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Cafe Descanso

1418 Descanso Dr, La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011-3102
+1 818-790-3663
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good15%
  • Average31%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
30 Mar 2017
“Very casual and can be slow”
15 May 2017
“WHAT A FIND”
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
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LOCATION
1418 Descanso Dr, La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011-3102
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

We had gone to the desconso gardens, were hungry and stumbled into the cafe. WOW. Excellently located, Nice table outdoors. Our waiter Theo was very nice. We ordered choppped salad, banh mi dips, turkey club oh and beignets and avocado toast. IT was terrific. It...More

Thank Momma L
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Fast food and more like concession stand ordering with help yourself outdoor seating and clean up. Located in the front entrance courtyard to Descanso Garden. This is separate from the Maple restaurant.

Thank windiveski
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Stand in line to order and pay. Food is delivered near the order point and must be carried to nearby tables. Can be crowded and slow during times of heavy traffic. The food is very good. Large sandwiches, good salads and a variety of drinks...More

Thank pixer1
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I have eaten here twice in the past month: The first time I ordered french-fries, I had a meeting & arrived 1/2 hour early. I asked how long they would take and I was told 5-10 minutes. 1/2 hour later I still had no fries....More

Thank Auntie-Nanuuq
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Expensive for a salad, I like the fresh squeezed orange juice. They ran out of sweet potato fries. Still ok to have brunch there.

Thank 752lanid
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Came with a group of friends and spent the day at Descanso Gardens. Was very pleasant experience. Enjoyed very much all the sites and the cafe. Food was very tasty, Prices are reasonable. Limited selection, but the choices my friends and I ate were all...More

Thank HonestGal88
Reviewed 4 January 2017

For a quick bite this cafe is convenient when you need a garden break. Be advised that you need to eat outside - so it's not an all-weather option. The food was well prepared and tasty, but the service not so great, from order taking...More

Thank AKT0707
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The cafe has fresh food and delicious coffee, served by charming people. The outdoor seating is a delight, and the whole experience is vey relaxing.

Thank Mary Jane D
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Fast courteous service, tasty food, and a decent variety... the best way to relax after exploring the gardens.

Thank JohhHoward
Reviewed 20 April 2016

The atmosphere was beautiful, surrounded by the Descanso Gardens. The Ham and Swiss Sandwich was very healthy and loaded with fresh Arugula. The price was reasonable. Unfortunately the line was extremely long with only one cashier. It took 30 minutes to get a sandwich.

Thank SOCGAC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1418 Descanso Dr, La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011-3102
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Canada Flintridge
  • Phone Number: +1 818-790-3663
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Description
Cafe Descanso located inside Descanso Gardens in Pasadena, serves an al fresco lunch menu and offers event and wedding catering.
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