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Cafe LuMar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, Eastern European,
136 E Colorado Blvd, Monrovia, CA 91016-2804
+1 626-357-2184
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“goulash” (13 reviews)
“crepes” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
European, Eastern European, Croatian, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
136 E Colorado Blvd, Monrovia, CA 91016-2804
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were eight for dinner and choose this restaurant because we knew it would be quiet. And it was. We can all hear each other talk. But of course the best part was the food. Some in our group ordered the three-course special while others...More

Thank Sa-i44
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Luckily we had a reservation at noon on a Friday when this 26, or so, seat restaurant was full with reservations for the open tables. The 10 seat outdoor area on the sidewalk was also available but not especially attractive on a winter day. Maggie...More

Thank 22club58
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Love, love, love this place. One of our favorite restaurants. Who knew Croatian tasted so good?! Our favorites: Beef Stroganoff, Sarma & Chevapi. Not bad: Goulash, Lamb Chop & Pork Schnitzel. We also like to order Lemonade & Chicken Soup. Chicken soup is amazing.

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Never had Croatian food until Cafe LuMar. Who knew it tasted so good?! We're definitely a fan! We usually get Sarma (stuffed cabbage), Beef Stroganoff and our latest addition to our list/new favorite - Chevapi (Beef Kebab stuffed in pita Bread). Their Chicken Noodle Soup...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Croatian food and great service. Good hearty dishes available such as Goulash, Sarma and Beef Stroganoff. Lighter fare also available, salads and sandwiches. Crepes also available, savory for lunch or sweet for dessert that are all delicious. They serve beer and wine, Croatian beer is...More

Thank darwindan
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

My brother took me to thus place that he said I would enjoy. Today is Thursday but the place was full of people, some had even made reservations for their group. It was nice to eat outside and enjoy the nice weather. They had lentil...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Several different dishes we have ordered have been tasty alternatives to standard restaurant fare. We have enjoyed our meals and will be returning. It is becoming more popular so a reservation may avoid a wait as space is limited.

Thank GaryAStern
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Had never tried Croatian food before. The food was delicious. My husband loved the mushroom soup and I loved the grilled vegetable salad. Then they bought us each a plate of cabbage salad as well - we didn't order it. Yummy. I had the Goulash...More

Thank 134paulinef
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We've been wanting to try this restaurant for months - and we finally got our chance a couple of weeks ago. It's a very small, very clean and very cute place and the food is well, less than ordinary. I ordered goulash and my husband...More

Thank FormerChicagoGal
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere, good home made food, the waitress explains the dishes if one is not familiar. Large portions. I found the deserts to be so and so and the wine list expensive.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 E Colorado Blvd, Monrovia, CA 91016-2804
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monrovia
  • Phone Number: +1 626-357-2184
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