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Magnolia House

492 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-3514
+1 626-584-1126
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good64%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
492 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-3514
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

We went with family to the Magnolia House restaurant on South Lake Avenue in Pasadena in California. We basically just had a bottle of their house white wine together with half a dozen starter dishes. These were quite highly flavoured with hot sauces which suited...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Peter T
Reviewed October 19, 2018

This place is always good. There is a nice variety and all food is well prepared. It is typically pretty crowded but the service is still good and very friendly. Good value and decent size portions both with the appetizers and with entrees.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Judy K
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Nice place to hang out for a drink and to meet up with friends. The food is also very good and out of the ordinary.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Johnsid1
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Great lounge atmosphere! We had a good time. Very chill vibe. The atmosphere is great with couches and tables. The appetizers are so so good! The hand crafted cocktails are good. The servers are so friendly! We called and were put on wait list. We...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Angieaswims
Reviewed December 15, 2017

Really good food...Not your ordinary take on favorites which is what makes it unique Good drink menu and friendly service

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank travelshooter71
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Last time I ate at Magnolia was a couple of years ago, and I really liked it after its makeover into an airy, small-plates bistro. This time the hostess was friendly and very patient as we made up our mind between a sidewalk table and...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank briochem2000
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Not much else around, we stopped in and were pleasantly surprised. The food is good! try the cauliflower dish, very tasty yet healthy. We also enjoyed the blackened fish tacos and the Korean wings. The cocktails (we stuck with G&T) were $13 each so our...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank GPToak
Reviewed April 26, 2017

My wife and I can hear for brunch a few weeks ago and loved their food and service! I couldn't figure out the theme of the restaurant but we didn't care. Service was really excellent and the food was so delicious. We loved it and...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Emmanuel B
Reviewed February 23, 2017

This is one of those popular restaurants in trendier parts of Los Angeles that go in for serving a selection of starters in a tapas like way, instead of serving proper main courses once you have eaten a starter. Actually the wine and starters were...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Peter T
Reviewed January 7, 2017

All right, I am not a Hipster. As the late, great Tom Snyder would have said, there it is, I said it! The chef/host/bartender/wait staff at Magnolia would have no idea who Tom Snyder is, unless that is the name of their acting teacher, or...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Padrino62
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Bar
Late Night, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 492 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-3514
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-584-1126
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