The Blind Donkey | Pasadena, California
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The Blind Donkey
Exceptional based on 2 ratings
Type: Bar

53 E Union St
Pasadena, California United States 91103 [ print map ]
626 792 1833

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Hours: Mon - Fri 4:00 PM - 2:00 AM; Sat - Sun 1:00 PM - 2:00 AM


Mayor: t0rin0 (2) | Taps: 10 | Bottles: 10


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Beer Available At The Blind Donkey (arranged by most recent)
Orval 99, Westmalle Tripel 99, Westmalle Dubbel 99, Rochefort Trappistes 10 100, La Trappe Dubbel 95, Rochefort Trappistes 8 100, Chimay Bleue (Blue) / Grande Rťserve 100, St Feuillien Saison 96, Beachwood Melrose IPA 99, New Belgium Blue Paddle 44, Craftsman Holiday Spruce Ale 67, Allagash Bourbon Black 98, Ballast Point Victory at Sea 100, Firestone Walker Pale 31 92, Avery White Rascal 71, Sierra Nevada Pilsner 87
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2 reviews for The Blind Donkey
 Ambiance  70%
 Service  75%
 Selection  70%
 Food N/A 
 Value  65%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  74%


78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail  (849) Orange County, California | March 18, 2013
Nice ambiance/decor to this place. Very clear and somewhat modern, but still plenty of nice wordwork. Service was pretty good and friendly. The prices are high, but itís a bit more of an upscale bar/restaurant and itís Pasadena. The beer list is not enormous, but does have solid options, though nothing terribly out of the ordinary. They do have a nice selection of spirits, which is nice too. Seemed like some good burgers and sandwiches, too. Perhaps not the most amazing place in terms of beer/selection, but it would be a nice place to hangout and have some drinks.
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
t0rin0  (1345) Do Not Resuscitate, California | March 16, 2014
Visited March 8, 2014.

This is just a few yards from Raymond so itís right on the walking path if youíre doing a pub crawl around Old Town. Inside youíll find that "sophisticated" feel. The bar is all wooden and nice and they have a ton of whiskey to choose from. It reminds me of a less dumpy Daily Pint.

They seem to rotate the tap list quickly. When I was there a week ago they had some beers by Noble (of which I had a pint), a Sierra Nevada Pils, the Citra Pale from El Segundo, and some others that are not currently on the tap list. Right now they have bourbon Black from Allagash, Beachwood Melrose, and some less exciting choices like Avery White Rascal and New Belgium Blue Paddle. The service was good and the prices were high, though during happy hour itís not bad (my pint was $5). Iíd hate to see what this looks like when itís packed but Iíll make sure to stop in again soon.

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