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Cafe Santorini

64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3627
+1 626-564-4200
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (32 reviews)
“lamb souvlaki” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
64 W Union St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3627
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

Had lunch here before heading to the airport. Beautiful restaurant upstairs and we got to sit outside on a lovely day. Friendly , attentive service. Food was excellent; the highlight for us was the calamari appetizer- I could have made a meal out of it-...More

Thank drewski711
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Downtown Pasadena is a bit of a disappointment but this restaurant is a great place to stop for lunch. It's on a second level, with a fine outside space. There's a nice Mediterranean menu that should satisfy any desire. And when you are finished, you...More

Thank geldolphMcLeanVA
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We found this delightful restaurant to be a great place to meet friends before touring the Gamble House. It has a inclusive menu that gave everyone in our party several choices...and the food was delicious! I would definitely recommend it highly. Sat out on the...More

Thank Jack C
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

2nd time at Santorini and it did not disappoint. I had the lamb shank which was tender and flavorful. My husband had the lamb souvlaki, the kids shared the pesto chicken! Although pesto is usually a winner for the kids, this one was exceptional, even...More

Thank MsLATam
Reviewed 27 March 2016

I had the pleasure of arranging lunch here for a party of 15. It was terrific! From the moment we walked in to the very end, the experience was terrific! The staff are very attentive and accomodating. Our waiter (sorry, I didn't get his name)...More

Thank Barbra-n-Fred
Reviewed 23 March 2016

The best thing about Santorini is the service especially Mike and Gabby. Wonderful risotto and great steaks cooked perfectly.

Thank Judy K
Reviewed 22 March 2016

I love the restaurant!!! The food is amazing (the lamb shank is one of the best things I have ever eaten)!!! Sitting outside is beautiful. The service is great and it is in an amazing location! Highly recommend this place!!!

Thank Kay5991
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Always enjoy sitting on the outside patio. Dined here with a group of 8 - service was impeccable, and food very good. Recommend the mushroom risotto and the salmon with mashed potatoes...both excellent dishes.

Thank Love2Travel26x2
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

We selected this restaurant to celebrate my mother's 82nd birthday and her husband's 83rd birthday. The menu online looked very good, and the food in fact was very good. However upon arrival we discovered that there is no elevator to the upper level where the...More

Thank MelanieChapman
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Cafe Santorini has been an Old Town staple for many years and for good reason; food representing an array of styles from the Mediterranean is authentic and delicious.

Thank Michael1661
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Response from skiNebraska | Reviewed this property |
Eat inside
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19 August 2016|
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Response from Katiesarahflynn | Reviewed this property |
Recommend Uber or walking if you have time.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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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