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.

Hello Gelato
Desserts

Hello Gelato

Hello Gelato is a delicious spot to grab a scoop of Italian Gelato, freshly-made. The cool treat is perfect for a hot day or as a nice snack while strolling...

Brunch/Breakfast

Highlight Coffee

Highlight Coffee is a coffee shop in Northwest Pasadena. Their coffee is silky, smooth yet semi bold, aromatic, and easy to drink without a bitter or sharp...

Himaylayan Cafe
Take-Out

Himalayan Cafe

In the heart of Old Pasadena, Himalayan Cafe is pleased to serve authentic Nepalese, Indian and Tibetan cuisine. With mountain grown herbs and spices, it is...

Home Brewed Bar
Coffee

Home Brewed Bar

Cold Brew Coffee Shop. Old Pasadena's Home Brewed Bar specializes in artisan cold brew coffee and tea, and non-dairy milk, boba from all over the world and...

Outdoor Dining

Hot Wings Café

Hot Wings Café in Pasadena is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat. The establishment specializes in chicken wings, sandwiches, burgers and more in a casual...

Outdoor Dining

Il Fornaio

Authentic Italian Dining. Il Fornaio is where you will find authentic Italian dishes made with fresh indgrediants and traditional cooking techinques....

Ix Tapa
Bar

ix Tapa Cantina

Mexican Eatery and Bar. ix Tapa Cantina offers a rich variety of standard and traditional favorites, including birrias, carnitas, and pollo en mole poblano. A...

Outdoor Dining

Janejira Thai Bistro

Janejira Thai Bistro is a family-run restaurant in the Playhouse Village of Pasadena. Their Thai dishes, made with fresh local ingredients and spices from...

JIN Tea
Tea & Juice

JIN Tea Shop

Handcrafted DrinksJIN Tea Shop has the strong belief that tea has more to offer then a pleasing aroma with great taste. Tea has health benefits good for the...