Charm Rice & Noodle 711 Fair Oaks Ave Ste B, South Pasadena, CA91030 This authentic Thai restaurant specializes in soups and seafood . The restaurant is run by the same owners as the more…More Asian fusion cuisine offered next door at Patakan. Charm has an array of appetizers and desserts, with plenty of sweet drinks and exotic offerings .
Shiro Restaurant 1505 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA91030 Shiro Restaurant is a signature Southern Pasadena dining destination for fine cuisine. Chef and owner, Hideo…More Yamashiro, visits the local fish market daily to ensure his menu items are the freshest and finest available in town. The comprehensive menu features prix-fixe options, bistro fare and a wonderfully unique chef's tasting menu.
Fiore Market Cafe 1000 Fremont Ave, South Pasadena, CA91030 The Fiore Market Cafe is a local restaurant that was conceived after a trip to Italy by the owner. The restaurant serves…More a menu of sandwiches, salads, deli salads and soups and bakes fresh bread daily. The fresh bread is used in all sandwiches.
The Barkley Restaurant & Bar 1400 Huntington Dr, South Pasadena, CA91030 The Barkley Restaurant & Bar specializes in burgers and steaks. It has a full bar and features live music several…More nights per week. Customers can choose to sit inside or on the outdoor patio.
Bella's Gourmet Pizza 700 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA91030 Satisfying a pizza craving is easy at this local restaurant with late-night operating hours. It serves pizza with a…More selection of toppings and specialty pies, along with salads, wings and grinders. Bella's Gourmet Pizza maintains a second location in Old Town.
Subway 711 Fair Oaks Ave Ste B, South Pasadena, CA91030 This sandwich shop is a convenient late night option for anyone avoiding burgers and deep fat fryers. The staff is…More friendly and keeps the restaurant immaculately clean. Sub sandwiches are the main draw but Subway's breakfast sandwiches are hearty and affordable.
Briganti 1423 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA91030 This restaurant in South Pasadena offers a fine dining selection of regional Italian food including…More seasonal antipasti, imaginative pasta and amazing main courses. The service is equally impressive.
Mike & Anne's 1040 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA91030 Mike & Anne's restaurant and bar is an elegant spot for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It serves imaginative items…More including Mission Street Caesar salad, New Zealand Mussels and Ahi Tuna Poke. It has a full bar and features seasonal cocktails.
Griffins of Kinsale 1007 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA91030 Griffins of Kinsdale is a local Irish pub. Friends gather to enjoy domestic and imported beer and wine and pub cuisine…More such as corn beef and cabbage, shepherd's pie and lamb stew.
Firefly Bistro 1009 El Centro St, South Pasadena, CA91030 Firefly Bistro is a delightful family owned and operated restaurant in South Pasadena. It's ambiance is casually elegant…More with indoor and outdoor dining. The menu is eclectic and features California cuisine that is aesthetically presented. Firefly has a complete wine menu and nightly entertainment.
The Canoe House 805 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA91030 The Canoe House is a Hawaiian-themed bar and restaurant. It offers a selection of appetizers, soups, salads, burgers,…More sandwiches, tacos, large plates, and desserts. Menu highlights include grilled mahi mahi tacos, huli huli chicken, Kulua pulled pork sandwich, bacon wrapped hot dog, mushroom jack burger, Kona Kobb salad, and chicken tortilla soup.
Carmine's Italian Restaurant & Bar is the perfect example of just that – a staple spot for Italian cuisine,…More drinks and lots of live entertainment at night. Carmine's is open late and has a wealth of menu items that keep the plates coming.</p>
<p>While the rest of the menu is standard but tastefully done Italian restaurant fare, the individual pizzas are a special part of the menu. The selection of diverse "Bambino" pies is short but very sweet indeed, with a "no sauce" white pizza added to the interesting mix.</p>
<p>Nothing here costs more than $20 a plate. Carmine's is a great place for affordable, high quality dining for lunch or a night out for drinks and live music.</p>
Round Table Pizza 1127 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA91030 Round Table Pizza in South Pasadena has a lot of room for parties and large groups. Located in the Vons shopping plaza…More on Fair Oaks Avenue, parking is easy with plenty of spots in the lot or on the street. There are also frequent discount specials, usually for large orders. Check the website and local papers for Round Table coupons. The restaurant has a sports bar kind of atmosphere with pitchers of beer available. Round Table also offers a lunch buffet until 2pm.
Bistro De La Gare 921 Meridian Ave, South Pasadena, CA91030 Bistro De La Gare is an authentic French restaurant and wine bar in South Pasadena. Located close to the Mission…More Gold Line station, this delightful bistro serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in a casual setting. The waiters are mostly French and the food is great. It also boasts an extensive wine list.
Maki Yaki 700 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA91030 This fast and affordable Japanese chain serves udon, soba and terrific teriyaki and sushi. The food quality is great and…More the store has fantastic catering capabilities. The selection of colorful, creatively designed sushi rolls is tempting and carefully prepared.
