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.

Mi Piace
California Cuisine

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...

Mexican

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
American

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
Chinese

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...

Nekter Juice bar
Tea & Juice

Nekter Juice Bar in Pasadena

Nekter Juice Bar in Pasadena's South Lake Avenue district is a neighborhood juice bar that offers juices, smoothies and healthy snacks. Their menu focuses on...

American

Nick's

Located in the South Lake Avenue District is the ravishing Nick's. Nick's offers high quality comfort food, unique cocktails, and a wide selection of wine....

Take-Out

Nine and Nine Thai Kitchen

Nine and Nine Thai Kitchen in Pasadena serves a variety of Thai cuisine. Order Thai salad, fried rice, curry, noodles and more. Some standout specialties...

Oba Sushi
Japanese

Oba Sushi Izakaya

One part passion, two parts persistence, and a sprinkle of devotion make up the ingredients that led these sushi devotees to open Oba Sushi Izakaya.Oba's main...

Bar

OJI Sushi

OJI Sushi features an array of fish from superior markets such as the famous Tsukiji Market in Japan. With an extensive menu that showcases both modern and...

One Zo  boba
Coffee

One Zo Boba

One Zo is a bubble tea brand from Taiwan established in 2015. They are the first cafe in the world to make their own boba in-store. Their goals is to serve the...

Osawa
Japanese

Osawa Shabu Shabu Sushi

Owner Sayuri Tachibe along with Chef de Cuisine Norio Yoshikawa (Katsuya), fuse the modern and the traditional at Pasadena's new outpost for sushi, shabu-shabu...