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Cafe Santorini

64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3627
+1 626-564-4200
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • 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 2 days ago

Tried this restaurant based on the TA ratings, and we were not disappointed. It was a little hard to find as it was tucked back in a little area with the entrance behind a building. We loved everything about this restaurant...friendly, helpful staff, nice venue,...More

Thank BDD_11_12
Reviewed 6 days ago

I recently re-discovered this place and my question is... where have I been? The food is EXCELLENT! A mix of Greek, Mediterranean and Italian. It's my new favorite place to meet my girlfriends for a quick glass of wine and insanely good food at the...More

Thank Victoria H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always book in advance as very popular. Great menu and choice, something for everyone. Portions are large in my opinion, I would recommend taking the advice of your server. Fantastic for Risotto and pasta dishes as well as Mediterranean specialty’s. Full bar and great wine...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is fun-- good vibes--- lots of folks mostly in conversation vs cell phones... A hidden gem off Colorado in Pasadena and not a bad dish on the menu-- They filter their drinking water too- I do not see that mentioned in a lot...More

Thank 822JohnS
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We came here on Valentine’s Day and it was packed. We had a reservation and were seated right away. Our waiter was attentive without being intrusive. The food and cocktails were out of this world. We had the vegetarian mezze tasting and it was huge!...More

Thank trishakelley
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We were recommended to go here from a bartender and boy was he on! Everything we had was very good. The restaurant is big and was not crowded so we could have conversations? I will be back for sure!

Thank JAN B
Reviewed 24 February 2018

We had supper at Café Santorini on Sat. 23 Sept. 2017. The chicken w/garlic potatoes, grilled vegetables & Porcini mushrooms ($21) was especially flavorful as was the grilled Kefta kebob with pilaf, grilled vegetables, humus & pita bread ($18). We had a fairly good whiskey...More

Thank JohnAnnColumbia_MD
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I came here for a birthday party and foods are great. Unfortunately, the server that was assigned to us was unprofessional and disorganized. Seemed like he wasn’t trained well. The ambiance was fine, the hummus was so good with freshly baked pita bread. Beef kabab...More

1  Thank jpmerchandise
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Visited last night. Nice ambiance. Food was very average. Service was average. Prices were expensive for the quality. You can do better in Pasadena.

Thank rantall
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Santorini has a great Hapoy Hr, both asto the quality of the menu and the low cost of the food and wine . You are required to sit the bar for the Hapoy Hr, but it is well worth it. Hapoy Hr runs from 4-6...More

1  Thank mlwFortLee_Nj
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Vicki T
17 April 2018|
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Response from jpmerchandise | Reviewed this property |
Always go for the menu on the restaurant’s website.
28 December 2016|
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Response from skiNebraska | Reviewed this property |
Eat inside
Rhonda R
19 August 2016|
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Response from Katiesarahflynn | Reviewed this property |
Recommend Uber or walking if you have time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids
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.
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