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Charlie's Trio Cafe

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47 W Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801-3510 (First St.)
+1 626-284-4943
Today
11:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Wroclaw, Poland
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Food was very good and the service excellent. Place is cozy and the location is great. We ordered vine and pasta.

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Thank trinite100
San Gabriel
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

There is nothing wrong with Charlie's trio but nothing very special either. The food is decent, the atmosphere convivial, the service adequate. But the food is predictably Italian, the drinks are expensive and the place can get noisy, especially if there is a sporting event on the television. All in all, it is a safe bet but not memorable. Happy... More 

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Thank Richard C
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped in Wednesday evening around 7:30 and had to wait 10 minutes or so for a nice table in the corner for the 5 of us. Waiter was very helpful deciding what to have. Prices were reasonable and portions were large but not huge. We had a carafe of their chianti for a $13. Didn't have the pizza but it... More 

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Thank Drjack77
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

The food is good and the service is fast for lunch hours. I'd go with one of the calzones and a salad, they are great! If you prefer take-out then I suggest the broasted chicken and potatoes.

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Thank michaelbI6702LF
montana
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195 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

We were there for a dinner on the very busy Valentines Day. Had the jade martini and it was excellent. As others have said their bread and oil is great too. Loved the scampi with wide pasta noodle dish made with a vodka sauce. All the way through the Spumoni this was excellent dining. Pizza is available too. Adriana was... More 

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Thank flyboy1320
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Excellent food, great customer service and really nice environment. they bake their own bread which is really good and their dipping oil is good too. I love it.

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Thank Minerva G
Memphis, Tennessee
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406 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

We arrived in LA late in the evening, drove to the motel near Pasadena and wanting to grab a quick dinner. Charlie's was one of the Google suggestions and it was not far from the motel on Huntington Drive. It was Monday night and a football. The bar area was full with the usual football fan cheering on their team.... More 

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Thank Thomas S
Pasadena, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

This is an very affordable Italian Restaurant in the heart of the Main Street Alhambra with more to do. Good wine list. Nice variety on the menu.

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Thank PilotMichael
Pasadena, California
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140 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Took my daughter there for lunch and she enjoyed a hand-tossed pizza with pepperoni, black olives and jalapeno peppers. I like the Southwest Chicken Salad which is filling and not overpriced. Wait staff and kitchen crew were wonderful and the place is cozy without being too loud. Facility is nice and clean. I'll definitely go back and enjoy more delicious... More 

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Thank HappyTraveler0109
Los Angeles, California
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67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

We like to get the dinner special. It includes Broasted chicken, Pizza and Potatoes. Look for coupons.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 W Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801-3510
    (First St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alhambra
  • Phone Number: +1 626-284-4943

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?