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Shiro

1505 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3215
+1 626-799-4774
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“catfish” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Seafood, Fusion
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1505 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3215
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At four o'clock chiefs menu for the night will be posted but do not wait till the last minute to go. They have been one of the top rated places to go for years. I would suggest the Catfish, which is now unique to this...More

Thank Steven A
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We have been Shiro's customer for a number of years. We had another opportunity to visit Shiro for the DineLA menu. We came here with another couple and all of us except myself ordered from the DineLA menu. Everyone enjoyed the three courses dinner with...More

Thank Tobbie888
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This visit featured Shiro's famous deep-fried whole catfish with fresh ginger inserted in slices along the fish. A mound of cilantro covers the head of the fish and is delicious to nibble with the fish bites. Served with baked carrots, green beans and scalloped potato....More

Thank Randall W
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

From the outside, this restaurant is assuming. However, the inside provides to be a good-sized, intimate Japanese fusion dining experience. On Wednesdays, Taste of Shiro is a preset menu of three courses from which you can choose one of two appetizers and one of two...More

Thank YellowJello00
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is a pricey option for dinner but the service and food are exceptional. My husband and I had not been for many years (he is very picky about restaurants) but even he was delighted by the fact we were seated at a table away...More

1  Thank SouthPasTraveler
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I decided to dine alone on a rare Saturday night. Since it was Easter eve, many places were crowded or full. I decided to revisit an old favorite in SPas, Shiro! I used to come here years ago with family, it was one of our...More

Thank keentraveler30
Shiro1505, Owner at Shiro, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

I want to sincerely apologize for your experience. I was the hostess that evening (thank you for the compliments). Shiro is owned by two woman (myself included). We are appalled by your treatment and we will most definitely deal with the staff. We are known...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This wonderful restaurant is within walking distance from our house. I have been coming here pretty much since they opened their doors and have never been disappointed! This is one of the best restaurants I have ever been to. It's off the beaten track, so...More

Thank clause2017
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Shiro is a restaurant where they know how to treat people. From the moment you walk in the door until you get that last cup of coffee after a great desert, you are treated like a valued customer. The food is excellent, the waiters are...More

Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Shiro is tucked a bit away from Old Pasadena. The service is delightful. You are warmly greeted by the staff that care as much for the 'out of towners' like us as the regulars. The Atmosphere is nearly Asian. Chop Sticks are available as we...More

Thank MrLeeL
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Had a lovely Valentine's dinner with my wife. Though it was a prix fixe menu, there several good choices including the fried whole catfish. The appetizer sampler was tasty while my wife loved the duck breast second course while I had the nice crab cakes....More

1  Thank peterlc63
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lordbyron168
11 January 2016|
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Response from Shiro1505 | Property representative |
We call our dress code "Smart Casual". We are not overly fussy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 32 - US$ 55
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1505 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3215
    (Fair Oaks Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: South Pasadena Metro Station .4 miles from the Restaurant
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-799-4774
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Description
Our food is only the best of the ingredients presented so that their excellence shines through. Our caring staff is here to help you enjoy your meal. We have a full bar.
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