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Vertical Wine Bistro

) #102 of 555 Restaurants in Pasadena €€ - €€€ American, ,
70 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3970
+1 626-795-3999
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good49%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (3 reviews)
“salads” (3 reviews)
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American, Wine Bar, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
70 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3970
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The entrance into this place is really cool, and I just loved the atmosphere once you get inside. The bar is really nice and the dining room is very modern and beautifully done. Those are the positive things. Although we had great service when we...More

Thank CampingKatie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vertical offers a great bar for meeting friends. The staff is very friendly. A friend met my wife and I for cocktails here. A couple hours later we had a party of 8. Everyone was happy with their meal and it was all served at...More

Thank krp87b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went in on a Saturday night. The music was at 80 decibels. You cannot hear yourself talk or much less think. I get it that you want to make the venue accessible to all but decide if you want a nightclub or a wine...More

Thank DianainAruba
Reviewed 15 February 2017

An upscale wine bar/bistro on the second floor. I've been here a couple of times for meals in a large-ish group. While I can't comment on the wine selection, others in my party enjoyed it. I did enjoy the food, can recommend the filet mignon...More

Thank PaulInSJ
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Upstairs and off the street in old Pasadena California walk you into this very beautiful wine bar. The lighting is romantic. Did your car is elegant. And there are some great choices of wine. If you were a wine lover this is definitely a great...More

Thank PilotMichael
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is a very upscale Bistro. Excellent service and outstanding food. Casual but nice atmosphere and well located.

Thank Sherry G
Reviewed 22 September 2016

One of the more popular wine venues in Pasadena with excellent wines poured in substantive portions. Kind of the "in place" for couples and small groups. Attractive upstairs setting right in the middle of Old Town Pasadena.

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Super salmon dish, meats & appetizers. Casual dining, Nothing fancy Have to climb stairs Have elevator to main floor. Have HD TV for sports. Nuce setting

Thank spacetourist
Reviewed 20 April 2016

There are 3 choices of seafood plate, #2 seems to be the best choice. Happy hour wine and beer price are pretty good also.

Thank RaymondOC168
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I recently had a business dinner here and I was very happy with the overall experience. The entrance up the flight of stairs was very impressive and the overall ambience of the restaurant was great. The menu is extensive with great variety ranging from seafood,...More

Thank SGStuart
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David T
Dress code
15 November 2015|
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Response from DoctorDubious | Reviewed this property |
There is none that i am aware of-we were both dressed in running clothes-the other guests were in casual attire.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$100
American, Wine Bar, Bar, Pub
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 01:45
16:00 - 01:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3970
    (Union St.)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Gold Line 1 block away.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-795-3999
  • E-mail
Wine Bistro serving California bistro- style menu. Over 420 wine selections, 50 by the glass and wine flights from around the world. Full bar and imported beers as well as draft.
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