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Shaker's Restaurant

601 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-2601
+1 626-799-9168
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good58%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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601 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-2601
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a diner that hasn't changed much through the years. Large windows all around, inexpensive diner menu, 50s and 60s music playing in the background and a large parking lot, back when land was cheap in Pasadena. Good-sized portions at a reasonable price, decent...More

Thank IslandLovinTwosome
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This is a restaurant with old fashioned styled food. Of course they have the standard burgers. But there are specific items which are old fashioned delicious because it's seems to be prepared by your grandma. Things like clam chowder and like their New York style...More

Thank ArieDiepen
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This iconic South Pasadena family diner is good for food and service but it is reached the environmental point of no return! Long decaying there have been question from customers that were always answered "a renovation is supposed to be coming soon" But like Godot...More

Thank Maurice S
Reviewed 22 March 2017

1st time here. Went for breakfast as to early for an appointment.Also serves lunch and dinner. Seems like a neighborhood place. Very friendly and clean. Service was very good and very pleasant.Good variety and lesser price on some items during the week Food was good...More

Thank ConnieIavarone
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Shaker's is an institution in So Pas, located at Fair Oaks Avenue just off the Arroyo Parkway (formerly Pasadena Freeway), also known as California Highway 110. It's a diner from the 1950s but it hasn't gotten old. Everything is in good working order and there's...More

Thank geotech522
Reviewed 6 November 2016

My Son just loves this place for over 10 years now.He just inhales their French Toast which is very good by the way. I can highly recommend it for breakfast but lunch and dinner is another story.

Thank David L
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We had here our breakfast because our hotel has none. The staff was very friendly and we had a nice place at the window. The food was good and more than enough. The coffee mug was always full. The place was almost full but we...More

Thank Ronald V
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I like Shakers. I had the Avocado, bacon, tomato and swiss cheese omelette which was prepared very nicely. The English Muffin was well toasted and the hash browns were crispy just like I like them! My girl had the cheese blintz's with strawberries and cream...More

Thank Oneusernm2many
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Expected more as we had read the reviews, but it didn't compare. Food was subpar. Fried chicken strips had to be sent back as it was obvious they were overcooked. Chicken sandwich was tough. The staff was slow, more involved in boxing up cakes and...More

Thank mmf40
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Had a crispy chicken sandwich, which has to be the worst meal at this restaurant. Normally eat their dinner special or have a great breakfast. This time wanted to eat light. Basically, the chicken was over cooked. Our guest, kept sending her vegetarian sandwich back....More

Thank dynamitedon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-2601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-799-9168
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