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1505 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3215
+1 626-799-4774
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“catfish” (26 reviews)
“lamb chops” (5 reviews)
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
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French, Seafood, Fusion
1505 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3215
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

Its been a long while, but I am soooo glad I gave this place another try. Made a reservation for 3, last minute, thru Opentable. Plenty of parking, all around the building. The location is a bit odd (squeezed between businesses), so the layout does...More

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 18 December 2015

I have always held Shiro in high esteem until this recent visit. Decor is minimalist - my companions found it drab - harsh commentary but their opinion. We were warmly greeted by the owner. The server was friendly but continually interrupted our meal even though...More

Thank BJ G
Reviewed 12 December 2015

We have been going to Shiro for many years now. Always good, sometimes excellent. On our most recent visit, the service was excellent and the food was good. The shrimp mousse ravioli was not as good as it usually is. The shrimp mousse was kind...More

Thank Marc A
Shiro1505, Owner at Shiro, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2015

Hi Marc. We strive to be perfect and are sorry you found a few things that were not up to our high standards. For example, we are well known for serving hot dishes on hot plates; it is one of our guiding principles. We are...More

Reviewed 22 November 2015

Dinner at Shiro is always special. It is a small restaurant on Mission, in S. Pasadena. Food is always delicious and service is great. Reservations recommended. In addition to evening specials, there are numerous regulars that are always delicious. Perhaps the best is the deep-fried...More

Thank Randall W
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I love this restaurant. The food is the best I've had anywhere. Even when New Zealand lamb chomps aren't on the menu, they get them for me. These are the best lamb chops outside of New Zealand - I know since I had lamb chops...More

Thank Helen Y
Reviewed 17 August 2015

When we have friends in town and looking for a place for dinner, I always recommend this place, so consistent, never disappoints. Usually it has quiet atmosphere, pleasant in an understated way. If you are looking for high level activity, this is NOT the place...More

Thank humbleinla
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Yummy yummy food. good atmosphere good service. Sure the food is on the expensive side, but what do you expect for such a fancy place?

Thank kharles
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This is a finer restaurant offering incredible selections. Wednesday is the pre-set dinner meal, well worth the effort to go.

1  Thank Dan B
Reviewed 1 June 2015

The menu is somewhat limited in depth, however there is something for everyone (filet, lamb, sea bass, chicken, salads and great appetizers. I highly recommend the ravioli with white truffle as an appetizer. The salmon tacos were very good as well. The menu has an...More

Thank Steve V
Reviewed 10 May 2015

This restaurant has been a special place for me for many years. It never fails. The owners are very sweet caring Ladies who care enough to make this an experience to remember. It usually starts with some beautiful amuse bouche. I can't, NOT, order the...More

Thank Kapnseal
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11 January 2016|
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 32 - US$ 55
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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