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146 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-2652
+1 626-304-7700
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (11 reviews)
“salad” (38 reviews)
“cafeteria style” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
146 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-2652
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The food here was amazing...........so many choices for me who LOVES veggies. also the Lemonade choices are MANY and YUMMY the ones we tried..........loved it!!

Thank jeannette y
Reviewed 5 January 2018

A large group of us met at this location to get together. It was great for solving the bill problem due to the cafeteria style service. It having been my first time, I relied on reading online reviews to order. However if I had no...More

Thank CHinSoCal
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The ordering process was a little convoluted, enough so that a host is stationed at the front of the cafeteria style line, explaining the different methods of ordering. Once that is understood, you move through the line selecting from a wide range of dishes -...More

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This place gets good ratings, but it serves food cafeteria style, so I wondered why. Then I tried it. The way it works is you take a tray and go down the line picking what you want, then pay and take your tray to your...More

Thank PrinceConsort
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is a cafeteria-style place, very informal, but the food has the creativity and quality that one associates with fine dining. The Brussel sprouts with anchovies are wonderful!

Thank Imhereonbusiness
Reviewed 10 August 2017

A clean looking place to clean your hungry soul. The dynamic lemonade store is a mix of farmers market with healthy eats, organic or veggie restaurant all together. When making the line, you may have difficulty making choices of what you want because everything looks...More

Thank Cristina C
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

The salads here are really different and interesting. I had to jump the line so I had an idea of all of the options, but no biggie. I recommend the 5-salad meal--that way you get to try a bunch of yummy salads. Yes, it is...More

Thank Sal M
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Buffet with salad and sandwiches, lemonade a speciality. Nice food, a bit pricy. Pleasant staff, excellent for lunch.

Thank Alf Morten G
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Fun adventure with your friends if you want to try out a good food adventure. When with a women's group that visits new restaurants in Pasadena and was very pleased.

Thank JVAhappydaze
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Disappointing dinner. Long buffet line but the best food was at the end----no insight as to the coming entrees. By the time you ordered some salads, the bill had built up to a very expensive meal. Very pricey for the average food. Cafeteria style tables...More

Thank blball520
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-2652
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-304-7700
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