27 restaurants offering special prix-fixe menus.

Enjoy special two-course lunch and three-course dinner prix-fixe meals at participating restaurants. See list below for participating restaurants and their meal participation.

 
Name
Cuisine
Area
 
Alma de la Rosa

Alma de la Rosa

41 Hugus Alley

Lunch Dinner

American, California, Full Bar, Regional

Old Pasadena, Downtown Pasadena

Alma de la Rosa prides itself on using organic produce and grass fed sustainably raised meat in innovative ways.

Bistro 45

Bistro 45

45 South Mentor Avenue

Dinner

American, California, Eclectic, French, Full Bar

Downtown Pasadena

Welcome to Bistro 45 and welcome to a place where you are the most important person in our world. Pleasing your palate and providing you with a memorable, personalized dining experience is our only objective.

Cafe Bizou

Cafe Bizou

91 N. Raymond Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Contemporary French

Pasadena

Come enjoy the Cafe Bizou experience located in Old Town Pasadena. At Cafe Bizou, we pride ourselves in providing top quality service and delicious food in a family friendly restaurant.

Cameron's Seafood

Cameron's Seafood

1978 E Colorado Boulevard

Lunch Dinner

Seafood, Sushi Bars, Steakhouses

 

Cameron's brings the ocean feeling to you with its San Francisco style fish house, surrounded by its photos of fishing history reminiscent of the old fishing days. Its exhibition style kitchen allows patrons to watch their fresh catch being cooked over its mesquite wood grills that burn all day long.

Celestino Ristorante and Bar

Celestino Ristorante and Bar

141 South Lake Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Full Bar, Italian

Downtown Pasadena

Celestino is no longer a well-kept secret. The Drago Brothers continue to exceed expectations at this consistent Pasadena favorite. Calogero Drago has created a variety of handcrafted dishes using the freshest seafood, finest homemade pastas, organic meats, and desserts made on-site. Some of the favorites include; Florentine style t-bone, black and white ravioli filled with shrimp, branzino al sale, flown-in burrata and vanilla custard with an assortment of fresh berries.Come in and enjoy authentic regional and seasonal specialties complemented with an award winning wine list.

Central Park Restaurant

Central Park Restaurant

219 South Fair Oaks Avenue

Lunch Dinner

American, California

Downtown Pasadena

Central Park specializes in mouth watering steaks, fresh fish, hand-crafted pastas and gourmet pizza. To complement your meal, we have an extensive wine list hand-picked by our in-house Sommelier. Central Park is located just three blocks south of Colorado Boulevard and "Old Town" on Fair Oaks Avenue. The restaurant occupies a 100 year old flower warehouse featuring original exposed brick walls and high rafter ceilings. Stop in for a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Del Frisco's Grille

Del Frisco's Grille

55 South Lake Avenue, Suite 150

Lunch Dinner

American, Full Bar

Downtown Pasadena

Local flavor fit to be shared. Our diverse and delicious menu has something for everyone. Industrial and lush elements will create an atmosphere that is stylish, social and relaxed. The energetic bar will create a buzz throughout the restaurant and set the stage for an exciting dining experience that is unlike any other American grill. It’ll be your place to eat with a friend and catch up on the latest or make new friends at the bar. Our food and drinks are built to share, so share the experience with your neighbors – they are just friends you haven’’'t met yet.

Dog Haus Biergarten

Dog Haus Biergarten

93 East Green Street

Lunch Dinner

American, Burgers

Old Pasadena, Downtown Pasadena

Dog Haus’ gourmet all beef skinless hot dogs, hand crafted sausages and Dog Haus Biergartenpremium burgers made with humanely raised hormone and antibiotic free beef, all served on grilled Hawaiian rolls, coupled with premium shakes and soft-serve ice cream, plus a beer program that spotlights local brews, have garnered critical acclaim and national attention. Open for lunch and dinner daily, guests can choose from signature, one-of-kind Haus creations or customize their own from a selection of more than 30+ quality toppings.

Du-par's Pasadena

Du-par's Pasadena

214 South Lake Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Breakfast & Brunch, Bakeries, Burgers

Pasadena

Dupar's is dedicated to the highest quality food and customer service delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, company spirit and most importantly individual pride. For more than six decades, Du-par’s has been a part of the LA coffee shop tradition, serving Du-par's Pasadenamillions their famous breakfasts and fresh fruit pies. The menu returns to the home style tradition of using only the freshest ingredients. The orange juice will be squeezed fresh daily, the hash browns will be hand-peeled and cut, and the hamburger meat will be freshly ground.

El Cholo Cafe

El Cholo Cafe

260 East Colorado Boulevard (in Paseo Colorado)

Lunch Dinner

Full Bar, Mexican

Downtown Pasadena

All of the El Cholo® restaurants feature authentic and traditional Mexican dishes, many of which have come from family recipes dating back to 1923. Our distinctive menu offers classics such as our famous green corn tamales, enchiladas, and sizzling fajitas. Our combination plates along with newer comidas especiales and fresh grilled chicken tostadita and tostada compuesta salads have made El Cholo famous along with our irresistible nachos, which were introduced back in the 50’s by a young server named Carmen Rocha. But there is one thing that El Cholo® is especially known for and that is our famous El Cholo® Margaritas! El Cholo® pioneered the now renown Cuervo 1800 into their secret El Cholo® Margarita Recipe and it has become a "must taste” for visitors to Southern California.

