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Canoe House

805 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-2605
+1 626-799-4169
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub, Polynesian, Hawaiian
$$ - $$$
805 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-2605
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We visit Canoe House fairly regularly. It's a local hangout with good food, a nice beer list with many on tap, and friendly service. I would say it's not great in any one area--- service can be a little sloppy or indifferent, and some dishes...More

Thank TravelDrone
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Last Saturday I met up with a friend at Canoe House I hadn't seen for quite a while, he suggested the restaurant and I agreed. From the moment we walked in the door, we felt at home. The hostess was very nice, smiling and easy...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Looking for a yummy burger in South Pasadena, but want that beach vibe? Head over to Canoe House on Fair Oaks at Hope, just one block south of the 110, for a yummy meal with a great vibe. Atmosphere is like a family beach version...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Great food, great service. I wish I could remember the names of the dishes we had, but they were a chicken sandwich on whole wheat, fish and chips, and a Hawaiian BBQ ribs of some variety. The only item on my plate I didn't enjoy...More

Thank ahryunbunch
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

I come here about once every couple of weeks. I generally sit in the bar, but there is a full menu available. The service from the bartenders is always great and they have my favorite beer on tap. I usually get the sliders but most...More

1  Thank Tommy S
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Pleasant Hawaiian decor. Great service from Julie whose entree recommendation was outstanding. Salmon with garlic mashed potatoes (best ever, moist with roasted garlic so not overpowering) great spinach and house salad very nice. Wonderful pineapple upside down cake with dark rum sauce, whipped cream and...More

Thank SandyandRalph
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Great family dining, great happy hour, fun, great menu and very good for the price for sure. Get on the mailing list for real good specials and two for one deals. They are rea;l good about that and also free for the Birthday person. The...More

Thank Folk_guy
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Hawaiian theme & food. Sports on TV's all around the room, so very hard to have quiet conversation. Very cordial, attentive & knowledgeable wait staff. Food was good & portions were more than ample. The 2nd visit was better. I had the pulled pork sandwich...More

Thank KittyGrandma15
Reviewed 18 March 2016

The best thing about this place is the atmosphere. The food is above average. I like to order the specials during happy hour. The staff is friendly and attentive and the place feels like an old Tiki decorated bar and grill. It is my local...More

Thank UHManoa
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We went for Sunday brunch, which includes bottomless mimosas for $8.95 with purchase of a meal. Meal was not that good, but the mimosas were awesome. I've never had such good mimosa filling. I don't think I ever had to ask - the server, Aspen,...More

Thank Julie S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 805 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-2605
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-799-4169
New-Replaced a neighborhood restaurant called Wild Thyme
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