Old Pasadena
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.

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...

Neon Retro Arcade Interior
Things To Do

Neon Retro Arcade

Neon Retro Arcade is a "new" entertainment concept that celebrates the history of video games. Proudly featuring 40+ classic arcade games and pinball machines...

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....

Outdoor Dining

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...

Japanese

Oji Sushi & Sake Bar

Oji Sushi, formerly Aburi Sushi Ramen is a family-friendly premium all-you-can-eat dining experience, offering a variety of appetizers, traditional rolls,...

Bar

Oji Sushi & Sake Bar

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
Michelin Plate

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...

Panda Inn
Chinese

Panda Inn

Panda Inn proudly serves Mandarin and Szechwan cuisine mixed with innovative style throughout Southern California. The variety of delicious entrees celebrates...

Take-Out

Paper Rice

Paper Rice is a Vietnamese restaurant in Old Pasadena that puts a "make your own" twist on traditional Vietnamese classics. Enjoy a custom spring roll or rice...

Outdoor Dining

Parkway Grill

Quintessentially Pasadena. Parkway Grill opened to rave reviews in 1984, and has been a powerful force in the regional american cuisine movement ever since....