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3838 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-3940
+1 626-449-4412
06:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 06:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 06:30 - 00:00
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Los Angeles, California
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Food quality and portions at this particular Tops (there is at least one other, but this is by far the best) are enough to overcome reasonable complaints about the rapidly decaying surrounding area that is being neglected by L.A. County and the often long, that's l-o-n-g, wait in the drive-thru line. Yes, the burgers are great but the salads and,... More 

Thank Padrino62
Pasadena, California
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Sandwiches are big enough for two people who just wanted a regular meal. My fave is the tuna melt. Also try the corned beef on sourdough. Delicious!

Thank cherry t
Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Note - this is only for the Colorado Blvd. location; the Tops on Walnut St. is not the same. Here, the pastrami sandwich is a joy. I suggest getting it without the pickles on it, so the roll will hold together better. We split one, since they are very large. Speaking of very large, the small order of french fries... More 

1 Thank Allan G
Norwalk, California
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The food here is so good. We have had their pastrami, hamburgers, chili cheese fries, onion rings, French fries - all that unhealthy food. Everything was very good. You order, get your own soft drinks and the food is brought to your table. Have been here many times. They are usually always busy but it doesn't take that long to... More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Long standing local fixture. Nothing fancy but all is prepared to order quickly and portions generous. Variety of menu choices from standard American, some Mexican (well it is So Cal!) and even a few Greek! Burgers are great as are fries and salads are very fresh. Help very efficient and friendly. Great for a quick meal.

Thank r k
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This burger stand has the best burgers and fries. I also tried the pastrami. It was nice and moist. Huge sandwich, but delicious. I recommend you eat here.

Thank CIsreal
Los Angeles, California
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914 reviews
673 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We tried this place based on Trip Advisor recommendations while biking through Pasadena. You order at the counter, find a seat and they call you when your good is ready. The avocado bacon burger was real good and I liked their onion rings. The place was clean and staff friendly. Easy parking and drivethru available. They also had outside seating... More 

Thank ZumaDawg
Burbank, California
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

We found a gem after visiting LA Arboretum!! Tops is the best fast food , with amazing choices, prices, fast service, large delicious portions, and we cannot wait to go back!

Thank Salmon2013
Sherwood, Oregon
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We had a tuna melt and a bacon cheese burger with fries. The menu is huge, the food portions are huge. The food is so fresh. Pickled carrots/peppers/onions out for sides if you want. Second time we went we had a hot dog a corn dog and fries.this time we got the "small" fries and still had left overs. The... More 

Thank Kerry F
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625 reviews
382 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

If you love a juicy pastrami sandwich, and who doesn't, Tops is for you. The sandwiches are simply divine, and the onion rings are plentiful. A worthy stop.

Thank AngusDad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3838 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-3940
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-449-4412

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