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Cafe 140 South

140 S Lake Ave, Ste 101, Pasadena, CA 91101-4710
+1 626-449-9900
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
7 Oct 2014
“Another Disappointing Experience”
11 Jul 2014
“Take out Dinner”
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Pizza
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
140 S Lake Ave, Ste 101, Pasadena, CA 91101-4710
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 8 October 2014

We gave Seco a second chance after the prior visit was uncomfortably warm given the air conditioning was broken on an 100-degree day. The air conditioning was working during this visit, but the servicer was clearly overwhelmed and almost frantic. The hostess also lied to...More

Thank VisitOnlyTheBEST
Reviewed 12 July 2014

We ordered dinner to go recently. Cobb salad was extremely small (much less than average) for the price and quality of food so-so, we would not order again. We love their sister restaurant, Smitty's and neighboring restaurant, Green Street--both who have much more generous portions...More

Thank P W
Reviewed 6 May 2014

We frequent this restaurant because of its location, its excellent choice of food and their presentation and because of their friendly and excellent service.

1  Thank Eli L
Reviewed 21 April 2014

If some of the Pasadena stalwarts remember the Crocodile Cafe this was THE place. Great bread, and reliable food at a really good price. Cafe 140 is now gone, now it's SECO. Trying to be a trendy gastropub with a bar that takes up what...More

2  Thank fd450
Reviewed 25 March 2014

Cafe 140 South was recently remodeled by the Smith Brothers and name changed to SECO. Very impressive remodel and really good food. Highly recommend that you try the new SECO.

Thank VisitOnlyTheBEST
Reviewed 18 December 2013

We always enjoyed this spot and the menu which had a big variety from latino to fish, salads, full entre's and was surprised when we tried to go agin with in a week and it was closed for remodeling - ??why. ?New owners, new these,...More

Thank Go_USC
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Been going here long before it was Cafe 140. It was the Crocodile cafe and owned by a group who own another restaurant next store. Good food, sit outside. Interior a little dates. And the kitchen exhaust really needs to be cleaned out. I hate...More

Thank fd450
Reviewed 5 October 2013

A very nice place on Lake, in the heart of Pasadena. Nice atmosphere, nice patio and confortable internal spaces. Typical american food at its best. Great hamburgers, good coffee and tasty salads. Very competent and attentive service. To be recommended

Thank giulonragu
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Walk by found this cafe restaurant. Has side walk tables set up. Nice in the shed. Unpleasant hostess. She has no greeting no smile. Wonderful waiter. As soon as sat down he came greet us right the way. Brought the bread, it's hot inside and...More

1  Thank Qrottyspj
Reviewed 8 July 2013

I was here for a business lunch recommended by a customer of mine and I would definitely go back if/when I am back down in Pasadena! I ordered the Café 140 Special Burger which is a brisket and short rib burger with blue cheese! Prices...More

Thank Desiree S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 S Lake Ave, Ste 101, Pasadena, CA 91101-4710
    (Green St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-449-9900
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