Equator Cafe

Equator Cafe

Comfort Food Restaurant, Bar, and Restaurant
22 Mills Pl (at Colorado Blvd), Pasadena, CA 91105, United States
Hours:
Open until 11:30 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 10:00 AM–11:30 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 10:00 AM–1:30 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Wi-Fi:
Free
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

The Equator is just a very lovely place.Service oriented, and aesthetically pleasing. Great night life, and great people who work there. Just come down and see for yourself, maybe you’ll discover your new regular coffee shop where everybody knows your name.

7.2/10

Based on 52 votes

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Total Visitors
1,284
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  • happy hour
  • martinis
  • old town pasadena
  • dim sum
  • pad Thai
  • seafood
  • coffee
  • braised pork belly
  • wine
  • pulled pork sandwich
  • orange chicken
  • outdoor seating
  • snapper
  • great value
  • lattes
  • crab
  • french fries
  • spicy food
  • Mongolian beef
  • pork
  • Connie C.

    $10 bottomless mimosa with super friendly service! The braised pork belly is also really yummy.

    Connie Chiu · 2 weeks ago
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  • Connie C.

    It's a good spot for a night out, would be better if they played better music 😁

    Connie Chiu · March 29
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  • shuran W.

    Wednesday is a good time to come . Nice music

    shuran Wang · February 19
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  • Luke G.

    Huge mimosas. Need I say more?

    Luke Gurry · February 15
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  • Noelle P.

    I love this place. Great happy hour specials that change daily and friendly helpful staff.

    Noelle Pierre · December 7, 2014
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  • Ivana L.

    Nice place for lunch, avantgarde enterier

    Ivana Lazarevic · January 31, 2014
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  • Lucrecia💋 M.

    Omg the best food ever. Steam rice and orange chicken is the best

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  • Josephine C.

    Nice place to bar hop but they play their music really loud that you can't hear my own conversations. The drinks are given in plastic cups.

    Josephine Chee · August 21, 2013
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  • Nicole Y.

    Love the decor. The food is Asian oriented and Delicious. Awesome and sweet service. Best Happy Hour in old town Pasadena!

    Nicole Yu · August 13, 2013
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  • Lucrecia💋 M.

    Omg the spicy orange chicken and steam white rice

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  • John C.

    Pomagranite momosa. That's a big yum!

    John Cordova · June 8, 2013
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  • SEGA

    Great little coffee shop in Old Towne Pasadena just off of Colorado Blvd. - John, QA Tester

    SEGA · June 7, 2013
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  • A.J.

    Coffee is better than Starbucks & at a better price point.

    A.J. · May 3, 2013
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  • Jia Y.

    Monday Madness : half price for all appetizers and alcohol (after 4pm)

    Jia You · April 2, 2013
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  • Valerie B.

    Try the Equator Basil Mignon - Served with honey black pepper sauce and rice

    Valerie Bello · February 10, 2013
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  • Janie L.

    Happy hour.

    Janie L · December 14, 2012
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  • Rubi R.

    Martini Tuesday :) oh yea!

    Rubi Rodriguez · December 5, 2012
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  • Rob C.

    Walked out of this place after appetizers, canceled our dinner order and demanded our money back. This place should be in Kitchen Nightmares,

    Rob Czar · September 24, 2012
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  • Eddie P.

    Best bang for your buck! Mongolian beef is to die for!

    Eddie Palacios · June 2, 2012
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  • SoCal Movie Fanatics

    We're having dim sum brunch before we catch a flick at Laemmle Theatres this Saturday. Read more

    SoCal Movie Fanatics · January 26, 2012
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  • Ⓔⓡⓘⓒ

    1/2 price wines on Wednesday, great deal especially when 90% of their selection in under $28!

    Ⓔⓡⓘⓒ · January 26, 2012
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  • Aaron P.

    Pulled pork sandwich is great and so are the fries. Happy hour specials from 4pm on almost every night!

    Aaron Price · November 29, 2011
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  • Rebecca G.

    MATT! FRANCO:-) )))

    Rebecca Grube · October 28, 2011
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  • Jason Y.

    Equator, not Ecuador. ;)

    Jason Yu · October 20, 2011
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  • Troy R.

    Where do I start? First thing come in the morning $1 coffee $2 lattes or espressos. Lunch specials fine dining for diner or party on thursday, Friday, Saturday nights! Tip your servers and bartenders.

    Troy Rochelle · October 12, 2011
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  • Brittani C.

    Thirty Thursdays. $3 martinis or mixed drinks. $3 appetizers. Chris is the BEST bartender in the history of bar life. Tip him well; he is good to his customers :)

    Brittani Chapman · August 17, 2011
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  • Hemang

    Use to be a hookah bar. $7 for a vodka tonic on a weekend? Okay! Best deals on drinks in town.

    Hemang · August 7, 2011
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  • bea l.

    get the lychee martini. Its amazing here!

    bea lamar · January 21, 2011
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  • Roy A.

    Bring your crossword puzzle, order a coffee and bagel or muffin (w/butter), stake a spot on the patio and stay a while!

    Roy Antoun · September 26, 2010
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  • Ryan R.

    Chicken Pad Thai was amazing and the portion was huge!!

    Ryan Ropero · September 3, 2010
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  • D'Flu S.

    this place is affordable and convenient with specials like $1 first martinis ($5 thereafter) on tuesdays, plus gigantic and yummy cups of coffee for just $4.

    D'Flu Spec'Lal · August 1, 2010
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  • Eddie D.

    The apple saki-tini is great, very smooth

    Eddie Diaz · May 28, 2010
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  • Leigh P.

    You *must* have the snapper. If you don't believe me, ask the staff.

    Leigh Priester · April 25, 2010
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  • Sevag T.

    Get the crab pad thai

    Sevag Toujian · March 13, 2010
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  • Jamie P.

    Best coffee shop in pasadena

    Jamie Pham · January 7, 2010
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