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1505 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3215
+1 626-799-4774
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“catfish” (27 reviews)
“lamb chops” (5 reviews)
“loup de mer” (3 reviews)
French, Seafood, Fusion
1505 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3215
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is Asian fusion and very delicious. Great atmosphere, excellent food and competent wait staff. They serve dinner specials as well as their regular menu. Reservations are a must.

Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed April 23, 2018

The ambiance, food, and service consistently combine for the best dinning experiences my wife and I always look forward to. We make it a point to calendar a date at least once per month knowing that all the dishes are superb. Chef Shiro runs a...More

Thank JGSand
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

We had read good reviews but frankly this was just an ok meal. We had the tasting menu - watercress soup was fine and tempura halibut was good fish well cooked. Both dishes let down by poor presentation. Wine flight all came at once with...More

Thank HMAAmersham_England
Reviewed April 2, 2018

As you can read from the other reviews, the Catfish here is excellent. One note, when calling for your reservation and you know you want the catfish, let the restaurant know and they can sell out. The cocktail are excellent along with a nice wine...More

Thank tmboc
Reviewed March 12, 2018

I have been going there for quite a while. I try to be honest in my reviews. And to be honest the only thing I ever eat is the deep fried whole catfish. I have eaten this in a number of places. Shiro is the...More

Thank iwilltrain
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Shiro in South Pasadena is removed from the bustle of downtown LA, which is nice in itself. (Free on-street parking!) I’ve eaten here several times; always superb. The food is imaginatively prepared— such as the asparagus salad starter — and perfectly cooked—as was the loup...More

Thank PSeib
Reviewed November 15, 2017

After an evening stroll down Mission St. during a street fair, the GF and I were looking for a bite to eat. We noticed Shiro, and she had heard good things about it. We were seated immediately, and a cheerful waiter was ready with menus....More

Thank DonaldYokum
Reviewed September 28, 2017

My fiancé and I went here for her birthday and since last year we dined in Paris on this day we wanted something special and Shiro impressed in every way. From the moment we walked in we were treated warmly allowed to choose where we...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed August 28, 2017

At four o'clock chiefs menu for the night will be posted but do not wait till the last minute to go. They have been one of the top rated places to go for years. I would suggest the Catfish, which is now unique to this...More

Thank Steven A
Reviewed July 24, 2017

We have been Shiro's customer for a number of years. We had another opportunity to visit Shiro for the DineLA menu. We came here with another couple and all of us except myself ordered from the DineLA menu. Everyone enjoyed the three courses dinner with...More

Thank Tobbie888
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January 10, 2016|
Response from Shiro1505 | Property representative |
We call our dress code "Smart Casual". We are not overly fussy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$32 - $55
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1505 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3215
    (Fair Oaks Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: South Pasadena Metro Station .4 miles from the Restaurant
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-799-4774
  • E-mail
Our food is only the best of the ingredients presented so that their excellence shines through. Our caring staff is here to help you enjoy your meal. We have a full bar.
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