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Kathleen's Restaurant

595 N Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-1242
+1 626-578-0722
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“salmon salad” (3 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (2 reviews)
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595 N Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-1242
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Kathleen's has been in the same location for years. On north Lake Avenue above the 210 freeway. We used to eat here at least once a month, when we lived closer. This time however we dropped in after seeing a movie at the Paseo. We...More

Thank Anita S
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

I almost forgot about this excellent restaurant and it was a real treat to visit them today. This restaurant has been here for 35 years. The food is homemade. Seems 35 years ago all food was homemade, and this restaurant never changed the tradition. Homemade...More

Thank PilotMichael
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Had dinner with an old friend and we all had the wonderful salmon salad which is outstanding and ate it all as it is good sized.

Thank john B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Been coming here for over 20 years. You can always get a table...a BIG PLUS when others are jammed. Yes, the clientele is older. they know a good place when they eat at one. Kathleen is always there ensuring good food and service. Large portions,...More

Thank CayeBoy
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Appears to be a family run operation and no frills. Good service considering that there was one server & one busboy for the entire restaurant. We brought our own wine (2 bottles). The food was very nicely prepared. Just good food!

Thank lynndds
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We love Kathleen's!Consistently delicious food. Wonderful service. Their mixed berry chicken salad is so good that there is never a scrap of food or drop of dressing left on his dish.

Thank irishdiva49
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We have been coming to Kathleen's for many years now and keep returning because the quality of the food is way above average. Breakfast/Brunch has an abundance of choices. Any of the omelets, Eggs Benedict's or pancakes are worthy and they have a selection of...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I visited this restaurant about 25 years ago as a guest of a friend. I recalled the food being very fresh and tasty. A week ago I decided to stop in for dinner and much to my delight, the food quality had not diminished. So...More

Thank Tommy M
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Went to Kathleen's for lunch over the weekend and wish I had tried this place sooner! I believe it's a family owned restaurant, and everyone who works there, starting with the hostess, to the waitresses, to the bus boys, was super friendly and helpful! There...More

Thank GermaicanSpiceGirl
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Kathleen's restaurant has a casual decor. There is both table and booth seating, and they have a separate room to handle larger groups. Many older people frequent the restaurant during lunch, probably do to the fact that Kathleen's serves great food at a fair price....More

Thank PoppyGal63
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 595 N Lake Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-1242
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-578-0722
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