The Best Brunches In Pasadena, California

Cottage cheese pancakes, syrniki
Cottage cheese pancakes, syrniki | Photo by Max Nayman on Unsplash
Alex Andy Phuong

Pasadena loves its brunch, and so it’s small wonder there are so many great options in this Californian city. Discover the different options on offer with our guide to the best places here for a late breakfast or mid-morning meal. Did you know – Culture Trip now does bookable, small-group trips? Pick from authentic, immersive Epic Trips, compact and action-packed Mini Trips and sparkling, expansive Sailing Trips.

The Terrace

Peking duck

Located inside The Langham Hotel on Oak Knoll Avenue, this restaurant serves a fantastic dim sum brunch that will surely satisfy any cravings for Asian cuisine. The Terrace also serves Peking duck along with traditional breakfast dishes such as pastries and omelets, as well as bottomless mimosas.

Marston’s Restaurant

Marston’s Restaurant will satisfy the taste buds of anyone looking for a delicious brunch, served all day on weekends. Marston’s also offers picnic meals for special occasions, such as events at the Hollywood Bowl and Concerts in the Park.

Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles

Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles

Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles combines two foods that sound like an unlikely pair into a delicious combination. Of course there are many other, more famous food pairings, including peanut butter and jelly, that might seem unusual, but chicken and waffles reigns supreme here. Try it; you won’t be disappointed.

Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles, 830 N Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA, USA, +1 626 791 4890

The Raymond

Also known as ‘The Raymond 1886,’ this restaurant offers a wide variety of food to enjoy for brunch. The restaurant includes the name ‘Raymond’ in several of its dishes, including the ‘Classic Raymond Curry’ and the ‘Raymond Cheeseburger.’ Having a cheeseburger along with some pineapple French toast could actually be a clever way to incorporate breakfast items with lunch options into a heavenly mid-morning meal.

Plate 38

Bloody Mary

Plate 38 has a brunch menu that offers a plethora of options, ranging from a simple cup of Jones coffee to a delicious Bloody Mary and some great egg dishes. Don’t forget the bottomless mimosas to go with.

Plate 38, 2361 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA, USA, +1 626 793 7100

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