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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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“hummus” (32 reviews)
“lamb souvlaki” (12 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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1 - 10 of 353 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a family get together at Cafe Santorini. Party of six - and very happy we had reservations because on a Saturday night the place was jammed!! The servers were excellent and attentive as we dallied thru drinks, appetizers, and dinner. They made a...More

Thank talkslikeaduck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting from out of town and were looking for a place to eat lunch. We found Cafe Santorini and were delighted with our choice. The food was fresh and very tasty, and our waiter did an excellent job. We were very pleased to...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food at reasonable prices to fit anyone's quirks. The Greek Salad was fresh and ample and the Yuvetsi was special and different. They had the usual souvlaki and moussaka, which looked spectacular. The service was excellent.

Thank J L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is all very tasty - I've enjoyed the lamb dishes, as well as fish entrees, the mediterranean and vegetarian meals (tends to be quite rich). The warm pita brought at the beginning of meals is thick and deliciously fresh. Good wine list. The...More

Thank 100lat
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Conveniently located in Old Town Pasadena. Parking is difficult but far from impossible. The seared ahi and the beef kabobs are both excellent. Service is friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank binks79
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Armenian owned and genuine food. Everything tastes authentic and is cooked with the passion it deserves. The bartender takes his job seriously and wait staff are practically owners. I strongly recommend sitting on the balcony. You simply MUST try the lamb!!!!!

Thank NimNada
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped by to have lunch with my mom. She had Moussaka and loved it I had pesto pasta, it was delicious. The ambiance is perfect. It's situated on a second floor overlooking a patio square. We dined on the balcony as it was a warm...More

1  Thank FrustratedWolff
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Great food, great service, cool atmosphere! The lamb souflaki was really good! Rooftop view of the Old Pasadena Square is a delightful highlight for this quaint Greek restaurant. Worth the trip, but get there early because it gets crowded around 7:30.

1  Thank Mike W
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We found Cafe Santorini on TripAdvisor when we were in Pasadena, CA trying to find a place for lunch. WOW --great restaurant! The food was fantastic and service was wonderful as well. We had an eggplant pizza & a panini and both great excellent!

1  Thank Mary-Jo D
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a celebratory restaurant in a provincial town. We've been here over a ten year period and the restaurant and staff are consistently good and the offerings are fresh. Ask for a table outside and get here early, or belly up to the u...More

1  Thank rkr727
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Response from skiNebraska | Reviewed this property |
Eat inside
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Response from Katiesarahflynn | Reviewed this property |
Recommend Uber or walking if you have time.
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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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