• 260 E. Colorado Blvd.
  • Pasadena, CA 91101
  • T: 626-795-5800

Authentic and Traditional Mexican Food

El Cholo restaurants feature authentic and traditional Mexican dishes, many of which have come from family recipes passed on from generation to generation.

The decor of El Cholo Café Pasadena radiates warmth and relaxation. The Hacienda style architecture is accented with hand-painted arches, rustic ceiling timbers and traditional Mexican murals.

Special Events

El Cholo is also available for private parties and banquet space to fulfill your event needs. With flexible space and menus to accommodate from 40-300 guests.


  • Fiesta Room| Indoor | Capacity: 40
  • Main Dining Room| Indoor | Capacity: 130
  • Colorado Patio | Outdoor | Capacity: 55
  • Courtyard Patio | Outdoor | Capacity: 85
  • Fountain Courtyard at Paseo Colorado| Outdoor | Capacity: 300