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2383 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-4263
+1 626-795-3499
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good44%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“chile relleno” (3 reviews)
“shrimp” (3 reviews)
“salsa” (8 reviews)
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2383 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-4263
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Just happened up this restaurant for lunch and were very happy with our find. I had the fish taco plate, Very tasty and even though I prefer black beans, the pinto beans were really good. My friend had the shrimp relleno and raved about it....More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank usma81
Reviewed 21 November 2017

This small place in a shopping center is a real surprise and just Plain Good All Around Mexican. I have been driving by it for years., but just never took the time to try it ....Wonderful Huevos Rancheros..and I look forward to getting back and...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Aston B
Reviewed 23 September 2017

About 10 of us stopped for dinner after work and we closed the place three hours later. Staff was great, they tolerated a bunch of goofy engineers for three hours. They kept a watchful eye keeping us "chipped up" and were very responsive to our...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank reg v
Reviewed 23 September 2017

A typical L.A. Mexican restaurant with good food. It is small & tucked back in a little shopping center. It doesn't look like much but the food was surprisingly good. I wish they would use a fish other than tilapia though. The taco was full...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank lynndds
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Lupita's in Pasadena on Colorado Blvd. is a great find. It serves traditional Mexican food with a Seafood flair. I love their Enchilada Vallarta, which is huge and filled with succulent shrimp, also try their shrimp ceviche it is delicious. Other items like Tacos, Carne...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Allan S
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is our favorite place for Mexican food in Pasadena. The salsas are fresh and delicious, food is always fresh and well-prepared, and the service is warm and welcoming. Don't let the strip mall location along Colorado Blvd. deter you from trying this hidden gem....More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank DJFuzzyK
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Great tacos. Very friendly service. Love the chips. Not fancy but really good food. Located in a small mall.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Albert K
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Great service, good food, inorder the machaca burrito wet, sorry I was hungry, great flavor on the burrito, two salsas with the chip's, i will revisit this gem.

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Steven J
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

I love this place. Good pricing. Grest food. Very nice servers. I am coming back the next time I visit the Huntington.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Frank P
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Tried Lupita's for dinner. It is a nice little family run restaurant with great food. The chili relleno and enchiladas were excellent. my only complaint would be the parking lot is small and usually full.

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Clete
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2383 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107-4263
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-795-3499
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