this was my first time, and I was not disappointed! The fresh salsa and chips were great, as was the enchilada plate I ordered. Next time we're ordering the soft taco special, which includes a round platter of tortillas, three meats and all the fixings to make your own tacos at the table!

Thank irtorres
South Pasadena, California
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

La Fiesta Grande is an unpretentious family friendly Mexican Restaurant. It's a local favorite. Nothing to write home about, but the food is good and prices are fair. The service is very good as well.

Thank Don R
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182 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

It has the standard Mexican dishes you would expect, but the service is very good and the food is consistently good quality. Better than the chain restaurants at a comparable price. The staff is very friendly and they make you feel at home.

Thank geotech522
Pasadena, California
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Mexican food for white people from the 1950s. Food is generic and bland. One positive: good spot if you have babies or little ones in tow.

Thank bellref
So Cal
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411 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I have to give it one better because the service is pretty good, but those looking for real Mexican need to head into an area that isn't that nice to walk around after eating. Honestly, the food is edible but it isn't the most authentic. We eat here often since we get the restaurant.com GCs all the time. We get... More 

Thank d l
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

My boyfriend and I go here all the time. Really good food and fast,friendly service. I wish they would cook their refried beans with vegetable oil instead of lard since we are vegetarians but I'm not going to reduce their star rating for keeping their food authentic.

Thank melanieamullen
Newport Beach, California
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

La Fiesta Grande serves up tasty carnitas and tostada salads. Their margaritas are really good and excellent service. Not much ambiance, but the friendly service and tasty drinks will more than make up for it.

Thank jaguilar323
South Pasadena
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013 via mobile

Went with my wife for a week night dinner. As usual service was attentive and food was good. consistent and cordial.

Thank Garry M

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1107 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA 91030
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South Pasadena
  • Phone Number: 626-441-6217

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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