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Kathleen's Restaurant

595 N Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-1242
+1 626-578-0722
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
3 May 2018
“Excellent lunch!”
12 Apr 2018
“Excellent homemade food”
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595 N Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-1242
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Went with a friend who hadn't been before. I usually eat here once a month. A great place for ladies who lunch. Kathleen is always in attendance and since the day they opened...over 30 years ago....I haven't had a bad meal. The major problem is...More

1  Thank Sheila L
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has been around for probably a very long time. I often forget that it’s there. Then when I go I’m reminded how good is the food. It’s real wholesome homemade food. Super delicious. Prices are fair. Nice quiet ambience.

Thank PilotMichael
Reviewed 7 April 2018

friends invited us here for lunch LOVED much their blue cheese and bacon burger, big enough for my hubs and me to share. Our friends got a nice sandwich on a croissant and it was huge so they shared too. very pleasant and nice decor

Thank jeannette y
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We had not been there for many years, but have had lunch there twice in the past month and loved it. The food was well prepared and delicious, and the service was attentive. We've added it to our list of favorites and will become frequent...More

Thank Joseph H
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Kathleen's has been in the same location for years. On north Lake Avenue above the 210 freeway. We used to eat here at least once a month, when we lived closer. This time however we dropped in after seeing a movie at the Paseo. We...More

Thank Anita S
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I almost forgot about this excellent restaurant and it was a real treat to visit them today. This restaurant has been here for 35 years. The food is homemade. Seems 35 years ago all food was homemade, and this restaurant never changed the tradition. Homemade...More

Thank PilotMichael
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Had dinner with an old friend and we all had the wonderful salmon salad which is outstanding and ate it all as it is good sized.

Thank JOHN B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Been coming here for over 20 years. You can always get a table...a BIG PLUS when others are jammed. Yes, the clientele is older. they know a good place when they eat at one. Kathleen is always there ensuring good food and service. Large portions,...More

Thank CayeBoy
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Appears to be a family run operation and no frills. Good service considering that there was one server & one busboy for the entire restaurant. We brought our own wine (2 bottles). The food was very nicely prepared. Just good food!

Thank lynndds
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We love Kathleen's!Consistently delicious food. Wonderful service. Their mixed berry chicken salad is so good that there is never a scrap of food or drop of dressing left on his dish.

2  Thank irishdiva49
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 595 N Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-1242
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-578-0722
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