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Food and restaurants in South Pasadena

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“Wonderful cozy hidden gem of a restaurant and bar, inside an old craftsman house. A bit pricey but worth it for a special night out. Get dinner or have a cocktail next to the outdoor fireplace!”
  • 22 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“Delicious Southern BBQ restaurant that gives Texas BBQ a run for their money. Can get busy in the evenings.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Thursday’s 4-8 pm. A festive affair; good for food, produce, flowers and music. Fun for the whole family.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Bar
“Great place for a full breakfast or brunch on their outdoor patio. Their cranberry walnut toast that comes as a side is yummy.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Café
“Cute little hole in the wall French cafe and market that feels really authentic. Their brie and tomato sandwich is very good.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Pub
“Hometown, local Irish pub. Beers on tap, wine, a full bar. Music almost every night of the week. They have good food, too!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“Super cute cafe with yummy sandwiches on fresh baked breads. I believe they have a live guitarist who plays there on Thursdays, but call to make sure. The ambience is really quaint.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Frozen Yogurt Shop
“YUMMY frozen Yogurt! You can sample everything before choosing your favourites. Also has fresh toppings!”
  • 10 locals recommend

Cafes

Bakery
“Great selection of brunch items and salads. Great place to meet up with a friend or to read the paper. Their open faced egg salad sandwich is so good and their red velvet cupcake is amazing.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Café
“Cute little hole in the wall French cafe and market that feels really authentic. Their brie and tomato sandwich is very good.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“A beautiful historical park that stretches from Highland Park to Pasadena. A beautiful place to take a stroll. There is also a golf course and tennis center. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“Our closest independently run coffee shop. They serve fresh roasted coffee and a selection of breakfast faire items, muffins, sandwiches etc.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“Bright and beautiful lighting in this casual local cafe/coffeeshop- great to getting some work on your laptop on their free Wifi. Their salsa verde beef tacos are really good (and only $2 on Taco Tuesdays!). ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Serving hot and cold drinks, whole-bean coffee, microground instant coffee known, espresso, caffe latte, full- and loose-leaf teas, Evolution Fresh juices, Frappuccino beverages, pastries, snacks and more.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“Close walking distance from The Cottage. It's the most filmed at coffee shop in the world.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“A bright and friendly boba and Chinese food cafe that is lively and great for meeting a friend, or browsing the internet on their free Wifi. Shawn and Tiger, the owners, are extremely friendly and welcoming. Their teas and bobas are tasty, and their beef noodle soup is our kids' favorites. Their popcorn chicken is tasty as well!”
  • 1 local recommends

Bakeries

Bakery
“Great selection of brunch items and salads. Great place to meet up with a friend or to read the paper. Their open faced egg salad sandwich is so good and their red velvet cupcake is amazing.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Frozen Yogurt Shop
“YUMMY frozen Yogurt! You can sample everything before choosing your favourites. Also has fresh toppings!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
“Bright and beautiful lighting in this casual local cafe/coffeeshop- great to getting some work on your laptop on their free Wifi. Their salsa verde beef tacos are really good (and only $2 on Taco Tuesdays!). ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
“Has vegan and gluten free cupcakes. Also have discounted one day old cupcakes.”
  • 1 local recommends