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Cafe Santorini

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64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3627 (Delacy)
+1 626-564-4200
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Bethesda, Maryland
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On a chilly day, we sat outside in their enclosed patio with heaters running. It was very pleasant out there. The food was all very flavorful and attractively presented. The hummus was as good as I've ever tasted. The service was professional but not very friendly. I would go back though, because the food really was excellent.

Thank LFK1
Pasadena, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A little difficult to find if you are not familiar with the area. But that is also part of the beauty. It's upstairs in a brick building with a large patio (enclosed sometimes) with a smaller interior. The bar is small but nice too. There is no other Mediterranean place around, so this would be the place if you are... More 

Thank gina w
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very relaxing lunch on the terrace on the second floor. We had a chardonnay and a chianti by the glass with our seafood salads. Service was good.

Thank sitesandbites
Ensenada, Mexico
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We had a small room for the group of 15 Food selection was extensive, presentation and quality first class. Wine selection very extensive

Thank William R
Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We went there for family dinner. Everyone loves what they ordered. Stuffed butternut squash $17 dish is awesome. roasted garlic, rice, mixed veggie and fresh herbs. Their mezze are very filling, but drinks are a little expensive. It is really nice to sit outside in spring and summer. In winter, they have cover and heaters. We love going back so... More 

Thank A H
Irvine, CA
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97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Went here for an early weekend dinner as we had missed lunch. Very nice ambiance. We sat on the upstairs patio. Waiters very attentive. I had stuffed acorn squash. Very good, lots of flavor but not spicy ( I'm not a big fan of spicy hot food). My husband had lamb and said it was excellent. Nice marinated chunks, not... More 

Thank dspolett
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is a one restaurant we often visited whenever we are in Pasadena, I highly suggest you to try their Santorini Meze, stuffed kubbe, Dee fried smelt, it's like savoring those dishes at Santorini, Greece. I highly recommend

Thank Dorothy Y
United States
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Hit the sweet spot we were looking for...comfortable but still a sense of occasion; food was quite nicely done, mostly familiar dishes but each done with a touch of originality; per another review has a few greek items but really a composite mediterranean menu, some greek, some italian, some turkish...good wine list.

Thank michael s
Pasadena, California
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347 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

The location here is as good as the food. This restaurant is upstairs with an outside, rooftop dining, that overlooks a historic center square in Old Pasadena. The Mediterranean food is very good too. Interesting menu choices and great wine list.

Thank PilotMichael
Wellington, New Zealand
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Had dinner here with 4 colleagues. We had a ranges of cocktails, all of which were very good. The appetizer of the meze plates were also very good. The mains, however, were universally disappointing. Between us we had the wild mushroom risotto, the Tuscan chicken sausage risotto, the moussaka, the seafood linguine and a vegetarian pizza. All of the serves... More 

Thank EuryaleGorgon

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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$21 - US$30
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3627
  • Public Transportation: 2 blocks away on Holly St.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-564-4200
Tucked in the heart of Old Town Pasadena, Cafe Santorini is the spot to be in. Offering a variety of delicious Mediterranean dishes and a romantic second floor patio. Perfect for a date, a family gathering or a celebration. Cafe Santorini also offers two large banquet venues in the Rococo Room and Pandora on Green.

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