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Chiquita Bonita

3565 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-3817
+1 626-796-5592
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“guac” (3 reviews)
“taquitos” (4 reviews)
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08:00 - 20:00All hours
3565 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-3817
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Reviews (42)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chips and salsa are great, and this was my first time here. I ordered soft tacos. They were good but I wouldn't say "amazing" or anything superlative. I'd like to try more of the menu though. The decor is the bomb! Nice staff. If you're...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The five of us ordered a variety of dishes. I ordered the large Chile Verde burrito which was very good and flavorful with a perfect flour tortilla. My friend ordered the chicken taquito which she did not like. My daughters bean & cheese burrito was...More

1  Thank Creeping_Death_LA
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Don't be fooled by the exterior, this place is a real gem! Great food, great service, and all in a really unique atmosphere.

Thank Andy T
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Wonderful Mexican food. Fresh ,well prepared and pipping hot. Quick service with yummy food. I enjoyed two meals here. Chili Rellanos, excellent. Echilladas rancheras, excellent.

Thank josch1122
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Doesnt look like much from the outside. But it is awesome and the inside! The food was wonderful. The portions were large. The service was very attentive. The most bang you can get for your peso!

Thank Kat B
Reviewed 5 February 2017

December 30, 2016 - While visiting Pasadena to see the Rose Bowl Parade, we stayed at the Holiday Inn Express (separate review). Just a short distance on the other side of the street, we found the Chiquita Bonita and ate there on our first night...More

1  Thank JerryH9905
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly owner and personnel Good Mexican for American taste, average for European taste. Good selection of Mexican beers. Very cheap prices. Fast service.

Thank Nicola D
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We walked to the restaurant and it wasn't very big and not really appealing but staff was super friendly and responsive. We ordered and when the food came out the portions were enormous and it was very good. Salsa ranked in the top 1 or...More

Thank landesolutions
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoy this restaurant, more like a Mom and Pop Diner but with Mexican food. Food is tasty, authentic, and consistently good. We have done both take out (call ahead and order) and eat in. The staff is friendly and welcoming. I know they cater...More

Thank LuluGrace8
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Very pleased to find excellent Mexican food across the street from our hotel. Great, friendly service. Good food & generous servings.

Thank Drdave-dc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3565 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-3817
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-796-5592
  • E-mail
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