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Cafe Verde

961 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106-2410
+1 626-356-9811
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“european cafe” (2 reviews)
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961 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106-2410
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Away from super busy Old Pasadena, we can always get a table with no wait - good food, but the service is hit or miss. Last time the waiters literally couldn't figure out what their stations were, and it took 10 minutes to get someone...More

Thank P S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Went here for breakfast, tasted delicious. Extensive meny, so everyone should find something to their taste.

Thank HildeHansen
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Had to leave after a table seated after us had their order taken and drinks delivered while we sat and waited without being acknowledged.

Thank cedarclark
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We had a couple of the specials including Eggs Benedict with soft-shell crab instead of ham, and squash-flower with pico de gallo, etc. Excellent food.

Thank carolschneiderman
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

If you haven't been here, or if it's been awhile, come! Delicious entrees. Great choices. Our waiter, John, was pleasant, polite, attentive. Great ambiance. New rooms that are lovely. Great music. Amazing bartender with old and new favorites. An overall delightful experience. Visit soon!

Thank nbadams7
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I am so sad to write this review. This restaurant had always been one of our favorites in the area. But after last night, we won't be back. We have been going to Cafe Verde for years, since back when it was only one small...More

1  Thank Brian J
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Nice series of small dining rooms evoking a european cafe with bare red top metal tables and pleasant photography on walls. We wished the kitchen were more inventive with the Mexican and Hispanic flavors. Only standout at brunch was the Papas y Rajas con Chorizo...More

Thank Brother B
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Saw this restaurant while driving in the area it is located. Decided to return because I was impressed with the relaxed ambience observed. I had rib eye steak sandwich with caesar and it was an excellent choice for lunch. Enjoyed a great house merlot with...More

Thank Tommy M
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Cafe Verde is a treasure. Located on Green and Mentor in Pasadena. Every meal has worthy options and the service and presentation is of an "old world" sensibility. There are many great choices, but my one favorite item is the Lobster Roll. Extra large portion...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I came in, was the only one there, they said I could sit anywhere. I sat at a small table, the seat was cracked. So I moved to the four top next to me. The waiter then asked if I could move to the small...More

Thank Joy W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 961 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106-2410
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-356-9811
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