There is by no means a shortage of Starbucks in South Pasadena. The same could be said for lots of locales, but Fair…More Oaks Avenue, especially, has its fair share of the world's most prolific coffee chain.</p>
<p>Few, however, can claim a fountain as nice. It centers an outdoor section of tables, which makes for a great reading spot as long as traffic doesn't get too noisy.</p>
<p>The service inside is cheerful and friendly, making this a very choice Starbucks location.</p>
Starbucks Coffee 1318 Huntington Dr, South Pasadena, CA91030 This coffee shop is in a great part of town in a busy strip mall that includes a T-Mobil store. Starbucks sells coffee,…More tea, cookies, muffins, sandwiches and juices. It is a popular destination for office workers on their breaks and kids after school. Wi-Fi is accessible to anyone who purchases a $5 gift card. There is free parking in the lot next to the building.
This Starbucks -- one of several up and down Fair Oaks Avenue -- is a nice oasis from the midday sun.
The soft…More lighting and ergonomic furniture are relaxing, combined with a subdued banking atmosphere at Wells Fargo on the other side of the interior divide that separates both businesses.</p>
<p>This combo store concept usually goes for large fast food chains, but here the trend has made it to the banking sector. Obviously, the idea is one stop for bank customers, a dream for Wells Fargo patrons who are also Starbucks fanatics.</p>
<p>Convenience is the main sell, a tried and true marketing appeal that in this case also maximizes commercial real estate space.</p>
Wells Fargo 1000 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA91030
Wells Fargo is a big west coast bank with many branches in the Los Angeles area. Few, however, combine forces with a…More food service giant like this Wells Fargo/Starbucks union on Fair Oaks.</p>
<p>The bank is one half of the space, with Starbucks on the other side. A glass partition separates the banking from the coffee and snacks.</p>
<p>There's no vault, but this Wells Fargo provides the full services available at any other branch. There are also three ATMs located on the south side of the building.</p>
Pavilions 1213 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA91030 Pavilions is a supermarket that strives for quality and value in its products, such as meat, seafood and produce. The…More alcohol section features a wide variety of spirits. There's also an on-premises pharmacy and Starbucks.
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.
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>
T-Mobile 1318 Huntington Dr, South Pasadena, CA91030 This T-Mobile is a branch of the international cell phone and cell phone services company. It is in a very…More charming and busy part of South Pasadena and is located in a strip mall that includes a Starbucks. They offer cell phones, cell phone plans, and cell phone accessories, like chargers, batteries, covers, and cases. It is right next to a bus line, and there is a parking lot adjacent to the building. They are also open seven days a week. Check their Web site for specials and coupons.