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Oct 7, 2008 03:43 PM

Looking for good lunch place in San Marino or Pasadena

Going to the Huntington Library and looking for nice place to have lunch, not too fancy, not to plain.

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  1. hands down.

    Mission St. between El Molino and Los Robles
    no reservations
    closed Sunday

    2649 Mission St, San Marino, CA 91108

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    1. re: revets2


      This is EXACTLY what you're looking for.

    2. or firefly bistro in South Pasadena....

      1009 El Centro St, South Pasadena, CA 91030

      1. Julienne is a good choice, but can be crowded sometimes.

        An alternative might be Cafe Verde.

        1. Tea at the Huntington Library though you have to make reservations in advance.

          1. The guy who runs the French household-linens store on Mission says Bistro de la Gare is his favorite lunch place; reminds him of home! I haven't had lunch there, but his faves are the steak frites and the croque monsieur, both under $20.