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Tarantino's Pizzeria

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784 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101-2118
+1 626-796-7836
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Santa Clarita, California
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best kept secret. Great pasta, pizza & calzones in an old fashioned setting. Pizza & salad lunch specials. Been coming here for lunch for 25 years. You can smell the aroma from the street. Friendly, neighborhood atmosphere. Be aware, cash only! Helps them keep their prices low.

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Thank espiri2
Altadena
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Want a authentic New Jersey Pizza? THIS IS THE PLACE. Thin crust crisp at the edges gooey in the center, tomato sauce with a LOT more than a hint of garlic.

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Thank Scott L
Pasadena, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Wonderful food, great staff, friendly, fun! Go for the pizza, salads, Stromboli, Calzone, or the gourmet pizzas. Yummy!

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Thank galenc2012
Los Angeles, California
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114 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This restaurant/cafe offers tasty Italian dishes in a very laid-back atmosphere. Although the seating areas are very, very tight, and cash is only accepted, the food is delicious. The pizza and chicken parmesan dishes were very tasty and full of flavor. Overall, Recommended for great Italian food.

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Thank Robert V
Pasadena, California
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58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We have been going to Tarantino's for years now. It's a small, hideaway restaurant on East Green Street, just before Hudson Ave/Lake Ave on the southside. They have a community table and side tables that seat 4 people. We usually have take-out about once a month. The cooks and servers know my husband well and are always happy to see... More 

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Thank Anita S
Pasadena, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Tarantino's has been at the same location for many years and serves a variety of Italian dishes. The pizzas are quite good as are all of the pasta plates. This is a small, hole in the wall establishment with a number of small tables plus one large "communal" table. This is a good place to go for good, somewhat basic... More 

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Thank John G
Pasadena, California
1 review
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This company can conduct their business any way that they want, however for a restaurant to ONLY accept CASH in the days of a "no cash" society, it ends up being very inconvenient for their customers. I paid for parking, walked several blocks, waited 30 minutes to be seated, only to see a "cash only" sign. We had to leave.... More 

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Thank agogodaddyo
San Gabriel, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Delicious food. Very friendly atmosphere and waiters. Good wine selection. I give Tarantino's a two thumbs up!!

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Thank Brujayo
Pasadena, California
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

hole in the wall italian food, all good. typical standard menu of pasta and pizza, beer and wine. parking can sometimes be an issue, cash only we typically have a couple pasta dishes and a 1/2 carafe. never disappointed

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Thank Jon L
Incline Village, Nevada
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359 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2015

While in the LA area, specifically Pasadena, I made contact with my oldest friend of nearly sixty years. Over the decades we both traveled the world so though we always corresponded w rarely were in the same area to actually meet. Will this trip he was at his home office and I at mine so made it a point to... More 

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Thank Edward S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 784 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101-2118
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-796-7836

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?