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Chiquita Bonita

3565 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-3817
+1 626-796-5592
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chile relleno” (4 reviews)
“taquitos” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
3565 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-3817
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know why anyone said this restaurant is vegetarian friendly, because it is pretty much by definition not. We asked them, "Do you use lard?" The waiter answered, "Yes, in every dish. The only thing that does not have lard is the lettuce." This...More

Thank Justin S
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I was looking for a good Mexican restaurant and was surprised to find this little gem right across from my hotel. Large portions for a modest price! I got the beef tacos with rice and beans. The taco shells were fried in house (not store...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Very Good carnitas taco guacamole was so fresh the people were very friendly . I loved the seats very different.. I will return there again when I am here in Pasadena . Thank you

Thank Leza C
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

A small hole in the wall place with great Mexican food. The 3 of us all liked our food very much. Great chips and salsa picante, enchiladas, tacos, Chile relleno and free drink refills. The only complaint is they don't have a full liquor license...More

Thank realityadvisor
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

The faded sign and the quiet block mask a vibrant, homestyle restaurant tpwith great food. I loved the fluffy rice and beans and my tamale and chile rellano. Great place!

Thank bandes
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Charming local restaurant right across the street from the Best Western, so walking over was so easy. Easy ambience, really good Mexican food - we both had a couple beers and our dinner with tip was $41.

Thank 440maryen
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Old school Mexican. Love the ambiance and food. Great stuff. I ate 3-4 things off the menu, and I recommend them all. Chile rellenos, enchiladas, tostadas. All good.

Thank Chimp_Baxter
Reviewed 28 August 2017

It really is easy to drive by without seeing it. We went in on a Sunday afternoon. It is your basic restaurant but what struck me was how clean everything was. Maybe because I have worked in food service but there are those little things...More

Thank lynndds
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We come here every other week..Always good...must try the pozole on weekends...There is also the carnitas tacos with yummy guacamole

Thank Natalie Eleanor C
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Chips and salsa are great, and this was my first time here. I ordered soft tacos. They were good but I wouldn't say "amazing" or anything superlative. I'd like to try more of the menu though. The decor is the bomb! Nice staff. If you're...More

Thank Jon M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3565 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-3817
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-796-5592
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