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Merengue Bakery and Cafe- MOVED

110 E Colorado Blvd, Monrovia, CA 91016-2804
+1 626-358-5650
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good47%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
21 Feb 2018
31 May 2017
“Dynamite Cuban food & pastries”
Restaurant Hours Closed
110 E Colorado Blvd, Monrovia, CA 91016-2804
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Yup-the sandwiches are the real deal: go for the lechon or the ropa vieja and you can't go wrong. If you are fighting calories, close your eyes when you walk up to order. The display cases will knock you out: pastry heaven. Good service, seating...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We researched amazing Cuban food within 100 miles & found this one in Monrovia. So we headed out in the am for a food adventure. We drove a little over an hour & we found easy parking & we were pleasantly surprised with the best...More

Thank suzannerB7622RX
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

I was in a Thanksgiving bind as we were running late to my brother's. Since he was hosting & making dinner, I wanted to provide dessert but didn't get a chance to pick-up something in my neighborhood. I did a quick Yelp search in his...More

Thank Kimberly L
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Merengue disappeared a few months ago, and has yet to resurface in Monrovia! We sure do miss your terrific Cuban pastries - especially the guava, and your knock out coffee! Great for big groups, especially after a bike ride!

Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 31 July 2014

This bakery and restaurant has amazing Cuban pastries. For a family get together, I ordered a tray of Refugees (cream cheese & guava filled pastries) and guava filled pastries. Delicious. The beef empanadas and the potato balls (mashed potato stuffed with cheese and beef) are...More

2  Thank Lorraine T
Reviewed 22 July 2014

This is a great little find in downtown Monrovia suitable for family, friends, or solo. It would be a fun, very casual date place. They have some amazing pastries and also do an incredible job on their custom cakes. We had a fabulous "Cuban style"...More

Thank PasadenaTess
Reviewed 18 June 2014

I stumbled upon this restaurant when I had to go to old downtown Monrovia for business, and what a great find for Cuban food! I didn't have time for a sit-down meal, but happily, the bakery had finger foods available. I had the potato balls...More

Thank Dada_Angie2013
Reviewed 13 May 2014

We had the Healthy Scrambles and the ice mocha coffee on Mother Day's. Good Service even though the place had alot of people. They have a good meun. Breakfast, lunch and alot of Bakery items. Which I will come back for. Price wasn't bad. Lots...More

Thank Iva S
Reviewed 21 November 2013 via mobile

Just enjoyed a chicken empanada and cheese ball for dinner followed by a Carmel cake. Everything was amazing, I even brought something home for later. The prices were reasonable and it was very friendly place. The staff was very helpful.

Thank Cmac2385
Reviewed 26 May 2013

First off, let me say that this review is about the pastries (too hooked on those to try anything else, as yet). Their coconut strudel is to die for . . . Not too sweet, and a nice CHUNK of real coconut inside (nuke 'em...More

2  Thank Mizkwebb
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 E Colorado Blvd, Monrovia, CA 91016-2804
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monrovia
  • Phone Number: +1 626-358-5650
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