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Apr 8, 2009 08:38 AM

rad pasadena lunch spots?

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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  1. 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

    1. Cafe Verde

      Cafe Verde
      961 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106

      1. 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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        1. re: whospizza

          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.

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

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          1. re: BCM

            Unfortunately Crêpe Vine has closed.

          2. 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.