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.

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...

American

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....

American

Pasadena Fish Market

Pasadena Fish Market is a no-frills, counter-serve stop with limited seating featuring fried fish and traditional Jamaican fare. The market also sells raw fish...

American

Pasadena Sandwich Company

Pasadena Sandwich Company is a family-owned and operated NY-style deli since the 1950s where the meats are cooked daily in-house and the salads homemade with...

Paul martin burger
American

Paul Martin’s American Grill

Contemporary American Grill. Located in the South Lake district is Paul Martin's American Grill serving up contemporary "seasonal and delicious" American...

French

Perle Restaurant

Perle is a family-owned French-inspired restaurant located in a beautiful, historic setting in Old Pasadena. Perle's menu was thoughtfully created with one of...

American

Perry’s Joint 

Perry's Joint is the best place to get massive deli-style sandwiches loaded with fresh veggies and well-seasoned dressings.

Pie n burger
American

Pie ‘n Burger

Pie 'n Burger's breakfast features housemade breads, fresh pecan rolls, cinnamon rolls, and their thin pancakes are a favorite. They are known for their...

California Cuisine

Poke Salad Bar

Poke Salad Bar serves up fresh poke bowls, a Hawaiian dish consisting of cuts of raw fish tossed with rice, vegetables, and umami-enhanced sauces. Choose your...

Italian

Porta Via Italian Foods

Porta Via is a casual Italian market, deli, bakery and restaurant offering prepared foods for dine-in or takeout.

Prolece tea
Desserts

Prolece Tea

Prolece Tea provides a variety of delicate, sweet, milk and fruity teas that are sure to quench your thirst. Use toppings, like boba or lychee jelly, to switch...