Old Pasadena
Pasadena Dining

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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.

El Toreo cafe
Mexican

El Toreo Cafe

Mexican Restaurant in Old PasadenaEl Toreo (Spanish term for "bullfighting") has been around for about seventy years, the family that currently owns it has...

Entre nous french bistro
French

Entre Nous French Bistro

Based in a small cottage, Entre Nous is relatively "new" to Old Pasadena and offers classic French delicacies like escargot, salmon tartar, and filet mignon....

Europane tuna sandwich
Bakery

Europane

French-inspired. Europane is walking distance from the Pasadena Convention Center off of historic Route 66. Since 2010, Europane has served breakfast and...

Fair Oaks Pharmacy ice cream sundae
Desserts

Fair Oaks Pharmacy

A South Pasadena Landmark. Located in the heart of South Pasadena, Fair Oaks Pharmacy is a historic old fashion pharmacy originating in 1915. Fair Oaks...

Frederico's bakery
Bakery

Federico’s Italian Bakery

Federico's Italian Bakery. Opened in 1960, Federico's Italian Bakery bakes the traditional way. By maintaining the original Old World recipes with natural...

Fig sprout rotisserie chicken
American

Fig Sprout

Fig Sprout is a great place for a casual meal. The little, bright-windowed cafe offers a short, but delicious menu built around roasted chicken a "soul food"...

Fishwives
American

Fishwives

Fishwives – a term for a woman who sold fresh fish at market – is an eatery serving New England-style seafood, like clam chowder, lobster rolls, and raw...

Health Food

Fit Bar Superfood Cafe

Fit Bar Superfood Cafe is dedicated to creating the finest bowls and smoothies with superfoods that have been used for centuries and recognized worldly for...

Steakhouse

Fleming's

Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar. Fleming's Steakhouse and Wine Bar is the go to restaurant with an upscale ambiance that specializes in steak dishes and fine...

float ice cream milkshake
Coffee

Float Pasadena

Retro Soda FountainFloat is a modern take on the old-fashioned soda fountains from the 40s and 50s. When they walk in, guests are greeted by friendly baristas...

American

Foothill Restaurant

Foothill Restaurant prides itself on bringing to life delicious bites and signature spirits. Their menu selections‚ÄØ include classic dishes prepared with the...