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Pie n' Burger

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American, Cafe, Diner
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913 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 795-1123
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A Pasadena classic

Lunched today at this long-time Pasadena favorite. My chili dog was excellent, an oversized dog with copious chili. My side order of French fries was delicious; with the chili dog they covered the entire serving platter. I didn't feel like having dessert, but from past experience can vouch that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark S
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Altadena, California, United States
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Pasadena, California
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another Pasadena institution that has great burgers. Old school diner but everyone goes there for...what else, pie and burgers. They also have wonderful French Toast on weekend brunch but expect to wait for a table.

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Thank up2snuf
Altadena, California, United States
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100 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lunched today at this long-time Pasadena favorite. My chili dog was excellent, an oversized dog with copious chili. My side order of French fries was delicious; with the chili dog they covered the entire serving platter. I didn't feel like having dessert, but from past experience can vouch that their pies are very good. My soft drink wasn't so good,... More 

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Thank Mark S
Los Angeles, California
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231 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

When you walk into a restaurant and see a cash register that is older that is at least 40 years old, something good must be going on. Pie and Burger dates from the early 60s and not much has changed to the original diner since then. It has a limited menu because each menu item is done to perfection! From... More 

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Thank Bruinjeepman
Los Angeles, California
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101 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

I had a double cheese, which was one of the best greasy burgers from anywhere ever, and I followed it with a slice of Dutch apple and one of cherry. The fries are great, too. Our waitress was very patient with me and had a great sense of humor. If you're in Pasadena, go. If you're not, make the trip.... More 

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Thank Terry D
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

My husband and I ordered burgers, potato salad, pies, coffee, and iced tea. The burgers were okay. The potato salad is very good. The piecrust is flaky but the filling is a bit mushy. We got the bill for 50 dollars, and were not only stunned at the cost, but also by the fact that they only accept cash or... More 

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Thank 482thereseb
london,ontario
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Just happened to see this place on our way to Huntington Gardens. Glad we stopped. Very juicy and tasty burger. Huge piece of pie

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Thank 2Tig
Osprey, Florida
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I'm not sure it was worth the wait, but the food was plentiful and good. Sadly, the fries were not hot. The blueberry pie was outstanding.

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Thank LOMOYO
Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Old-School charm in Pasadena. A throwback to the 70's. They even had The Love Boat playing on the TV set behind the bar seating. Very, very good burgers and fries, made fresh to order. We also bought a fresh whole apple pie to go. My only reason for not giving it 5 stars was that the men's bathroom was as... More 

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Thank ToastyJ
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I went here at 9am. There was only two people seated in the whole place. All I wanted was a simple burger and fries. 15 minutes later (no I am not exaggerating) I finally got my food. It was nice but very expensive for what you get. You'll get 5 burgers at In-n-out for the same price.

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Thank Rubincain
Glenwood, Illinois
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77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Wanted to see why Food Network named this the number 3 burger in America. I think it has more to do with the fact that it's quaint and still does things the old-fashioned way. They calculate the tax by hand and the cash register is the old-fashioned push button kind. As for the food, it was really nothing special. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 913 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: (626) 795-1123

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Cafe, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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