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.

Bakery/Café

Madeline Garden

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Madeline Garden Dining Experience. Madeline Garden is a unique, whimsical special dining experience that is sure to create found memories lasting a lifetime....

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Located in the Harry Potter-esque Burlington Arcade shopping area of the South Lake District, Mandarin Coffee Shop is a small, woman-owned AAPI business...

Bakery/Café

Mignon Chocolate

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Mignon Chocolate, a 3rd generation family business, is your destination for the best handmade chocolates. Known for their chocolate orange peel strips, liquid...

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Hop off the train at Del Mar Station and you come face-to-face with Miss Cheese Tea Café, one of Pasadena's additions to the boba family, that's rapidly...

Bakery/Café

Motto Tea Cafe

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Motto Tea Cafe is the place for premium tea drink selections. They use ingredients sourced from arround the globe and guarantee that all are natural...

Bakery/Café

Oh La La Bakery

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"Just off of Lake Avenue, Oh La La boasts freshly baked treats with flavors of the French Riviera blended with Californian delights. Behind the new bakery is...

Bakery/Café

OinkMoo Tea Bar

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Oink Moo offers genuine Taiwanese teas and milk teas with a variety of toppings including pudding, cheese foam, grass jelly, and of course, boba.

Bakery/Café

Old Sassoon Bakery

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Old Sasoon Bakery, is one of L.A.'s best places to find traditional Middle Eastern flatbreads and cookies. It's legacy stems from Joseph Geragosian, whose...

Asian

Pillow Talk

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Pillow Talk is a small Japanese coffee and sandwich that serves adorable sandwiches and mini cakes that are beyond Instagram-worthy.

Bakery/Café

Prolece Tea

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Prolece Tea provides a variety of delicate, sweet, milk and fruity teas that are sure to quench your thirst. Use toppings, like boba or lychee jelly, to switch...

Bakery/Café

Republik Coffee Lounge

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Republik Coffee is the ideal place to stop for an authentic, global coffee. Enjoy cold brews, lattes, cappuccinos, and tea while filling up with a signature...

Bakery/Café

Roma Market

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Roma Market Italian Deli is an Italian supermarket and deli in Pasadena owned by Rosario Mazzeo and known for "the sandwich". "The sandwich, as the late...