Published : Monday, April 16, 2018 | 5:20 AM
Award-winning restaurants among Pasadena’s dining establishments will be offering special prix fixe lunch and dinner menus at significantly reduced prices during the Eighth Pasadena Restaurant Week from Sunday, May 6, to Friday, May 11, sponsored by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce.
Pasadena Restaurant Week is a citywide event featuring the cuisine of many of Pasadena’s top dining establishments. The whole week, Pasadena’s favorite, most unique and finest dining destinations open their doors to guests from throughout Southern California.
Participating restaurants will offer fixed price dinner and/or lunch menu items for visitors. Dinners will be three-course meals while lunches will consist of two-courses. Depending on the venue and menu offered, meals will be priced at $27, $36 or $45 for dinner, or $15, $20 or $25 for lunch.
Alcoholic beverages, gratuity and tax are not included in the price unless specified by the individual restaurants in advance.
Pasadena Restaurant Week is also a great opportunity to visit Pasadena favorites such as Bistro 45, Sushi Roku, Arroyo Chop House, Green Street Tavern, POP Champagne Bar and Restaurant, Parkway Grill, Kathleen’s, The Mixx, De Frisco’s Grille, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, and many more dining places. Some of the newly opened restaurants taking part in Pasadena Restaurant Week include The Great Maple, The Stand and Crackin’ Kitchen.
Recently, MyLife.com named Pasadena as the best mid-sized city for dining throughout the U.S.
The Pasadena Restaurant Week website features an updated list of participating restaurants, through www.pasadenarestaurantweek.
To reserve for lunch or dinner through Open Table, you may visit www.opentable.com/promo.aspx?
A Pasadena Chamber announcement said some Mexican restaurants may not participate on Friday, May 5, due to Cinco de Mayo.
The Pasadena Chamber has also made available a Pasadena Restaurant Week mobile app, where you can get all the restaurant, menu, pricing and cuisine information on your iPhone or Android smart phone. You may download the app from the App Store or Google Play, through www.itunes.apple.com/us/app/
Everyone who downloads the app is entered for a chance to win delicious prizes during Pasadena Restaurant Week.
Pasadena Restaurant Week is also supported by Gold Sponsors including the City of Pasadena and Wells Fargo. The Pasadena Convention and Visitor Bureau/Pasadena Convention Center is a Silver Sponsor, the Chamber said.
The week-long dining event reminds Southern California that Pasadena’s local restaurants offer dining experiences to satisfy all tastes at every price range. Chefs and restaurateurs will be offering their finest lunch and dinner dishes at special prices throughout the week.