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rad pasadena lunch spots?

GrillEmAll Apr 8, 2009 08:38 AM

im in pasadena for the day and am looking for a rad lunch spot. doesnt have to be fancy or anything, just good. any info would help, thanks!


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    Jaytizzle RE: GrillEmAll Apr 8, 2009 09:52 AM

    What type of food are you looking for?

    There are a lot of places in Old Town.

    For something simple and good vibe....Barney's Beanery has good food and the place is awesome to hang out at.

    Barney's Beanery
    99 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105

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      Jack Flash RE: GrillEmAll Apr 8, 2009 11:50 AM

      Cafe Verde

      Cafe Verde
      961 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106

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        whospizza RE: GrillEmAll Apr 8, 2009 12:23 PM

        Lucky Boys... across the street from Trader Joes on arroyo pkwy. Bomb Bacon Cheeseburgers and chili fries! Best 12 bucks you will spend.

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          Jaytizzle RE: whospizza Apr 8, 2009 04:01 PM

          Dang it!! I miss Lucky Boys. I moved out of Pasadena to Newport Beach 5 years ago and have been craving there chili cheese fries and the Breakfast Burritos.

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          BCM RE: GrillEmAll Apr 8, 2009 04:38 PM

          The CrêpeVine (Bistro and Wine Bar) on Mills Place Alley
          36 W Colorado Blvd.,
          Pasadena, CA 91105
          (626) 796-7250

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            calpurnia RE: BCM Apr 8, 2009 05:27 PM

            Unfortunately Crêpe Vine has closed.

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              BCM RE: calpurnia Jul 29, 2009 12:53 PM

              So sorry to hear this...


          2. ipsedixit RE: GrillEmAll Apr 8, 2009 10:46 PM

            Too late now, but I actually think Marston's is a pretty good place for lunch. Food is rather charming and the crowds are nowhere near insanity levels like they are during breakfast and/or weekend brunch.

            Another good option would be LGO.

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              allyh626 RE: GrillEmAll Apr 8, 2009 11:06 PM

              Go to Europane on lake and get an egg salad sandwich...you wont regret it!

              Euro Pane Bakery
              950 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106

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                GrillEmAll RE: allyh626 Apr 9, 2009 01:04 AM

                thanks for the replies guys! we actually went to tarantino's for lunch and jakes burgers for dinner. both were pretty good, i really dug jakes actually. theres so many places out there, i cant wait to try em all!

                have any of you been to that spot attached to the cordon bleu? it looks pretty interesting, pork cheeks and duck on the lunch menu!


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