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Cafe Bizou

91 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3919
+1 626-792-9923
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“lobster” (16 reviews)
“escargot” (9 reviews)
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French, Gluten Free Options
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91 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3919
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised by our visit Saturday evening as we had been reading online reviews that the quality had dropped. We parked at the hotel garage up the street on Raymond Avenue, about 1/2 block north of the restaurant. The first 90 minutes are...More

Thank J A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is definitely a popular place - we went on a weekday and it was packed. It is actually larger than it looked to be from the street. There are several rooms and the experience might be different depending on which you get. We were...More

Thank Traveling_a_lot4fun
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This was my first visit to Cafe Bizou. I was motivated by a pretty deep pescatarian menu and very reasonable corkage policy ($2 per bottle). The drinks and main entrees (cedar plank salmon) and the bread pudding were very good. The Caesar salad was just...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We visited this restaurant without benefit of checking TripAdvisor. As I write my review, I am shocked to see that it rates four points! Based on our salads, alone, this restaurant was a huge failure. We ordered the 3-course (appetizer, main, dessert) pre-fix to share...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We have friends that come here regular and now I know why - great food, service and value. You can bring your own wine for a small corkage fee! This is what every neighborhood restaurant should aspire to be. Oh, and the sand dabs -...More

Thank rum r
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Whenever we came to visit our youngest, who lives in this area, our lifelong friends from Costa Mesa would drive up to meet us for dinner at Café Bizou. This has been going on for ten years now. We always have so much "catch up"...More

3  Thank NYU62
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We visit often. Great value. Friendly service. Take your own wine for a great corkage fee. Varied menu.

1  Thank Jose F
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Always fun to visit Pasadena, either to come up after the Rose Parade to view the floats, attend the occasional football game at the Rose Bowl, visit one of the great museums in the city, attend a concert or a play. This time it was...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Great place. Food is delicious, staff is attentive. Seafood pasta and mussels from the lunch menu are fabulous. Escargot was fabulous.

Thank Becky O
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Cafe Bizou is a comfortable, relatively large restaurant near Old Town Pasadena. It is comfortable, friendly, and reasonably priced compared to other restaurants in the area. The staff is friendly and the service pretty good. Having said that, if you are craving authentic, delicious, core...More

1  Thank Robbin C
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1 September 2015|
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Response from PilotMichael | Reviewed this property |
Yes, their cork fee is only $2. We have a wine cellar and love to choose one of our favorite vintages and enjoy the Cafe Bizou French foods.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3919
    (Holly Street)
  • Public Transportation: Gold Line 1 block east on Holly Street
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-792-9923
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