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Cafe Santorini

64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3627
+1 626-564-4200
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (31 reviews)
“lamb souvlaki” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3627
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Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Always enjoy sitting on the outside patio. Dined here with a group of 8 - service was impeccable, and food very good. Recommend the mushroom risotto and the salmon with mashed potatoes...both excellent dishes.

Thank Love2Travel26x2
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

We selected this restaurant to celebrate my mother's 82nd birthday and her husband's 83rd birthday. The menu online looked very good, and the food in fact was very good. However upon arrival we discovered that there is no elevator to the upper level where the...More

Thank MelanieChapman
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Cafe Santorini has been an Old Town staple for many years and for good reason; food representing an array of styles from the Mediterranean is authentic and delicious.

Thank Michael1661
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Great place with fine food. Enjoyed the patio location. service excellent Would prefer a bigger wine list

Thank John W
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Set in old Pasadena on the second floor you will find a Mediterranean style restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating. The menu relies heavily on replicating excellent Mediterranean dishes. Chicken, beef, seafood and vegetables prepared on their grill will not disappoint. A very complete...More

1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Two couples loved this restaurant. Large, but nice atmosphere. Started with hummus and tzatziki and they were superbly done. Wonderful flavors and perfect with the terrific house bread. Don't bother ordering pita - it was thin & tasteless. The grilled octopus was wonderful. Salads were...More

1  Thank BunkyVA
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Wonderful location in Old Town Pasadena vibrant crowd, Pizza fresh and wood fired, Pasta and Risotto delicious Extensive wine list. The restaurant was alive and very busy. Wait staff attentive, great timing of serving meals. Thank you very much Cafe Santorini for making our night...More

1  Thank Tracey F
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I liked how the restaurant was close to parking lot and the location of the restaurant is on the second floor with a nice view. The food on the other hand, was okay. It was not spectacular. My friend enjoyed the scallops but my rack...More

1  Thank juliissa
Reviewed 18 February 2016

It was super crowded with couples but we were escorted to a fantastic outside table. The food was delicious and the waitress was great. We had the spicy tuna tartare, mezze appetizer plate, Chilean sea bass special, red curry risotto with seafood, poached pear, and...More

1  Thank RandRloveParis
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Traveling from Palm Springs back to Santa Barbara, random turn off the freeway, random parking garage, glancing down an alley, and Voila, this wonderful surprise! Lovely outdoor deck, and great well priced Greek food! One of the best meals I had in a long time!...More

1  Thank Denise N
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We have reservations for New Years Eve what happens if it rains?
28 December 2016|
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Response from skiNebraska | Reviewed this property |
Eat inside
Rhonda R
Do you have a shuttle to the Rose Bowl?
19 August 2016|
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Response from Katiesarahflynn | Reviewed this property |
Recommend Uber or walking if you have time.
Brigitte G
where is my response to a review. Id like to enjoy reading it
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, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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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