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Pie n' Burger

) #49 of 555 Restaurants in Pasadena $$ - $$$ American,
913 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-4097
+1 626-795-1123
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“pies” (32 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (12 reviews)
“fries” (25 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
913 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-4097
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a venerable old diner in Pasadena and has been around since the early 1960s. If you visit at the weekend, you can expect to wait. However, what you get is a tasty burger. Nothing too spectacular, but still something to savor. The french...More

Thank vincemc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband & I went to Pie 'n Burger last week for lunch. We hadn't been there in many years since it's located on the opposite side of town from where we live. It's a Pasadena "institution" priding itself on local ownership, long-term staff, delicious...More

Thank Gloria M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The coconut meringue pie was pretty good. We also tried the fries which was standard. The service here wasn't great at all but we would still come back for the fries.

Thank itsxjackie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parking - can be tricky- Dont go Mon thru Fri during the week( its packed ) Try weekends after 1:00 pm or before 11:30 You might have to cross a busy street. Its not super cheap- but not crazy money either Staff - they get...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 June 2017

While I think the burgers are fine. Not the greatest. Fries not crisp but good. But oh my the pie is delicious. Full of fruit, little sauce and a flaky crust. It takes cash only so be prepared. Go for the Pie.

Thank paortho
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Came here to try what an Internet list called the "best burger in LA". It's about a block east of the busy shopping street of Lake Avenue. Small and narrow, it's got mostly counter seating and looks a bit like an old-style burger place. No...More

1  Thank lietuva_9
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a must have on any trip to Pasadena. The burgers are really traditional burgers with Thousand Island. The pies are better than mom makes. The milkshakes are made to order. Oh yes and come back for breakfast! Pancakes are fluffy.

Thank Renee W
Reviewed 1 March 2017

First, Pie N'Burger is CASH ONLY! Casual, local burger place located near Cal Tech and stores on Lake Ave. Sometimes street parking is available. If not, there is a parking garage nearby on Lake. As for food, the name says it all! They have burgers,...More

Thank ElleJisawesome
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Old fashion burger joint with mostly counter seating. Menu on the wall. Cherry cokes and shakes made to order. Good selection of pies with homemade crust. Friendly service. Great find.

Thank Ts_Travel_Adventures
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Went here for lunch when business had me in the area. The place was hopping at lunch time on a week day, but I immediately had a seat at the bar. Order a beer and cheeseburger and despite the crowd both arrived very quickly. The...More

Thank ilsete
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Restaurant Details

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American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 913 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91106-4097
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-795-1123
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