• 34 E. Holly St.
  • Pasadena, CA 91103
  • T: 626-584-0712

Thai Restaurant in Pasadena

If you blink, you might miss this small but lovely cafe on Holly Street in Old Pasadena. Cafe Linda’s serves Thai cuisine, while their menu features some of the usual suspects like Pad Thai4 and Railroad Fried Rice5, they feature specialty items well worth a try, like Ginger Chicken¹, Fire Cracker², and Ron’s³. Cafe Linda’s has a strong following of regulars, especially during weekday lunch hours. Their kitchen cranks out orders which makes it easy to either power lunch or take your sweet time.

¹Ginger Chicken: chicken sauteed in ginger sauce, onion, red bell pepper, and shiitake mushrooms

²Fire Cracker: white fish, squid, shrimp, onion, carrot, and bell pepper sauteed in spicy garlic & basil sauce

³Ron’s: crispy salmon pieces, onion, mint, lemmongrass, kaffir lime leaf, roasted rice, and romaine lettuce with spicy lime dressing

4Signature Pad Thai: rice noodles sauteed with chicken, shrimp, egg, bean sprouts, scallion, topped with crushed peanut

5Railroad Fried Rice: rice fried with chicken, beef, shrimp, egg, pineapple, onion, and cashews

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Beer & Wine

Cafe Linda’s offers Thai beers and a good wine selection.


No reservations, however there’s usually no wait.


Cafe Linda’s is on Uber Eats and Postmates.

Pickup Orders

Order online during business hours or call +1 (626) 584-0712.

Hours of Operation

Monday: 11:30 AM to 3 PM, 5 PM to 9 PM

Tuesday: 11:30 AM to 3 PM, 5 PM to 9 PM

Wednesday: 11:30 AM to 3 PM, 5 PM to 9 PM

Thursday: 11:30 AM to 3 PM, 5 PM to 9 PM

Friday: 11:30 AM to 3 PM, 5 PM to 9:30 PM

Saturday: 5 PM to 9:30 PM

Sunday: 5 PM to 9 PM


Metered parking can be found on Holly Street and there are several public parking structures in the area.

Metro Gold Line

Take the Gold Line to Memorial Park Station and walk one block west to Cafe Linda’s. Map→