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Choza Mama

) #275 of 553 Restaurants in Pasadena ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Peruvian, Latin, Spanish
96 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105-1917
+1 626-432-4692
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
12 Apr 2017
“great food”
11 Jan 2017
“Peruvian dining...first time...not the last!”
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CUISINES
Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, South American
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
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LOCATION
96 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105-1917
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

loved this place. Wonderful service, great food, great portions. Best Peruvian food. I go back often

Thank Shuggiplum
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Our family of four traveled over the holiday to CA from PA for the Rose Bowl Parade/Game.At 4-5 a.m. we arrived in Pasadena to find that the parade route was three deep. Standing in front of Choza Mama, a lady was helping her mother in...More

Thank imoran
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I just ate my second fantastic meal here this week. My family liked their dishes as well as I liked mine. On the first night, I had the paella. It was simply the best I have every tasted anywhere. Tonight I had the pork and...More

Thank tired0ftraveln0t
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Went in for the buffet, but was told there was no buffet because the day before it was too slow. Don't advertise buffet if there you are not going to have one.

1  Thank Penguin S
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I got the Rib eye with onions and tomatoes on it. It had awesome flavor and was perfectly cooked medium. My friends said the lamb was excellent as well. I would definitely go again. The only complaints are that it was really cold in the...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 26 December 2015

This is a great place to try our peruvian food at a very reasonable price. This lunch buffet is am unbelievable value at $11.99. The food is high quality. The staff is friendly. They even brought us sodas (included in the buffet price). The owner...More

1  Thank ramesh b
Reviewed 29 July 2015

I've been to Peru several times and this is very good Peruvian cuisine, friendly service and nice atmosphere. Husband says Pisco Sours are great, but I always enjoy chicha morada.

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 4 June 2015

If you're in Pasadena and want your fix of Peruvian food, this is the place. I had the camaron saltado and the fish ceviche. Everything was great and tasted good. But I'd drive out to LA or Hollywood area for a more authentic tasting Peruvian.

Thank Willieboxing
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We were here with a Groupon the first week of May.... The reviews I read were "iffy", but I decided to try this any way: I was told that as I had a dinner coupon, I would still be able to use it for lunch...More

1  Thank Auntie-Nanuuq
Reviewed 31 March 2015

We read about this restaurant, now called Choza 96, when we picked up a copy of the Pasadena Weekly magazine. It had a great review and we really wanted to try something other than Italy, Mexican, Chinese, etc. The decor has been redone and is...More

Thank maringfro
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105-1917
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-432-4692
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