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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.

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...

Jones coffee roasters
Coffee

Jones Coffee Roasters

Local Coffee Roasters. Jones Coffee is a family run coffee company headquartered in Pasadena, their roasting facility doubles as a coffee shop in a warehouse...

Outdoor Dining

Kathleen’s Restaurant

Kathleen’s Restaurant was established in 1982 by Efren Bugarin and Kathleen Meymarian. You’ll find that Kathleen’s menu offers a wide variety of California...

Kings Row Gastropub beer
American

Kings Row Gastropub

Pasadena Gastropub. Located in the heart of Old Pasadena, Kings Row Gastropub is a casual gastropub featuring live music from Thursday through Sunday. The...

Kitchen United
American

Kitchen United

Culinary on Demand. Kitchen United is a local food hub that hosts six restaurants and several food entrepreneurs. The only public space is Commissary, where...

Outdoor Dining

Koko’s Mediterranean Café

Koko’s Mediterranean Café, or more commonly known as Med Café by all the locals, has been a Pasadena gem for over 20 years. Founded by head chef Koko and his...

la grande orange
Outdoor Dining

La Grande Orange Café

AT&SF Train Depot. La Grande Orange Café gives new life to an old train depot — the space was formerly a Santa Fe Railway depot, later Amtrak took over, and...

Langham afternoon tea
Desserts

Langham Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea. Delight in a bespoke version of afternoon tea at The Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgewood, while enjoying the charming views of The Horseshoe...