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POP champagne and dessert bar

££ - £££
American, Wine Bar
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33 E Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3923 (Fair Oaks)
+1 626-795-1295
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Pops is a quiet, relatively unassuming place that can and will surprise you. The menu focuses on a few items (most well prepared) and the portion sizes a very large. The papradelle with duck confit is a crowd pleaser, along with the flat bread pizzas. Try the charcuterie plate. Average wine list, and no bar service.

Thank RoyboyIII
Rancho cucamonga, CA
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288 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

They have flights of champagnes which is cool. Lots of desserts, all Of which are tasty. The atmosphere is fun. Great little spot.

Thank Tiffkat2000
Sacramento, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I came here with my Husband last October after a friend told us about it. I love the style of the restaurant, classy with a touch of fun. They have tons of different champagne to try. Their food was amazing and the dessert even better. The waiter that served us was friendly and helpful w/recommendations. We did make a reservation... More 

Thank Moni F
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Cute little restaurant/dessert-champagne bar. Went for dessert and coffee after dinner. Since we didn't have reservations and there were 5 in our party, it took a while to get a table. It's a great place to have coffee and a dessert and chat. Unfortunately, for us, it isn't the kind of place that a party larger than 4 can just... More 

Thank Jim D
Los Angeles, CA
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

It seems more famous for the bubbly than the food. It has a good selection of sparkling wines (flights also). Dessert menu is very good. It's more like a wine bar than a restaurant and that can be fun if you're jumping around "Old Pasadena". Worth a try if you've not been there.

Thank Burgundy9
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This place is very unique and fun. One can opt for champagne tasting or single glass. The dessert menu is wonderful. We were here on business and just happened upon this spot and will definitely come back. The atmosphere is old world elegance with brickwork and chandeliers. The service was top notch as well.

Thank pclouds
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Fun spot and great desserts! Don't think we would ever eat dinner there but have gone a few times for our after dinner dessert & drinks. Missing one star because the service is good but could be so much better. Hostess on 7/22 was excellent and we sat up front so we saw the guy manager & I think the... More 

Thank travel1108
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

I love to come here. The atmosphere is amazing with it's old red brick inside and out and fabulous chandeliers. The food is great not much gluten free. The brunches are expensive considering what you get. A dessert bar with desserts smaller than a 50 cent piece.

Thank kidhammer16
Pasadena, California
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Great price on 3 generous glasses a calm tasteful sanctuary in Old Town Pasadena they even have a good bottle and draft beer selection

Thank omalley62
Los Angeles
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96 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

I wasn't as thrilled with the recommendation of the server for a glass of champagne as I wanted to be --- but the food, and the other champagne was great. I also really love the space. Fun, unique - and off the "regular" path.... close enough for shopping before dinner. I love the farro and kale salad -

Thank Motrzo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Wine Bar
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 E Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3923
    (Fair Oaks)
  • Public Transportation: Gold Line Memorial Park metro stop 2 blocks away.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-795-1295

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?