$5 for $10 Worth of Mexican Fare & Drinks at Doña Rosa Bakery & Taqueria in Pasadena

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In a Nutshell

  • Mexican-American fare
  • Authentic restaurant & bakery
  • Fresh, quick & made-to-order

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Promotional value expires Apr 22, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per table. Must use in 1 visit. Not valid for tax and gratuity. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Dona Rosa - Pasadena: $5 for $10 Worth of Mexican Fare & Drinks at Doña Rosa Bakery & Taqueria in Pasadena

After scientists revealed UFOs were actually full-grown tortillas, people everywhere filled swimming pools with guac and beans to catch and dissect the floury creatures. Nab a tender, baby disc with today's Groupon: for $5, you get $10 worth of Mexican fare and drinks at Doña Rosa Bakery & Taqueria in Pasadena.

Doña Rosa Bakery & Taqueria serves up fresh, fast, and authentic Mexican favorites derived from owner Blair Salisbury's 100-year-old family recipes. Enjoy breakfast all day long with sweet baked goods ($1.30–$1.60), huevos rancheros ($7.10), or chilaquiles, a plate of scrambled eggs and crispy tortilla chips drenched in red or green sauce, queso fresco, and sour cream ($7.25). Domestic and imported beers ($3.50) or salt-garnished margaritas ($1.95–$4) wash down lunch and dinner burritos ($7.25) and tortas ($7.50) customized with an array of marinated meats, and vegetarian nachos ($7.75) sate those whose teeth tremble in anticipation for non-meated meals. Late-night shrimp soft tacos ($3.35) perfectly fit into mouth openings shaped like a shrimp soft taco and can be capped off with flan ($4).

Reviews

LA Weekly reviewed Doña Rosa. Zagat rated the food "good to very good." Reviewers are mixed on the food, but praise the drinks and specials. More than 150 Yelpers give it a 3.5-star average, and Citysearchers give it three stars.

  • You will find decent tortas — baroquely garnished sandwiches of chicken, soft carnitas, or fried steak milanesa, among other things, on the bakery’s own bolillo rolls — and any number of shaped masa platforms (sopes, huaraches, gorditas) piled or stuffed with lettuce, crema and meat. The Doña [sic] Rosa burrito is a majestic creature, a stretchy tortilla stuffed with rice, black beans, avocado and an oozing, orange mass of beef fried in chorizo grease; the sort of burrito that will coat your teeth for a week and live in your insides like a frisky pet. – Jonathan Gold, LA Weekly
  • When you want to “grab” a meal without resorting to a drive-thru, this Mexican bakery and taqueria in Pasadena (an El Cholo spin-off) is a “nice alternative” – Zagat
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    Pasadena

    577 S Arroyo Pkwy.

    Pasadena, California 91105

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