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Wahoo's Fish Taco

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264 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-3002
+1 626-449-2005
11:00 - 21:00
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Wellington, New Zealand
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Had lunch here with 5 colleagues who were variously vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, lactose intolerant and carnivorous. The way the menu works made this no issue - you pick your protein and your main and they combine it together, so if you want tofu, fish, meat it's not problem. The severs are generous, the price reasonable and the service fast. There's... More 

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Pasadena, California
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Fast food ambiance in the South Lake area of Pasadena. I like the food: fresh tasting and yummy. Surfer and skateboard theme all over the walls.

Thank Dancenut449
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679 reviews
515 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

This place is between Lake Street and the parking lot behind. It is narrow, with the kitchen taking up about 2/3 of the middle, so the seats are along one wall, until one gets to either end. There are also tables and chairs outside on Lake St. The food was OK and there was plenty of it. The fish taco... More 

Pasadena, California
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Don't be fooled by the name -- they have other types of meat for the tacos, including several veggie options like ground mushrooms, which are quite delicious.

Thank MaryMargaretMcMertz
Oakland, California
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94 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Well, fish tacos have to top my list of great foods, and Wahoo's fills the bill... A real quick-service joint, this place has a wide selection of beer & some of the best food around. You can wait for parking on the crowded Lake St or you can be smart and head around back to the big parking lot. The... More 

Thank bazi43
Pasadena, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

We eat here at least two or three times a month for dinner. Parking not always easy though. I usually get the nachos with carnitas or fish tacos. Gotta get the Mr. Lees hot sauce! Hot but kinda sweet. Delicious on everything. Friendly staff.

Thank Twerps234
Orange, California
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216 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2015 via mobile

The people are nice enough, but it's definitely not the highest quality of food. The mixed greens in the salad were so tart and old tasting, that I just threw it away. The salmon was fine. Nothing to write home about. My husband didn't even finish his one taco plate, saying that everything tasted to processed.

Thank FunintheOCsun
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276 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2014

Good service, very kid friendly. The menu is broad, chicken, fish, beef, carnitas, shrimp and vegetarian tacos/salads/burritos/rice bowls and so forth. Although the food doesn't taste quite as it looks on the menu, this is a good choice for a quick, good value for the money lunch and it is a great place to go with kids.

Thank Eric G
Los Angeles, California
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106 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2014

First time lunch visit to Wahoo's in Pasadena! Citrus slaw tacos were very tasty and healthy! My friend had the taquitos (pork) and brown rice and black beans. She was equally impressed with the preparation, the presentation, and, of course, the taste! We had a 1pm lunch. The workers were just finishing bussing the last few inside tables and the... More 

Thank CN M
West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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126 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2014

If you want good cheap food in Pasadena on S. Lake Avenue near Del Mar, this is the place. I discovered it several years ago on a brief stay nearby in Pasadena and went again recently. The citrus slaw topping on the fish (or any other) tacos is recommended. Burritos are tasty but a friend told me the Baja rolls... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Mexican, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 264 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-3002
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-449-2005

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?