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18 W Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91105 (Fair Oaks Avenue)
+1 626-577-0051
22:00 - 11:00
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Mon - Tue 19:00 - 11:00
Wed 19:00 - 18:00
Thu 22:00 - 18:00
Fri 22:00 - 11:00
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Burbank, California
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794 reviews
457 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

Bought a voucher from Travelzoo $25 Afternoon Tea for two. 3 course meal. The Service: Walk in the restaurant, the host stand is right next to the front door. They really maximize the store space and put as many table/chairs they can. One table is only a step away from the front door. One table is right next to the... More 

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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609 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2014

We went on Valentines' day in the afternoon for the tea service and we were very happy. Service was attentive, scones were exceptional with lemon curd (not too gooey), fresh sandwiches, hot tea and fruit. Dessert didn't pop but it was nice enough. Ask to sit in the "fancier room" to get more ambiance. The other room is a bit... More 

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Gardena, California, United States
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2014

The food was delicious but too pricy and the service was lousy. I went around 2:30 afternoon and it was apparently the staff’s lunch time. We could see them standing inside the counter and eating. That's not the scene I wanted to see in a supposedly sophisticated tea room. I would rather go to the Rose Tea room in Huntington... More 

Thank ShiroWani
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

Nice for the upper crust type tea. food great tea wonderful. This place and Chado Tea Rooms Pasadena are the best in town . Chado guys seems to know more about the teas they sell. But you'll be happy at either place, Scarlet better room and feels fancy. Chado more relaxed better tea choices .

Thank samewame
Glendale, California
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234 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2013

We really enjoyed our High Tea experience at the Scarlet Tea Room. The restaurant is elegantly furnished and decorated with crystal chandeliers and rich drapery fabrics. The menu has a variety of lunch choices as well as a 3 or 5 course afternoon tea. We used a Living Social coupon which gave us two services for the price of one.... More 

Thank Lorraine M
Pasadena, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2013

This is the first time that we went to this tea room. We saw their ad on the newspaper and we just want to have a try. We went into their restaurant and have been sitting there for 10 minute. Nobody came to serve us. We have to go to the cashier asking them for menu. A lady asked us... More 

Thank April L
Southern California
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2013

The Scarlet Tea Room is located on a tree lined street in Pasadena. It is a charming little place - nicely decorated and tables are pleasantly arranged so that you don't feel like you are on top of the adjacent tables. They offer a 3 or 5 course Afternoon Tea, mini tea and a wide variety of regular lunch offerings.... More 

Thank OH2CA
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165 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2013 via mobile

The ladies in my family and I love coming here for our lady days. The staff is great and there's a nice selection of teas and tea sandwiches. The only thing is that is you come on a Sunday they only serve their tea menu. So if you are hungry then you'll be a bit disappointed. But you do have... More 

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Pasadena, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2013

My daughter took me here for my birthday close to Christmas. The restaurant has a nice ambiance and was more than beautiful near the holidays. She ordered the English tea and I ordered the egg salad sandwich but we shared. The tea was lovely and the sandwich yummy. My daughter's soup was also very good. You can get other sandwiches... More 

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Cypress, California
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2012

The tea room is quite lovely, quaint and the food was good, to a bit pricey. Our waitress was absolutely wonderful... I work in the area, but I wont go back... we were a party of 2 and were using a groupon certificate. when we completed out lunch, the manager calculated the bill in such a convoluted way and charged... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 60
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 11:00
19:00 - 11:00
19:00 - 18:00
22:00 - 18:00
22:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 W Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91105
    (Fair Oaks Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-577-0051
Open a door to a new kind of restaurant that infuses Five-Star Dining with an Elegant Tea at Scarlet Tea Room & Fine Dining. In addition to elegant ambiance, live music, extravagant decor with a new regional wine selection and delicious cocktails, this restaurant offers a charming selection of teas, gourmet foods and mouth-watering desserts to tantalize all your senses. If you've never experienced royal treatment while dining out, the elegant and friendly service will guide you through an unforgettable experience.

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