The 10 Best Brunches In Pasadena, California

Photo of Alex Andy Phuong
30 November 2016

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.

The Terrace

Restaurant, American, $$$
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The Langham Hotel, Huntington, Pasadena, Los Angeles
The Langham Hotel, Huntington, Pasadena, Los Angeles | © Marc van der Chijs/Flickr
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.

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


Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles | Courtesy of Diane Vara

The Raymond

Restaurant, Bar, Pub, American, $$$
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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.


Bakery, Pastelaria, Pastry Shop, American, Pastries, Dessert, Gluten-free, $$$
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Lunasia Dim Sum House
Lunasia Dim Sum House | © stu_spivack/Flickr
Lincoln serves both breakfast and lunch all day long. Don’t let the appearance of this restaurant fool you, because this is a great place to enjoy quality food in spite of its warehouse-like space. Dine and shop at this unique location; it is possible to buy souvenirs along with a mid-morning meal here.