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899 E Del Mar Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-3202
+1 626-844-8900
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

What a diverse menu. Plant based burrito bowl? Yep. So many choices, so creative. Reasonable prices and high quality for all organic items. Everything from the cleanliness to the friendliness to the entrees is just excellent. Never been to a vegan restaurant before and I don't profess any style of diet, actually I'm a true American omnivore, but I will... More 

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Denver, CO
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127 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I had a great lunch here, and wish it was closer to my home so I could visit more often. I had the seasonal special, vegan reuben sandwich, and it was great. I didn't care for the fries as much (soft, baked potato wedges- rather than a crispy, salty fry); they were ok, just not what I had in my... More 

Thank gremlin_337
Geneva, Switzerland
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

RFD is a vegan restaurant with many gluten free choices as well. It's not necessarily healthy but it's definitely tasty. Ok, it's a little expensive but I think it's worth it. I usually have some lemonade and the RFD burger with seaside fries and every time it's been delicious. With how limited vegetarians, and especially vegans, usually find themselves, it's... More 

Thank Denaha
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Really beautiful, modern, with wood accents restaurant with outdoor patio seating on the sidewalk side, some booths, and quite a few tables inside. Loved the decor and the service, but the food was fab, fab, fabulous! As a Whole Food Plant-Based (vegan) eater for the past four years, I know great vegan food when I taste it. This is highest... More 

Thank Donna B
Pasadena, California
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430 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Wide range of cuisines represented on a menu that is made for vegans and vegetarians, but will not disappoint meat-eaters. Casual atmosphere and attentive staff and everything is super-tasty. Bonus: it's as much guilt-free as it is cruelty-free and as filling as it is healthy!

Thank Ray Q
Tustin, California
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482 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 477 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

[Disclosure: I am not a vegan; rather, I seek out this cuisine from time to time in the same way I might have a craving for a certain type of regional or ethnic food] I came here with a friend of mine—an expert on vegan cuisine—for a Sunday brunch. We simply searched out a list of vegan places in Pasadena... More 

Thank Jim L
Los Angeles, California
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86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

You will find a delicious healthy meal at RFD. The food is all plant-based and cruelty-free. The menu offers a wide variety for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The restaurant is modern and well appointed. The service is outstanding. They also have amazing vegan and gluten-free desserts. So, if you are in Pasadena, and if you have anyone in your party... More 

Thank Tony K
Mclean VA
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134 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The atmosphere is California casual with thoughtful service and delicious food. For dinner, we were four vegetarians and one doubtful omnivore. He ordered one of the tacos and was very happily surprised at how much he enjoyed his meal. For lunch, I ordered the sea-cake, an appetizer containing yams and other ingredients. It appeared as a doughnut shaped kind of... More 

Thank myjourney
Christchurch, New Zealand
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82 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Wow, the food is outstanding. Liked it so much I had to come back the next day. In a vegan alternate universe, this is how our world would be and we wouldn't have settle for the few sub-standard dishes the restaurant can try to make vegan. Nice decor, friendly service and my only complaint is that it took a longer... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

I only eat Vegan and travel a lot so I am constantly searching for good Vegan restaurants. To date this is the overall best Vegan restaurant I have eaten in. I was in Pasadena for 4 nights and ate here daily. Everything I tried was excellent. They also have a full bar and good wine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 899 E Del Mar Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-3202
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-844-8900
Opened recently in Pasadena. Also have restaurants in Santa Monica and West Hollywood.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?