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Cafe Santorini

64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3627
+1 626-564-4200
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3627
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

We lived in the Pasadena vicinity for many years, but somehow we never tried this spot. Now we wonder why. Four of us had a very good dining experience. We made reservations... really recommended since it is fairly small... and were seated within a few...More

1  Thank canncan
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Always a treat! Try to sit outside unless you are a fan of the business casual scene. There seems to always be a bachelorette party, a family birthday, or an anniversary dinner party. Service is good and unobtrusive if a bit slow.

1  Thank Sue S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I made an online reservation for two for an early dinner prior to a concert at the Rose Bowl. It's close to Parson's parking and very convenient to easily head back to the shuttle. The staff were very courteous and seated us after a short...More

1  Thank returnmetokaneohe
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Back again and another very good dinner, nice menu, reasonable prices, great food and service but let down by being so loud it was difficult to have a conversation between 2 couples

Thank David J
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I attend a language school in Smith Alley and have walked past this place at least 300 times without thinking twice. About a month ago, had some guests, we went to Pasadena, and needed a lunch. We went in and up. I am really critical...More

Thank frank k
Reviewed 1 May 2017

A Friday night dinner on the outdoor patio at this place was not pleasant. We were eating out with family we hadn’t seen for a while so lots to chat about. Could barely hear each other! Not sure if it was a combination of bad...More

Thank Camassia
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Our party of 3 walked in just after 5 when it opened and hoped for a seating as it is a very popular restaurant. It was our first time there. We were seated inside (white tablecloths but not formal) because every table on the terrace...More

Thank Judi F
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My family has been a fan of this restaurant for the past twenty years. I can't even remember how many family, birthday or anniversary lunches and dinners we have at this place. Service has always been great. The quality of food is always top-notch and...More

Thank armen120
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We were in town on business and Cafe Santorini is within walking distance of our room (2 blocks). They have a happy hour at the bar only so we started with a glass of nice Pinot Grigio at the bar with the Grilled Calamari appetizer....More

Thank Gene H
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Plentiful, delicious lunch (and Dinner) meals served either on the outdoor roof-top patio or indoors. This upscale Italian & Mediterranean restaurant combines "old world" professional service and European atmosphere with very tasty & plentiful cuisine. My grilled vegetable plate was delicious. The hot bread slices...More

Thank KVM101
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28 December 2016|
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Response from skiNebraska | Reviewed this property |
Eat inside
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19 August 2016|
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Response from Katiesarahflynn | Reviewed this property |
Recommend Uber or walking if you have time.
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4 July 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
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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