• 899 E. Del Mar Blvd.
  • Pasadena, CA 91106
  • T: 626) 844-8900

Vegan Restaurant in Pasadena

Real Food Daily a vegan cafe in Pasadena’s South Lake Avenue District, Executive Chef Ann Gentry takes a plant-based approach at familiar dishes. Real Food Daily uses organic ingredients, purified water, and follows the principles of macrobiotics without sacrificing flavor.

Creative Menu

Real Food Daily is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Every Tuesday, Real Food Daily offers $3.00 tacos all day. Sample menus are provided below, keep in mind that menus can changed based what is in season.

Salads | Real Food Daily offers 4 salads, including baby spinach, ceaser, real food salad, and Mediterranean. All salads come in small and large options.

Build your burger | With build your burger, guests are given the opportunity to build your own unique burger. Guests will chose their type of bun, 3 veggies, cheese, and 2 condiments. Avocado and tempeh bacon are available for add-ons.

Sandwiches | Enjoy various types of sandwiches from the almond tuna melt, grilled cheese, to even the French dip.

Entrees | Real Food Daily offers a great selection for entrees from lasagna, filo samosas, caliburger bowl, ramen bowl, and even a keto bowl.

Build your basic bowl | With the build your own basic bowl, guests start off you start off by choosing their grains, beans, and lentils. Next guests choose their choice of veggies and plant protein. Lastly, guests will top off their basic bowl with their choice of sauce or dressing.

All day breakfast | Organic breakfast never tasted so good. Real Food Daily offers satisfying vegan breakfast that will help jumpstart everyone’s day. Enjoy a breakfast sandwich, breakfast pizza/calzone, and even your choice of pancakes ranging from chocolate chip, banana, blueberry, to even maple syrup pancakes.

Pizza and calzones | Guests will have the option of enjoying pizza and calzones off of the menu, and even building their own pizza or calzone based creation. All calzones are served with daily greens inside.

Real Food Daily’s Story

While Ann Gentry was working as Danny DeVito’s personal chef in 1988, she started Real Food Daily as a home delivery service to provide busy Angelenos with healthy meals. In 1993, Real Food Daily became a restaurant in Santa Monica. In 1998, Ann opened a second Real Food Daily in West Hollywood and in May of 2012, the third restaurant opened in Pasadena. Ann has authored two cookbooks, hosted a half hour cooking show, and has made several national television appearances.


Monday | 11:00 am –  9:00 pm

Tuesday – Friday | 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Saturday | 8:00 am – 10:00 pm

Sunday | 8:00 am – 9:00 pm

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The Opening of Real Food Daily