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Amara Chocolate & Coffee

55 S Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-1934
+1 626-710-8831
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“churros” (27 reviews)
“arepas” (9 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 am - 7:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, Latin, Spanish, Delicatessen, Venezuelan
$$ - $$$
55 S Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-1934
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This place serves Venezuelan style hot chocolate, pastries, and quick bites. We ordered 8 empanadas and 4 cheese sticks; the bill came to be $50, which is definitely on the pricier side. Empanadas came in three flavors, beef, chicken, and salmon. The transitional cheese one...More

Thank Rachelle W
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I was recommended this cafe and my coffee was good, however my friends Aztec coffee was taking a very long time. On asking we found they had missed it while taking care of another very big order. I was impressed with how they took care...More

Thank happinessvortex
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I don't know, it was a weird mix!! I am from Venezuela and I was visiting from Miami. Here in Miami you find a lot of Venezuelan restaurants so I guess we are spoiled in some way. When we went to this place I found...More

Thank Gida N
Reviewed 17 July 2017

A friend recommended that I try this when in town. I was not disappointed, there was a small wait to order, but was greeted as I entered. They have a wide variety of options they helped me to narrow my options. I settled on the...More

Thank FastTravelerUT
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I think the name of this restaurant is very misleading as it offers so much more than gourmet chocolate and churros. I had an Argentinian sandwich that was full of flavor and so satisfying. They have an array of fresh breakfast and lunch items with...More

1  Thank rklace
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Friendly Spanish style atmosphere, the owners are very nice. Everything we ate or drank there tasted perfect; we are regular!

Thank rosedesaron
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We stopped in for a snack after shopping. Fantastic mini churros with vanilla ice cream and dark chocolate dipping sauce. Amazing! A gem in Old Town Pasadena!

1  Thank Kay Y
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a mocha coffee and a delicious breakfast the owners are extremely gracious and the service was superb. The food came hot and on time it was a bit busy and most of the customers were local shop owners in the area...More

1  Thank Wolfgang K
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I had the Korean latte , which was very unique for the extreme chocolate lovers. A deep, rich chocolate and a hint of ginger. Yummy. My daughter has the chocoexpresso. Yummy and rich. You may need to share this one. We also has a flat...More

2  Thank Sharon_and-Family69
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a good breakfast place in Pasadena and we were not deceived by Amara chocolate and coffee. The food is great and the coffee excellente. On top a very nice service, no need to look for something else.

1  Thank Silex5778
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 am - 7:00 pm
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 S Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-1934
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-710-8831
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