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Cafe Santorini

64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3627
+1 626-564-4200
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3627
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank returnmetokaneohe
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We were first served food that was not what we ordered. The server took it away, ten minutes later we saw the table right next to us get the exact same order. Our food was greasy and heavy. It was very disappointing after the wonderful...More

Thank nlaketahoe
Reviewed 4 April 2017

A very lovely restaurant in Old Town Pasadena. Both the food and service were excellent. We were seated on the outside patio. Our server noticed when the setting sun was reflecting onto our faces and adjusted the shades without being asked. Then, as a cool...More

Thank ACT-MA
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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|
Response from deabs8 | Reviewed this property |
If it has been approved then it should be under your profile . Under>contributions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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.