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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 - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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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  • 85
    Excellent
  • 89
    Very good
  • 23
    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
Nice restaurants

The food is authentic and the seating area is very relaxing and comfortable. Make sure to make reservations.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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English first
San Diego, California
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104 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Cafe Santorini is one of a large number of upscale and trendy restaurants that now populate the Union Street area of Old Pasadena. As is true of all these places, Santorini seems to be aimed at diners who appreciate fine food, nice settings, and who don't mind spending more than a few bucks when they go out. Italian is 'in'... More 

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42 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The food is authentic and the seating area is very relaxing and comfortable. Make sure to make reservations.

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U.S.
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

When the weather is nice, dining on the upstairs patio is just lovely. Food is tasty, though not extraordinary. Service is fine, though not exemplary. The restaurant also has nice space for holding private events. Not a bad choice if you're in old town Pasadena, not a destination though.

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Fuquay-varina, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We were in Pasadena for our daughter's wedding and we hosted a dinner for our family and the groom's-12 of us. We sat on the rooftop terrace which was delightful. We received our food in a timely manner, but we're not rushed, even though it was very busy. (We had made reservations.) The food was delicious and the staff very... More 

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Pasadena
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144 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Excellent restaurant with many great wines by the glass. Inside and outside deck dining at this second story restaurant in the heart of Old Pasadena.

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Los Angeles, California
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

When making reservation request for a rooftop balcony seating. Café Santorini is a Mediterranean restaurant with great food selection and each one of them has a unique taste. I have several favorite dishes; however, Lamb Souvlaki and Cioppino are two outstanding dishes. Also try their pear and peach martinis.

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Covina, California, USA
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This restaurant serves the BEST cioppino I have ever eaten, and I've eaten a lot of cioppino in my time! The place has a terrace that overlooks a courtyard, a nice space inside and a bar in the center of the room. HOWEVER, the access is a steep flight of stairs from Colorado Blvd, or a not quite as steep... More 

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Dallas
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Where to start- everything was great here. We started with bread, spanakopita, shrimp with potatoes and a white sauce.(appetizers were my favorite) I had a white and red sangria. (go for the red if you like a less fruity and more bold sangria) Then we all had beef kabobs. The meat was delicious as was the rice and veggies. We... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This place really has it all--lovely ambiance (especially on the terrace), great drinks, friendly but unobtrusive service, and really tasty food. Slightly pricey but not too bad ))

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I found this place on the web before travelling out west from Boston. We like it so much that we ate there two nights in a row. The Penne Con Pollo was delicious and the scallops, huge. Prices seemed very reasonable and portions large enough to split. The wait staff was among the most professional I've encountered in quite some... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Santorini

Address: 64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103
Phone Number: 626-564-4200
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
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
Average Prices: USD $21 to $30
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Greek

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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 to $30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions

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?