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Lucky Baldwin's Trappiste

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Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, British
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1770 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-2225
+1 626-844-0447
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08:00 - 01:30
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Sun - Wed 08:00 - 00:00
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ireland
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice bar with a large selection of international and domestic beers , I ordered and really enjoyed the steak pie , other items on the menu looked good too ie. the fish and chips and the burgers. Probably would not travel to far to come here but if in the area I would be dining here again.

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Thank gigmickey
Peggy S, Owner at Lucky Baldwin's Trappiste, responded to this review

Thanks so much for stopping by and enjoying some of our steak pie, Mickey! If you're ever again in the area, you know where to find us -- we've got so much left for you to get a taste of! - Peggy, Owner More 

Portland, Oregon
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This pub was close to my hotel (Saga Motor Hotel) and the Dodgers were in the playoffs, so I went. The place was packed and the only table available was far away from the tvs, so the waiter moved me to a better location. He got my wine order wrong - it is a beer place - but he was... More 

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Thank CARLYE P
Peggy S, Owner at Lucky Baldwin's Trappiste, responded to this review

We're thrilled we got a chance to welcome you while you were in town, Carlye, and happier still that you had such a great time. Apologies for the mistake with your wine order, once again! Glad we made things right though. Anytime you're in the area we'd love to see you again! Cheers, Peggy, Owner More 

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lucky Baldwins is a small chain of bar/restaurants in the Pasadena area with a distinctly British accent. The East Colorado Boulevard outlet also carries the Trappiste tag in recognition of its wide selection of European craft beers. But not only does it offer an exceptional range of draft and bottled craft beers from the US and abroad, it also serves... More 

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Thank Tom W
Peggy S, Owner at Lucky Baldwin's Trappiste, responded to this review

An expert rundown of who we are and what we do, Tom! Thanks for taking the time to write this up. The five star rating is just icing on the cake. Hope to welcome you back soon for more of what you loved! Cheers, Peggy, Owner More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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121 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Wanted to have a satisfying dinner while in Pasadena for a night. Lots of pubs serve fish and chips so I couldn't give lots of points for the food. What distinguishes this place is the positive Attitude of the wait staff. There is an extensive variety of beers and the waiters are willing to work with your tastes and their... More 

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Thank Emortens
Peggy S, Owner at Lucky Baldwin's Trappiste, responded to this review

I'm a firm believer that quality service can make or break a dining experience, Emortens, so it's a pleasure to hear our service was what made the difference for you. Thank you for sending your compliments to our staff! Here's hoping you'll join us again anytime you're in the area. Best wishes, Peggy, Owner More 

Escondido, California
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We ate here last Saturday night while in Pasadena. It's a pretty nice place. Decent beer and decent wine. Funky atmosphere. I had the fish and chips and my husband had the curry. The food is ok, nothing to rave about, at least with what we ate. The fish was mostly batter, not much fish inside. The curry was ok.... More 

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Thank Algene A
Peggy S, Owner at Lucky Baldwin's Trappiste, responded to this review

Sounds like you had a great time with us, Algene! Thanks for visiting last weekend during your stay in Pasadena and for sharing your thoughts on TripAdvisor too. Typically our fish is a little meatier than what you described; sorry if it was a let down. But definitely give our meat pies a try anytime you're here -- I know... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I ordered an omelet with onions, bacon and avocado. There was way more of the filling than I expected. Plus the omelet wasn't greasy from the bacon. And tons of crispy home fries with green and red peppers.

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Thank Larry K
Peggy S, Owner at Lucky Baldwin's Trappiste, responded to this review

Sounds like our omelet took you by surprise, Larry! Glad to hear it was even better than you hoped for. Thanks for the five stars! All the best, Peggy, Owner More 

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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Came in and watched a game of football on the tele. Ordered a few pints and had a decent order of fish and chips. Comes with mushy peas. I believe their tartar sauce is made in house with dill. Nice accompaniment to the fish. The dill added a lovely flavor to the tartar sauce.

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Thank Krissy L
Peggy S, Owner at Lucky Baldwin's Trappiste, responded to this review

You came to the right place to watch a football match and enjoy a pint or two, Krissy! Thanks for joining us and for the kind words about the dishes you tried too. You know where to find us again anytime you're in the mood for more of the same! Cheers, Peggy, Owner More 

Pasadena, California
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199 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Fish and Chips good beside several other British favorites. Typical English Football type Pub with many TVs handling all sports likes; mine being soccer.

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Thank Warner L
Peggy S, Owner at Lucky Baldwin's Trappiste, responded to this review

Warner, I'm happy to see we're the perfect place to watch a soccer game or two. You're always welcome at our place -- we'd love to serve you more of our fish and chips soon. Until next time, Peggy, Owner More 

California
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118 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

I was in the mood for a cold beer. Came here with my sister and we ordered a beer on tap. It wasn't the coldest, but it was good. Not the cleanest place. Seemed like a local hangout. Was interesting to try a new place. I may go back, who knows?

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Thank tomjonesCalifornia
Peggy S, Owner at Lucky Baldwin's Trappiste, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us a shot, tomjonesCalifornia, but I'm a little surprised and disappointed to hear we didn't quite hit the mark. Certainly you should expect a cold beer when you come to our pubs, and the same is true about our cleanliness. I'll be looking into both of those comments, making sure we're on target going forward. Those aren't... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

English style pub with English pub grub. Had a great steak and ale pie. Good selection of beers, but wine pricey.

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Thank Dragonlady60
Peggy S, Owner at Lucky Baldwin's Trappiste, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed the steak and ale pie, Dragonlady60! You came to the right pub in Pasadena for a taste of England. I hope you've been enjoying your stay! Cheers, Peggy, Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 01:30
Friday
08:00 - 01:30
Saturday
08:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1770 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-2225
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-844-0447
Description
An authentic British pub, Lucky Baldwin’s offers a friendly, family environment to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner. Fancy a pint? We’ve got 65 beers on tap. We serve traditional pub food, including customer favorite: fish and chips. Cheers!

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