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La Monarca Bakery

1001 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3145
+1 626-403-6860
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good58%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
21 Apr 2017
“Best Coffee in South Pasedena/Great Mexican Pastries”
1 Aug 2016
“Everything about this place was great.”
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1001 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3145
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

I get my coffee from La Monarca a couple times a week-it is organic and delicious. They have a good assortment of breakfast pastries-mexican quiche and ham and cheese filled croissant type pastries. I eat them on regular basis. They a good assortment of cookies...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 1 August 2016

From the Mexican pastries, to the café de olla, to the molletes we had for breakfast, everything was delicious. The place is very clean and the employees were very helpful. They sell the most amazing Mexican pastries and the best café de olla I've ever...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2016

Coffee is good but the baked goods are a bit disappointing. The south Pasadena branch has opened also in Highland Park.

Thank 29carfrae
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We needed a coffee and a small bite to eat before going into Los Angeles for the day. This cute place was perfect. My wife had a cream cheese croissant and I had a Danish cinnamon roll. We each had a coffee and it was...More

Thank Skeenaman
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Fresh baked goods, nice selection of hot beverages of all sorts. I popped in one morning while on a walk with my 4-year-old grandson and thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere, the menu options and the food and drinks we ordered.

Thank tkwitt
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

I love this place! It reminds me of a trendy version of the bakery's I visited growing up. They have delicious sweet bread and the cakes look amazingly delicious. I had the elote pan dulce (sweet bread) and café con leche. Enjoy!

Thank vanigirl915
Reviewed 10 January 2016

A wide array of pan dulces, bread and cookies, and delicious bolillo sandwiches. The Mexican hot chocolate and mocha have just the right amount of spice and sweetness. It's a nice place to have a morning cup of coffee or an afternoon break. Right across...More

Thank beepers40
Reviewed 2 December 2015

A friend recommended that I try the Cafe Olla, so I was game. Cold brew coffee, brown sugar and cinnamon--what's not to like? I got the hot coffee, but I think over ice would be equally yum. The pastries lined the wall and we walked...More

Thank halobb
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Beautiful Mexican Bakery, loved the Ranchera Quiche & their salad too. The mocha was delicious and not super sweet, just the way I like it! Cute seating inside & out & long hours!

Thank danforth1
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Traditional Mexican pastries and cakes are the real treat here, but along the bus commercial corridor of Mission Street in South Pasadena, this place also provides a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of crowds of shoppers: it's an airy, cool, comfortable little oasis...More

Thank Ray Q
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  • Address: 1001 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3145
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-403-6860
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