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Lista's Grill

) #2 of 90 Restaurants in Pasadena $$ - $$$ , American, International
2412 Mountain Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122-1212
+1 410-437-8999
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (7 reviews)
“tenderloin” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Southwestern, American, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
2412 Mountain Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122-1212
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21 - 30 of 95 reviews

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and cozy. Have been to Lista's many times. They have specials that very from Voodoo Jambalaya to Sangria Tenderloin. Recommend reservations on Holidays. The Steak Relleno is worth a try when available; flank steak wrapped with bacon and filled with chorizo sausage. Crab...More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came for dinner and are happy we did. We shared the cilantro basil salmon and a carnitas. Both were excellent. The chips and salsa were delicious as well. Our servicer was very attractive and the owner came by to make sure...More

Thank Faith D
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Whenever we go to Lista's we are never disappointed. Excellent specials, but a great standard menu. The Cajun Cream of Crab soup can't be beat. Our fallback if we can't decide is the Cowboy Burrito. It is the bomb! The beef/steak melts in your mouth....More

1  Thank gail k
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Another one of several FANTASTIC small businesses in Northern Anne Arundel County. Lista's has a diverse menu with lots to choose from, but their staple is mexican food. The burritos are amazing - I saw others getting tacos, carnitas, enchiladas, and more. The quality of...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 29 May 2016

This restaurant was incredible from the beginning to the end of our meal. We arrived at Lista's at 3:40 pm on a Saturday evening. We did not know they did not open until 4 so we thought we would wait in the car until they...More

Thank ironangel1012
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Super friendly service and we'll prepared and tasty food. This is pretty much all I need for an evening out. Thanks Lista's for an enjoyable dinner

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Interesting Mexican Restaurant that also serves some american food. Shrimp appetizer was very good. Service was good but did not rush youMore

1  Thank WxmanMD
ListasGrill, Owner at Lista's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2016

Thank you so much for your positive review! However, we just wanted to clarify for TripAdvisor readers that Lista's Grill is NOT a Mexican restaurant nor are we Tex-Mex. We are a modern American restaurant serving a great variety of local and eclectic favorites including...More

Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit here. Both times we have loves the food. They have Mexican, but also offer other dishes. The shrimp appetizer is excellent. The food quality is amazing and you can't miss the homemade sangria!

1  Thank LoriW30
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Passed by many times but decided to stop in....it was very busy. Our server (Iris) was wonderful and made us feel like family. I noticed they hug the regulars and it seemed like a family. When you ask for a carafe of Sangria....you get a...More

1  Thank Tammy P
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Staff was excellent. Atmosphere is great. Food was very good. Good mix of Mexican and American meals. Parking is a bit problematic--had to double park. Overall, I had a great time and look forward to going back again.More

1  Thank Kathy S
ListasGrill, Owner at Lista's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2016

Hi, KSmith. Thank you very much for your positive review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit at our restaurant and hope that you come back soon and often. We understand that parking on our lot can get a bit tight, especially on...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
Cuisine
Southwestern, American, International
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2412 Mountain Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122-1212
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 410-437-8999
  • E-mail
Description
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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