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Kal's Mediterranean Bistro - CLOSED

43 E Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3923
+1 626-440-0100
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Sep 1, 2014
“You won't be disappointed”
Jun 17, 2014
“Father's Day Lunch”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, European, Greek
$$ - $$$
43 E Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3923
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Reviewed September 1, 2014

Food was authentic and delicious. Waitstaff was friendly and professional. Try it, you won't be disappointed!!

1  Thank AlltheFun
Reviewed June 17, 2014

Four of us had a Father's Day lunch at Kal's Mediterranean Bistro. We made reservations but did not need them as we were the only people there at 1 PM. We were worried at first with no crowd but enjoyed the attention, service and food....More

2  Thank Steve B
Reviewed May 12, 2014

Conveniently located in a cozy setting just one block north of Colorado Blvd surrounded by mid-century red brick buildings .... yet within walking distance of great shopping. Parking just opposite restaurant. Wood paneled with warm friendly ambiance and friendly unhurried service. Great 1950's cool jazz...More

3  Thank fwaffarn
Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

This lovely little restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine with a twist. To start off I had a Mediterranean mule cocktail: cardamom, pomegranate and other delights , so refreshing. My friend had an excellent lamb burger topped with feta and yogurt; superb! I had skewered lamb with...More

1  Thank lascola
Justina A, Owner at Kal's Mediterranean Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2014

It was a pleasure having you dine at our restaurant and thank you for the wonderful review. We look forward to your next visit. Kal's Bistro

Reviewed February 22, 2014

This restaurant participated in DineLA's restaurant week event and I was so glad. Every course was a pleasure. The atmosphere and art on the walls was very enjoyable. The wait staff was adorable. Loved it!!

1  Thank Nic_Ferrante
Justina A, Owner at Kal's Mediterranean Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2014

We are glad you enjoyed dining at our restaurant. We hope you had a pleasant stay in Pasadena. We look forward to having you dine at our restaurant on your next visit. Sincerely, Kal's Bistro

Reviewed October 13, 2013

I visited here while in town and was pleased to find the intimate, warm atmosphere of the restaurant on a quiet street north of Colorado Blvd close to the Courtyard Marriott hotel. There's a small bar that is perfect for a before dinner drink. I...More

1  Thank BLT310
Reviewed September 11, 2013

It really takes allot to empress me with a meal and conversation. This was my 3rd restaurant I stopped in for to try for the night . It was a fantastic find. From the wait staff to the owner it was a place where I...More

1  Thank SN1960
Reviewed June 18, 2013

If I live in California, this would be in my favorite lists. The place is inviting and cozy. I enjoyed the lamb kebob, you need to try it if its your first time. Thanks to my Uncle who lives in LA who first introduce this...More

1  Thank Critic2003
Reviewed September 6, 2011

We discovered this place after trying to find “something different” in the Pasadena area. The reviews seemed solid. We entered, and were greeted warmly by the hostess (Note to restaurants, a warm hello goes a long way!) The place has beautiful wood paneled walls, stained...More

3  Thank aswessen
Reviewed May 30, 2011

So I was back in Pasadena and this time wanted to take out a friend to a nice casual dinner. We both are busy working professionals so our reservation was later at 9pm. When we arrived I was very hopeful. The dining room is very...More

Thank RomanticNHopeless
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 E Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3923
    (Raymond ave.)
  • Public Transportation: 177 Metro LineRaymond / Holly 260 Metro LineFair Oaks / Holly Metro Gold Line (804)Memorial Park Station 180/181 Metro LineColorado / Raymond 687/686 Metro LineColorado / Raymond 762 Metro Rapid LineFair Oaks / Colorado 256 Metro LineColorado / Raymond 267/264 Metro LineWalnut / Raymond
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-440-0100
  • E-mail
Modern Mediterranean cuisine presented in a delicious and playful fashion alongside hand-selected wines, hand-crafted cocktails, and welcoming service. Our offerings are driven by the season and the market, with several trips a week to various farmers' markets and foraging.
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