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“Food was excellent - service was excellent”

La Grande Orange Cafe
Ranked #1 of 711 Restaurants in Pasadena
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Del Mar
Transit: Located along the light rail at the Del Mar Station.
West Covina, California
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Food was excellent - service was excellent”
Reviewed June 15, 2012

Atmosphere was really exciting and lively. Service was excellent.
I ate every bite of my dinner meal (fish) - absolutely delicious.
Restaurant is well known for its wine coolers, I believe, but didn't get to try one, unfortunately. Had a great time with my friends.

Visited July 2011
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
pasadena,ca
Level 6 Contributor
124 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Usually great”
Reviewed June 3, 2012

We come here every few months and generally have good experiences. Most recently we went on a Tue evening, making our drinks 1/2 price and the second meal only $5. The issue this time was that the kid's meals were smaller than usual (they are usually great and very cheap). I usually get the ahi sandwich which I love (though once rare meant still frozen inside). They do french fries better than anywhere I've been. This is a very noisy place.

  • Visited May 2012
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Glendale, California, United States
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great place for lunch”
Reviewed May 29, 2012

Good food and drinks. A great place for lunch. The servers were most helpful with the menu selections.

Visited November 2011
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Pasadena, California
Level 6 Contributor
135 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Wonderful fresh combinations”
Reviewed May 28, 2012

Food is delicious--fresh, organic ingredients. The taco platters are scrumptious-homemade tortillas, amazing kale slaw, absolutley delicious guacamole and salsa with your choice of fish, meat chicken or vegetarian. The swordfish is the most juicy and flavorful but others have loved the filet mignon and ahi tuna also. Another wonderful huge dish which must be shared: chicken nachos.

Visited October 2011
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Pasadena, California
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“DisAPPOINTED”
Reviewed May 28, 2012

Although LGO has been an above average dining spot in past visits, we found it well below average this past Monday, apparently a 2-for-1 promotion night. A cheeseburger, ordered medium, had the physical consistency and ovoid shape of a pigskin football. It's bun, soggy from the greasy discharge, was difficult to hold together. Accompanying fries were so cold, the frying oil cast a chalk-colored white on the surface of the fries which snapped like pencils when bitten. By the time we could get our server to check in with us, it made no sense for us to spend another 30 minutes, so we slithered and squeezed our way to the exit, through the still waiting crowd, a grabbed a couple complimentary salt-topped chocolate chip cookies, and left disappointed.

  • Visited May 2012
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