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1001 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106-2404
+1 626-683-0550
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a restaurant with so not so many different plates but every one are incredibly. The city are incredible

Thank German E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This has gotta be one of the finer places to eat yourself silly in Pasadena. Welcoming arrival, rapid seating and a host of well-trained staff to greet you. Haven't seen a group so eager to please in a long time. Copious portions: don't overlook the grilled mollejas: sweetbreads with a cylinder of avocado-tomato or the beet and artichoke salad. The... More 

Thank Brother B
Los Angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my daughter here and she LOVED the mac n cheese!!! Steak was awesome, as was the dessert. Will definitely visit again.

Thank lsc309
Santa Rosa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We happened to come to Pasadena for their Dine LA week so thought we would try this out and were not disappointed! The dishes were terrific and service good!

Thank revett2016
Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

We were only in Pasadena for one night and wished to have a delicious and memorable dinner. Malbec was within walking distance of our hotel, so we gave it a try. The staff was wonderful, attentive, helpful, and kind. The appetizers, main courses, and desserts we ordered were simply fantastic - one of the best meals we've eaten in years.... More 

Thank Goodeats307
Los Angeles
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

I've been to Argentina and had their steaks, and it was a breath of fresh air. The cattles and lambs are grass feed on the land and have a distinct taste compared to the meat here. I believed that they have patiented there sheep as Patagonia lamb. With that said, the lamb here at Malbec is from Australia or New... More 

Thank Duke_tran_97
Hampshire, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Yummy appetizers and lengthy wine list. Disappointed that they don't offer traditional filet mignon. I had a cut of beef that was close but not quite. Cooked to order.

Thank Slp322
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Leland, our waiter, made the evening even more enjoyable. He suggested dishes and lovely wine to pair with the steak, sausages and pasta we selected. Papas Provenzai were a delicious side dish. The Mousse De Chocolate is definitely worth the calories. Dining there is a very friendly, pleasant experience.

Thank Sylvia W
Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Simple great Everything on the menu was made to perfection. Large portions in general you can not go wrong

Thank virumpatel
Moorpark, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

My family & I have occasionally visited this wonderful restaurant & have just celebrated my husband's birthday. The service, hostess & even the owner are terrific & bend over backwards to accommodate you. The food is Argentine with choices of beef, fish & chicken & I ordered rack of lamb which is wonderfully cooked. Top chef prepared & farm to... More 

Thank KarenK366

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinean, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 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
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106-2404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-683-0550

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