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3641 Katella Ave, Los Alamitos, CA 90720-3106
+1 562-431-9747
10:00 - 19:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
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Los Alamitos, California
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166 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They make authentic British pies in different varieties. It may look quiet on a busy street; but don't make the mistake and go on a weekend because people come from both LA and Orange Counties for these pies.

Thank MonaOrangeCountyCA
Windham, New York
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82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, it's not "paste-ey" (those are something else entirely). "Pass Tee". A delicious meal in your hand originating in Cornwall by wives and mothers of miners. Think stew covered in pie pastry. The "traditional" beef pasty is to be had of course but this place also offers chicken, vegetarian, and cheese and onion (don't knock it until you've eaten it).... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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129 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

My dad went to school in Houghton, MI and so I was raised on these meat pies. Rediscovered them on trips to Australia and England so it was a treat that living in LA for 20+yrs I stumbled upon this place. The large pasties are huge....so much meat and scattered with potatoes and carrots. The serve 3 kinds - Beef/Chicken/Vegie... More 

Thank lurch1
Orange County, CA
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

If you've never visited the Pasty Kitchen, you definitely must add it to your list. Simple and inexpensive but delicious. I always get the beef pasty and a big side of beef gravy to put on it. YUM. Note that there are only a few outdoor tables to eat at. This is mostly a grab and go type of place.

Thank Bruin97
Long Beach, California
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I had seen this place on a TV Review Station... and thought I would try it... today was the day. I'll be going back. There is NEVER a wait... everything is piping hot and ready to go.... You see them making the Pasty's right in front of you as you are ordering... It smells like grandma's kitchen. I had 1... More 

Thank friarfsp
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I get the chicken m daughter gets the beef wonderful with gravy. No real indoor seating there is tables outside, so not a good place to go to when raining (oh it never rains in California). It's is mostly a take out.

Thank preston H
San Juan Capistrano, California
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

My daughter was visiting me and had hoped to find pasties like she had enjoyed in England. We decided to try this place, and she felt that the beef pasty came close to what she remembered. My son and I loved it, and I really liked the gravy. My son loves potato salad, and gave the potato salad here a... More 

Thank BarbZoo
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Delicious pasties made quickly and for a good price. I also tasted both the cherry and apple dessert pasties. I would definitely go back for the lunch pasties but I didn't think there was anything special about the dessert ones.

Thank Dharmagrrl365
Los Alamitos, California
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Ive passed this place dozens of times and never thought to stop in,however, one day I was tired of burgers and tacos. I ordered one of each; beef, chicken, and veggie ... they were out of veggie. Of the two, I prefer the beef as it had a little more flavor. I did not order gravy on the side... probably... More 

Thank blfranks
Charleston, South Carolina
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85 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

My SO's father is in after surgery rehab nearby and asked us to get him a pasty. I had not had one since travelling to the UP of MI years ago. The place is tiny and appears to be family run. The food was excellent and gave me the opportunity to bore my poor SO with tales of my travel... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3641 Katella Ave, Los Alamitos, CA 90720-3106
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Los Alamitos
  • Phone Number: +1 562-431-9747

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?