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Pasadena Restaurant Reviews

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Welcome to our Pasadena restaurant reviews guide where you'll find top restaurants off the beaten path, both locally owned and chain. In fact, some of the best restaurants in the Pasadena just might be the little mom and pop operations flying under the radar. For some of the best picks in Pasadena, you've come to the right place.

Our Pasadena restaurant reviews guide can help you make sense of the thousands of options out there. Happy eating!

Also check out our Best Restaurants in Pasadena 2013 Guide


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Silver Sycamore Tea Room

 5 star(s)  (03/04/2013)
“wow - a gem tucked away in of all places - Pasadena, Texas. Words can't express how charming the ambience is and how wonderful the food, teas and coffees are. One of the best quiche and croissant chicken sandwiches my daughter and I have ever had! We will be back!”

El Gallito Tortilleria y Rosticeria

 5 star(s)  (01/30/2013)
“good food good service clean place good prices”

Don'key's Mexican Food

 4 star(s)  (05/11/2012)
“The food was GREAT and the drinks as well my waiter was a doll only problem was the HOST wasn't to nice , after being seated i asked the waiter for the host name and she replied Roxy she has RED AND BLACK HAIR AND was very rude as if she didn't want to deal with anymore customers and had a rude atti... ”

Peppers Beef & Seafood

 4 star(s)  (10/11/2011)
“Best in the area”

Peppers Beef & Seafood

 3 star(s)  (05/13/2011)
“This was our first visit to Peppers. We arrived at 4:30 to an almost empty restaurant. My husband and I both had salad, rib eyes, and stuffed baked potatoes. They were delicious and cooked to perfection. We both like good service, but we felt so rushed and over attended to during our meal. We hadn't... ”

Don'key's Mexican Food

 5 star(s)  (08/21/2010)
“Jose P. Was our waiter and he was very nice and professional. First time here and we were not disappointed!!!!”

Peppers Beef & Seafood

 4 star(s)  (02/27/2010)
“I've been eating regularly at Pepper's on Fairmont Parkway in Pasadena for almost 10 years now, since moving in the area. I normally order take out, but dine in on occasion. Even if it's not on the menu and it's a reasonable request, they will gladly accommodate. My food is always good, their sal... ”

Don'key's Mexican Food

 3 star(s)  (11/04/2009)
“I love going to Don Keys often..the food is good.The donka ritas will kick your ---!!! The only trouble I have are with rude bartenders..The night time spanish chunky girl is very rude..they fire her for being rude and rehire her again..Its like a unpleasant surprize ever time i see her.

Don'key's Mexican Food

   (05/05/2009)
“I have eaten at this restaurant since college in the mid 80's. I moved near San Antonio, and when I would visit Pasadena I would ALWAYS come back to Don'Key! It is by far the best Mexican food there is. I crave it sometimes, and have to go have it. As far as the comment regardin a roach in the resta... ”

Gabby's Bbq

 4 star(s)  (06/20/2008)
“We love going to Gabby's. It has been a tradition of ours for the last 10 years. The food is always fresh and tasty and the service is friendly and great with our kids. Our favorite time to go is after church sundays for kids eat free. I highly reccommend their Pork Spare Ribs and Turkey, and hands ... ”

Don'key's Mexican Food

 5 star(s)  (06/19/2008)
“This restaurant is GREAT!!!We go here all the time. It is very authentic and has the best mexican food in town!! Especially their fajitas.”

Don'key's Mexican Food

 4 star(s)  (04/27/2008)
“The donkey is a great resturant with authentic mexican food. And don't miss out on the awesome donkaritas they will kick your but. I saw mentioned on another review that they saw a roach at the donkey this may be true but not because it's dirty because it's located in the woods and in texas we have ... ”

Don'key's Mexican Food

 5 star(s)  (04/11/2008)
“Our friends took my husband and I to eat there for the 1st time and we loved their food and their service was very good it was a little cold in there but as far as the service and food it was very good...i would recommend it to my friends and family and we will be returning”

Don'key's Mexican Food

 5 star(s)  (03/20/2008)
“Great AUTHENTIC Mexican food. Have it your way--modifications to the menu are accepted. Large portions. Very moderate prices. Funky kind of place--uneven floor, building has been added on more than once--just like a restaruant in old Mexico.”

Don'key's Mexican Food

 5 star(s)  (02/15/2008)
“To the person on Oct 10 from Houston, I say you haven't been there enough!!! Read the reviews on Tripadvisor. I agree with them. My husband and I have been going with another couple to Donkey's now for probably 15 years or more, EVERY FRIDAY night practically and we've never seen a roach or had a... ”

Sudies Catfish House

 3 star(s)  (02/06/2008)
“Not a good as it use to be before changing owners and a WHOLE LOT MORE EXSPENSIVE..... Fish way to salty”

Don'key's Mexican Food

 5 star(s)  (12/26/2007)
“Excellent.”

Don'key's Mexican Food

 1 star(s)  (10/10/2007)
“There was a nasty smell when we entered the restaurant..I could see the kitchen from where I was sitting and the guy in the kitchen smelled the tortillas twice like something was wrong with them..then he had someone else smell them..the beans tasted like they were very old and tasted bad..but the ve... ”

Luby's Cafeteria

 1 star(s)  (05/31/2007)
“The work staff was great . But the general manager was a very rude woman . I reccomend that you or your family not dine there due to the gm .”

Sudies Catfish House

 5 star(s)  (04/10/2004)
“Sudies has the biggest fried shrimp. They serve fried catfish & fried shrimp with pinto beans, cole slaw, fries or baked potato, and hush puppies.”