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Pie n' Burger

913 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-4097
+1 626-795-1123
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“pie” (77 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (14 reviews)
“burgers” (43 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
913 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-4097
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby and I ate Sunday brunch. He had bacon and eggs with hashbrowns and real rye toast - he was thrilled to be eating rye toast with marmalade! I had a short stack (2 ) of thin pancakes. These were spectacular! They were huge, like...More

Thank Martha P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food from the menu printed on the wall. Great for breakfast or lunch. Bring cash, no credit cards.

Thank mrmalph
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I had not eaten at Pie 'N Burger for at least 20 years, so I was curious to check it out. The restaurant is in dire need of updating and looks pretty grimy inside. I hesitated to eat there, though curiosity won me over so...More

Thank bstorm
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I will visit again because the pie was phenomenal, but only for the pie. Four of us got burger combos, couple of milk shakes, couple of sodas and 4 pieces of pie and the bill was over $100 not counting our still generous tip. The...More

Thank sue9254
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The quintessential diner with a "make yourself right at home" feel. The cheeseburger and the cheesecake were literal perfection (I have a deep and intimate knowledge of both 😉). Pasadena has a lot of pretty, cool and delicious restaurants, but if you've been wandering all...More

Thank Alisa S
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The wonderful GF suggested this place for a late lunch, and, as always, she was right on. The decor of the place was like something out of High School Confidential, a long counter and a bunch of small tables, with big menu boards to help...More

Thank DonaldYokum
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a venerable old diner in Pasadena and has been around since the early 1960s. If you visit at the weekend, you can expect to wait. However, what you get is a tasty burger. Nothing too spectacular, but still something to savor. The french...More

Thank vincemc
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My husband & I went to Pie 'n Burger last week for lunch. We hadn't been there in many years since it's located on the opposite side of town from where we live. It's a Pasadena "institution" priding itself on local ownership, long-term staff, delicious...More

Thank Gloria M
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The coconut meringue pie was pretty good. We also tried the fries which was standard. The service here wasn't great at all but we would still come back for the fries.

Thank itsxjackie
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Parking - can be tricky- Dont go Mon thru Fri during the week( its packed ) Try weekends after 1:00 pm or before 11:30 You might have to cross a busy street. Its not super cheap- but not crazy money either Staff - they get...More

Thank Michael S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 913 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-4097
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-795-1123
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