It's been awhile since we've been in Pasadena, and some things have changed. Here are some local food, coffee, and drink recomendations from the SCALE team:
Lunch and Dinner Options:
King Taco (0.2 miles, 8am-12am):
Serving delicious and affordable Mexican food, King Taco is a must-visit for those craving tacos or burritos. Good for vegetarians.
Dog Haus (0.4 miles, 11am-9pm daily):
If you’re looking for a quick bite to eat, check out Dog Haus for their famous hot dogs, sausages, and burgers.
El Cholo (0.4 miles, 11:30am-9pm):
For those craving traditional Mexican cuisine, El Cholo offers an extensive menu of classic dishes. Good for vegetarians.
Noodle St (0.5 miles, 11am-10pm):
Noodle St is a great option for those seeking hearty bowls of noodles and dumplings. Good for vegetarians.
Agnes Restaurant & Cheesery (0.5 miles, 10am-9:30pm):
Agnes offers a wide range of menu items, including sandwiches, salads, and charcuterie boards. Good for vegetarians.
Paper Rice - Spring Rolls & Bowls (0.5 miles, 11am-9pm):
This eatery offers fresh and healthy Vietnamese-inspired spring rolls and bowls. Good for vegetarians.
Lunasia Dim Sum House (0.6 miles, 11am-8pm):
Traditional dim sum. Good for vegetarians.
Northern Cafe Pasadena (0.7 miles, 11am-3:30pm for lunch, 4:30pm-8:30pm for dinner):
This restaurant offers a wide range of Chinese dishes, including noodle soups, fried rice, and more. Good for vegetarians.
sweetgreen (0.7 miles, 10:30am-9pm):
For those seeking fresh and healthy salads, sweetgreen offers a wide range of options. Good for vegetarians.
Osawa Shabu Shabu & Sushi (0.7 miles, 11am-2:15pm for lunch, 5pm-9:30pm for dinner):
Osawa is a great option for those craving sushi or shabu-shabu. Good for vegetarians.
Sage Plant Based Bistro Pasadena (0.9 miles, 9am-10pm):
Sage offers delicious plant-based options for those seeking vegan or vegetarian fare.
Brooklyn Square (0.9 miles, 11am-9:30pm):
For those seeking New York-style pizza, Brooklyn Square is a must-visit. Good for vegetarians.
Urth Caffe (0.4 miles, 7am-10pm)
Intelligentsia Coffee (0.4 miles, 7am-6pm)
Copa Vida (0.3 miles, 7:30am-7pm)
Der Wolf (0.3 miles, 2pm-1am):
This German beer hall offers a wide range of beer and food options.
Craft (0.6 miles, 11am-10pm):
Craft offers a rotating selection of craft beer on tap.
Lucky Baldwin's Pub (0.5 miles):
Lucky Baldwin's offers an extensive selection of beer and pub fare.
The Blind Donkey (0.5 miles, 5pm-1am):
This whiskey bar offers a wide range of whiskeys and cocktails.
1886 Bar at The Raymond (1.0 mile, 4pm-12am):
This speakeasy-style bar offers a wide range of cocktails in a historic setting.