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91 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3919
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Ranked #66 of 593 Restaurants in Pasadena
Price range: $10 - $30
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Californian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Holly Street
Transit: Gold Line 1 block east on Holly Street
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English first
Orange County, CA
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119 reviews 119 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Bizou disappointed. It is a rambling affair in an excellent location. Service was slow and absent of attention, the food came out slow. I had a salad, a panini that came with fries, and water. The panini and fries were past optimal serving temperature, but I didn't want to send it back because I didn't want to wait another 40... More 

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Tustin, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Café Bizou is one of the restaurants in Pasadena that I frequent over and over again because the food is great and I have never been disappointed. Each time I go, I try a different dish; the food is always delicious! The staff is friendly and the ambiance is lovely. It is also conveniently located in Old Town Pasadena. After... More 

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Pasadena, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great food, lovely ambiance and we loved the from our "French" speaking waiter. We felt like being in Europe!

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Altadena, California, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Dined at Café Bizou on a Wednesday evening. Despite the glowing reviews, we were disappointed with almost every dish we tried. My lobster bisque was overseasoned and had just one chunk of lobster, which was cold. My wife's baked mushroom appetizer was mushy, with almost no flavor. I had the "salmon" entrée, but it was the whitest salmon I've ever... More 

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Farmers Branch, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We had a very lovely dinner at Cafe Bizou. There was a lot going on in Pasadena that day and night so we had a bit of a wait in spite of having a reservation.Given that, the staff was still friendly and the service very good. It was enjoyable night and a fun dinner!

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Park City, Utah
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We ducked in here for lunch while shopping. The food is very well-priced considering the quality- it's not world class but I don't get what people expect for a 16 dollar three course meal. I had a very nice bowl of seafood linguine, which while oversalted, had some chunks of actual lobster. Salads were fresh, desserts not overly sweet. Service... More 

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Simi Valley, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Service and food were great from beginning to end - we closed the place down and were not rushed in anyway

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Vienna, Virginia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Cafe Bizou in Pasadena has welcoming dining rooms and a prix fixe lunch menu that seems tailor made for groups - families, book clubs, friends' reunions. Service is friendly and attentive. The menu items sound much more appealing than they actually are, however. Not that the plates ordered at our table were bad; they were just so-so. The only standout... More 

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Top Contributor
154 reviews 154 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We were taken here by relatives who had been here before and recommended it highly. The place has a really nice ambience. We all ordered something different and we were all very impressed with the meals. We took advantage of the $1 soup and salad offer! The offer a 3 course set meal for $29 as well with a few... More 

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Moreno Valley, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We visited Pasadena's Cafe Bizou in October while they were offering a 3 course fixed price menu where you choose from a nice variety of appetizers, entrees, and desserts. I liked how the 1st or 3rd course could be substituted for a glass of house wine. The Cesar salad that I ordered was perfectly dressed and proportioned. The salad greens... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Bizou

Address: 91 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3919
Phone Number: 626-792-9923
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: French, Californian

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