Edwin Mills by Equator

Edwin Mills by Equator

22 Mills Place

Lunch Dinner

Asian, Full Bar, Fusion

Downtown Pasadena, Old Pasadena

Great quality food can be hard to come by at your usual franchise restaurants. Edwin Mills by Equator has been family owned and ran for thirty years. We take pride in serving recipes we’ve created in house. For example, our Potato Wrapped Snapper is a favorite: snapper grilled and wrapped in fried potato shavings on top of mashed sweet potato and drizzled with our sweet chili sauce. We also love our Oodles of Noodles which is our version of a Pad Thai dish–we call it “California style”. Our Shepherd’s Pie is made with lamb, beef and potatoes. These are only some of the popular favorites among our regulars.

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar

179 E. Colorado Boulevard

Lunch

American, Steak House

Downtown Pasadena, Old Pasadena

Conveniently located on the corner of Marengo and Colorado Boulevard, you’ll find a place for Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Barlocals and visitors to enjoy an exceptional selection of premium steaks and an expertly curated list of 100 wines by the glass. Stop by after work for a signature cocktail or glass of wine, then stay and indulge in our classic Filet or try something new like our Dry-Aged Prime Ribeye.

Green Street Restaurant

Green Street Restaurant

146 S Shopper's Lane

Dinner

American, Full Bar

Downtown Pasadena

Green Street Restaurant has been a Pasadena tradition and innovation since 1979. Serving California cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Green Street is the place where Pasadenans go to meet old friends, discuss business or just enjoy a fabulous meal. Green Street is still owned and operated by the family that started it as a one room, 18 table cafe.

Kathleen's

Kathleen's

595 North Lake Avenue

Lunch Dinner

American, Full Bar

North Pasadena

Kathleen’s Restaurant was established in 1982 by Efren Bugarin and Kathleen Meymarian.Y ou’ll find that Kathleen’s menu offers a wide variety of American fare with an emphasis in fresh fish, pasta and steaks.

Madeline Garden Bistro

Madeline Garden Bistro

1030 East Green Street

Lunch Dinner

European

Pasadena

The old Caltech French building is open to serve brunch, high tea, French-Italian cuisine, small tapes and Isakaya, excellent wine pairing and fun spirits, along with talented artists to perform for you. Madeline Garden offers a modern European touch infused with Eastern old culture. We also bring the enjoyment of seasonal, farm fresh ingredients, to delight a wide range of tastes: including sea food lovers as well as vegetarians.

Maison Akira

Maison Akira

713 E Green Street

Lunch Dinner

Asian, Asian Fusion, French

Downtown Pasadena, Playhouse District

In this casual, but elegant atmosphere, one can experience fine dining with an international flair. Akira takes personal interest in preparing each selection with the freshest ingredients for a culinary delight. Zagat says, "Akira Hirose is still at "the top of his game" at this Pasadena "classic" where "refined" French-Japanese dishes that are "worth every penny" are served by a "professional" team; the "quiet, intimate" atmosphere's "a little staid" (and "lost in the 1980s") for some, although it remains "great for special occasions or if you're going to the nearby Pasadena Playhouse"; P.S. there's also an "outstanding" prix fixe Sunday brunch."

Plate 38

Plate 38

2361 E. Colorado Boulevard

Lunch Dinner

American, Burgers, California

East Pasadena

From Italian to French, they transform the traditional into new american faire for the local neighborhood crowd. Cultivating a lavish 5-star tasting experience within an industrial yet comfortable atmosphere. The chalkboard specials vary from chilled soups, foie gras appetizers, fresh wild caught fish, braised short-ribs, filet, lamb, and many more delicacies.

Pie ‘n Burger

Pie ‘n Burger

913 East California Boulevard

Lunch Dinner

American, Burgers

Downtown Pasadena, South Lake Avenue

Pie ‘n Burger first opened in the fall of 1963 on California Blvd., just off South Lake in Pie 'n Burger PasadenaPasadena. It continues to be in the same location to this day. The recipes, products and methods used in preparing the award winning food today are the same as those used 46 years ago.

POP Champagne and Dessert Bar

POP Champagne and Dessert Bar

33 East Union Street

Dinner

American, Continental, Full Bar

Old Pasadena, Downtown Pasadena

POP Champagne & Dessert Bar is a sexy place for first dates, social gatherings, after-work drinks, or any night out on the town. Our simple yet elegant décor complements the historical architecture and culture of Old Town Pasadena.Indulge yourself in our extensive selection of Champagnes, sparkling wines, dessert wines and artisanal beers, to be enjoyed with our full savory menu of delectable entrees, small plates, gourmet cheeses, caviar, charcuterie, and of course our house made desserts that will tantalize your taste buds.