Oak Tree Inn 1315 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA91030 Oak Tree Inn is a beautiful restaurant. The elegant decor and large dining area makes it a great place to celebrate,…More have a romantic dinner for two or simply stop in for a relaxing full-service lunch. A major highlight is the immense fish tank at the entrance. It's filled with many kinds of colorful and exotic coral. The menu is just as impressive as Oak Tree Inn's interior. There's a bounty of Chinese favorites and a noteworthy selection of seafood.
Kentucky Fried Chicken 1318 Huntington Dr, South Pasadena, CA91030 Located in a busy area of town, Kentucky Fried Chicken is in a strip mall that also includes a Starbucks. It sells…More several types of chicken, many sides, soft drinks, deserts and meal packages. Special coupons are available on the Web site.
Papa John's Pizza 800 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA91030 It may be a chain, but this particular Papa John's fits in well on this stretch of Fair Oaks Avenue in historic South…More Pasadena. The staff here is friendly and attentive, and the specials are just as generous as the amount of toppings that characterize Papa John's pizzas and portions.
Hi-Life Burgers 1326 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA91030 This is Fair Oak's greasy spoon of choice and it's a great non-corporate option for burgers and other grilled or fried…More American fare. Like so many shops along this stretch of Fair Oaks Avenue, the historic atmosphere is present. First timers should try the cheeseburger, a great example of this vintage spot's hearty appeal.
Nicole's Gourmet Foods 921 Meridian Ave, South Pasadena, CA91030 This family-owned and operated French market has been in business since 1996 and offers salads, soups, beer, wine,…More hundreds of cheeses, charcuterie, caviar, foie gras, truffles and baked goods.
Carrows 815 Fremont Ave, South Pasadena, CA91030 This convenient diner offers delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner. It has popular kid and senior menus, making it…More a great place for families. Banquet facilities are available for meetings or special events.
Señor Fish 618 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA91030 Señor Fish in South Pasadena is a gourmet Mexican seafood lovers dream come true. The menu is loaded with…More unforgettable foods like shrimp tostadas and scallop burritos. They feature fresh charbroiled fish at market prices and always have a fine selection of specials to choose from.
The LA area has terrific Mexican food restaurant chains, and Baja Fresh is definitely one of the more prolific: There…More are many locations all over town.</p>
<p>This South Pasadena spot in the Vons Shopping Center is spacious and closes fairly late. Its a decent night dining option versus a full-service place or a drive-thru.</p>
<p>As the name of the chain goes, its food is impressively fresh but still very affordable. Here again, Mexican restaurants like Baja Fresh are a great inexpensive alternative to fast food.</p>
Golden China 1115 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA91030 Authentic and flavorful Chinese cuisine makes Golden China Restaurant a hallmark spot on Fair Oaks to stop for a great…More full-service or take-out meal. Executive Chef Chou I-Hsing<b><i> </i></b>has nearly 50 years of culinary experience and has headed the Golden China kitchen staff since the 1980s. Before immigrating to the United States, I-Hsing was a chef at prominent restaurants in Taiwan. His past experiences and Mandarin authenticity make the menu at Golden China abundant with flavorful choices. It is very extensive, so first-timers should be prepared for lots of perusing.
Tokoro is a mellow, relaxing place to enjoy some of the best Japanese cuisine South Pasadena has to offer. That's no…More exaggeration, despite the area's reputation for terrific Far East eats.</p>
<p>The service is outstanding, as is the artistry of the restaurant's sushi chefs. Tokoro's interior decor is elegantly put together, maintaining a traditional Japanese atmosphere without overdoing it to the point of gaudiness.</p>
<p>Prices here are reasonable for a full-service sushi restaurant -- lots of money-saving specials throughout the year.</p>
Radhika Modern Indian Bistro opened in South Pasadena in May 2010 and serves up classic north Indian fare. Previously…More located at Shopper's Lane in Pasadena, the new Radhika restaurant is directly across from the Gold Line Mission Station. Radhika offers a range of vegetarian and non-vegetarian options.</p>
<p>The owners plan to open Radha Room, a lounge with Indian-influenced tapas, next door to the restaurant. </p>
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf has locations all over, not quite as prolific as Starbucks, but close. The company is…More still privately family-owned, and among the largest in the world of this non-publicly traded variety.</p>
<p>The South Pasadena location is cozy and convenient, right near the 110. The store offers free WiFi, which along with the quiet atmosphere makes it a good place to work. This Coffee Bean opens extremely early at 5:30am, which is great for local weekday commuters.</p>
This is a great diner and bakery rolled into one. A delicious stop, not far from the 110 on Fair Oaks, this is one of…More several northeast L.A. restaurants run by David Yost and Randy Hoffman.</p>
<p>Its crepes are amazing, and the rest of the creative menu features "eclectic California cuisine," according to its owners. Operating until 11 at night makes Wild Thyme an excellent place to go for just coffee and/or dessert, if not a great full-course meal. There's no shortage of dining options here.</p>
La Fiesta Grande 1107 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA91030 La Fiesta Grande in South Pasadena is a cool local spot for Mexican food. Peruse the menu featuring authentic, flavorful…More favorites or check out the all-you-can-eat taco bar. Listen to roaming mariachi players as you enjoy one of La Fiesta's grande margaritas and get into the party spirit.