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Where to Find Some of the Best French Toast in Pasadena On National French Toast Day

Published on Nov 26, 2020

Photo by Ralph Daily. Used under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.

Saturday, November 28, is National French Toast Day, and although some of you will still be recovering from your Thanksgiving food coma, others may want to participate in this sweet observance.

Here are a few places in Pasadena that will be able to accommodate your sweet tooth this year for National French Toast Day:

Marston’s Restaurant, located at 151 E. Walnut Street. This breakfast and lunch spot is known for its French toast and serves American fare in a charming cottage. For more information, call (626) 796-2459 or visit

Russell’s, at 30 N. Fair Oaks Ave., offers American comfort classics, plus Italian and French fare, with three meals a day in a bistro-like setting. Call (626) 578-1404 or visit

Copa Vida, at 70 S. Raymond Ave., is a light-filled cafe near ArtCenter College of Design serving French toast with coffee and tea, pastries, sandwiches and other munchies. Call (626) 213-3952 or visit

La Grande Orange Cafe is at 260 S. Raymond Ave. and serves generous portions of seasonal American chow in a restored train station. Call (626) 356-4444 or visit

The Reyn, at 635 N. Lake Ave., is a small, no-nonsense standby with counter seating dishes up homestyle breakfast plates. Call (626) 449-5768 or visit

Aux Delices Bakery Cafe, at 16 W. Colorado Blvd., specializes in catering for any occasion, including office luncheons, breakfast meetings, and holiday functions. For more information, call (626) 796-1630 or visit

The Pan, at 57 E. Holly Street, serves specialty pancakes, and The Pan French toast, which is two batter-dipped brioche slices with vanilla butter and powdered sugar, served with two eggs, any style, and two bacon slices or sausage. Call (626) 469-0099 or visit

MILO Cafe and Organic Juicery is located at 720 N. Lake Ave. #5, a breakfast and brunch restaurant, with a smoothie and juice bar and coffee shop. Call (626) 557-9566 or visit

And if you’re looking for some vegan or vegetarian friendly, gluten-free options, check out Green Street Restaurant, at 146 Shoppers Lane. Call (626) 577-7170 or visit

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