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Cafe Santorini

64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3627
+1 626-564-4200
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3627
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Reviewed yesterday

Not only this is one of the classic dinner in old town Pasadena, most customers are classy as well so dressing up is never going to overly dressed! Ask for the "three tentacles" dish. It is the best one I have ever had. Also, valet...More

Thank HappyGeekyWoman
Reviewed 1 week ago

We lived in the Pasadena vicinity for many years, but somehow we never tried this spot. Now we wonder why. Four of us had a very good dining experience. We made reservations... really recommended since it is fairly small... and were seated within a few...More

Thank canncan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a treat! Try to sit outside unless you are a fan of the business casual scene. There seems to always be a bachelorette party, a family birthday, or an anniversary dinner party. Service is good and unobtrusive if a bit slow.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made an online reservation for two for an early dinner prior to a concert at the Rose Bowl. It's close to Parson's parking and very convenient to easily head back to the shuttle. The staff were very courteous and seated us after a short...More

1  Thank returnmetokaneohe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back again and another very good dinner, nice menu, reasonable prices, great food and service but let down by being so loud it was difficult to have a conversation between 2 couples

Thank David J
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I attend a language school in Smith Alley and have walked past this place at least 300 times without thinking twice. About a month ago, had some guests, we went to Pasadena, and needed a lunch. We went in and up. I am really critical...More

Thank frank k
Reviewed 1 May 2017

A Friday night dinner on the outdoor patio at this place was not pleasant. We were eating out with family we hadn’t seen for a while so lots to chat about. Could barely hear each other! Not sure if it was a combination of bad...More

Thank Camassia
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Our party of 3 walked in just after 5 when it opened and hoped for a seating as it is a very popular restaurant. It was our first time there. We were seated inside (white tablecloths but not formal) because every table on the terrace...More

Thank Judi F
Reviewed 26 April 2017

My family has been a fan of this restaurant for the past twenty years. I can't even remember how many family, birthday or anniversary lunches and dinners we have at this place. Service has always been great. The quality of food is always top-notch and...More

Thank armen120
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We were in town on business and Cafe Santorini is within walking distance of our room (2 blocks). They have a happy hour at the bar only so we started with a glass of nice Pinot Grigio at the bar with the Grilled Calamari appetizer....More

Thank Gene H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
We have reservations for New Years Eve what happens if it rains?
28 December 2016|
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Response from skiNebraska | Reviewed this property |
Eat inside
Rhonda R
Do you have a shuttle to the Rose Bowl?
19 August 2016|
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Response from Katiesarahflynn | Reviewed this property |
Recommend Uber or walking if you have time.
Brigitte G
where is my response to a review. Id like to enjoy reading it
3 July 2016|
Response from deabs8 | Reviewed this property |
If it has been approved then it should be under your profile . Under>contributions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3627
  • Public Transportation: 2 blocks away on Holly St.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-564-4200
  • E-mail
Tucked in the heart of Old Town Pasadena, Cafe Santorini is the spot to be in. Offering a variety of delicious Mediterranean dishes and a romantic second floor patio. Perfect for a date, a family gathering or a celebration. Cafe Santorini also offers two large banquet venues in the Rococo Room and Pandora on Green.
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