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 Michelin-rated The Royce Woodfire Steakhouse at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, 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.

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

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

Outdoor Dining

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
Take-Out

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...

Outdoor Dining

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...

Outdoor Dining

Chamo Venezuelan

Chamo Venezuelan Cuisine was founded out of a deep love for real food, for food that is fresh, healthy, and authentic. They pride themselves on using fresh...

Outdoor Dining

Chim! Thai Street Food

Chim means to taste in Thai. Chim! “The Tastes” of Thai Street Food is about bringing the simplicity of good eats on the street of Thailand. Every dish on the...

Coffee and plants sign
Outdoor Dining

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
Outdoor Dining

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...