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Trattoria Neapolis - CLOSED

336 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-3508
+1 626-792-3000
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible6%
Mar 15, 2015
“Too little for so much. Not authentic Italian”
Mar 4, 2015
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
336 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-3508
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Reviewed January 6, 2013

My party of six arrived and we had a drink at the beautiful bar. The bartender was informative letting us all know how much money had been invested in this lovely space. He also talked me into a "creative" martini with sage. Wow...told him I...More

3  Thank jjacquenorris
Reviewed December 8, 2012

We were hesitant to go after reading so many unfavorable reviews. But we were thrilled to discover that this place is outstanding in every way. The decor can't be beat. Excellent service. By all means have one of the cocktails. I had the Campari and...More

1  Thank Pichuyos
Reviewed October 27, 2012

I don't know who is submitting these "disappointing" reviews, but all I can say is that they must be competitors. This is the best restaurant in Pasadena without question and I would venture to say it is the best east of downtown. The packed tables...More

1  Thank tnieves
Reviewed October 14, 2012

Had dinner there last night with a friend of mine who was very interested in trying out this restaurant. The restaurant itself was very nice but the food was poor. We waiting over 45 minutes for our appetizers to arrive. The manager of the place...More

2  Thank damyd
Reviewed October 2, 2012

We thought we would try this new restaurant a couple of weeks ago. We were thrilled with the atmosphere; a very open and lovely space. Sadly, the food did not match. The food was served luke warm and the sauces quite ordinary. For the price,...More

2  Thank Lina41
Reviewed September 23, 2012

Salty, salty, salty... Overpriced drinks even bottled water... Polpettine would have been great had they not been so salty. Arancini were wry good, sauce served with awful, eggy couldn't tell if it was mayonnaise or a bad aioli. Pasta mare had rubbery seafood-- think it...More

3  Thank tuttoitalia
Reviewed September 20, 2012

Food was great. Atmosphere was fantastic. It looks like an Oil Sheik paid fo it. No expense was barred. Waitresses were Smokin hot......Wine list superp and so was the beer list. Best new restuarant in our area. Kudos! to the ownership they pulled it off.

Thank Chris F
Reviewed September 18, 2012

The first time we visited, about a month ago we loved it: We wandered in around 7:30 Sunday night without a reservation and we were warmly greeted and given a large and comfy booth across from the stunningly gorgeous bar. The place was crowded, but...More

4  Thank ccmccall
Reviewed September 12, 2012

Although had read a number of reviews with poor ratings, we decided to try Trattoria Neapolis ourselves in hopes of a better experience....unfortunately we were dissappointed overall. Positives: I called on Sat. for a reservation that evening for 10 and was pleasantly surprised to receive...More

2  Thank jdahlson
Reviewed August 10, 2012

I am a neapolitan living in Pasadena. I was suspicious of this restaurant who claimed to be true neapolitan but no Italians seemed to be involved. A number of items seemed rather strange combination - never had lobster arancini and no Neapolitan would put pancetta...More

1  Thank Mariels2
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$30 - $30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-3508
    (Del Mar)
  • Public Transportation: South Lake Avenue Gold Station
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-792-3000
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