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Japon Bistro - CLOSED

927 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-1721
+1 626-744-1751
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
30 Jan 2017
30 Sep 2015
“Disappointing experience, to put it mildly.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi
€€ - €€€
927 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-1721
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

I left Los Angeles a year ago, and moved to the Oregon Coast. In Los Angeles I lived for 30 years in La Canada - Flintridge, perched up above the inversion layer in the surrounding mountains, 10 minutes away from Pasadena and 25 minutes away...More

Thank BULLDOG742014
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We have been long time supporters of Japon Bistro and of course wanted to support the new owners who had recently purchased it. After several tries....we are sad to report, we are very underwhelmed. The ambience is now bright, harsh lighting with the tv screens...More

1  Thank sushiloversca
Reviewed 24 August 2015

The new owners of Japon Bistro have stepped it up! The quality of fish is far superior! Amazing Toro, Yellowtail, Hamashi, etc. All flown in daily. We have been fans of this restaurant for years, and this is the best it has ever been. Friendly...More

Thank RoseCityslicker
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Japon bistro is a well priced sushi restaurant I have been coming to for several years now and they are always the right choice! this time around I checked a few other sushi serving joints nearby and they beat every other place on price and...More

Thank 100lat
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Love this place. The food is fresh and great quality. The servers are always informative and provide great service.

Thank AnnieP7
Reviewed 17 March 2015

It has been 10 years since I last dined at Japon Bistro. I was impressed by the quality of their sushi then. This time we tried their Sake & Sushi sampler plus 2 different appetizers. Can't say much about the sake since I'm not a...More

Thank 3Kells
Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

We went here during Restaurantweek en we were very impressed. The food was good, certainly not middle of the road and the service was great! We also liked the pairing of sake. Very nice indeed!

Thank Marianne W
Reviewed 5 April 2013 via mobile

Was here on March 27 while on business on the recommendation of a colleague: food was good but the service sucked. It was slow, our food came completely in disorder and when we got the bill I was charged for all the items I had...More

Thank Javier Ander Z
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Honestly, the food was pretty good. Based on the food alone, I would give it 5 stars. But I was disappointed in the service. At first, service was great. They were attentive and really helped us out with all the questions we had regarding the...More

Thank nlee1220
Reviewed 29 December 2012

The service was extremely friendly and helpful. Tempura was the best I've had outside Japan; their miso soup is very good too. Nabeyaki udon was tasty but skimpy on ingredients--too much kamaboko, not enough vegetable, no fish or chicken.

Thank Tony C
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 927 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-1721
    (Lake and Colorado)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-744-1751
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