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.

Blind Donkey
Bar

Blind Donkey

Craft Whiskey Bar. The Goat Group, a distinguished company led by beer and spirits expert Ryan Sweeney, Brandon Bradford, and Alen Aivazian first launched in...

Brookside Restaurant
American

Brookside Restaurant

Located on Brookside Gold Club's expansive grounds, Brookside Restaurant is a great place to enjoy a meal with family and friends. Open to the public daily...

cafe santorini, clams, seafood
Mediterranean

Café Santorini

Located in historic Old Pasadena, Café Santorini offers Mediterranean cuisine, cocktails and an excellent wine list. The ambiance of their indoor dining room...

Carmela Ice Cream
Desserts

Carmela Ice Cream

Artisan Creamery. East Pasadena is ground zero for Carmela Ice Cream chef/owner Jessica Mortarotti and business partner Zachary Cox, who now run three...

Cava
Mediterranean

CAVA Pasadena

Personalized Experience. CAVA Pasadena is a casual Mediterranean restaurant located in the South Lake Avenue District. CAVA Pasadena's build-it-yourself,...

Celestino
Italian

Celestino Ristorante & Bar

Authentic Italian Food in Pasadena. For over 17 years located on South Lake Avenue, Celestino has delighted the palates of Pasadena and travelers from all...

CHA Redefine
Chinese

Cha Redefine

Cha Redefine. Cha Redefine founded by tea and coffee enthusiasts. They create a new interpretation of traditional tea by combining traditional loose-leaf tea...

Coffee

Chado Tea Room Pasadena

Traditional Tea House. Chado Tea Room Pasadena serves over 200 different teas, sandwiches, salads and pastries. There are four Chado Tea Room's throughout Los...

Coffee and plants sign
Coffee

Coffee and Plants

100% aesthetic and 100% plant-based, Coffee and Plants cafe is located in Old Pasadena's One Colorado. Enjoy dairy-free lattes, coffee, teas, and more while...

Congregation ale house
Bar

Congregation Ale House

Pasadena Chapter. The Pasadena outpost of Travis Ensling's growing company joins successful "chapters" in Long Beach and Azusa. The Pasadena branch occupies...

Contessa chocolates
Desserts

Contessa Chocolate Collection

Contessa Chocolate Collection, known for gourmet chocolates in espresso, started in 2012 and has introduced more food elements to its collection, including...

copa vida pasadena
Coffee

Copa Vida

Artisanal Coffee Shop & Cafe. Copa Vida is an artisanal coffee shop in Old Pasadena, that also offers tea and food. It is located in a beautiful historic...