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Cafe Santorini

64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3627
+1 626-564-4200
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (35 reviews)
“lamb souvlaki” (13 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3627
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Santorini is listed as an Italian/Greek/Middle Eastern restaurant and its menu bears witness to this. First of all, we loved sitting outside on the balcony with its wrought iron railings which reminded me of New Orleans. The waiters wore long black aprons and looked professional,...More

Thank leprof2015
Reviewed 2 days ago

Been eating here for 30 years. Owned by two Armenian brothers that use their mothers recipes. Best middle eastern and Italian dishes anywhere. Prices very fair as they own the building. Great for large gatherings and they make you feel like family. Service is wonderful....More

Thank Steven T
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to the Santorini for happy hour one evening. All of the appetizers are amazing. We ordered one of everything off of the list. Each was $6.00. The hummus was especially good along with the calamari and the flatbread pizza. For 4 hungry men,...More

Thank tomahawk06
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in the heart of old town on the second level of an old brick building cafe Santorini provides a wonderful ambiance , great consistently good food and a nice bar. Many of the waiters have worked there for years and the menue is classsic...More

Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really interesting Mediterranean menu which includes classic Greek and Italian items plus some Middle Eastern dishes. Friendly staff that offers a lot of helpful presence. Full bar with great cocktails including an extensive wine menu. Dessert menu is less spectacular than the appetizers and main...More

Thank Ray Q
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We had a great experience at Café Santorini. It was very crowded when we arrived on a Saturday night for our reservation, but the host escorted us to the bar where we had wonderfully prepared cocktails. When our table was ready we had great service--the...More

Thank citygrl2018
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Service was very slow, the waiter was nice enough but i do not like it when they are talking to other waiters or other customers while they are holding your food in their hands. I always think that if your drink is finished before the...More

Thank MakeMyBed
Reviewed 28 August 2018

My wife and I met another couple and we had made reservations to sit on the terrace. The atmosphere outside was great. Loved the lighting as the sun went down. Our server was outstanding as he explained the specials and gave us some great suggestions...More

Thank radman143
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great selection but limited for vegetarians Servers at times are not always welcoming Fun ambiance specially outside seating Food is very tasty but pricey

Thank Lourdes Maria C
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The food is very good. Do start with Fried Pacific Smelt. I love this appetizer. It reminds me of snacks in Nepal. I also recommend Red Curry Risotto With Seafood. I love the quality and quantity. Do make reservation ahead. This place is very popular....More

Thank AngP60
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22 June 2018|
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Response from fortheloveofTuscany | Reviewed this property |
There is a garage almost across the street but no valet that I know of
Vicki T
17 April 2018|
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Response from jpmerchandise | Reviewed this property |
Always go for the menu on the restaurant’s website.
28 December 2016|
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Response from skiNebraska | Reviewed this property |
Eat inside
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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
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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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