Coffee, Tea, and Cafes

Café Culture in Food & Drink

Coffee, Tea & Cafes

Pasadena is a haven for coffee lovers and tea enthusiasts, boasting an impressive array of cafes, coffee shops, and tea houses that cater to every taste. From cozy, neighborhood gems to upscale, trendy establishments, Pasadena has it all.

Explore the vibrant coffee culture, with expert baristas showcasing their skills and passion for the craft. Whether you prefer a perfectly brewed cup of artisanal coffee or a soothing cup of tea, you'll find a place to indulge your cravings. Pasadena's cafes and coffee shops offer a wide variety of specialty brews, from velvety lattes to bold espressos, satisfying even the most discerning palates. For tea lovers, the tea houses in Pasadena provide a serene and inviting atmosphere, serving an extensive selection of loose-leaf teas from around the world.


7 Tea


Not Just a Boba Shop. Known for having it all, 7 Tea is the ultimate destination for all your boba tea needs! The menu features a variety of tea, coffee, and...


Alfred Coffee

Alfred Coffee 1

Since opening on iconic Melrose Place in 2013 with its trademarked tagline “But First, Coffee,” Alfred has built a passionate following with eye-catching cafe...


Art Lunch Cafe

Art Lunch

Art Lunch is an innovative dining experience where culinary art meets comfort. Successfully operating since 2002, it is nestled in a cozy and inviting...


Artisanal Goods by CAR


Artisanal Goods by CAR is Haris Car's space on the corner of Colorado Boulevard and Catalina Avenue. Car's background and personal ties with cacao farms brings...




Bageloo's owner, Kevin Oh is a certified specialty coffee barista and spent 9 years in New York learning to create the perfect New York-style bagel with vegan...


Beard Papa's


Since 1999, Beard Papa's has been creating the World's Best Cream Puffs. They began in Japan and have expanded to over 475 stores in 15 countries and...


Boba ChaCha


Boba ChaCha is a chic, Instagram-worthy boba shop located in Old Pasadena. Their menu consists of sweet drinks, smoothies, unique tea flavors ranging from...

The Boy and the Bear

The irresistible charm of The Boy & The Bear coffee roastery is in the warmth and magic of Colombian culture. With locations across California, this...

Bubble Puff Tea

Bubble Puff & Tea is created by two PCC alumni for the simple love of Tea and Hong Kong style egg waffles. Carefully sourced from premium tea plantations in...


Fueled by a passion for tea and storytelling, Callisto Tea House is a woman-owned space offering high-quality single origin teas from around the world. Try the...




Visit Carrara, a family-owned pasticceria, for fine, homemade Italian treats such as cakes, pastries, gelato, and espresso. Helmed by renowned Italian pastry...