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Tarantino's Pizzeria

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784 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101-2118
+1 626-796-7836
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Pasadena, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful food, great staff, friendly, fun! Go for the pizza, salads, Stromboli, Calzone, or the gourmet pizzas. Yummy!

Thank galenc2012
Los Angeles, California
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113 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

This restaurant/cafe offers tasty Italian dishes in a very laid-back atmosphere. Although the seating areas are very, very tight, and cash is only accepted, the food is delicious. The pizza and chicken parmesan dishes were very tasty and full of flavor. Overall, Recommended for great Italian food.

Thank Robert V
Pasadena, California
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We have been going to Tarantino's for years now. It's a small, hideaway restaurant on East Green Street, just before Hudson Ave/Lake Ave on the southside. They have a community table and side tables that seat 4 people. We usually have take-out about once a month. The cooks and servers know my husband well and are always happy to see... More 

Thank Anita S
Pasadena, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Tarantino's has been at the same location for many years and serves a variety of Italian dishes. The pizzas are quite good as are all of the pasta plates. This is a small, hole in the wall establishment with a number of small tables plus one large "communal" table. This is a good place to go for good, somewhat basic... More 

Thank John G
Pasadena, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

This company can conduct their business any way that they want, however for a restaurant to ONLY accept CASH in the days of a "no cash" society, it ends up being very inconvenient for their customers. I paid for parking, walked several blocks, waited 30 minutes to be seated, only to see a "cash only" sign. We had to leave.... More 

Thank agogodaddyo
San Gabriel, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Delicious food. Very friendly atmosphere and waiters. Good wine selection. I give Tarantino's a two thumbs up!!

Thank Brujayo
Pasadena, California
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

hole in the wall italian food, all good. typical standard menu of pasta and pizza, beer and wine. parking can sometimes be an issue, cash only we typically have a couple pasta dishes and a 1/2 carafe. never disappointed

Thank Jon L
Incline Village, Nevada
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332 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2015

While in the LA area, specifically Pasadena, I made contact with my oldest friend of nearly sixty years. Over the decades we both traveled the world so though we always corresponded w rarely were in the same area to actually meet. Will this trip he was at his home office and I at mine so made it a point to... More 

Thank Edward S
Los Angeles, California, USA
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164 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

Delicious, hearty, flavorful simple Italian basics! Try the super garlicky mussels appetizer. Good variety of pizzas. Small pie is 14"! Cash only. Fantastically friendly staff.

1 Thank Angela L
Altadena, California
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

good pizzas, ok pasta nothing extraordinary, nothing fancy, the place is a bit crowded and loud at times.

1 Thank Nicolas H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 784 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101-2118
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-796-7836

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