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Urban Plates

269 S Lake Ave, Del Mar is the cross street, Pasadena, CA 91101-3001
+1 626-800-4448
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“salmon” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
269 S Lake Ave, Del Mar is the cross street, Pasadena, CA 91101-3001
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by this restaurant on our way to The Huntington Library. We ordered the free range chicken plate $12.95 and 2 kids steak plates $8.50 each. Kids meals include one meat - chicken or steak plus one cold and one hot side plus a...More

Thank elnchan2
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

This is a cafeteria style restaurant with Superfresh high-quality made to order foods. Even great wines to. Not a big selection, but good. They have salads meats fish pasta is soups. I’ll quick all great quality.

Thank PilotMichael
Reviewed 9 January 2018

First visit and was not disappointed. You can find something for every body's taste buds. The food was fresh and a huge variety: salads, sandwiches, Pizzas, meats, fish, soups, desserts etc. They have a variety of side dishes to choose from; fresh beets, tabouleh, mashed...More

Thank ValentineRosie
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Stopped in for a quick lunch. Kind of contemporary vibe, not a lot of menu choices but some are uncommon. The medium rare steak is awesome, as are their bowls. Friendly staff, good street side outdoor dining. There is no table service. Prices are not...More

Thank Stan D
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Check out the salad (photo). It’s huge, delicious, and filled with so many goodies. Added a side of grilled chicken, and this became full meal.

Thank PilotMichael
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is a restaurant with an unusual formula. Like most cafeterias, you take a tray and walk down a cafeteria line to the "station" that serves the kind of food you want. But the food they serve here is unusually good and everything is made...More

Thank PrinceConsort
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Came here for a get together with high school chums I haven't seen in ages. The set up was great. Sandwiches, salads and plates all had different stations. I had chicken boasted and it came with two sides. I had beautiful Brussel sprouts, which were...More

Thank tomjonesCalifornia
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This is a really nice cafeteria style restaurant. Lots of gourmet foods. Amazing salads. Lots of delicious hot dishes. Check out the photos of the grilled chicken, Brussel sprouts, and the tomato and mozzarella salad. Beer and wine too.

Thank PilotMichael
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Urban plates has a cafeteria style set up but really good quality, well cooked, tasty dishes. There are salads, several entrees, about 7-8 different sides, plenty of desserts and adequate beverage options. Dinner for two came to about $40, including a draft beer (Stella Artois)....More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 7 September 2017

When I first walked in, I was confused. It is not a traditional setup restaurant. It is kind of a cafeteria but nothing like elementary school. I was trying to figure out the menu & the options while people were pushing past me. I finally...More

Thank lynndds
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 269 S Lake Ave, Del Mar is the cross street, Pasadena, CA 91101-3001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-800-4448
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