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Pie n' Burger

913 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 795-1123
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Ranked #85 of 585 Restaurants in Pasadena
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Hamburgers
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Irvine, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

I love a little old fashioned place with a counter-and the burgers here are very good and the butterscotch pie is a must -but sells out often. They have great desserts and the servers are nice. cute little place

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Arcadia, Ca.
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

For all the overhyped, overblown and overrated restaurants in Pasadena, and let's not forget all the high end burger joints, the burger at Pie n' Burger goes toe to toe with ANY of these restaurants and their burger variations. The burger is big, but you don't need a double jointed jaw to eat it. It's cooked to a perfect medium... More

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Pataskala, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This is a wonderful old timey diner. The food was delicious and reasonably priced. The menu was extensive enough for my family to have plenty of diverse choices, yet the size was not overwhelming. I had the chef's salad with their homemade Thousand Island dressing and it was wonderful. I also shared some pie with my daughter and it was... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My family and I are big fans of the "Big Bang Theory. So being near Cal Tech we decided to check out the fictional characters haunts. We all shared the fresh Strawrberry and Lemon Meringue pies.They were fresh , warm and gooey. The price was I think around 5 dollars for each pie. The service was slow, when we were... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Double-meat cheese burger reminiscent of In and Out, but better! A dive, but, who cares, the food is outstanding! I have heard the butterscotch pie is outstanding, but, when I went to order it, someone had just taken the last piece so, I tried the fresh blackberry pie . . . outstanding! Additionally, if you ask for a Coke, it... More

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

An old style, they've been there over 50 years, hamburger "joint" style restaurant. I liked the burger, but would have liked it better with a little less of their thousand island. Don't get me wrong, it was good. Just too much dressing, which is why the burger is "drippy" when you eat it. Do not order a cheese burger because... More

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Boston, MA USA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I drop by and bought a strawberry pie. Nice presentation but it was not great. The strawberry was fresh but the pie itself was not great, the crust was a flop, next time I will buy fresh strawberry and make my own.

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Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, Japan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

My first impression was that I settled and I was feeling like eating something in a good old like place. I ordered the specialty of the house Hamburger and Apple pie. They were very good. Especially his original hamburger the thousand island dressing is masterpiece so tomato ketchup is not required.

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Moorpark, California
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298 reviews 298 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

While in Pasadena for a play, we stopped here for the always soooo good cheeseburgers. Be sure to order them with grilled onions! They never disappoint. Order a piece of pie too; the fresh peach when in season is divine, but all the taste-homemade fruit pies are good. They use real whipped cream, so you'll think you're a kid again... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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87 reviews 87 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I went on the recommendation of a friend that has been coming to Pasadena for years. Walking in you might think the food would be lousy.... wrong! The place has a vintage feel to it, its been open over 50 years now and is one of those eating legends. I didn't veer of the name and went with a burger... More

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