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Lista's Grill

) #2 of 91 Restaurants in Pasadena $$ - $$$, Southwestern, American, International
2412 Mountain Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122-1212
+1 410-437-8999
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Southwestern, American, International
$$ - $$$
2412 Mountain Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122-1212
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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

The staff is so welcoming and the food is delicious. We were so happy to find this place when we moved to the area!

1  Thank pinkamanda708
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Wonderful place to eat. Food is good, Hospitality is great. Service is excellent. Southwestern food with an American flair. Drinks were pretty good also.

1  Thank firelt21
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Some friends took us there. Best salmon I had since I visited Vancouver! My wife said sangria was excellent. Can't wait to go again.

Thank Malcolm B
Reviewed March 6, 2017

The steak here as well as the steak fajitas is among the best I've had. They take the time to do it right. It's not the cheapest but among the very best.More

Thank Mark21122
ListasGrill, Owner at Lista's Grill, responded to this review

Mark, thank you for your positive review! However, we just want to clarify for TripAdvisor readers that Lista's Grill is NOT a Mexican restaurant nor are we Tex-Mex. We are a modern American restaurant serving a great variety of local and eclectic favorites including steaks,...More

Reviewed March 6, 2017

We have eaten here numerous times. Without a doubt, the best crab cakes I have ever had. Drinks are always just right, and the Garlic shrimp appetizer is the best!

Thank rotagsr
Reviewed March 1, 2017

First visit Lista's and we were pleasantly pleased with the entire operation. The service, the food, the company all worked very.

Thank Steve K
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

Lista's is a great "hole in the wall" restaurant with a small bar area that offers an eclectic menu, and some phenomenal Mexican food.... if it's available, try the "fried cheesecake".... it's so unique, and quite goodMore

Thank Cl C
ListasGrill, Owner at Lista's Grill, responded to this review

Cl C, thank you SO MUCH for your great review! However, we just wanted to clarify for TripAdvisor readers that Lista's Grill is NOT a Mexican restaurant nor are we Tex-Mex. We are a modern American restaurant serving a great variety of local and eclectic...More

Reviewed February 13, 2017

I have enjoyed every visit to Lista's! The food has always been very good, very fresh and the staff has always been very friendly and efficient!

Thank Alison K
Reviewed January 30, 2017

I love this place and been coming here since they opened (moved from Baltimore) The staff and ambience are nice but the food is wonderful. This is not a generic Mexican place, although they do have many dishes, they have a southwestern fusion to them....More

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed January 18, 2017

The is the nicest and friendliest restaurant you could ever go too. The owners are always they and really make you feel special. And on top of that, it is so cute and quaint, you just cant go wrong here. Their food is superb! The...More

Thank joan c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $28
Southwestern, American, International
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2412 Mountain Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122-1212
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 410-437-8999
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Lista's Grill is an award-winning, Modern American restaurant serving an eclectic mix of steaks, seafood, and American Southwest entrees. (We are NOT a Mexican nor Tex-Mex restaurant.) Since 1974, chef Ruben Evangelista and hostess wife, Kathy, have treated guests to delicious, high-quality food in a casual, colorful, cheerful atmosphere. Our diverse menu is available for dining in or carry-out, and we also cater 7 days and nights weekly at our restaurant or your location. See our menu on our website, or visit our facebook page for weekly specials.