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17 Old Pasadena Restaurants Joining 15th Anniversary Dine LA Fall Edition

Published on Sep 30, 2023

[Photo courtesy: Old Pasadena Management District]

Seventeen restaurants in Old Pasadena will be participating in the upcoming Dine LA Restaurant Week, Oct. 6 to 20, which takes place twice a year and showcases Los Angeles as a premier dining destination while highlighting the diversity of culinary experiences it has to offer. 

The Fall Edition of the event celebrates its 15th anniversary and features over 350 restaurants across the Los Angeles area.

During Dine LA Restaurant Week, each participating restaurant will offer special dine-in menus for lunch and/or dinner. Diners can simply visit a participating restaurant, ask for the Dine LA Restaurant Week menu, and try out new dishes or enjoy their favorites. It’s strongly recommended to make advanced reservations.

Prices for lunches and dinners vary by restaurant and range from $15 to $65+. These prices do not include beverages, tax, and gratuity.

The non-profit Old Pasadena Management District (OPMD) said Old Pasadena is home to more than 100 restaurants, and the participation of over a dozen venues in Dine LA Restaurant Week highlights the district as a dining destination with a variety of culinary experiences. 

Among the notable participants include Agnes Restaurant and Cheesery, Fishwives, and Perle Restaurant, which are all Michelin-rated. 

Returning restaurants include All India Café, Bone Kettle, Jumak, Maestro’s, Mama M’s, Mi Piace Italian Kitchen, and more. Newcomers to the lineup include Champion’s, Chong Qing Yao Mei, No Comment, Motto Tea Café, and Boba Cha Cha.

Reservations can be made through the Dine LA website,,  or by contacting the restaurant directly. While advance reservations are encouraged due to the event’s popularity, walk-ins are also welcome.

For more information about the participating restaurants in Old Pasadena’s Dine LA Restaurant Week, visit

These Old Pasadena restaurants are participating in the Fall Dine LA Restaurant Week:

  • Agnes Restaurant & Cheesery American Lunch $35 
  • All India Café Indian Lunch $25; Dinner $35 
  • Boba Cha Cha International Lunch $15; Dinner $35 
  • Bone Kettle Asian Dinner $55 
  • Champion’s Curry Japanese Lunch $15; Dinner $15 
  • Chong Qing Yao Mei Chinese Lunch $45; Dinner $45 
  • Fishwives Seafood Lunch $45; Dinner $55 
  • Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Japanese Lunch $25; Dinner $45 
  • Il Fornaio – Pasadena Italian Lunch $25; Dinner $45 
  • JUMAK Restaurant and Lounge Asian Lunch $35 Dinner $55 
  • Maestro Restaurant Mexican Dinner $55 
  • Mama M Sushi Japanese Dinner $65+ 
  • Mi Piace Italian Kitchen Italian Lunch $35; Dinner $55 
  • Motto Tea Cafe International Lunch $25; Dinner $25 
  • No Comment Restaurant & Lounge American Lunch $35; Dinner $65+ 
  • Perle Restaurant French Dinner $65+ 
  • The Kitchen Italian Cafe & Pizzeria Italian Lunch $25; Dinner $35 

Old Pasadena, a National Register Historic District and considered one of the top shopping and dining destinations in the country, is located just 10 miles from downtown Los Angeles and offers a mix of 200 retail shops, and specialty boutiques, aside from the restaurants, cafes, and entertainment venues. 

The district is pedestrian-friendly and provides convenient parking and access to public transportation.

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