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Address: Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105
Phone Number:
+1 626-795-9311

The site of the Rose Parade in Pasadena.

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Best place on Colorado is Vroman's Bookstore

This is a very long street, commencing up by Orange Grove Boulevard and going east for many miles. It is not a particularly beautiful street although it does pass through Old... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Santa Monica, California
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Santa Monica, California
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very long street, commencing up by Orange Grove Boulevard and going east for many miles. It is not a particularly beautiful street although it does pass through Old Pasadena. For me the main highlight is Vroman's Bookstore near Lake Avenue. This is one of the few independent bookstores remaining in the greater Los Angeles area. You pay... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove a few times back and forth Colorado Blvd. I guess it is one of the main streets with shops and restaurants. I was not impressed.

Thank laurapoint
Torrance, California
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place for a day cation, Restaurants, shopping ( clothing - Antique shops ),bars, movie theater, book store

Thank YardSaleLdy
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you're looking for variety, the restaurants along Colorado Blvd. (especially along the Old Town corridor, between Pasadena Ave and Arroyo Parkway) have plenty to offer. Whatever food you desired, you can find it here within a few short blocks without driving all over the place. The Old Town area is pedestrian friendly and you can easily walk to your... More 

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Pasadena, California
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Awesome street to walk around in the evenings.. plenty of restaurants especially towards old town. Shops open late..

Thank weldonk2015
Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

If you want to shop,stroll,or eat Colorado Blvd has many options for you to choose. Spend a couple hours with the family or friends enjoying a great California day.

Thank allnines1414
Pasadena, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

From the historic part of Old Pasadena to the far outskirts of the city, Colorado Boulevard really is the artery of Pasadena. Beautiful turn of the century facades crown the high end shopping area of Old Pasadena. Designer boutiques high end chain stores and other brandname stores can be found here. Among this display of shopping extravaganza you will also... More 

Thank Bernard V
Alhambra, California
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Colorado Boulevard has a lot of good bars and restaurants. It gets super crowded on the weekends, so if you don't have a reservation during the dinner service, you can expect a wait. It is a place that has a good nightlife.

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Pasadena, California
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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I live in Pasadena since 2014 but had never experienced the Rose Parade live. Absolutely impressive! Hundreds of thousands of people come from all over the country to enjoy the magnificent chariots displaying beautiful and creative arrangements of roses, highlighting the Icons of Southern California. If you are around Pasadena on New Years Eve, you must attend the Rose parade... More 

Thank Luchoap
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I didn't realize the college is right on the street, until I drove on the Colorado Blvd several times on a biz trip. Clean and neat.

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