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1138 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3312
+1 626-403-1850
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

I got the roastbeef sandwich and the OJ to go! The sandwich was amazing. It is kinda "small" but filled with lots of roastbeef. It was the perfect breakfast to start the day. It wasn't too heavy and it wasn't too much. But be careful: Its dripping a bit! Also people said to get the cinnamon bun. I'm not american... More 

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Thank Andreas R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Staying overnight at a friend's house and picked up pastries here for our drive home to Northern California. OH MY GOODNESS. The caramel sticky bun was to die for. Really. Others had the mini apple pie, blueberry muffins ... everybody was delighted. I would go back here in a heartbeat. Very friendly staff, too.

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Thank Sarahmlee44
Bellevue, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We stopped for lunch at this local bakery and ordered quiche and goodies. Service was reasonable, but the quiche was not heated properly and not very tasty. The cookies and other goodies were more impressive. I would not have a meal here again.

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Thank Mayatravels
South Pasadena, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Everything is great at Union Bakery. They make everything fresh - on site. No shortcuts here. We rely on their pastries day by day and their desserts for all our special occasions. The fruit pies and chocolate cakes are wonderful Don't miss this place in sopas!

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Thank WestFam
Pasadena, CA
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2013

This is our favorite place to go for yummy pastries, pies and bread. Their soups, quiche, and sandwiches make a tasty lunch, too! The owners are wonderful people.

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Thank Mom24Girls
Los Angeles, California
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83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2012

This is a bakery with wonderful bread and excellent pastries. The sandwiches and soups are delicious. The Colombian coffee is steady and dependably good. The offerings are little varied from month to month, and the quality is unwavering. Around the holidays, they take orders for pies, which make another point of great distinction for taste and ingredients. They understand bread,... More 

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Los Angeles, Chile
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2011

The bread baked daily is crusty on the outside and soft and tender on the inside - great for sandwiches or just with butter, if you are a real bread lover. Try the brownies - super light but so full of deep chocolate flavor - bet you have never had one like theirs. If you are lucky, June, the pastry... More 

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Thank Peggy M
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2009

Thorough selection of baked goods and coffee drinks as well as a great egg salad sandwich. The currant scones are my favorite. Nice cafe atmosphere- perfect for relaxation but small. If you're there when it's busy you might not be able to get a table.

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Reviewed 18 December 2008

Good food, but too crowded

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  • Address: 1138 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3312
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-403-1850

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