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Osawa Pasadena

77 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3919
+1 626-683-1150
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“shabu shabu” (18 reviews)
“sashimi” (7 reviews)
“chirashi” (3 reviews)
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
77 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3919
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our second visit (shabu shabu last time). This time the sushi. Just amazing. Could have cried with the freshness and the care of presentation. The team are fabulous...we wanted to step out of the norm and after ordering a few our team and our sushi...More

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 1 week ago

dinner with friends, the bento was quite good along with the bowls and tendon, i had the avocado salad, wished i had gotten the bento why so picky where you sit for the shabu shabu?

Thank Douglas William M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reservations are a must. It is always crowded and if you are hoping for Shabu shabu you must tell them when you make the reservation. The bagna cauda wasn’t available (our favorite) but the incredible sushi (it melts in your mouth layer after layer) ,...More

Thank collegepathss
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

If you love Mizo Glazed Cod, you will love the Baked Soy Marinated Black Cod at Osawa. It is one of the most flavorful cooked fish dishes at any Japanese restaurants that I have ever had. Not surprising when you consider that miso black cod...More

Thank JBMD1
Reviewed 1 May 2018

A coworker and I visited Osawa for lunch. My coworker had been there several times and could not stop recommending their Shabu Shabu. The hostess and servers are very friendly and needless to say the Shabu Shabu was excellent. I will definitely go back to...More

Thank Armond V
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Very popular restaurant. We were interested in the shabu shabu but they were fully booked. We were able to have a table and order small plates and sushi. We shared albacore sashimi, California roll, two chicken dishes, eggplant and pickled daikon. All beautifully prepared and...More

Thank PrimroseLlane
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Three of us ate at Osawa while in Pasadena for a conference. The Shabu Shabu was excellent, as was the sushi. It's a little noisy, but the staff is outstanding. Be sure to make a reservation!

Thank Kathleen R
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Osawa has some wonderful shabu shabu, as well as sushi and desserts. One of the tastiest places in LA for shabu shabu in my opinion, and I've lived in the area for over 16 years. Highly recommend!

Thank Kyle D
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Located in Old Town, Osawa is a fairly small, very good Japanese restaurant. You can have shabu shabu (but only at the counter) or sushi, sashimi, etc. Lots of small choices (the crispy yuzu pepper duck breast) was fabulous) and you can also have shokado...More

Thank PrinceConsort
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

4 of us went to Osawa on a Saturday night (it meant Big Swamp, by the way) for Shabu Shabu, and we also ordered some sushi. We had a 6:30pm reservation, but we were seated a little late, which was ok. But the moment we...More

Thank AngyChin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
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11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3919
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-683-1150
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