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Lista's Grill

2412 Mountain Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122-1212
+1 410-437-8999
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burrito” (8 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
Southwestern, American, International
$$ - $$$
2412 Mountain Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122-1212
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner with some old friends at Lista’s Grill. From the moment we entered the restaurant it felt very comfortable and welcoming. The service was outstanding and very accommodating. The menu was varied and had several traditional Mexican dishes like fajitas, burritos and enchiladas. There...More

Thank Bytor56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I frequently eat at Lista’s & love their service and menu options. Every server we’ve had was very helpful and friendly. One of our favorite things to order is the spicy crab soup! Food portions are very generous as well! Highly recommend...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Three of us went there last weekend for Cinco de Mayo. This was our first time and we were not disappointed. Meals drinks and appetizers were expertly prepared and tasted delicious! Fresh ingredients, nice grill marks, full of flavor, good portions and good value. Will...More

Thank MrMark49
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We live very close to Lista's Grill and hadn't stopped in for many years. Our mistake. Ordered the cagan cream of crab soup. so good. Friendly staff. Owner stopped by our table each time we have had dinner. Everything tastes so good and the super...More

Thank S1465ZMwilliamh
ListasGrill, Public Relations Manager at Lista's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are so glad you liked our award-winning Cream of Crab Soup and hope to see you again soon! For TripAdvisor readers, reservations are never required, but we would recommend that if you'd like to dine with...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Consistently excellent food and service. Family owned. Used to be located in Fells Point. Make reservations. On weekends the line is out the door.More

Thank Laurie H
ListasGrill, Manager at Lista's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Laurie, thanks so much for your compliments and review! We're so happy to have you as our customer! For TripAdvisor readers, yes, on Fridays and Saturdays it is a good idea to make a reservation--especially for larger parties, but reservations are never required. We'd also...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Family owned, the staff is very attentive and nice! We enjoy their wonderful south western style dishes! Great cocktails too!

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I love the family atmosphere and the food is delicious. We've never gotten anything we didn't like. The fajitas are excellent and the homemade guacamole is so creamy and fresh.

Thank MinnieMaryland
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We had a group of 8 and we had great food and service. Not the best atmosphere, but no problems. Our server was attentive and did a great job. Nice casual dining.

Thank Murray L
ListasGrill, Owner at Lista's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thank you for your favorable review. We are always trying to do our best and would like to know how we can improve our atmosphere to make you more comfortable on your next visit.

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting Lista's for 7 years now. The food is just as good today as it was on the first visit. The Hot Ribs are my favorite, fall off the bone tender and they pack some heat. Everything we have ever had was...More

2  Thank Darryl Wayne B
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Lista's is a great place to eat ! Everything I have tried has been delicious. I recommend the Cowboy Burrito, it is off the chart delicious! The Sangria is house made and it is very nice. Service is excellent. Ask for Iris. Southwestern food with...More

1  Thank Therron B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
Southwestern, American, International
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2412 Mountain Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122-1212
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 410-437-8999
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Lista's Grill is an award-winning, Modern American restaurant serving an eclectic mix of steaks, seafood, and American Southwest entrees. (We are NOT a Mexican nor Tex-Mex restaurant.) Since 1974, chef Ruben Evangelista and hostess wife, Kathy, have treated guests to delicious, high-quality food in a casual, colorful, cheerful atmosphere. Our diverse menu is available for dining in or carry-out, and we also cater 7 days and nights weekly at our restaurant or your location. See our menu on our website, or visit our facebook page for weekly specials.
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