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899 E Del Mar Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-3202
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Geneva, Switzerland
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

RFD is a vegan restaurant with many gluten free choices as well. It's not necessarily healthy but it's definitely tasty. Ok, it's a little expensive but I think it's worth it. I usually have some lemonade and the RFD burger with seaside fries and every time it's been delicious. With how limited vegetarians, and especially vegans, usually find themselves, it's... More 

Thank Denaha
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Really beautiful, modern, with wood accents restaurant with outdoor patio seating on the sidewalk side, some booths, and quite a few tables inside. Loved the decor and the service, but the food was fab, fab, fabulous! As a Whole Food Plant-Based (vegan) eater for the past four years, I know great vegan food when I taste it. This is highest... More 

Thank Donna B
Pasadena, California
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395 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Wide range of cuisines represented on a menu that is made for vegans and vegetarians, but will not disappoint meat-eaters. Casual atmosphere and attentive staff and everything is super-tasty. Bonus: it's as much guilt-free as it is cruelty-free and as filling as it is healthy!

Thank Ray Q
Tustin, California
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476 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 451 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

[Disclosure: I am not a vegan; rather, I seek out this cuisine from time to time in the same way I might have a craving for a certain type of regional or ethnic food] I came here with a friend of mine—an expert on vegan cuisine—for a Sunday brunch. We simply searched out a list of vegan places in Pasadena... More 

Thank Jim L
Los Angeles, California
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

You will find a delicious healthy meal at RFD. The food is all plant-based and cruelty-free. The menu offers a wide variety for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The restaurant is modern and well appointed. The service is outstanding. They also have amazing vegan and gluten-free desserts. So, if you are in Pasadena, and if you have anyone in your party... More 

Thank Anthony K
Mclean VA
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128 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

The atmosphere is California casual with thoughtful service and delicious food. For dinner, we were four vegetarians and one doubtful omnivore. He ordered one of the tacos and was very happily surprised at how much he enjoyed his meal. For lunch, I ordered the sea-cake, an appetizer containing yams and other ingredients. It appeared as a doughnut shaped kind of... More 

Thank myjourney
Christchurch, New Zealand
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73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Wow, the food is outstanding. Liked it so much I had to come back the next day. In a vegan alternate universe, this is how our world would be and we wouldn't have settle for the few sub-standard dishes the restaurant can try to make vegan. Nice decor, friendly service and my only complaint is that it took a longer... More 

Thank Mark R
Tucson, Arizona
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

I only eat Vegan and travel a lot so I am constantly searching for good Vegan restaurants. To date this is the overall best Vegan restaurant I have eaten in. I was in Pasadena for 4 nights and ate here daily. Everything I tried was excellent. They also have a full bar and good wine.

Thank Capseat
Albany, New York
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634 reviews
396 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Loved this cute place! Stopped in for lunch based on the trip advisor reviews. Got there early so it was still quiet. Ordered the southwest salad which was amazing. Took all of five minutes to arrive at the table. I am not vegan or vegetarian but I love the food here. My waiter was very friendly and I enjoyed a... More 

Thank mcdedrick
AnnGentry, Owner at REAL FOOD DAILY, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We are very happy you loved the place and our food. In good health, More 

Los Angeles, California
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

I'm not vegan or vegetarian, but I have good friends who are, so I come to this location, and the Santa Monica location, with them a fair number of times. I was kinda worried, because I'm allergic to soy protein and other vegetable proteins (it makes me very sick, and home-bound for a few days), but there were options I... More 

Thank marybelle08

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 899 E Del Mar Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-3202
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: 6268448900
Opened recently in Pasadena. Also have restaurants in Santa Monica and West Hollywood.

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New Britain, Connecticut
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Los Angeles, California

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