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We are HAPPILY open for carryout

All of us at Lista’s are so grateful to be able to continue to serve Ruben’s delicious, home-cooked food. We are overwhelmed with your support to keep us going. We are open to take your carryout orders from 4pm to 8pm Tuesday thru Saturday. Just call 410-437-8999 to place your order. You may order any item on our menu or in our posted specials. We are unable to offer indoor dining or wait service at this time, but we do have limited outdoor seating for you to enjoy your carryout order. Thanks, Friends!




Lista’s Grill

Lista’s Grill has been treating guests of our family-operated restaurant to delicious, high-quality American food in a casual, cozy, cheerful atmosphere since 1974. Our Modern American menu features a great mix of American, local, and Southwest favorites that our customers have told us they enjoy most, along with weekly specials spanning the globe to keep our selection exciting and new. Locals have voted us one of Pasadena’s Best Restaurants, so give us a try… Carry out tonight!

The decor at Lista’s (pronounced “LEE-stahs”—short for our owner-chef’s last name, “Evangelista”) features an explosion of color and Southwestern art, providing a feast for the eyes as well as the stomach! Our diverse menu features premium house-cut steaks, ribs, seafood, crab cakes, gourmet salads, and burgers. Our executive chef, Ruben Evangelista, is a Colorado native, so we also serve authentic American Southwest favorites like burritos, enchiladas, and fajitas. We still import our fresh green and red chiles directly from New Mexico.

Due to the pandemic, Lista’s food is currently available for CARRYOUT ONLY. We are unable to provide wait service at this time. View our full menu or watch our facebook page for weekly specials.

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Our Menu

We Cook Outside the Box! A collision of tastes is no accident here! Our Modern American menu features an eclectic mix of American and authentic Southwest comfort food that our customers have told us they enjoy most. Along with tried and true family recipes, we create weekly specials spanning the globe to keep your choices exciting and new. We love food, lots of different food, just like you!

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