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Racion

119 W Green St, Pasadena, CA 91105-2027
+1 626-396-3090
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (31 reviews)
“tongue” (4 reviews)
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119 W Green St, Pasadena, CA 91105-2027
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

4 adults shared plates and a bottle of wine. Every single dish was delicious and some were very interesting- I wouldn't have thought of those items but I'm glad someone did. The trout was a hit even with the person who doesn't like trout. The...More

Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Valentine's Day! I wanted to trust the Spanish style cooking of a new Spanish Chef in Pasadena! What a complete bust! Once again, I have to say, I always get amazed of how some of the so-called Spanish restaurants with a California twist are full...More

Thank fjaviercortes
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The food, wine, and service are exemplary. Creative menu options. Convenient location on Green Street close to Old Town. Pricy but worth a visit.

Thank Maggie F
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Friends raved so I went with a couple of them. Racion lived up to its billing and then some! We ordered at least 8 or 9 dishes which was plenty for the 3 of us. My fav dishes were crispy whole smelt, roasted turnips, chicken...More

Thank aresverde
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Heard about this place and read a few reviews. Thought it would be just another "tapas" place. Went after the movies for dinner. It's a small restaurant on Green Street in Pasadena over by the old Twin Palms building. Wait staff was small, just like...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The food is definitely unique and what we ate was very tasty but the prices were high portions very small. We did not feel very welcome even though the restaurant was not very busy.

1  Thank goletagone
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We enjoyed a very pleasant meal at Racion the other night with a couple of friends. The fare is Spanish and the restaurant offers small plates designed to be shared. As one would expect, the tapas shine here. The four of us shared a plate...More

Thank Ken T
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable experience. My first experience of basque food. This restaurant deserves great reviews from the staff,chef and of course the food and wine ALL excellent! Beautiful atmosphere.

Thank skinpro
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The menu has about 25 plates, ranging from simple and cheap (olives for $5) to more expensive. We sampled about eight and they were all delicious, with complex flavors and multiple ingredients, such as the sweet potatoes with a blue cheese cream and spicy carmel...More

1  Thank timoteo56
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I went there with three other people and we split tapas and sangria. The food was good, but the portions were small compared to other Spanish restaurants that serve tapas, both in the US and in Spain. They were also pretty pricey for the small...More

Thank Macaira O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
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Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 W Green St, Pasadena, CA 91105-2027
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-396-3090
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Description
Tapas and Spanish Cuisine
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