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Cafe Santorini

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64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103 (Delacy)
2 blocks away on Holly St.
626-564-4200
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Tucked in the heart of Old Town Pasadena, Cafe Santorini is the spot to be...
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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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 74
    Excellent
  • 78
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Food

Visited yesterday after the photography show at the Civic Auditorium. Everyone at the show stated this was the place to eat. Arrived before the rest of our party so we decided to grab a drink at the bar. Upon asking the bartender for a sangria recommendation, he gave us samples of both so we could... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Yukonpuppy
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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180 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Visited yesterday after the photography show at the Civic Auditorium. Everyone at the show stated this was the place to eat. Arrived before the rest of our party so we decided to grab a drink at the bar. Upon asking the bartender for a sangria recommendation, he gave us samples of both so we could make an "informed decision". Nice... More 

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Glen Head, NY
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed patio dining overlooking the quaint streets of Pasadena. Our meals were delicious and fresh. We had the pesto bowtie pasta and chicken, greek salad, fish, hummus, etc and everyone was more than satisfied.

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USA
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535 reviews 535 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Elegant, multi-level restaurant with a number of nice little spaces. Service is ok but should be at a higher level. The food overall was ok, surely edible but not inspiring or above average. Firstly, the sangria was much too sweet. The starter Greek salad was really not that great. Dressing was sort of ok and there was such a small... More 

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Pasadena, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

It's up some stairs, but a relaxing patio with low lighting, above the bustling courtyard of One Colorado. Mediterranean menu, some nice California and Italian wines, just enjoyable for couples, families, and easy strolling through Old Pasadena while waiting or after dinner.

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Chino Hills, California
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260 reviews 260 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Came here with a large party for a business dinner. The ambiance is wonderful, outdoor patio in the winter (which was great for the east coasters here). Very friendly service and helpful with recommendations. Everyone enjoyed the food. Only problem was we wanted to split the check and that caused some confusion, but it all worked out in the end.

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Detroit, Michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The soup and speccialty dishes were very good along with the shrimp and ceasr salad. The othe pasta dishes seemed tasty but ordinary. Generous portions and pleasant quick service. Kink of noisy from the brick walls. Worth more visits.

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California
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The food is excellent and the service was great. On weekends the restaurant gets crowded and can be noisy. But its well worth it.

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Claremont, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I have eaten at Cafe Santorini probably 50 times over the past ten years. When clients come into LA for the Film/TV/Music recording work - I take them here. They have been top drawer every time - the specials are 1st class and the menu is a nice mix of Greek / Mediterranean and American cuisine. Fish specials are wonderful...... More 

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Glendale, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

We arrived for our 6pm reservation on a busy Saturday night. After a prompt seating and greeting from our waiter the drinks came quickly. The dinner order seemed to take a while, but my wife said "What's the rush?" The calamari starter was great and could easily be an entree. We were impressed by the attentive service and the hard... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I went there with a colleague while on a business trip to the area. I had the moussaka. My colleague had the green curry risotto with scallops. The only complaint that I had about mine was the some of the potatoes had been scorched. This gave the dish a bit of a bitter taste. My colleague's risotto was apparently very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103
    (Delacy)
  • Public Transportation: 2 blocks away on Holly St.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: 626-564-4200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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