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Tarantino's Pizzeria

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784 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101-2118
+1 626-796-7836
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Sacramento, CA, USA
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132 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We'd forgotten how great Tarantino's always is!! The pizza surprises us with how truly delicious it is, and we also love the fettuccini alfredo! The garden salads are rather uncreative with only spinach and tomato. Overall GREAT!

Thank WMD44
Santa Clarita, California
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Best kept secret. Great pasta, pizza & calzones in an old fashioned setting. Pizza & salad lunch specials. Been coming here for lunch for 25 years. You can smell the aroma from the street. Friendly, neighborhood atmosphere. Be aware, cash only! Helps them keep their prices low.

Thank espiri2
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Want a authentic New Jersey Pizza? THIS IS THE PLACE. Thin crust crisp at the edges gooey in the center, tomato sauce with a LOT more than a hint of garlic.

Thank Scott L
Pasadena, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Wonderful food, great staff, friendly, fun! Go for the pizza, salads, Stromboli, Calzone, or the gourmet pizzas. Yummy!

Thank galenc2012
Los Angeles, California
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115 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This restaurant/cafe offers tasty Italian dishes in a very laid-back atmosphere. Although the seating areas are very, very tight, and cash is only accepted, the food is delicious. The pizza and chicken parmesan dishes were very tasty and full of flavor. Overall, Recommended for great Italian food.

Thank Robert V
Pasadena, California
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We have been going to Tarantino's for years now. It's a small, hideaway restaurant on East Green Street, just before Hudson Ave/Lake Ave on the southside. They have a community table and side tables that seat 4 people. We usually have take-out about once a month. The cooks and servers know my husband well and are always happy to see... More 

Thank Anita S
Pasadena, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Tarantino's has been at the same location for many years and serves a variety of Italian dishes. The pizzas are quite good as are all of the pasta plates. This is a small, hole in the wall establishment with a number of small tables plus one large "communal" table. This is a good place to go for good, somewhat basic... More 

Thank John G
Pasadena, California
1 review
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This company can conduct their business any way that they want, however for a restaurant to ONLY accept CASH in the days of a "no cash" society, it ends up being very inconvenient for their customers. I paid for parking, walked several blocks, waited 30 minutes to be seated, only to see a "cash only" sign. We had to leave.... More 

Thank agogodaddyo
San Gabriel, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Delicious food. Very friendly atmosphere and waiters. Good wine selection. I give Tarantino's a two thumbs up!!

Thank Brujayo
Pasadena, California
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

hole in the wall italian food, all good. typical standard menu of pasta and pizza, beer and wine. parking can sometimes be an issue, cash only we typically have a couple pasta dishes and a 1/2 carafe. never disappointed

Thank Jon L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 784 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101-2118
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-796-7836

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?