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Pasadena Dining

Places to Eat

Restaurant Directory

Considered one of California’s most exciting culinary destinations, Pasadena’s impressive dining scene features a lineup of more than 600 restaurants, more per capita, than New York City. You know it’s a serious food culture when there are restaurants representing nearly every cuisine category, not to mention Pasadena originated game-changing creations such the cheeseburger.

From The Royce Woodfire Steakhouse at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, the only Michelin-rated hotel restaurant in Southern California, to the 46-year-old Pasadena landmark Pie ‘n Burger, there’s something to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.

Use the dropdown menu to search our directory for outdoor dining options, specific types of cuisine, and more. Already know what you want to eat? You can also type the name of your favorite restaurant into the search bar below.

Magnolia House
American

Magnolia House

Built over 100 years ago, Magnolia House is a hideaway for those in the know – offering unique craft cocktails and a small plate menu from around the...

Malbec
Outdoor Dining

Malbec

Argentina is known for its world famous cuisine, and Malbec Argentinean Bistro brings the best authentic cuisine prepared on a genuine Argentinean grill.From...

Outdoor Dining

Margarita’s Pasadena

Margaritas Mexican Restaurant has been sharing authentic Mexican dishes since 1977. Guests enter a warm, inviting space and leave as family -- with plenty of...

Marstons french toast breakfast
American

Marston's

Home Comfort. Marstons Restaurant is known as a great Los Angeles area breakfast and lunch restaurant. Their goal is to make you feel at home and comfortable...

Me Crepe
Brunch/Breakfast

Me + Crepe

Hailing from Vancouver, BC, Me + Crepe brings Chinese-style crepes known as "jian bing" to Pasadena. Jian bing are one of China's breakfast staples and a...

Mercado
Outdoor Dining

Mercado Pasadena

Modern Mexican Cuisine. Mercado Pasadena serves casual Mexican favorites with a modern twist. Enjoy drinks at Mercado Pasadena full bar which has over 70...

Mi Piace
Outdoor Dining

Mi Piace

Mi Piace is popular, offering fresh, light Italian cooking embellished with New York flavors as well as a variety of exotic cuisine. With a wide selection of...

Mignon Chocolate
Desserts

Mignon Chocolate

Mignon Chocolate, a 3rd generation family business, is your destination for the best handmade chocolates. Known for their chocolate orange peel strips, liquid...

Outdoor Dining

Mijares Mexican Restaurant

It was 100 years ago that Jesucita Mijares fled the revolution in Mexico, searching for a new life for her family. After settling in Pasadena, she opened a...

Millies cafe exterior
Outdoor Dining

Millie’s Cafe

Beloved, Old-Fashioned Breakfast. Millie's Cafe was established in 1926 and remains committed to offering the best ingredients prepared the traditional way –...

Motto tea tiger bubble tea taro boba
Outdoor Dining

Motto Tea Cafe

Motto Tea Cafe is the place for premium tea drink selections. They use ingredients sourced from arround the globe and guarantee that all are natural...

Outdoor Dining

My Place Cafe

My Place Cafe (Previously Sidewalk Cafe) is a great place to grab breakfast, lunch, or stay for brunch. Their patio is a great place to enjoy a fluffy waffle...