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Amara Chocolate & Coffee

55 S Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-1934
+1 626-710-8831
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“churros” (27 reviews)
“arepas” (10 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
Latin, Cafe, Venezuelan, Spanish, Deli
$$ - $$$
55 S Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-1934
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

A small cafe with so much deliciousness! As far as understood from their website, its a Venezuelan cafe and that's something first time for me....Loved it...specially Chicken Pesto sandwich and the Chocolate-bites and definitely my cuppa coffee. The staffs are supercool and provides excellent service...I...More

Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Best pastries in town, the arepas are delicious, several gluten free options on desserts and lunch items

Thank Aligrat
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Everythingchocolate the serve or sell is superb. Try the hot chocolate or take home some powdered chocolate. You’ll love it.

Thank mlwFortLee_Nj
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

This place serves Venezuelan style hot chocolate, pastries, and quick bites. We ordered 8 empanadas and 4 cheese sticks; the bill came to be $50, which is definitely on the pricier side. Empanadas came in three flavors, beef, chicken, and salmon. The transitional cheese one...More

Thank Rachelle W
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

I was recommended this cafe and my coffee was good, however my friends Aztec coffee was taking a very long time. On asking we found they had missed it while taking care of another very big order. I was impressed with how they took care...More

1  Thank happinessvortex
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

I don't know, it was a weird mix!! I am from Venezuela and I was visiting from Miami. Here in Miami you find a lot of Venezuelan restaurants so I guess we are spoiled in some way. When we went to this place I found...More

Thank Gida N
Reviewed July 16, 2017

A friend recommended that I try this when in town. I was not disappointed, there was a small wait to order, but was greeted as I entered. They have a wide variety of options they helped me to narrow my options. I settled on the...More

1  Thank FastTravelerUT
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

I think the name of this restaurant is very misleading as it offers so much more than gourmet chocolate and churros. I had an Argentinian sandwich that was full of flavor and so satisfying. They have an array of fresh breakfast and lunch items with...More

1  Thank rklace
Reviewed June 7, 2017

Friendly Spanish style atmosphere, the owners are very nice. Everything we ate or drank there tasted perfect; we are regular!

Thank rosedesaron
Reviewed May 26, 2017

We stopped in for a snack after shopping. Fantastic mini churros with vanilla ice cream and dark chocolate dipping sauce. Amazing! A gem in Old Town Pasadena!

1  Thank Kay Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 S Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-1934
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-710-8831
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