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Malbec

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1001 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106-2404
+1 626-683-0550
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Santa Rosa, California
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We happened to come to Pasadena for their Dine LA week so thought we would try this out and were not disappointed! The dishes were terrific and service good!

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Jackson, Wyoming
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were only in Pasadena for one night and wished to have a delicious and memorable dinner. Malbec was within walking distance of our hotel, so we gave it a try. The staff was wonderful, attentive, helpful, and kind. The appetizers, main courses, and desserts we ordered were simply fantastic - one of the best meals we've eaten in years.... More 

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Los Angeles
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to Argentina and had their steaks, and it was a breath of fresh air. The cattles and lambs are grass feed on the land and have a distinct taste compared to the meat here. I believed that they have patiented there sheep as Patagonia lamb. With that said, the lamb here at Malbec is from Australia or New... More 

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Hampshire, Illinois
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31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yummy appetizers and lengthy wine list. Disappointed that they don't offer traditional filet mignon. I had a cut of beef that was close but not quite. Cooked to order.

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Thank Slp322
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Leland, our waiter, made the evening even more enjoyable. He suggested dishes and lovely wine to pair with the steak, sausages and pasta we selected. Papas Provenzai were a delicious side dish. The Mousse De Chocolate is definitely worth the calories. Dining there is a very friendly, pleasant experience.

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Irvine, California
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Simple great Everything on the menu was made to perfection. Large portions in general you can not go wrong

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Moorpark, California
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

My family & I have occasionally visited this wonderful restaurant & have just celebrated my husband's birthday. The service, hostess & even the owner are terrific & bend over backwards to accommodate you. The food is Argentine with choices of beef, fish & chicken & I ordered rack of lamb which is wonderfully cooked. Top chef prepared & farm to... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I'm really disappointed about our visit today. Specially because we are celebrating our 21st. Wedding anniversary. We decided to come here because our visit a year ago was amazing. Unfortunately, today was totally different and in a bad way: The carpaccio was unflavored, the salad was mediocre and the meat was cooked in a Texan style and it took a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Heard good things about this place and stopped for dinner after visiting the Rose Bowl for UCLA football game, and it did not disappoint. Its a lovely traditional but modern style place with a nice bar and outdoor seating as well (a bit noisy on the street but that was ok with us). Service was attentive. We had the seafood... More 

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Alta Loma, California
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This Argentinian restaurant is tucked away from the bustle of Colorado Boulevard. The food and the service is great. Our server explained that Argentinian food has Italian influences, and that is evident in the menu. My husband had the skirt steak and I had the salmon. Both excellent. They have a nice wine selection, and each of us had equally... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Argentinian, Spanish, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91106-2404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-683-0550

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?