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Food and restaurants in Pasadena

Top restaurants

Café
“Urth Caffé is one of the reasons we moved to Pasadena ;) great atmosphere delicious food and organic coffee (beware of lines)”
  • 51 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Pretty excellent fine Italian food relatively close to your location, I highly recommend. ”
  • 72 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Modern American cuisine. If you feel like going out for a classy meal, this is a nice quaint restaurant located in eagle rock. Street parking is available across the restaurant by the church. Reservation is recommended. This is a perfect date spot.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Gluten-free Restaurant
“tasty vegetarian food at a reasonable price... plus you.get a great feel for highland park's trendy crowds.”
  • 50 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“They have a great special on Mondays and Tuesdays buy one entree get the next for $5”
  • 29 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Houston's never disappoints. I am so addicted to the tender ribs......you can eat them with a fork or dive right in with your fingers. Their Hawaiian Rib Eye is to die for. PS: There is no corkage fee here, so feel free to bring your wine or champagne with you. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Best gnocchi and ravioli in Pasadena. I lived in Italy and am PICKY about my Italian. This place passes all my tests.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Pasadena's best coffee shop, a corner stalwart that also offers a full slate of food options to go along with its sunny vibe and well-calibrated espresso drink.”
  • 24 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“Urth Caffé is one of the reasons we moved to Pasadena ;) great atmosphere delicious food and organic coffee (beware of lines)”
  • 51 locals recommend
Gluten-free Restaurant
“tasty vegetarian food at a reasonable price... plus you.get a great feel for highland park's trendy crowds.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Trendy hipster coffee joint with limited offering of baked goods. Great espresso and custom drinks, and a good supply of seating in an Edison bulb-lit coffeehouse setting along Colorado Ave. in Old Town Pasadena.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Pasadena's best coffee shop, a corner stalwart that also offers a full slate of food options to go along with its sunny vibe and well-calibrated espresso drink.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bakery
“Super yummy baked goods! This Taiwanese bakery has both savory and sweet baked goods. Great iced coffees and boba drinks. Try the Sea Salt Cream Iced Coffee! Mix it up first - delicious!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
“Unusual artisanal ice creams and sorbets, often seasonal - Rose Petal? Brown Sugar Vanilla Bean? Rosemary with Toasted Pine Nuts? - Can get VERY busy on a summer evening.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Café
“Amazing coffee drinks, pastries , sandwiches and salads. One of our favorite, local spots!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bakery
“It's a close by cafe (though check the opening hours) with a great candy/gift shop and awesome coffees.”
  • 22 locals recommend

Bakeries

Italian Restaurant
“Best gnocchi and ravioli in Pasadena. I lived in Italy and am PICKY about my Italian. This place passes all my tests.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Café
“Great local spot for breakfast or lunch. They have yummy pastries and coffees. Address: 1992 Lincoln Avenue Pasadena, CA 91003 ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bakery
“Super yummy baked goods! This Taiwanese bakery has both savory and sweet baked goods. Great iced coffees and boba drinks. Try the Sea Salt Cream Iced Coffee! Mix it up first - delicious!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
“It's a close by cafe (though check the opening hours) with a great candy/gift shop and awesome coffees.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Pie Shop
“Pie, also in the same complex is coffee and ice cream at separate stands. In the heart of Old Town Pasadena.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
“Great place for breakfast and brunch! French inspired bakery. Amazing brunch!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bakery
“This bakery is organic and very tasty for breakfast and lunch. make sure to bring home some goodies. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bakery
“Great breakfasts, great sandwiches, great bread. The lines can get long at lunchtime during the week, same with breakfast on the weekends. There are two locations not far from each other. We probably go to the one across from the Paseo Mall more.”
  • 9 locals recommend