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Ruth's Chris Steak House

369 East Colorado Boulevard

Dinner

American, Full Bar, Steak House

Downtown Pasadena, Playhouse District

From our humble beginnings on Broad Street in New Orleans to our current position as the world's largest fine dining company, Ruth's Chris Steak House has come quite a long way in its first four decades. In 2010, we celebrated our 45th anniversary, and we consider it a celebration of the life of a woman who broke the mold - our founder, Ruth Fertel.

SORRISO

SORRISO

46 East Colorado Boulevard

Lunch Dinner

California, Full Bar, Italian

Downtown Pasadena, Old Pasadena

VILLA SORRISO: OUR MENU WILL TEMPT YOU WITH POPULAR ITALIAN FAVORITES INCLUDING SALADS, PASTAS, PIZZAS, ROASTED AND GRILLED MEATS. We also offer well inventive signature appetizers including Caprese, Shrimp Cocktail Martini and our famous SORRISO Crab Cakes. A wonderful selection of grilled meats including melt-in-your-month New Zealand Lamb Chops.

SORRISO / Bar Celona

SORRISO / Bar Celona

38 East Colorado Boulevard

Lunch Dinner

European, Spanish

Downtown Pasadena

OUR MENUS FEATURE NOT ONLY THE POPULAR TAPAS OFFERINGS, BUT ALSO A FULL LUNCHTIME MENU OF SALADS AND SANDWICHES, AND SEVERAL ENTREE SELECTIONS, INCLUDING A VARIETY OF PAELLA, FOR THOSE ARRIVING WITH A MORE SUBSTANTIAL APPETITE. BAR CELONA'S WINE LIST INCLUDES A WONDERFUL AND REASONABLY PRICED SELECTION OF POPULAR WINES.

Sushi Roku

Sushi Roku

33 Miller Alley

Lunch Dinner

Full Bar, Japanese

Downtown Pasadena

The standard for forward-thinking sushi in town, Sushi Roku is as stylish as its patrons. Start with edamame or cucumber sunomono, move on to the salmon tempura roll with spicy ponzu cream, and choose from dozens of sushi selections or main courses like eight-hour braised kurobuta pork. Extensive sake and signature cocktail selection.

The Terrace at the Langham Huntington Hotel

The Terrace at the Langham Huntington Hotel

1401 South Oak Knoll Avenue

Lunch Dinner

American (New), Breakfast & Brunch

Pasadena

The Terrace serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily and a delectable breakfast buffet and Dim Sum Sunday Brunch. The California bistro-style menu is comprised of the freshest, seasonal and sustainable ingredients. The Terrace’s outdoor patio offers guests lovely alfresco dining with views of the Picture Bridge and pool, and provides the perfect setting for a business lunch or relaxing dinner.

True Food Kitchen

True Food Kitchen

168 West Colorado Boulevard

Lunch Dinner

Healthy, American, Vegetarian, Vegan

Old Pasadena, Downtown Pasadena

True Food Kitchen is a health-driven restaurant that merges nutrient-rich ingredients with a seasonal menu that rotates regularly to let guests experience great-tasting ingredients at the peak of their freshness and flavor. The open kitchen showcases the preparation of its signature dishes like the flavorful and healthful bowls, salads, pizzas and antioxidant-packed desserts. The full-service restaurant’s scratch bar is brimming with fresh-pressed fruit and vegetable juices, seasonal cocktails, wine and a selection of local beers. Open daily for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch

Umami Burger

Umami Burger

49 East Colorado Boulevard

Lunch Dinner

American, Burgers

Old Pasadena, Downtown Pasadena

Umami Burger: The ART of creating that perfect mouthful. It starts with the house-ground, hand-formed patty infused with the Umami Master Sauce. It builds with the carefully crafted combination of toppings resting on the lightly toasted and slightly sweet bun. It is amplified by the vibe of the room, the energy of the community and the fine-dining service with a California casual feel. Finally, it explodes with house-made sauces, paired with unique sides, accompaniments and the perfectly paired beverage. What is Umami Burger? Experience it yourself.. After one bite, you'll accept No Substitutions.

Vertical Wine Bistro

Vertical Wine Bistro

70 North Raymond Avenue (north of Union Street)

Dinner

American, California, Eclectic, Full Bar, Regional

Old Pasadena, Downtown Pasadena

Set above the streets of Old Town Pasadena, Vertical Wine Bistro offers a warm, inviting dining experience with an elegant and comfortable atmosphere. Using inspiration from a vast culinary background, our Chefs utilize only the freshest ingredients when crafting our menu. Owners Rick and Colleen Liss' mission is to provide a culinary experience focused on service and satisfaction while delivering fresh and delicious fare. Every meal is a journey that we value and appreciate the opportunity to be a part of. Vertical offers dining in the "Library" and Lounge as well as private dining and special events in the "Cellar". Whether you are on a night out with friends or celebrating an anniversary. We are here to help make it memorable for all.