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415 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-5015
+1 626-578-0048
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Long Beach, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

We heard about this excellent dessert from Sunset Magazine. We went to the closest one to our home. It must be located in Little Saigon! We tried several examples of the cream puff. They were all excellent, but our favorite was the basic cream puff. On the wall it was explained the making of the double layered shell and also... More 

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Pasadena, California
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

This location is closed now, the closest other ones are by Arcadia Mall or downtown LA. I think it's been closed for over a year now....

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Thank Varesha108
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

This this was the first time I've ever been to this place and OMG it was amazing! My husband loves it he's been going here for a while and it was yummy! ;)

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Hong Kong
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

These cream puffs are VERY, VERY good! Not too sweet and delicious. HOWEVER, the branch on Lake could improve their housekeeping / cleanliness. There are two male servers in the shop that have the filthiest tunics/chef tops. They are in desperate need of a good wash! The shop needs a good clean too. Was glad we did not get sick!... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

The freshest cream puffs! Not overly sweet, tons of cream and a perfect crust! The cream is injected while you wait. They usually have 3 types of cream. The staff in Pasadena is terrific unlike the staff in other locations

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Pasadena, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014

Cream puffs! Not bad, not amazing, but if you have a craving for something like this, it's hard to find EXCEPT there's a dedicated store for this. Lol. Good times.

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Tucson
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2012

Cream Puff shells with your choice of filling. Vanilla, Chocolate or the special of the day which ranges from strawberry to coconut to banana. A little pricey but a nice, delicious treat. Reminiscent of the old Helm's Bakery cream puffs...they don't compare, but its a nice effort.

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Thank Cindy K
West LA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2010

very good desert item with very pleasant staff, highly recommend. Picturesque part of pasadena with cute little shops next door.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2009

Good and fattening cream puffs! = ) Just the way they were meant to be!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2008

great creamy puff...but too expensive...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 S Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-5015
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-578-0048

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?