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Central Park Restaurant

219 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-2005
+1 626-449-4499
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good56%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
219 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-2005
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Good breakfast spot. Service is decent but an be sometimes slow. Prices are reasonable. Ample parking available and also on the street.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank LitaH30
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Stopped here one weeknight to have an early dinner. When I asked the waiter what their best dishes were he said that the Braised Boneless Short Ribs are so popular that they took them off the menu at one point and had to bring them...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BooII
Reviewed 29 October 2018

The Service: It is nice walking into the restaurant greeted with smile~ The manager, Francisco, really leads a great team! The staffs are very attentive and friendly. Definitely A+ customer service! The Food: Avocado Toast - multi-grain nut bread, heirloom tomatoes, burrata cheese, lemon emulsion...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ILoveFoodComa
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The restaurant is across the street from the park and has parking. We stopped by on a Saturday around 9:30 am and were able to get a table right away. The breakfast menu has something for everyone: eggs, omelets, waffles, pancakes, etc. I ordered the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Heather M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Although they have a large selection of food, it is limited for vegetarians The server was okay but not very welcoming. He spent more time entertaining the customers at the other table. We had to get his attention several times so he would help us....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Lourdes Maria C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The restaurant lost some of its charm and character when it was refurbished in spring 2018. Now it's just an average breakfast spot.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BS1694
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We have been regulars for breakfast here for several years so we returned for breakfast a couple of weeks ago after they reopened following a remodel. The restaurant does not look significantly different, just less "homey" and more industrial. All the photos of old movie...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank AnneM731
Reviewed 29 July 2018

As Central Park this was our go-to place for a nice dinner in pleasant surroundings that didn't break the bank. Dishes like the Asian baby-back ribs or the flank steak were wonderfully delicious. We were happy to take out-of-town guests there. Now it's called Central...More

Date of visit: July 2018
3  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We tend to go to Central Park for breakfast and find their selections quite good and varied. The coffee is quite good and service is adequate.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 812dianad
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Central Park Restaurant is across the Central Park in Pasadena. Has a convenient parking lot next to it accessible from Fair Oaks Ave and the alley. This restaurant has excellent Breakfast and lunch menu. There are three sections to this restaurant, the main area, in...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank amaloyan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-2005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-449-4499
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