Eat the Best Cuisine for Less Money During DineLA, On Now Throughout Pasadena

Savor the flavor of summer

Published : Friday, July 12, 2019 | 4:56 AM

For 15 days this month, you can sample the best lunches and dinners offered by some of Pasadena’s best restaurants on price-discounted prix-fixe menus during DineL.A. Restaurant Week.

Now’s your chance to try that restaurant you’ve want to taste test, at lower than regular prices.

DineLA runs from Friday, July 12, to Friday, July 26, and more than 400 Southland restaurants have registered to be part of the event.

Here’s a listing of Pasadena restaurants participating in dineLA:

Alexander’s Steakhouse

Alexander’s Steakhouse offers a fine dining interpretation of a Modern American Steakhouse with hints of global influences throughout the menu. Featuring classic cuts such as Ribeye, Bone-In New York and Filet Mignon, to sustainable seafood, our signature Hamachi Shot and a large selection of Wagyu. See their full menu selections for DineLA at

Arroyo Chop House

A modern take on the classic American steakhouse, Arroyo Chop House is one of only a few restaurants in Southern California that serves exclusively USDA Prime beef. This strikingly handsome restaurant, inspired by the Arts and Crafts architectural style for which Pasadena is famous, is clad in rich mahogany and the cozy booths are bathed in seductive light. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

Beer & Claw

Cajun gastropub in the heart of Old Town Pasadena, serving up bold seafood dishes and craft cocktails in a roomy dining atmosphere.

Bone Kettle

After over 20 years, Chef Erwin was finally able journey home to Indonesia on a self-discovery quest. Through his travels across Indonesia, Chef reconnected with his childhood through the vibrant flavors of East Java, the fragrant smell of the blooming spices wafting through the streets and the complexity of every dish unfolding with each bite. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

Celestino Ristorante and Bar

Celestino Pasadena is no longer a well-kept secret. The Drago Brothers continue to exceed expectations with the freshest seafood, finest homemade pastas, organic meats, and variety of desserts made on-site. Some of the favorites include; Florentine style t-bone, black and white ravioli filled with shrimp, branzino al sale, flown-in burrata and vanilla custard with an assortment of fresh berries. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar – Pasadena

Here you’ll find a passion for steak and wine reflected in an exceptional menu of hand-cut steaks and an award-winning list of wines by the glass. Whether you’re celebrating, dining at lunch with business clients or want a night out with friends, we have created the perfect ambiance with a menu filled with your favorites and a local chef’s table that changes with the season, or whenever we feel inspired by our ingredients. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

Granville – Pasadena

GRANVILLE is a collection of modern-casual restaurants specializing in wholesome hand-crafted recipes and libations.  With warm hospitality, good vibes, globally-inspired food and music – they are a culture, not a concept. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

Green Street Tavern

Our menu features the finest California Comfort Food with a European influence. Locally farm grown beef, seafood and chicken combined with organic vegetables produce a variety of amazing appetizers and entrees. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

Gyu-Kaku – Pasadena

Traditionally called Yakiniku, this Japanese barbecue spot is known for their delicious, fresh (never frozen), high-quality meats! See their full menu selections for DineLA:

Il Fornaio – Pasadena

Specialties include wood-fired rotisserie and grilled meats, poultry and game; housemade pastas; pizzas from an oak wood burning oven; fresh salads and housemade soups; a wide variety of desserts; and fresh baked bread made daily from scratch. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

La Grande Orange Cafe

LGO Cafe keeps it simple, so anyone can find a bite to enjoy – but it’s always thoughtful. LGO lets quality ingredients do the heavy lifting, from the local farmers market to their LGO Reserve Beef, creating this regionally inspired take on American classics. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

Malbec Argentinean Cuisine – Pasadena

Argentina is world famous for its cuisine. From homemade salads, pastas and fish to an abundant selection of our signature grilled meats, Malbec Argentinean Cuisine brings you the best authentic cuisine prepared on their genuine Argentinean grill. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

Meat District Co.

Meat District Co. works in partnership with some of America’s most sustainable producers delivering experiences and dishes that tick all the boxes when it comes to quality and taste, leaving you wanting more each and every time. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

Mi Piace

In Italian, “Mi Piace” means “I like it,” and they make sure you love it at this award-winning restaurant. Mi Piace is the perfect spot to enjoy an intimate dining with the finest and freshest authentic Italian cuisine. They’re open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day, as well as brunch on the weekends. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

Parkway Grill

The Smith Brothers trend-setter in regional American cuisine, Parkway Grill continues to define dining in the city and beyond. Parkway Grill specializes in a seasonal, market-driven approach to cooking that incorporates diverse influences and classic French technique. Throughout its over 30 years, Parkway’s innovative chefs have showcased an intriguing array of dishes using locally sourced ingredients. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

Paul Martin’s American Grill – Pasadena

From the first bite of the juicy Classic American Burger to the last slice of artisan cheese in a Butcher’s Board shared with friends, you’ll enjoy every moment spent at Paul Martin’s American Grill in Pasadena. Located in the Shops on Lake Avenue, they serve classic American cuisine set to a higher standard. Their polished yet welcoming dining room and cheerful bar is the ideal venue for raising a toast to good times. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

Ruth’s Chris Steak House – Pasadena

Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Pasadena serves the finest USDA Prime beef available, broiled at 1,800° and served on 500° plates, so your steak stays hot, juicy and delicious from first bite to last. Enjoy their New Orleans-inspired appetizers, USDA Prime steaks, fresh seafood, signature side dishes and homemade desserts. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

Sage Plant Based Bistro – Old Town Pasadena

Sage Plant Based Bistro is organic, sustainable, plant-based food without the pretense. It’s the place where you can bring your date at night and your momma in the morning. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

Smitty’s Grill

The Smith Brothers bring you American comfort food at its best. The menu features iron skillet cornbread, homemade chicken pot pie, BBQ baby back ribs, and more. Smitty’s has always been defined by comfort, from the cozy booths and inviting bar, to the helpful staff who welcome each guest home. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

SUGARFISH by Sushi Nozawa | Pasadena

Their goal is to make the highest quality sushi dining experience accessible to more Americans. Sugarfish combines Nozawa’s passion for hand-selected fish, quality ingredients, and attention to detail with a western eye for process, efficiency, and sustainably sourced ingredients. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

Sushi Roku – Pasadena

Sushi Roku Pasadena has transformed the traditional sushi bar experience into a complete dining affair. Guests can enjoy their visit at the sushi bar, one of the hand-made bamboo dining tables adjacent to a trickling waterfall, or escape to the garden patio overlooking the courtyard. Sushi Roku’s vast and colorful menu features an array of fresh California sushi, luscious salads, specialty appetizers and hot entrees. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

The Raymond 1886

The Raymond 1886 offers inspired, seasonal cooking featuring the finest selection of ingredients paired with a diverse collection of wines from top West Coast and international producers and hand crafted culinary cocktails produced in our bar, 1886. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

The Royce | Wood-Fired Steakhouse

The Royce | Wood-Fired Steakhouse features the finest selection of seasonal aged USDA Prime Cuts, Australian and Japanese Wagyu Beef, expertly prepared on a wood-fired grill. The menu is accented by creative, comfortable side dishes and the freshest local and global seafood. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

The Terrace at The Langham, Pasadena

The Terrace serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily and a delectable breakfast buffet and Dim Sum Sunday Brunch. The comforting California bistro-style menu is comprised of seasonal and sustainable California cuisine, offering a variety of choices that will delight both the discerning and casual diner. See their full menu selections for DineLA:

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