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Cafe Bizou

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91 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3919 (Holly Street)
Gold Line 1 block east on Holly Street
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Great Place

French style food with an intimate setting, exceptional service and a reasonably good wine selection. A good choice when the area is crowded as it is less popullar than the pub style places favorited by the young crowd.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Mitchell K
Fort Langley, Canada
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Los Angeles, California
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105 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had dinner here during LA Restaurant Week, and took advantage of some great pricing for special meal combinations. The Caesar's Salad, French Onion Soup, Cedar Plank Salmon Filet, Steak-and-Lobster, Tiramisu, and Flourless Chocolate Cake, were all excellent!!! And from what we observed other people eating, the regularly-priced items off the menu are also good values, given the quality and... More 

Thank TheBrasilian
Fort Langley, Canada
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187 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

French style food with an intimate setting, exceptional service and a reasonably good wine selection. A good choice when the area is crowded as it is less popullar than the pub style places favorited by the young crowd.

Thank Mitchell K
Santa Clarita, California, United States
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were doing an errand down the street and saw their sign. My husband read the menu and said, let us see if we can get a table. We asked and they instantly showed us to a perfect booth. Our waiter Luis was attentive and warm. We had the prix fixed dinner. It was hard to decide what to choose... More 

Thank Cheryl R
Arcadia, California
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To begin with, four of us, age 68, 78, 79 and 89 arrived at this restaurant at 7:10 on a Saturday night having reserved a table for 7:15. At check in we were seated in the bar lounge and not in the main dining room as we would have expected. Shortly after having been seated, a noisy party started to... More 

Thank Varo A
Los Angeles, CA
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can I say? The food was phenomenal. I ordered the prix fixe, 3 course menu and was delighted by the tender meats and the selection they offered. The services was a little slow (or very French), servers were otherwise friendly. It was quite a busy Saturday night - people waiting for tables were packed into the lobby area. I... More 

Thank hun_bu
st. louis, mo
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Both the service and the food were very good. The restaurant ambience was inviting and comfortable. Excellent choice for dinner!

Thank kathy a
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

We visited this warm and beautiful restaurant for dinner tonight and cannot begin to rate it anything but perfect. We shared the stuffed mushroom appetizer, entrées were monkfish accompanied by lobster risotto and chicken balsamic and topped it off with an amazing warm bread pudding with caramel sauce and ice cream. The prices were so fair and reasonable and the... More 

Thank Renee M
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79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We had dinner here over the holidays based upon the great TA reviews, and had a very nice time. We both ordered the 3 course dinner special very reasonably priced at $32. It was a very busy time so the food service was a bit slow in arriving, but server was attentive to water and wine in the meantime. Lobster... More 

Thank Western_Traveller
Friday Harbor, Washington
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

A very centrally located restaurant with a great menu at reasonable prices. You can choose a from a prescribed multi course special menu each night or from the regular menu. Sometimes Saturday night is very busy, so try a week night instead. A favorite of locals!

Thank Fred B
Pasadena, California
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We are talking with the waiter as we waited for everybody to show up," yes, we have know each other for over 45 years. We went to high school together." Our table for 10 is full now, the wine is open (low corkage here) and on come the fried calamari, and smoked salmon biscuits. We order the house salad, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 91 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3919
    (Holly Street)
  • Public Transportation: Gold Line 1 block east on Holly Street
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: 626-792-9923

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: French, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?